SA We’re all familiar with FAQs, meaning “Frequently Asked Questions”, but what about those questions that are rarely asked but are just as important? This week we take a look at a handful of SAQs, “Seldom Asked Questions” regarding all things real estate. Join us!
We’ve seen it happen more times than we care to admit—a buyer finds their dream house and asks one of our talented CBI agents to represent them in the transaction. That’s great, as we specialize in helping both buyers and sellers, however the plot thickens when a buyer’s credit history is bit murky. Mortgage pre-approval […]
Every July 4th Weekend, we celebrate our independence from the rule of Great Britain all those years ago. Cookouts, parades, fireworks and fun—intended to not only remind us that at one point we weren’t a free a country, but also an opportunity for families across our great nation to enjoy ourselves, a release from the […]
Remember back to when you purchased your first home….the excitement of touring Open Houses, the hours researching local neighborhoods, the thrill visualizing how you will decorate the living room, and, of course, the stress of just how to come up with that all important down payment! Somehow, you were able to gather the money […]
Whether you’re a first time home buyer or have moved in and out of more houses than you care to remember, we’re willing to bet there were times when you had some trouble following the common lingo bantered about real estate agents. All those abbreviations and letters can be confusing, so we decided to […]
“Our house sold for the full asking price in one day! I don’t know why your home is sitting on the market for so long…..” Don’t you just love it when you’re house is listed and a “friend” or neighbor feels the need to share their good fortune with you?
Coldwell Banker Innovations Greets Some Fresh Faces Here at Coldwell Banker Innovations we are always trying to offer the quad-state area quality service and dedicated agents ready to go that extra mile. Whether you’re selling your property or looking for the house of your dreams, we have a partner who will exceed all […]
Home prices and home sales both showed strong annual growth during the third quarter, according to the latest report by the National Association of Realtors. The national median existing single-family home price jumped 7.6 percent from a year ago, to $186,100 — the strongest year-over-year increase for any quarter since first-quarter 2006, when prices were up […]
Home prices in August posted the largest annual increase in over six years according to data released this morning by CoreLogic. The company’s August Home Price Index (HPI) was up 3.6 percent over the August 2011 index number and was 0.3 percent above the index in July 2012. This is the sixth consecutive month that […]
Home prices will see steady increases through 2016 starting this year, according to a quarterly survey of more than 100 economists, real estate experts and investment strategists. The most recent S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, which include data through June, show national home prices up 1.2 percent from a year ago during the second quarter. All of […]