Updated News on Real Estate 2012The latest statistics surrounding real estate tells us that the number of improving housing markets almost doubled this first month of the new year. According to Improving Markets Index, 76 markets are now getting better. This translates to 35 more markets since last December. This index, prepared by the National Association of Home Builders and the First American Financial Corporation, deems a market is improving when there are more jobs available, higher home prices and more single-family housing permits for at least six months.
Due to better home prices and low interest rates, people are starting to get a little more comfortable with the idea of buying a house. Sure there’s always things to worry about or take care of when owning a home besides the actual sale price, but people are generally feeling better about it. A 30-year-fixed-rate is around 3.91% these days. Total home sales increased 4% this past November and residential construction went up 2%. Mortgage delinquencies have gone down 25% since January of 2010, however 2 million Americans are still facing foreclosure.
Are you in the market for buying a home this year? If you are, you might get a very good deal what with all the inventory of residences that’s on the market. All you need is a little patience and a good realtor with extensive experience in this market. Take the time to research, view homes online and of course view some in person. You should have a list of must-haves and deal breakers to help you find exactly what you want and not get lost in everything that’s out there. With a professional realtor with a great network, you’ll be able to find the home of your dreams, possibly at the price of your dreams.
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