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Home Prices Are Rising: Yea! But That Also Means Higher Costs

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Let out a sigh of relief, homeowners. Home prices are on the rise, which is great if you're thinking of putting your house on the market. Just keep in mind that rising prices might mean rising bills, too. Image: Liz Foreman for HouseLogic

Home Values to Rise 13% Over Next Two Years: Economist

Pent-up demand for home ownership will lead to a multiyear housing recovery and a 13% increase in home prices in 2013 and 2014, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Chief Economist Lawrence Yun said at NAR’s Midyear Legislative Meetings in Washington, D.C., this week.

Friday Five: The Year of the Housing Bottom

More stable home prices point to housing market bottom, as REALTORS® ready to rally for home ownership and the economy in Washington.

The news that home prices are stabilizing across the country suggests that 2012 will be the year the housing market bottoms out. We also look to Washington, the site of next week’s rally for the American Dream. Plus, a group of REALTORS® is making waves with a $100M plan for the state’s national mortgage servicing settlement.

Friday Five: Indicators Look Up for Housing

Consumer confidence, bidding wars, and smaller home inventories signal a bullish outlook for the housing economy.

Friday Five: New Indicators Show a Housing Rebound

Existing-home sales, low mortgage rates, and a spike in home builder confidence point to a housing turnaround.

Rebounding from another slow year, the housing market is picking up steam. Prospective home buyers are taking advantage of low mortgage rates, and home builder sentiment reached its highest level in more than 4 years this week. Housing is also gaining a bit of attention on the campaign trail. Dems and Republicans took part at a South Carolina rally promoting home ownership. Read these headlines and more in this week’s Friday Five.

5 Tips For Selling To A Pet Owner

5 Tips For Selling To A Pet Owner

Home buyers with pets are a special breed. Selling them the ideal, pet-friendly home is easy with these tips:

Pending Home Sales Slip in July but Up Strongly from One Year Ago

Pending Home Sales Slip in July but Up Strongly from One Year Ago

Trying To Sell A House? Do This First

Trying To Sell A House? Do This First

There are things most homeowners miss when preparing to sell a home. They are simple things. They are easy things.  They are things our System members wish every homeowner did.

5 Tips For Selling Homes In Tourist Towns

5 Tips For Selling Homes In Tourist Towns

Selling in a popular travel destination? Here are some tips from CENTURY 21 System members to help you bring out the best in your listings.