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Trulia Reports Asking Home Prices up 10.7 Percent Year-Over-Year Nationally as Mortgage Rates Rise

Trulia Reports Asking Home Prices up 10.7 Percent Year-Over-Year Nationally as Mortgage Rates Rise | New Jersey Real Estate News | Scoop.it

Trulia, Inc.  (NYS: TRLA) , a leading online marketplace for home buyers, sellers, renters, and real estate professionals, today released the latest findings from the Trulia Price Monitor and the Trulia Rent Monitor. These indices are the earliest leading indicators available of trends in home prices and rents.


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South Jersey area is stable and climbing.

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Tips to Sell Your Home in The Fall

Tips to Sell Your Home in The Fall | New Jersey Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Selling in the fall is not hard to do if you take the season into account. Follow these tips to sell your home in the fall to increase your success.

Via Tom Horn-Real Estate Appraiser
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We, in Southern NJ are a 4 Season sales market . Each season offers a different approach to marketing your home.

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Bill Gassett's comment, September 23, 2014 4:20 PM
Thanks for sharing the Fall home selling tips Kimberly!
Naomi Pena's curator insight, November 3, 2014 12:03 PM

I have noticed that there are a lot of for sale signs popping up in my neighborhood.  Here are some good tips from Bill on selling your home in the fall.

Bill Gassett's comment, November 3, 2014 12:08 PM
Thanks for sharing how to sell your home in the fall @Naomi Pena!
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41% of Americans Would Prefer to Build their Home | Keeping Current Matters

41% of Americans Would Prefer to Build their Home | Keeping Current Matters | New Jersey Real Estate News | Scoop.it

 sounds like a great sweetspot for  companies like @bluhomes


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Buying an existing home vs. new construction home.  My new construction buyers always underestimated the cost of finishing a new home move in.  The investment of getting a fenced yard, the landscaping, the window treatments & painted walls proved to blow the budget. Resales are more popular with experienced buyers.

 

 

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Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's curator insight, May 12, 2014 2:43 PM

 sounds like a great sweetspot for  companies like @bluhomes with their great product and energy efficiency  and less constraints then site built #homes

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41% of Americans Would Prefer to Build their Home | Keeping Current Matters | @scoopit via @BayAreaFHAguy http://sco.lt/...

Michael Stuart's curator insight, May 31, 2014 5:08 AM

New homes are preferred on the Texas coast when the communities are nearly finished.

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» The Ownership Generation Is Aging

» The Ownership Generation Is Aging | New Jersey Real Estate News | Scoop.it
» The Ownership Generation Is Aging
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Our 50+ generation is primarily home owners....until.....

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South Jersey History & Adventures

South Jersey History & Adventures | New Jersey Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Exploring South Jersey And Beyond. (South Jersey History & Adventures | Exploring South Jersey And ... http://t.co/F4zxpTCzrz #sj #southjersey)

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Always something new to explore and learn about in Southern New Jersey!

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» The Government Shutdown and Its Play on Housing

» The Government Shutdown and Its Play on Housing | New Jersey Real Estate News | Scoop.it
» The Government Shutdown and Its Play on Housing
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News from Nationa Association of Realtors.

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10 tips to help sell your home | Moneywise

10 tips to help sell your home | Moneywise | New Jersey Real Estate News | Scoop.it
If you're planning to sell your home in you may need to spruce it up a bit. But don't worry, it doesn't have to cost the earth. Moneywise gives you our top 10 tips for a quick sale.
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Get ready to sell your home using great advice for a smart move.

 

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The IRS Treatment of Reverse Mortgage Interest Paid

The IRS Treatment of Reverse Mortgage Interest Paid | New Jersey Real Estate News | Scoop.it
A reverse mortgage pays homeowners in advance for title to their principal residence. The loan comes in the form of a lump-sum or monthly payment, or a line of credit. When the homeowner moves out ...
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There is a lot of research to do when considering IF a reverse mortgage is your answer.

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30-year-mortgage rate remains at 4.40%

30-year-mortgage rate remains at 4.40% | New Jersey Real Estate News | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (MfreddarketWatch) -- The average rate for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage remained at 4.40% in the week that ended Aug. 15, Freddie Mac said Thursday in its weekly report.
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Better to pay down mortgage or refinance? #PersonalFinance

Better to pay down mortgage or refinance? #PersonalFinance | New Jersey Real Estate News | Scoop.it

"Question: We have a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage with a rate of 4.875%. We originally borrowed $165,000. We still have 25 years left until the loan is paid off. Just a year into the mortgage, we placed it on biweekly, or twice-monthly, payments. We also have been paying toward the principal as much as possible and now have the principal down to $124,000." http://on-msn.com/12dYmIN


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Words of wisdom.

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Four out of Five Real Estate Professionals Expect Both Home Values
and Transactions to Increase in 2013

Four out of Five Real Estate Professionals Expect Both Home Values<br/>and Transactions to Increase in 2013 | New Jersey Real Estate News | Scoop.it

Market Leader LEDR -0.12% , a leader in online marketing and technology solutions for real estate professionals, today released results of a nationwide survey highlighting a significantly more optimistic real estate community across several key market indicators,


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Things to Do After Selling Your Home

Things to Do After Selling Your Home | New Jersey Real Estate News | Scoop.it
What are some of the most important things to do after selling your home? Find out what you should never forget once you have closed on your property.

Via Tom Horn-Real Estate Appraiser
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Finally, a really good article for the seller's check list. The REMAX agent in Mass. found the words to put "chaos" into a well written "to do list" that I am glad to share with the seller's I work with in NJ. 

 

 

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Bill Gassett's comment, July 31, 2014 10:37 AM
Thanks for sharing what to do after selling your home Tom!
Bill Gassett's comment, August 4, 2014 2:06 PM
Thanks for sharing Kimberly!
Bill Gassett's comment, August 4, 2014 9:30 PM
Thanks for sharing Mike!
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Explainer: Just How Bad Is New Jersey's Foreclosure Crisis? - Philly.com (blog)

Explainer: Just How Bad Is New Jersey's Foreclosure Crisis? - Philly.com (blog) | New Jersey Real Estate News | Scoop.it
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Explainer: Just How Bad Is New Jersey's Foreclosure Crisis?
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Real estate is LOCAL...just like weatHer.

 

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Year-End Home Flipping Report & Distressed Properties Report

Year-End Home Flipping Report & Distressed Properties Report | New Jersey Real Estate News | Scoop.it
  RealtyTrac recently released its year-end 2013 Home Flipping Report.  The report states that 156,862 homes were flipped in 2013.  These homes were purchased then sold within six months.  Thi...
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2013 sales numbers show great improvement.

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Signs of strength in South Jersey real estate market | NJBIZ

Signs of strength in South Jersey real estate market | NJBIZ | New Jersey Real Estate News | Scoop.it
The South Jersey Commercial Real Estate market had a solid first quarter of 2013, according to a new report, fueling hopes for a strong 2013.

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Government shutdown will freeze USDA mortgage operations | Inman News

Government shutdown will freeze USDA mortgage operations http://t.co/bgkLvz10dE
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This area of NJ has a lot of residential areas that USDA financing would cover....what happens to the mortgage loans already in processing for closing?

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» Market Insider: Regional Variations in Recovery

» Market Insider: Regional Variations in Recovery | New Jersey Real Estate News | Scoop.it
» Market Insider: Regional Variations in Recovery
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National Association of Realtors (NAR) is giving us the facts.

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Mortgage rates seem to have leveled off for the time being - Washington Post

Mortgage rates seem to have leveled off for the time being - Washington Post | New Jersey Real Estate News | Scoop.it
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Following a run-up in the spring and early summer, mortgage rates seem to have leveled off for the time being, according to the latest data released by Freddie Mac.
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Trulia Reports Asking Home Prices up 10.7 Percent Year-Over-Year Nationally as Mortgage Rates Rise

Trulia Reports Asking Home Prices up 10.7 Percent Year-Over-Year Nationally as Mortgage Rates Rise | New Jersey Real Estate News | Scoop.it

Trulia, Inc.  (NYS: TRLA) , a leading online marketplace for home buyers, sellers, renters, and real estate professionals, today released the latest findings from the Trulia Price Monitor and the Trulia Rent Monitor. These indices are the earliest leading indicators available of trends in home prices and rents.


Via Russ Bergeron
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South Jersey area is stable and climbing.

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January Pending Home Sales Up in All Regions

January Pending Home Sales Up in All Regions | New Jersey Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Pending home sales rose in January, and have been above year-ago levels for the past 21 months, according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR).
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Current news is encouraging!

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Real Estate Technology Simplified — Scott's Tech Tips

Real Estate Technology Simplified — Scott's Tech Tips | New Jersey Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Have you been feeling overwhelmed by all of the programs, websites, devices and web services available in our industry today? I am constantly looking for ways to make things easier to understand for sales associates.

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Housing Prices Could Rebound In A Big Way Thanks To Hurricane Sandy

Housing Prices Could Rebound In A Big Way Thanks To Hurricane Sandy | New Jersey Real Estate News | Scoop.it
For homeowners in places devastated by last week’s storm, it’s hard to imagine their local real estate market ever coming back. New Jersey’s Seaside Heights, for example, sits on a barrier island that took a direct hit from Sandy.

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