Home Buying Sentiment Reaches a New High – Are You Ready to take Advantage?

There's been some interesting news already this week from The Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA), better known as Fannie Mae, the government sponsored, leading source of financing for mortgage lenders. Fannie Mae reports that its Home Purchase Sentiment Index rose by 3.3 points in July to 86.5. This an all-time survey high, indicating a very … Continue reading Home Buying Sentiment Reaches a New High – Are You Ready to take Advantage?

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Five Key Considerations When Choosing a Rental Investment Property

While more and more people are buying homes these days, this doesn’t mean that the rental sector is any less popular. All future predictions are for an even more lucrative renting environment, so the attraction of developing a rental property portfolio and a consequent passive income stream is definitely growing. Just last week, for example, … Continue reading Five Key Considerations When Choosing a Rental Investment Property

Six Top Reasons Why Right Now Is A Great Time To Sell Your Home

It's now officially summer and it's fair to say that the local real estate market is sizzling hot too. This has already been a remarkable year for home sellers and, now that we're at peak season, things only look like getting even better. While it's totally your decision when is the right time for your … Continue reading Six Top Reasons Why Right Now Is A Great Time To Sell Your Home

A Timely Reminder of Just How Competitive Mortgage Rates Still Are

An Albuquerque Journal online article certainly grabbed our attention earlier today. The report said that latest Standard & Poor’s CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index, released today, is slightly above the peak it reached prior to recession in July 2006, rising 5.5% between September 2016 and September 2015. While this offers a national snapshot, and there are … Continue reading A Timely Reminder of Just How Competitive Mortgage Rates Still Are

Dealing Effectively With Multiple Offers For Your Albuquerque Area Home

As we've been reporting on this blog for some time, the extreme buoyancy of the current Albuquerque area real estate market is frequently leading to multiple offers for homes. This, of course, is just about the best news any seller can have, as it more and more often results in the sold price exceeding the … Continue reading Dealing Effectively With Multiple Offers For Your Albuquerque Area Home