This week’s relevant links: Week of April 15th-19th, 2013

“The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets”. Will Rogers   70% of lenders believe housing recovery is real A new survey of bank risk professionals shows the originations space warming to the idea of expanding home lending Q1 Consumer Outlook Survey showing Consumer Confidence in

This week’s relevant links: Week of April 1st-6th, 2013

“What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.” ― Joseph Addison   GenY is finally in a mood to buy (houses) A generation that’s about 90 million strong, Millennials (or Generation Y) form the largest demographic

This week’s relevant links March 18th-22nd, 2013

“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” John Steinbeck    Prices to Skyrocket if Rates Stay Low for Two Years / Housing `Never Been More Affordable,’ Burns Says Potential home buyers can purchase a 34% more expensive home today than they could at the end of

This week’s relevant links March 11th-15th, 2013

 “You never have a friend all figured out. Just when you think you know what makes them tick, they tock”. ~Robert Brault  There’s A Buyer Rush In The US Housing Market Unlike Anything We’ve Ever Seen Oppenheim says real estate agents are “widely citing increased buyer urgency due to the combination of persistent inventory shortages

This week’s relevant links March 4th-11th, 2013

  “Daffodils that come before the swallow dares, and takes the winds of March with beauty.” William Shakespeare   Check out the Hottest Seller’s Markets: Prices Are Rising by Double Digits, Competition Is Keen and Houses Sell Fast Anyone who cares about real estate is probably familiar with the terms “seller’s market” and “buyer’s market.”