Rising prices are fueling the practice of house flipping, which have some worried about another inflated housing bubble. However, others argue that flippers have a positive impact on the market, creating beneficial transactions for agents and fixing homes in disrepair which increases the overall value of the neighborhood. In California, homes bought and resold within…

Good news agents, the number of prospective buyers signing contracts to buy previously owned homes increased last month to the highest level in three years, which is just one more sign that the housing market’s rebound is well under way. The National Association of Realtors said on Thursday that its seasonally adjusted index for pending…

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We have just entered a new era, not seen before in the California home real estate market. Are you and your fellow real estate agents and brokers ready for this new ecosystem? Think about it. Home foreclosures plunged 67% this year. Last quarter’s 18,567 default notices were the lowest we’ve seen in California in seven…

Why have sales of previously owned home sales dropped with inventory at record lows? Is the housing rebound over? An unexpected drop in the market occurred between March and February, when sales of previously owned homes fell 0.6%. The National Association of Realtors’ reported several reasons behind the shift. The first being a lack of…