For Sale Inventory Key To Housing Health

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Freddie Mac’s most recent U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook takes a look at residential real estate at the year’s halfway point and forecasts what’s ahead for the second half of 2014. According to the outlook, the market for single-family homes has been operating at a slower-than-expected pace so far this year, with home sales still well below last year’s …

Builders Optimistic About New Home Sales

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Home builders have a unique perspective when it comes to gauging whether or not people are buying new homes. Because of this, the National Association of Home Builders’ Housing Market Index – which measures builders’ confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes – has become an important indicator of the housing market’s health. The Index scores builders’ perceptions …

4 Common Misconceptions About Buying A Home

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Though most Americans say they’d like to own their own home one day, there are a number of misconceptions about the buying process and current market that cause many to believe they won’t be able to get financing or can’t afford homeownership. According to a recent article from Christina Boyle, Freddie Mac’s vice president and head of single-family sales and …

Finding a Home in Ravenswood

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Located within the great city of Chicago, you will find the booming neighborhood of Ravenswood. It sits on the northern side of Chicago; over twenty years ago, Ravenswood was simply seen as a city that would soon make good for itself. Today, it has proved that prophecy to be true. Ravenswood has some of the most desirable property in all …