Archives: 2011 July

The market this week in Prospect Heights

July 30th, 2011, No Comments

Here is the realtime real estate data for Prospect Heights as of this week. It includes information on inventory, price, price per square foot and days on market

Pending Home Sales Rise For 3rd Straight Month

July 29th, 2011, No Comments

Buyers are writing contracts at a furious pace nationwide. On a seasonally-adjusted basis, the Pending Home Sales Index rose 2 percent last month to reach its highest level since March.

Is An FHA Mortgage Better Than A Conforming One?

July 26th, 2011, No Comments

The FHA is insuring a greater percentage of loans than during any time in recent history. In 2006, it insured roughly 5 percent of the purchase mortgage market. Today, it insures one-quarter. “Going FHA” is more common than ever before — but is it better?

The market in Prospect Heights this week

July 22nd, 2011, No Comments

Here is the latest realtime real estate data for Prospect Heights as of 7/15. It includes information on median price, inventory, days on market and price per square foot

Housing Starts Surge 9 Percent; Signal A Strong Fall Season

July 20th, 2011, No Comments

Builders are busy once again. According to the Census Bureau, Single-Family Housing Starts rose to 453,000 on a seasonally-adjusted, annualized basis in June — a 9 percent spike from the month prior and the highest reading in 3 seasons.

The Market In Carroll Gardens and Red Hook

July 19th, 2011, No Comments

Here is the latest realtime real estate data for Carroll Gardens and Red Hook as of last weekend, July 17

There’s 3.7 Million Homes For Sale. Is Yours Standing Out From The Crowd?

July 18th, 2011, No Comments

According to the National Association of REALTORS®, there are more than 3.7 million homes for sale this month. If your home is among them, are you doing what it takes to stand apart from the crowd?

The 2Q Brooklyn Market Report Is Released This Morning

July 14th, 2011, No Comments

The Prudential Douglas Elliman 2Q 2011 Brooklyn Market Report was released today. It is created in conjunction with Miller Samuels, NYC premier appraisal and valuation firm to provide accurate, neutral data.

Fed Minutes Hint At New Economic Stimulus

July 13th, 2011, No Comments

The Federal Reserve released its June 2011 Federal Open Market Committee meeting minutes Tuesday. It contained no surprises.

The Market In Kensington This Week

July 11th, 2011, No Comments

This week’s realtime real estate market data for Kensington is here. It includes information on price, inventory, price per square foot and days on market.

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