Michael R Balog

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What is Really Happening with Home Prices?

Home values have softened over the last twelve months. We are no longer seeing 6-7% annual appreciation levels for the national housing market. The current numbers are closer to 4%. Some have suggested that year-over-year appreciation levels could fall to 3% or less this year. However, a stronger-than-expected economy and a good spring housing market [...]

By |2019-05-16T13:40:34-04:00May 16th, 2019|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|0 Comments

A Lack of Inventory Continues to Impact the Housing Market

The housing crisis is finally in the rear-view mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are up and distressed sales (foreclosures and short sales) have fallen to their lowest point in years. The market will continue to strengthen in 2019. However, there is one thing that [...]

By |2019-05-13T14:23:12-04:00May 13th, 2019|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|0 Comments

Home Buyers are Optimistic About Homeownership!

When we consider buying an item, we naturally go through a research process prior to making our decision. We ask our friends and family members who have made similar purchases about their experience, we get opinions and insights, and we read reviews online. There’s no difference when considering a home purchase! Most homebuyers start by [...]

By |2019-05-07T13:18:01-04:00May 7th, 2019|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|0 Comments

Why Access Is One of the Most Important Factors in Getting Your House Sold!

So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a real estate professional to help you through the entire process, and they have asked you what level of access you want to provide to your potential buyers. There are four elements to a quality listing. At the top of the list is access, followed by condition, financing, [...]

By |2019-05-06T12:56:21-04:00May 6th, 2019|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|0 Comments

Your Fabulous New Dream Home is Now Available

Over the last several years, many “baby boomers” have undergone a metamorphosis. Their children have finally moved out and they can now dream about their own future. For many, a change in lifestyle might necessitate a change in the type of home they live in. That two-story, four-bedroom colonial with three bathrooms no longer fits [...]

By |2019-05-02T10:38:46-04:00May 2nd, 2019|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|0 Comments