The Case-Shiller home price index continues to post declines, yet many of these observations are lagged. The current index release is for March with the April release scheduled for Monday. The March figure was off 1.1% from February, whcih is a sizeable slide. However, the late spring and early summer months are generally hotter selling seasons and this has yet to be reflected in the Case-Shiller numbers.
FNC, Inc has an alternative index based on a hedonic methodology that I really like. The formation of prices... read more
It is well known that economic conditions have greatly changed the rate of household formation. Young adults are cohabitating with parents, friends or relatives at an uncommon level. For this reason, John Burns, a recognized researcher who studies housing, believes that the rental market is about to "explode."
In the shadows of the housing crisis there are many individuals who are seeking a home of their own. This is likely to drive rental demand when job growth is sufficient to add fuel to this. ... read more
This Thursday the 16th there will be a Broker Pre-View Event at the Gables Community in Las Vegas. These homes feature:
Not REO or Short Sale
Small Gated Community
The event will be held at the community at 2920 Gables Vale Court from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. RSVP to GablesLV@cbvegas.com.
For more info visit www.Gableslv.com or call 702-259-2000.
This is a great community in a very convenient location. ... read more