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9 Out of 10 Home Buyers Seek Energy-Efficiency!

According to a recent survey conducted by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 9 out of 10 Buyers look for energy-efficient and environmentally friendly features in their search for a new home. This is especially true in the north and south where extreme temperatures occur on a regular basis and homeowners in the north are bracing for this winter’s higher utility bills. Continue reading

2012 Housing Market Saw Biggest Gain in 7 Years!

While many homebuyers and investors have sat on the sidelines expecting several more waves of foreclosures to keep the housing market depressed, the National median housing market ended 2012 with renewed strength and momentum.  According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) there were more closed sales, higher median home prices, more pending sales and the year ended with the lowest housing inventory in more than a decade in many states. Continue reading