Monthly Archives: September 2012

Home Prices Slip

This article from Radar Logic points to a market that is still a question mark.  Much of the country is seeing increases and some like Phoenix are seeing 20%.  Here in the midwest, we still have not seen much of … Continue reading

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Presidential Election Delays Home Buyers

Many home buyers are putting off home purchases until after the November elections.  This is not a very scientific study put out by MortgageMarvel.com but they did ask 2500 adults who were shopping for homes.  I do think this phenomena … Continue reading

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Why are so many Buyers cancelling contracts?

Good article from Realtor Magazine.  I have had several deals not come together due to financing.  I am very much a proponent of “know your banker”.  I am even more of a proponent of “know your underwriter”.  The underwriter has … Continue reading

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Oneida County, Vilas County Home Sales

We have seen nice volume increases in home sales in Oneida and Vilas Counties.  The increases have not been evenly weighted across all price ranges. 2011            2012 $0 to $100,000           … Continue reading

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Are We Past the Bottom?

An interesting perspective from the Wall Street Journal.  We have not seen average increases like this here in the Northwoods but it is encouraging to see it elsewhere. http://blogs.wsj.com/developments/2012/09/04/heres-more-evidence-that-home-prices-have-hit-bottom/

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Oneida County, Vilas County Home Sales August 2012

    August home sales in the Northwoods remained strong.  For the fourth month in a row, home sales exceeded the century mark.  That is the first time since 2008 that we have seen home sales above 100 units for … Continue reading

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Home Values Up

When you look at this information, things are improving.  We have not seen as much of an uptick here in the Northwoods but seeing a trend like this elsewhere is positive news for home sellers.  It is also a signal … Continue reading

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