Author Archives: Tarah Stovall

Forget the Price of the Home. The Cost is What Matters.

Home buying activing (demand) is up, and the number of available listings (supply) is down. When demand outpaces supply, prices appreciate. That’s why firms are beginning to increase their projections for home price appreciation going forward. As an example, CoreLogic increased their 12-month projection for home values from 4.5% to 5.6% over the last few months. The…

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Happiest cities in the US revealed in new Wallethub report

Two Orange County cities cracked a top 10 list of happiest cities in America, with Huntington Beach at #5 and Irvine at #2.   Plano, Texas, is the happiest city in the U.S., according to the WalletHub survey. The personal finance website ranked 182 cities by “emotional & physical well-being,” “income & employment” and “community & environment.” Irvine…

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Buying A Home Young Is The Key To Building Wealth

Homeowners who purchase their homes before the age of 35 are better prepared for retirement at age 60, according to a new Urban Institute study. The organization surveyed adults who turned 60 or 61 between 2003 and 2015 for their data set. “Today’s older adults became homeowners at a younger age than today’s young adults. Half the…

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The Best Time To List Your House? TODAY!

If you are thinking of selling your house this year, the best time to put it on the market might be right now. Let’s sit down together to see whether that is true in your neighborhood. Call me at 714.343.9294. 

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The #1 Reason To List Your House For Sale NOW!

If you are debating whether or not to list your house for sale this year, here is the #1 reason not to wait! Buyer Demand Continues to Outpace the Supply of Homes for Sale The National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) Chief Economist Lawrence Yun recently commented on the current lack of inventory: “Inventory coming onto the market during this…

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All Gave Some. Some Gave All.

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