Category Archives: Tucson

The Importance of Home Equity to a Family


There has been much written about how dramatically home values have increased over the last several years. With the increase in values, comes an increase in the equity each home owning family now has. The Joint Center of Housing Studies … Continue reading

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Fannie Mae’s Housing Forecast


Some Highlights:  30-year fixed mortgage rates are projected to increase steadily over the next year. Housing Starts will well surpass 2015 numbers. Home Sales will reach an annual rate of over 6 million by the fourth quarter of 2016.

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Homeownership Remains a Huge Part of the “American Dream”


There have been some who have voiced doubt as to whether or not the younger generations still consider buying a home as being part of the “American Dream”. A studyby Merrill Lynch puts that doubt to rest. According to their research, every … Continue reading

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Family Wealth Grows as Home Equity Builds


With residential real estate values rising quite substantially in most parts of the country over the last few years, many homeowners are seeing a major increase in their family’s wealth as equity continues to build in their house. A recent … Continue reading

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The Fine Homes Team Launches VIP Mover!


Telling clients that they are important to your business is important, but showing them has even more impact.  In our efforts to show our clients just how important they are to us we have launched VIPMover.com on our FineHomesBrokers.com web … Continue reading

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Breaking News about Resale Home Contracts


Huge news on signed real estate contracts.  Contracts to purchase previously owned U.S. homes matched a two-year high in May, fueling optimism the housing market is poised for a recovery. The National Association of Realtors said on Wednesday its Pending … Continue reading

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