Real Estate Information

Luxury Real Estate Information


Rancho Palos Verdes, California Homes
Palos Verdes, California Homes
South Bay, California Homes
Luxury Mexican Beachfront Homes

Featured Properties


Oceanfront Estate Near Trump National

Related Information


Loan Information
Real Estate Information
Mortgage Refinance Information

Should You Sell Before the Housing Bubble Pops


For the past several years housing prices have risen dramatically. With interest rates continuously moving up, and more and more people being priced out of the market, all signs point to an imminent housing market correction. So should you sell your home now before prices drop or should you stick it out and see what happens? It really depends on your individual situation.

Let's face it, we all need a place to live and the world and United States population continues to grow. Any correction in the housing market will inevitably be short lived, relatively speaking. Historically it is not uncommon to see house prices drop 10-20% during a correction cycle and for these cycles to last several years. Inevitably, however, the housing market recovers and prices continue to rise over the long run.

Before a homeowner decides to sell out to beat the housing market, he or she should first decide what their 5 and 10 year plans are and what their home needs will be. If the plan is to stay in the same community and that the current home will meet their long term needs, e.g. enough bedrooms for a growing young family, then there should be no real reason to sell out. Unless of course your feeling lucky and want to gamble. However, if you sell out too early you may find yourself priced out of a new home and stuck in an apartment for much longer than you planned. As most financial investors will advise, it is not wise to time the market. Instead invest on a regular basis that suits your long term financial goals. Your home will probably be your biggest investment, so as with other financial investments, attempting to time the market is ill-advised.

On the other hand, if your medium or long range plan includes moving to another community and/or requiring a change in housing needs then it may be wise to take advantage of a sellers market. For example, if the children have all grown up and left the nest and you have been contemplating downsizing it probably is wise to take advantage of a sellers market.

Whatever the market conditions are, when deciding to buy or sell a house, first evaluate your own specific goals and plans, and then assess the market conditions. If the current housing market condition is favorable with your goals, then certainly take advantage of it. If it is not, then reassess your plans and see if your timeline can be stretched out to await better market conditions. If they can not, then indeed, you may need to make a less than favorable housing decision to meet you longer term goals.

Me_Donovan@comcast.net
http://www.homeadditionplus.com
http://www.homeaddition.blogspot.com

Over the past 20+ years Mr. Donovan has been involved with building homes and additions to homes. His projects have included: building a vacation home, building additions and garages on to existing homes, and finishing unfinished homes. Mr. Donovan's formal education and profession have been as an Electrical Engineer and Marketing Manager.


MORE RESOURCES:
This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news


Wall Street Journal

The Bullies of Real Estate
Wall Street Journal
“Bullying is rampant among real-estate agents, but you see less of it among the top-performing agents. The most common form of bullying here is a passive-aggressive running of the clock, which usually happens when buyers and sellers are negotiating ...



Chron.com

Real estate briefs: MetroNational sells three office buildings
Chron.com
Houston-based MetroNational has sold three office buildings in deals brokered by Dan Miller and Trent Agnew of HFF. Houston-based S&B Engineers and Constructors, represented by Mission Asset Marketing, purchased a 155,118-square-foot building at ...



theberkshireedge.com

Welcome to Real Estate Friday!
theberkshireedge.com
What's on the Market – Fall Specials: A second installment of great properties at reduced prices! Transformations – Red House Design transforms an outdated Cape into an oasis of calm and modernity. Weekly real estate transactions for Berkshire County ...



Forbes

DJ Khaled Is All About The Real Estate
Forbes
After buying a $25.9 million dollar waterfront beach house in Miami, DJ Khaled decided to keep his fingers in the Florida real estate game a little longer by lending his name to a luxury listing in Hibiscus Island, Miami. He, not being a shy promotor ...



Forbes

Combining Traditional And Modern Real Estate Tactics To Survive Industry Evolution
Forbes
In a digitized era where agile business principles reign supreme, traditional commercial real estate principles are being tested like never before. There's no denying that technology has impacted and even disrupted all real estate asset classes ...



Reuters

China's real estate investment slows in September as caution sinks in
Reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) - Growth in China's real estate investment eased in September and home sales fell for the first time since April, as developers dialed back expansion plans amid economic uncertainties and as additional curbs on speculative investment ...

and more »


Forbes

New Investment Trap: Tapping Your Retirement Accounts For Real Estate Investing
Forbes
Lina: Yes, somewhere high on the list are bad actors promoting the purchase of rental real estate inside a tax-deferred retirement account such as a traditional IRA or 401(k). While this can be sold as a compelling strategy, it rarely ever is a good ...



Pensions & Investments

GWL acquiring Guggenheim Real Estate
Pensions & Investments
GWL Real Estate Advisors U.S. is acquiring real estate manager Guggenheim Real Estate from Guggenheim Investments, said Michele Walkau, senior vice president, corporate services for GWL Realty Advisors, in an email. Terms of the deal — which affects ...



GoDanRiver.com

Dan River Region real estate transfers
GoDanRiver.com
Recorded Sept. 17. » Wendy Ann Stone, Beverly Stone Jones (Beverly Denise Stone), Tracey Annette Stone, Barbara Allen Stone, guardian for the person and property of James Junior Stone and incapacitated adult to Buoy 10, Water Street, Old Ringgold ...



Forbes

Balancing Automation And Human Interaction In The Business Of ...
Forbes
The most successful individuals will utilize technology as a system of record and to assist with engagement, but also recognize when the human touch and ...

and more »

Google News

home | site map
© 2006 TIGER MEDIA