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U.S. Foreclosures Falling Despite Recent Rise

Even though the housing crisis is over and foreclosures in the USA continue to fall on an annual basis, August saw a sharp increase, which shows that the effects of the recession have not fully subsided. According to a new report released by RealtyTrac, the prominent housing analysis firm, foreclosures in August rose by 7 percent over July, but they were still down by 9 percent compared to August 2013. 
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U.S. House Price Growth Likely to Rise by 3 Percent

According to an analysis of the latest data on homes for sale in the USA, local real estate markets in the U.S. are showing signs of a slowdown, but home values are still expected to rise by about 3.1 percent through August 2015.  Continue reading»U.S. House Price Growth Likely to Rise by 3 Percent

Why did Ray White move into Atlanta, USA?

I take the opportunity of introducing myself as a Director and Shareholder of Ray White Atlanta Sales and Property Management Services. My real estate career commenced in 1977 when I was in residential property management in Sydney. After three years I moved to join my brother Andrew Bell, to open our own business in Kensington in 1980.

After nine strong years of growth in the Eastern suburbs of Sydney with three offices and a large property management portfolio, the decision was made to sell our New South Wales operations and move to Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast, Queensland where we took over one of Ray White’s largest businesses at the time. Continue reading»Why did Ray White move into Atlanta, USA?

U.S. Rental Prices Up as Demand Outweighs Supply

According to the latest housing index from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), demand for rental properties in the United States is high, and rental prices have steadily increased during the first quarter of 2014.

In addition, rental prices are expected to grow throughout the year, which is great news for anyone interested in USA investment properties.
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Record Number of Cash Buyers in USA Property Market

A new record has recently been set in the United States for the number of people paying cash for residential properties. Among USA houses for sale in the first quarter of 2014, 42.7 percent were bought with cash rather than traditional home loans. In the previous quarter, only 37.8 percent of homes were purchased with cash, which is an increase of 19.1 percent.

This startling data was first reported by RealtyTrac, the respected real-estate information company based in California. However, the record quarter is based on the fact that cash purchases were not specifically tracked before 2011. Continue reading»Record Number of Cash Buyers in USA Property Market

USA House Prices to Rise by 3 Percent in the Next Year

Prices in the US property market are predicted to increase by 3 percent over the next year, but according to Zillow, the respected real estate information company, growth will largely depend upon location.

The Zillow Home Value Index is a trusted resource for determining property prices, and the index rose to $169,200 in February 2014, which is up by 5.6 percent over the previous year. In addition, the number of homes listed for sale by Zillow increased by 5.5 percent since last year.
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