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2 Trends Helping Keep Housing Affordable

Two positive trends have started to emerge that impact the 2019 Spring Housing Market. Mortgage interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate loan have dropped to new lows, right as reports show that wages have increased at their highest rate in decades! These two factors have helped keep housing affordable despite low supply of houses for […]

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How Quickly Can You Save Your Down Payment?

Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on where you live, median income, median rents, and home prices all vary. So, we set out to find out how long it would take to save for a down payment in each state. Using data from HUD, Census and Apartment […]

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Existing Home Sales Slow to Start Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights:Existing Home Sales slowed to an annual pace of 5.21 million home sales in March.Low inventory levels are still impacting home sales! The current month’s supply of homes for sale is 3.9-months.Median home prices were up 3.8% over last March at $259,400. This marked the 85th consecutive month with year-over-year price gains.Call Teresa Ryan […]

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New Study Reveals One Surprising Reason for the Inventory Shortage

There has been a great amount written on millennials and their impact on the housing market. However, the headlines often contradict each other. Some claim this generation is becoming the largest share of first-time home buyers, while others claim millennials don’t want to own a home, blaming them for the dip in homeownership rate. While it […]

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Would an Economic Slowdown Impact Home Values?

 See all homes for sale in Chicago’s Best Western Suburbs, visit: http://www.ryanhillgroup.com/ Get VIP Insider Access to dozens of home buying and selling reports, videos and secrets, click here: https://www.chicagolandhomesearch.com/info/vip-insider-access Find out the value of your Naperville or western suburban home in Chicagoland, here: https://www.chicagolandhomesearch.com/homevalue/value About This Video: Don’t let fear of an economic slowdown prevent you from […]

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Thinking About Selling Your Home in Naperville or the Western Suburbs?

Thinking about selling your home? Do it the RIGHT way. Call Teresa Ryan at 630-276-7575 today for a complimentary, no-obligation presentation to learn how the Ryan Hill Group (Century 21 Affiliated) will get your home sold. With thousands of buyers in our database looking for a home like yours, your home may already be SOLD! […]

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With Inventory Low: Will Your Dream Home Need Some TLC?

According to a new survey from Move.com, the wave of first-time homebuyers hitting the market this summer has resulted in an interesting statistic. Nearly 60% of buyers searching for a home this spring are willing to consider buying a fixer-upper, with 95% believing that the projects needed will increase their new home’s value! Realtor.com’s Chief Economist, […]

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5 Reasons Why Millennials Buy a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights:“The majority of millennials said they consider owning a home more sensible than renting for both financial and lifestyle reasons — including control of living space, flexibility in future decisions, privacy and security, and living in a nice home.”The top reason millennials choose to buy is to have control over their living space, at […]

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Are Low Interest Rates Here to Stay?

Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage have been on the decline since November, now reaching lows last seen in January 2018. According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, rates came in at 4.12% last week! This is great news for anyone who is planning on buying a home this spring! Freddie Mac […]

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Millennial Mythbuster – Homeownership Is Not Out of the Question | Teresa Ryan | Ryan Hill Group

 See all homes for sale in Chicago’s Best Western Suburbs, visit: http://www.ryanhillgroup.com/ Get VIP Insider Access to dozens of home buying and selling reports, videos and secrets, click here: https://www.chicagolandhomesearch.com/info/vip-insider-access Find out the value of your Naperville or western suburban home in Chicagoland, here: https://www.chicagolandhomesearch.com/homevalue/value About This Video: Some Millennials still believe they will never be able to […]

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