Posts Tagged ‘home search’

Is It Cheaper to Own than Rent in Todays Orlando Real Estate Market?

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

The quick answer… YES!   Trulia’s Winter 2013 Rent vs. Buy Report looked at homes for sale and for rent on Trulia between Dec. 1, 2012, and Feb. 28, 2013, and compared the costs, factoring in transaction costs, taxes and opportunity costs. For homeownership costs, study authors assumed a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 20 percent down, itemizing […]

Did Your Real Estate Market Make the Short List?

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

    In 2012, 41% of home buyers said they began their home search on the internet and 47% of home buyers found the home that they purchased online. So, which real estate markets are attracting the most traffic from prospective home shoppers online? Realtor.com released its top-searched metros for January, which shows that Chicago […]

What’s the Best Season to Sell My Home?

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

  Florida home owners are entering the peak season to sell their homes. After the holidays, buyers tend to start getting more aggressive with their house hunting. Search activity usually peaks around March or April in most states, according to a new study of home searches from 2007 to 2012 conducted by Trulia.   In September, searches slow […]