Nicholas Yannitelli's Blog Posts

More Americans Say Now Is A Good Time To Sell

Recently released data from Fannie Mae’s National Housing Survey revealed that rising home prices were the catalyst behind an eight-point jump in the net percentage of respondents who say now is a

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How To Get The Most Money From The Sale Of Your Home

Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensure

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Lack Of Existing Home Inventory Slows Sales Heading Into Fall INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights:- The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their latest Existing Home Sales Report. - First-time homebuyers made up 31% of all sales in August.- Homes are selling

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Home Sales Expected To Increase Nicely In 2018

Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and The Mortgage Bankers Association are all projecting that home sales will increase in 2018. Here is a chart showing what each entity is projecting in sales for the

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5 Reasons To Sell This Fall

Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this fall makes sense.1. Demand Is StrongThe latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand

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Top 5 Reasons Why Millennials Choose To Buy 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,

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Looking For Your Dream Home Know What You Want Vs What You Need

In this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is really important to know what you’re looking for when you start your home search.If you’ve been thinking about buying a

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Happily Ever Homeowner

Married couples once again dominated the first-time home buyer statistics last year at 66% of all buyers, according to the most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers. It is no surprise that having

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America Needs Your House

The biggest challenge in today’s real estate market is a lack of housing inventory. How big of a challenge is the housing shortage? Here are what four industry economists are saying on the issue

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Homeowners Do You Know Your Homes Value

The latest edition of CoreLogic’s Home Price Index shows that nationally, home prices have appreciated 6.7% over the last year and 0.9% month-over-month. The release of the report included this

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How Supply And Demand Impacts Real Estate Home Values INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights:- The concept of supply & demand is a simple one. The best time to sell something is when the supply of that item is low & the demand for that item is high!- Anything under a 6-month

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4 Reasons To Buy A Home This Fall

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting.1. Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 6.7%

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How Your Homes Value Grows Your Familys Wealth

Over the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate 3.64% per year on average and to grow by 18.4% cumulatively, according to Pulsenomics’ most recent Home Price Expectation Survey,

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Number Of Buyers Putting Down Less Than 10 Percent Hits 7 Year High

According to Black Knight Financial Service’s Mortgage Monitor Report, 1.5 million Americans have purchased a home with down payments under than 10% over the last 12 months. This is great news for

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Top 5 A Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Pro INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights:- Hiring a real estate professional to buy your dream home, or sell your current house, is one of the most 'educated' decisions you can make!- A real estate professional has the

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Where Are Home Prices Heading In The Next 5 Years

Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey.Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a nationwide

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Empty Nesters Best To Remodel Or Time To Sell

Your children have finally moved out and you and your spouse now live alone in a four-bedroom colonial (or a similar type of house). You have two choices to make:    1. Remodel your

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Nows The Time To Keep Up With The Joneses

Does your current house fit your needs? Does it seem like everyone else is moving up and moving on to more luxurious surroundings? Are you wondering what it would take to start living your dream?

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Homeowners Net Worth Is Still Greater Than A Renters

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. The latest survey, which includes data from 2010

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Homes Are Selling Quickly Nationwide

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their latest Existing Home Sales Report, which revealed that homes were on the market for an average of 28 days in June. This is a slight

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Your Home Is An Oasis In An Inventory Desert

First-time home buyers are flocking to the real estate market by the thousands to find their dream homes in order to make their dreams of home ownership a reality. Unfortunately for many, the

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If Your Home Hasnt Sold Yet Definitely Check The Price

The residential housing market has been hot. Home sales have bounced back solidly and are now at their fourth highest pace over the past year. Demand has remained strong ­throughout spring as many

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The Impact Your Interest Rate Makes INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights:- Interest rates have come a long way in the last 30 years.- The interest rate you secure directly impacts your monthly payment and the amount of house that you can afford if you

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20 Tips For Preparing Your House For Sale INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights:- When listing your house for sale your top goal will be to get the home sold for the best - There are many small projects that you can do to ensure this happens!- Your real estate

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Study FSBOs Dont Save Real Estate Commission

One of the main reasons why For Sale By Owners (FSBOs) don’t use a real estate agent is because they believe they will save the commission an agent charges for getting their house on the market

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To Stage Or Not To Stage That Is The Question INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights:The National Association of Realtors surveyed their members & released the findings of their Annual Profile of Home Staging.50% of staged homes saw a 1-10% increase in dollar value

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Why Is It Important To Use A Professional To Sell Your Home

When a homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible price for it with the least amount of hassles along the way. However, for the vast majority of sellers, the most

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Housing Inventory Hits 30 Year Low

Spring is traditionally the busiest season for real estate. Buyers, experiencing cabin fever all winter, emerge like flowers through the snow in search of their dream home. Homeowners, in

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93 Percent Of Homes In The US Have Positive Equity

CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report  revealed that ninety-one thousand residential properties regained equity in Q1 2017. The outlook for 2017 remains positive as well, as an additional 600

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Why Working With A Local Real Estate Professional Makes All The Difference

If you’ve entered the real estate market, as a buyer or a seller, you’ve inevitably heard the real estate mantra, “location, location, location” in reference to how identical homes can

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How Long Do Most Families Stay In Their Home

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) keeps historical data on many aspects of homeownership. One of the data points that has changed dramatically is the median tenure of a family in a home,

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Hey Millennial Homeowners It May Be Time To Sell

Contrary to what many believe, Millennials are not the ‘renter’ generation. Millennials purchased a larger percentage (34%) of homes in the U.S. than any other age group in 2017 and the most

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Do You Know How Much Equity You Have In Your Home

CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 91,000 properties regained equity in the first quarter of 2017. This is great news for the country, as 48.2 million of all mortgaged properties are

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The Importance Of Home Equity In Retirement Planning

We often discuss the difference in family wealth between homeowner households and renter households. Much of that difference is the result of the equity buildup that homeowners experience over the

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Millennial Home Ownership Rate Increases

Recent headlines exclaimed the home ownership rate, as reported by the Census Bureau, rose again in the second quarter of 2017. What didn’t get much attention in the reports is that the home

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84 Of Americans Believe Buying A Home Is A Good Financial Decision

According to the National Association of Realtors®’ 2017 National Housing Pulse Survey, 84% of Americans now believe that purchasing a home is a good financial decision. This is the highest

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Do Your Future Plans Include A Move Whats Stopping You From Listing Now

Are you an empty-nester? Do you want to retire where you are, or does a vacation destination sound more your style? Are you close to retirement and not ready to move yet, but living in a home that

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2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

n Realtor.com’s recent article, “Home Buyers’ Top Mortgage Fears: Which One Scares You?” they mention that “46% of potential home buyers fear they won’t qualify for a mortgage to the

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5 Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Professional When Buying Or Selling

Whether you are buying or selling a home it can be quite an adventurous journey, which is why you need an experienced real estate professional to guide you on the path to your ultimate goal. In this

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75 Of Homeowners Think Now Is A Good Time To Sell

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released the findings of their Q2 Homeownership Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) Survey. The report covers core topics like, “if now

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Top Home Renovations For Maximum ROI INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights:- Whether you are selling your home, just purchased your first home, or are a homeowner planning to stay put for a while, there is value in knowing which home improvement projects

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Homeowners Your Home Must Be Sold TWICE

In today’s housing market, where supply is very low and demand is very high, home values are increasing rapidly. Many experts are projecting that home values could appreciate by another 5%+ over

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Singles Are Falling For Their Dream Home First INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights:- According to NAR’s Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, the share of recent homebuyers who were single at the time of purchase held steady at 24% last year.- The percentage of first

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A Buyer In Hand Is Worth Two In The Bush

In today’s highly competitive seller’s market where there are more buyers than there are homes for them to buy, some sellers may feel like the ball is in their court.And they would be right when

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Rising Home Prices Mean Great News For Homeowners

Recently there has been a lot of talk about home prices and if they are accelerating too quickly. In some areas of the country, seller supply (homes for sale) cannot keep up with the number of

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84 Percent Of Americans Believe Buying A Home Is A Good Financial Decision

According to the National Association of Realtors®’ 2017 National Housing Pulse Survey, 84% of Americans now believe that purchasing a home is a good financial decision. This is the highest

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The Importance Of Using A Professional To Sell Your Home

When a homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible price for it with the least amount of hassles along the way. However, for the vast majority of sellers, the most

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3 Questions To Ask Before You Buy Your Dream Home

If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family will have your best interests at heart, they may not be fully aware of your

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Existing Home Sales Surge Into Summer INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights:Existing Home Sales reached their third highest mark this year in May.Inventory of homes for sale has dropped 8.4% since last year, marking the 24th consecutive month of year-over

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Why Do I Need A Real Estate Agent

Why do I need a real estate agent?This is a question I hear from people trying to sell their home every day. Studies show that home sellers who use a real estate agent to represent them

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