Archive for the ‘Omaha Market Update’ Category

Homebuyers May Jump Into Action This Spring!

March 27 2014

As bitter cold winter gives way to spring, the housing market is expected to make a significant recovery. Interest rates are slowly climbing upward from their record lows, which is expected to push many prospective homebuyers to action this spring!

If you are considering purchasing a home this spring, it is important to understand some of the unspoken rules of buying a home. Following these five rules can help make your home-buying experience much more productive.

Rule #1 :: Find …

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2014 Market Outlook: Omaha vs. U.S.

January 22 2014

The national headlines about the 2014 housing market have been pretty positive so far.

Articles have focused on how “home prices will be higher,” “mortgages will be easier to get,” and “more homeowners are likely to return to positive equity” due to an improved economy.

What will really happen this year remains to be seen. However, it’s important to note that even predictions are sometimes different for the local market than they are for the national market.

While Omaha’s market …

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The Season of Change…

November 21 2013

Is Now!

Tag Team Real Estate - Fall Is The Time to Buy or Sell HousesThis is the season of change. Don’t be sad. Rake and bag the old and look to the future. Whether your lifestyle change includes moving to bigger, smaller, local or far, the Tag Team can help you. Check out our website at tagteam-realestate.com for all the area listings.

Need to sell yours first?  We can determine the current approximate market value. NOW IS THE SEASON to get on the market. Inventory is down and your competition is less. …

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Is The Omaha Housing Recovery Real?

September 20 2012

I’m certain you’ve seen the headlines lately declaring that the housing crisis is finally over.  Most articles I’ve read give national figures for housing activity.  The real wisdom concerning real estate statistics is that it differs from one locale to another.  So how is our Omaha marketing faring? 

It has never been my style to predict economic trends.  I leave that to the pundits.  However, looking at the Omaha market area statistics provided by the Great Plains Realtors’ Multiple Listing

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Home and Real Estate; not just a transaction

August 27 2012

Blog Post 3: August 27, 2012

I admit it openly: I’m a big picture idealist. I believe that I first must think well of people and let them prove me wrong. I believe that the work I engage in should matter and be a blessing to others. And I believe, without question, that every person should have a home. Whether they rent or own, people need a place to feel at home in.

Because I believe these things to be …

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The American Dream

February 22 2012

When asked what constitutes the American Dream 67% of Americans state that owning and living in their own home is the most important aspect. We dreamers here in Nebraska do not feel differently; home ownership is very important. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has studied the issue and have come up with some facts that should interest those who own and home and those looking to own one. Here they are:

  1. Home owners are happier and healthier and enjoy
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Neighbor’s Tree Falls In Your Yard. Who Pays?

October 05 2011

If a neighbor’s tree falls, and no one is there to hear it, do you pay for the damage?

Severe weather can cause home owners to hold their breath.  Heavy winds or storms can snap mature trees and you may have to cover the bill.  Check out this article from www.houselogic.com to learn more about your liability.

http://www.houselogic.com/home-advice/home-insurance/tree-fall-property-line/

It’s always a good idea to check with your insurance agent with any questions concerning topics like this.  If you need a …

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Omaha Metro Housing Trends and Reports

September 15 2011

Omaha Housing Trends and Reports

CBSHOME Real Estate proudly announces our new market update powered by the CBSHOME Research Center. So why did we embark on this project? Joe Valenti, CEO and President of CBSHOME Real Estate explains “With CBSHOME being the leading real estate company in our community, we felt it important to provide the best possible local housing information for our customers!!  The housing economy in Omaha is much better than what you read on a national basis and we want our customers …

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New construction Market Activity in Omaha shows promise!

August 31 2011

The latest housing report data shows some promise for Omaha’s new construction segment. Joe Valenti, CEO/President of CBSHOME Real Estate notes, “We are seeing good activity in the new construction area with buyers choosing to buy new versus existing even though there may be a price difference for the same square footage.  Buyers are wanting the features’ which are available in new that are not always available in existing homes.”

A strong track record this past building season shows good …

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Why Rent? It Might be Time to Buy Your Dream Home!

July 11 2011

To Rent or Buy…That is the Question:

The National Association of Realtors recently published a report that, in part, states the majority of renters would prefer to be homeowners.  That might seem logical, but less than a year ago only 63% of renters felt this way…that’s little more than half!

To date there is a 9% jump in home ownership interest.  Most renters agree that home ownership is an important step to building long term wealth.  Concerns about security and …

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