2016 Dayton Ohio Real Estate Sales Start Strong

The Dayton Ohio real estate market has begun the year with existing home sales at the highest annual rate in six months. In a recently-released report by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) total existing home sales (by transactions) increased by .4% adjusted seasonally for an annual rate of 5.47 million in January. December's transactions […]

Know These 3 Dayton Ohio Home Buying Tips

Before you enter the Dayton Ohio home buying market, there are three important pieces of the puzzle you should understand. What do you know about closing costs? How about your credit score? What you know will help you make the best decisions once you find the home you're ready to buy. Dayton Ohio Home Buying: […]

Dayton Ohio Housing Outlook: Rents to Level Off

If you’re renting in the Dayton Ohio housing market, now hear this: it isn’t easy to buy a house. It may be easier to stay put. That’s because home price gains are picking up, while rents are leveling off — despite the fact they’ve skyrocketed in recent years. Some economists predict that by the end of […]

2016 Dayton Ohio Housing Predictions

The Dayton Ohio housing market can expect a continuation of many of the factors it experienced in 2015. Zillow recently released their 2016 predictions for the housing and real estate markets. Let's take a look at what we can expect. Dayton Ohio Housing – Challenges Ahead According to Zillow, many of the recent market trends […]

New Dayton Ohio Home Sales Rise in November

New single-family Dayton Ohio home sales were up in November. The increase was lower than anticipated, signaling a slight momentum change in the housing market. Recent Commerce Department statistics show new home sales increased 4.3% during November. This equates to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 490,000 new homes sold. The number of homes sold […]

Dayton Ohio Mortgage Lenders Receive Grace Period

The House of Representatives recently voted to pass a bipartisan bill to provide a "hold harmless" grace period for Dayton Ohio mortgage lenders for the implementation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB's) TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) Rule. The new rule went into effect October 3rd. "Good Faith" From Dayton Ohio Mortgage Lenders Extending the grace period until […]

Fed's Impact on Dayton Ohio Housing

Dayton Ohio housing is obviously affected by interest rates, and recently, the much anticipated rate hike by the Federal Reserve was once again put on hold because Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen said she thinks the housing market is still not where it needs to be.  Jeff Taylor of Digital Risk appeared on Fox Business News […]

Dayton Ohio Homebuyers Playing Waiting Game

The effects of a down economy over the past few years has taken its toll on first-time Dayton Ohio homebuyers. Industry experts cite the inability of young Americans to accumulate savings for down payments and an unstable job market as major reasons. The result is they are sitting on the sidelines longer than ever before […]