Julie Pruitt's Blog Posts

The Benefits Of Home Ownership Go Beyond The Financial

Home ownership is a major part of the American Dream. As evidence of that, 91% of Americans believe that owning a home is either essential (43%) or important (48%) to achieving

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Home Prices Up 7 From Last Year

According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, national home prices have appreciated by 7.0% from October 2016 to October 2017. This marks the second month in a row with a 7

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7 Reasons To List Your Home This Holiday Season

Every year at this time, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to put their homes on the market for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide

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Every Hour In The United States 624 Homes Sell

The difference ONE hour makes!!! As we adjust our clocks for Daylight Savings Time this weekend and "Fall Back", let's look at what happens every hour in the Housing Market.  Every hour in the

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New Home Sales Race To Nearly 10 Year High

WASHINGTON, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Sales of new U.S. single-family homes unexpectedly rose in September, hitting their highest level in nearly 10 years, offering hope that the housing market was

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What Do You Look For In A Home

As a home buyer, what are the main things you look for immediately when you walk inside of a home? Do you look on the outside first? The structure, the landscaping, the roof??? Or do you want to

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Competition Is Coming

The number of building permits issued for single-family homes is the best indicator of how many newly built homes will rise over the next few months. According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau

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Why Are So Few Homes For Sale

There is no doubt that the largest challenge in today’s housing market is a lack of housing inventory for sale. This challenge has been defined as an “overwhelming lack of,

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Knowing What You Want Vs What You Need In A Dream Home

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

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How Your Homes Value Grows Your 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

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Where Are The 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

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Millennial Homeownership Rate Increases

Recent headlines exclaimed the homeownership 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

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Do Your Future Plans Include A Move

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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US Housing Inventory Hits A New Low List Your House TODAY

Every summer, families across the country decide if this will be the year they sell their current house and move into their dream home.Mortgage rates have hovered around 4% for all of,

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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

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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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Huge End Of Summer Party At The Bay And Borago Sept 5

Say goodbye to the busy summer season on Tuesday, September 5th with the ultimate throw-down party on South Walton’s North Beach!The Bay and Borago are joining forces with 30A

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