Monthly Archives: March 2018

    • The Cost of Renting vs. Buying Today [INFOGRAPHIC]

      Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (28.9%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (15.7%)...
      Written by Keeley Ryan
    • 99% of Experts Agree: Home Prices Will Increase

      Some believe that the combined effects of the new tax code and rising mortgage rates will have an adverse impact on residential real estate prices in 2018. However, the clear majority of recently surveyed housing experts believe that home values will continue to rise this year. What is the Home Price Expectation Survey? Each quarter, […]
      Written by Keeley Ryan
    • Be Thankful You Don’t Have to Pay Your Parents’ Interest Rate!

      Interest rates hovered around 4% for the majority of 2017, which gave many buyers relief from rising home prices and helped with affordability. In the first quarter of 2018, rates have increased from 3.95% up to 4.45% and experts predict that rates will increase even more by the end of the year. The rate you […]
      Written by Keeley Ryan
    • SOLD – 3068 Thrush Drive

      CapRock Real Estate sold another wonderful home on March 27, 2018. Acting on behalf of the buyer, CapRock sold 3068 Thrush Drive in the Parkwood Estates subdivision in the Southeast…

      Written by Eugene Seitz
    • Buyer Demand Still Outpacing the Supply of Homes for Sale

      The price of any item is determined by the supply of that item, as well as market demand. The National Association of REALTORS (NAR) surveys “over 50,000 real estate practitioners about their expectations for home sales, prices and market conditions” for their monthly REALTORS Confidence Index. Their latest edition sheds some light on the relationship between Seller Traffic (supply) and Buyer Traffic […]
      Written by Keeley Ryan
    • 5 Reasons Why to Sell This Spring!

      Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this spring makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing and able to purchase…and are in the […]
      Written by Keeley Ryan