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A New Home For A New Year

Friday, January 03, 2014   /   by Shawn Viguerie

A New Home For A New Year

As we start a new year many people start contemplating their goals for the next 12 months. If a new home is on your short list of accomplishments in the future why not start the year with a plan? Having a plan of attack on how to achieve your goals can simplify the process and better help you achieve home ownership.

 

 “If you’re hoping or planning to buy a home in 2014, there are some action-type resolutions you’ll need to make, whether you call them that or not: getting your credit and money matters in order, linking up with the right real estate and mortgage pros - that sort of thing.”

 

Read the entire article here… http://www.trulia.com/blog/taranelson/2013/12/4_new_year_s_resolutions_for_2014_home_buyers

                                                        

 

Pierce County Statistics:

Homes for sale in Spanaway: Months of Inventory November 2013: 2.4 months. Down 7.7% compared to the last month. Seller’s Market.

Homes for sale in Tacoma: Months of Inventory November 2013: 3.7 months. Up 17.4% compared to the last month. Neutral Market.

Homes for sale in Lakewood: Months of Inventory November 2013: 4.4 months. Up 20.2% compared to the last month. Neutral Market.

Homes for sale in Fife: Average Months of Inventory November 2013: 3.4 months. Up 76.8% compared to the last month. Neutral Market.

Homes for sale in Milton: Months of Inventory November 2013: 3.6 months. Up 2.9% compared to the last month. Neutral Market.

Homes for sale in Edgewood: Months of Inventory November 2013: 4.1 months. Down 4% compared to the last month. Neutral Market.

Homes for sale in University Place: Months of Inventory November 2013: 4.6 months. Up 22.2% compared to the last month. Neutral Market.

Homes for sale in Fircrest: Months of Inventory November 2013: 26 months. Up 578.3% compared to the last month. Buyer’s Market.

Homes for sale in Dupont: Months of Inventory November 2013: 2.7 months. Down 6.9% compared to the last month. Seller’s Market.

Homes for sale in Puyallup: Months of Inventory November 2013: 3.2 months. Up 3.6% compared to the last month. Neutral Market.

 

*Buyer's market: more than 6 months of inventory
 Seller's market: less than 3 months of inventory
 Neutral market: 3 - 6 months of inventory