The Huggins Homes Top 10 Reasons Why You Should List Your Home Over The Holidays

The Huggins Homes Top 10 Reasons Why You Should List Your Home Over The Holidays People who look at property during the holidays are serious buyers and are more ready to make a decision. Serious buyers usually have fewer houses to choose from during the holidays, so the property has less competition Houses “show better” […]

Sales in REALTORS® Commercial Markets Rise During Q3.2015

Commercial real estate space is heavily concentrated in large buildings, but large buildings are a relatively small number of the overall stock of commercial buildings. In terms of inventory, commercial real estate markets are bifurcated, with the majority of buildings (81 percent) being relatively small (SCRE), while the bulk of commercial space (71 percent) is […]

Applications for Purchase Mortgages

Applications for purchase mortgages eased 0.6 percent for the week ending October 23rd after a 3.1 percent decline in the prior week, but the 4-week moving average remains strong. A boom and bust pattern developed around the implementation of the new TILA RESPA Integrated Documentation (TRID) closing documents and process also known as the Know […]

Preview: 2015 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers

Consider tomorrow to be an early holiday gift if you’re a Realtor®, real estate reporter, or simply a real estate connoisseur. That’s because at 10:00 a.m. ET, we’re releasing the 2015 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers (link goes to 2014 issue). Each year, NAR’s research team surveys home buyers and sellers over a 12 […]

Latest State-Level Employment (September 2015)

Utah continues to hold the lead in job creation in the latest data. Idaho and South Carolina are catching up and narrowing the gap. At the opposite end, any state with an exposure to energy production is getting slammed. North Dakota and West Virginia have measurably fewer jobs now compared to one year ago. It […]

Demand Continues to Outstrip Supply in Many States in September 2015

REALTORS® continue to report that buyer demand is outpacing supply in many states, according to the September 2015 REALTORS® Confidence Index survey report. An index above 50 suggests more respondents reporting “strong” than “weak” conditions. In most states, the number of respondents who reported “strong” buyer traffic outnumbered those who reported “weak” buyer traffic, measured […]

The top 20 hottest real estate markets in the US as of November 2015

Huggins Homes is proud to present a new Infographic covering the top 20 hottest real estate markets in the US as of November 2015!  Cool fact, 15 of them were in California! Where do we stand?  Los Angeles made the list, as one would expect.  They made the list at #14.  Just behind them at […]

“Spark of Love” and “Toys for Tots”… which is my favorite?

  It is that time of the year again when toy drives for those in need start up.  My Realtor association started theirs this week, the Marine’s “Toys for Tots” will be starting soon as will the “Spark of Love” toy drive, which is my personal favorite.   For 11 years I was a civilian […]

10 Colors to Watch for Spring 2016

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Mostly calm and cool colors – with a little bit of pop — will be on-trend in spring 2016. Pantone recently released its 2016 Spring Fashion Color Report, a forecast to which colors will gain traction in the new year. Expect these on-trend colors to not just pop up […]

What is my Westlake Village home worth? Market Report for 10/29/15

Home Prices in Westlake Village for October 29, 2015 Real estate market data provided by Ryan Huggins of Huggins Homes About the Westlake Village Area Westlake Village is a planned community that straddles the Los Angeles and Ventura county line. The eastern portion is the incorporated city of Westlake Village, located on the western edge […]

What is my Thousand Oaks home worth? Market report for 10/29/15

Home Prices in Thousand Oaks for October 29, 2015 Real estate market data provided by Ryan Huggins of Huggins Homes About the Thousand Oaks Area The City of Thousand Oaks is a premiere community recognized for being one of the most desirable places in all of California to live, work, recreate, and raise a family. […]

What is my Simi Valley home worth? Market Report for 10/29/15

Home Prices in Simi Valley for October 29, 2015 Real estate market data provided by Ryan Huggins of Huggins Homes About the Simi Valley Area The city of Simi Valley (from the Chumash word, Shimiyi), is situated in the southeast corner of Ventura County. The city’s 2014 population has been estimated at 126,871, up from […]

What is my Newbury Park home worth? Market Report for 10/29/15

Home Prices in Newbury Park for October 29, 2015 Real estate market data provided by Ryan Huggins of Huggins Homes About the Newbury Park Area Newbury Park is a community located mostly within the western portion of the city of Thousand Oaks in Ventura County, California. The census-designated place (CDP) of Casa Conejo is also […]

What is my Moorpark home worth? Market Report for 10/29/15

Home Prices in Moorpark for October 29, 2015 Real estate market data provided by Ryan Huggins of Huggins Homes About the Moorpark Area Moorpark was founded when the application for the Moorpark Post Office was granted on June 1, 1900. The townsite of Moorpark was owned and surveyed by Robert Poindexter and his wife, Madeline. […]

What is my Conejo Oaks home worth? Market report for 10/29/15

Home Prices in Conejo Oaks for October 29, 2015 Real estate market data provided by Ryan Huggins of Huggins Homes About the Conejo Oaks Area Conejo Oaks is a hidden gem in the heart of Thousand Oaks.  One of the original communities this area boasts large lots, some of which are even horse zoned!  Many […]

What is my Camarillo home worth? Market Report for 10/29/15

Home Prices in Camarillo for October 29, 2015 Real estate market data provided by Ryan Huggins of Huggins Homes About the Camarillo Area Camarillo is named for Adolfo and Juan Camarillo, two of the few pre-1848 California natives of Hispanic ancestry to preserve the city’s heritage after the arrival of Anglo settlers. The railroad coast route […]

Is Economic Weakness Causing Housing to Slow?

Just a blip? Or is the housing market starting to cool off from the robust activity seen earlier this year? That’s the question many may be asking after NAR Research’s Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI) declined in September (-2.3%) for the second consecutive month. All major regions showed less activity and the index itself is […]

HUD Secretary Castro, Realtor.com’s Chief Economist Talk Millennials at GW University

Roughly 150 students, industry leaders and members of the media streamed into George Washington University’s Jack Morton auditorium this week for a virtual (and also real) town hall on millennials and the housing market. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro and Realtor.com Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke offered their take on the importance of millennial […]