Housing Starts Boom

Housing Starts Boom 2019 National Housing Starts, one of the greatest predictors of future housing growth, just shot up 16.9% above the November 2019 estimate. According to the Census Bureau’s release on 1/17/2020, “Privately-owned housing starts in December were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,608,000. This is 16.9 percent (+/-12.8 percent) above the … Continued

2019 Annual Roanoke Valley Market Snapshot

2019 Annual Roanoke Valley Market Snapshot By: Patrick Wilkinson Posted 1/13/2020 BRACE YOURSELVES! 2020 may become the Roanoke Valley’s most record-setting year in history. Healthy 2019 home sales in the Roanoke Valley were 4.4% higher than in 2018, and the highest number sold since 2005. But in the run up to 2005 the high volume … Continued

Q4 2019 Roanoke Valley Market Snapshot

Q4 2019 Roanoke Valley Market Snapshot By: Patrick Wilkinson Posted 1/13/2019 Welcome to LivingInRoanoke.com’s Q4 2019 Roanoke Valley Market Snapshot Annual 2019 sales of residential homes in the Roanoke Valley were 4.4% higher than 2018, and the best we have seen since 2005! Below you’ll see how sales fared in the 4th quarter of 2019. … Continued

2020 The Best Year

2020 The Best Year The U.S. economy is incredible: High home-builder confidence New Home Sales Low unemployment rate Enormous Retail sales 2020 is shaping up to be possibly the best year The Blue Ridge Region has seen in 50 years. (Go ahead, click on any of these links. It’s all true!) The numbers in the … Continued

Merry Christmas To All

Merry Christmas To All It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Merry Christmas to you and your family from our family. We have been blessed this year with so many great clients, and are grateful to everyone who called on us to help buy and sell a home. May you have a wonderful new … Continued

4 Disadvantages of Selling a House During the Holiday Season

If you want to sell your house but it’s the middle of the holiday season, (especially Thanksgiving through Christmas) you might be wondering if you should sell. That’s a valid question and, frankly, it makes sense to ask. In this blog post, we’re sharing 4 disadvantages of selling a house during the holiday season, which … Continued

Home Starts Spike In October

Ho Hum, Home Starts Spike In October Important For The Economy In his most recent article, Economist Jon Barsanti Jr., states “New home construction is important for the economy. New Home construction creates jobs and retail sales. New homes need new furniture, new appliances, and sometimes new cars for the garage.” Barsanti goes on to … Continued

New Home Starts Surge In September

NEED GLASSES TO SEE THIS GRAPH? … Scroll Down… New Home Starts Surge In September Leading thinker and economist, Jon Barsanti Jr., has some great news for the strength of the housing industry. His latest article outlines the relationship among 1) single family housing starts, 2) homes under construction, 3) home completions, and 4) home … Continued