Category Archives: Home Prices

Asking Prices Surging in These 10 Markets | Realtor Magazine

Asking Prices Surging in These 10 Markets | Realtor Magazine.

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The Most Expensive Home Sales in U.S. History

Just for a little fun today….it never hurts to dream:   The Most Expensive Home Sales in U.S. History courtesy of Forbes  

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A New Boom by 2015?

There are some predictions that housing prices will return to peak levels as early as 2015.  I’m not holding my breath for it though.  It could happen, but I think it’s too early to tell.  There are just too many … Continue reading

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What’s Your House Worth Now?

Most homeowners realize that their property is worth somewhat less now than it was during the housing bubble around 2005.  The problem is that most of them don’t realize just how much less.  Here’s a couple tables that will help … Continue reading

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Underwater Homes Driving Prices Up?

It almost seems as if underwater homes should drive prices down rather than up but just the opposite seems to be occurring.  And by underwater, no I’m not referring to those flooded by the recent rains.  Underwater in the real estate … Continue reading

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Is your listing a pinball?

It’s human nature for someone to think that their home is worth more than similar homes.  After all, it’s yours – you’ve maintained it, possibly expanded it, decorated it – it has to be better.  Unfortunately that leads some sellers … Continue reading

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Zebra Mussels and Property Values

An interesting article on how the presence of zebra mussels affects property values around lakes.  And yes, zebra mussels were discovered in Prior Lake just a few years ago.  They haven’t been a big problem so far but they do … Continue reading

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Prices Mostly Stabilize: Why Aren’t More Talking About It?

Prices Mostly Stabilize: Why Aren’t More Talking About It?.

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