Numerous articles defending homeownership and encouraging a real estate purchase have recently been written by a variety of sources and we’d like to share them with you here on the First Weber Wisconsin real estate blog.
Nation’s respected newspaper
A Wall Street Journal article by Brett Adends called 10 reasons to buy a home outlines the following:
1. You can get a good deal
2. Mortgages are cheap
3. You can save on your taxes
4. It will be yours
5. You’ll get a better home
6. It offers some protection from inflation
7. It is risk capitol
8. It is forced savings
9. There’s a large pool of homes to choose from
10. Sooner or later, the market will return
National Pricing Expert
Karl Case of Standard & Poor’s Case Shiller House Price Index wrote an op-ed piece in the New York Times about A Dream Home after all, and says buying a house now can make a lot of sense.
Nationally in the second quarter of 2010, the 1+ million market is up 6% over last year at this time when other price points are down. Read this KCM blog article entitled the Luxury market is not coming back, IT IS BACK
Fannie Mae and their national housing survey
70% of those surveyed think it is a good time to buy, up 6 points from January. 36% of those believe it is a very good time to buy. See the national survey here.
Check out these 10 facts about real estate and then click for the charts. Solid facts.
In addition, there are societal benefits benefits of Homeownership and stable housing.
If you are thinking of buying Wisconsin real estate and wondering if now is the time, please consider these articles and the sources. It may be time to contact a First Weber real estate agent and get going while the going is good for Wisconsin home buyers.
Thanks to the KCM blog for the original post entitled "Who is saying it is time to buy? EVERYONE!" And thank you for reading First Weber’s Wisconsin real estate blog. If you liked the post, please share it.