If it Bleeds, It Reads: Real Estate Headlines Are Often Deceptive
Old newspaper folks used to say, "if it bleeds, it reads," meaning that to get readers, headlines must include death, violence, or conflict. Well, ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 24, 2022
Zillow Exposes Mainstream Media On Home Prices
Home prices are crashing! Wait, no, I heard that home prices are rising. What's going on in this crazy housing market?
In order to dig into what's ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 17, 2022
Is Homeownership A Good Hedge Against Inflation?
If you have been watching the news, you know inflation has been running very high for more than a year. This means we now pay more for gasoline and ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 10, 2022
What You Don't Know About Home Prices Might Hurt You
Home prices are gaining traction as topics in both the mainstream media and social media, but there are three common misconceptions about the change ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 3, 2022
Economic Update For The Tallahassee Real Estate Market
I was asked to provide an "Economic Outlook" to the Building Industry Association of the Big Bend last week. We were able to record my presentation ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on September 30, 2022
Will NINJA Loans Bring Down The Housing Market (AGAIN)
If you remember back to the housing market expansion in the early 2000s, we saw the growth of "NINJA" loans, as they were a segment of the home sales ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on September 19, 2022
Are Wages Keeping Up With The Housing Market?
Home prices are higher. Mortgage interest rates are higher. But does that mean that home affordability is tanking?
To answer this question, I have ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on September 12, 2022
Zillow Data Reveals Changing Housing Market Conditions
Zillow has released a whole new month of housing market data, and we find an interesting turn in their forecast compared to just six months ago. ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 29, 2022
REDFIN Reports Falling Home Prices - Really?
A viewer on our YouTube Channel left an interesting comment this past weekend that really had my head spinning. He wrote:
I checked the redfin data ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 22, 2022
6 Housing Market Rumors Debunked (And 1 Confirmed)
When I surf through real estate videos on YouTube, I regularly see 7 different rumors perpetuated in various forms of "hype-porn." Discussion of ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 15, 2022
My Head And My Gut Are At Odds On This Housing Market
I have been selling homes in Tallahassee for the past 31 years, and I have never seen market conditions as they exist today, so I am going to share ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 1, 2022
Just How High Are Today's House Prices?
The price of houses in the US has risen to a toxic level and many are wondering how they will be able to afford to live in their local communities ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on July 25, 2022
Zillow Real Estate Update July 2022
Zillow has published it's latest data on its real estate website, showing a unique perspective on the changes in the US housing market. While Zillow ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on July 18, 2022
Will Rising Mortgage Interest Rates Bring Falling Home Prices?
If you have been waiting for home prices to drop, this is a timely article for you to read. Mortgage interest rates have risen significantly and ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on July 5, 2022
Foreclosure: Update On The RECESSION You've Been Warned About
If you want to know what's going on with foreclosures, here's what you would find in the first three videos on YouTube: The first one warns you to ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on June 13, 2022
Is The Supply Of Homes For Sale Finally Rising?
With the jump in mortgage interest rates, many reports of rising home inventories are popping up around the internet.
Some say we'll see home prices ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on June 6, 2022
Median Home Price Report Going In To June 2022
There is an interesting trend brewing if you have been following the median home price locally and in the overall US housing market. In fact, this ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on May 30, 2022
High-End Homes Market Update Going In To June 2022
2022 has continued on its frantic pace for the sale of high-end homes, but I suspect we'll see things begin to slow down and fall behind last year's ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on May 23, 2022