It's a Cruel, Cruel Summer ....
Homebuyers mght be struggling through the Summer months.
Listed Homes this Summer: Now you See Them …

The number of days that median-priced listed homes remain on a market is at a post-recession low of 64 days as the peak homebuying season approaches according to a study by real estate listings site  Trulia . The season

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Why 2018 Might Be a Cruel Summer for Homebuyers

Rising prices notwithstanding, homes in May sold like hotcakes, this according to  RE/MAX’ s latest National Housing Report, which covers data from 54 U.S. metros. Crimped inventory and crushing demand from homebuyers slashed days on market (DOM) to 46, the second-lowest monthly amount in the report’s 10-year history, the report says.

Is The MLS Dead? The Threat Of Tech & New Homebuying Habits

One of the biggest benefits of using a real estate agent has long been their access to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS)—a comprehensive database of agent- and broker-listed homes in any given area.
Sellers enjoyed more exposure for their properties, while buyers had access to exclusive listings they couldn’t find elsewhere. It seemed a win-win for everyone—and a good use of that 6% commission the agent charged to handle the transaction.

But that was decades ago.

This month and next we will be focusing our philanthropic efforts on the foster children of Hillsborough County. We have teamed up with Directions for Living (DFL) and started collecting school items for these children and hope to show these efforts next month!