Typical Home in 2012

Do you know what Home Features were most preferred in 2012? The National Association of Realtors has compiled a Survey of home features that is worth reading.

Study Objectives

Purchasing a home is an important life decision, and many factors can influence the home choices buyers make.

The National Association of Realtors® 2013 Profile of Buyers’ Home Feature Preferences examines the features buyers prefer when it comes to purchasing a home, as well as the differences in preferences when it comes to factors such as region, demographics and household composition. The survey captures buyers who purchased a home between 2010 and 2012.

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New Manson Listing

Fall in love with this one of a kind well designed home. Granite counters with stainless steel appliances and center island with eating space make up the open kitchen. Master bedroom with big lake view and master bathroom includes natural stone counters, beautiful lighting and walk-in shower. Main floor guest room or den. This home is very well thought out and the spaces are used to their full potential. Make the daylight basement yours by adding your own finishes, it is currently fully insulated with electrical and plumbing for lots of extra space including a bedroom, bath and living area and storage. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac with protective covenants. Excellent views of Manson Bay. This home is offered at $347,500.

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New Listing

Rare Spader bay full share condo in the sandy cove of Spader Bay on Lake Chelan. 2nd floor unit with great views overlooking the pool. Never on the market before, totally updated kitchen, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, with plenty of closet space and spacious master bath. Vaulted ceilings and wood fireplace for an ultimate vacation experience or year around living. Turn Key! Priced at $529,000.

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Just Sold

Congrats to the Days, this just closed!

  

MLS #
999668
Status
SOLD
Type
Lots
Address
66 Grandview Lane
 
CHELAN
Class
LAND
Asking Price
$79,500
Sale/Rent
For Sale
 
 
GENERAL
VOW Include
Yes
VOW Address
Yes
VOW Comment
Yes
VOW AVM
Yes
Approx # of Acres
0.32
Agent
ANITA DAY – CELL: (509) 993-1682
LARRY DAY – HOME: (509) 860-0131
Listing Office 2
COLDWELL BANKER – (509) 682-7777
 
 
 
Subdivision
Grandview Village
 
 
 
REMARKS
Remarkable lake view lot in Grandview Village on the south side of Lake Chelan. This 1/3 acre building lot has domestic water & irrigation with sewer
available. Grandview Village also enjoys the amenities of Clos Chevalle with 3 miles of paved walking trails, its vineyards and open space. Minutes from
Karma Kanyon Winery and Bear Mountain Golf Course.

Price Reduction

This Tuscan home features the best of what you want in your vacation or year around home. Stained glass adorns the entryway to this immaculate 2 plus bedroom home with handicap access from your own private courtyard. Situated a half block away from the sandy beach public access on the south shore of Lake Chelan near the walking trail at Lakeside park. Tile floors, rock fireplace, sound system and panoramic views from the wood wrapped windows are just a few of the amenities. Beautifully designed kitchen with gas range and electric oven and center island. The lower level boasts a spacious entertainment room complete with heated tile floors and an official regulation size sports court for racquetball, handball, or basketball. A finished three car garage with hot water and sound system for just a few more added features. Sports court is primed to be converted to additional living space for buyers preference.

Now listed at $559,000

Annual Home Values Rise 6.2 Percent Nationwide in January

DATE:FEBRUARY 21, 2013 | CATEGORY:MARKETTRENDS | AUTHOR:

The strong momentum the housing market built up in 2012 has officially carried over into 2013, ashome values rose to $158,100 last month, up 0.7 percent from December and 6.2 percent from January 2012, according to the January Zillow Real Estate Market Reports.

 

January marked the 15th consecutive month of home value gains. The 6.2 percent annual gain is the largest since July 2006, when home values rose 7.5 percent year-over-year. The last time national home values were at this level was in June 2004.

Home value appreciation was widespread in January, as all of the top 30 metros covered by Zillow experienced year-over-year gains. Major markets where home values rose the most over January 2012 included Phoenix (21.9 percent), San Francisco (17.2 percent), San Jose (16.8 percent), Las Vegas (16.2 percent) and Sacramento (13.7 percent).

On a monthly basis, 27 of the top 30 metro markets showed home value appreciation in January. TheSt. Louis and Orlando metros were the only markets that fell month-over-month. Baltimore was flat.

Because of seasonality, national rents fell slightly in January compared with December, down 0.2 percent to a Zillow Rent Index of $1,271. Year-over-year, national rents were up 4.3 percent.

Foreclosures, while falling, still remain an important and significant part of the market. Completed foreclosures slowed in January, falling to 5.54 homes foreclosed out of every 10,000 homes nationwide. That was down 0.8 homes over December and down 2.3 homes year-over-year.

“The winter months are typically when things cool off in the housing market, but high demand and continued tight inventory in many markets have helped keep things at a boil through the early part of 2013,” said Zillow Chief Economist Dr. Stan Humphries. “Demand will continue to be high throughout 2013, which will help home values and rents alike continue to rise. Foreclosure activity remains high, despite recent drop-offs. This will have the dual effects of nurturing rental demand, as displaced former homeowners seek new lodgings, and of adding supply to many markets, as foreclosed properties re-enter the market.”

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CoreLogic Home Price Index Rises for the 10th Consecutive Month in December; Biggest Year-Over-Year Increase Since May 2006

CoreLogic Home Price Index Rises for the 10th Consecutive Month in December; Biggest Year-Over-Year Increase Since May 2006

––Pending HPI Indicates Growth Continued in January––

Irvine, Calif., February 5, 2013—CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading residential property information, analytics and services provider, today released its December CoreLogic HPI® report. Home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased on a year-over-year basis by 8.3 percent in December 2012 compared to December 2011. This change represents the biggest increase since May 2006 and the 10th consecutive monthly increase in home prices nationally. On a month-over-month basis, including distressed sales, home prices increased by 0.4 percent in December 2012 compared to November 2012*. The HPI analysis shows that all but four states are experiencing year-over-year price gains.

Excluding distressed sales, home prices increased on a year-over-year basis by 7.5 percent in December 2012 compared to December 2011. On a month-over-month basis, excluding distressed sales, home prices increased 0.9 percent in December 2012 compared to November 2012. Distressed sales include short sales and real estate owned (REO) transactions.

The CoreLogic Pending HPI indicates that January 2013 home prices, including distressed sales, are expected to rise by 7.9 percent on a year-over-year basis from January 2012 and fall by 1 percent on a month-over-month basis from December 2012, reflecting a seasonal winter slowdown. Excluding distressed sales, January 2013 house prices are poised to rise 8.6 percent year over year from January 2012 and by 0.7 percent month over month from December 2012. The CoreLogic Pending HPI is a proprietary and exclusive metric that provides the most current indication of trends in home prices. It is based on Multiple Listing Service (MLS) data that measure price changes for the most recent month.

“December marked 10 consecutive months of year-over-year home price improvements, and the strongest growth since the height of the last housing boom more than six years ago,” said

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Mark Fleming, chief economist for CoreLogic. “We expect price growth to continue in January as our Pending HPI shows strong year-over-year appreciation.”

“We are heading into 2013 with home prices on the rebound,” said Anand Nallathambi, president and CEO of CoreLogic. “The upward trend in home prices in 2012 was broad based with 46 of 50 states registering gains for the year. All signals point to a continued improvement in the fundamentals underpinning the U.S. housing market recovery.”

Highlights as of December 2012:

  •   Including distressed sales, the five states with the highest home price appreciation were: Arizona (+20.2 percent), Nevada (+15.3 percent), Idaho (+14.6 percent), California (+12.6 percent) and Hawaii (+12.5 percent).
  •   Includingdistressedsales,thismonthonlyfourstatespostedhomepricedepreciation: Delaware (-3.4 percent), Illinois (-2.7 percent), New Jersey (-0.9 percent) and Pennsylvania (-0.5 percent).
  •   Excluding distressed sales, the five states with the highest home price appreciation were: Arizona (+16.4 percent), Nevada (+14.7 percent), California (+12.8 percent), Hawaii (+11.7 percent) and North Dakota (+10.8 percent).
  •   Excluding distressed sales, this month only three states posted home price depreciation: Delaware (-1.9 percent), Alabama (-1.0 percent) and New Jersey (-0.5 percent).
  •   Including distressed transactions, the peak-to-current change in the national HPI (from April 2006 to December 2012) was -26.9 percent. Excluding distressed transactions, the peak-to- current change in the HPI for the same period was -20.8 percent.
  •   The five states with the largest peak-to-current declines, including distressed transactions, were Nevada (-52.4 percent), Florida (-43.5 percent), Arizona (-39.8 percent), Michigan (-36.5 percent) and California (-35.4 percent).
  •   Ofthetop100CoreBasedStatisticalAreas(CBSAs)measuredbypopulation,only16are showing year-over-year declines in December, two fewer than in November.*November data was revised. Revisions with public records data are standard, and to ensure accuracy, CoreLogic incorporates the newly released public data to provide updated results.