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HomeGain Releases 1st Quarter 2010 Washington Home Prices Survey Results

Last month, HomeGain, one of the first companies to provide free instant home valuations online, released the national and regional results of our 2010 first quarter home prices survey of more than 1,400 HomeGain  members. Our survey asked real estate professionals their opinions on home prices and what they thought of Obama’s performance as President.

On this real estate blog we published the full survey results, including agent and broker commentary and charts. Recently, we published the results of the first quarter 2010 Texas home prices survey, Florida home prices survey , California home prices survey, New York home prices survey , New Jersey home prices survey , Illinois home prices survey, Georgia home prices survey, Pennsylvania home prices survey , Arizona home prices survey, North Carolina home prices survey, Massachusetts home prices survey, Nevada home prices survey , Ohio home prices surveyVirginia home prices survey, Colorado home prices survey and Maryland home prices survey results

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Today we are releasing the Washington home prices survey data.

Set forth below is the 2009 and 2010 first quarter Washington home prices survey results with the 2010 first quarter national data :

  1. Have home prices increased, decreased or stayed the same in the last year?
  2. On average, what do homeowners believe that their home is worth?
  3. How do buyers feel that homes for sale are priced?
  4. What is the average difference in price between what sellers believe their home to be worth and the amount at which the home gets listed?
  5. What is the average difference in price between what a home is listed at and what a home sells for?
  6. In the next six months, will the values of homes in your market increase, decrease or stay the same?
  7. What percentage of homes for sale are foreclosures in your area?
  8. What is the average home price in your area?
  9. What percentage of your clients are first-time buyers?
  10. How do you think Barack Obama is performing in his role as President?

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Posted by: Louis Cammarosano on April 19th, 2010 under Home Prices, Home Values, HomeGain, HomeGain Market Data, Polls, Regional

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Agent Success Newsletter – March/April 2010 Issue

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HomeGain emailed out its March/April 2010 newsletter for real estate agents, called “Agent Success Newsletter“.

The digital real estate newsletter included:

  • Feature Story: We featured the results of the HomeGain First Quarter 2010 Home Prices Survey, which indicates that the vast majority believe that home prices will decrease or stay the same olatest-news-real-estate-newsletterver the next six months, as well as the Top 10 States where real estate agents think home prices may go up or down this year.
  • Agent Question of the Month: “I am not getting as much communication from consumers with the AgentView program as I want. Do you have any suggestions?” Get answer
  • Agent Quotes of the Month – Bill Boone of Keller Williams said, “I have used many other internet lead generation companies and HomeGain is the best without question! Working with them is always very nice. Karina does a fantastic job for us! The quantity and quality of the leads we get are great! I would recommend HomeGain to anyone as it is a very good solid company!” Email us your own quote.
  • HomeGain News:

HomeGain Nation 2010 took place on Monday, March 1 in San Francisco. See the highlights of the event.

Top 10 Most Effective Marketing Strategies for Agents: What are today’s most effective marketing strategies of U.S. real estate agents — is it email, Facebook or open houses? Where do agents rank print mailings over social networking sites? See where your marketing plan falls in with other competing agents.

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Posted by: Jessica Gopalakrishnan on April 16th, 2010 under Agent Success Newsletters

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HomeGain Releases 1st Quarter 2010 Maryland Home Prices Survey Results

In March, HomeGain, one of the first companies to provide free instant home valuations online, released the national and regional results of our 2010 first quarter home values survey of more than 1,400 HomeGain  members. Our survey asked real estate professionals their opinions on home prices and what they thought of Barack Obama’s performance as President.welcome_maryland

On this real estate blog we published the full survey results, including agent and broker commentary and charts. Recently, we published the results of the first quarter 2010 Texas home prices survey, Florida home prices survey , California home prices survey, New York home prices survey , New Jersey home prices survey , Illinois home prices survey, Georgia home prices survey, Pennsylvania home prices survey , Arizona home prices survey, North Carolina home prices survey, Massachusetts home prices survey, Nevada home prices survey , Ohio home prices surveyVirginia home prices survey and Colorado home prices survey results.

Today we are releasing the Maryland home prices survey results.

Set forth below is the first quarter 2010 Maryland home prices data and the 1st quarter 2010 national data:

  1. Have home prices increased, decreased or stayed the same in the last year?
  2. On average, what do homeowners believe that their home is worth?
  3. How do buyers feel that homes for sale are priced?
  4. What is the average difference in price between what sellers believe their home to be worth and the amount at which the home gets listed?
  5. What is the average difference in price between what a home is listed at and what a home sells for?
  6. In the next six months, will the values of homes in your market increase, decrease or stay the same?
  7. What percentage of homes for sale are foreclosures in your area?
  8. What is the average home price in your area?
  9. What percentage of your clients are first-time buyers?
  10. How do you think Barack Obama is performing in his role as President?

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Posted by: Louis Cammarosano on April 16th, 2010 under Home Prices, Home Values, HomeGain, HomeGain Market Data, Polls, Regional

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HomeGain Releases 1st Quarter 2010 Colorado Home Prices Survey Results

Last month, HomeGain, one of the first companies to provide free instant home valuations online, released the national and regional results of our 2010 1st quarter home prices survey of more than 1,400 HomeGain  members. The survey asked real estate agents and brokers their opinions on home values and what they thought of Barack Obama’s performance as President.

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On the HomeGain real estate blog we published the full survey results, including agent and broker commentary and charts. Recently, we published the results of the first quarter 2010 Texas home prices survey, Florida home prices survey , California home prices survey, New York home prices survey , New Jersey home prices survey , Illinois home prices survey, Georgia home prices survey, Pennsylvania home prices survey , Arizona home prices survey, North Carolina home prices survey, Massachusetts home prices survey, Nevada home prices survey , Ohio home prices survey and Virginia home prices survey results.

Today we are  releasing the Colorado home prices survey results today.

Set forth below are the first quarter 2009 and 2010 Colorado home values survey results with the first quarter 2010 national data: (click on each question to see complete results):

  1. Have home prices increased, decreased or stayed the same in the last year?
  2. On average, what do homeowners believe that their home is worth?
  3. How do buyers feel that homes for sale are priced?
  4. What is the average difference in price between what sellers believe their home to be worth and the amount at which the home gets listed?
  5. What is the average difference in price between what a home is listed at and what a home sells for?
  6. In the next six months, will the values of homes in your market increase, decrease or stay the same?
  7. What percentage of homes for sale are foreclosures in your area?
  8. What is the average home price in your area?
  9. What percentage of your clients are first-time buyers?
  10. How do you think Barack Obama is performing in his role as President?

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Posted by: Louis Cammarosano on April 13th, 2010 under Home Prices, Home Values, HomeGain, HomeGain Market Data

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HomeGain Releases 1st Quarter 2010 Virginia Home Prices Survey Results

Last month, HomeGain, one of the first companies to provide free instant home valuations online, released the national and regional results of our 2010 1st quarter home prices survey of more than 1,400 HomeGain  members. The survey asked real estate agents and brokers their opinions on home values and what they thought of Barack Obama’s performance as President. On the HomeGain real estate blog we published the full survey results, including agent and broker commentary and charts. Recently, we published the results of the first quarter 2010 Texas home prices survey, Florida home prices survey , California home prices survey, New York home prices survey , New Jersey home prices survey , Illinois home prices survey, Georgia home prices survey, Pennsylvania home prices survey , Arizona home prices survey, North Carolina home prices survey, Massachusetts home prices survey, Nevada home prices survey and Ohio home prices survey results.

Today we are releasing the Virginia home prices survey results today.

According to the recent survey, Virginia home sellers continue to believe their homes are worth more than their agents’ recommended listing price. Seventy-eight percent of Virginia home owners believe their homes are worth more than their agents” recommended listing price vs. 82% who thought so in the Virginia 2009 fourth quarter home prices survey. Thirty-eight  percent of Virginia home sellers thought their homes should be priced 10-20% higher than their agents” recommended listing price.

In the second quarter Virginia home prices survey, 46% of Virginia home owners thought their homes should be priced 10-20% higher than their Realtors’ recommended listing price. In the third quarter 2009 Virginia home prices survey 29% of home owners thought their homes should be priced 10-20% higher and in the fourth quarter 47% thought their homes should be prices 10-20% higher (see question 2).

While Virginia home sellers are lowering their home price valuation expectations, Virginia buyers still believe home prices are over valued. Sixty-sevent percent of Virginia home buyers, believe that homes in their state are over priced, vs. 68% in the fourth quarter of 2009, 51% in the third quarter and 58% the second quarter. Twenty-one percent of Virginia home buyers believe that homes in their state are fairly valued vs. 23% in the fourth quarter of 2009,  17% in the third quarter and 22% in the second quarter (see question 3).

Twenty-three percent of Virginia agents and brokers believe that home prices will decline over the next six months vs. 21% who believed so in the fourth quarter of 2009, 40% who so believed so in the third quarter and 41% in second quarters. Fifty-eight percent of Virginia agents and brokers believe home prices will stay the same in the coming six months vs. 58% who believed the same in the fourth quarter of 2009 vs. 46% who believed so in the third quarter and 35% who thought the same in the second quarter. Nineteen percent of Virginia agents and brokers think home prices will increase in the next six months vs. 21% who thought so in the fourth quarter of 2009 vs.  14% who thought so in the third quarter and 24% who so thought in the second quarter. (see question 6).

President Obama’s approval rating continues to be negative with 61% of surveyed agents and brokers in Old Dominion disapproving of the Presidents performance vs. a 62% disapproval rating in the fourth quarter of 2009 and a 60% disapproval rating in the third quarter. (see question 10).

Set forth below is the 1st and 2nd quarter Virginia home prices survey data with the 1st quarter 2010 data:

  1. Have home prices increased, decreased or stayed the same in the last year?
  2. On average, what do homeowners believe that their home is worth?
  3. How do buyers feel that homes for sale are priced?
  4. What is the average difference in price between what sellers believe their home to be worth and the amount at which the home gets listed?
  5. What is the average difference in price between what a home is listed at and what a home sells for?
  6. In the next six months, will the values of homes in your market increase, decrease or stay the same?
  7. What percentage of homes for sale are foreclosures in your area?
  8. What is the average home price in your area?
  9. What percentage of your clients are first-time buyers?
  10. How do you think Barack Obama is performing in his role as President?

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Posted by: Louis Cammarosano on April 13th, 2010 under Home Prices, Home Values, HomeGain, HomeGain Market Data, Polls, Regional

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HomeGain Releases 1st Quarter 2010 Ohio Home Prices Survey Results

Last month, HomeGain, one of the first companies to provide free instant home valuations online, released the national and regional results of our  2010 1st quarter home prices survey of more than 1,400 HomeGain  members. The survey asked real estate agents and brokers their opinions on home values and what they thought of Barack Obama’s performance as President. On this blog we published the full survey results, including agent and broker commentary and charts. Recently, we published the results of the first quarter 2010 Texas home prices survey, Florida home prices survey , California home prices survey, New York home prices survey , New Jersey home prices survey , Illinois home prices survey, Georgia home prices survey, Pennsylvania home prices survey , Arizona home prices survey, North Carolina home prices survey, Massachusetts home prices survey and Nevada home prices survey results.

Today we are releasing the Ohio home prices survey results.

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Set forth below is the first quarter 2010 Ohio home prices data with the national data in parenthesis:

  1. Have home prices increased, decreased or stayed the same in the last year?
  2. On average, what do homeowners believe that their home is worth?
  3. How do buyers feel that homes for sale are priced?
  4. What is the average difference in price between what sellers believe their home to be worth and the amount at which the home gets listed?
  5. What is the average difference in price between what a home is listed at and what a home sells for?
  6. In the next six months, will the values of homes in your market increase, decrease or stay the same?
  7. What percentage of homes for sale are foreclosures in your area?
  8. What is the average home price in your area?
  9. What percentage of your clients are first-time buyers?
  10. How do you think Barack Obama is performing in his role as President?

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Posted by: Louis Cammarosano on April 13th, 2010 under Home Prices, Home Values, HomeGain, HomeGain Market Data, Polls, Regional

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