Here’s an entertaining video from Real Estate News You Can Use with some insights into positive trends in the current real estate market –
They get their talking points from these three articles:
- Signs of life in down market
- Let’s combat negative media with positive real-estate news galore!
- Twelve Positive Real Estate Trends for 2008
They lead with an important point via Active Rain in Seattle and his reference to an Inman News article by Bernice Ross, “Real Estate hurt by media spin.” Ross makes a great point: “mortgage crisis” feels pretty significant – talking about it sells media – but the emphasis on bad news misses important points that put the story in perspective, e.g. that this “crisis” mostly affects only seven states, and around 95% of the loans really are performing.
The video has good news about Texas – we’re still going strong. They say “Texas is smiling right now”…!