National Builder Trade In Program

Top Days To List Your Home For Sale

by Builder Trade In Program May, 20











2 Trends Helping Keep Housing Affordable

by Builder Trade In Program May, 13






Two positive trends have started to emerge that impact the 2019 Spring Housing Market. Mortgage interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate loan have dropped to new lows, right as reports show that wages have increased at their highest rate in decades!


Why Access Is One Of The Most Important Factors In Getting Your House Sold!

by Builder Trade In Program May, 06

So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a real estate professional to help you through the entire process, and they have asked you what level of access you want to provide to your potential buyers.


How Quickly Can You Save Your Down Payment?

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 29

Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on where you live, median income, median rents, and home prices all vary. So, we set out to find out how long it would take to save for a down payment in each state.


Your Home’s Spring Maintenance Checklist

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 08

5 Reasons To Sell Your House This Spring!

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 01

Here are five compelling reasons listing your home for sale this spring makes sense.

1.  Demand Is Strong

The latest Buyer Traffic Index from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing, and able to purchase… and are in the market right now! More often than not, multiple buyers are competing with each other for the same home.


Your Tax Refund Is The Key To Homeownership!

by Builder Trade In Program Mar, 26

According to data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Americans can expect an estimated average refund of $3,143 this year when filing their taxes. This is down slightly from the average refund of $3,436 last year.


Homeownership Is A Cornerstone Of The American Dream

by Builder Trade In Program Mar, 18


The famous quote attributed to Mark Twain can apply to homeownership in the United States today. During the housing bubble of the last decade, the homeownership rate soared to over sixty-nine percent. After the crash, that percentage continued to fall for the next ten years.



by Builder Trade In Program Mar, 12

Accessory dwelling units may represent a missing piece of the puzzle, says NAHB economist.


4 Reasons to Buy a Home in the Spring

by Builder Trade In Program Mar, 11

Spring has sprung, and it’s a great time to buy a home! Here are four reasons to consider buying today instead of waiting.

1.  Prices Will Continue to Rise

CoreLogic’s latest U.S. Home Price Insights reports that home prices have appreciated by 4.4% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a rate of 4.6% over the next year.