Kevin Nguyen

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Home Builders Hold Great Confidence For New Homes Over Next 6 Months

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) report for April shows that builder confidence slipped by two points to a rating of 42 from the March reading of 44. The Housing Market Index (HMI) measures home builder confidence in market conditions for newly built single family homes. A reading of more than 50 indicates better than average confidence, while readings below 50 indicate that home builders have concerns about current market conditions. NAHB … [Read More...]

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 15, 2013

Mortgage rates saw little change last week amidst mixed economic news. Treasury auctions held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday saw weak demand; this could have been caused by the FOMC minutes that were released on Wednesday. The minutes indicated that some FOMC members supported ending the current quantitative easing (QE) program within a few months. The Fed is currently purchasing $85 billion monthly in bonds and Mortgage Backed Securities. If the QE program is ended, demands for bonds and … [Read More...]

6 Essential Spring Cleaning Chores to Make Your Home Shine

If the thought of cleaning your Sacramento home this spring doesn't bring a smile to your face, you're not alone. To help you get going now, here is a short list of the 6 essential spring-cleaning chores. 1. Store winter clothes. It's time to pack away your winter clothes. Coats, sweaters, and bulkier clothing need to be inspected, cleaned and packed away. Store your clothes somewhere clean, cool, dark and dry. 2. Wash window treatments. You'll be surprised at the huge amount of dirt and grime … [Read More...]

Fed Meeting Minutes Reveal Rising Wealth Among Homeowners

The minutes for the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting held March 19 and 20 were released on Wednesday April 10, 2013. These periodic meetings by the FOMC cover a wide ranging group of topics that impact the overall economy in the United States. The decisions made and acted upon from the FOMC meetings often sway the real estate and residential financing markets. Some highlights of the recent FOMC minutes for the March meeting include: Jobs and Unemployment Gaining Steam The … [Read More...]

Federal Jobs Report Shows Biggest Increase Since 2008

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) issued its Job Openings and Labor Turnover report for February on Tuesday, April 9th, 2013. The data was mixed with preliminary figures for all non-farm jobs increasing from 3.62 million jobs in January to 3.93 million jobs in February. This was the highest month-to- month increase in jobs since May 2008.  Non-farm jobs increased by 399,000 jobs from 3.53 million in February 2012 to 3.93 million jobs in February 2013, an increase of 10.2 percent … [Read More...]

Should You Fix And Flip Or Buy And Hold Your Investment Real Estate?

When you make an investment in Sacramento  real estate, it's important to consider your options for turning a profit even before you write an offer. It might be best to rent out the property to cover your mortgage and build equity providing the home cash-flows with solid rents and demand. Or, you could fix up the home and flip it so that you can sell it quickly for a larger amount than you invested. Both strategies may be appealing options, so here are some important factors to consider … [Read More...]