This Month in Real Estate December 2011 has been released!

Home sales activity was at a pace of 4.97 million for the year, which is up slightly from last month. The median home sale price was $163,000, down from $165,000 for This Month in Real Estate November 2011. Average interest rate was 4%, down slightly from 4.1% last month.

Jay Papasan presents The Top Story this month, with the top reasons sellers decide to move.

1) Desire to “move up” to a bigger house or different neighborhood.

2) Need to relocate for a job.

3) Change in Family Status such as having a baby or retirement.

To learn how to make the most of the sale of a house, Bryon Ellington discusses News You Can Use.

He states that you should know how a full service agent can help you versus a limited service brokerage.

A full service agent can help you:

A) Price your home according to the market.

B) Market your home to other agents who are working with qualified buyers.

C) Post your home on other internet sites besides the MLS.

D) Full service agents, in general, have proven results.

For professional, full service Baltimore home sale assistance, contact me. I am happy to help!