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Why Wait For Spring? Winter Is A Great Time To House Hunt

December is usually when people are looking to deck their own halls—not buy new ones. But buying a home in December and January can be a smart move.

Michael Corbett, Trulia’s real estate expert and a bestselling author, is a big fan of the holiday season, what he likes to call “the lull.” He says that savvy home buyers should take advantage of this time if they’re serious about buying.

Why?

Report: Homes Selling Faster Than Previous Year

Nationwide, homes listed for sale on Zillow were selling at a rapid clip, to the tune of a month faster in September than a year ago, according to a new analysis.

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t’s hard to believe that fall is already upon us.

Summer may be over, but now is not the time to neglect a home’s exterior, especially if it’s going to soon be listed for-sale this season.

Here are a few tips to help you embrace the fall season and keep your property looking its best:

US Home Prices Jump 12.4 Percent In July From A Year Ago, Most In 7½ Years

U.S. home prices rose 12.4 percent in July compared with a year ago, the most since February 2006. An increase in sales on a limited supply of available homes drove the gains.

The Standard &Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index reported Tuesday improved from June, when it rose 12.1 percent from a year ago. And all 20 cities posted gains in July from the previous month and compared with a year ago.