Posts Tagged: nebraska

Omaha Home Sales Up 17% in 2012 Over 2011

Home sales in 2012 in the metro area were up 17 percent over the year before. That’s good news for anyone planning on selling or even buying a home this next year. More than 11,000 new and existing homes sold in the Omaha area last year. That’s the second highest number ever, second only to… Read more »

Omaha’s Real Estate Market Booming

Experts say Omaha’s real estate boom shows signs the metro is leaving the recession. Developer Mike Moylan is overseeing the final phase of the Barker Building project in downtown Omaha, wrapping up what he calls the busy year for his company. Moylan said he has seen a substantial rise in demand for retail space. “It… Read more »

Homes Selling Faster in Omaha Real Estate Market

While the Omaha-metro’s housing market never suffered the same kinds of blows as other areas, things were much slower this time last year. But the tide is turning. Linda Carpenter with Keller Williams Realty said, “Last year, days on market was an average of 98 days. This year, we’re seeing 39 days as our average… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Scott Frohm, Omaha

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Nebraska Realtors and Real Estate Professionals Being a great realtor takes many qualities and skills – integrity, knowledge of the community and real estate market, marketing savvy,… Read more »

NE: Amid Stiff Competition, Omaha Home Sellers Hire Stagers

Faced with a surplus of competing for-sale signs, more home sellers are going that extra step to make their house pop, er, sell. They’re hiring professional “home stagers” — consultants who rent pictures to brighten bland rooms, rearrange furniture to maximize living space, declutter, de-odor or do whatever is needed to increase appeal. Vickie Jenkins,… Read more »

NE: Omaha Home Values Flat

The Wakonda area in northeast Omaha has seen changes over the years — white flight to the suburbs in the 1960s and 1970s, increased numbers of rental properties, an aging and dwindling population. Now the Douglas County Assessor’s Office has weighed in with its own take on the homes north of Sorensen Parkway between 42nd… Read more »