Market Analysis

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Are you worried about interest rates? In the video below, I take a look at current interest rates and where they are headed in 2020.

Currently, interest rates are low so if you already own a home, it might be a good time to refinance.

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I love talking about real estate.

And there is never a shortage of people asking me about the current market. Everyone wants to know.

The answer is complicated because it depends on what “market” you are asking about. Are you a buyer? A seller? What price point? Location?

In general, homes are selling fast. Really fast. Unless you are talking about the luxury market (let’s say $400k and up). Those homes are taking longer to sell.

Homes between $100k and $250k in many neighborhoods are selling in days if not hours. And many with multiple offers.

How is this market compared to last year?

Compared to this time last year, there are FEWER homes on the market. And home prices (not including new construction) are up 9%. Yes, 9%! If you are a

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In case you missed it, earlier this month the Federal Reserve decided to raise the interest rate by 0.25%. 

What does that mean? Great question. Banks lend money to each other every day at the Federal Reserve's predetermined rate. Now, that rate has been bumped up a notch. It's a good sign, because it means they feel confident enough in the economy's strength that they don't have to lend money with rock-bottom interest rates.


Without getting too complex, raising the rate also makes sure that inflation stays in check and the cost of daily life doesn't get out of control.

But the important question for homeowners is how that increased percentage will affect everyday things like mortgages, auto loans and credit card rates. To find the answers,

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It's that time of year again. Let's take a look at the most expensive homes sold in Omaha during 2014.

If you want to take a look at our older posts, here you go.

  • 5 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Omaha During First Half of 2013
  • 5 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Omaha During 2012
  • First Half of 2011
  • Second Half of 2011
Without further ado, here are the most expensive homes sold in Omaha in 2014.  


This home is located in Linden Estates.

Sale Price: $1.8 Million

14243 Hamilton St.

6 Bedrooms
13 Bathrooms
23,118 Square Feet



This home is located in the Fairacres neighborhood of midtown Omaha.

6710 Davenport St.

$2 Million

4 Bedrooms
6 Bathrooms
6,603 Square Feet



This home is

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We've created a page dedicated to Aksarben homes for sale.

Aksarben is vibrant community. It is conveniently located in mid-town Omaha. It is next to the UNO Campus. Aksarben Village is home to corporate headquarters, restaurants, Aksarben Cinema, and more.

It is also the future site of the UNO Community Arena.

Homes in this neighborhood are in the $100,000 to $200,000 price range. It is a great neighborhood if you are starting a family or buying your first home.

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It's that time of the year again. We take a look at the most expensive homes sold in the Omaha area over the past 6 months.

The homes in this list are very diverse. The most expensive home was a lakefront home in the West Shores neighborhood in West Omaha. The second home is smack dab in the middle of Omaha in the Fairacres neighborhood. One home was out in Springfield while the other two were in southwest Omaha. One home is on the Shadow Ridge Golf Course and one overlooks Zorinsky Lake.

Here are some of our other posts on the subject.

5 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Omaha During 2012
First Half of 2011
Second Half of 2011

Without further adieu..


25830 West Dodge Rd
Waterloo, NE 68069

4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroomsthroom
3708 Square Feet

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Have you ever wondered how much luxury homes are selling for in Omaha?  Here is a look at the most expensive homes sold in Omaha during 2012.

The three most expensive homes were located in Linden Estates.  The other two were located in Ambrust Estates and Legacy.


1. 14349 Hamilton St...6BR...10BA...12,894sf...$3,000,000



2. 14348 Hamilton St...5BR...7BA...7,439sf...$1,589,000



3. 13617 Nicholas St...5BR...5BA...7,177sf...$1,400,000



4. 17164 Valley St...6BR...6BA...8,289sf...$1,347,000



5. 3105 S. 174 Cir...4BR...5BA...4,957sf...$1,337,500


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From the Omaha World-Herald:    Omaha-area housing sales shot up in the new year, with the number of homes contracted for sale in January rising about 40 percent over the previous month and 33 percent over the same month a year ago.


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Daily Finance just published an article on "The 10 Best Cities for Raising a Family".

Omaha came in at #8.

Some of the criteria... "The best-performing cities to make our list have large public outdoor spaces, lots of playgrounds, top hospitals and strong schools."

The article highlighted Omaha's low unemployment rate and top-ranking hospitals.

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