Owning a Home is Important to All Generations

November 12, 2018

Owning a Home is Important to All Generations All generations agree that homeownership is an important piece of the American Dream, but there are still many people who are unsure of how to achieve that dream in today’s market. Let’s get together to get you on the right path and to talk about how you […]

Thinking of Selling Your Home? Here’s Why You Need A Pro in Your Corner

November 09, 2018

Thinking of Selling Your Home? Here’s Why You Need A Pro in Your Corner With home prices on the rise and buyer demand still strong, some sellers may be tempted to tryand sell their homes on their own without using the services of a real estate professional. Real estate agents are trained and experienced in negotiation […]

Where are Home Values Headed over the Next Few Years?

November 08, 2018

Where are Home Values Headed over the Next Few Years? There are many questions about where home prices will be next year as well as where they may be headed over the next several years to come. We have gathered the most reliable sources to help answer these questions: The Home Price Expectation Survey – A […]

Still Think You Need 15-20% Down to Buy a Home? Think Again!

November 07, 2018

Still Think You Need 15-20% Down to Buy a Home? Think Again! According to a new study from Urban Institute, there are over 19 million millennials in 31 cities who are not only ready and willing to become homeowners, but are able to as well! Now that the largest generation since baby boomers has aged into prime homebuying […]

Housing Is Still Affordable in the United States!

November 06, 2018

Housing Is Still Affordable in the United States! Lately, there have been many headlines circulating about whether or not there is an “affordability issue forming in the housing market.” If you are considering selling your current house and moving up to the home of your dreams, but are unsure whether or not to believe what you’re […]

Will Home Prices Continue to Increase?

November 05, 2018

Will Home Prices Continue to Increase? There are many unsubstantiated theories about what is happening with home prices. From those who are worried that prices are falling (data shows this is untrue), to those who are concerned that prices are again approaching boom peaks because of “irrational exuberance” (this is also untrue as prices are not at peak levels when they are […]

20 Tips for Preparing Your House for Sale This Fall

November 02, 2018

20 Tips for Preparing Your House for Sale This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: When listing your house for sale, your top goal will be to get the home sold for the best price possible! There are many small projects that you can do to ensure this happens! Let’s get together to discuss a list of […]

Pre-Approval: Your 1st Step in Buying a Home

November 01, 2018

Pre-Approval: Your 1st Step in Buying a Home In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is […]

Baby Boomers are Downsizing, Are You Ready to Move?

October 31, 2018

Baby Boomers are Downsizing, Are You Ready to Move? For a while now baby boomers have been blamed for a portion of the housing market’s current lack of housing inventory, but should they really be getting the blame? Here’s what some of the experts have to say on the subject: Aaron Terrazas, Senior Economist at Zillow, […]

Is the Increase in Inventory a Bullish or Bearish Sign for Real Estate?

October 30, 2018

Is the Increase in Inventory a Bullish or Bearish Sign for Real Estate? In a recent article, National Housing Inventory Crisis Reaches Inflection Point, realtor.com reported that: New listings jumped 8% year-over-year nationally, the largest increase since 2013 Total listings in the 45 largest markets are now up 6% on average over last year This increase in housing […]

5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search

October 29, 2018

5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search In today’s real estate market, with low inventory dominating the conversation in many areas of the country, it can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared. In a recent realtor.com article entitled, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind,”the author highlights some steps that first-time […]

Dispelling the Myth About Home Affordability

October 26, 2018

Dispelling the Myth About Home Affordability We have all seen the headlines that report that buying a home is less affordable today than it was at any other time in the last ten years, and those headlines are accurate. But, have you ever wondered why the headlines don’t say the last 25 years, the last […]

Home Equity by the Numbers

October 25, 2018

Home Equity by the Numbers As home prices have continued to rise across the country, so has home equity. If you’re looking to sell your house and move up to your dream home, right now is a great time to use your equity to do so. Let’s get together today to go over how much […]

New Home Sales Up 12.7% From Last Year

October 24, 2018

New Home Sales Up 12.7% From Last Year According to the latest New Residential Sales Report from the Census Bureau, new construction sales in August were up 3.5% from July and 12.7% from last year! This marks the second consecutive month with double-digit year-over-year growth (12.8% in July). The report also showed that builders have ramped up construction […]