November 15, 2019

Buyers are out in full force this fall, increasing the demand for home buying in all four regions of the country.

According to the latest Showing Time Showing Index,

“Home showing activity was up again nationwide with a 4.6 percent rise in traffic, as the traditionally s...

October 18, 2019

No one knows for sure when the next recession will occur. What is known, however, is that the upcoming economic slowdown will not be caused by a housing market crash, as was the case in 2008. There are those who disagree and are comparing today’s real estate market to...

October 2, 2019

When searching for a home, you may end up selecting a property in a community with a Homeowners Association (HOA). Before you buy, it’s important to know how an HOA works and what they mean for you.

According to a recent article on realtor.com,

“In a nutshell, an HOA hel...

October 1, 2019

Some Highlights:

  • The “cost of waiting to buy” is defined as the additional funds necessary to buy a home if prices and interest rates were to increase over a period of time.

  • Freddie Mac forecasts interest rates will rise to 3.8% by Q4 2020.

  • CoreLogic...

September 18, 2019

Price appreciation can differ depending on your price range. Core Logic analyzed four individual home prices tiers and shares the increase in each one.

Core Logic’s Home Price Index (HPI) Report revealed,

“National home prices increased 3.6% year over year in J...

September 13, 2019

With the current uncertainty about the economy triggered by a potential trade war, some people are waiting to purchase their first home or move-up to their dream house because they think or hope home prices will drop over the next few years. However, the experts disagr...

August 27, 2019

Monday August 26th, 2019  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing

We’re in the back half of the year, and with a decline in interest rates as well as home price a...

August 10, 2019

Two of the biggest mistakes home sellers make when choosing a listing agent are selecting an agent solely based on the two things: the highest list price for your home and the lowest commission.

At first glance, a seller might say, "What? Are you nuts?" because sellers...

July 30, 2019

Every seller wants her home to sell fast and bring top dollar, but it takes more than luck to make this happen. It involves careful planning and knowing how to professionally spruce up your home so that you'll convince homebuyers to scurry for their checkbooks....

July 22, 2019

Buying a home while selling a home and trying to close at the same time is difficult in just about any market. It's not just a matter of logistics and coordination, although that is part of the difficulty. It's also difficult because, to close concurrently, somebody is...