Why the Housing Market Is a Powerful Economic Driver

By |2020-05-15T13:36:38-07:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

With businesses starting to slowly open back up again in some parts of the country, it’s important to understand how housing can have a major impact on the recovery of the U.S. economy. As we’ve mentioned before, buying a home is a driving financial force in this process. Today, many analysts believe one of the [...]

Rise to the Top of the Pool by Selling Your House Today

By |2020-04-28T03:00:47-07:00April 28th, 2020|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Pricing, Real Estate|

With the release of the latest Economic Pulse Flash Survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), results show that people selling their houses today are holding strong on price. According to the most recent data, 74% of real estate agents noted that sellers are not dropping listing prices to attract more buyers. Lawrence Yun, [...]

What Impact Might COVID-19 Have on Home Values?

By |2020-04-27T03:00:56-07:00April 27th, 2020|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

A big challenge facing the housing industry is determining what impact the current pandemic may have on home values. Some buyers are hoping for major price reductions because the health crisis is straining the economy. The price of any item, however, is determined by supply and demand, which is how many items are available in [...]

Today’s Expert Insight on the Housing Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2020-04-24T03:00:30-07:00April 24th, 2020|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Real Estate|

Some Highlights According to Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist at NAR, home prices are forecasted to rise. Results from the Existing Home Sales Report note that home sales declined in March due to the coronavirus, but prices are still strong. Let’s connect so you can better understand your home’s value today.

Uncertainty Abounds in the Search for Economic Recovery Timetable

By |2020-05-15T13:36:38-07:00April 23rd, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

Earlier this week, we discussed how most projections from financial institutions are calling for a quick V-shaped recovery from this economic downturn, and there’s research on previous post-pandemic recoveries to support that expectation. In addition, we noted how there are some in the business community who believe we may instead be headed for a U-shaped [...]

Keys to Selling Your House Virtually

By |2020-05-15T13:36:38-07:00April 22nd, 2020|Categories: For Sellers, Real Estate|

In a recent survey by realtor.com, people thinking about selling their homes indicated they’re generally willing to allow their agent and some potential buyers inside if done under the right conditions. They’re less comfortable, however, hosting an open house. This is understandable, given the health concerns associated with social contact these days. The question is, [...]

The Pain of Unemployment: It Will Be Deep, But Not for Long

By |2020-05-15T13:36:38-07:00April 20th, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

There are two crises in this country right now: a health crisis that has forced everyone into their homes and a financial crisis caused by our inability to move around as we normally would. Over 20 million people in the U.S. became instantly unemployed when it was determined that the only way to defeat this [...]

How Technology is Helping Buyers Navigate the Home Search Process [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2020-05-15T13:36:38-07:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

Some Highlights: A recent realtor.com survey revealed that buyers are still considering moving forward with the homebuying process, even if they can’t see the home in-person. While they still prefer to physically see a home, virtual home tours and accurate listing information top the list of tech specs buyers find most helpful in today’s process. [...]

Today’s Homebuyers Want Lower Prices. Sellers Disagree.

By |2020-04-16T03:00:13-07:00April 16th, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Pricing, Real Estate|

The uncertainty the world faces today due to the COVID-19 pandemic is causing so many things to change. The way we interact, the way we do business, even the way we buy and sell real estate is changing. This is a moment in time that’s even sparking some buyers to search for a better deal [...]