How Misunderstandings about Affordability Could Cost You

By |2021-05-27T03:00:14-07:00May 27th, 2021|Categories: Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate, Rent vs. Buy|

There’s a lot of discussion about affordability as home prices continue to appreciate rapidly. Even though the most recent index on affordability from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows homes are more affordable today than the historical average, some still have concerns about whether or not it’s truly affordable to buy a home right [...]

Buying a Home Is Still Affordable

By |2021-05-26T03:00:49-07:00May 26th, 2021|Categories: Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Pricing, Real Estate, Rent vs. Buy|

The last year has put emphasis on the importance of one’s home. As a result, some renters are making the jump into homeownership while some homeowners are re-evaluating their current house and considering a move to one that better fits their current lifestyle. Understanding how housing affordability works and the main market factors that impact [...]

Where Do Experts Say the Housing Market Is Heading?

By |2021-05-25T03:00:14-07:00May 25th, 2021|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Real Estate|

As we enter the middle of 2021, many are wondering if we’ll see big changes in the housing market during the second half of this year. Here’s a look at what some experts have to say about key factors that will drive the industry and the economy forward in the months to come. “. [...]

3 Things To Prioritize When Selling Your House

By |2021-05-24T03:00:34-07:00May 24th, 2021|Categories: For Sellers, Pricing, Real Estate, Selling Myths|

Today’s housing market is full of unprecedented opportunities. High buyer demand paired with record-low housing inventory is creating the ultimate sellers’ market, which means it’s a fantastic time to sell your house. However, that doesn’t mean sellers are guaranteed success no matter what. There are still some key things to know so you can avoid [...]

Americans Choose Real Estate as the Best Investment [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2021-05-21T03:00:32-07:00May 21st, 2021|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Real Estate|

Some Highlights For the eighth year in a row, real estate maintained its position as the preferred long-term investment among Americans. Real estate has been gaining ground against stocks, gold, and savings accounts over the last 11 years and now stands at its highest rating in survey history. Let’s connect if you’re ready to make [...]

Should I Move or Refinance?

By |2021-05-20T03:00:07-07:00May 20th, 2021|Categories: For Sellers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

The level of equity homeowners have is at an all-time high. According to the U.S. Census, over 38% of owner-occupied homes are owned free and clear, meaning they don’t have a mortgage. Those with a mortgage are seeing their equity skyrocket too. Every time real estate values increase, homeowners get a dollar-for-dollar gain in their [...]

Sellers Are Ready To Enter the Housing Market

By |2021-05-19T03:00:05-07:00May 19th, 2021|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

One of the biggest questions in real estate today is, “When will sellers return to the housing market?” An ongoing shortage of home supply has created a hyper-competitive environment for hopeful buyers, leading to the ultimate sellers’ market. However, as the economy continues to improve and more people get vaccinated, more sellers may finally be [...]

Americans See Real Estate as a Better Investment Than Stocks or Gold

By |2021-05-18T03:00:00-07:00May 18th, 2021|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Pricing, Real Estate|

Last month, in a post on the Liberty Street Economics blog, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York noted that Americans believe buying a home is definitely or probably a better investment than buying stocks. Last week, a Gallup Poll reaffirmed those findings. In an article on the current real estate market, Gallup reports: “Gallup [...]

When It Comes To Selling a House, Your Time Is Money [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2021-05-14T03:00:47-07:00May 14th, 2021|Categories: For Sellers, FSBO's, Infographics, Real Estate, Selling Myths|

Some Highlights Selling a house is no small task. If you decide to try to do it on your own, keep in mind you’ll be responsible for all the expert-level work of a real estate professional. The vital tasks an agent manages for you include listing and marketing your house, handling legal documentation, negotiating with [...]