Pricing Your House Right Still Matters Today

By |2023-07-31T03:30:00-07:00July 31st, 2023|Categories: For Sellers, Market Updates, Pricing, Real Estate|

While this isn’t the frenzied market we saw during the ‘unicorn’ years, homes that are priced right are still selling quickly and seeing multiple offers right now. That’s because the number of homes for sale is still so low. Data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows 76% of homes sold within a month [...]

Key Housing Market Trends [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2023-07-28T03:30:00-07:00July 28th, 2023|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Real Estate|

Some HighlightsIf you’re considering buying or selling a home, you’ll want to know what’s happening in the housing market.Housing inventory is still very low, prices are climbing back up, and homes are selling fast when priced right.Connect with a real estate agent if you want more information about your local area and what the trends [...]

Homebuyers Are Still More Active Than Usual

By |2023-07-27T03:30:00-07:00July 27th, 2023|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate, Selling Myths|

Even though the housing market is no longer experiencing the frenzy that was so characteristic of the last couple of years, it doesn’t mean today’s market is at a standstill. In actuality, buyer traffic is still strong today.The ShowingTime Showing Index is a measure of how much buyers are touring homes. The graph below uses [...]

Don’t Fall for the Next Shocking Headlines About Home Prices

By |2023-07-25T03:30:00-07:00July 25th, 2023|Categories: Buying Myths, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Pricing, Real Estate|

If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, one of the biggest questions you have right now is probably: what’s happening with home prices? And it’s no surprise you don’t have the clarity you need on that topic. Part of the issue is how headlines are talking about prices.They’re basing their negative news by [...]

Foreclosure Numbers Today Aren’t Like 2008

By |2023-07-24T03:30:00-07:00July 24th, 2023|Categories: Distressed Properties, For Buyers, Foreclosures, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

If you've been keeping up with the news lately, you've probably come across headlines talking about the increase in foreclosures in today’s housing market. This may have left you with some uncertainty, especially if you're considering buying a home. It’s important to understand the context of these reports to know the truth about what’s happening [...]

Real Estate Continues To Be the Best Investment [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2023-07-21T03:30:00-07:00July 21st, 2023|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

Some HighlightsAccording to a recent Gallup poll, real estate has been voted the best long-term investment for 11 years in a row, beating gold, stocks, bonds, and more.Owning real estate means more than just having a home—it’s an investment in your future. That’s because it’s typically a stable and secure asset that tends to increase [...]

Owning Your Home Helps You Build Wealth

By |2023-07-20T03:30:00-07:00July 20th, 2023|Categories: Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Real Estate, Rent vs. Buy|

You may have heard some people say it’s better to rent than buy a home right now. But, even today, there are lots of good reasons to become a homeowner. One of them is that owning a home is typically viewed as a good long-term investment that helps your net worth grow over time.Homeownership Builds [...]

Explaining Today’s Mortgage Rates

By |2023-07-19T03:30:00-07:00July 19th, 2023|Categories: For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Real Estate|

If you’re following mortgage rates because you know they impact your borrowing costs, you may be wondering what the future holds for them. Unfortunately, there’s no easy way to answer that question because mortgage rates are notoriously hard to forecast.  But, there’s one thing that’s historically a good indicator of what’ll happen with rates, and that’s [...]

Homebuyers Are Getting Used to the New Normal

By |2023-07-18T03:30:00-07:00July 18th, 2023|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Real Estate, Selling Myths|

Before you decide to sell your house, it’s important to know what you can expect in the current housing market. One positive trend right now is homebuyers are adapting to today’s mortgage rates and getting used to them as the new normal.To better understand what’s been happening with mortgage rates lately, the graph below shows [...]