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What Experts Are Saying about the 2021 Job Market

By |2021-01-21T04:00:49-07:00January 21st, 2021|Categories: Distressed Properties, For Buyers, For Sellers, Foreclosures, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

Earlier this month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released their most recent Jobs Report. The report revealed that the economy lost 140,000 jobs in December. That’s a devastating number and dramatically impacts those households that lost a source of income. However, we need to give it some context. Greg Ip, Chief Economics Commentator at [...]

Why Right Now May Be the Time to Sell Your House

By |2021-01-14T04:00:01-07:00January 14th, 2021|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Real Estate|

The housing market made an incredible recovery in 2020 and is now positioned for an even stronger year in 2021. Record-low mortgage interest rates are a driving factor in this continued momentum, with average rates hovering at historic all-time lows. According to the latest Realtors Confidence Index Survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), buyer demand across the country is [...]

Will Forbearance Plans Lead to a Tsunami of Foreclosures?

By |2021-01-13T04:00:43-07:00January 13th, 2021|Categories: Distressed Properties, For Buyers, For Sellers, Foreclosures, Housing Market Updates, Pricing, Real Estate, Short Sales|

At the onset of the economic disruptions caused by the COVID pandemic, the government quickly put into place forbearance plans to allow homeowners to remain in their homes without making their monthly mortgage payments. Today, almost three million households are actively in a forbearance plan. Though 29.4% of those in forbearance have continued to stay [...]

What Does 2021 Have in Store for Home Values?

By |2021-01-11T04:00:54-07:00January 11th, 2021|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

According to the latest CoreLogic Home Price Insights Report, nationwide home values increased by 8.2% over the last twelve months. The dramatic rise was brought about as the inventory of homes for sale reached historic lows at the same time buyer demand was buoyed by record-low mortgage rates. As CoreLogic explained: “Home price growth remained [...]

Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2021-01-08T04:00:23-07:00January 8th, 2021|Categories: Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, FSBO's, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate, Selling Myths|

Some Highlights Choosing the right real estate professional to work with is one of the most important decisions you can make in your homebuying or selling process. The right agent can explain current market conditions and break down exactly what they mean for you. If you’re considering buying or selling a home this year, let’s [...]

Is This the Year to Sell My House?

By |2021-01-07T04:00:19-07:00January 7th, 2021|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate, Selling Myths|

If one of the questions you’re asking yourself is, “Should I sell my house this year?” consumer sentiment about selling today should boost your confidence in the right direction. Even with the current health crisis that continues to challenge our nation, Americans still feel good about selling a house. Here’s why. According to the latest Home [...]

3 Must-Do’s When Selling Your House This Year

By |2021-01-04T04:00:22-07:00January 4th, 2021|Categories: For Sellers, Pricing, Real Estate, Selling Myths|

It’s exciting to put a house on the market and to think about making new memories in new spaces. However, despite the anticipation of what’s to come, we can still have deep sentimental attachments to the home we’re leaving behind. Growing emotions can help or hinder a sale depending on how we manage them. When [...]

Four Expert Views on the 2021 Housing Market

By |2020-12-31T04:00:04-07:00December 31st, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Pricing, Real Estate|

The housing market was a shining star in 2020, fueling the economic turnaround throughout the country. As we look forward to 2021, can we expect real estate to continue showing such promise? Here’s what four experts have to say about the year ahead. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist, National Association of Realtors (NAR) “In 2021, I [...]

Why Selling Your House on Your Own in 2021 Is a Mistake

By |2020-12-30T04:00:06-07:00December 30th, 2020|Categories: For Sellers, FSBO's, Pricing, Real Estate, Selling Myths|

There are many benefits to working with a real estate professional when selling your house. During challenging times, like what we face today, it becomes even more important to have an expert you trust to help guide you through the process. If you’re considering selling on your own, known in the industry as a For Sale [...]

Why It’s Important to Price Your House Right Today

By |2020-12-28T04:00:32-07:00December 28th, 2020|Categories: For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate, Selling Myths|

Even in today’s sellers’ market, setting the right price for your house is one of the most valuable things you can do. According to the U.S. Economic Outlook by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), existing home prices nationwide are forecasted to increase by 4.5% in 2021. This means experts anticipate home values will continue climbing next year. Danielle [...]