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Why This Is a Great Year to Sell Your Vacation Home

By |2021-04-15T03:00:39-07:00April 15th, 2021|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Luxury Market, Real Estate|

As vaccines are administered and travel resumes, many of us are beginning to plan for those long-awaited vacations we missed out on over the past year. Some households are focusing their efforts on buying a vacation home rather than staying in a hotel, too. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reports: “Second homes (i.e., [...]

93% of Americans Believe a Home Is a Better Investment Than Stocks

By |2021-04-14T03:00:09-07:00April 14th, 2021|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate, Rent vs. Buy|

A recent Survey of Consumer Finances study released by the Federal Reserve reveals the net worth of homeowners is forty times greater than that of renters. If you’re wondering if homeownership is a good investment, the study clearly answers that question, and the answer is yes. Do Americans believe a home is a better investment [...]

Some Buyers Prefer Smaller Homes

By |2021-04-13T03:00:38-07:00April 13th, 2021|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Real Estate|

Over the past year, we’ve had plenty of opportunities to reflect on what we consider most important in our lives. The place we call home is one of the biggest things many of us are reevaluating. George Ratiu, Senior Economist at realtor.com, shares: “The very nature of the pandemic, through the health implications, social distancing, [...]

Multigenerational Housing Is Gaining Momentum [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2021-04-09T03:00:27-07:00April 9th, 2021|Categories: Baby Boomers, Demographics, For Buyers, For Sellers, Generation X, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Millennials, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate, Senior Market|

Some Highlights If your house is feeling a little cramped with the addition of adult children or aging parents, it might be time to consider a move-up into a multigenerational home that better suits your changing needs. With benefits that include a combined homebuying budget and shared caregiving duties, an increasing number of households are [...]

Latest Jobs Report: What Does It Mean for You & the Housing Market?

By |2021-04-07T03:00:59-07:00April 7th, 2021|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, New Construction, Real Estate|

Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a very encouraging jobs report. The economy gained 916,000 jobs in March – well above expert projections of 650,000 to 675,000. The unemployment rate fell again and is now at 6%. What does this mean for you? Our lives are deeply impacted by our nation’s economy. The [...]

Buyer Competition Is Good News for Sellers [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2021-04-02T03:00:56-07:00April 2nd, 2021|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

Some Highlights With so many buyers looking for homes to purchase and so few houses available today, there’s a substantial increase in bidding wars, and homes are selling fast. According to the latest Realtors Confidence Index Survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), on average, houses are receiving over four offers from buyers and [...]

There’s No Reason To Panic Over Today’s Lending Standards

By |2021-04-01T03:00:57-07:00April 1st, 2021|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

Today, some are afraid the real estate market is starting to look a lot like it did in 2006, just prior to the housing crash. One of the factors they’re pointing to is the availability of mortgage money. Recent articles about the availability of low down payment loans and down payment assistance programs are causing [...]

2021 Real Estate Myth Buster [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2021-03-26T03:00:33-07:00March 26th, 2021|Categories: Buying Myths, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Pricing, Real Estate, Selling Myths|

Some Highlights There are a lot of misconceptions about buying or selling a home today, making it challenging to know exactly how to navigate the current real estate landscape. Here’s a little clarity when it comes to 5 common myths about the 2021 housing market. Let’s connect to discuss your needs and so you can [...]

Buyer & Seller Perks in Today’s Housing Market

By |2021-03-25T03:00:42-07:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Real Estate|

Right now, the housing market is full of outstanding opportunities for both buyers and sellers. Whether you’re thinking of buying your first home, moving up to a bigger one, or selling so you can downsize this spring, there are perks today that are powering big moves for people across the country. Here are the top two to [...]