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Don’t Believe Everything You Read: The Truth Many Headlines Overlook

By |2021-11-23T04:00:05-07:00November 23rd, 2021|Categories: Distressed Properties, For Buyers, For Sellers, Foreclosures, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Pricing, Real Estate|

There are a lot of questions right now regarding the real estate market as we head into 2022. The forbearance program is coming to an end and mortgage rates are beginning to rise. With all of this uncertainty, anyone with a megaphone – from the mainstream media to a lone blogger – has realized that [...]

4 Ways Homeowners Can Use Their Equity

By |2021-11-22T04:00:27-07:00November 22nd, 2021|Categories: For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

Your equity is a powerful tool that can help you achieve your goals as a homeowner. And chances are, your equity grew substantially over the past year. According to the latest Equity Insights Report from CoreLogic, homeowners gained an average of $51,500 in equity over the past year. If you’re looking for the best ways [...]

Home Sales About To Surge? We May See a Winter Like Never Before.

By |2021-11-18T04:00:49-07:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

Like most industries, residential real estate has a seasonality to it. For example, toy stores sell more toys in October, November, and December than they do in any other three-month span throughout the year. More cars are sold in the U.S. during the second quarter (April, May, and June) than in any other quarter of [...]

Retirement May Be Changing What You Need in a Home

By |2021-11-17T04:00:37-07:00November 17th, 2021|Categories: Baby Boomers, Demographics, For Buyers, For Sellers, Real Estate, Senior Market|

The past year and a half brought about significant life changes for many of us. For some, it meant entering retirement earlier than expected. Recent data shows more people retired this year than anticipated. According to the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, 2021 saw a retirement boom: “At least 1.7 million more older workers [...]

Sellers: You’ll Likely Get Multiple Strong Offers This Season

By |2021-11-16T04:00:24-07:00November 16th, 2021|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

Are you thinking about selling your house right now, but you’re not sure you’ll have the time to do so as the holidays draw near? If so, consider this: even as the holiday season approaches, there are plenty of buyers out there, and they really want your house. Here’s why selling this winter is a [...]

What’s Happening with Home Prices?

By |2021-11-10T04:00:19-07:00November 10th, 2021|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Pricing, Real Estate|

Many people have questions about home prices right now. How much have prices risen over the past 12 months? What’s happening with home values right now? What’s projected for next year? Here’s a look at the answers to all three of these questions. How much have home values appreciated over the last 12 months? According [...]

Numbers Don’t Lie – It’s Still a Great Time To Sell [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2021-11-05T03:00:20-07:00November 5th, 2021|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Real Estate, Selling Myths|

Some Highlights Heading into the end of the year, you might wonder if it’s still a good time to sell your house. Here’s what the latest data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) says. Housing supply is lower than last year, and home prices are up nationwide. Meanwhile, the average home is selling fast [...]

Sellers Have Incredible Leverage in Today’s Market

By |2021-11-02T03:00:38-07:00November 2nd, 2021|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

With mortgage rates climbing above 3% for the first time in months, serious buyers are more motivated than ever to find a home before the end of the year. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of Realtors (NAR), puts it best, saying: “Housing demand remains strong as buyers likely want to secure a home [...]