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Demand for Vacation Homes Is Still Strong

By |2021-06-24T03:00:08-07:00June 24th, 2021|Categories: For Sellers, Luxury Market, Pricing, Real Estate, Selling Myths|

The pandemic created a tremendous interest in vacation homes across the country. Throughout the last year, many people purchased second homes as a safe getaway from the challenges of the health crisis. With many professionals working from home and many students taking classes remotely, it made sense to see a migration away from cities and [...]

Why You May Want To Cash in on Your Second Home

By |2021-06-07T03:00:14-07:00June 7th, 2021|Categories: For Sellers, Luxury Market, Pricing, Real Estate, Selling Myths|

When stay-at-home mandates were enforced last year, many households realized their homes didn’t really fulfill their new lifestyle needs. An office (in some cases two), a media room, space for children to learn, a gym, and a large yard are all examples of amenities that became highly desirable almost overnight. Zelman & Associates recently reported [...]

Dreaming of a Bigger Home? Why Not Buy It This Year?

By |2021-06-03T03:00:50-07:00June 3rd, 2021|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Interest Rates, Luxury Market, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

Are you clamoring for extra rooms or a more functional floorplan in your house? Maybe it’s time to make a move. If you’ll be able to work remotely for the long-term or your overall needs have simply changed, it’s a great time to sell your house and move up. Why? With mortgage rates in their [...]

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., [...]

The Luxury Market Is Attracting Buyers in 2021

By |2021-02-10T04:00:40-07:00February 10th, 2021|Categories: For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Luxury Market, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

As more people continue to identify their changing needs this year, some are turning to the upscale housing sector for more space or finer features. In their most recent Luxury Market Report, the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing (ILHM) shares: “In a snapshot of 2020, despite the devasting effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the luxury [...]

How Remote Work Can Power Your Vacation Home Sale

By |2020-12-07T04:00:07-07:00December 7th, 2020|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Luxury Market, Real Estate|

This year, the opportunity to work remotely has increased the demand for vacation homes. Gay Cororaton, Senior Economist and Director of Housing and Commercial Research at the National Association of Realtors (NAR), notes: “Working from home is a positive factor in demand for vacation homes.” Buyers are taking advantage of the fact that working from [...]

Buyers Are Finding More Space in the Luxury Home Market

By |2020-10-01T03:00:13-07:00October 1st, 2020|Categories: Down Payments, For Buyers, For Sellers, Interest Rates, Luxury Market, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

A year ago, additional space and extra amenities had a very different feel for homebuyers. Today, the health crisis has brought to light how valuable more square footage and carefully designed floorplans can be. Home offices, multi-purpose rooms, gyms, and theaters are becoming more popular, and some families are finding the space they need for [...]

Opportunity in the Luxury Market This Year

By |2020-05-15T13:36:39-07:00February 24th, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Luxury Market, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

Homes priced in the top 25% of a price range for a particular area of the country are considered “premium homes.” At the start of last year, many of the more expensive homes listed for sale hadn’t seen as much interest, since much of the demand for housing over the past few years has come from [...]

Depending on the Price, You’re Going to Need Advice

By |2019-10-22T03:00:57-07:00October 22nd, 2019|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Luxury Market, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

To understand today’s complex real estate market, it is critical to have a local, trusted advisor on your side – for more reasons than you may think. In real estate today, there are essentially three different price points in the market: the starter-home market, the middle-home market, and the premium or luxury market. Each one [...]