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It Pays to Sell with a Real Estate Agent [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2020-11-20T04:00:40-07:00November 20th, 2020|Categories: For Sellers, FSBO's, Infographics, Pricing, Real Estate|

Some Highlights Today, it’s more important than ever to have an expert you trust to guide you as you sell your house. From your safety throughout the process to the complexity of negotiating the deal, you need a professional on your side. Before you decide to take on the challenge of selling your house on [...]

Homeownership Is a Key to Building Wealth

By |2020-11-10T04:00:44-07:00November 10th, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Pricing, Real Estate, Rent vs. Buy|

For years, real estate has been considered the best investment you can make. A major reason for this is due to the net worth a household gains through homeownership. In fact, according to the 2019 Survey of Consumer Finance Data from the Federal Reserve, for the average homeowner: “…a primary home accounts for 90% of [...]

Rent vs. Buy: How to Decide What’s Best for You

By |2020-11-03T04:00:55-07:00November 3rd, 2020|Categories: Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate, Rent vs. Buy|

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, median rent continues to rise. With today’s low mortgage rates, there’s great opportunity for current renters to make a move into homeownership that stretches each dollar a little bit further. While the best timeline to buy a home is different for everyone, the question remains: Should I continue renting [...]

Should I Renovate My House Before I Sell It? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2020-10-30T03:00:45-07:00October 30th, 2020|Categories: For Sellers, Infographics, Pricing, Real Estate, Selling Myths|

Some Highlights In today’s hyper-competitive market, buyers are often willing to overlook cosmetic or minor repair needs if it means snagging a home in their price range. With so few houses available for sale today, you may be able to skip the bigger renovations before you sell and cash in on the current demand for [...]

Three Ways Low Inventory Is a Win for Sellers

By |2020-10-29T03:00:49-07:00October 29th, 2020|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Pricing, Real Estate|

The number of houses for sale today is significantly lower than the high buyer activity in the current housing market. According to Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “There is no shortage of hopeful, potential buyers, but inventory is historically low.” When the demand for homes is higher than what’s [...]

Two Important Impacts of Home Equity

By |2020-10-26T03:00:12-07:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

Equity continues to rise, helping American homeowners secure a much more stable financial future. According to the most recent data from CoreLogic, the average homeowner gained $9,800 in equity over the past year. In addition, experts project 2020 home prices to continue rising. With prices going up, equity gains will also keep accelerating. Black Knight [...]

The #1 Reason Not to Wait to List Your House for Sale

By |2020-10-14T03:00:13-07:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, New Construction, Pricing, Real Estate|

Many industries have been devastated by the economic shutdown caused by the COVID-19 virus. Real estate is not one of them. Mark Fleming, Chief Economist for First American, just reported: “Since hitting a low point during the initial stages of the pandemic, the only major industry to display immunity to the economic impacts of the [...]

Do You Have Enough Money Saved for a Down Payment?

By |2020-10-13T03:00:28-07:00October 13th, 2020|Categories: Buying Myths, Down Payments, For Buyers, Millennials, Pricing, Real Estate|

One of the biggest misconceptions for first-time homebuyers is how much you’ll need to save for a down payment. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t always have to put 20% down to buy a house. Here’s how it breaks down. A recent survey by Point2Homes mentions that 74% of millennials (ages 25-40) say they’re interested [...]

6 Reasons You’ll Win by Selling with a Real Estate Agent This Fall

By |2020-10-12T03:00:31-07:00October 12th, 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 [...]