Key Takeaways: Understanding the ebbs and flows of the market is crucial to success A real estate agent is on your side and knows your local market best Start planning your next move now – contact us! What to Do When the Market Changes Buying or selling a home is one of the most exciting […]
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The 2022 Summer Housing Market
Key Takeaways: There’s a lot to be excited about with this summer’s housing market. Homes are for sale with the features you want, like swimming pools. Our team knows how to help get the most for your home – contact us! Despite news about a looming recession, high mortgage interest rates, and low inventory negatively […]
Is It Better to Rent or Buy Right Now?
Key Takeaways: Homeownership remains one of the best ways to build long-term wealth The cooling housing market is causing bidding wars for rental units Our experienced team of dedicated agents will help you secure a home! The Cost of Rent Is Rising Recent reports on current conditions in the real estate market have highlighted a […]
Home Equity Is Up – What’s Your Next Move?
Key Takeaways: With home values continuing to rise, what are the best options to maximize your equity gains? Now might be the perfect time to tap into your equity for a vacation home or investment property. Don’t delay—contact us and put your home equity gains to work for you! Homeowners Have Historic Equity Gains It’s […]
Now Could Be the Best Time to Sell Your Home
Key Takeaways: Shifting buyer demand creates lucrative opportunities for decisive sellers Higher mortgage rates have set fire to this already hot housing market Don’t delay—now is the time to contact us and get your home on the market! The current housing market With a sudden jump in home listings recently, today’s hot housing market has […]
Inflation – and Home Values – Are Up. Should You Sell?
Key Takeaways: Home values are rising faster than inflation, making homes a prized asset This housing market offers unique opportunities for buyers and sellers Contact us today to secure your assets and safeguard your future! The state of real estate and inflation As inflation soars to near 40-year highs and raises the cost of everything, […]
5 Easy Mortgage Repayment Options After COVID-19 Forbearance
Key Takeaways: The CARES Act kept homeowners in their homes with mortgage forbearance There’s plenty of options to help homeowners transition to repayment No one needs to face foreclosure – contact us today to discuss your options! Mortgage forbearance helped homeowners With the dust of COVID-19 settled, that means the resumption of mortgage payments for […]
Should You Be Worried About a Housing Bubble?
Key Takeaways: Real Estate Bubbles: what are they, are we in one now, and why there’s no cause for alarm. It’s natural to compare today to 2008, but this housing market is vastly different. You can lean on our expertise! We’ve seen all types of markets, so reach out with questions. With home prices soaring […]
The Top 5 Things You Shouldn’t Do When Buying a Home
Key Takeaways: In a competitive market, you want to make sure you’re doing everything right when it’s time to buy a new home. Stability with your employment and finances is super important, so don’t make any sudden changes. Don’t skip out on working with a buyer’s agent—an experienced real estate agent is an invaluable partner. […]
Oil and Gas Prices on the Rise: How It Changes Real Estate
Key Takeaways: Oil and gas prices are the highest in United States history! Individuals and families are shifting how they think about housing, from suburban versus urban to downsizing or going multigenerational. It’s critical to work with an agent who understands the right fit for you and your family. Record-high oil and gas prices are […]
Home Sellers: When Should You Reduce Your Listing Price?
Key Takeaways Even in a seller’s market, you may still need to reduce your price Consider if you’ve tried everything else before a price reduction Make sure to seek the advice of your trusted realtor–we’ve seen it all before! Even in a competitive seller’s market like the one we’re in right now, listing your home […]
Top 3 First-Time Home Seller Questions & Answers
Key Takeaways First-time home-sellers need an accurate value before listing. Sellers need to make smart choices on repairs and staging. Offers are evaluated on multiple factors, not just price. The three most common questions first-time sellers ask our real estate team. It’s common to be overwhelmed by the number of questions you inevitably run into […]
How Will Inflation Affect the Housing Market?
Key Takeaways: The historic low housing inventory creates value opportunities in competitive housing markets. Anticipation of new home listings to hit a 10-year high as some owners see right now as the best time to sell. Condo and rental demand are likely to surge as inventory supply chain issues impact the housing market. This Year […]
The Top Color Palettes to Help Sell Your Home in 2022
Key Takeaways: Even in a seller’s market, it pays more to be mindful of how you present your home—and color is a key component! This year is all about earthy greens, fun pastel blues and yellows, and smart neutrals to really create a sense of comfort. Have fun with DIY projects and go hunting for […]
What to Expect in the 2022 Real Estate Market
What Buyers and Sellers Need to Know About the 2022 Housing Market
In the final few weeks of 2021, both home buyers and sellers look forward to what lies ahead in 2022. We can help build your strategy to stay competitive! Don’t wait for the real estate market to heat up during the spring and summer. Here’s what you need to know to get ahead of the competition next year.