If you tried to buy a home during the pandemic, you know the limited supply of homes for sale was a considerable challenge. It created intense bidding wars which drove home prices up as buyers competed with one another to be the winning offer. But what was once your greatest challenge may now be your greatest opportunity. Today, data […]Read More Is the Shifting Market a Challenge or an Opportunity for Homebuyers?
For generations, the process of buying and selling a home never really changed. A homeowner would try to estimate the market value of their house, then tack on a little extra to give themselves some negotiating room. That figure would become the listing price. Buyers would then try to determine how much less than the full price […]Read More In Today’s Market, Listing Prices Are Like an Auction’s Reserve Price
This year, Americans are moving for a variety of reasons. The health crisis has truly reshaped our lifestyles and our needs. Spending so much more time in our current homes has driven many people to reconsider what homeownership means and what they find most valuable in their living spaces. According to the 2020 Annual National Movers […]Read More What’s Motivating People To Move Right Now?
April is Earth Month, and though it’s ending, many of us are thinking about what we can do to address the Climate Crisis. So often we hear that, as individuals, we can start at home. I’m not sure many of us have heard about induction cooktops and so, I thought I’d post this information for […]Read More Induction cooktops use clean energy, leaving your home and planet healthier
If you’re planning to buy a home, an appraisal is an important step in the process. It’s a professional evaluation of the market value of the home you’d like to buy. In most cases, an appraisal is ordered by the lender to confirm or verify the value of the home prior to lending a buyer money for the purchase. […]Read More What’s the Difference between an Appraisal and a Home Inspection?
For months now the vast majority of Americans have been asking the same question: When will the economy turn around? Many experts have been saying the housing market will lead the way to a recovery, and today we’re seeing signs of that coming to light. With record-low mortgage rates driving high demand from potential buyers, homes are being purchased at […]Read More A Remarkable Recovery for the Housing Market
Which real estate documents should you keep after buying a home? After all, you don’t want to have to file all of it if you don’t have to; but you also don’t want to chuck something crucial.Your closing company is required by law to keep a record of your closing documents, so that’s a […]Read More 8 Real Estate Documents to Keep – And What Happens If You Don’t
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