Choosing the Right Lender

One of the most under-rated decisions when buying a home is choosing the right lender. Let’s start with saying that picking the wrong lender can make the home buying process miserable. The right lender will make it seem like a breeze! The mistake most buyers make is thinking that the Read More

Are We About To See a Slow Down?

Are we about to finally see the real estate market slow down? Some experts are starting to sound off that this is around the corner. They point to the sudden jump in the 30 year fixed rate upwards of 5.5% and the crazy growth in real estate prices. Double-digit prices Read More

Is The Market Starting to Cool?

Is the real estate market starting to cool? The short answer appears to be “yes”. Three factors are applying downward pressure on the real estate market: the jump in interest rates, ongoing shortages and the affordability problem. Many first time home buyers are re-signing apartment leases as competition and higher Read More

Where Have All The New Homes Gone?

A recent Realtor.com housing market update noted that there is a deficit of around 5.8 million new homes needed to meet demand. That’s a lot of new houses! A builder rep I met with last month told me that the timeline from contract to keys is now 14 months!! During Read More

Crazy Price Growth — STILL!!!!

Just as you think real estate prices can’t get any higher, they keep going up! From every indication that I can see, given my front row seat, real estate prices are shooting up even more (if that’s possible) in early 2022. Some of the most recent sales that I’ve been Read More