Prepping Your House For Sale This Fall

Today’s housing market is different than it was just a few months ago. And if you’re thinking about selling your house, that may leave you wondering what you need to do differently as a result. The answer is simple. Taking the time upfront to prep your house appropriately and create a solid plan can help Read More

Back to Normal, Finally?

All indications are that the real estate market is slowly shifting back to what mosts of us veterans would call a “normal” market. A “normal” market would be best described as one in which the number of buyers and sellers balance out. The last two hears have seen a very Read More

Inventory is Rising — Finally

Here are some interesting stats from this month’s Housing Update: * The actual numbers of homes currently for sale is HALF what it was in June 2019 * Median listing prices are up 18.3% over June 2021 * New listings are up 8% over last year * Active inventory Read More

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