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Are Bidding Wars Over?

Let’s face it, it’s fun to have a home listing during a seller’s market. When inventory is tight, even less-than-perfect homes invite the...

Market Update - What To Expect

What Can You Expect The Second Half of 2022 In The Housing Market? Since the beginning of the year, the US economy has been cooling off....

Hedging Against Inflation

Over the past couple of months, the news of rising inflation is fueling concern across the country. Currently, inflation is at a 40-year...

Liens That Can Stop A Sale

One of the most common reasons for a home sale to fall through is the presence of property liens. Often the sellers are not even aware...

Save 20% For Down Payment

If you’re planning to buy a new home, you may be wondering about the down payment. Loan programs require down payments as low as 3.5% for...

Selling a Tenant Occupied Property

The strong seller’s market has prompted homeowners across the country to consider selling their homes. What if your property is a rental...

What Stays With The Home?

More than one seller has been surprised to find that their favorite chandelier is not theirs to take when they move. First-time home...

Homebuyer Compromises

First-time homebuyers are struggling to find affordable housing. Unlike recent years when inventory was high and finding a great home was...

"Pending Sale" Explained

Buying a home is a process. Once a buyer writes an offer and has it accepted, the listing is placed in a state called “pending sale.”...

Renovations During Labor Shortage

Tight labor markets are affecting industries across the country. Skilled and unskilled jobs remain unfilled as employers struggle to find...

Seller's Guide To Buyers Contingencies

Every news article talks about the fact that it’s a “seller’s market.” This means that if you are selling your home, you’ve probably...

House Hunting Tips

House hunting has become a contact sport over the past year. The idealized vision of a leisurely Saturday morning reviewing open houses...

What Are Your Real Estate Goals?

Invariably, the first time you meet or speak to your real estate agent, the same prompt starts the conversation: “tell me about yourself...

Backup Offers

It’s no secret that most of the country is currently experiencing a strong seller’s market. Yet even in this competitive environment,...

Landlords - Amenities to Consider

The increase of pricing in the housing market and lack of inventory has left some potential homebuyers renting instead of purchasing. As...

Pricing Strategies

3 Pricing Strategies in a Seller's Market Real estate markets across the country are experiencing a strong seller's market right now....

Risks of Removing Contingencies

Typical real estate offers include a wide variety of standard contingencies. These can include home inspections, appraisal, and loan...

Problems Selling in a Seller's Market?

It’s no secret that most of the country is experiencing a strong seller’s market. With more homebuyers than inventory, most sellers have...

Can Expensive Still Be Affordable?

Real estate prices across the country have increased dramatically in the past year. With increases in the 10-12% range, many potential...

Stay Focused On Your Housing Goals

Buying or selling a home can be stressful, even in normal times. Right now, when the housing market is moving at a frantic pace, both...