Sellers

Dec. 13, 2019

Qualities of a Top Real Estate Agent

Qualities of a Top Real Estate Agent

 

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Finding an agent you trust and who you enjoy working with can take a little work. If you've bought or sold real estate in the past, you will know ...

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Posted in Podcast, Sellers
Dec. 6, 2019

5 Reasons to Sell Your House This Winter

5 Reasons to Sell Your House This Winter

It's a common misconception that nobody buys or sells a home in the winter. In fact, if you checked the numbers, you’d find that a good chunk of home purchases are done during the coldest months of the year.

So, if you’re wondering if you should put off buying ...

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Posted in Sellers
Dec. 4, 2019

4 Tips to Sell Your Home Faster

4 Tips to Sell Your Home Faster

When selling your house, there are a few key things you can prioritize to have the greatest impact for a faster sale.

1. Make Buyers Feel at Home

Declutter your home! Pack away all personal items like pictures, awards, and sentimental belongings. Make buyers feel like they belong in the ...

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Posted in Sellers
Nov. 29, 2019

7 Reasons to List Your House This Holiday Season

7 Reasons to List Your House This Holiday Season

Around this time each year, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to list their houses. Similarly, others who already have their homes on the market remove their listings until the spring.

Let’s unpack the top reasons why listing your house now or keeping it on the market ...

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Posted in Market Updates, Sellers
Nov. 27, 2019

How Long Can This Economic Recovery Last?

How Long Can This Economic Recovery Last?

The economy is currently experiencing the longest recovery in our nation’s history. The stock market has hit record highs, while unemployment rates are at record lows.

Home price appreciation is beginning to reaccelerate. This begs the question: How long can this economic recovery last?

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) Survey ...

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Nov. 25, 2019

Buyers Are Looking! Are You Ready to Sell Your Home?

Are You Ready to Sell Your Home

Inventory on the market today is low, especially among existing homes in the entry and middle-level tiers of the market.

It is hovering well below the 6-month supply typically found in a more normal market, as shown in the graph below:

With inventory being one of the biggest housing market ...

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Posted in Market Updates, Sellers
Nov. 20, 2019

This is Not 2008 All Over Again: The Mortgage Lending Factor

The Mortgage Lending Factor

Some are afraid the real estate market may be looking a lot like it did prior to the housing crash in 2008. One of the factors they’re pointing at is the availability of mortgage money.

Recent articles about the availability of low down-payment loans and down payment assistance programs are ...

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Nov. 8, 2019

The #1 Reason to List Your House in the Winter

The #1 Reason to List Your House in the Winter

Many sellers believe spring is the best time to put their homes on the market because buyer demand traditionally increases at that time of year. What they don’t realize is if every homeowner believes the same thing, then that’s when they’ll have the most competition.

So, what’s the #1 reason ...

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Posted in Market Updates, Sellers
Nov. 1, 2019

Thinking of Selling Your Home? The Waiting Is The Hardest Part

Thinking of Selling Your Home

Traditional thinking would suggest it may be best to wait until the spring to sell when there is a flood of buyers in the market, but right now may in fact be an even better time to list your home.

We can see the overall economy is good: wages are ...

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Oct. 31, 2019

Renting or Owning, What Is Better for You?

 

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In a real estate market where home prices are rising, many have begun to reexamine the idea of buying a home, choosing instead, to rent for a while. But often ...

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