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Housing Market Report: September 2021

The indicators for the National Housing market as of September reveal activity has improved overall. While it is still very much a seller’s market, there is movement as we see more homes come onto the market.  There also appears to be a decline in the number of buyer bidding wars. Chris [...]

2021-10-21T16:10:07+00:00October 20th, 2021|Housing Market|

Is Working from Home Changing Homebuyer Needs?

Working remotely has changed how Americans spend their time at home. The home office has taken on new meaning, and homeowners are no longer looking for a house with a room like the kitchen or den that can double as a home office. Spending extra time at home and the [...]

2021-10-14T17:18:05+00:00October 11th, 2021|Home Buying|

Improve Your Chances of a Favorable Appraisal When Selling Your Home

One reason for a delay in the closing of a home sale is a problem with the appraisal. Issues with the appraisal result in 18% of home sale delays and are the second most common reason to hold up a home sale (obtaining financing is number one). Appraisal problems can [...]

2021-10-14T17:18:55+00:00October 5th, 2021|Selling Your Home|

Housing Market Report: August 2021 [Infographic]

Highlights: National housing market indicators show housing market activity improving overall. The pandemic has seen one of the tightest housing markets in a long time. Home prices in the U.S. have climbed at a record pace during the pandemic, with many homes selling above their asking price. Buyer demand still [...]

2021-10-11T16:43:55+00:00September 28th, 2021|Housing Market|

Housing Market Report: August 2021

National housing market indicators as of August showed housing market activity improving overall. The pandemic has seen one of the tightest housing markets in a long time. Now, after hitting a 40-year low, the housing market is slowly seeing an increase in inventory. Home prices in the U.S. have climbed [...]

2021-10-11T16:41:09+00:00September 23rd, 2021|Housing Market|

How to Know You’re Ready to Buy a Home

Buying a home is a long-term financial commitment. So, it’s important to know whether you're ready to buy a home, or if you should continue to rent. Buying vs. Renting A major benefit of owning a home is the accumulation of equity. A portion of every mortgage payment, in most [...]

2020-08-17T22:12:59+00:00July 28th, 2020|Home Buying|

Home Sales Accelerate Quickly in Some Markets

In late June, Zillow published a market research report detailing the sudden fall and subsequent rise of the 2020 U.S. housing market. 2019 Market Trends The real estate market in 2019 built up momentum that many analysts expected to carry through into 2020. Homes nationally were listed for shorter periods [...]

2020-08-17T21:49:03+00:00July 1st, 2020|Housing Market|

Real Estate Inspections: Safety, Structure, and Sanitary.

A long time ago a real estate tycoon said, “The three most important things about real estate are location, location, location.” The adage tells us that no matter how nice a house or building may be, the location will determine if it’s a good investment. Today, Nick Catchur, a real estate [...]

2020-07-01T18:59:57+00:00July 1st, 2020|Inspections|
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