Selling Your Home? Here Are the Décor Trends You Need to Know

In 2020, more than half of homeowners invested in home-related purchases compared to the prior year. Maybe it was all the extra time on everyone's hands due to the pandemic, or perhaps it was from being stuck indoors and looking at outdated decor. For whatever reason, homeowners have been updating [...]

2021-07-16T18:35:41+00:00July 16th, 2021|Selling Your Home|

Housing Market Report: May 2021

While the national housing data from May suggests a slight cooling-off in the housing market, home prices continue to trend upwards. In addition, mortgage interest rates continue at historic lows, encouraging more activity. Here are some of the top trends for May. New Home Sales Declined Data suggest that single-family [...]

2021-07-16T18:11:40+00:00July 16th, 2021|Housing Market|

April 2021 Monthly Housing Market Trends

According to Real Estate Data, homes are selling quickly amid low inventory levels. Homes are only sitting on the market for an average of 43 days, 20 days less than in April 2020. With homes selling at historical speed, the housing market continues to favor sellers. While sellers are listing [...]

2021-06-14T19:08:28+00:00June 9th, 2021|Housing Market|

10 Design Trends Home Sellers Must Know Post-Covid

Last year, due to COVID-19, homeowners were confined to their homes, desperate for a change in scenery, leaving homeowners looking for ideas to renovate and make changes to areas in their homes. Design experts say the events of 2020 have led to some of the biggest home trends yet. Here [...]

2021-06-14T19:59:21+00:00June 9th, 2021|Home Styles|

Top 5 Things You Must Know Before Buying a Fixer-Upper

Buying a fixer-upper often comes with many challenges, but the finished product can be rewarding! For homebuyers, buying a fixer-upper can be a great opportunity to getting their dream home. However, there are many factors homebuyers should consider when purchasing a fixer-upper. Related: Renovations that Add the Most Value to [...]

2021-06-14T19:01:21+00:00June 9th, 2021|Home Buying|

Most Affordable Homes Gaining Value the Fastest

In most metro areas around the U.S., homes in the entry-level market segment have appreciated the quickest in the last year. The price between most and least affordable homes is growing wider, suggesting a great deal of competition between buyers searching for an affordable home. The U.S. property market has [...]

2021-06-14T19:32:05+00:00May 11th, 2021|Housing Market|

6 Basic Requirements to Finance a Home Purchase

Buying a home is one of life's most exciting experiences. However, financing a home purchase is solely fact-based, with lenders basing their decision on documentation. So, here are six basic requirements to finance your home purchase. Credit Score Many people who want to buy a home believe they need a [...]

2021-06-09T19:49:13+00:00May 11th, 2021|Home Buying|

$15,000 First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit Could Cover Entire Down Payment

Zillow’s recent analysis revealed the potential impact of President Joe Biden’s proposed tax credit for first-time buyers. According to Forbes, a $15,000 tax credit, which would be refundable and advanceable, could provide the ability for millions of renters to enter first-time homeownership. With housing affordability a concern for Congress, the [...]

2021-06-04T19:24:34+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Home Buying|

Why Buying a Home Is Harder for Millennials

According to the Urban Institute’s “Millennial Homeownership” report, Millennial homeownership is 8% lower than Gen X and Baby Boomers. With Millennials currently constituting America’s largest demographic, these lower generational ownership rates mean around 3.4 million fewer people are buying a home in the U.S. The postwar economic boom was a [...]

2021-03-24T00:14:08+00:00March 24th, 2021|Home Buying|

6 Steps to Follow When Buying a Home

Buying a home can be stressful for both first-time and experienced homebuyers. Researching the market, filling out mortgage applications, and finding the right home all take time and effort. Here are six steps to follow when buying a home. Steps to Follow When Buying a Home #1 Find the Right [...]

2021-04-06T17:34:32+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Home Buying|
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