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Want to Sell Your House Faster? Don’t Forget to Stage! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: The National Association of Realtors surveyed their members & released the findings of their Profile of Home Staging. 62% of seller’s agents say that staging a home decreases the amount of time a home spends on the market. 50% of staged homes saw a 1-10% increase in dollar-value offers from buyers. 77% of buyer’s agents said staging made it easier for buyers to visualize the home as their own. The top rooms to stage in order to attract more buyers are the living [...]

By |2018-07-13T04:00:33+00:00July 13th, 2018|For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on Want to Sell Your House Faster? Don’t Forget to Stage! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Cost Across Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: With interest rates still around 4.5%, now is a great time to look back at where rates have been over the last 40 years. Rates are projected to climb to 5.1% by this time next year according to Freddie Mac. The impact your interest rate makes on your monthly mortgage cost is significant! Lock in a low rate now while you can!

By |2018-07-06T04:00:11+00:00July 6th, 2018|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on Cost Across Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

5 Reasons Millennials Choose to Buy a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: “The majority of millennials said they consider owning a home more sensible than renting for both financial and lifestyle reasons — including control of living space, flexibility in future decisions, privacy and security, and living in a nice home.” The top reason millennials choose to buy is to have control over their living space, at 93%. Many millennials who rent a home or apartment prior to buying their own homes dream of the day when they will be able to paint the walls [...]

By |2018-06-29T04:00:38+00:00June 29th, 2018|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Millennials, Rent vs. Buy|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Millennials Choose to Buy a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

4 Reasons to Sell This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale which means that buyers are often competing with one another for the few listings that are available! Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply needed to sustain a normal housing market. Perhaps the time has come for you and your family to move on and start living the life you desire.

By |2018-06-22T04:00:42+00:00June 22nd, 2018|For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on 4 Reasons to Sell This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]

Top 4 Home Renovations for Max ROI [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Whether you are selling your home, just purchased your first home or are a homeowner planning to stay put for a while, there is value in knowing which home improvement projects will net you the most Return On Investment (ROI). Minor bathroom renovations can go a long way toward improving the quality of your everyday life and/or impressing potential buyers. Upgrading your landscaping or curb appeal helps get buyers in the door. These upgrades rank as the 2nd and 4th renovations for returns [...]

By |2018-06-15T04:00:39+00:00June 15th, 2018|For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on Top 4 Home Renovations for Max ROI [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Cost of Renting vs. Buying [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (28.8%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (17.1%), the choice becomes obvious. Every market is different. Before you renew your lease again, find out if you can put your housing costs to work by buying this year!

By |2018-06-08T04:00:33+00:00June 8th, 2018|Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Rent vs. Buy|Comments Off on The Cost of Renting vs. Buying [INFOGRAPHIC]

Top Reasons to Own Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: June is National Homeownership Month! Now is a great time to reflect on the many benefits of homeownership that go way beyond the financial. What reasons do you have to own your own home?

By |2018-06-01T04:00:37+00:00June 1st, 2018|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on Top Reasons to Own Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

Drop in Inventory Fuels Sales Slowdown [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Existing Home Sales are now at an annual pace of 5.46 million. Inventory of existing homes for sale dropped to a 4-month supply, marking the 35th month in a row of declines. The median price of homes sold in April was $257,900. This is the 74th consecutive month of year-over-year price gains.

By |2018-05-25T04:00:52+00:00May 25th, 2018|For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics|Comments Off on Drop in Inventory Fuels Sales Slowdown [INFOGRAPHIC]

Is Your First Home Within Your Grasp Now? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: According to the US Census Bureau, ‘millennials’ are defined as 18-36-year-olds. According to NAR’s latest Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, the median age of all first-time home buyers is 32. More and more ‘old millennials’ (25-36) are realizing that homeownership is within their grasp now!

By |2018-05-18T04:00:36+00:00May 18th, 2018|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Millennials, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on Is Your First Home Within Your Grasp Now? [INFOGRAPHIC]

3 Tips for Making Your Dream of Owning a Home a Reality [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Setting up an automatic savings plan that saves a small amount of every check is one of the best ways to save without thinking much about it. Living within a budget right now will help you save money for down payments while also paying down other debts that might be holding you back. What are you willing to cut back on to make your dreams of homeownership a reality?

By |2018-05-11T04:00:24+00:00May 11th, 2018|Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics|Comments Off on 3 Tips for Making Your Dream of Owning a Home a Reality [INFOGRAPHIC]