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4 Reasons to Sell This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply that is needed for a normal housing market. Buyers are often competing with one another for the listings that are available. Perhaps the time has come for you and your family to move on and start living the life you desire.

By |2018-09-21T04:00:26+00:00September 21st, 2018|For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on 4 Reasons to Sell This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]

Is Buying a Home Really More Stressful Than Planning a Wedding? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: According to a new survey from Open Listings, 62% of Americans ages 25-54 believe that buying a home is more stressful than planning a wedding. Many young couples are saving for a wedding and a home at the same time. The average US wedding now costs 66% of a median home down payment, according to The Knot.

By |2018-09-14T04:00:10+00:00September 14th, 2018|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Generation X, Infographics, Millennials|Comments Off on Is Buying a Home Really More Stressful Than Planning a Wedding? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Home Prices Up 6.49% Across the Country! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest quarterly Home Price Index report. In the report, home prices are compared both regionally and by state. Based on the latest numbers, if you plan on relocating to another state, waiting to move may end up costing you more!

By |2018-09-07T04:00:27+00:00September 7th, 2018|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing|Comments Off on Home Prices Up 6.49% Across the Country! [INFOGRAPHIC]

A+ Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Pro [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Hiring a real estate professional to help you buy your dream home or sell your current house is one of the most ‘educated’ decisions you can make! A real estate professional has the experience needed to help you through the entire process. Make sure that you hire someone who knows current market conditions and can simply and effectively explain them to you and your family!

By |2018-08-31T04:00:01+00:00August 31st, 2018|For Buyers, For Sellers, FSBOs, Infographics|Comments Off on A+ Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Pro [INFOGRAPHIC]

What State Gives You the Most ‘Bang for Your Buck’? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: The majority of states in the Midwest and South offer a lower cost of living than states in the Northeast and West. The ‘biggest bang for your buck’ comes in Mississippi where, compared to the national average, you can actually purchase $115.74 worth of goods for $100. For more information regarding the methodology used to create this map, visit the Tax Foundation.

By |2018-08-24T04:00:06+00:00August 24th, 2018|For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on What State Gives You the Most ‘Bang for Your Buck’? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Existing Home Sales Cooling Off This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: According to the National Association of Realtors’ latest Existing Home Sales Report, sales in June were down 2.2% from last year. Inventory of homes for sale showed a modest improvement of 0.5% over last year’s figures, but still remains under the 6-month supply needed for a normal market. NAR’s Chief Economist Lawrence Yun had this to say: “There continues to be a mismatch since the spring between the growing level of homebuyer demand in most of the country in relation to the actual [...]

By |2018-08-10T04:00:43+00:00August 10th, 2018|For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics|Comments Off on Existing Home Sales Cooling Off This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]

Americans Rank Real Estate Best Investment for 5 Years Running! [INFOGRAPHIC]

  Some Highlights: Real estate has outranked stocks/mutual funds, gold, savings accounts/CDs, and bonds as the best long-term investment among Americans for the last 5 years! The generations agree! Real estate is the best investment! Generation X leads the way with 37% believing in real estate as the top investment.

By |2018-07-27T04:00:39+00:00July 27th, 2018|Baby Boomers, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Generation X, Infographics, Millennials, Move-Up Buyers, Rent vs. Buy|Comments Off on Americans Rank Real Estate Best Investment for 5 Years Running! [INFOGRAPHIC]

What You Need to Know About the Mortgage Process [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Many buyers are purchasing a home with a down payment as little as 3%. You may already qualify for a loan, even if you don’t have perfect credit. Take advantage of the knowledge of your local professionals who are there to help you determine how much you can afford.

By |2018-07-20T04:00:55+00:00July 20th, 2018|Buying Myths, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About the Mortgage Process [INFOGRAPHIC]

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]