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Top Days to List Your Home for Sale [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: ATTOM Data Solutions conducted an analysis of more than 29 million single family home and condo sales over the past eight years to determine the top days to list your home for sale. The top five days to list your home brought in a 10% premium over market value and are all in either May or June! “Families start their home search when they know their kids will be out of school and when the weather is ideal for home viewing and moving, [...]

By |2019-05-17T04:00:31-06:00May 17th, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on Top Days to List Your Home for Sale [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Cost of Renting vs. Buying This Spring [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 (27.7%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (17.5%), 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 |2019-05-03T04:00:24-06:00May 3rd, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Rent vs. Buy|Comments Off on The Cost of Renting vs. Buying This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]

Existing Home Sales Slow to Start Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Existing Home Sales slowed to an annual pace of 5.21 million home sales in March. Low inventory levels are still impacting home sales! The current month’s supply of homes for sale is 3.9-months. Median home prices were up 3.8% over last March at $259,400. This marked the 85th consecutive month with year-over-year price gains.

By |2019-04-26T04:00:30-06:00April 26th, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on Existing Home Sales Slow to Start Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]

5 Reasons Why Millennials 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 |2019-04-19T04:00:34-06:00April 19th, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Millennials, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Why Millennials Buy a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

Slaying the Largest Homebuying Myths Today [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: The average down payment for first-time homebuyers is only 6%! Mortgage interest rates have been on the decline since November! Hop in now to lock in a low rate! 88% of property managers raised their rents in the last 12 months! The average credit score on approved loans continues to fall across many loan types!  

By |2019-04-12T04:00:54-06:00April 12th, 2019|Buying Myths, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Rent vs. Buy|Comments Off on Slaying the Largest Homebuying Myths Today [INFOGRAPHIC]

Your Home’s Spring Maintenance Checklist [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Every spring, your home needs some extra TLC! Whether you plan on selling your home this spring or not, conducting this maintenance will help ensure your home functions well for the rest of the year. Your real estate agent will have a list of specific suggestions for getting your house ready for market and is a great resource for finding local contractors who can help!

By |2019-04-05T04:00:32-06:00April 5th, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on Your Home’s Spring Maintenance Checklist [INFOGRAPHIC]

10 Steps to Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: If you are thinking of buying a home, you may not know where to start. Here is a simple list of 10 steps that you will go through to purchase a home. Make sure to ask your agent for details about each step and what else may be required in your area!

By |2019-03-29T04:00:05-06:00March 29th, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on 10 Steps to Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

Don’t Let Your Luck Run Out! Buy A Home This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Interest Rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage have dropped to 4.41% from near 5% in 2018. Take advantage of more inventory coming to market in the spring to find your dream home! Buying now will allow you to start earning equity today!

By |2019-03-15T04:00:21-06:00March 15th, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on Don’t Let Your Luck Run Out! Buy A Home This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]

Preparing to Spring Forward [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: In the majority of the country, this weekend marks the start of Daylight Savings Time as we set our clocks forward an hour on Sunday at 2:00 AM EST. Whether you plan on buying or selling this spring, these tips could help you ‘spring ahead’ of your competition! Spring brings two things: more buyers & more sellers! Get prepared now to stand out in the crowd!

By |2019-03-08T05:00:45-06:00March 8th, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on Preparing to Spring Forward [INFOGRAPHIC]

Home Prices Up 5.73% 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 |2019-03-01T05:00:22-06:00March 1st, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing|Comments Off on Home Prices Up 5.73% Across the Country! [INFOGRAPHIC]