Top 4 Renovations for the Greatest Return on Investment! [INFOGRAPHIC]

2019-06-16T10:46:34+00:00 June 16th, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|

Some Highlights: If you are planning on listing your house for sale this year, these four home improvement projects will net you the most Return on Investment (ROI). Minor renovations can go a long way toward improving the quality of your everyday life and/or impressing potential buyers. Whether you plan to stay in your house for [...]

What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]

2019-06-09T10:29:42+00:00 June 9th, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|

Some Highlights: The “cost of waiting to buy” is defined as the additional funds necessary to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie Mac forecasts interest rates to rise to 4.5% by the Q4 2020. CoreLogic predicts home prices to appreciate by 4.8% over the next 12 [...]

The Impact Staging Your Home Has On Your Sale Price [INFOGRAPHIC]

2019-05-26T09:52:37+00:00 May 26th, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers|

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 [...]

Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips!

2019-05-21T12:17:48+00:00 May 21st, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers|

In today’s real estate market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared. In a realtor.com article entitled, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind,” the author highlights some steps that first-time homebuyers can take to help carry their excitement [...]

Are Older Generations Really Not Selling Their Homes?

2019-05-21T12:17:48+00:00 May 21st, 2019|For Buyers, For Sellers|

Many studies suggest one of the main reasons for the inventory shortage in today’s market of homes for sale is that older generations have chosen to “age in place” over moving. The 2019 Home Buyers & Sellers Generational Trend Report by NAR clarifies this point! NAR’s findings show that Baby Boomers (43%) and the Silent [...]