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

2019-07-14T11:47:09+00:00 July 14th, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|

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!

Is Mortgage Debt out of Control?

2019-07-03T23:29:11+00:00 July 3rd, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers|

The housing crisis of the last decade was partially caused by unhealthy levels of mortgage debt. Homeowners were using their homes as ATMs by refinancing and swapping their equity for cash. When prices started to fall, many homeowners found themselves in a negative equity situation (where their mortgage was higher than the value of their [...]

Americans Rank Real Estate Best Investment for 6 Years Running! [INFOGRAPHIC]

2019-06-30T11:21:53+00:00 June 30th, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|

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 6 years. Stock owners are more positive about real estate than stocks as an investment. Of the 4 listed, real estate is the only investment you can also live in!

Before You Look for Your Dream Home: Know What You Want vs. What You Need!

2019-06-26T23:16:28+00:00 June 26th, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers|

In this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is really important to know what you’re looking for when you start your home search. If you’ve been thinking about buying a home of your own for some time now, you’ve probably come up with a list of things that you’d [...]

4 Reasons to Sell This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]

2019-06-23T11:02:26+00:00 June 23rd, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|

Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale. This 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. Now may be the time for you and your family [...]

What You Need to Know About Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)

2019-06-19T22:57:21+00:00 June 19th, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers|

Whether it is your first time or your fifth, it is always important to know all the facts when it comes to buying a home. With the large number of mortgage programs available that allow buyers to purchase homes with down payments below 20%, you can never have too much information about Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI). What [...]

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 [...]