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!

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!

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 [...]

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 [...]

A Tale of Two Markets [INFOGRAPHIC]

2019-05-10T23:57:13+00:00 May 10th, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing|

Some Highlights: An emerging trend for some time now has been the difference between available inventory and demand in the premium and luxury markets and that in the starter and trade-up markets and what those differences are doing to prices! Inventory continues to rise in the luxury and premium home markets which is causing prices [...]

The Cost of Renting vs. Buying This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]

2019-05-03T23:43:41+00:00 May 3rd, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|

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 [...]