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4 reasons to sell this winter
4 Reasons to Sell This Winter [INFOGRAPHIC]
  Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale which 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. Perhaps the time has...
Thank You for All Your Support
I'd like to thank my family, friends and past clients for their firm, unwavering support with their referrals and recommendations this past year (and all the prior years as well).  I could not have achieved all I did without you!
Feeling ‘Stuck in Place’? You Aren’t Alone…
Stuck in Place Whether you are a renter who is searching for your dream home or a homeowner who feels like your only option is to renovate, you have at least one thing in common: feeling stuck in place. According to data from the National Association...
Mortgage Interest Rates
Mortgage Interest Rates Are Rising
Mortgage interest rates, as reported by Freddie Mac, have increased over the last several weeks. Freddie Mac, along with Fannie Mae, the Mortgage Bankers Association and the National Association of Realtors, is calling for mortgage rates to continue to rise over the next four quarters. This has caused some purchasers to lament the fact that they may no longer...
VA Loans
VA Loans [INFOGRAPHIC]
Some Highlights of VA Loans: Since the creation of the VA Home Loans Program, 22 million veterans have been able to achieve the American Dream of homeownership. So far in 2017, $188 billion has been loaned to veterans and their families through the program. VA Loans are on the rise...
housing bubble
A Housing Bubble? Industry Experts Say NO!
With residential home prices continuing to appreciate at levels above historic norms, some are questioning if we are heading toward another housing bubble (and subsequent burst) like the one we experienced in 2006-2008. Recently, five housing experts weighed in on the question. Rick Sharga, Executive VP at Ten-X: “We’re definitely...
top 5 financial reasons to own a home
5 Financial Reasons to Own a Home
The American Dream of homeownership is alive and well. Recent reports show that the US homeownership rate has rebounded from recent lows and is headed in the right direction. The personal reasons to own differ for each buyer, but there are many basic similarities. Today we want to talk about...
Multigenerational homes
Multigenerational Homes May Be the Answer to Price Increases
Multigenerational homes are coming back in a big way! In the 1950s, about 21%, or 32.2 million Americans shared a roof with their grown children or parents. According to an article by Realtor.com, “Nearly 1 in 5 Americans is now living in a multigenerational household – a household with two...
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Low Inventory Causes Home Prices to Increase
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their latest Quarterly Metro Home Price Report last week. The report revealed that severely low inventory across the country drained sales growth and kept home prices rising at a steady clip in nearly all metro areas. Home prices rose 5.3% over the last quarter across all metros....
The Difference an Hour Makes in Real Estate [INFOGRAPHIC]
Every Hour in the US Housing Market:  624 Homes Sell 347 Homes Regain Positive Equity Median Home Values Go Up $1.13