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March 2, 2018
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The Window of Opportunity

New listings always capture the interest of real estate agents and current buyers, especially when they are well priced. As your local real estate professional, I […]
March 4, 2018
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Determining Your Condo Insurance Needs

Buying a condominium can be a smart start to being a homebuyer, without many of the maintenance hassles of owning a detached home. Insurance through the […]
March 6, 2018
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The Best Breeds for First-Time Homeowners

If you’re a first-time homeowner, the odds are good you will soon be ready for the fun and responsibility of owning your first dog. If you’re […]
March 10, 2018
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Expert Insights: Is it Possible to Buy a Home Below Market Price?

Certainly, but it takes a lot of determination and time to find a real bargain. But if you are adamant, here are some likely targets to […]
May 12, 2018
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10 Quick Tips for Easier Downsizing

For empty nesters and others, moving into a smaller space can mean less maintenance and a welcome bump in discretionary income. But what to keep and […]
January 6, 2019
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How to Prepare Your Home for an Open House

Many real estate agents consider an open house a vital part of the home-selling process. An open house allows several prospective buyers to see a home in a single day. In some cases, the sellers receive one or more offers soon after an open house and are able to close the deal in a relatively short period of time.
March 23, 2019

Homes With Blue Bathrooms Sell for $5,440 More Than Expected

For-sale listings with cool, neutral wall colors sell for more money, according to Zillow analysis.
July 19, 2019

Should I Put My Home Up For Sale This Summer?

The number of homes for sale has been increasing since February 2019. If you're thinking of selling, let's get together to chat about how you can take advantage of the market this summer!
August 2, 2019

3 Things to Avoid When Selling Your Home

3 Things to Avoid When Selling Your Home. With everything that goes into selling a home, it can be easy to forget some of the last-minute details.
September 6, 2019

5 Reasons to Sell This Fall

5 Reasons to Sell This Fall. The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains strong throughout the vast majority of the country.
October 18, 2019

How Does the iBuyer Program Work?

How Does the iBuyer Program Work? An iBuyer is a company that uses technology to make an offer on your home instantly.
December 14, 2019

Holiday Gifts Are Not the Only Hot Things Right Now

Black Friday is behind us and holiday gifts are flying off the shelves in stores and online. Unlike last year, however, there’s another type of buyer that is very active this winter – the homebuyer.
December 27, 2019

2020 Forecast Shows Continued Home Price Appreciation

2020 Forecast Shows Continued Home Price Appreciation. The latest forecast from CoreLogic shows continued appreciation at 5.4% over the next year:
January 11, 2020

There’s a Long Line of Buyers Waiting for Your House

If you’re following what’s happening in the housing market right now, you know that many people believe the winter months aren’t a good time to sell a home.
January 25, 2020

The #1 Reason It Is Difficult to Find Your Dream Home

The headlines in real estate today all revolve around one major point: there is a shortage of homes available for sale.
January 31, 2020

Where Have All the Houses Disappeared To?

If you’re following what’s happening in the current housing market, you’ve seen how the lack of newly constructed homes is a major reason there’s a shortage of housing inventory
February 14, 2020

The #1 Reason to List Your House Right Now

The success of the U.S. residential real estate market, like any other market, is determined by supply and demand. This means we need to look at how many potential purchasers
February 28, 2020

Entry-Level Homeowners Are in the Driver’s Seat

One thing helping homeowners right now is price appreciation, especially in the entry-level market. In the latest Home Price Insights report, CoreLogic reveals how home prices
March 7, 2020

Things to consider when buying a home

Outside of a strong economy, low unemployment, and higher wages, there are three more great reasons why you may want to consider buying a home this spring instead of waiting.
March 17, 2020

5 Simple Graphs Proving This Is NOT Like the Last Time

With all of the volatility in the stock market and uncertainty about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some are concerned we may be headed for another housing crash like the one we experienced from 2006-2008.
April 19, 2020

How Technology is Helping Buyers Navigate the Home Search Process [INFOGRAPHIC]

How us Realtors are selling home utilizing social distancing and a host of technology.
April 26, 2020

Home Prices Increase Year-Over-Year Despite Expected Monthly March Sales Decline Due to Impact of COVID-19

While sales have declined, home prices are still solidly strong. The median existing-home price for all housing types in March was $280,600, up 8.0% from March 2019.
May 2, 2020

Buying a Home Right Now: Easy? No. Smart? Yes.

According to ShowingTime, the real estate industry's leading showing management technology provider, buyers have started to reappear over the last several weeks. In the latest report, they revealed:
May 23, 2020

Experts Predict Economic Recovery Should Begin in the Second Half of the Year

Many economists indicate a recovery should begin to happen in the second half of this year. Here’s a look at what some of the experts have to say.
May 30, 2020

Why This Summer Is the 2020 Real Estate Season

After many families put their plans on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, what we once called the busy spring real estate season is shifting into the summer.