Imagine, for a moment, the item most precious to you. Not the most expensive, but the most precious; priceless. Now imagine hiring movers to pack your things and seeing it tossed into a cardboard box along with some other odds and ends. It probably ... » Learn More about Client Profile: Ray and His Collections
This will be an interesting year for residential real estate. With a presidential election taking place this fall and talk of a possible recession occurring before the end of the year, predicting what will happen in the 2020 U.S. housing market can be ... » Learn More about The 2020 Real Estate Projections That May Surprise You
It’s exciting to put a house on the market and to think about making new memories in new spaces, but we can have deep sentimental attachments to the homes we’re leaving behind, too. Growing emotions can help or hinder a sale, depending on how we manage the ... » Learn More about 3 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling a Home in 2020
Some Highlights: Existing Home Sales are currently at an annual pace of 5.46 million. The inventory of existing homes for sale remains below the 6 months needed for a normal market and is now at a 3.9-month supply. Inventory remains low due to high ... » Learn More about Buyers Are Looking For Your Home!
Around this time each year, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to list their houses. Similarly, others who already have their homes on the market remove their listings until the spring. Let’s unpack the top reasons why listing your house n ... » Learn More about 7 Reasons to List Your House This Holiday Season
Success is something often worth repeating, and Brent Sutherland, a Certified Financial Planner and Real Estate Investor, has certainly made his way in a momentum-driving direction. Here are 3 tips he shares from a recent piece in Business Insider on the bene ... » Learn More about Three Benefits to Owning a Home
If you are a “baby boomer” (born between 1946 and 1964), you may be thinking about selling your current home. Your children may have finally moved out. Your large, four-bedroom house with three bathrooms no longer fits the bil ... » Learn More about What is Important to Boomers when Selling their House?
Many sellers believe spring is the best time to put their homes on the market because buyer demand traditionally increases at that time of year. What they don’t realize is if every homeowner believes the same thing, then that’s when they’ll have the most compe ... » Learn More about The #1 Reason to List Your House in the Winter
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 ... » Learn More about Are Older Generations Really Not Selling Their Homes?
I hope you’re enjoying your first few weeks of fall and (hopefully) cooler temperatures. With the changing of the seasons, it’s a great time to take a fresh look at your home and make tweaks that will help you save money this fall and winter. I’m providing a c ... » Learn More about 10 Ways to Save Money Around the House