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    7 Costly Mistakes Home Sellers Make

    By Admin | July 7, 2022

    7 Costly Mistakes Home Sellers Make (And How to Avoid Them) No matter what’s going on in the housing market, the process of selling a home can be challenging. Some sellers have a hard time saying goodbye to a treasured family residence. Others want to skip ahead to the fun of decorating and settling into... Read More

    Higher Rates and Short Supply

    By Admin | June 9, 2022

    Higher Rates and Short Supply: The State of Real Estate in 2022 The last two years caught many of us off guard—and not just because of the pandemic. They also ushered in the hottest housing market on record, with home prices rising nationally by nearly 19% in 2021, driven primarily by low mortgage rates and... Read More

    5 Ways to Write a Winning Offer in Today’s Real Estate Market

    By Admin | May 6, 2022

    5 Ways to Write a Winning Offer in Today’s Real Estate Market Our nation is in the midst of a serious housing crunch. Last year, a lack of inventory and soaring prices left many would-be homebuyers feeling pinched. But now, with interest rates climbing, many of them are also feeling desperate to lock in a... Read More

    Seller’s Checklist: A Timeline to Prep Your Home for Sale

    By Admin | April 4, 2022

    Seller’s Checklist: A Timeline to Prep Your Home for Sale We’re still in a seller’s market, but that doesn’t mean your home is guaranteed to easily sell.1 If you want to maximize your sale price, it’s still important to prepare your home before putting it on the market. Start by connecting with a real estate... Read More

    Hedge Against Inflation

    By Admin | March 2, 2022

    Hedge Against Inflation With These 3 Real Estate Investment Types The annual inflation rate in the United States is currently around 7.5%—the highest it has been since 1982.1 It doesn’t matter if you’re a cashier, lawyer, plumber, or retiree; if you spend U.S. dollars, inflation impacts you. Economists expect the effects of inflation, like a... Read More

    8 Popular Home Design Features for 2022

    By Admin | February 3, 2022

    8 Popular Home Design Features for 2022 There’s a lot to consider when selling your home, from the market and appraisals to where you’ll go next. Don’t forget, however, that design is also a key factor. It’s often one of the first things buyers notice when they walk into a home, and it’s also a... Read More

    A Return to ‘Normal’? The State of Real Estate in 2022

    By Admin | January 3, 2022

    A Return to ‘Normal’? The State of Real Estate in 2022 Last year was one for the real estate history books. The pandemic helped usher in a buying frenzy that caused home prices to soar nationwide by a record 19.9% between August 2020 and August 2021.1 However, there were signs in the fourth quarter that... Read More

    20 Unique Home Gifts for Every Person on Your List

    By Admin | December 6, 2021

    20 Unique Home Gifts for Every Person on Your List Every year, it seems the holidays sneak up on us—and every year, that brings with it the dreaded last-minute gift panic. Finding a present that hits all the right notes can be surprisingly stressful, even when it comes to people you’ve known for years. But... Read More

    New Build or Existing Home: Which One Is Right for You?

    By Admin | November 3, 2021

    New Build or Existing Home: Which One Is Right for You?  Homebuyers today are facing a huge dilemma. There simply aren’t enough homes for sale.1 Nationwide, there were 1.27 million active listings in September, down 13% from the previous year. According to the National Association of Realtors, that’s about 2.4 months of inventory, which is... Read More

    Shut Down Home Intruders With These 7 Safety Strategies

    By Admin | October 27, 2021

    Shut Down Home Intruders With These 7 Safety Strategies According to the FBI, more than one million burglaries are committed in the United States each year, with victims suffering an estimated $3 billion in combined property losses.1 Fortunately, there are some proven tactics you can use to decrease your likelihood of a home invasion. Most... Read More