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Is Now a Good Time to Move?

How long have you lived in your current home? If it’s been a while, you may be thinking about moving. According to the latest Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), in 2019, homeowners were living in their homes for an average of 10 years. That’s a long time [...]

By |2020-09-15T06:00:03-04:00September 15th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Is Now a Good Time to Move?

Two New Surveys Indicate Urban to Suburban Lean

There has been much talk around the possibility that Americans are feeling less enamored with the benefits of living in a large city and now may be longing for the open spaces that suburban and rural areas provide. In a recent Realtor Magazine article, they discussed the issue and addressed comments made by Lawrence Yun, [...]

By |2020-09-14T06:00:22-04:00September 14th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Two New Surveys Indicate Urban to Suburban Lean

Virtual School Is Changing Homebuyer Needs [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights With remote learning sweeping the nation this academic year, organized spaces with enough room for kids to learn effectively are high on buyer wish lists. If you’re trying to make room for your family’s growing needs, multi-purpose rooms and dedicated workspaces may be features to consider in your next home. Let’s connect today [...]

By |2020-09-11T06:00:39-04:00September 11th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Virtual School Is Changing Homebuyer Needs [INFOGRAPHIC]

Homebuyer Traffic Is on the Rise

One of the biggest surprises of 2020 is the resilience of the residential real estate market. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), is now forecasting that more homes will sell this year than last year. He’s also predicting home sales to increase by 8-12% next year. There’s strong evidence that [...]

By |2020-09-10T06:00:47-04:00September 10th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Homebuyer Traffic Is on the Rise

The Latest Unemployment Rate Fell to 8.4%

Last Friday, the Bureau for Labor Statistics released their Employment Report for August 2020. The big surprise was that the unemployment rate fell to 8.4%, a full percent lower than what many analysts had forecasted earlier in the week. Though it is tough to look at this as great news when millions of Americans are [...]

By |2020-09-09T06:00:08-04:00September 9th, 2020|General|Comments Off on The Latest Unemployment Rate Fell to 8.4%

Have You Ever Seen a Housing Market Like This?

The year 2020 will certainly be one to remember, with new realities and norms that changed the way we live. This year’s real estate market is certainly no exception to that shift, with historic highlights continuing to break records and challenge what many thought possible in the housing market. Here’s a look at four key [...]

By |2020-09-08T06:00:41-04:00September 8th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Have You Ever Seen a Housing Market Like This?

The 2020 Homebuyer Wish List [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights The word “home” is taking on a whole new meaning this year, and buyers are starting to look for new features as they re-think their needs and what’s truly possible. From more outdoor space to virtual classrooms for their children, buyers have a growing list of what they’d like to see in their [...]

By |2020-09-04T06:00:50-04:00September 4th, 2020|General|Comments Off on The 2020 Homebuyer Wish List [INFOGRAPHIC]

Homebuyer Demand Is Far Above Last Year’s Pace

Homebuying has been on the rise over the past few months, with record-breaking sales powering through the market in June and July. Buyers are actively purchasing homes, and the momentum is continuing into the fall. It is, however, becoming harder for buyers to find homes to purchase. If you’ve been thinking about selling your house, [...]

By |2020-09-03T06:00:05-04:00September 3rd, 2020|General|Comments Off on Homebuyer Demand Is Far Above Last Year’s Pace

How Will the Presidential Election Impact Real Estate?

The year 2020 will be remembered as one of the most challenging times of our lives. A worldwide pandemic, a recession causing historic unemployment, and a level of social unrest perhaps never seen before have all changed the way we live. Only the real estate market seems to be unaffected, as a new forecast projects [...]

By |2020-09-02T06:00:30-04:00September 2nd, 2020|General|Comments Off on How Will the Presidential Election Impact Real Estate?
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