If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’re likely trying to juggle your needs, current mortgage rates, home prices, your schedule, and more to try to decide if you want to jump into the market. If this sounds like you, here’s one key factor that could help you with your decision: there are more homes for sale today … Continue reading What Buyers Need To Know About the Inventory of Homes Available for Sale
If you’re thinking about selling your house, you’re likely hearing about the cooling housing market and wondering what that means for you. While it’s not the peak intensity we saw during the pandemic, we’re still in a sellers’ market. That means you haven’t missed your window. Realtor.com explains: “. . . while prospective home sellers may lament that … Continue reading What Homeowners Want To Know About Selling in Today’s Market
This past year, rising mortgage rates have slowed the red-hot housing market. Over the past nine months, we’ve seen fewer homes sold than the previous month as home price growth has slowed. All of this is due to the fact that the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate has doubled this year, severely limiting homebuying power for … Continue reading Mortgage Rates Will Come Down, It’s Just a Matter of Time
If you put a pause on your home search because you weren’t sure where you’d go once you sold your house, it might be a good time to get back into the market. If you’re willing to work with a trusted agent to consider a newly built home, you may have even more options and incentives … Continue reading Why It Could Be Time To Add Newly Built Homes to Your Search
Some Highlights You may be wondering what needs to be renovated before you sell your house. In today’s shifting market, making your house appealing is more important than ever. That’s why it’s essential to lean on a real estate professional who has in-depth knowledge of today’s housing market. They know what buyers are looking for and how to highlight any … Continue reading Should You Update Your House Before You Sell? Ask a Real Estate Professional. [INFOGRAPHIC]
If you’re thinking of buying a home and living with siblings, parents, or grandparents, then multigenerational living may be for you. The Pew Research Center defines a multigenerational household as a home with two or more adult generations. And the number of individuals choosing multigenerational living has increased over the past 50 years. As you consider this … Continue reading More People Are Finding the Benefits of Multigenerational Households Today!
In an effort to make properties more affordable for their citizens, New Zealand will ban foreigners from buying existing homes starting early next year, according to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's statement during a press conference in Wellington on Tuesday. “We are determined to make it easier for Kiwis to buy their first home, so we … Continue reading Foreigners Will No Longer Be Able To Buy Houses In New Zealand
Photo Source: Catalyst Group You'll see better results when you use a real estate agent and it won't cost you more - new study shows. It is a common belief that you can save money when selling your home by putting it on the market yourself; that way you avoid commissions of real estate agent … Continue reading Agents Sell Homes for More Than FSBOS – New Study Shows
Whether you’re horrified or elated over the results of this week’s election, one thing we can all agree on is that the new President will undoubtedly influence our nation’s economy and by extension the housing market. The last time a real estate dealmaker held the office was in 1790s and early 1800s when George Washington … Continue reading What Does A Trump Presidency Mean For Real Estate?
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Median home prices in areas around Greater Boston are quickly reaching $500,000. While this list includes some traditionally more expensive neighborhoods, many suburbs that aren’t usually considered as such are also soaring in price. As prices in Boston skyrocket, people are forced to move farther out to find affordable real estate (it’s called decentralization). The … Continue reading Median Home Prices Around Greater Boston
Like it or not, summer is drawing to a close. It's almost time for fall! Before the leaves fall and the weather turns chilly, you might consider doing some seasonal maintenance. We all know what to do to get our wardrobes ready for the season, but how do you prepare your house for those chilly months to … Continue reading Fall Home Maintenance Tips