Monthly Market Update

Monthly Market Update

What a year! The housing market has seen record-breaking changes that have never been seen before in a single calendar year. From sudden jumps in mortgage rates to drops in demand, there has been no shortage of surprises. So what’s happening right now as the year draws to a close? And how does that affect […]

Fall In Love With Homeownership

Trying to decide whether to rent or buy your next home is a tough decision. Either could be a good option, but the benefits of owning your own home are tried and true. In the US today, more than half of the population lives in a home they own, and that rate is still on […]

Condos: Your Gateway to Homeownership

Buying your first home can be a daunting task, especially in today’s market. Prices are high, especially if you’re a first-time homebuyer who doesn’t have equity from a previous home to put toward a new one. If this is you, buying a condo could be the very stepping stone you need to get you closer […]

Market Update

There is a lot of uncertainty in the headlines right now. In many ways, the world is still recovering from the pandemic and the volatility in the housing market. The financial markets especially have seen drastic changes over the past couple of years. These changes, coupled with quickly shifting social and personal needs, have had […]

The Truth About Title Theft

The Truth About Home Title Theft Home title theft is a real problem that is becoming more prominent. How it works is that a scammer will gather your personal information in order to steal your identity and then transfer your home title to themselves. That gives them access to all the equity in your home. […]

Key Terms Every First-Time Homebuyer Must Know

If you’re in the middle of a home purchase, you’ve probably heard some terms that sound unfamiliar. After all, if you’re a first-time homebuyer, or even if it’s been a while since your last home purchase, it might feel like you’re being introduced to a whole new world! To help make the home buying process […]

The 20% Down MYTH: The Real Truth Around the Down Payment

The real estate industry changes frequently, but so many of us rely on information passed down from people who haven’t bought or sold a home in decades. One of the biggest myths new homebuyers hear from their parents, grandparents, or even older friends or coworkers is that they need to have a 20% down payment. […]

Avoid Getting Burned as a Buyer in a Hot Sellers Market

We’re starting to see the market go from a red hot seller’s market to a regular seller’s market. But don’t let that fool you – if you’re a buyer, you still need to be cautious. Here are some ways to avoid getting burned as a buyer in a hot seller’s market: Don’t Be Overly Picky […]

Why Your Offer Is Not Getting Accepted

You found the home of your dreams, only to have them shattered when your offer gets rejected. It’s a terrible feeling that most homebuyers experience at least once in today’s real estate market. Let’s look at some reasons why your offer might not be getting accepted and what you can do to make sure your next […]