Area Real Estate News & Market Trends

You’ll find our blog to be a wealth of information, covering everything from local market statistics and home values to community happenings. That’s because we care about the community and want to help you find your place in it. Please reach out if you have any questions at all. We’d love to talk with you!

Jan. 8, 2020

2020 Outlook: Real Estate Market Forecast

We’re in the midst of the longest economic expansion in U.S. history, and economists think there’s still room to grow. A recent survey by the National Association for Business Economics found that experts believe the U.S. economy will remain positive throughout 2020.

 

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Dec. 9, 2019

8 Scams to Watch Out For This Holiday Season

The holidays are a happy time for celebrating with family, friends, and co-workers. Unfortunately, this time of year can also be turned sour by a wide variety of clever frauds, unauthorized debit and credit card transactions, and bogus person-to-person scams. By the end of 2015, individuals, retailers, charitable donors, and companies were victimized to the tune of $1.5 billion… and that number is expected to have gone up in 2016.

 

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Dec. 3, 2019

9 Ways to Share the Spirit of the Season—Starting From Home

The holiday season is upon us, and many of us have already begun to celebrate. From trimming trees to lighting candles, it’s the time of year to fill your homes (and hearts) with holiday joy.

 

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Nov. 25, 2019

Storage Units

What do you do when you have to declutter? That’s the age-old question that has plagued Americans for generations. Do you give it away, have a garage sale or just live with the clutter? Well there is another option, you can store it away in a safe place until you need it later.

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Nov. 9, 2019

5 Steps to Finding Your Next Home

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a seasoned homeowner, shopping for a new home can feel daunting. In fact, 56% of buyers said that “finding the right property” was the most difficult step in the home buying process.

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Oct. 31, 2019

Home Buying Needs vs Wants

Imagine what your dream house looks like. You have particular needs, and you can’t imagine not having them fulfilled. But there are going to be some desires that you will have to let go due to affordability issues.

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Oct. 30, 2019

Ways to Advertise and Promote Your Home

Using Floor Plans in Your Marketing Strategy

Though having high-quality photos and well-written description of each room in your home are critical components to your listing, having a professional floor plan will also help to step your game up when advertising and promoting your home.

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Oct. 30, 2019

Majority of real estate market frustrated by housing affordability

Nearly half of respondents said rising home prices over the past decade have made their life worse, while just 16% said rising home prices made their life better.

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Oct. 21, 2019

Best Ways to Organize Your Move

Moving into your new, amazing home can be one of the happiest and exciting moments of your life. It is the end of a chapter and the start of a whole new amazing part of your life that you will experience.

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Oct. 21, 2019

To Rent or Sell Your Vacant Home

Have you ever thought whether it would be better to rent or sell a vacant home that you own? Maybe you already have someone renting this house, or you have been considering renting it to tenants, but would that really be the better choice?

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