The One Thing Never to Display in Your Home, Ever

The Property Brothers Reveal the One Thing Never to Display in Your Home, Ever By Lisa Johnson Mandell | Jul 12, 2018 HGTV Season 8 of "Property Brothers: Buying and Selling" has just aired its premiere—and boy, do Drew and Jonathan Scott’s latest clients need a reality check, bad! In the episode titled "Small Budget, Big … Continue reading The One Thing Never to Display in Your Home, Ever

There’s an uptick in housing inventory in these 10 metros, but don’t expect price relief

~ I was in a meeting where they were discussing this and it was stated that there has been 80,000 units built or put into production to have built this year. What is needed to maintain normal growth is 180,000 units. so we are behind. Plus there were a few dead years in the recession … Continue reading There’s an uptick in housing inventory in these 10 metros, but don’t expect price relief

11 Things You Should Never Ever Do at an Open House

11 Things You Should Never Ever Do at an Open House Open houses can be exciting, no matter whether you're actively house-hunting or just a nosy Nellie. These events offer a pressure-free (okay, mostly pressure-free) way to scout out any homes on your radar—and maybe even find your dream space. But staying on your best … Continue reading 11 Things You Should Never Ever Do at an Open House

Why so many families are renting, not buying, homes

~ Do you find yourself in this situation as well? Can I help, give me a call ~ Why so many families are renting, not buying, homes  As home prices soar in a booming economy, one impact is becoming dramatic. Families are being squeezed into rental properties, according to "The Dream on Hold," a study … Continue reading Why so many families are renting, not buying, homes

HOME Survey June 2018

Infographic: HOME Survey June 2018

In this red-hot housing market, if a ‘for sale’ sign goes up, don’t blink—you might miss it

In this red-hot housing market, if a 'for sale' sign goes up, don't blink—you might miss it The average home sold in May went under contract in just 34 days, according to real estate broker Redfin. May's number broke the previous month's record of 36 days. Of the homes that sold in May, 27.6 percent … Continue reading In this red-hot housing market, if a ‘for sale’ sign goes up, don’t blink—you might miss it

The US housing market has an inventory problem

~ this is very true, and if you are ready to sell your home there is no reason to wait to list in the summer. But if you are a buyer you need to be ready to buy - pre-qualified, housing checklist needs done, and areas to buy in be open with  ~ The US … Continue reading The US housing market has an inventory problem

Where millennials should look to become homeowner

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Buyer Mistakes to Watch Out For

~ have you made any of these? It's ok if you have ~ 8 Dumb Reasons People Can't Buy a Home akurtz/Getty Images Buying a home—especially if it’s your first—can be a lot like losing weight in the sense that people end up doing, well, some pretty dumb stuff in the process. But while desperate dieters might waste … Continue reading Buyer Mistakes to Watch Out For

The Impact Of Real Estate Seasonality

The Impact Of Real Estate Seasonality We have all heard it before: real estate is as cyclical as the day is long. In the last decade alone, we have seen the real estate market extend to both ends of the spectrum. While it’s currently firing on all cylinders at the moment, 2007 saw what would … Continue reading The Impact Of Real Estate Seasonality