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Buyers are desiring larger homes so they can spread out.  Home builders are responding by increasing the average size of homes during this COVID pandemic.  While increasing the size of homes, number of four or more bedrooms and 3 and more bathrooms has risen.  Millennials and Generation X are loo...
02/23/2022
In 2021, home buyers viewed the fewest number homes prior to buying.  According to National Association of Realtor (NAR) this was a record. Low housing inventory and technology are causing buyers to decrease the number of homes they are physically touring. Buyers are first going online to view ho...
02/08/2022
At the end of 2021, the housing market remains in frenzy with more buyers than there are available houses.  Realtor.com indicates buyers are eager to purchase a home to protect themselves from potential interest rate hikes. The past year buyers were making offers quickly since homes were remainin...
01/20/2022
After home inspection, settling on what needs to be repair usually is the last major hurdle for the transaction. Bypassing a home inspection not recommended in most situations. This is the best time prior to closing to discover flaws in the property that could become expensive to correct after be...
01/05/2022
First-time home buyers would be better prepared to buy a house if they received up front education on the realities of buying a home. This would help them to be better prepared to handle buyer situations such as: falling in love with a house and then lose the bid after making an offer.  One of th...
11/30/2021
The past several months soaring housing prices has brought double-digit gains and locked out many home buyers.  This is especially true for first-time home buyers and caused them to stretch their budgets to a dangerous level.  By August 2021 per National Association of Realtors (NAR) median home ...
11/02/2021
Some occupations such as real estate will cause a person to be continuously on the go.  People in these occupations are constantly attending meetings, working with other people in different locations and meeting deadlines, etc.  These types of activities can be good for your mental health.  After...
10/14/2021
Parents of many colleges’ students have realized this is a great time to purchase investment property.  Advantages include cutting housing college cost, some expenses are tax deductible, college student can learn how to become manager, and an investment that will appreciate.  By purchasing a home...
09/28/2021
Many home buyers have regrets after they buy their new home.  Similar thing happens when seller trying to determine whether to sell their home.  Many sellers ask themselves what if?  Would it be better to wait to sell?  Should I negotiate differently?  Should I make more improvements to my proper...
09/02/2021
Counselors of Real Estate provided a list of issues that they expect will affect real estate the greatest during 2021-2022.  The Covid-19 pandemic created changes in multiple areas: remote work and mobility, cybersecurity, supply chain, and price instability.  Below are issues that may be affecte...
08/06/2021
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