Blog :: 04-2019

What Would Make You Sell Your House?

There are many reasons why a homeowner decides to sell their house and move. The younger the respondents, the more likely their top response centered around needing a larger home (ages 29 to 53). Relocating for a job was the top reason for those ages 54 to 63 and the second most popular response for those under 53.

Renters Paying Substantially More While Owning Costs Less

What does this all mean to the current housing market? We think First American said it best in a post last week:

“The mortgage rate-driven affordability surge has arrived just in time… Rising affordability has already benefited home buyers and, if the lower rate environment persists, we’re in for a great spring home-buying season.”

Selling Your House: Here's Why You Need A Pro In Your Corner!

The percentage of sellers who have hired real estate agents to sell their homes has increased steadily over the last 20 years. Real estate agents are trained and experienced in negotiation while, in most cases, the seller is not. Sellers must realize that their ability to negotiate will determine whether or not they get the best deal for themselves and their families.