5 Reasons You Should Sell Now

5 Reasons You Should Sell Now

As the temperature continues to rise, buyers are coming out ready to purchase their dream home. Here are five reasons that you should list your house for sale now. 1. Strong Buyer Demand Foot traffic refers to the number of people out actually physically looking at homes right now. The latest foot traffic numbers show…

Buy vs Rent #CreateFamilyWealth

Buy vs Rent #CreateFamilyWealth

There has been recent press regarding whether or not it makes better financial sense to rent rather than buy in today’s housing market. As an example, the recently released June Summary of the BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index reported: “…as of the end of the first quarter of 2015, the housing market in the U.S.…

First Time Homeowner

#FirstTimeHomebuyers Lead The Way

The National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) latest Existing Home Sales Report revealed that first time homebuyers made up 32% of all sales in the month of May; marking the highest share since September 2012 and up from 27% the same time last year. NAR’s Chief Economist, Lawrence Yun, cited “strong job gains among young adults,…

#RealEstateSales Up In Almost Every Price Range

#RealEstateSales Up In Almost Every Price Range

The National Association of Realtors’ most recent Existing Home Sales Report revealed that home sales were up rather dramatically over last year in five of the six price ranges they measure. Only those homes priced under $100,000 showed a decline (-10.1%). The decline in this price range points to the lower inventory of distressed properties available for sale…

Your #JuneCheckList

Your #JuneCheckList

With the start of summer (and the end of school) this month, June is the perfect time to prep your house and yard for a season of relaxation and fun. And if you’ve fallen behind in your house chores, don’t worry — you can use this month to catch up, too. Get ready for summer…

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#NationalHomeOwnershipMonth

National Homeownership Month actually started as a week-long celebration of homeownership during the Clinton administration in 1995. In 2002, President George W. Bush proclaimed June as the National Homeownership Month. Here is an excerpt from his proclamation: “Homeownership is an important part of the American Dream…A home provides shelter and a safe place where families…