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Should I Wait for Lower Mortgage Interest Rates?
Historically low mortgage rates are a big motivator for homebuyers right now. In 2020 alone, rates hit new record-lows 16 times, and the trend continued into the early part of this year. Many hopeful homebuyers are now wondering if they should put their plans on hold and wait for the lowest rates imaginable. However, the reality is, acting sooner rather than later may be the actual win if you’re ready to buy a home.READ FULL ARTICLE
How to Make the Dream of Homeownership a Reality This Year
If you’re dreaming of buying a home this year, start by connecting with a local real estate professional to understand what goes into the process. With a trusted advisor at your side, you can then begin to answer the questions below to set yourself up for homebuying success.READ FULL ARTICLE
Market Snapshot - DEC 2020
Check out the Atlanta Metro Area Market Snapshot for December 2020. Home Sales Prices continue to rise, Days on Market are at an all time low as well as supply of homes! If you are considering the sale of your home, now is a great time!FIND YOUR AGENT HERE!
Why Right Now May Be the Time to Sell Your House
The housing market made an incredible recovery in 2020 and is now positioned for an even stronger year in 2021. Record-low mortgage interest rates are a driving factor in this continued momentum, with average rates hovering at historic all-time lows.READ FULL ARTICLE
4 Reasons People Are Buying Homes in 2021
According to many experts, the real estate market is expected to continue growing in 2021, and it’s largely driven by the lasting impact the pandemic is having on our lifestyles. As many of us spend extra time at home, we’re reevaluating what “home” means and what we may need in one going forwardREAD FULL ARTICLE
Market Snapshot - NOV 2020
Check out the Atlanta Metro Area Market Snapshot for November 2020. Home Sales Prices continue to rise, Days on Market are at an all time low as well as supply of homes! If you are considering the sale of your home, now is a great time!FIND YOUR AGENT HERE!
Buyer Interest Is Growing among Younger Generations
Let’s connect if you’re ready to buy a home. More buyers mean more competition, so you need an expert guide to help you stand out from the crowd.READ FULL ARTICLE
Homeownership Is a Key to Building Wealth
For years, real estate has been considered the best investment you can make. A major reason for this is due to the net worth a household gains through homeownership.READ FULL ARTICLE
Why the 2021 Forecast Doesn’t Call for a Foreclosure Crisis
If you’re currently in forbearance or think you should be because you’re concerned about being able to make your mortgage payments, reach out to your lender to discuss your options and next steps. Having a trusted and knowledgeable professional on your side to guide you is essential in this process and might be the driving factor that helps you stay in your home.READ FULL ARTICLE
Real Estate Is a Driving Force in the Economy
The American Dream of homeownership has continued to thrive in the midst of this year’s economic downturn, and “home” has taken on a new meaning for many of us during this time. Best of all, the housing market is making a significant impact as the economy recovers.READ FULL ARTICLE
Market Snapshot - AUG 2020
Check out the Atlanta Metro Area Market Snapshot for August 2020. Home Sales Prices continue to rise, Days on Market are at an all time low as well as supply of homes! If you are considering the sale of your home, now is a great time!FIND YOUR AGENT HERE!
Current Buyer & Seller Perks in the Housing Market
Whether you’re thinking about buying or selling at home, there are some key perks available right now. Let’s connect today to discuss how they may play to your advantage in our local market.READ FULL ARTICLE
Have You Ever Seen a Housing Market Like This?
With mortgage rates hitting historic lows, home prices appreciating, affordability rising, and the market recovering like no other, 2020 has been quite a year for real estate!READ FULL ARTICLE
Homebuyer Traffic Is on the Rise
If you’re thinking about selling your house, this may be a great time to get the best price and the most favorable terms.READ FULL ARTICLE
Homeowners Have Great Selling Power
With average home sale profits growing, it’s a great time to leverage your equity and make a move, especially while the inventory of houses for sale and mortgage rates are historically low.READ FULL ARTICLE
Thinking of Selling Your House?
There are simply not enough houses for sale today. If you’re ready to leverage your equity and sell your house, let’s connect today. It’s a great time to move while demand for homes to buy is extremely highREAD FULL ARTICLE
Buyers: Are You Ready for a Bidding War?
With so many buyers looking for homes to purchase and so few houses for sale right now, there’s a disconnect between supply and demand. This imbalance is pushing home prices upward while driving more bidding wars and multiple-offer scenarios.READ FULL ARTICLE
Yikes! Multiple Offers!
Low inventory and pent up demand have created a strong seller’s market. Here are 10 tips to move your buyer to the top.READ FULL ARTICLE
The Pros and Cons of Escalation Clauses
In today’s Seller’s market, it is common for a Seller to get multiple offers for a home. One of the tools you can use to get your offer on top is the escalation clause. It can create an edge for your Buyer - or it may not. There are pros and cons to using an escalation clause.READ FULL ARTICLE
Driving Buyers Out of Urban Areas?
It appears that a percentage of people are preparing to leave many American cities. Some of these moves will be permanent, while others will be temporary (such as a getaway to a second home). In either case, many consumers are on the move.READ FULL ARTICLE
A Historic Rebound for the Housing Market
If you decided not to sell this spring due to the health crisis, maybe it’s time to jump back into the market while buyers are actively looking for homes. Let’s connect today to determine your best move forward.READ FULL ARTICLE
Are New Homes Going to Be Available?
With new residential construction right around the corner, you can feel confident about selling your house and having a place to move into. Maybe it’s time to finally design the home you’ve always wanted. Let’s connect today to discuss selling your house while demand from eager buyers is high.READ FULL ARTICLE
What Are Experts Saying About the Rest of 2020?
The experts are optimistic about the second half of the year. If you paused your 2020 real estate plans this spring, let’s connect today to determine how you can re-engage in the process.READ FULL ARTICLE
What is the Impact of COVID-19 on Real Estate
Staying connected to the housing market’s performance over the coming months will be essential, as we continue to evaluate exactly how the housing market is doing in this uncharted time ahead.READ FULL ARTICLE
What Are the Experts Saying About Future Home Prices?
Whether you’re thinking of buying a home or selling your house, know that home prices will not change dramatically this year, even with all of the uncertainty we’ve faced in 2020.READ FULL ARTICLE
Homebuyers Are in the Mood to Buy Today
Whether you’re looking to buy or sell, there’s great motivation to be in the housing market, especially with mortgage rates hovering at this historic all-time low. Let’s connect today to make sure you’re ready to make your move.READ FULL ARTICLE