Do You Have Enough Money Saved for a Down Payment?

By Carla Stiver | October 13, 2020

One of the biggest misconceptions for first-time homebuyers is how much you’ll need to save for a down payment. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t always have to put 20% down to buy a house. Here’s how it breaks down. A recent survey by Point2Homes mentions that 74% of millennials (ages 25-40) say they’re interested…

By admin | October 12, 2020

“The sea will grant each man new hope, and sleep will bring dreams of home.” – Christopher Columbus

By admin | October 12, 2020

“The sea will grant each man new hope, and sleep will bring dreams of home.” – Christopher Columbus

6 Reasons You’ll Win by Selling with a Real Estate Agent This Fall

By Carla Stiver | October 12, 2020

There are many benefits to working with a real estate professional when selling your house. During challenging times, like what we face today, it becomes even more important to have an expert you trust to help guide you through the process. If you’re considering selling on your own, known in the industry as a For Sale…

By admin | October 10, 2020

We just received this fantastic review from one of our happy customers. We would love to show you how we go above and beyond to assist you. D Mayes⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I can’t say enough good things about Carla Stiver and Alex Chirillo! They were wonderful to work with. Their expertise and professionalism helped our house sell…

Thinking of Moving? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Carla Stiver | October 9, 2020

Some Highlights If you’re ready to sell your house but you’re worried about finding one to move into, why not invest in a brand-new home built just for you? New construction is on the rise, so it’s a great time to think about a custom home to fit your family’s changing needs. Let’s connect today…

Should You Buy a Retirement Home Sooner Rather than Later?

By Carla Stiver | October 8, 2020

Every day in the U.S., roughly 10,000 people turn 65. Prior to the health crisis that swept the nation in 2020, most people had to wait until they retired to make a move to the beach, the golf course, or the senior living community they were looking to settle into for their later years in…

A Homeowner’s Net Worth Is 40x Greater Than a Renter’s

By Carla Stiver | October 7, 2020

One of the best ways to build your family’s financial future is through homeownership. Recent data from the Federal Reserve indicates the net worth of a homeowner is actually over 40 times greater than that of a renter. Maybe it’s time to start thinking about buying a home, especially when they’re so affordable in today’s…

Is it Time to Move into a Single-Story Home?

By Carla Stiver | October 6, 2020

Once the kids have left the nest, you may be wondering what to do with all of the extra space in your home. Chances are, you don’t need four bedrooms anymore, and it may be a great time to sell your house and downsize, maybe even into a single-story home. You’ve likely gained significant equity…

Why Pricing Your House Right Is Essential

By Carla Stiver | October 5, 2020

In today’s real estate market, setting the right price for your house is one of the most valuable things you can do. According to the U.S. Economic Outlook by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), existing home prices nationwide are forecasted to increase 4.7% in 2020 and 4.1% in 2021. This means experts anticipate home…