By admin | October 4, 2020

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Rising Home Equity Can Power Your Next Move [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Carla Stiver | October 2, 2020

Some Highlights According to CoreLogic, homeowners across the country are gaining significant equity. Over the past year, the average homeowner gained $9,800 in equity, growing their overall net worth. If you’re ready to sell your house and begin looking for your dream home, let’s connect to plan how your equity can make that possible.

By admin | October 1, 2020

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables We couldn’t agree more! Hoping that wherever you are in the world, you take a moment and enjoy the month.

Buyers Are Finding More Space in the Luxury Home Market

By Carla Stiver | October 1, 2020

A year ago, additional space and extra amenities had a very different feel for homebuyers. Today, the health crisis has brought to light how valuable more square footage and carefully designed floorplans can be. Home offices, multi-purpose rooms, gyms, and theaters are becoming more popular, and some families are finding the space they need for…

Why Selling this Fall May Be Your Best Move

By Carla Stiver | September 30, 2020

If you’re thinking about moving, selling your house this fall might be the way to go. Here are four highlights in the housing market that may make your decision to sell this fall an easy one. 1. Buyers Are Actively in the Market ShowingTime, a leading real estate showing software and market stat service provider,…

Fla.’s Housing Market: Sales and Median Prices Rose in August

By admin | September 29, 2020

By Marla Martin Florida Realtors’ data: More sales, higher median prices, more new pending sales and more new listings year-over-year. Single-family sales up 8.8%; condo sales up 10.3% – and sales in the upper price tiers paved the way for the surge, says Chief Economist Dr. Brad O’Connor. ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida’s housing market reported…

By admin | September 29, 2020

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Where Are Home Values Headed Over the Next 12 Months?

By Carla Stiver | September 29, 2020

As shelter-in-place orders were implemented earlier this year, many questioned what the shutdown would mean to the real estate market. Specifically, there was concern about home values. After years of rising home prices, would 2020 be the year this appreciation trend would come to a screeching halt? Even worse, would home values begin to depreciate?…

Housing Market on Track to Beat Last Year’s Success

By Carla Stiver | September 28, 2020

Back in March, as the nation’s economy was shut down because of the coronavirus, many were predicting the real estate market would face a major collapse. Some forecasts called for a 15-20% decline in transactions. However, six months later, it seems as though the housing market has fully recovered. Mark Fleming, Chief Economist at First…

Why Pricing Your Home Right Matters This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Carla Stiver | September 25, 2020

Some Highlights As a seller today, you may think pricing your home on the high end will result in a higher final sale price, but the opposite is actually true. To sell your home quickly and for the best possible price, you should eliminate buyer concerns by pricing your home competitively right from the start.…