Top 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t FSBO
In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons why this might ...
Posted by Agent Connect on December 26, 2017 in For Sellers
Top 5 Benefits of Hiring a Real Estate Agent
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their 2017 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers in which they surveyed recent home buyers and sellers about their experiences. An entire section of the profile is ...
Posted by Agent Connect on December 20, 2017 in Las Vegas Community
4 Reasons to Buy a Home This Winter!
Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting.
1. Prices Will Continue to Rise
CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 7.0% over the last 12 months. The ...
Posted by Agent Connect on December 18, 2017 in For Buyers
Home Prices Up 6.54% Across the Country!
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest Quarterly Home Price Index report.
In the report, home prices are compared both regionally and by state.
Based on the latest ...
Posted by Agent Connect on December 15, 2017 in Las Vegas Community
Should Boomers Buy or Rent after Selling?
In a recent CNBC article, it was reported that many baby boomers are selling their current homes and moving into rentals, rather than purchasing another home.
“Between 2009 and 2015, the number of renters aged 55 or above rose 28 ...
Posted by Agent Connect on December 14, 2017 in For Buyers
What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy?
We recently shared that over the course of the last 12 months, home prices have appreciated by 7.0%. Over the same amount of time, interest rates have remained historically low which has allowed many buyers to enter the market.
As a ...
Posted by Agent Connect on December 13, 2017 in For Buyers
Before You Make an Offer, Here Are 4 Tips for Success!
So, you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call a ‘home,’ and you finally found it! The price is right, and in such a competitive market, you want to make sure that you make a good offer so that you can guarantee that ...
Posted by Agent Connect on December 12, 2017 in For Buyers
Why Getting Pre-Approved Should Be Your First Step
In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you ...
Posted by Agent Connect on December 11, 2017 in For Buyers
3 Tips for Making Your Dream Home a Reality
Realtor.com shared their “5 Habits to Start Now If You Hope to Buy a Home.”
Setting up an automatic savings plan that saves a small amount of every check is one of the best ways to save without thinking a lot ...
Posted by Agent Connect on December 8, 2017 in Las Vegas Community
The #1 Reason to List Your House Today!
Many people believe that selling their house during “the spring buyers’ market” is the best thing to do. Their reasoning is that there will be more buyers than there are during the winter months and, therefore, their ...
Posted by Agent Connect on December 7, 2017 in For Sellers
Home Prices Up 7% from Last Year
According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, national home prices have appreciated by 7.0% from October 2016 to October 2017. This marks the second month in a row with a 7.0% year-over-year increase.
A lack of supply ...
Posted by Agent Connect on December 6, 2017 in Las Vegas Community
Why Is There So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage?
Why is there so much paperwork mandated by the lenders for a mortgage loan application when buying a home today? It seems that they need to know everything about you and requires three separate sources to validate each and every ...
Posted by Agent Connect on December 5, 2017 in For Buyers
5 Reasons to Sell This Winter!
Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this winter makes sense.
1. Demand Is Strong
The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong throughout ...
Posted by Agent Connect on December 4, 2017 in For Sellers