5 Reasons You Should Sell This Fall!
Here are five reasons why listing your home for sale this fall 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 ...
Posted by Agent Connect on August 31, 2018 in For Sellers
A+ Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Pro
Hiring a real estate professional to help you buy your dream home or sell your current house is one of the most ‘educated’ decisions you can make!
A real estate professional has the experience needed to help you ...
Posted by Agent Connect on August 30, 2018 in For Sellers
Top 3 Myths About Today’s Real Estate Market
There are many conflicting headlines when it comes to describing today’s real estate market. Some are making comparisons to the market we experienced 10 years ago and are starting to believe that we may be doomed to repeat ourselves. Others ...
Posted by Agent Connect on August 28, 2018 in For Buyers
Rent or Buy: Either Way You’re Paying A Mortgage!
There are some people who have not purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize, however, that unless you are living with your parents rent-free, you are paying a mortgage ...
Posted by Agent Connect on August 24, 2018 in For Buyers
What State Gives You the Most ‘Bang for Your Buck’?
The majority of states in the Midwest and South offer a lower cost of living than states in the Northeast and West.
The ‘biggest bang for your buck’ comes in Mississippi where, compared to the national average, you ...
Posted by Agent Connect on August 23, 2018 in For Buyers
Having Trouble Saving Enough for Your Down Payment? Crowdfund It!
You read that right! First-time buyers across the country are getting creative when it comes to saving the necessary down payment to buy a home.
Many couples are asking their wedding guests to contribute to their “Down Payment Fund” ...
Posted by Agent Connect on August 21, 2018 in For Buyers
5 Real Estate Reality TV Myths Explained
Have you ever been flipping through the channels, only to find yourself glued to the couch in an HGTV binge session? We’ve all been there, watching entire seasons of “Love it or List it,” “Million Dollar ...
Posted by Agent Connect on August 20, 2018 in For Buyers
The Net Worth of a Homeowner is 44x Greater Than A Renter!
Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. Their latest survey data, covering 2013-2016 was recently released.
The study ...
Posted by Agent Connect on August 17, 2018 in For Buyers
Homebuyers Willing to Sacrifice ‘Must-Haves’ in Favor of Good School Districts
It should come as no surprise that buying a home in a good school district is important to homebuyers. According to a report from Realtor.com, 86% of 18-34 year-olds and 84% of those aged 35-54 indicated that their home search areas ...
Posted by Agent Connect on August 14, 2018 in For Buyers
Have You Outgrown Your Starter Home?
For many Americans, buying their first home is their first taste of achieving part of the American Dream. There is a sense of pride that comes along with owning your own home and building your family’s wealth through your monthly mortgage ...
Posted by Agent Connect on August 13, 2018 in For Buyers
Supply & Demand Will Determine Future Home Values
Will home values continue to appreciate throughout 2018? The answer is simple: YES! – as long as there are more purchasers in the market than there are available homes for them to buy. This is known as the theory of “supply and ...
Posted by Agent Connect on August 8, 2018 in For Buyers
The Wave of Millennial Homebuyers Continues to Swell
Many have written about the millennial generation and whether or not they, as a whole, believe in homeownership as a part of attaining their American Dream.
Comparatively speaking, millennials have taken longer to obtain traditional milestones ...
Posted by Agent Connect on August 7, 2018 in For Buyers
5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional Before Entering the Market!
Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite the adventure. In this world of instant gratification and internet searches, many sellers think that they can ‘For Sale by Owner’ or ‘FSBO,’ ...
Posted by Agent Connect on August 6, 2018 in For Sellers
Millionaire to Millennials: Owning Your Home Can Help You Retire Sooner!
In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “Buying a home is the escalator to wealth in America. Homeownership can also help you retire early, that is, if you pay your mortgage off.”
Posted by Agent Connect on August 3, 2018 in For Buyers