Buying a Home

Aug. 5, 2020

Top Reasons People Are Moving Right Now

Quarantine and shutdowns across the country gave people plenty of time to think about what they’re looking for in their next home—and now that a lot of restrictions have been lifted, a large percentage of those people are reentering the market, looking for homes, and getting ready to move.

But ...

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July 30, 2020

Three Home Features Expected To Be In Demand After COVID-19

When COVID-related stay at home orders and restrictions hit the US in March, many buyers put their home search on hold. But as those orders and restrictions are being lifted, a good portion of those buyers are reentering the market.

Which brings up the question: what, exactly, are those buyers ...

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July 22, 2020

Video Touring a Home? Make Sure To Check These Outdoor Elements

Video tours are a great option for long-distance buyers and buyers who are hesitant to tour a property in person due to recent concerns. But if you’re planning a video tour and want to get a comprehensive feel for the property, you need to tour more than just the interior ...

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July 15, 2020

Buyers Make Their Four-Legged Friends a Priority When Shopping For A New Home

There are plenty of things to consider when buying a home, from the size of the property to the location to the backyard. But for many buyers, it’s not just about what they’re looking for in a home; what their pets are looking for is just as important.

According to ...

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July 8, 2020

6 Questions to Consider When Downsizing

If you’re considering moving into a smaller home, you may be eager to save money on mortgage payments and utilities. You might also be looking forward to spending less time and effort on interior and exterior home maintenance.

But before you begin packing up your belongings, here are a few ...

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June 23, 2020

5 Benefits of Homeownership (That People Often Forget About)

When you work in real estate, you spend much of your time in the weeds of a transaction, so it’s easy to forget about the true joy that comes from home ownership. At the end of the day, after all the paperwork is signed, after the champagne has been uncorked ...

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June 3, 2020

These Are The Most Likely Newly Built Home Features For 2020

If you’re planning to buy a new home, you probably have a wish list of features. But how likely is it that you’ll find those features in a new build?

According to a recent survey from the National Association of Home Builders, some of the features you’re most likely to ...

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May 13, 2020

Co-buying is on the Rise

When people consider buying a home, they’re typically thinking about making the purchase on their own or with their spouse or significant other. But there’s a new home buying trend that’s on the rise, particularly with young, aspiring homeowners: co-buying.

So, what is co-buying? Instead of buying a home on ...

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May 6, 2020

Sheltering In Place, Leads To Desire For More Space

The shelter in place orders that have been in effect for weeks across the country have many people spending more time at home than ever before. And after spending so much time in their homes, many of them are noticing what they don’t like about their current space—and what they’re ...

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April 23, 2020

Tips For Making The Most Of Your Virtual House Hunt

Social distancing is one of the most responsible things you can do right now—both to protect your health and the health of the people in your community. And with social distancing in full swing, searching for a home in the traditional sense—including going to tour homes in person—is getting put ...

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