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Will It Be Easier to Buy a Home This Year?

One of the biggest hurdles buyers have faced over the past few years has been a lack of homes available for sale. But that’s starting to change.

The graph below uses the latest data from Realtor.com to show there are more homes on the market […]

Will It Be Easier to Buy a Home This Year?2024-03-31T09:29:17-10:00

Why Single Women are Buying More Homes Than Men

Here’s a statistic we couldn’t help digging into a little deeper- almost twice as many single women are becoming homeowners vs single men. According to data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 19% of all homebuyers are single women, while only 10% are single men. And the number of […]
Why Single Women are Buying More Homes Than Men2024-03-28T05:22:56-10:00

Why Mortgage Rates Could Continue To Decline

When you read about the housing market, you’ll probably come across some information about inflation or recent decisions made by the Federal Reserve (the Fed). But how do those two things impact you and your homebuying plans? Here’s what you need to know.

The Federal Funds Rate Hikes Have Stalled

One […]

Why Mortgage Rates Could Continue To Decline2023-12-23T10:41:07-10:00

The Top 3 Housing Market Questions You May Be Wondering About

When it comes to what’s happening in the housing market, there’s a lot of confusion going around right now. You may hear one thing in conversation with your friends, see something totally different on the news, and read something on social media that contradicts both […]

The Top 3 Housing Market Questions You May Be Wondering About2023-11-29T01:35:11-10:00

Let’s Talk Turkey Safety (and other harm-free holiday tips)

Thanksgiving brings extra warmth and aloha, whether joining a gathering of friends and family for a festive meal, or making a feast at home. While the holiday spirit prevails, it’s essential to be mindful of potential accidents and injuries. To help you navigate a safe celebration, […]

Let’s Talk Turkey Safety (and other harm-free holiday tips)2023-11-20T20:32:13-10:00

Powerful Job Market Fuels Homebuyer Demand

The spring housing market has been surprisingly active this year. Even with affordability challenges and a limited number of homes for sale, buyer demand is strong, and getting stronger.

One way we know there are interested buyers right now is because showing traffic is up.  […]

Powerful Job Market Fuels Homebuyer Demand2023-05-21T00:54:01-10:00

4 Key Tips for Selling Your Home in 2023

Spring has arrived, and that means more and more people are getting their homes ready to sell. But with recent shifts in real estate, this year’s spring housing market will be different from the frenzy of the past several years. To sell your house quickly, without hassles, and […]

4 Key Tips for Selling Your Home in 20232023-03-29T20:42:22-10:00

What Buyer Activity Tells Us About the Housing Market

Though the housing market is no longer experiencing the frenzy of a year ago, buyers are showing their interest in purchasing a home. According to U.S. News:

“Housing markets have cooled slightly, but demand hasn’t disappeared, and in many places remains strong largely due to the […]

What Buyer Activity Tells Us About the Housing Market2023-03-23T18:12:32-10:00
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