Sellers /

8 Popular Home Investments for 2022

There’s a lot to consider when selling your home, from the market and appraisals to where you’ll go next. Don’t forget, however, that design is also a key factor and home investments can really make a difference in generating a greater return. Design is often one of the first things buyers notice when they walk into a home, and it’s also a detail that you, as a seller, can easily control.

Buyers /

Timing The Market

Are you dreaming of owning a home? Buying a home in an ascending market where demand far outpaces supply is anxiety provoking! My best advice is to take proactive steps to meet your goal and let go of what you can’t control.

Buyers /

Property Disclosure Through an Agent’s Eyes

Many of my buyers ask me how to make sense of the many documents that are included most property disclosures. While I advise my clients to read every document in the packet, there are some items that are much more important than other in evaluating the condition of a particular property. Check out my tips below on which reports I review to get an overview in just a few minutes.

Home Improvement /

20 Unique Home Gifts for Every Person on Your List

Every year, it seems the holidays sneak up on us—and every year, that brings with it the dreaded last-minute panic around buying home gifts. Finding a present that hits all the right notes can be surprisingly stressful, even when it comes to people you’ve known for years.

Buyers /

The Importance Of A Home Appraisal And The Role Of AMCs

Over the past several years, we’ve seen homes sell for unheard of prices due to a shortage of inventory combined with historically low mortgage interest rates. This imbalance between supply and demand has driven up prices and forced buyers to aggressively compete for the few homes being offered for sale. This often means waiving all contingencies to improve the desirability of a purchase offer. Unfortunately this leaves prospective buyers in a precarious position in the event that the home appraisal doesn’t match the price offered.

Buyers /

New Construction Home or Existing Home?

Homebuyers today are facing a huge dilemma. There simply aren’t enough homes for sale. So should you buy a new construction home or an existing home?

Nationwide, there were 1.27 million active listings in September, down 13% from the previous year. According to the National Association of Realtors, that’s about 2.4 months of inventory, which is far less than the six months that is generally needed to strike a healthy balance between supply and demand.