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 shows like “Property Brothers,”Fixer Upper,” and “Love It or List It,” all in one sitting.

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Posted on August 16, 2019 at 2:15 pm
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, Buying Myths, First-time Homebuyers, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips, Selling Myths

American Confidence in Housing at an All-Time High

Fannie Mae just released the July edition of their Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI). The HPSI takes information regarding consumers’ confidence in the real estate market from Fannie Mae’s National Housing Survey and condenses it into a single number. Therefore, the HPSI reflects consumers’ current views and forward-looking expectations of housing market conditions.

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Posted on August 15, 2019 at 1:57 pm
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips

Why All the Chicken Littles Should Calm Down

The U.S. Census Bureau recently released their 2019 Q2 Homeownership Report. Some began to see the sky falling, believing the report showed Americans may be stepping back from their belief in homeownership.

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Posted on August 14, 2019 at 1:56 pm
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, Buying Myths, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips, Selling Myths

How Much Do You Know About Down Payments?

Whether you’ve owned a home before, or you’re ready to jump into homeownership for the first time, there are always a lot of questions swirling around about what is truly required for a down payment, and how to best source down payment assistance. Let’s tackle these two today. Continue reading

Posted on August 9, 2019 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, Downpayment, First-time Homebuyers, Lending, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers

Appreciation Is Strong: It Might Be Time to Sell

There’s no doubt that today’s housing market is changing, and everything we see right now indicates it is time to sell. Here’s a look at why selling now is likely to drive the greatest return on your largest investment. Continue reading

Posted on August 8, 2019 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips

Millionaire to Millennials: The Costly Mistake of Not Buying Now

On his personal website, self-made millionaire David Bach makes a striking statement:

 “Not prioritizing homeownership is the single biggest mistake millennials are making.” 

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Posted on August 7, 2019 at 9:49 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Move-up Buyers, Rent vs. Buy, Seller Tips

3 Powerful Reasons to Buy a Home Now

Whether you are a first-time buyer or looking to move up to the home of your dreams, now is a great time to purchase a home. Here are three major reasons to buy today. Continue reading

Posted on August 2, 2019 at 11:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, Buying Myths, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Lending, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips | Tagged , , , ,

3 Expert Insights On Inventory In The Current Market

The current housing landscape presents greater home values, low interest rates, and high buyer demand. All of these factors point to the strong market forecasted to continue throughout the rest of the year. Continue reading

Posted on August 2, 2019 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips

How to Judge the Impact of the Next Economic Slowdown on Housing

We’ve experienced economic growth for almost a decade, which is the longest recovery in the nation’s history. Experts know a recession can’t be too far off, but when will this economic slowdown actually occur? Continue reading

Posted on August 1, 2019 at 11:30 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, Buying Myths, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips

Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Sell Your House

As a homeowner, it’s always tempting to dream about the next big project you’re going to tackle. The possibilities are endless. Should I renovate? Should I refinance? Should I stay? Should I move? The list goes on and on. Continue reading

Posted on August 1, 2019 at 8:25 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips, Selling Myths | Tagged , , ,