Is the Health Crisis Driving Buyers Out of Urban Areas?

The pandemic has caused consumers to re-examine the components that make up the “perfect home.” Many families are no longer comfortable with the locations and layouts of their existing homes. The allure of city life (more congested) seems to be giving way to either suburban or rural life (less congested). The fascination with an open floor plan seems to be fading as people are finding a need for more privacy while working from home.

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Posted on July 8, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Community, COVID-19, First-time Homebuyers |

Are New Homes Going to Be Available to Buy This Year?

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Posted on July 7, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Seller Tips |

Homebuyers Are in the Mood to Buy Today

According to the latest FreddieMac Quarterly Forecast, mortgage interest rates have fallen to historically low levels this spring and they’re projected to remain low. This means there’s a huge incentive for buyers who are ready to purchase. And homeowners looking for eager buyers can take advantage of this opportune time to sell as well.

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Posted on June 30, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips |

Top Reasons to Own a Home in 2020

There are many financial and non-financial benefits to owning a home. Let’s connect to put your homeownership plans in motion this year.

Posted on June 25, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Move-up Buyers, Video |

Three Reasons Homebuyers Are Ready to Purchase This Year

A recent survey by Lending Tree tapped into behaviors of over 1,000 prospective buyers. The results indicated 53% of all homebuyers are more likely to buy a home in the next year, even amid the current health crisis. The survey further revealed why, naming several reasons buyers are more likely to move this year (see graph below):Let’s break down why these are a few of the key factors motivating buyers to actively engage in the home search process, and the corresponding wins for sellers as well. Continue reading


Posted on June 22, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips |

Real Estate Tops Best Investment Poll for 7th Year Running

Every year, Gallup conducts a survey of Americans to determine their choice for the best long-term investment. Respondents are asked to select real estate, stocks/mutual funds, gold, savings accounts/CDs, or bonds.

For the seventh year in a row, real estate has come out on top as the best long-term investment. Gallup explained: Continue reading


Posted on June 19, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Move-up Buyers, Rent vs. Buy, Seller Tips |

Are You Ready for the Summer Housing Market?

As the health crisis started making its way throughout our country earlier this spring, sellers have been cautious about putting their homes on the market. This hesitation stemmed primarily from fear of the spread of the coronavirus, and understandably so. This abundant caution has greatly impacted the number of homes for sale and slowed the pace of a typically busy spring real estate season. Continue reading


Posted on June 17, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips |

The Expert Economic Recovery Forecast

According to the WSJ, 85.3% of economists believe an economic recovery will begin in the second half of 2020. Let’s connect to discuss how the expert forecast may influence your plans in the housing market this year.

Posted on June 11, 2020 at 7:46 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips, Video |

The Benefits of Homeownership May Reach Further Than You Think

More than ever, our homes have become an integral part of our lives. Today they are much more than the houses we live in. They’re evolving into our workplaces, schools for our children, and safe havens that provide shelter, stability, and protection for our families through the evolving health crisis. Today, 65.3% of Americans are able to call their homes their own, a rate that has risen to its highest point in 8 years.

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Posted on June 8, 2020 at 8:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips |

Why Virtual Tours Are Winning in 2020

Virtual tours are changing the game for the real estate market this year. Let’s connect to make sure you’re ready to navigate the digital side of the homebuying process in 2020.

Posted on June 6, 2020 at 8:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips, Video |