Everybody Calm Down! This Is NOT 2008

Last week realtor.com released the results of a survey that produced three major revelations:

  1. 53% of home purchasers (first-time and repeat buyers) currently in the market believe a recession will occur this year or next.
  2. 57% believe the next recession will be as bad or worse than 2008.
  3. 55% said they would cancel plans to move if a recession occurred.

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Posted on September 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buying Myths, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips, Selling Myths

A Recession Does Not Equal a Housing Crisis [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Posted on August 30, 2019 at 11:07 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, Buying Myths, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Seller Tips, Selling Myths

The Benefits of Growing Equity in Your Home

Over the last couple of years, we’ve heard quite a bit about rising home prices. Today, expert projections still forecast continued growth, just at a slower pace. One of the often-overlooked benefits of rising home prices is the positive impact they have on home equity. Let’s break down three ways this is a win for homeowners.

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Posted on August 17, 2019 at 2:17 pm
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, Buying Myths, Housing Market Updates, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips, Selling Myths

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

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

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 , , ,

What a Difference a Year Makes for Sellers

Over the last few years, many sellers have been hesitant to put their houses on the market because they feared not being able to find another home to buy.

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Posted on July 24, 2019 at 3:21 pm
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips, Selling Myths