Getting pre-approved is crucial for knowing what type of home you can afford and absolutely essential in today’s highly competitive housing market. Talking with a lender first, and “knowing your numbers” gives you multiple advantages. Not only does it make your offer stronger, it provides valuable insight on just how flexible you can truly be […]

Buckle your seat belts! The Spring Market is here and already showing signs that 2022 will be another red-hot year.   In 2021, over 70% of home listings saw a bidding war. With the inventory of available homes still at historic lows, the bidding war is likely here to stay in 2022. The successful Seller […]

As always, buying a home is subjective, but here are some key takeaways: With home prices still rising it makes sense to buy sooner rather than later if you can afford to do so Home price gains should slow in 2022, but not reverse. So, it’s not worth waiting for lower home prices Mortgage rates […]

Ah, January: a new year, new beginnings – and (ideally) a newly organized home. From cleaning kitchens to closets, to planning summer projects, here’s what homeowners should be doing this month. After all, the early bird gets the best contractor!   #1 Deep Clean the Kitchen and Organize Seasonal Storage The holidays are rough on […]

As 2021 draws to a close, many of us will be re-thinking how best to navigate the new year with a pandemic still among us. Our lives have undeniably been altered in so many ways. Homes have become not only our schools and our workplaces, but quite literally – our sanctuary – and design trends […]

As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing with the dollar signs so that you can take down that “for sale” sign on your new home. Get pre-approved. […]