Top 4 Home Renovations for Maximum ROI [INFOGRAPHIC]

  Some Highlights: Whether you are selling your home, just purchased your first home, or are a homeowner planning to stay put for a while, there is value in knowing which home improvement projects will net you the most “Return On Investment” (ROI). While big projects like adding a bathroom or a complete remodel of a […]

Should Boomers Buy or Rent after Selling?

In a recent CNBC article, it was reported that many baby boomers are selling their current homes and moving into rentals, rather than purchasing another home. “Between 2009 and 2015, the number of renters aged 55 or above rose 28 percent, while those aged 34 or younger only increased 3 percent… Meanwhile, more than 5 million baby […]

How Rising Prices Will Help You Build Family Wealth in 2018

Over the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate on average by 3.35% per year and to grow by 24.34% cumulatively, according to Pulsenomics’ most recent Home Price Expectation Survey. So, what does this mean for homeowners and their equity position? As an example, let’s assume a young couple purchases and closes on a $250,000 home this […]

Millennials overtake Baby Boomers

    Millennials overtake Baby Boomers as America’s largest generation and as of April 2016, the Millennials numbered at 75.4 million, surpassing the 74.9 million Baby Boomers. Millennials overtake Baby Boomers as America’s largest generation So who are the Millennials? The Millennial Generation (sometimes also referred to as “Generation Y”) is made up of people […]

Why You Should Hire a Real Estate Professional When Buying a Home

Many people wonder whether they should hire a real estate professional to assist them in buying their dream home or if they should first try to go it on their own. In today’s market: you need an experienced professional! You Need an Expert Guide if You Are Traveling a Dangerous Path The field of real […]

3 Things to Understand When Using Hashtags

Rules for hashtags You may not have any idea why anyone would need a hashtag.   Why?  A hashtag is a way to gain visibility on platforms like Twitter and Instagram. When a person types in the keyword of your hashtag or conversation, the topic is easier to find.  A hashtag can be used for […]

Listing A Home? Is the Listing ‘Pet-Friendly’?

Did you know that 61% of American households have a pet? How do you make your Pet Listing stand out to the millions of pet parents searching for their dream homes? Whether a dog person, a cat person, or someone who prefers the company of another pet species, 99% of pet owners say that they […]

How Long Do Most Families Stay in Their Home?

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) keeps historical data on many aspects of homeownership. One of the data points that has changed dramatically is the median tenure of a family in a home, meaning how long a family stays in a home prior to moving. As the graph below shows, for over twenty years (1985-2008), the median tenure […]

Get the FACTS about PMI

When it comes to buying a home, whether it is your first time or your fifth, it is always important to know all the facts. With the large number of mortgage programs available that allow buyers to purchase a home with a down payment below 20%, you can never have too much information about Private Mortgage Insurance […]

When writing your Listing….words do matter.

  House and neighborhood characteristics can positively influence the sale of a home, but what about the words used in the MLS Listing and online marketing property websites? The right words or phrases could you’re your sellers home sell quickly, but choose less descriptive or commonly vague terms and it may take you longer to […]

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