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2022 

Being a landlord hasn’t been easy over the past couple of years. Not that it’s ever entirely easy, but local and federal pandemic mandates and eviction moratorium made it harder to even collect rents, let alone raise them.But according to recent survey data highlighted in this Realtor Magazine ar...
02/25/2022
When it comes to home features, it makes sense that different generations are looking for different things. For example, the must-have features for a first-time Gen X homebuyer are going to be different from the needs of a Baby Boomer looking for the perfect retirement home.That being said, there...
02/24/2022
Over the past two years, people have spent more time at home than ever before. And for many, all that time at home has translated into a desire to change and upgrade their living spaces—including refurnishing their home.But unfortunately, inflation is on the rise—and the prices for home furnishin...
02/23/2022
Many things have changed over the past couple of years, and real estate is no exception. One impact is an increased desire to own more than one home. According to the recent Luxury Market Report from Luxury Home Marketing: “As trends such as remote working and flexi-hours took hold in 2021, so t...
02/22/2022
When you think of selling your home, chances are you think of making money, not spending money. But the truth is, there are costs associated with selling a home, and if you (and your budget!) don’t want to be caught off guard, it’s important to know what those costs are and plan for them ahead of...
02/19/2022
Between rising prices, heated competition, and historically low inventory, there’s no denying that it’s been challenging for buyers to navigate today’s market.But just because today’s market is challenging for buyers doesn’t mean it’s impossible; you just need the right strategy for success.So wh...
02/18/2022
While some homeowners may be tempted to hold off until spring to list their houses, you should know – homebuyers aren’t waiting. Demand is high today as more people are trying to beat rising mortgage rates. As a result, eager buyers are entering the market or moving their plans up so they can ma...
02/17/2022
When you sell your home, you want to sell it for as much money as possible—potentially for even more than you’re asking for it.And in today’s market, that’s the reality for nearly half of sellers.According to the most recent REALTORS® Confidence Survey from the National Association of REALTORS®, ...
02/16/2022
Most buyers have lists of “must haves” and “nice to haves” that they use when evaluating a property, which help them determine whether a home has the features they want and need.But many buyers also have a list of things that would make them walk away from a home, no questions asked—or, in other ...
02/15/2022
Financial benefits are always a key aspect of homeownership, but it’s also important to understand that the nonfinancial and personal benefits are why so many people genuinely fall in love with their homes. When you own your home, you likely feel a sense of emotional attachment because of the co...
02/14/2022