Local Real Estate News & Market Trends

You’ll find our blog to be a wealth of information, covering everything from local market statistics and home values to community happenings. That’s because we care about the community and want to help you find your place in it. Please reach out if you have any questions at all. We’d love to talk with you!

Jan. 10, 2020

Have You Outgrown Your Home?

Many homeowners are surprised when they suddenly realize that “perfect” home of just a few years ago no longer suits their needs. From an expanding family to the empty nest, it’s common for a home to no longer be the right fit. If you’re

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Jan. 3, 2020

Losing Out on Your Dream Home

“I’m so sorry, they went with another offer.” It’s a shocking thing to hear; you’ve already moved into that dream home in your mind. It’s common to start second guessing yourself, even condemning yourself for not offering more money or

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Posted in Home Buyers
Dec. 27, 2019

What to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage

You’ve done everything right so far; you’ve found a great lender, received a preapproval and submitted your loan package for final approval. Now you’re done, right? Wrong. Until you close on your new loan, it’s more important than

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Dec. 20, 2019

4 Tips for Making a Competitive Offer

Most of our local communities are experiencing a brisk real estate market. Well priced homes are moving quickly and sometimes sellers have multiple offers from which to choose. How can you make your offer stand out and put you in a

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Dec. 13, 2019

The Benefits of Growing Your Equity

Over the past few decades, the way we view home ownership has changed. Unlike previous generations who bought a home with a 30 year mortgage and celebrated the day they made their last payment, today’s home buyers rarely stay

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Dec. 6, 2019

5 Tips For Starting Your Home Search


Everyone wants to time their home purchase “just right.” Ideally, the picture perfect “buyer’s market”; plenty of well-priced listings, low interest rates and a slow moving real estate market where the buyer has plenty of time to decide on an offer. The reality is that the current market is a fast paced environment where the best homes move quickly and

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Nov. 29, 2019

The Benefits of Using Professional Real Estate Photography

If you are planning to list your home for sale, you probably already know that you need to prepare your home for the market. The point is to create the most attractive, welcoming version of your home to entice buyers into the home and

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Nov. 22, 2019

Is a "Smart Home" Worth it For Resale?

Over the past few years, smart technology has really blossomed into a huge market. With more-and-more devices offering connectivity and lower prices, almost all households have some kind of smart device in their home. While some

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Nov. 18, 2019

Selling Your First House

Are you planning to sell your house? Regardless if this is your first time as a home seller, or maybe you’ve sold many homes, understanding the selling process can assure you that things are going smoothly. Successful transactions don’t

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Posted in Home Sellers
Nov. 11, 2019

Mortgage Rate Projections From the Experts


Here's a look at Mortgage Interest rate projections for the next 12 months...