In September, we saw existing home sales rise for the first time in three months. Then, in October, the market got even hotter with existing home sales increasing to their strongest pace since earlier this summer. However, supply and demand weren’t quite in sync—there were fewer closings on an annual basis for the second straight month due to supply shortages.
Marriage is a big deal, both personally and financially. Once you say those “I dos,” everything changes. Your lives are intertwined forever---and that includes your money, your credit score and your financial history. As such, marriage can have a huge impact on your ability to buy a home. But is that a good or bad [...]
Loyaly is most often tied to emotion and golden retrievers, so it might sound odd to think any of us is loyal to a brand, corporation, or product. If you own an Android phone and have wondered why iPhone users get in long lines to buy the latest version of Apple’s product, you are both [...]
It’s no secret that today’s real estate market is a little tight on inventory. The shortage of supply is driving up prices, increasing the number of bidding wars and pushing buyer competition to a fever pitch. So what’s a buyer to do?
It may be an inventory-strapped market, but that doesn’t mean people are willing to buy anything. Today’s homebuyers still want a great home, in a great location, at a great price – and sellers need to do their best to position their properties as such. Staging, adding some curb appeal and sprucing up the kitchen [...]