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    Opportunity in the Luxury Market This Year

    By Trey Willard | February 25, 2020

    Opportunity in the Luxury Market This Year Homes priced in the top 25% of a price range for a particular area of the country are considered “premium homes.” At the start of last year, many of the more expensive homes listed for sale hadn’t seen as much interest, since much of the demand for housing over... Read More

    How Trusted Professionals Make Homebuying Easier to Understand

    By Trey Willard | February 25, 2020

    How Trusted Professionals Make Homebuying Easier to Understand In the spring, many excited buyers get ready to enter the housing market. Others continue dreaming about the homes they’d like to buy. The truth is, many potential buyers continue to dream longer than they need to, simply because they’re confused about the homebuying process. Thankfully, working... Read More

    The Overlooked Financial Advantages of Homeownership

    By Trey Willard | February 17, 2020

    The Overlooked Financial Advantages of Homeownership There are many clear financial benefits to owning a home: increasing equity, building net worth, growing appreciation, and more. If you’re a renter, it’s never too early to make a plan for how homeownership can propel you toward a stronger future. Here’s a dive into three often-overlooked financial benefits... Read More

    The #1 Reason to List Your House Right Now

    By Trey Willard | February 17, 2020

    The #1 Reason to List Your House Right Now The success of the U.S. residential real estate market, like any other market, is determined by supply and demand. This means we need to look at how many potential purchasers are in the market versus the number of houses that are available to buy. With early... Read More

    How Pricing Your Home Right Makes a Big Difference

    By Trey Willard | February 10, 2020

    How Pricing Your Home Right Makes a Big Difference Even though there’s a big buyer demand for homes in today’s low inventory market, it doesn’t mean you should price your home as high as the sky when you’re ready to sell. Here’s why making sure you price it right is key to driving the best price for... Read More

    Where Have All the Houses Disappeared To?

    By Trey Willard | February 10, 2020

    Where Have All the Houses Disappeared To? If you’re following what’s happening in the current housing market, you’ve seen how the lack of newly constructed homes is a major reason there’s a shortage of housing inventory available to today’s buyers. Another reason is that the inventory of existing homes for sale is shrinking. According to the most... Read More

    Three Reasons Why Pre-Approval Is the First Step in the 2020 Homebuying Journey

    By Trey Willard | February 3, 2020

    Three Reasons Why Pre-Approval Is the First Step in the 2020 Homebuying Journey When the number of buyers in the housing market outnumbers the number of homes for sale, it’s called a “seller’s market.” The advantage tips toward the seller as low inventory heats up the competition among those searching for a place to call their own. This... Read More

    Strength of the Economy Is Surprising the Experts

    By Trey Willard | February 3, 2020

    Strength of the Economy Is Surprising the Experts We’re currently in the longest economic recovery in U.S. history. That has caused some to ask experts to project when the next economic slowdown (recession) could occur. Two years ago, 67% of the economists surveyed by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) for the Economic Forecasting Survey predicted we would have a... Read More

    First-Time Buyers Are Searching for Existing Homes This Year

    By Trey Willard | January 27, 2020

    First-Time Buyers Are Searching for Existing Homes This Year In the latest Housing Trends Report, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) measured the share of adults planning to buy a home over the next 12 months. The report indicates the percentage of all buyers that will be first-time buyers looking to purchase a home grew from 58%... Read More

    2020 Homebuying Checklist

    By Trey Willard | January 27, 2020

    2020 Homebuying Checklist Some Highlights: If you’re thinking of buying a home, plan ahead and stay on the right track, starting with pre-approval. Being proactive about the homebuying process will help set you up for success in each step. Make sure to work with a trusted real estate professional along the way, to help guide you through the homebuying steps... Read More