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Monthly Archives: June 2023

    Key Reasons To Use a Real Estate Agent When You Sell

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | June 30, 2023

    Key Reasons To Use a Real Estate Agent When You Sell [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights An agent is a really important part of selling your home because they bring a lot of skill and expertise to the sales process. They’ll explain what’s happening today, what that means for you, and how to price and market your... Read More

    Where Will You Go If You Sell? Newly Built Homes Might Be the Answer.

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | June 29, 2023

    Where Will You Go If You Sell? Newly Built Homes Might Be the Answer. Do you want to sell your house, but hesitate because you’re worried you won’t be able to find your next home in today’s market? You’re not alone, but there’s some good news that may ease your worries. New home construction is... Read More

    Lending Standards Are Not Like They Were Leading Up to the Crash

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | June 28, 2023

    Lending Standards Are Not Like They Were Leading Up to the Crash You might be worried we’re heading for a housing crash, but there are many reasons why this housing market isn’t like the one we saw in 2008. One of which is how lending standards are different today. Here’s a look at the data... Read More

    Why Homeownership Wins in the Long Run

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | June 27, 2023

    Why Homeownership Wins in the Long Run Today’s higher mortgage rates, inflationary pressures, and concerns about a potential recession have some people questioning: should I still buy a home this year? While it’s true this year has unique challenges for homebuyers, it’s important to think about the long-term benefits of homeownership when making your decision.... Read More

    The True Cost of Selling Your House on Your Own

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | June 26, 2023

    The True Cost of Selling Your House on Your Own Selling your house is no simple task. While some homeowners opt to sell their homes on their own, known as a FSBO (For Sale by Owner), they often encounter various challenges without the guidance of a real estate agent. If you’re currently considering selling your... Read More

    Homeownership Helps Protect You from Inflation

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | June 23, 2023

    Homeownership Helps Protect You from Inflation [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights Wondering if it makes sense to buy a home today even when inflation is high? When other costs go up due to inflation, buying a home helps you keep your monthly housing expense steady. Rents typically increase with inflation. Maybe that’s why, according to a recent... Read More

    What Homebuyers Need To Know About Credit Scores

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | June 22, 2023

    What Homebuyers Need To Know About Credit Scores If you’re thinking about buying a home, you should know your credit score’s a critical piece of the puzzle when it comes to qualifying for a home loan. Lenders review your credit to assess your ability to make payments on time, to pay back debts, and more.... Read More

    Eco-Friendly, Energy-Efficient Homes Attract Buyers

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | June 21, 2023

    Eco-Friendly, Energy-Efficient Homes Attract Buyers Are you planning to sell your house? If so, you may be surprised to hear just how much buyers value energy efficiency and eco-friendly features today. This is especially true as summer officially kicks off. In fact, the 2023 Realtors and Sustainability Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR)... Read More

    Why the Median Home Price Is Meaningless in Today’s Market

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | June 20, 2023

    Why the Median Home Price Is Meaningless in Today’s Market The National Association of Realtors (NAR) will release its latest Existing Home Sales (EHS) report later this week. This monthly report provides information on the sales volume and price trend for previously owned homes. In the upcoming release, it’ll likely say home prices are down.... Read More

    Saving for a Down Payment? Here’s What You Need To Know.

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | June 19, 2023

    Saving for a Down Payment? Here’s What You Need To Know. If you’re planning to buy your first home, then you’re probably focused on saving for all the costs involved in such a big purchase. One of the expenses that may be at the top of your mind is your down payment. If you’re intimidated... Read More