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Monthly Archives: July 2023

    Pricing Your House Right Still Matters Today

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | July 31, 2023

    Pricing Your House Right Still Matters Today While this isn’t the frenzied market we saw during the ‘unicorn’ years, homes that are priced right are still selling quickly and seeing multiple offers right now. That’s because the number of homes for sale is still so low. Data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows 76% of homes sold within a month... Read More

    Key Housing Market Trends

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | July 28, 2023

    Key Housing Market Trends [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights If you’re considering buying or selling a home, you’ll want to know what’s happening in the housing market. Housing inventory is still very low, prices are climbing back up, and homes are selling fast when priced right. If you want more information about our local area and what the trends mean for your plans to buy or sell, let’s connect. Read More

    Homebuyers Are Still More Active Than Usual

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | July 27, 2023

    Homebuyers Are Still More Active Than Usual Even though the housing market is no longer experiencing the frenzy that was so characteristic of the last couple of years, it doesn’t mean today’s market is at a standstill. In actuality, buyer traffic is still strong today. The ShowingTime Showing Index is a measure of how much buyers are touring... Read More

    Tips for Making Your Best Offer on a Home

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | July 26, 2023

    Tips for Making Your Best Offer on a Home While the wild ride that was the ‘unicorn’ years of housing is behind us, today’s market is still competitive in many areas because the supply of homes for sale is still low. If you’re looking to buy a home this season, know that the peak frenzy of bidding wars is in the... Read More

    Don’t Fall for the Next Shocking Headlines About Home Prices

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | July 25, 2023

    Don’t Fall for the Next Shocking Headlines About Home Prices If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, one of the biggest questions you have right now is probably: what’s happening with home prices? And it’s no surprise you don’t have the clarity you need on that topic. Part of the issue is how headlines are talking about prices. They’re... Read More

    Real Estate Continues To Be the Best Investment

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | July 21, 2023

    Real Estate Continues To Be the Best Investment [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights According to a recent Gallup poll, real estate has been voted the best long-term investment for 11 years in a row, beating gold, stocks, bonds, and more. Owning real estate means more than just having a home—it’s an investment in your future. That’s because it’s typically a stable and secure asset that tends... Read More

    Owning Your Home Helps You Build Wealth

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | July 20, 2023

    Owning Your Home Helps You Build Wealth You may have heard some people say it’s better to rent than buy a home right now. But, even today, there are lots of good reasons to become a homeowner. One of them is that owning a home is typically viewed as a good long-term investment that helps your net worth grow over time. Homeownership Builds... Read More

    Explaining Today’s Mortgage Rates

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | July 19, 2023

    Explaining Today’s Mortgage Rates If you’re following mortgage rates because you know they impact your borrowing costs, you may be wondering what the future holds for them. Unfortunately, there’s no easy way to answer that question because mortgage rates are notoriously hard to forecast.   But, there’s one thing that’s historically a good indicator of what’ll happen with rates, and... Read More

    Homebuyers Are Getting Used to the New Normal

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | July 18, 2023

    Homebuyers Are Getting Used to the New Normal Before you decide to sell your house, it’s important to know what you can expect in the current housing market. One positive trend right now is homebuyers are adapting to today’s mortgage rates and getting used to them as the new normal. To better understand what’s been happening with... Read More

    Home Prices Are Rebounding

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | July 17, 2023

    Home Prices Are Rebounding If you’re following the news today, you may feel a bit unsure about what’s happening with home prices and fear whether or not the worst is yet to come. That’s because today’s headlines are painting an unnecessarily negative picture. If we take a year-over-year view, home prices did drop some, but that’s because we’re comparing to a ‘unicorn’... Read More