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Monthly Archives: January 2019

    Why It Makes No Sense To Wait For Spring To Sell

    By Taylor Swanson | January 30, 2019

    The price of any item (including residential real estate) is determined by the theory of ‘supply and demand.’ If many people are looking to buy an item and the supply of that item is limited, the price of that item increases. The supply of homes for sale dramatically increases every spring, according to the National Association of... Read More

    Selling Your Home? Make Sure The Price Is Right!

    By Taylor Swanson | January 16, 2019

    If you’ve ever watched “The Price is Right,” you know that the only way to win is to be the one to correctly guess the price of the item you want without going over! That means your guess must be just slightly under the retail price. In today’s shifting real estate market, where more inventory... Read More

    Buying A House This Year? This Should Be Your 1st Step!

    By Taylor Swanson | January 15, 2019

    In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show that you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a... Read More

    The Best Time To List Your House? TODAY!

    By Taylor Swanson | January 10, 2019

    You may have heard that the housing market is softening. There is no doubt that buyer traffic has decreased. There are fewer purchasers in the market than there were last month and at this time last year. What you may not have heard, however, is that there is still a severe shortage of listing inventory... Read More

    Buying A Vacation Property? Now Is A Good Time!

    By Taylor Swanson | January 8, 2019

    Every year around this time, many homeowners begin the process of preparing their homes in case of extreme winter weather. Some others skip winter all together by escaping to their vacation homes in a warmer climate. For those homeowners staying at their first residence, AccuWeather warns: “The late-week cold shot should fade next week, but... Read More

    Want To Get The Most Money From The Sale Of Your Home? Use These 2 Tips!

    By Taylor Swanson | January 7, 2019

    Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive the maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensure that you get the highest price possible. 1. Price it a LITTLE LOW  This may seem counterintuitive, but let’s look... Read More

    Belief In Homeownership As An Investment Is Far From Dead

    By Taylor Swanson | January 4, 2019

    Following last year’s real estate market was like riding a rollercoaster. The market started off strong in 2018 and then softened before finishing with a mild flurry. However, one thing that did not waiver was America’s belief that owning a home makes sense from a financial standpoint. An end-of-the-year survey by the Federal Reserve Bank’s Center... Read More