5 Questions for “The Housing Muse” Podcast Host Melissa Dittmann Tracey

5 Questions for “The Housing Muse” Podcast Host Melissa Dittmann Tracey December 1, 2021 5 Questions for “The Housing Muse” Podcast Host The host of the popular new podcast dishes on the hottest home design and staging trends—and explains why you should never comb your furniture. By:  Catherine Mesick Staging 5 Questions for “The Housing...

Thinking About Waiting Until Spring to Sell Your Home? You May Want to Think Again

Thinking About Waiting Until Spring to Sell Your Home? You May Want to Think Again November 25, 2021 In normal years, the winter can be a tough time to sell your home; there are often fewer buyers, which can make it challenging to sell your home quickly and profitably—which often drives sellers to wait until...

The Most Common Misconceptions Around Building Credit Potential Homebuyers Need to Know

The Most Common Misconceptions Around Building Credit Potential Homebuyers Need to Know November 18, 2021 Building good credit is a key element in preparing to buy a home. But there are a lot of misconceptions out there around credit scores, how they work, and how to build and maintain a good one—misconceptions that could actually...

Tips to Help You Be a Better (More Successful) First-Time Buyer in This Market

Tips to Help You Be a Better (More Successful) First-Time Buyer in This Market November 16, 2021 If you’ve never purchased a home before, it can be hard to know what the process will be like. But chances are, you have some ideas about what to expect—but in this real estate market, you may need...

Tips on Looking for a Safe Area When You Move

Tips on Looking for a Safe Area When You Move November 9, 2021 There are plenty of things potential buyers are looking for when they evaluate a property. But one thing that’s non-negotiable for many buyers is living in an area where they feel safe. According to data recently outlined in an article in REALTOR®...

In Your 20s and Thinking About Buying a Home? Here’s What You Need to Know

In Your 20s and Thinking About Buying a Home? Here’s What You Need to Know October 28, 2021 According to research from realtor.com, more than 70 percent of Gen Z plan to buy a home at some point in the future. And for many, that future is quickly approaching—with 43 percent planning to buy a...

10 Creepy Real Estate Stories That’ll Make You Gasp With Fear…or Laughter!

10 Creepy Real Estate Stories That’ll Make You Gasp With Fear…or Laughter! October 21, 2021 Sometimes the scariest thing in the job of a real estate agent isn’t a mile long inspection report detailing foundation issues, or seeing your buyer pull up in a new car before their mortgage is approved. From the just plain...

Selling Your Home? Make Sure to Ask These Questions Before Choosing a Real Estate Agent

Selling Your Home? Make Sure to Ask These Questions Before Choosing a Real Estate Agent October 19, 2021 When you’re selling your home, choosing the right real estate agent is one of the most important parts of the process. A great real estate agent can help you sell your home quickly, profitably, and with as...

Good News for Buyers—Housing Inventory Is at Highest Level of 2021

Good News for Buyers—Housing Inventory Is at Highest Level of 2021 October 12, 2021 There’s no denying that the recent market has been tough for buyers. Thanks to historically low inventory, many would-be buyers have been unable to successfully find and purchase a home. But it looks like that’s starting to change. According to the...