More Than Half of Homes Are Selling for Above Asking Price

More Than Half of Homes Are Selling for Above Asking Price June 8, 2021 Low inventory and high demand are causing unprecedented competition for homes across the country. And that competition is sending prices upward—and, often, well past the asking price. According to data outlined in a recent article from REALTOR® Magazine, 51 percent of...

Most Pandemic Buyers Happy With Their Home Purchase and the Process

Most Pandemic Buyers Happy With Their Home Purchase and the Process June 1, 2021 Between COVID restrictions, low inventory, and high competition, there’s no denying that the real estate market has been tough for buyers over the past year. But despite those challenges, the majority of buyers are happy with their decision to buy. According...

A Peek Into the Expectations of Home Sellers in Today’s Market

A Peek Into the Expectations of Home Sellers in Today’s Market May 25, 2021 Between record low inventory and high buyer demand, today’s real estate market is one of the most seller-friendly in recent history. And that seller-friendly market is driving some serious expectations among homeowners. A recent survey from realtor.com, which surveyed homeowners planning...

Home Prices Increase 11.3% Year Over Year

Home Prices Increase 11.3% Year Over Year May 11, 2021 High demand and low inventory has driven home prices up across the US. But how much, exactly, have home values increased over the past year? According to CoreLogic’s most recent U.S. Home Price Insights Report, home prices in the United States increased 11.3 percent from...

9 of the Punny-est Real Estate Memes on the Internet

9 of the Punny-est Real Estate Memes on the Internet May 4, 2021 Who doesn’t like a good pun?! Yes, even the people who groan when they hear one. Deep down, everyone appreciates a well-crafted pun. Which is why “punny” real estate memes go over so well (when they’re done right). Here’s nine of the...

2021 Home-Buying Insights From Mortgage Lenders

2021 Home-Buying Insights From Mortgage Lenders May 4, 2021 The majority of buyers purchase their home using a mortgage. So, what do mortgage lenders want buyers to know about buying a home—particularly in today’s hot real estate market? A recent article from realtor.com outlined the key insights mortgage lenders want home buyers to understand if...

Your Critical Role in Today’s Market

Your Critical Role in Today’s Market April 21, 2021 Your Critical Role in Today’s Market New reality series asks couples to choose between a wedding or a down payment on a house—and demonstrates the difference a real estate agent can make. Working With Buyers, Working With Sellers Your Critical Role in Today’s Market New reality...