There has been much talk around the possibility that Americans are feeling less enamored with the benefits of living in a large city and now may be longing for the open spaces that suburban and rural areas provide. In a recent Realtor Magazine article, they discussed the issue and addressed comments made by Lawrence Yun, Chief … [Read more...] about Two New Surveys Indicate Urban to Suburban Lean
Some Highlights With remote learning sweeping the nation this academic year, organized spaces with enough room for kids to learn effectively are high on buyer wish lists. If you’re trying to make room for your family’s growing needs, multi-purpose rooms and dedicated workspaces may be features to consider in your next … [Read more...] about Virtual School Is Changing Homebuyer Needs [INFOGRAPHIC]
One of the biggest surprises of 2020 is the resilience of the residential real estate market. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), is now forecasting that more homes will sell this year than last year. He’s also predicting home sales to increase by 8-12% next year. There’s strong evidence … [Read more...] about Homebuyer Traffic Is on the Rise
Last Friday, the Bureau for Labor Statistics released their Employment Report for August 2020. The big surprise was that the unemployment rate fell to 8.4%, a full percent lower than what many analysts had forecasted earlier in the week. Though it is tough to look at this as great news when millions of Americans are still … [Read more...] about The Latest Unemployment Rate Fell to 8.4%
The year 2020 will certainly be one to remember, with new realities and norms that changed the way we live. This year’s real estate market is certainly no exception to that shift, with historic highlights continuing to break records and challenge what many thought possible in the housing market. Here’s a look at four key areas … [Read more...] about Have You Ever Seen a Housing Market Like This?
To all essential workers on this Labor Day, thank you.Powered by WPeMatico … [Read more...] about Thank You, Essential Workers
Trying to find a house to rent in Phoenix right now is like searching for a needle in a haystack....while dozens of other people are trying to find the same needle. It's TOUGH! I often work with clients who are relocating here to metro Phoenix and make the decision to rent first to get a lay of the land. Phoenix is a huge, … [Read more...] about Hoping to find a house to rent in Phoenix? Good luck!
Some Highlights The word “home” is taking on a whole new meaning this year, and buyers are starting to look for new features as they re-think their needs and what’s truly possible. From more outdoor space to virtual classrooms for their children, buyers have a growing list of what they’d like to see in their homes. Let’s connect … [Read more...] about The 2020 Homebuyer Wish List [INFOGRAPHIC]
Homebuying has been on the rise over the past few months, with record-breaking sales powering through the market in June and July. Buyers are actively purchasing homes, and the momentum is continuing into the fall. It is, however, becoming harder for buyers to find homes to purchase. If you’ve been thinking about selling your … [Read more...] about Homebuyer Demand Is Far Above Last Year’s Pace
The year 2020 will be remembered as one of the most challenging times of our lives. A worldwide pandemic, a recession causing historic unemployment, and a level of social unrest perhaps never seen before have all changed the way we live. Only the real estate market seems to be unaffected, as a new forecast projects there may be … [Read more...] about How Will the Presidential Election Impact Real Estate?