Housing Market – Where is it Headed for the Rest of 2020?

Some Highlights: The housing market is forecasted to finish the year with growing strength. Historically low mortgage rates are creating great potential for homebuyers, and home sales are on the rise. If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home this year, let’s connect to maximize your opportunity today.Click Here  To see  Homes available in Punta … Continue reading Housing Market – Where is it Headed for the Rest of 2020?

The Remarkable Strength of the Housing Market

Experts Weigh-In on the Remarkable Strength of the Housing Market America has faced its share of challenges in 2020. A once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, a financial crisis leaving millions still unemployed, and an upcoming presidential election that may prove to be one of the most contentious in our nation’s history all continue to test this country in … Continue reading The Remarkable Strength of the Housing Market

Is the Housing Market Strong?

Three of the Latest Reports Show Housing Market Is Strong The residential real estate market is remaining resilient as the country still struggles to beat the COVID-19 pandemic. Three separate reports recently revealed how the housing market is still showing growth. Here’s a look at each one. 1. Ivy Zelman’s Real Estate Broker Survey The survey … Continue reading Is the Housing Market Strong?

Do the suburbs sound more appealing?

Will We See a Surge of Homebuyers Moving to the Suburbs? As remote work continues on for many businesses and Americans weigh the risks of being in densely populated areas, will more people start to move out of bigger cities? Spending extra time at home and dreaming of more indoor and outdoor space is certainly … Continue reading Do the suburbs sound more appealing?

Does Your Home Have What Buyers Are Looking For?

There’s great opportunity for today’s homeowners to sell their houses and make a move, yet due to the impact of the ongoing health crisis, some sellers are taking their time coming back to the market. According to Javier Vivas, Director of Economic Research at realtor.com: “Sellers continue returning to the market at a cautious pace and further improvement could be … Continue reading Does Your Home Have What Buyers Are Looking For?

Mortgage Rates fall below 3%

Some Highlights Mortgage rates hit another all-time low, falling below 3% this week. If you’re ready to buy a home, now is a great time to truly get more for your money at this historic moment. Let’s connect today to determine your best next steps toward homeownership.  Click Here  To see  Homes available in Punta Gorda Isles, … Continue reading Mortgage Rates fall below 3%

When Buying your First Home….

Guidance and Support Are Key When Buying Your First Home In June, the number of first-time homebuyers accounted for 35% of the existing homes sold, a trend that’s been building steadily throughout the year. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “The share of first-time buyers increased in March through June—right into the heart of the … Continue reading When Buying your First Home….

Is the Health Crisis Driving Buyers Out of Urban Areas?

The pandemic has caused consumers to re-examine the components that make up the “perfect home.” Many families are no longer comfortable with the locations and layouts of their existing homes. The allure of city life (more congested) seems to be giving way to either suburban or rural life (less congested). The fascination with an open … Continue reading Is the Health Crisis Driving Buyers Out of Urban Areas?

Real Estate Tops Best Investment Poll for 7th Year Running

The wealthiest people collect property the way they used to collect cars. Interest rates are low, and you don’t have to tie up a lot of cash in the investment. Every year, Gallup conducts a survey of Americans to determine their choice for the best long-term investment. Respondents are asked to select real estate, stocks/mutual funds, gold, savings accounts/CDs, … Continue reading Real Estate Tops Best Investment Poll for 7th Year Running

The Shocking News in the Unemployment Report

Last Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released their May Employment Situation Summary. Leading up to the release, most experts predicted the unemployment rate would jump up to approximately 20% from the 14.7% rate announced last month. The experts were shocked. The Wall Street Journal put it this way: “The May U.S. jobless rate fell to 13.3% and employers added 2.5 … Continue reading The Shocking News in the Unemployment Report