8 Top Kitchen Trends of 2019

The Kitchen is the place we all gravitated to when we were kids and it does not seem to be much different now. We enjoy chatting with the host in what is the warmest room in the house. We love an efficient kitchen. Explore the kitchen trends of 2019.  By: Kathryn Parks | May 1, 2019 | Often referred … Continue reading 8 Top Kitchen Trends of 2019

How Quickly Can You Save Your Down Payment?

Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on where you live, median income, median rents, and home prices all vary. So, we set out to find out how long it would take to save for a down payment in each state. Using data from HUD, Census and Apartment List, we determined how … Continue reading How Quickly Can You Save Your Down Payment?

5 Reasons Why Millennials Buy a Home 

Impact of Millennials and the Silent Baby Boomer Generation on the Market

New Study Reveals One Surprising Reason for the Inventory Shortage There has been a great amount written on millennials and their impact on the housing market. However, the headlines often contradict each other. Some claim this generation is becoming the largest share of first-time home buyers, while others claim millennials don’t want to own a … Continue reading Impact of Millennials and the Silent Baby Boomer Generation on the Market

Buyer Demand and The Spring Market

Buyer Demand Surging as Spring Market Begins Last fall, some predicted that the 2019 residential real estate market would be a disaster. There was even belief we might experience a housing crash like the one that occurred during the last decade. However, according to two separate reports*, buyer demand dramatically increased over the last three … Continue reading Buyer Demand and The Spring Market

Will your Dream Home Need Some TLC?

With Inventory Low: Will Your Dream Home Need Some TLC? According to a new survey from Move.com, the wave of first-time homebuyers hitting the market this summer has resulted in an interesting statistic. Nearly 60% of buyers searching for a home this spring are willing to consider buying a fixer-upper, with 95% believing that the projects needed will increase … Continue reading Will your Dream Home Need Some TLC?

Michael Saunders Day! Bursting with Pride …..

So proud to be part of this wonderful company.  A wonderful Lady deserves a Day to be named for her.  Elegant with her signature scarves… Michael Saunders And Company is Synonymous with Great Real Estate Experiences…  

Home Appreciation will it continue…..

No Worries… Home Prices Coming in for a SOFT Landing Home prices have appreciated considerably over the last five years. This has some concerned that we may be in for another dramatic correction. However, recent statistics suggest home values will not crash as they did a decade ago. Instead, this time they will come in … Continue reading Home Appreciation will it continue…..

Living and feeling safe in Punta Gorda

Punta Gorda is one of the top 20 safest cities in Florida per the National Council for Home Safety and Security’s website.  This article was on the front page on 02/27/2019. Last year, we went overseas and left our garage open.  My neighbor called the cops to check it out.  They went in with guns drawn … Continue reading Living and feeling safe in Punta Gorda

Net Worth – When do you start building it?

Einstein said ” Compound Interest is the 8th Wonder of the World.  He who understands it, earns it … he who doesn’t … pays it.” When you own your home,  you are forced to save and grow your equity every month, provided you are smart enough to buy a home you can afford.  Real Estate … Continue reading Net Worth – When do you start building it?