3 Things You Need to understand in a Shifting Real Estate Market

Whether you are thinking of selling your house or buying a home, today’s real estate headlines can be confusing – perhaps even concerning. What is actually happening with mortgage rates? Are home values dropping or are they just rising at a slower pace? What impact will the economy have on the housing market? If you … Continue reading 3 Things You Need to understand in a Shifting Real Estate Market

The Value of your home has probably gone up!!

Do You Know How Much Your Home Has Increased in Value?    Click here Last year we saw headlines about a possible housing market bubble, and many wondered if Americans still felt confident about the value of their homes. Recently, the 2018 Houzz & Home Study revealed: “Homeowners with mortgages have seen their home equity more than double … Continue reading The Value of your home has probably gone up!!

Real Estate Builds Wealth more Consistently than other Asset Classes.

Why does Real Estate build wealth more consistently? In the majority of investments whether stocks, art, jewelry, bitcoin, etc.,  you are hoping to buy something that will appreciate in value, and then sell it later for a profit. We have the subconscious understanding that to “invest” is to buy something you believe will be worth … Continue reading Real Estate Builds Wealth more Consistently than other Asset Classes.

Think you should For Sale BY Owner?

Some Highlights: For Sale By Owner (FSBO) is the process of selling real estate without the representation of a real estate broker or real estate agent. According to the National Association of Realtors’ Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, 36% of homeowners who decided to FSBO last year did so to avoid paying a commission or fee. But, homes … Continue reading Think you should For Sale BY Owner?

Living Coral – The Pantone Color of the Year

Time for a paint upgrade?   Are you wondering what color to use?  Perhaps this will inspire you. Genny 6 Homes Inspired By the 2019 Pantone Color of the Year: Living Coral Inspired by Living Coral, the 2019 Pantone Color of the Year, Luxury Defined presents six homes with architecture and interior design accentuated with vibrant … Continue reading Living Coral – The Pantone Color of the Year

Interest Rates – What can we expect in 2019?

Is the Recent Dip in Interest Rates Here to Stay? Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage climbed consistently throughout 2018 until the middle of November. After that point, rates returned to levels that we saw in August to close out the year at 4.55%, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey. After … Continue reading Interest Rates – What can we expect in 2019?

Thinking about buying a home? Belief in Homeownership as an Investment is far from dead.

Excited About Buying A Home This Year? Here’s What to Watch As we kick off the new year, many families have made resolutions to enter the housing market in 2019. Whether you are thinking of finally ditching your landlord and buying your first home or selling your starter house to move into your forever home, … Continue reading Thinking about buying a home? Belief in Homeownership as an Investment is far from dead.

2018 A Year like no other.. moving into 2019

  2018 was a phenomenal year for me.  Fraught with anxiety and excitement and happiness and so much more. My son got married and what a grand wedding it was. On the Hudson, with family & friends from all 4 corners of the globe.  Seeing 2 people so much in love and just so thrilled … Continue reading 2018 A Year like no other.. moving into 2019

Home Prices are up 6.34% Across the Country. See Burnt Store Isles….

What Does Average Price For Sale & Sold graph mean? Average Price For Sale is the average of list price of the properties for sale in a particular month. Average Price Soldis the average of sold price of the properties sold in a particular month. Displaying both Average Price For Sale and Average Price Sold line charts in a graph portrays … Continue reading Home Prices are up 6.34% Across the Country. See Burnt Store Isles….

The State of the Market….A Bubble?

  Are We Heading Towards Another Housing Bubble? NO!  Watch the video One of the causes of the housing bubble 10 years ago was the increase of housing inventory to a 10-12 month supply. This over supply caused prices to fall. Today we have a 4.4 month supply of homes for sale, nowhere near the … Continue reading The State of the Market….A Bubble?