We’re here to help first-time homebuyers
Buying a home for the first time is a major event in one’s life. Every transaction is important to us, but there is just something extra special about working with a first-time homebuyer. However, there are so many things to consider when looking for a home, and the whole process can feel overwhelming. It’s important […]
5 apps to know this summer
Technology plays a huge role in making our lives easier and helping our teams provide the best customer experience possible. That’s why we wanted to talk about five apps we think our real estate professional friends should know about this summer. Hint: They are not all real-estate specific (on purpose). Calendly: All of us in […]
4 tips to sell fast this summer
Given the increasing interest rates and the increase in inventory, it is trending towards a more “normal” summer for real estate, which is not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, we’re here to say it is very much still a seller’s market right now. Yes, it may not be as hectic for buyers – again […]
What should buyers know about HOAs?
If you’ve ever lived in a home that is part of a homeowners association (HOA) then you know there are some pros and cons to living in a place governed by one. Yes, it can be hard to deal with all of the rules and regulations at times, but HOAs offer some beneficial features as […]
6 national stats Realtors should know
No matter what is happening in the market, Realtors need to know who’s buying houses, what they are buying and how they are buying them in order to effectively market their services. We know you stay on top of this for our great communities, but we wanted to highlight the latest generational trends report from […]
Survey shows just how valuable being neighborly can be
Whether it was because of Mister Rogers or State Farm, all of us know that good neighbors are worth their weight in gold, but did you know bad ones are hard to avoid? At least that’s what a recent survey by LendingTree found. Living next door to someone who you don’t get along with can […]
Realtors, it’s time to get real on TikTok
Video marketing – whether we’re talking virtual home tours or engaging social media content – is here to stay. While both Facebook and Instagram are great places to post short videos to reach your audience, this message is all about TikTok. Yes, we’ve been hearing about this platform for years, but now is the time […]
Fun stats! Celebrate our favorite month of the year!
One of our favorite times of the year, National Homeownership Month, is upon us once again. Every June is dedicated to the recognition of homeownership and all of the benefits involved. If you already own a home, then you know how rewarding it can be. And for those still in the market for their first […]
3 Tips for Home DIY Projects!
Happy National Homeownership Month to all our customers and real estate partners out there. June really is a special month for our team, and it’s because of all of you. With all of the amazing aspects of homeownership, there are also some not-so-desirable ones that are unavoidable. Yes, we’re talking about home maintenance. It’s necessary […]
Do the math: How to talk interest rates with your buyers
We’ve all heard the conversations this spring – interest rates are on the rise. But what does that mean in dollars and cents for your buyers this summer? Consider this: fixed mortgage rates in April were almost 2 percentage points higher than a year ago, which is a difference of literally thousands of dollars each […]