There are a lot of factors that are bringing more and more people into the housing market race. Lowest mortgage rates in history, the emergence of flexible work options and working from home, stimulus payments that allowed some Americans to remove debts, and a need to be closer to family. Maybe some or all of these apply to you too. But you think there’s no way you can afford to buy a house. Not on your salary, not in your state or city, not with all the items on your wish list. I’m here to tell you you’re wrong. And I know that from experience. Read More “Open House: Yes, You Can Afford To Buy A House”
A recent survey was released by Bankrate, stating that buyers remorse is currently exceptionally high in real estate. There are several factors that go into why these buyers had remorse, especially at higher rates than previous years. Some are the same reasons we hear all the time, but there are some reasons for remorse that are unique to the current real estate market. Knowing what some of the common reasons for home buyers remorse are can help you identify key things to think about and focus on in your home search to avoid having remorse yourself. Read More “Open House: How to Avoid Home Buyers’ Remorse”
We all have seen the news articles pop up on our news feeds and screens: the housing market is HOT. Interest rates are low. There aren’t enough homes for sale for the amount of buyers looking. You think, maybe it’s time to move? Plus, being stuck inside for the better part of a year or more is enough to make anyone realize you could really use more space. So, you decided to enter the housing market to sell your home. Now the question is: are you going to sell traditionally, or sell your home online?
With the rise of national websites offering to pay cash for your home, promising no showings and fast closings, it can be tempting to sell your home online to these companies. But what would you lose by doing so? Read More “Open House: Selling Your Home Online – The Real Cost of Convenience”