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A Real Estate Pro Is More Helpful Now than Ever

Posted by Carrie Di Pilato on August 05, 2020 in No Category
Some Highlights A recent study shared by NAR notes that both buyers and sellers think an agent is more helpful than ever during the current health crisis. Expertise and professionalism are highly valued and can save buyers and sellers time and effort along the way. If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home this year, be sure you have a trusted professional on your side. ... read more

Guidance and Support Are Key When Buying Your First Home

Posted by Carrie Di Pilato on August 03, 2020 in No Category
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 pandemic period and the surge in unemployment—and is now trending higher than the 29% to 32% average in past years since 2012.” (See graph below): Why the rise in first-time home... read more

Home Sales Hit a Record-Setting Rebound

Posted by Carrie Di Pilato on July 29, 2020 in No Category
With a worldwide health crisis that drove a pause in the economy this year, the housing market was greatly impacted. Many have been eagerly awaiting some bright signs of a recovery. Based on the latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), June hit a much-anticipated record-setting rebound to ignite that spark. According to NAR, home sales jumped 20.7% from May to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 4.72 million in June:  “Existin... read more

Tips for Moving During COVID-19

Posted by Carrie Di Pilato on July 29, 2020 in No Category
Planning on moving soon? Here are some of our top safety tips for moving during COVID-19 to protect your family and belongings. GUSTAVO GONZALEZJUL 20, 2020 The following is a guest post written by Laura McHolm, Co-Founder NorthStar Moving Company  Over the past few months, we have all been learning how to adapt to the changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. While many of our social events or travel plans have been put on hold, moving does not have to be. Moving and Storage are actually considered essent... read more

Buyers: Are You Ready for a Bidding War?

Posted by Carrie Di Pilato on July 22, 2020 in No Category
With businesses reopening throughout the country and some experts indicating early signs of a much-anticipated economic recovery, more homebuyers are actively entering the housing market this summer. Today, housing is truly driving the U.S. economy forward. With so many buyers looking for homes to purchase and so few houses for sale right now, there’s a disconnect between supply and demand. This imbalance is pushing home prices upward while driving more bidding wars and multiple-offer scenarios. Dan... read more