Monthly Archives: December 2016

    • 5 Reasons to Resolve to Hire a Real Estate Professional [INFOGRAPHIC]

      Some Highlights:

      • As we usher in the new year, one thing is for certain… if you plan to buy or sell a house this year, you need a real estate professional on your team!
      • There are many benefits to using a local professional!
      • Pick a pro who knows your local market and can help you navigate the housing market!
      Written by Denise Zervos
    • Start 2017 Off Right… List Your House for Sale

      As we are about to bring in the New Year, families across the country will be deciding if this is the year that they will sell their current house and move into their dream home. Many will decide that it is smarter to wait until the spring “buyer’s market” to list their house. In the past, that might have made sense. However, this winter is not like recent years.
      Written by Denise Zervos
    • You Need an Agent Who Will Put You First

      When it comes to buying a home, whether you are a rookie homebuyer or have gone through the process many times, having a local real estate expert who is well versed in the neighborhood you are looking to move into, as well as the trends of that area, should be your goal.
      Written by Denise Zervos
    • Top 5 Reasons You Should Not For Sale By Owner

      In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons why this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers.
      Written by Denise Zervos
    • Existing Home Sales Surge Through The Holidays [INFOGRAPHIC]

      Some Highlights:

      • November’s Existing Home Sales report revealed that sales are now at an annual pace of 5.61 million which is “now the highest since February 2007 (5.79 million) and is 15.4% higher than a year ago (4.86 million).”
      • Total housing inventory (or the inventory of homes for sale) fell 8.0% from last month and is now 9.3% lower than November 2015.
      • Inventory has dropped year-over-year for the last 18 months.
      • The median price for all home sales in November was $234,900, up 6.8% from last year and marks the 57th consecutive month of year-over-year gains.
      Written by Denise Zervos