Tips for Buyers in a Tight Housing Market

Because Hill Slowinski successfully negotiated and won their dream home! For first-time, move-up and downsizing buyers, 2020 has been a challenging year. While most housing markets have had low numbers of homes for sale for several years, in 2020, many would-be sellers pulled back from listing their homes over concern about the impact of Covid-19 … Continue reading Tips for Buyers in a Tight Housing Market

Mid-Summer Update

As always, your safety and that of your family is of the utmost importance and is our priority. We're committed to helping you with all the safety and health measures we can apply to your home visits, inspections, showings, purchases and sales.  July was our busiest month so far and surpassed May 2019 buyer and … Continue reading Mid-Summer Update

What Effect Do World Events Have on the U.S. Housing Market?

There’s quite a bit going on in the world right now—impeachment hearings, Brexit, tensions with Iran, trade issues with China and, more recently, the coronavirus. If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home this year, you may be wondering what effect, if any, these domestic and global events can have on real estate. Here … Continue reading What Effect Do World Events Have on the U.S. Housing Market?

Tremendous Opportunities for Sellers Who Prepare

No matter where you look, inventory shortages are driving the real estate market.   With fewer properties for sale, home prices have grown higher while sales periods have tightened.  These conditions present tremendous opportunities for sellers, but it can be worrying for those individuals who also need to buy a new property after selling. Thankfully, those … Continue reading Tremendous Opportunities for Sellers Who Prepare

CMAs, BPOs, AVMs and Appraisals Explained

This article explains the four most common valuation methods used for real property transactions and how and when they are used. It’s important to note that the methods below are not necessarily mutually exclusive. Lenders, servicers, investors, and other professionals use one or more of these valuation methods, depending on circumstances and the type of … Continue reading CMAs, BPOs, AVMs and Appraisals Explained