How to make offer on dream home stand out

How to make offer on dream home stand out

After a jittery start to the real estate market at the beginning of the pandemic, new trends are emerging. Sellers have the upper hand in negotiations as home sales and housing demand continue to rise. Fannie Mae reports that for the second consecutive month, the home...
New home sales take off in August

New home sales take off in August

Sales of new homes are picking up pace. In August, the number of new homes sold reached 1.01 million, a nearly 5% gain from July. Data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development show that for the first time since November 2006, the...
5 value-added renovations to put on your list

5 value-added renovations to put on your list

As a homeowner, making your home look its best is a top priority. That’s why you’ll be beaming with fulfilment and pride once completing a home-improvement project. Projects that are both easy on the eyes and good for the pocketbook are the best kind. Here are five...
5 ways to get your credit score

5 ways to get your credit score

It’s just three numbers, but your credit score is consequential. Credit scores are used as a measurement for credit worthiness, a primary screening tool for lenders and credit card companies. Now more than ever, as many consumers lean on government aid and forbearance...
Homeownership rate soars to seven-year high

Homeownership rate soars to seven-year high

The number of families owning homes has reached its highest level in nearly seven years, according to the Census Bureau. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that the 65.3 percent in homeownership rate matches numbers from the first quarter of 2013. Today’s rate is also a...
5 tips for millennials entering real estate market

5 tips for millennials entering real estate market

Buying a home can initially seem like a tough hill to climb. With so many lenders and financial considerations, it can be tough to sort through what financing program can get you to your goal. Bring clarity to the process and set aside any uncertainty with these five...