What Buyers Need to Know About HOAs
When searching for a home, you may end up selecting a property in a community with a Homeowners Association (HOA). Before you buy, it’s important to know how an HOA works and what they mean for you.
According to a recent article ...
Posted by Mani Raveendran on September 23, 2018 in Buying a Home
Why You Shouldn’t Put a Home Search on Hold in December
December is typically the slowest month in the housing market, but it can be a great month for home buyers who have been sidelined to finally make their move. This month may be busier than previous December’s for that reason, too, ...
Posted by Mani Raveendran on September 19, 2018 in Buying a Home
Home Sales Expected to Continue Increasing in 2019
Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and the Mortgage Bankers Association are all projecting that home sales will increase nicely in 2019. Below is a chart depicting the projections of each entity for the remainder of 2018, as well as ...
Posted by Mani Raveendran on September 7, 2018 in Buying a Home
5 Reasons to Sell Your House This Fall
Have you been thinking about putting your house on the market? What about moving-up to the house of your dreams? With supply and demand continuing to raise prices, now may be the perfect time! Let's get together to discuss why you should list ...
Posted by Mani Raveendran on September 6, 2018 in Selling Your Home
Homebuyers Willing to Sacrifice ‘Must-Haves’ in Favor of Good School Districts
It should come as no surprise that buying a home in a good school district is important to homebuyers. According to a report from Realtor.com, 86% of 18-34 year-olds and 84% of those aged 35-54 indicated that their home search areas ...
Posted by Mani Raveendran on September 5, 2018 in Buying a Home
The Enormous Divide Between the Headline and the Truth
“I have observed that not the man who hopes when others despair, but the man who despairs when others hope, is admired by a large class of persons as a sage.” – John Stuart Mill (1840s)
Even back in the mid-1800s, people ...
Posted by Mani Raveendran on September 4, 2018 in Buying a Home
Why An Economic Slowdown Will Not Crush Real Estate This Time
Last week, the National Association for Business Economics released their February 2019 Economic Policy Survey. The survey revealed that a majority of the panel believe an economic slowdown is in the near future:
“While only ...
Posted by Mani Raveendran on September 3, 2018 in Local Market
Should You Buy Now Or Wait Until Next Year
If buying a home is in your plan for this year, doing it sooner rather than later could save you thousands of dollars over the terms of your loan.
Posted by Mani Raveendran on September 3, 2018 in Buying a Home
Top 5 Reasons You Should NOT FSBO
Rising home prices coupled with a lack of inventory in today’s market may cause some homeowners to consider selling their home on their own (known in the industry as a For Sale By Owner). However, a FSBO might not be a good ...
Posted by Mani Raveendran on September 2, 2018 in Selling Your Home
Next Recession in 2020? What Will Be the Impact?
Economists and analysts know that the country has experienced economic growth for almost a decade. They also know that a recession can’t be too far off. A recent report by Zillow Research shed light on a survey conducted ...
Posted by Mani Raveendran on September 1, 2018 in Selling Your Home