As we begin another year, everyone wants to know: “Where is the housing market headed in 2019?” It’s not only buyers, sellers, and homeowners who are impacted. The real estate market plays an integral role in the overall U.S. economy. Fortunately, key indicators point toward a stable housing market in 2019 with signs of modest growth. However, shifting conditions could impact you if you plan … Continue reading What’s ahead for Real Estate in 2019?
In my previous post, I listed the top 5 benefits of investing in Real Estate. Now let’s examine the differences in how you can use an investment property…. It’s helpful to start by clarifying your investment goals. If your goal is to generate steady, predictable income with less time and effort spent on property management, then a long-term rental may be your best option. Also, … Continue reading WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH AN INVESTMENT PROPERTY?
Now, more than ever, there is an abundance of opportunity for real estate investors. But which path is best: leasing your property to a long-term tenant, or renting your property to travelers on a short-term basis… as an Airbnb perhaps? WHY INVEST IN A RENTAL PROPERTY? The Top 5 Reasons In my next post we will delve into the differences between long-term and short-term rentals, … Continue reading THINKING ABOUT INVESTING IN A RENTAL PROPERTY?
It’s a common misconception that you shouldn’t try to buy or sell a home during the fall and winter months. This is generally considered the “off season” in real estate, but is it really an off season? Many sellers mistakenly believe that the cold weather will keep buyers away and that no one is looking over the holidays. The truth is, homes are bought and … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season for Real Estate!
I’ve been getting a lot of questions about the housing market these days. You may have noticed homes are sitting on the market a lot longer. You may have noticed a lot of price reductions. You may have seen stories on the news or across social media and wonder what’s happening. Yes, the housing market has shifted. But before anyone panics….there is no housing bubble … Continue reading WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH THE HOUSING MARKET?
While no one can predict the future with certainty, we can certainly use history as an indicator of what to expect for the future. Most experts are saying we will see modest growth in the U.S. housing market for the remainder of this year and next. Inventory will remain tight, mortgage rates will continue to creep up, and affordability will remain a major issue in … Continue reading How’s the Market? October 2018
I love the rush of receiving multiple offers on a home! I also love the challenge of determining the appropriate listing price- one that will attract the most buyers, one that feels like a ‘good value’ to not just the buyers, but also feels like a good sales price to the sellers. The last thing a seller wants to do is “give their home away”….and … Continue reading Multiple offers received and all above list price….