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The Changing Face of Real Estate: Who’s Buying and What Are They Buying?

The National Association of REALTORS has been studying home buyers and sellers by generation since 2013.  The Home Buyers and Sellers Generational Trends Report looks at both the differences and similarities of the generations.  The report also looks at how the generations affect the real estate industry.  This report is very important because it details […]

How to Make the Best of Your Time When You are a Site Agent

With builders back in the market, they are calling upon agents to sit at model homes waiting to tour prospective buyers. This article isn’t going to tout the benefits or the cautions about making this commitment (as I certainly do not recommend this for everyone), but instead I am addressing how to make the best […]

NEW HOMES SALES TO SURGE BY 30%

I have been reporting on new home sales for years and track this facet of the market with a great deal of interest as a Master in Residential Marketing through the NAHB. I find the new home market to be a strong barometer of what is happening with the market as a whole. A stat […]

Imperfect Homes in Otherwise Perfect Areas

purple home amidst tan ones

I cannot tell you the number of times I have worked with a buyer who had a “discerning eye”. Or to put it more bluntly… who were “picky”! And well they should be! They are about to make what is likely their biggest investment to date. However, when “picky” gives way to “unrealistic” then it […]

In the News

Rolled up Newspaper

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the Producer Price Indexes (PPI) for April. The index shows that there have been declines overall, but after sharp increases it was nice to see the price of lumber finally coming down. The recovery has not been kind to the price of lumber and this recent decline could […]

In the News

Rolled up Newspaper

With inventory shortages happening all over the country, builders are getting a jump-start on the demand. According to CNN Money, housing starts are the highest they have been in four years. October had a 3.6% increase over September, and it appears new construction is indeed gathering steam. Interestingly enough, although single-family residence numbers didn’t change much […]

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