Category Archives: Market Statistics

  • Home Buyers: Beware of Wire Fraud

    BY Lisa Duke

    BUYER BEWARE! Wire fraud scammers target home buyers everyday, so stay in the know to ensure you are aware of how to properly handle the exchange of money! Scammers can rob people of their life’s savings in a matter... 

  • Make the Most of Open Houses When Buying

    BY Lisa Duke

    House hunting can be a little intimidating, especially if you’re doing it for the first time. That’s why it can be a wise move to attend open houses when you begin your search. Open houses are a great opportunity to... 

  • Sell Vs. Renovate

    BY Lisa Duke

    You’re at a crossroads. You know your house doesn’t quite suite your needs anymore. But should you find a new home, or renovate the one you’ve got? While there’s no obvious answer to this question, here’s what you... 

  • Selling a Small Home

    BY Lisa Duke

    You may look at your small home and think – am I going to find a buyer? But don’t count your small house out just yet! There are many great ways to position your small house in the marketplace. All it takes is looking... 

  • What Story Does Your Home Tell?

    BY Lisa Duke

    Your home is like your own personal museum. It tells the story of your life, houses a collection of your personal history, and reflects your tastes, attitudes and opinions. Houses with the best design reveal the unique character... 

  • Must-Ask Questions Before Buying a Home

    BY Lisa Duke

    Buying a home is one of the biggest financial transactions you will make in a lifetime. As such, it’s one you shouldn’t enter into without being fully informed. By being armed with knowledge, you’ll make better decisions... 

  • Selling With Tenants

    BY Lisa Duke

    Is it time to sell your rental property, but you’re not sure how to deal with the current tenants? If you’re a landlord, selling a home that is currently occupied is not as straightforward as a traditional sale. It’s... 

  • 2018 Housing Trends

    BY Lisa Duke

    Now that 2018 is here, it’s time to look ahead at what the year may bring for the real estate market. Though there’s no way to predict exactly what will happen, housing experts and economic forecasters can make educated... 

  • New Year’s Resolutions for Buyers and Sellers

    BY Lisa Duke

    The New Year brings a fresh start and the opportunity to set goals and intentions for the coming months. If you’re going to be buying or selling a home in 2018, now is the time to strategize. Here are some New Year’s... 

  • Should You List in Winter?

    BY Lisa Duke

    The nights are getting longer, temperatures are dropping and the holidays are approaching. That means you should wait to list your home for sale until next year, right? That isn’t necessarily true. While spring and summer...