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Monthly Archives: May 2021

    3 Things To Prioritize When Selling Your House

    By DJ & Lindsey | May 31, 2021

    Today’s housing market is full of unprecedented opportunities. High buyer demand paired with record-low housing inventory is creating the ultimate sellers’ market, which means it’s a fantastic time to sell your house. However, that doesn’t mean sellers are guaranteed success no matter what. There are still some key things to know so you can avoid costly mistakes and... Read More

    Homes Across the Country Are Selling Fast

    By DJ & Lindsey | May 28, 2021

    Some Highlights In today’s whirlwind real estate market, houses are selling at astonishing speed – from sea to shining sea. Four years ago, the average house spent 39 days on the market. Two years ago, homes were on the market for about 24 days. Today, that number has dropped to just 17 short days. If you’re... Read More

    Where Do Experts Say the Housing Market Is Heading?

    By DJ & Lindsey | May 26, 2021

    As we enter the middle of 2021, many are wondering if we’ll see big changes in the housing market during the second half of this year. Here’s a look at what some experts have to say about key factors that will drive the industry and the economy forward in the months to come. “.... Read More

    5 Ways to Make Your Kitchen Stand Out

    By DJ & Lindsey | May 24, 2021

    The kitchen is the heart of your home. It’s where you do all of your cooking, it’s where everyone gathers to eat, and it’s also the room that gets dirty the fastest. These five easy tips will help organize and beautify your kitchen so that you can enjoy this special space for years to come!... Read More

    Sellers Are Ready To Enter the Housing Market

    By DJ & Lindsey | May 21, 2021

    One of the biggest questions in real estate today is, “When will sellers return to the housing market?” An ongoing shortage of home supply has created a hyper-competitive environment for hopeful buyers, leading to the ultimate sellers’ market. However, as the economy continues to improve and more people get vaccinated, more sellers may finally be... Read More

    Americans See Real Estate as a Better Investment Than Stocks or Gold

    By DJ & Lindsey | May 19, 2021

    Last month, in a post on the Liberty Street Economics blog, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York noted that Americans believe buying a home is definitely or probably a better investment than buying stocks. Last week, a Gallup Poll reaffirmed those findings. In an article on the current real estate market, Gallup reports: “Gallup usually finds that Americans regard real estate as the best long-term investment... Read More

    Don’t Forget to Budget for Closing Costs

    By DJ & Lindsey | May 17, 2021

    When buying a home, it’s important to have a budget and make sure you plan ahead for certain homebuying expenses. Saving for a down payment is the main cost that comes to mind for many, but budgeting for the closing costs required to get a mortgage is just as important. What Are Closing Costs? According to Trulia: “When you close... Read More

    Your House Could Be the Oasis in an Inventory Desert

    By DJ & Lindsey | May 14, 2021

    Homebuyers are flooding the housing market right now to take advantage of record-low mortgage rates. Many have a sense of urgency to find a home soon since experts forecast a steady rise in both rates and home prices this year and next. As a result, buyer demand greatly outweighs the current housing supply. Here’s how the shortage of... Read More

    Should You Try Peel-and-Stick Wallpaper?

    By DJ & Lindsey | May 12, 2021

    When you think of wallpaper, you likely picture rolls of material that are plastered or glued in place. Once the wallpaper is up on the walls, that’s pretty much it; while wallpaper can be removed, the process usually isn’t very quick or easy. If you want the look of wallpaper without the hassle, however, there... Read More

    Why Waiting to Buy a Home Could Cost You a Small Fortune

    By DJ & Lindsey | May 10, 2021

    Many people are sitting on the fence trying to decide if now’s the time to buy a home. Some are renters who have a strong desire to become homeowners but are unsure if buying right now makes sense. Others may be homeowners who are realizing that their current home no longer fits their changing needs. To... Read More