Consumers more eager to buy homes, despite COVID-19



Home buyers aren’t being scared off by the COVID-19 pandemic. On the contrary, 53% of those quizzed in a recent survey by LendingTree said they’re more likely to buy a home in the next year because of the coronavirus outbreak. The most eager to buy appear to be first-time buyers and millennials, the survey found. […]

Essential Open House Tips for Sellers



Open houses are an important step in the selling process. People want to see what’s on the market and compare your place to others that are up for sale. Therefore, you must do everything in your power to make sure the event goes off without a hitch. Follow these essential open house tips for sellers […]

What Investors and Landlords Need to Know About COVID-19



Learn how real estate investors and landlords will be impacted the fallout from COVID-19.

Tips for Organizing Safe Real Estate Showings During Covid-19



The first cases of Covid-19 were recorded in China at the end of 2019, and now, four months later, there are millions of confirmed cases across the globe. In addition to the public health consequences, Covid-19 is having a devastating effect on the global economy. Almost every industry is being affected in some way, and […]

Builders offer strong incentives for new home buyers



Home builders are trying to entice buyers by covering their closing costs, and offering discounts and free upgrades such as new appliances. The incentives are aimed at new homes and developments that are currently in the works. “Builders with standing inventory will seek to sell it as quickly as they can,” Robert Dietz, chief economist […]

Sellers holding buyers back as the country slowly reopens



Home buyers are still as enthusiastic as ever, rushing to view homes when and where they can despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. But cautious home sellers appear to be holding them back, CNBC reported this week. “We’ve had buyers ready, willing, and able, and the sellers have been the ones who have pulled their homes, […]

Change Homes: Key Reasons to Sell Your Home in 2020



Ask anyone and they’ll quickly tell you 2020 isn’t the year they signed up for. The COVID-19 pandemic has taken the global economy to the cleaners. Millions have lost jobs and businesses are shutting down. While we hope for the best, the signs aren’t very promising. As a homeowner, you probably know too well what an economic […]

Consumer Reports: Notes on Buying Your First Home in an Economic Crisis



When I bought my first home in 2010, at age 24, it was the Great Recession, and the housing market—the entire world, really—was off-kilter. A little like it is now. I was newly married, a recent college grad, and I’d dreamed of getting my own place since I was a kid growing up in my […]

More iBuyers resume operations



Just days after Opendoor said it was resuming buying activity in some U.S. markets, several of its competitors have announced they too are making a comeback. The re-emergence of iBuyers comes just weeks after analysts said the model was likely to be one of the first major casualties of the COVID-19 pandemic within the real […]

Rectifying Final Walkthrough Issues- Don’t Get Stuck With A Problem



One of the final steps before closing on your home is the final walkthrough.  In some circumstances, your final walkthrough may not be as perfect as you expected. What is the Final Walkthrough? This is a home buyer’s last chance to determine if the home is being delivered as expected as well as what is […]