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Monthly Archives: October 2020

    Three Ways Low Inventory Is a Win for Sellers

    By Treasure Davis | October 29, 2020

    The number of houses for sale today is significantly lower than the high buyer activity in the current housing market. According to Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “There is no shortage of hopeful, potential buyers, but inventory is historically low.” When the demand for homes is higher than what’s available for sale, it’s a great... Read More

    Buyer Interest Is Growing among Younger Generations

    By Treasure Davis | October 28, 2020

    The demand for homes this year is extraordinary as record-breaking numbers of hopeful buyers continue to shop for homes. In a normal year, the peak homebuying season comes to a close by early fall. However, 2020 is anything but a normal year, and the housing market is no exception. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of... Read More

    How Down Payment Assistance Opens the Door to Homeownership

    By Treasure Davis | October 27, 2020

    Many people are eager to buy a home right now while affordability continues to be a highlight of the current housing market. However, a recent survey by Sparks Research shows that 20% of first-time homebuyers cite a lack of financial education as a barrier to homeownership. This is definitely understandable. If you don’t feel comfortable with the financial process of buying... Read More

    Selling Your House Is the Right Move, Right Now

    By Treasure Davis | October 24, 2020

    Some Highlights Demand from homebuyers has skyrocketed this year, which means today’s sellers are poised to win big. This ideal moment in time to sell your house won’t last forever, though. With more sellers coming to the market in the spring, waiting until next year means buyers will have more choices, so your home may not stand... Read More

    Americans Are Gaining Confidence in the Economy

    By Treasure Davis | October 20, 2020

    The September Jobs Report issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the unemployment rate dropped to 7.9%. Though that percentage is well below what experts projected earlier this year, it still means millions of people are without work. There’s no way to minimize the tremendous impact this pandemic-induced recession continues to have on many Americans. However, the... Read More

    Real Estate Continues to Show Unprecedented Strength This Year

    By Treasure Davis | October 19, 2020

    The 2020 housing market has surpassed all expectations and continues to drive the nation’s economic recovery. The question is, will this positive trend continue throughout the rest of the year, especially given the uncertainty around the current health crisis, the upcoming election, and more? Here’s a look at what several industry-leading experts have to say.... Read More

    How to Prepare for a Bidding War 

    By Treasure Davis | October 16, 2020

    Some Highlights With so few houses available on the market today, being ready for a bidding war is essential for prospective homebuyers. From pre-approval to making your best offer, here are three tips to make sure you can act quickly and confidently when you find the perfect home. Let’s connect today to be sure you... Read More

    The #1 Reason Not to Wait to List Your House for Sale

    By Treasure Davis | October 14, 2020

    Many industries have been devastated by the economic shutdown caused by the COVID-19 virus. Real estate is not one of them. Mark Fleming, Chief Economist for First American, just reported: “Since hitting a low point during the initial stages of the pandemic, the only major industry to display immunity to the economic impacts of the coronavirus is the housing market. Housing... Read More

    Do You Have Enough Money Saved for a Down Payment?

    By Treasure Davis | October 13, 2020

    One of the biggest misconceptions for first-time homebuyers is how much you’ll need to save for a down payment. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t always have to put 20% down to buy a house. Here’s how it breaks down. A recent survey by Point2Homes mentions that 74% of millennials (ages 25-40) say they’re interested in purchasing a home... Read More

    6 Reasons You’ll Win by Selling with a Real Estate Agent This Fall

    By Treasure Davis | October 12, 2020

    There are many benefits to working with a real estate professional when selling your house. During challenging times, like what we face today, it becomes even more important to have an expert you trust to help guide you through the process. If you’re considering selling on your own, known in the industry as a For Sale... Read More