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Monthly Archives: February 2021

    It’s a Sellers’ Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Treasure Davis | February 26, 2021

    Some Highlights Over the past year, homeowners have gained an unprecedented opportunity to sell with great success while buyer demand is soaring. With homes selling twice as fast as they did last year at this time, getting multiple offers, and rising in price, homeowners are in the driver’s seat. Let’s connect today if you’re ready to learn about the leverage you... Read More

    How Much Leverage Do Today’s House Sellers Have?

    By Treasure Davis | February 24, 2021

    The housing market has been scorching hot over the last twelve months. Buyers and their high demand have far outnumbered sellers and a short supply of houses. According to the latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), sales are up 23.7% from the same time last year while the inventory of homes available for... Read More

    Where Have All the Houses Gone?

    By Treasure Davis | February 23, 2021

    In today’s housing market, it seems harder than ever to find a home to buy. Before the health crisis hit us a year ago, there was already a shortage of homes for sale. When many homeowners delayed their plans to sell at the same time that more buyers aimed to take advantage of record-low mortgage... Read More

    3 Ways Home Equity Can Have a Major Impact on Your Life

    By Treasure Davis | February 17, 2021

    There have been a lot of headlines reporting on how homeowner equity (the difference between the current market value of your home and the amount you owe on your mortgage) has dramatically increased over the past few years. CoreLogic indicated that equity increased for the average homeowner by $17,000 in the last year alone. ATTOM Data Solutions, in their latest U.S.... Read More

    3 Ways You’ll Win When You Buy a Home This Year

    By Treasure Davis | February 15, 2021

    There are so many great reasons to purchase a home, and over the past year, we’ve realized more of them than we ever thought possible. If you’re a first-time homebuyer, having a home of your own can give you a greater sense of security and accomplishment in a time that’s largely uncertain. If you’re a... Read More

    3 Reasons We’re Definitely Not in a Housing Bubble

    By Treasure Davis | February 9, 2021

    Home values appreciated by about ten percent in 2020, and they’re forecast to appreciate by about five percent this year. This has some voicing concern that we may be in another housing bubble like the one we experienced a little over a decade ago. Here are three reasons why this market is totally different. 1.... Read More

    6 Foundational Benefits of Homeownership Today

    By Treasure Davis | February 9, 2021

    Over the past year, our homes have become an integral part of our lives more than ever. They’re much more than the houses we live in. They’re our workplaces, virtual schools, and safe havens that provide shelter, stability, and protection through the evolving health crisis. Today, 65.8% of Americans are fortunate enough to call their homes their... Read More

    Why Owning a Home Is a Powerful Financial Decision

    By Treasure Davis | February 4, 2021

    In today’s housing market, there are clear financial benefits to owning a home: increasing equity, the chance to build your net worth, and appreciating home values, just to name a few. If you’re a renter, it’s never too early to think about how homeownership can propel you toward a stronger future. Here’s a dive into three often-overlooked financial benefits... Read More

    Do I Really Need a 20% Down Payment to Buy a Home?

    By Treasure Davis | February 3, 2021

    Is the idea of saving for a down payment holding you back from buying a home right now? You may be eager to take advantage of today’s low mortgage rates, but the thought of needing a large down payment might make you want to pump the brakes. Today, there’s still a common myth that you have to... Read More

    Turn to an Expert for the Best Advice, Not Perfect Advice

    By Treasure Davis | February 1, 2021

    As we approach the anniversary of the hardships we’ve faced through this pandemic and the subsequent recession, it’s normal to reflect on everything that’s changed and wonder what’s ahead for 2021. While there are signs of economic recovery as vaccines are being issued, we still have a long way to go. It’s at times like... Read More