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Monthly Archives: November 2021

    Home Is Where the Heart Is More than Ever This Year

    By Treasure Davis | November 30, 2021

    There’s no denying the financial benefits of homeownership, but what’s often overlooked are the feelings of gratitude, security, pride, and comfort we get from owning a home. This year, those emotions are stronger than ever. We’ve lived through a time that has truly changed our needs and who we are, and as a result, homeownership has a... Read More

    Why Now Is a Great Time To Sell Your House

    By Treasure Davis | November 29, 2021

    As we near the end of the year, more homeowners are realizing the benefits of today’s sellers’ market. Record-breaking home price appreciation, growing equity, low inventory, and competitive mortgage rates are motivating homeowners to make a move that addresses their changing lifestyles. In fact, recent data from realtor.com shows a larger share of homeowners are planning to list their houses this winter. So, that means more... Read More

    How Smart Buyers Are Approaching Rising Mortgage Rates

    By Treasure Davis | November 24, 2021

    Last week, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac inched up to 3.1%, and experts project rates will continue rising through 2022: “The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage was 2.9% in the third quarter of 2021. We forecast mortgage rates to increase slightly through the remainder of the year and reach 3.0%, rising to 3.5% for full year 2022.” If... Read More

    Don’t Believe Everything You Read: The Truth Many Headlines Overlook

    By Treasure Davis | November 23, 2021

    There are a lot of questions right now regarding the real estate market as we head into 2022. The forbearance program is coming to an end and mortgage rates are beginning to rise. With all of this uncertainty, anyone with a megaphone – from the mainstream media to a lone blogger – has realized that... Read More

    Home Sales About To Surge? We May See a Winter Like Never Before.

    By Treasure Davis | November 18, 2021

    Like most industries, residential real estate has seasonality to it. For example, toy stores sell more toys in October, November, and December than they do in any other three-month span throughout the year. More cars are sold in the U.S. during the second quarter (April, May, and June) than in any other quarter of the... Read More

    Retirement May Be Changing What You Need in a Home

    By Treasure Davis | November 17, 2021

    The past year and a half brought about significant life changes for many of us. For some, it meant entering retirement earlier than expected. Recent data shows more people retired this year than anticipated. According to the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, 2021 saw a retirement boom: “At least 1.7 million more older workers than expected... Read More

    Sellers: You’ll Likely Get Multiple Strong Offers This Season

    By Treasure Davis | November 16, 2021

    Are you thinking about selling your house right now, but you’re not sure you’ll have the time to do so as the holidays draw near? If so, consider this: even as the holiday season approaches, there are plenty of buyers out there, and they really want your house. Here’s why selling this winter is a win for you. Today’s buyers... Read More

    4 Things Every Renter Needs To Consider

    By Treasure Davis | November 15, 2021

    As a renter, you’re constantly faced with the same dilemma: keep renting for another year or purchase a home? Your answer depends on your current situation and future plans, but there are a number of benefits to homeownership every renter needs to consider. Here are a few things you should think about before you settle on renting for another... Read More

    Should I Update My House Before I Sell It? [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Treasure Davis | November 12, 2021

    Some Highlights If you’re deciding whether you should make updates before you sell your house, lean on your agent to be your guide. If the market is flooded with houses for sale, updates may be necessary for your house to stand out. In our current sellers’ market, the added expenses might not be worth it. Let’s connect so you have expert advice... Read More

    VA Loans: Helping Veterans Achieve Their Homeownership Dreams

    By Treasure Davis | November 11, 2021

    The purpose of Veterans Affairs (VA) home loans is to provide a pathway to homeownership for those who have sacrificed so much by serving our nation. As the Veterans Administration says of the program: “The objective of the VA Home Loan Guaranty program is to help eligible Veterans, active-duty personnel, surviving spouses, and members of the Reserves... Read More