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Is Now a Good Time to Buy or Sell Real Estate?

June 10, 2020 Real Estate Reports

    Traditionally, spring is one of the busiest times of the year for real estate. However, the coronavirus outbreak—and subsequent stay-at-home orders—led many buyers and sellers to put their moving plans on hold. In April, new listings fell nearly 45%, and sales volume fell 15% compared to last year.1 Fortunately, as restrictions have eased, […]

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Top 5 Home Design Trends for a New Decade

March 19, 2020 Real Estate Reports

Whether you’re planning a simple refresh or a full-scale renovation, it’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest trends in home design. Sellers who make tasteful updates can generate increased buyer interest and, in some cases, a premium selling price. And buyers should consider which features of a home will need updating immediately (or in […]

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National Snapshot: How’s The Real Estate Market?

September 4, 2019 News, Real Estate Reports

National Snapshot: What’s Ahead for Real Estate The U.S. unemployment rate is at a 50-year low, and consumer confidence remains high. In fact, the University of Michigan’s latest Surveys of Consumers found that Americans have their most positive personal finance outlook since 2003.1 However, if you follow national news, you’ve probably heard speculation that we could be […]

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What’s the Best Use of Your Investment Property?

August 29, 2019 Real Estate Reports

Renters for a Weekend or a While: What’s the Best Use of Your Investment Property?   The residential rental market is now the fastest-growing segment of the housing market. In the United States, the demand for single-family rentals, defined as either detached homes or townhouses, has risen 30 percent in the past three years.1 And […]

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What’s Your Home Actually Worth?

August 22, 2019 Real Estate Reports

What’s Your Home Actually Worth? Discover What Buyers Will Pay in Today’s Market It’s easy to look up how much money you have in your savings account or the real-time value of your stock investments. But determining the dollar value of a home is trickier. As a seller, knowing your home’s worth helps you price […]

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