Category - Market

The FEDs Decision: All the Good Stuff

FED’s Decision: All the Good Stuff

Yes, it happened. The Fed’s decision to raise rates for the first time in over a decade is a buzzing topic everywhere. A common concern floating around conversations is “how will the rate hike affect me?” While higher interest rates have...

The Starbucks Effect is Real

The Starbucks Effect is Real

According to Statistica, in 2014, there were 11,962 Starbucks locations across the United States, and statistics show they keep expanding. Homebuyers might be excited to have a local Starbucks in the neighborhood, but not just for a morning...

Ready or Not, Here They Come

Ready or Not, Here They Come

The term “Millennial” seems to be the topic of conversation lately, and frankly, we have to get used to it. Millennials are about to be more than just a buzzword. This massive generation of approximately 80 million is about to take over the...

Why For-Sale-By-Owner Sales Often Fail

Selling your home using the For-Sale-By-Owner (FSBO) method appeals to some sellers for two major reasons. The first is the potential to save money (i.e. avoid paying the commission fee to a Real Estate Agent). The second reason is that sellers...

Top Places for Vacation Homes and Second Homes

Fresh Mountain Air or Sand Between Your Toes?

Summer is almost here, and Baby Boomers are looking to take full advantage of their retirement. We’re not just talking about luxurious vacations; Baby Boomers have much bigger, better plans in mind. The National Association of Realtors (NAR)...

Baby Boomers on the Move

Baby Boomers are on the Move

The Baby Boomer generation is massive and on the move. Beginning in 2015, the housing market is projected to increase. Why? Baby Boomers are asking themselves, “should I stay or should I go?” Most Boomers are already retired or approaching...

1 out of 20 People are Flipping their House

1 out of 20 People are Flipping Their Houses

Home improvement projects benefit you in more ways than one–whether it makes you feel good you replaced the outdated style in your bathroom, upgraded to energy efficient products to save money, or increased the net worth of your proudest...

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