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Category: Sellers

    Waiting to Sell?

    By Don Geisler | December 2, 2023

    3 Reasons To Sell Your House Before the New Year [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights Here are a few reasons you may not want to hold off until the new year to sell your house.  Buyers looking right now are highly motivated, the supply of homes for sale is still low, and you may find buyers are more flexible with showings this time of... Read More

    Institutional Investors and the Real Estate Market

    By Don Geisler | November 27, 2023

    Is Wall Street Buying Up All the Homes in America? If you’re thinking about buying a home, you may find yourself interested in the latest real estate headlines so you can have a pulse on all of the things that could impact your decision. If that’s the case, you’ve probably heard mention of investors, and wondered how they’re... Read More

    Unmasking Scary Myths about Today’s Housing Market

    By Don Geisler | October 31, 2023

    Unmasking Scary Myths about Today’s Housing Market Some Highlights Here’s what you really need to know about a few myths causing fear in today’s housing market. Despite common misconceptions, many people can buy a home even if they have student loans, home prices are rising nationally (not falling), and you usually don’t have to have 20% for a down payment. If you have other fears or... Read More

    Real Estate Agents Help Take the Fear Out of the Market

    By Don Geisler | October 31, 2023

    A Real Estate Agent Helps Take the Fear Out of the Market Do negative headlines and talk on social media have you feeling worried about the housing market? Maybe you’ve even seen or heard something lately that scares you and makes you wonder if you should still buy or sell a home right now. Regrettably, when news in the media... Read More

    How Homeowner Net Worth Grows with Time

    By Don Geisler | October 8, 2023

    How Homeowner Net Worth Grows with Time [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights If you’re thinking about buying a home this year, be sure to consider the long-term financial advantages of homeownership, like home equity. On average, people who bought homes 32 years ago have seen their home’s value nearly triple over that time. If you’re wondering if buying a home is a good idea, remember rising... Read More

    How Inflation Affects the Housing Market

    By Don Geisler | September 2, 2023

    How Inflation Affects the Housing Market Have you ever wondered how inflation impacts the housing market? Believe it or not, they’re connected. Whenever there are changes to one, both are affected. Here’s a high-level overview of the connection between the two. The Relationship Between Housing Inflation and Overall Inflation Shelter inflation is the measure of price growth specific... Read More

    Don’t Expect a Wave of Foreclosures

    By Don Geisler | August 21, 2023

    Don’t Expect a Wave of Foreclosures [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights With ongoing high inflation pushing up everyday costs, some people are worried that’ll create a flood of foreclosures. Here’s why that’s unlikely. Fewer people are seriously behind on mortgage payments right now. If foreclosures were going to rise a lot, more people would need to be late on their payments. Since most are paying on... Read More

    Housing Market Forecast for the Rest of 2023

    By Don Geisler | August 8, 2023

    Housing Market Forecast for the Rest of 2023 [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights Want to know what experts say will happen in the rest of 2023? Home prices are already appreciating again in many areas. The average of the expert forecasts shows positive price growth. Where mortgage rates go for the rest of the year will depend on inflation. Based on historical trends, rates are likely to ease as inflation continues... Read More