5 Home Improvement Trends For 2018

So we’ve talked about how some DIY projects could boost your curb appeals, but now it’s time to look at how to add some ‘oomph’ to the inside of your home. If you’re looking to sell, these are on-trend projects and will definitely catch the eye of homebuyers. Retro or vintage patterns Old fashioned styles […]

Kirk Callender | Jun 15, 2018

The Cost of Renting vs. Buying Today [INFOGRAPHIC]

  Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (28.9%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (15.7%), the choice becomes obvious. Every market is different. Before you renew your lease again, find out […]

kcallender | Apr 11, 2018

99% of Experts Agree: Home Prices Will Increase

99% of Experts Agree: Home Prices Will Increase Some believe that the combined effects of the new tax code and rising mortgage rates will have an adverse impact on residential real estate prices in 2018. However, the clear majority of recently surveyed housing experts believe that home values will continue to rise this year. What is the Home […]

kcallender | Apr 10, 2018

Be Thankful You Don’t Have to Pay Your Parents’ Interest Rate!

Be Thankful You Don’t Have to Pay Your Parents’ Interest Rate!   Interest rates hovered around 4% for the majority of 2017, which gave many buyers relief from rising home prices and helped with affordability. In the first quarter of 2018, rates have increased from 3.95% up to 4.45% and experts predict that rates will […]

kcallender | Apr 9, 2018

Buyer Demand Outpacing the Supply of Homes

Buyer Demand Still Outpacing the Supply of Homes for Sale The price of any item is determined by the supply of that item, as well as market demand. The National Association of REALTORS (NAR) surveys “over 50,000 real estate practitioners about their expectations for home sales, prices and market conditions” for their monthly REALTORS Confidence Index. Their latest edition sheds some light […]

kcallender | Apr 8, 2018