What To Do When Your House Didn’t Sell

Jul. 01, 2024 | Written by: Jennifer Saski

What To Do When Your House Didn’t SellIf your listing expired and your house didn’t sell, it’s totally natural to feel a mix of frustration and disappointment. And as you’re working through that, you’re probably also wondering what went wrong and what you should do next.If you still need to mov...

The Difference Between an Inspection and an Appraisal

Jun. 29, 2024 | Written by: Jennifer Saski

The Difference Between an Inspection and an AppraisalWhen you decide to buy your first home, you may come across a number of terms and conditions you’re not familiar with. While you may have a general idea of what an inspection is, maybe you’re not sure why you need one or how it’s different fr...

The Sweet Spot for Buying Luxury Homes

Jun. 05, 2024 | Written by: Jennifer Saski

The Sweet Spot for Buying Luxury HomesIf you’ve been looking for a home at the high end of your market, but haven’t found the right one, you may have put your search on hold. But according to recent data, now may be the time to jump back in. Here’s why.There Are More Luxury Homes To Choose FromWhat’...

How an Agent Helps Market Your House

May. 29, 2024 | Written by: Jennifer Saski

How an Agent Helps Market Your HouseYou’re ready to sell your house. But what do you need most from your real estate agent? Well, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) asked that very question to recent sellers and found one of the top things they were looking for is help marketi...

Tips for Younger Homebuyers: How To Make Your Dream a Reality

May. 07, 2024 | Written by: Jennifer Saski

Tips for Younger Homebuyers: How To Make Your Dream a RealityIf you’re a member of a younger generation, like Gen Z, you may be asking the question: will I ever be able to buy a home? And chances are, you’re worried that’s not going to be in the cards with inflation, rising home prices,&nb...

What's Motivating Your Move?

May. 06, 2024 | Written by: Jennifer Saski

What's Motivating Your Move?Thinking about selling your house? As you make your decision, consider what's pushing you to think about moving. A recent survey from Realtor.com looked into why people want to sell their homes this year. Here are the top two reasons (see graphic ...

Is a Multi-Generational Home Right for You?

Apr. 25, 2024 | Written by: Jennifer Saski

Is a Multi-Generational Home Right for You?Ever thought about living in the same house with your grandparents, parents, or other loved ones? You're not alone. A lot of people are choosing to buy multi-generational homes where everyone can live together. Let's check out why they think it’s ...

Builders Are Building Smaller Homes

Apr. 13, 2024 | Written by: Jennifer Saski

Builders Are Building Smaller HomesThere’s no arguing it, affordability is still tight. And if you’re trying to buy a home, that may mean you need to look at smaller houses to find one that’s still in your budget. But there is a silver lining: builders are focused on building these sm...

The Best Week To List Your House Is Almost Here

Apr. 02, 2024 | Written by: Jennifer Saski

The Best Week To List Your House Is Almost HereAre you thinking about making a move? If so, now may be the perfect time to start the process. That’s because experts say the best week to list your house is just around the corner.A recent Realtor.com study looked at housing market ...

Holiday Beach retreat

Mar. 13, 2024 | Written by: Jennifer Saski

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Boat Enthusiasts Luxury Home

Mar. 13, 2024 | Written by: Jennifer Saski

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The Benefits of Downsizing When You Retire

Mar. 12, 2024 | Written by: Jennifer Saski

The Benefits of Downsizing When You RetireIf you’re taking a look at your expenses as you retire, saving money where you can has a lot of appeal. One long-standing, popular way to do that is by downsizing to a smaller home.When you think about cutting down on your spending, odds are you th...

Why You Want an Agent’s Advice for Your Move

Feb. 29, 2024 | Written by: Jennifer Saski

Why You Want an Agent’s Advice for Your MoveNo matter how you slice it, buying or selling a home is a big decision. And when you’re going through any change in your life and you need some guidance, what do you do? You get advice from people who know what they’re talking about.Mov...

It’s Time To Prepare Your House for a Spring Listing

Feb. 19, 2024 | Written by: Jennifer Saski

It’s Time To Prepare Your House for a Spring ListingIf you're thinking of selling your house this spring, now is the perfect time to start getting it ready. With the market gearing up for its busiest time of year, it'll be important to make sure your house shines bright among the...

Don’t Let the Latest Home Price Headlines Confuse You

Feb. 15, 2024 | Written by: Jennifer Saski

Don’t Let the Latest Home Price Headlines Confuse YouBased on what you’re hearing in the news about home prices, you may be worried they’re falling. But here’s the thing. The headlines aren’t giving you the full picture.If you look at the national data for 2023, home prices ...

Experts Project Home Prices Will Increase in 2024

Jan. 23, 2024 | Written by: Jennifer Saski

Experts Project Home Prices Will Increase in 2024Even though home prices are going up nationally, some people are still worried they might come down. In fact, a recent survey from Fannie Mae found that 24% of people think home prices will actually decline over the next 12 months....

Homeownership Is Still at the Heart of the American Dream

Jan. 15, 2024 | Written by: Jennifer Saski

Homeownership Is Still at the Heart of the American DreamBuying a home is a powerful decision, and it remains at the heart of the American Dream. Unlike renting, owning a home means more than just having a place to live – it offers a sense of belonging, stability, and freedom. According to...

What Lower Mortgage Rates Mean for Your Purchasing Power

Jan. 10, 2024 | Written by: Jennifer Saski

What Lower Mortgage Rates Mean for Your Purchasing PowerIf you want to buy a home, it's important to know how mortgage rates impact what you can afford and how much you’ll pay each month. Fortunately, rates for 30-year fixed mortgages have come down significantly since the end of Octo...

Retiring Soon? Why Moving Might Be the Perfect Next Step

Dec. 30, 2023 | Written by: Jennifer Saski

Retiring Soon? Why Moving Might Be the Perfect Next StepIf you’re thinking about retirement or have already retired this year, it’s a good time to consider if your current house is still a good fit for the next chapter in your life.Fortunately, you may be in a better position to make a move&nbs...

Why You Should Use a Real Estate Agent When You Buy a Home

Dec. 12, 2023 | Written by: Jennifer Saski

If you’ve recently decided you’re ready to become a homeowner, chances are you’re trying to figure out what to do first. It can feel a bit overwhelming to know where to start, but the good news is you don’t have to navigate all of that alone.When it comes to buying a home, there are a lot of mo...

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