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Nov07, 2022

Key Factors Affecting Home Affordability Today

By |November 7, 2022|Categories: Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Sellers|Tags: , |Comments Off on Key Factors Affecting Home Affordability Today

Every time there’s a news segment about the housing market, we hear about the affordability challenges buyers are facing today. Those headlines are focused on how much mortgage rates have climbed this year. And while it’s true rates have risen dramatically, it’s important to remember [...]

Nov04, 2022

Homeownership Wins Over Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |November 4, 2022|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Infographic, Sellers, Topic|Tags: , |Comments Off on Homeownership Wins Over Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you’re questioning whether or not to buy a home this year due to today’s cooling market, consider the long-term financial benefits of homeownership. As a homeowner, equity increases your wealth. On average, nationwide, home prices appreciated by 290.2% since 1991. Homeownership wins in the long run. If you’re ready to [...]

Oct28, 2022

Applying for a Mortgage Doesn’t Have To Be Scary [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |October 28, 2022|Categories: Buyers, First Time Home Buyers|Tags: , |Comments Off on Applying for a Mortgage Doesn’t Have To Be Scary [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights Even with higher mortgage rates, the mortgage process doesn’t need to be something you fear. Here are some steps to help as you set out to buy a home. Know your credit score and work to build strong credit. When you’re ready, lean on the pros and connect with [...]

Oct27, 2022

Is this the right time to put my house on the market?

By |October 27, 2022|Categories: Sellers, Videos|Tags: , |Comments Off on Is this the right time to put my house on the market?

 Is this the right time to put my house on the market? Find the answers to this question and others that you might have in considering selling your house.   Don't forget to check out our latest market reports!

Oct24, 2022

Should You Still Buy a Home with the Latest News About Inflation?

By |October 24, 2022|Categories: Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Rent vs. Own, Topic|Tags: , |Comments Off on Should You Still Buy a Home with the Latest News About Inflation?

While the Federal Reserve is working hard to bring down inflation, the latest data shows the inflation rate is still high, remaining around 8%. This news impacted the stock market and added fuel to the fire for conversations about a recession. You’re likely feeling the impact in your day-to-day life [...]

Oct21, 2022

3 Questions You May Be Asking About Selling Your House Today [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |October 21, 2022|Categories: Sellers, Topic|Tags: , |Comments Off on 3 Questions You May Be Asking About Selling Your House Today [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights If you’re planning to sell your house this year, you likely have questions about what the shift in the housing market means for your home sale. You might be wondering: Should I wait to sell? Are buyers still out there? And can I afford to buy my next home? Let’s connect so [...]

Oct19, 2022

What are the non-financial or emotional aspects of owning your own home?

By |October 19, 2022|Categories: Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Rent vs. Own, Topic, Videos|Tags: , |Comments Off on What are the non-financial or emotional aspects of owning your own home?

These aspects include being able to make it your own and start realizing the increase in your equity and your local presence... Don't forget to check out our latest market reports!

Oct17, 2022

Four Things That Help Determine Your Mortgage Rate

By |October 17, 2022|Categories: Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Topic|Tags: , |Comments Off on Four Things That Help Determine Your Mortgage Rate

  If you’re looking to buy a home, you probably want to secure the lowest interest rate possible for your home loan. Over the last couple of years, that was easier to do as the housing market saw record-low mortgage rates, but this year [...]

Oct14, 2022

Tips For First-Time Homebuyers [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |October 14, 2022|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, Topic|Tags: , |Comments Off on Tips For First-Time Homebuyers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights If you’re trying to buy your first home in today’s housing market, you’ll want to know what you can do as mortgage rates rise and inventory stays low overall. Connect with a lender to get pre-approved, prioritize your wish list, consider condos, and expand your search radius. Your first home is [...]

Oct10, 2022

Saving for a Down Payment? Here’s What You Should Know.

By |October 10, 2022|Categories: Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Topic|Tags: , |Comments Off on Saving for a Down Payment? Here’s What You Should Know.

As you set out to buy a home, saving for a down payment is likely top of mind. But you may still have questions about the process, including how much to save and where to start. If that sounds like you, your down payment could be [...]

Oct07, 2022

The Journey To Buy a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |October 7, 2022|Categories: Buyers, First Time Home Buyers|Tags: , |Comments Off on The Journey To Buy a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights When you head out to buy a home, there are a number of key milestones you’ll encounter along the way. The process includes everything from building your team and understanding your finances to going house hunting, making an offer, and more. Your journey starts here. Let’s connect [...]

Oct03, 2022

Somerset County’s Real Estate Market Conditions for October of 2022 – Bridgewater Edition

By |October 3, 2022|Categories: Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Market Reports, Sellers|Tags: , |Comments Off on Somerset County’s Real Estate Market Conditions for October of 2022 – Bridgewater Edition

My goal in this market report is to bring certainty in understanding our Somerset County real estate market through my expertise. My monthly market update walks you through the economic conditions and trends that influence our local markets. It also offers hyper-local statistics that you [...]

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