Archive for March, 2014

Your home: Housing affordability is on the decline. Time to make your move!

Friday, March 28th, 2014

I tried to reel you in with a scary headline. I hope it worked. My purpose is not to be dramatic but to share with you the reason why “now” is the time to get into the market. Buyer or seller. Today’s market offers benefits to both sides. But first, a discussion about affordability. When […]

Your home: Did I overpay for my home?

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Did I overpay for my home when I bought it? As Realtors, we get this question a lot. Especially from clients and potential clients who bought a home in 2005, 2006, and even 2007. And 99 percent of the time the answer is, “No!” I mean that in the nicest way possible, of course. Consumers […]

Your home: Another one bites the dust! 43 showings and 13 offers!

Friday, March 14th, 2014

The seller’s market strikes again! I am speaking of our most recent listing at 7900 Tomahawk Road and its incredible story. First and foremost, congratulations to our clients Tod and Carolyn. They have done a beautiful job remodeling their home and clearly the market appreciated all of their efforts. Way to go guys! Yes, 43 […]

Your home: Who’s in charge here: buyers or sellers?

Monday, March 10th, 2014

So, just who is in charge in this market? The seller or the buyer? In a balanced market, meaning neither a buyer’s nor a seller’s market, the answer is that no one is in charge and it is a level playing field for both parties. However, we are not in a balanced market right now. […]