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    Some Experts Say Mortgage Rates May Fall Below 6% Later This Year

    By Gregory Straus | March 7, 2024

    Some Experts Say Mortgage Rates May Fall Below 6% Later This Year There’s a lot of confusion in the market about what’s happening with day-to-day movement in mortgage rates right now, but here’s what you really need to know: compared to the near 8% peak last fall, mortgage rates have trended down overall. And if... Read More

    Revised Expert Home Price Forecasts for 2024

    By Gregory Straus | February 28, 2024

    Revised Expert Home Price Forecasts for 2024 Over the past few months, experts have revised their 2024 home price forecasts based on the latest data and market signals, and they’re even more confident prices will rise, not fall. So, let’s see exactly how experts’ thinking has shifted – and what’s caused the change. 2024 Home Price Forecasts:... Read More

    The Housing Market Shake-Up: A Golden Opportunity for Homebuyers

    By Gregory Straus | February 23, 2024

    The Housing Market Shake-Up: A Golden Opportunity for Homebuyers Hey there, fellow homeowners and aspiring buyers! Gregory Straus here, your friendly neighborhood real estate enthusiast. Buckle up because I’ve got some exciting news for you all. According to none other than the legendary “Oracle of Wall Street” herself, Meredith Whitney, we are on the verge... Read More

    What’s Really Happening with Mortgage Rates?

    By Gregory Straus | February 12, 2024

    What’s Really Happening with Mortgage Rates? Are you feeling a bit unsure about what’s really happening with mortgage rates? That might be because you’ve heard someone say they’re coming down. But then you read somewhere else that they’re up again. And that may leave you scratching your head and wondering what’s true. The simplest answer is:... Read More

    Why Having Your Own Realtor Matters When Buying a New Construction Home

    By Gregory Straus | February 8, 2024

    Why Having Your Own Realtor Matters When Buying a New Construction Home Finding the right home is one of the biggest challenges for potential buyers today. Right now, the supply of homes for sale is still low. But there is a bright spot. Newly built homesmake up a larger percent of the total homes available for sale than normal. That’s... Read More

    Is Buying a Newly Built Home the Best Option For You?

    By Gregory Straus | January 18, 2024

    Why You May Want To Seriously Consider a Newly Built Home Are you putting off your plans to sell because you’re worried you won’t be able to find a home you like when you move? If so, it may be time to consider a newly built home and the benefits that come with one. Here’s why. Near-Record... Read More

    How to Improve Your Selling Strategies

    By Gregory Straus | January 10, 2024

    Things To Consider If Your House Didn’t Sell If your listing has expired and your house didn’t sell, it’s completely normal to feel a mix of frustration and disappointment. Understandably, you’re probably wondering what may have gone wrong. Here are three questions to think about as you figure out what to do next. Did You Limit... Read More

    Get Ready To Buy a Home by Improving Your Credit Score

    By Gregory Straus | December 26, 2023

    Get Ready To Buy a Home by Improving Your Credit Score As the new year approaches, the idea of buying a home might be on your mind. It’s an exciting goal to set, and it’s never too early to start laying the groundwork. One crucial step to prepare for homeownership is building a solid credit score. Lenders review your... Read More

    Why Now Is Still a Great Time To Sell Your House

    By Gregory Straus | December 18, 2023

    Why Now Is Still a Great Time To Sell Your House If you were worried buyer demand disappeared when mortgage rates went up, the data shows there are plenty of interested buyers still out there. The housing market isn’t as frenzied as it was during the ‘unicorn’ years when buyer demand was through the roof, mortgage rates were historically low, and home values... Read More

    Are the Top 3 Housing Market Questions on Your Mind?

    By Gregory Straus | November 30, 2023

    Are the Top 3 Housing Market Questions on Your Mind? When it comes to what’s happening in the housing market, there’s a lot of confusion going around right now. You may hear one thing in conversation with your friends, see something totally different on the news, and read something on social media that contradicts both of... Read More