Owning a home means having a place that’s solely your own and provides the space, features, and location you and your loved ones need. But what happens when your needs change? If this hits home for you, it may be time to make a move. According to the latest Home Buyers and Sellers Generational Trends Report from the National Association… Read more →
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Think Twice Before Waiting for Lower Home Prices.
As the housing market continues to change, you may be wondering where it’ll go from here. One factor you’re probably thinking about is home prices, which have come down a bit since they peaked last June. And you’ve likely heard something in the news or on social media about a price crash on the horizon. As a result, you may… Read more →
Tips for First-Time Homebuyers
Purchasing a house is an exciting time in your life. It’s a chance to create a space that reflects your personality and lifestyle and to invest in your future. But it can also be a bit overwhelming, as you have many things to consider to make the best choice for you. Whether you’re just starting to think… Read more →
Your Tax Refund Can Help You Achieve Your Homebuying Goal
Have you been saving up to buy a home this year? If so, you know there are a variety of expenses involved – from your down payment to closing costs. But there’s good news – your tax refund can help you achieve your goals by paying for some of these expenses. SmartAsset estimates the average American will receive a $1,798… Read more →
Two Reasons You Should Sell Your House
Wondering if you should sell your Charlottesville area house this year? As you make your decision, think about what’s motivating you to consider moving. A recent survey from realtor.com asked why homeowners are thinking about selling their houses this year. Here are the top two reasons (see graphic below): Let’s break those reasons down and explore how they might resonate… Read more →
We’re in a Sellers’ Market. What Does That Mean?
Even though activity in the housing market has slowed in Charlottesville from the frenzy we saw over a year ago, today’s low supply of homes for sale is still a sellers’ market. But what does that really mean? And why are conditions today so good if you want to list your house? It starts with the number of homes available… Read more →
The Role of Access in Selling Your House
Once you’ve made the decision to sell your house and have hired a real estate agent to help, they’ll ask how much access to your home you want to give potential buyers. Your answer matters more now than it did in recent years. Here’s why. At the height of the buying frenzy seen during the pandemic, there was a rise… Read more →
What Buyer Activity Tells Us About the Housing Market
Though the housing market in the Charlottesville area is no longer experiencing the quite the frenzy of a year ago, buyers are showing their interest in purchasing a home.According to U.S. News: “Housing markets have cooled slightly, but demand hasn’t disappeared, and in many places remains stronglargely due to the shortage of homes on the market.” That activity can be… Read more →
Balancing Your Wants and Needs as a Homebuyer This Spring
Though there are more homes for sale now in the Charlottesville area than there were at this time last year, there’s still an undersupply with fewerhouses available than in more normal, pre-pandemic years. The Monthly Housing Market Trends Report from realtor.computs it this way: “While the number of homes for sale is increasing, it is still 43.2% lower than it… Read more →
Could a Multigenerational Home Be the Right Fit for You?
During the pandemic, many of us reexamined the meaning of home for ourselves and our loved ones. Today, that can be seen in the recent rise in multigenerational households. According to Jessica Lautz, Deputy Chief Economist and Vice President of Economic Research at the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “Multi-generational buying may be a home where families live in the… Read more →