Is a starter home right for you or, should you set your sights on a forever home instead? When the Baby Boomer generation was venturing into adulthood, it was common for them to buy a starter home — a modest, small dwelling. As their families grew and their careers advanced, many moved into bigger or better homes. Today, … [Read more...] about Should I buy a starter home or wait to buy a “forever” home?
When buyers outnumber sellers, it's important to be flexible and ready to move quickly when the right home comes along. Navigating the home-buying process can be difficult in the best of times, but it can be especially stressful when you’ve planned and saved, only to see your favorite homes snatched up before you can even … [Read more...] about The Buyers Guide to Success in a Sellers Market
Forecasts and predictions for the Phoenix, Arizona real estate market in 2021 predict that home prices will continue to climb through this year and into next. And that’s no surprise when you examine price-related trends for the previous 12 months. Tight supply and strong demand have made the Phoenix housing market highly … [Read more...] about Phoenix, Arizona Housing Market Forecast 2021 – 2022
Whether you want a small project or a new challenge, these improvements can enhance your home and may boost its value. Like many homeowners, you may have eyed a home improvement project in the past only to come up short on time or inspiration. Don’t feel bad. Nearly half (43%) of all homeowners say their biggest challenge … [Read more...] about 9 Easy-to-Ambitious DIY Projects to Improve Your Home
When you’re ready to sell, a pizza oven might be your friend, according to new Zillow research. After a year of life indoors watching cooking shows, baking bread and taking part in Tik Tok cooking challenges, home buyers seem to have developed a newfound appreciation for the kitchen. From the pleasurable to the practical, … [Read more...] about Kitchen features that will inspire higher priced offers this Spring!
Happy Holiday's to you and yours! I'm so excited to see what (positive) changes are headed our way in 2021 with regard to new trends in home design! Here are a few thoughts: The kitchen is a major focal point of a home—after all, it's where meals are made to nourish your family, and where guests (when you can host them safely … [Read more...] about 5 Kitchen Design Rules You Should Definitely Break in 2021?
If you imagined 2020 was the year you would finally list your house for sale, you may have paused those plans when the Coronavirus pandemic arrived. But now, we’re more than six months into the COVID-19 era with no clear end in sight. As many people continue working and logging in to school from home, the real estate market … [Read more...] about What are buyers looking for now during the Pandemic?
A recent Zillow survey found that most people — 81% — reported spending more time at home this year compared to the same time last year. You might be feeling a little stir-crazy, but other people are taking the opportunity to tackle home improvement projects. Maybe you've decided to change up your space for your personal … [Read more...] about Add a few “little things” to your home that will go a long way!