The Benefits of Hiring a Realtor: Your Trusted Guide in Real Estate

Partnering with a professional realtor when buying or selling a property offers numerous advantages. From market expertise and access to comprehensive listings to effective pricing strategies and negotiation skills, realtors bring invaluable support and guidance to ensure a smooth and successful real estate experience. Market Knowledge and Expertise Realtors possess in-depth knowledge of local realContinue reading “The Benefits of Hiring a Realtor: Your Trusted Guide in Real Estate”

What Homebuyers Should Know About Closing Costs

When purchasing a home, there are a variety of costs that buyers need to consider, including closing costs. Closing costs are the fees and expenses associated with the final stage of the home-buying process, which is known as the closing. These costs can vary widely and can sometimes be unexpected, so it’s important for homeContinue reading “What Homebuyers Should Know About Closing Costs”

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are companies that own or finance income-generating real estate properties. They provide investors with a way to invest in real estate without the need for large amounts of capital, while also offering the potential for regular income and capital appreciation. REITs were created by the U.S. Congress in 1960 asContinue reading “Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)”

3 Types of Real Estate Goals

Real estate can be a great way to build wealth and achieve financial goals. There are three main types of real estate goals: buying, selling, and investing. Buying Real Estate Buying a property is often one of the biggest financial decisions people make in their lives. It’s a long-term commitment that requires careful planning andContinue reading “3 Types of Real Estate Goals”

We Are One Heart with Pat Nixon

In this episode, I speak with Pat T. Nixon about our senior community and creating a better life plan for our loved ones as they age. Pat is the president, and CEO of We Are One Heart Foundation, Inc, a 501c3 nonprofit organization specializing in long-term care management for seniors as well as senior housing.Continue reading “We Are One Heart with Pat Nixon”

Why Aren’t Home Prices Crashing?

There have been a lot of shifts in the housing market recently. Mortgage rates rose dramatically last year, impacting many people’s ability to buy a home. And after several years of rapid price appreciation, home prices finally peaked last summer. These changes led to a rise in headlines saying prices would end up crashing. EvenContinue reading “Why Aren’t Home Prices Crashing?”

Here’s Why the Housing Market Isn’t Going To Crash

Original Post Some Highlights Today’s housing market is different than it was in 2008. Lending standards have tightened, foreclosures have declined, home inventory is much lower, and homeowners have far more equity. If you’re concerned about a crash, let’s connect to discuss why this isn’t like last time. Free Buyer Guide Free Seller Guide 45 Easy Ways to Sell Your Home Faster Robin McCoy is a Texas RealtorContinue reading “Here’s Why the Housing Market Isn’t Going To Crash”

Spring into Action: Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal with Expert Guidance

To sell your home this spring, it may need more preparation than it would have a year or two ago. Today’s housing market has a different feel. There are more homes for sale than there were at this time last year, but inventory is still historically low. So, if a house has been sitting on the marketContinue reading “Spring into Action: Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal with Expert Guidance”

Wondering What’s Going on with Home Prices?

The recent changes in home prices are top of mind for many as the housing market begins gearing up for spring. It can be hard to navigate misleading headlines and confusing data, so here’s what you should know about today’s home prices. Local price trends still vary by market. But looking at national data, Nataliya Polkovnichenko, Ph.D.,Continue reading “Wondering What’s Going on with Home Prices?”

The Spring Housing Market Could Be a Sweet Spot for Sellers

Some Highlights The biggest challenge in the housing market is how few houses there are for sale compared to the number of people who want to buy. The number of homes for sale is up from last year but below pre-pandemic numbers, and that means we’re still in a sellers’ market. The housing market needs more homes for saleContinue reading “The Spring Housing Market Could Be a Sweet Spot for Sellers”