I just read an interesting article about real estate trends. They mentioned WINKs - Women with Income and No Kids. Do you know any WINKs? The article predicts that by 2015 40% of Gen Y households will be WINKs. Gen Y are people born between 1981-1999. The article goes on to say that this group ... » Learn More about What’s a WINK? Are You a WINK?
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Hi this is Amy Shair. I’ve been out showing buyers some properties recently, and I wonder if buyers are forgetting about something...Location, location, location. You know buyers are talking about getting the best price, they're talking about getting the best looking house in terms of curb ... » Learn More about Does Location, Location, Location matter to Buyers?
In part 1, we reviewed three reasons why homebuyers are on the fence: 1) Waiting for the good deal, 2) Confusing and conflicting media information and 3) Waiting for the real estate market to hit bottom. Now here are reasons 4 - 6 why buyers are on the fence: 4) Fear of Losing Their Job Buyers ... » Learn More about 6 Reasons Why Buyers are on the Fence – Part Two
Hi this is Amy Shair at www.AmyShair.com, when I show property I get asked all the time how much it’s going to cost to upgrade a kitchen. So I thought I would take a couple of minutes and go through the breakdown of the top things buyers are looking for and the average cost of the kitchen ... » Learn More about Is the Kitchen Upgrade Worth it? Top 3 Things Buyers Look For in a Kitchen
The fence is not a comfortable place. It’s not designed for sitting. Yet, many buyers in today’s real estate market are doing just that. Buyers are not ready to make an offer or they have made an offer and cannot successfully negotiate an acceptable contract with the seller. 1) The Media The ... » Learn More about 6 Reasons Why Homebuyers Are Sitting on the Fence – Part One