2022 Housing Market There has been talk in the news recently about rising inflation, and we have all experienced cost increases over the last few months. National news articles predict the real estate market will ease in 2022; meaning slower home price appreciation and fewer multiple offers. What ... » Learn More about 2022 Housing Market and Inflation
How to Sell Your Home in the Winter
How to Sell Your Home in the Winter Sell your home in the winter - This post was updated on December 17, 2019, to reflect new information and real estate trends! Spring and summer see a flurry of activity in the housing market. Winter is traditionally a slower time, but “slower” usually refers to ... » Learn More about How to Sell Your Home in the Winter
2019 Spring Market Update – Durham/Chapel Hill
Spring is just on the horizon, and as the weather heats up, so will the housing market in Durham and Chapel Hill. While the number of new listings is expected to climb in the coming months, so will buyer demand, as people plan their moves for the end of the school year. Given that contract to close ... » Learn More about 2019 Spring Market Update – Durham/Chapel Hill
What Location Factors are Top Considerations for Buyers?
Do buyers care about school districts even if they do not have school-aged children living in their homes? How important is it for buyers to live close to where they work? Is the old real estate saying "location, location, location" still accurate? You bet! NAR’s 2018 third quarter Housing ... » Learn More about What Location Factors are Top Considerations for Buyers?
What to do When You have Just Under 20% Down Payment for Your Mortgage
Buyers try to put 20% down on their mortgage so they can avoid PMI - Private Mortgage Insurance. Sometimes it is hard to do because as interest rates start to rise, buyers are eager to buy now rather than wait to save more money. Rents are increasing so that slows down amount some buyers can save ... » Learn More about What to do When You have Just Under 20% Down Payment for Your Mortgage