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    The Biggest Issue Facing Housing in 2020

    By Sandra Lowrey | February 26, 2020

    The Biggest Issue Facing Housing Next Year This coming year the housing market will be defined by 3 things- inventory, interest rates, and appreciation.  But the biggest issue the housing market will face in 2020 is an inventory shortage.  There aren’t enough homes on the market for buyers, especially on the lower end of the market. This is... Read More

    Homes Are Selling Quickly! – Infographic

    By Sandra Lowrey | November 21, 2019

    Homes Are Selling Quickly [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: The National Association of REALTORS® surveyed their members for the release of their Confidence Index. The REALTORS® Confidence Index is a key indicator of housing market strength based on a monthly survey sent to over 50,000 real estate practitioners. Practitioners are asked about their expectations for home sales, prices, and market conditions. Homes... Read More

    Utilize These Tips When Starting Your Home Search

    By Sandra Lowrey | November 14, 2019

    5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search In today’s market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared. Here are five tips from’s article, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind.” 1. Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage Before... Read More

    Think Home Prices Have Skyrocketed? Look at Rents.

    By Sandra Lowrey | November 7, 2019

    Think Prices Have Skyrocketed? Look at Rents. Much has been written about how residential real estate values have increased since the housing market started its recovery in 2012. However, little has been shared about what has taken place with residential rental prices. Let’s shed a little light on this subject. In the most recent Apartment Rent... Read More

    Thinking of Selling Your Home? The Waiting Is The Hardest Part.

    By Sandra Lowrey | October 30, 2019

    Thinking of Selling Your Home? The Waiting Is The Hardest Part. Tom Petty famously penned the words, “the waiting is the hardest part” in his early 80’s hit song The Waiting, and his thought process can surprisingly also be applied to individuals considering selling their homes today. Traditional thinking would suggest it may be best to wait until the... Read More

    Why This Fall is a Great Time to Sell.

    By Sandra Lowrey | October 15, 2019

    4 Reasons to Sell This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: Buyers are active in the market and often competing with one another for available listings. Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply found in a normal housing market. Homes are still selling relatively quickly, averaging 31 days on the market. Read More

    These 4 Tips Will Improve Your Home & Save You Money

    By Sandra Lowrey | October 8, 2019

    4 Tips to Improve Your Home and Save on Your Energy Bill As a homeowner, it’s important to keep your home running efficiently, not only to save money, but also to help the environment thrive. October 2nd is Energy Efficiency Day, a perfect time to think about making some key upgrades that will improve the efficiency of your... Read More

    What to Expect for the Housing Market for the Rest of 2019

    By Sandra Lowrey | September 24, 2019

    Experts Predict a Strong Housing Market for the Rest of 2019 We’re in the back half of the year, and with a decline in interest rates as well as home price and wage appreciation, many are wondering what the predictions are for the remainder of 2019. Here’s what some of the experts have to say:... Read More

    Don’t let Media Overload Hamper Your Home Search

    By Sandra Lowrey | September 17, 2019

    5 Easy Steps to Avoid Overwhelm from Media Overload When someone is thinking about buying or selling a home, they want to be well-informed. They want to make the right decision for themselves and their family. They scour the internet for any information they can find about the housing market. Today, there is an abundance... Read More

    Saving for a Down Payment – Infographic

    By Sandra Lowrey | September 12, 2019

    A Latte a Day Keeps Homeownership Away [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: The pumpkin spice latte is launching soon, so you may be tempted to spend your extra cash on a daily caffeine fix, but that small expense can add up to a big number – fast! Saving for a down payment takes a little discipline, so... Read More