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Blog Posts Archive
3 Ways You Can Use Your Home Equity
Your House Could Be the #1 Item on a Homebuyer’s Wish List During the Holidays
What Buyers Need To Know About the Inventory of Homes Available for Sale
Why It May Be Time To Add Newly Built Homes to Your Search
Home Equity: A Source of Strength for Homeowners Today
VA Loans Can Help Veterans Achieve Their Dream of Homeownership
What’s Ahead for Mortgage Rates and Home Prices?
The Majority of Americans Still View Homeownership as the American Dream
3 Trends That Are Good News for Today’s Homebuyers
Applying for a Mortgage Doesn’t Have To Be Scary [INFOGRAPHIC]
Millennials Are Still a Driving Force of Today’s Buyer Demand
3 Graphs Showing Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t Like 2008
What Happens to Housing when There’s a Recession?
Pre-Approval Is a Critical First Step on Your Homebuying Journey
What’s Ahead for Home Prices?
The Latest on Supply and Demand in Housing
The Emotional and Non-financial Benefits of Homeownership
Tips For First-Time Homebuyers [INFOGRAPHIC]
Perspective Matters When Selling Your House Today
Four Things That Help Determine Your Mortgage Rate
What Are Experts Saying About the Fall Housing Market?
Saving for a Down Payment? Here’s What You Should Know.
The Journey To Buy a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]
Two Questions Every Homebuyer Should Ask Themselves Right Now
The Long-Term Benefit of Homeownership
The Cost of Waiting for Mortgage Rates To Go Down
Why Buying a Home May Make More Sense Than Renting [INFOGRAPHIC]
If You’re Thinking of Selling Your House This Fall, Hire a Pro
Why You Should Consider Condos as Part of Your Home Search
How an Expert Can Help You Understand Inflation & Mortgage Rates
The True Strength of Homeowners Today
Fall Home Selling Checklist [INFOGRAPHIC]
What Experts Say Will Happen with Home Prices Next Year
Top Reasons Homeowners Are Selling Their Houses Right Now
Watching the Stock Market? Check the Value of Your Home for Good News.
Will My House Still Sell in Today’s Market?
A Crucial First Step: Mortgage Pre-Approval [INFOGRAPHIC]
Buyers Are Regaining Some of Their Negotiation Power in Today’s Housing Market
Is the Real Estate Market Slowing Down, or Is This a Housing Bubble?
Three Things Buyers Can Do in Today’s Housing Market
Getting Your House Ready To Sell? Work with an Agent for Expert Advice
New Episode of Sit Down With The Soekawa's Is Now Available On Spotify!
Why It’s So Important To Hire a Pro [INFOGRAPHIC]
Should I Sell My House This Year?
Expert Forecasts on Mortgage Rates
How Owning a Home Builds Your Net Worth
Honoring the American Workforce
We Made A Podcast! Introducing 'Sit Down With The Soekawa's!'
Here’s Why It’s Still a Sellers’ Market [INFOGRAPHIC]
New Homes May Have the Incentives You’re Looking for Today
Buyers: You May Face Less Competition as Bidding Wars Ease
What’s Actually Happening with Home Prices Today?
A Trusted Real Estate Advisor Provides Expert Advice
What Does a Recession Mean for the Housing Market? [INFOGRAPHIC]
Why You May Want To Start Your Home Search Today
Why Today’s Housing Inventory Proves the Market Isn’t Headed for a Crash
What Sellers Need To Know in Today’s Housing Market
3 Tips for Buying a Home Today
Why a Home Inspection Is Important [INFOGRAPHIC]
Planning To Retire? Your Equity Can Help You Reach Your Goal.
Experts Increase 2022 Home Price Projections
What Would a Recession Mean for the Housing Market?
The U.S. Homeownership Rate Is Growing
Why Experts Say the Housing Market Won’t Crash [INFOGRAPHIC]
What Does the Rest of the Year Hold for Home Prices?
Is the Shifting Market a Challenge or an Opportunity for Homebuyers?
Selling Your House? Your Asking Price Matters More Now Than Ever
Why the Forbearance Program Changed the Housing Market
Housing Market Forecast for the Rest of 2022 [INFOGRAPHIC]
Why It’s Still a Sellers’ Market
Buying a Home May Make More Financial Sense Than Renting One
3 Graphs To Show This Isn’t a Housing Bubble
Why Are People Moving Today?
Three Reasons To Buy a Home in Today’s Shifting Market [INFOGRAPHIC]
A Real Estate Professional Helps You Separate Fact from Fiction
Want To Buy a Home? Now May Be the Time.
A Window of Opportunity for Homebuyers
What’s Causing Ongoing Home Price Appreciation?
Great News About Housing Inventory [INFOGRAPHIC]
Think Home Prices Are Going To Fall? Think Again
Should You Buy a Home with Inflation This High?
Why Pre-Approval Is a Game Changer for Homebuyers
Wondering Where You’ll Move if You Sell Your House Today?
Should I Rent or Should I Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]
Housing Experts Say This Isn’t a Bubble
Should I Buy a Home Right Now?
Expert Housing Market Forecasts for the Second Half of the Year
The Drop in Mortgage Rates Brings Good News for Homebuyers
Why Growing Home Equity Is Great News if You Plan To Move [INFOGRAPHIC]
What Does an Economic Slowdown Mean for the Housing Market?
How Your Equity Can Grow over Time
Is Homeownership Still the American Dream?
Real Estate Consistently Voted Best Investment [INFOGRAPHIC]
If You’re Selling Your House This Summer, Hiring a Pro Is Critical
Homeownership Could Be in Reach with Down Payment Assistance Programs
A Key Opportunity for Homebuyers
Two Reasons Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t a Bubble
Why an Agent Is Essential When Pricing Your House [INFOGRAPHIC]
Homeownership Is a Great Hedge Against the Impact of Rising Inflation
Things To Avoid After Applying for a Home Loan
The Average Homeowner Gained $64K in Equity over the Past Year
Why Achieving the Dream of Homeownership Can Be More Difficult for Some Americans
More Listings Are Coming onto the Market [INFOGRAPHIC]
Home Price Deceleration Doesn’t Mean Home Price Depreciation
A Majority of Consumers Say It’s a Good Time To Sell Your House
More Americans Choose Real Estate as the Best Investment Than Ever Before
What Are the Best Options for Today’s First-Time Homebuyers?
Why the Growing Number of Homes for Sale Is Good for Your Move Up
Why You Need an Expert To Determine the Right Price for Your House
History Proves Recession Doesn’t Equal a Housing Crisis [INFOGRAPHIC]
How Homeownership Impacts You
Why Home Loans Today Aren’t What They Were in the Past
What Does the Rest of the Year Hold for the Housing Market?
How Buying or Selling a Home Benefits the Economy and Your Community
Sellers Have an Opportunity with Today’s Home Prices
Work With a Real Estate Professional if You Want the Best Advice
How Homeownership Can Bring You Joy
Why Rising Mortgage Rates Push Buyers off the Fence
If You’re a Homeowner, You Have Incredible Leverage When You Sell Today
Should You Update Your House Before Selling? Ask a Real Estate Professional. [INFOGRAPHIC]
What You Actually Need To Know About the Number of Foreclosures in Today’s Housing Market
Are There More Homes Coming to the Market?
Your House Could Be Closer To List-Ready Than You Think
Things That Could Help You Win a Bidding War on a Home
Give Your Curb Appeal a Boost Before You Sell [INFOGRAPHIC]
How Homeownership Can Help Shield You from Inflation
Is It Enough To Offer Asking Price in Today's Housing Market?
Myths About Today's Housing Market [INFOGRAPHIC]
Why This Housing Market Is Not a Bubble Ready To Pop
Why Pre-Approval Is an Important Step for Today's Homebuyers
Is It Time To Buy a Smaller Home?
What Is Multigenerational Housing? [INFOGRAPHIC]
On the Fence of Whether or Not To Move This Spring? Consider This.
Why a Real Estate Professional Is Key When Selling Your House
Using Your Tax Refund To Achieve Your Homeownership Goals This Year
Do You Know How Much Equity You Have in Your Home? [INFOGRAPHIC]
The Future of Home Price Appreciation and What It Means for You
What You Need To Budget for When Buying a Home
Balancing Your Wants and Needs as a Homebuyer Today
It's Still a Sellers' Market [INFOGRAPHIC]
There Are Several Great Reasons To Consider Buying a Condo Today
What's Happening with Mortgage Rates and Where Will They Go from Here?
The Best Week To List Your House Is Just Around the Corner
A Key to Building Wealth is Homeownership
How an Energy Efficient Home Can Be a Bright Idea
What You Can Expect from the Spring Housing Market
Did Your Dream Home Just Come on the Market?
Supply and Demand in Today’s Market
Are Home Prices Continuing To Rise?
Down Payment Assistance Programs Can Help You Achieve Homeownership
An Expert Advisor Will Give You the Best Advice in Today’s Market
Millennials: Do You Need a Home with More Space?
The Difference Between Renting and Owning
The #1 Reason to Sell Your House Today
How Supply and Demand Can Impact Your Buying and Selling Goals
The Perks of Owning More Than One Home
Real Estate Voted the Best Investment Eight Years in a Row
What’s Driving Today’s High Buyer Demand?
4 Simple Graphs Showing Why This Is Not a Housing Bubble
More People Are Planning To Buy a Home Soon
What Every Seller Needs To Know About Renovating This Year
Are You Ready To Fall in Love with Homeownership?
How To Win as a Buyer in a Sellers’ Market
Want Top Dollar for Your House? Now’s the Time To List It.
The Path To Homeownership Can Be Steeper for Some Americans
Don’t Let Student Loans Delay Your Homeownership Dreams
Consumers Agree: It’s a Good Time To Sell
How Remote Work Impacts Your Home Search
Millions of Americans Have Discovered the Benefits of Multigenerational Households
The Top Indicator if You Want To Know Where Mortgage Rates Are Heading
Why a Move Could Bring You More Happiness This Year
Owning Is More Affordable than Renting in the Majority of the Country
Why Your Home Inspection Matters
Why Right Now Is a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for Sellers
Are You a Homeowner Thinking About Climate Change?
The Next Generation of Homebuyers Is Here
Why Pre-Approval Is Key for Homebuyers in 2022
What Have Americans Chose as the Best Investment?
Buyers Want To Know: Why Is Housing Supply Still So Low?
With Mortgage Rates Climbing, Now’s the Time To Act
Sellers: Don’t Wait Until Spring To Make Your Move
Achieving the Dream of Homeownership
When Is The Right Time to Sell?
What’s Going To Happen with Home Prices This Year?
Two Ways Homebuyers Can Win in Today's Market
Why Inflation Shouldn’t Stop You from Buying a Home in 2022
Real Estate Professionals Are Experts at Keeping You Safe When You Sell
How To Hit Your Homebuying Goals This Year
There Won't Be a Wave of Foreclosures in the Housing Market
Why Waiting To Sell Your House Could Cost You a Small Fortune
Avoid the Rental Trap in 2022
How Much Do You Need for Your Down Payment?
Why Selling Your House with a Real Estate Professional Is Essential
Expert Insights on the 2022 Housing Market
5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer on a Home
Key Things To Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage
When a House Becomes a Home
The Perks of Putting 20% Down on a Home
The Average Homeowner Gained $56,700 in Equity over the Past Year
Homebuyers: Be Ready To Act This Winter
2022 Housing Market Forecast
Homebuyers Are Going on a Shopping Spree This Winter
What Everyone Wants To Know: Will Home Prices Decline in 2022?
Advice for First-Generation Homebuyers
If You Think the Housing Market Will Slow This Winter, Think Again.
A Happy Tail: Pets and the Homebuying Process
Two Reasons Why Waiting To Buy a Home Will Cost You
Struggling To Find a Home To Buy? New Construction May Be an Option.
Why It Just Became Much Easier To Buy a Home
Win When You Sell (And When You Move)
A Checklist for Selling Your House This Winter
Tips for Single Homebuyers: How To Make Your Dream a Reality
How To Think Strategically as a Buyer in Today’s Market
Home is Where the Heart is More Than Ever This Year
Why Now is a Great Time to Sell Your House
How Smart Buyers Are Approaching Rising Mortgage Rates
Don’t Believe Everything You Read: The Truth Many Headlines Overlook
4 Ways Homeowners Can Use Their Equity
Your Journey to Homeownership
Home Sales About To Surge? We May See a Winter Like Never Before.
Retirement May Be Changing What You Need in a Home
Sellers: You'll Likely Get Multiple Strong Offers This Season
4 Things Every Renter Needs To Consider
Should I Update My House Before Selling?
VA Loans: Helping Veterans Achieve Their Homeownership Dreams
What’s Happening with Home Prices?
How Sellers Win When Housing Inventory Is Low
Two Graphs That Show Why You Shouldn’t Be Upset About 3% Mortgage Rates
Numbers Don’t Lie – It’s Still a Great Time To Sell
Why a Wave of Foreclosures Is Not on the Way
Experts Project Mortgage Rates Will Continue To Rise in 2022
Sellers Have Incredible Leverage in Today’s Market
Renters Missed Out on $51,500 This Past Year
The Mortgage Process Doesn't Have To Be Scary
Does Your House Have What Buyers Want?
Housing Challenge or Housing Opportunity? It Depends.
There Are More Homes Available Now than There Were This Spring
Knowledge Is Power When It Comes to Appraisals and Inspections
Your Home Equity Is Growing
Important Distinction: Homes Are Less Affordable, Not Unaffordable
Looking To Move? It Could Be Time To Build Your Dream Home.
What Does the Future Hold for Home Prices?
Sellers: Your House Could Be an Oasis for Buyers Seeking More Options
Homebuyer Tips for Finding the One
What Do Past Years Tell Us About Today’s Real Estate Market?
The Big Question: Should You Renovate or Move?
Don’t Wait for a Lower Mortgage Rate – It Could Cost You
Experts Agree: Homeownership Provides a Path to Long-Term Wealth
What’s Causing Today’s Competitive Real Estate Market?
111,285 Reasons You Should Buy a Home This Year
What Do Supply and Demand Tell Us About Today’s Housing Market?
The Main Key To Understanding The Rise In Mortgage Rates
4 Tips To Prep for Your Home Sale This Fall
Reasons Renters Buy
As Home Equity Rises, So Does Your Wealth
Don't Tackle Selling Your Home on Your Own - an Agent Can Help
Early October Is The Sweet Spot For Buyers
If You’re a Buyer, Is Offering Asking Price Enough?
It’s Still a Sellers’ Market
Two Reasons Why Waiting a Year To Buy Could Cost You
Is a 20% Down Payment Really Necessary To Purchase a Home?
Remote Work Is Here To Stay. Can Your Home Deliver the Space You Need?
Is it Time To Move on to a New Home?
Have You Ever Seen a Housing Market Like This?
Is the Number of Homes For Sale Finally Growing?
5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer
The Truth About Today’s Buyer Demand
Why It’s Still Safe To Sell Your Home
Fact or Fiction: Homebuyer Edition
Home Price Appreciation Is Skyrocketing in 2021. What About 2022?
Understand Your Options to Avoid Foreclosure
Reasons You Should Consider Selling This Fall
Honoring the American Workforce
Your Agent Is Key When Pricing Your House
5 Reasons Today’s Housing Market Is Anything but Normal
What You Can Do Right Now To Prepare for Homeownership
What Buyers and Sellers Need To Know About the Appraisal Gap
The Difference in Net Worth Between Homeowners and Renters Is Widening
Your Checklist To Get Ready To Sell
If Housing Affordability Is About the Money, Don’t Forget This.
Why 2021 Is Still the Year To Sell Your House
What To Do with Your Vacation Home as Summer Ends
What Do Experts Say About Today’s Mortgage Rates?
Options for First-Time Homebuyers
More Young People Are Buying Homes
Real Estate: It’s Still a Lack of Supply, Not a Lack of Demand
What Does Being in a Sellers’ Market Mean?
A Look at Home Price Appreciation and What It Means for Sellers
Sellers Are in a Sweet Spot
The Best Use of Time (and Money) When It Comes to Renovations
Are Houses Less Affordable Than They Were in Past Decades?
Looking for a Place To Call Home? Consider a Condominium.
The Community and Economic Impacts of a Home Sale
Ready To Sell, but Don’t Know Where You’ll Go?
Surprising Shift Favors Homeowners: Buyers Now Prefer Existing Homes
Sellers: Make Today’s Home Price Appreciation Work for You
With Rents on the Rise – Is Now the Time To Buy?
Key Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying a Home
Waiting To Buy a Home Could Cost You
Home Sellers: There Is an Extra Way To Welcome Home Our Veterans
4 Reasons Why the End of Forbearance Will Not Lead to a Wave of Foreclosures
A Look at Housing Supply and What It Means for Sellers
3 Hot Topics in the Housing Market Right Now
The language of buying and selling a home may sound scary at first, but knowing how key terms relate to today’s market can help you. If you have questions about today's market, give me a call! I would be happy to answer them for you!
Today’s Real Estate Market Explained Through 4 Key Trends
Remote Work Has Changed Our Home Needs. Is It Time for Your Home To Change, Too?
3 Charts That Show This Isn’t a Housing Bubble
What You Should Do Before Interest Rates Rise
Experts Agree: Options Are Improving for Buyers
Diving Deep into Today’s Biggest Buyer Concerns
Housing Supply Is Rising. What Does That Mean for You?
Why This Isn’t Your Typical Summer Housing Market
4 Major Incentives To Sell This Summer
Your Home Equity Can Take You Places
Selling Your House? Make Sure You Price It Right.
The Truths Young Homebuyers Need To Hear
A Look at Home Price Appreciation Through 2025
Home Builders Ramp Up Construction Based on Demand
Happy Independence Day!
Are We in a Housing Bubble? Experts Say No.
What Do Experts See on the Horizon for the Second Half of the Year?
What To Expect as Appraisal Gaps Grow
Save Time and Effort by Selling with an Agent
Homebuyers: Hang in There
Demand for Vacation Homes Is Still Strong
Homeowner Wealth Increases Through Growing Equity This Year
Pre-Approval Makes All the Difference When Buying a Home
5 Things Homebuyers Need To Know When Making an Offer
Owning a Home Has Distinct Financial Benefits Over Renting
Housing Wealth: The Missing Piece of the Affordability Equation
Don’t Wait To Sell Your House
Hope Is on the Horizon for Today’s Housing Shortage
The Right Expert Will Guide You Through This Unprecedented Market
Have Your Day in the Sun by Moving Up This Summer
Why This Is Not Like 2008 Again
Home Price Appreciation Is as Simple as Supply and Demand
In Today's Market, Listing Prices are like Auction's Reserve Prices
Why You May Want to Cash in on your Second Home?
Top Reasons to Own a Home
Dreaming of a Bigger Home? Why Not Move This Year?
What's Motivating People to Move?
National Homeownership month
Homes Across Country Are Selling Fast
How Misunderstandings about Affordability Could Cost You
Buying a Home Is Still Affordable
Where Do Experts Say the Housing Market Is Heading?
3 Things To Prioritize When Selling Your House
Americans Choose Real Estate as the Best Investment
Should I Move or Refinance?
Sellers Are Ready To Enter the Housing Market
Americans See Real Estate as a Better Investment Than Stocks or Gold
Don’t Forget to Budget for Closing Costs
When It Comes To Selling a House, Your Time Is Money
Your House Could Be the Oasis in an Inventory Desert
It’s Not Too Late To Apply For Forbearance
Experts Say Home Prices Will Continue to Appreciate
3 Graphs Showing Why You Should Sell Your House Now
Why Waiting to Buy a Home Could Cost You a Small Fortune
Are Interest Rates Expected to Rise Over the Next Year?
4 Big Incentives for Homeowners to Sell Now
Americans Find the Nonfinancial Benefits of Homeownership Most Valuable
Is Home Price Appreciation Accelerating Again?
Patience Is the Key to Buying a Home This Year
Will the Housing Market Maintain Its Momentum?
4 Tips to Maximize the Sale of Your House
This Isn’t a Bubble. It’s Simply Lack of Supply
Don’t Be Fooled by Remarkable Real Estate Headlines
Planning to Move? You Can Still Secure a Low Mortgage Rate on Your Next Home
82,338 Great Reasons to Buy a Home Today
How Much Time Do You Need To Save for a Down Payment?
Home Is Where the Heart Is
Why This Is a Great Year to Sell Your Vacation Home
93% of Americans Believe a Home Is a Better Investment Than Stocks
Some Buyers Prefer Smaller Homes
4 Major Reasons Households in Forbearance Won’t Lose Their Homes to Foreclosure
Multigenerational Housing Is Gaining Momentum
Homeownership Is Full of Financial Benefits
Latest Jobs Report: What Does It Mean for You & the Housing Market?
Don’t Sell on Your Own Just Because It’s a Sellers’ Market
Your Tax Refund and Stimulus Savings May Help You Achieve Homeownership This Year
Buyer Competition Is Good News for Sellers
There’s No Reason To Panic Over Today’s Lending Standards
Is Homeownership Still Considered Part of the American Dream?
How a Change in Mortgage Rate Impacts Your Homebuying Budget
Will Increasing Mortgage Rates Impact Home Prices?
Common Things to Look Out for Before Buying Your Dream Home
Why You Should Consider Selling in the Winter
Is Getting a Home Mortgage Still Too Difficult?