Real Estate Blog

The Enormous Divide Between the Headline and the Truth

Even back in the mid-1800s, people knew that negative news sells. That is still true today. All forms of media realize that they will get more eyeballs, ...

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Homeownership is a Cornerstone of the American Dream

“The rumors of my death are greatly exaggerated.” - Mark Twain

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Homebuyers Shouldn’t Worry About 2008 All Over Again

42% believe a recession will occur this year or next (another 16% said 2021) 59% believe the housing market would fare the same or worse than it did ...

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How to Get a Better Perspective on Affordability

Headlines spotlight the fact that buying a home is less affordable today than it was at any other time in more than a decade. Those headlines are ...

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Mortgage Minute - PMI Rates?

Oh how my clients hate PMI! PMI is there for a reason as it insures lenders against losses and lenders would not be doing low down payment loans at ...

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Will Your Current House Fit Your Needs in Retirement?

As more and more baby boomers enter retirement age, the question of whether or not to sell their homes and move will become a hot topic. In today’s ...

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REAL ESTATE NEWSLETTER - APR 2019

Welcome to the month of April. By the time you are reading this, you will be deep into it. That means I can’t play any April Fool jokes on you. Never ...

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Choosing the Right Qualified Intermediary

The 1031 exchange Qualified Intermediary (often referred to in the real estate industry as an Accommodator or Facilitator) plays a critical role in ...

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Millionaire To Millennials: Don’t Get Stuck Renting A Home… Buy One!

In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “The biggest mistake millennials are making is not buying their first home.” He ...

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Homebuyers Willing to Sacrifice ‘Must-Haves’ in Favor of Good School Districts

It should come as no surprise that buying a home in a good school district is important to homebuyers. According to a report from Realtor.com, 86% ...

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