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Prioritizing Your Wants and Needs as a Homebuyer in Today’s Market

By Robert DeVore | Dec 5, 2022

There’s no denying mortgage rates are higher now than they were last year. And if you’re thinking about buying a home, this may be top of mind for you. That’s because those higher rates impact how much it costs to borrow money for your home loan. As you set out to make a purchase this […]

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Winter Home Selling Checklist

By Robert DeVore | Dec 2, 2022

Some Highlights As you get ready to sell your house, focus on tasks that make it inviting, show it’s cared for, and boost your curb appeal. This list will help you get started, but don’t forget, a real estate professional will provide other helpful tips based on your specific situation. Let’s connect so you have […]

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What You Want To Know If You’re Pursuing Your Dream of Homeownership

By Robert DeVore | Dec 1, 2022

If you’re a young adult, you may be thinking about your goals and priorities for the months and years ahead. And if homeownership ranks high on your goal sheet, you’re in good company. Many of your peers are also pursuing their dream of owning a home. The 2022 Millennial & Gen Z Borrower Sentiment Report […]

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Why There Won’t Be a Flood of Foreclosures Coming to the Housing Market

By Robert DeVore | Nov 30, 2022

With the rapid shift that’s happened in the housing market this year, some people are raising concerns that we’re destined for a repeat of the crash we saw in 2008. But in truth, there are many key differences between what’s happening today and the bubble in the early 2000s. One of the reasons this isn’t […]

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Your House Could Be the #1 Item on a Homebuyer’s Wish List During the Holidays

By Robert DeVore | Nov 28, 2022

Each year, homeowners planning to make a move are faced with a decision: sell their house during the holidays or wait. And others who have already listed their homes may think about removing their listings and waiting until the new year to go back on the market. The truth is many buyers want to purchase […]

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Home Sweet Home: The Emotional Benefits of Homeownership

By Robert DeVore | Nov 28, 2022

Some Highlights While there are many financial perks to owning a home, there are also powerful non-financial benefits to consider if you’re thinking about making a move. Homeownership allows you to express yourself, gives you greater privacy and comfort, enhances your connection to your community and loved ones, and is an achievement to feel proud […]

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Build Your Net Worth Through Equity

By Robert DeVore | Nov 28, 2022

If you’ve set out to buy a home, you’re likely balancing your own needs with higher mortgage rates and today’s home prices. That can feel challenging. But know that making a purchase today can pay off in the long run as you build your net worth through equity.

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What Buyers Need To Know About the Inventory of Homes Available for Sale

By Robert DeVore | Nov 23, 2022

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’re likely trying to juggle your needs, current mortgage rates, home prices, your schedule, and more to try to decide if you want to jump into the market. If this sounds like you, here’s one key factor that could help you with your decision: there are more homes for […]

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What Homeowners Want To Know About Selling in Today’s Market

By Robert DeVore | Nov 22, 2022

If you’re thinking about selling your house, you’re likely hearing about the cooling housing market and wondering what that means for you. While it’s not the peak intensity we saw during the pandemic, we’re still in a sellers’ market. That means you haven’t missed your window. Realtor.com explains: “. . . while prospective home sellers […]

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