Buying a Home

Finding Community, Finding Home

Vector Illustration When looking for a new home, we often focus on the house itself: four bedrooms, two bathrooms, large kitchen, two car garage, two fireplaces, move-in-ready. Whatever our hopes...
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Weekly real estate market update 5/19/23 – the impact of changing mortgage rates

New listings continue to increase. So do price reductions, as multiple offers and pending sales slow a bit. We had three offers on a new listing last weekend. Still multiple...
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Buying a house via Facetime

This relocation buyer wasn’t planning to buy via FaceTime when he contacted me… they were going to start looking when they got into town several weeks later. But I connected...
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Weekly real estate market report 4/14/23 – inspections and repairs are popular again

Last week’s jump in coming soon listings became this week’s jump in new listings as other metrics dropped in this past week around Easter. Showings increased again in response to...
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Searching for MCM homes… which elements speak to you?

The supply of homes for sale is currently so low it is hard to find any home to buy… and even harder when you are searching for a specific style....
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Weekly real estate market update 4/7/23 – trying to buy? hang in there

Coming soon and pending listings shot up this week to the highest they have been since the beginning of July last summer… good news for beleaguered buyers. Coming soon listings...
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Spring Market 2023… the competition is back!

Last year about this time I wrote, “If you are wondering if this year’s market is as crazy as it was last year, the answer is yes…” …and the same...
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Weekly real estate market update 3/24/23 – what’s ahead for home prices?

Coming soon listings are increasing, which will help feed future new listings and pending sales which are in lock step. I was surprised to see multiple offers drop a bit…...
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