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Buyers Are Looking Now. Are You Ready to List Your Home?

Inventory on the market today is low, especially among existing homes in the entry and middle-level tiers of the market. It is hovering well below the 6-month supply typically found in a more normal market, as shown in the graph below: With inventory being one of the biggest housing market challenges today, finding a starter […] Continue reading →

Beauty on a Budget! 10 Victorians Priced Under $150K

realtor.com Victorian homes in the United States have been wildly popular since the late 1800s, precisely because they are built to last. The rise of mass production of modular building parts, delivered by rail, enabled Americans around the turn of the century to create their own unique home designs, riffing on the Victorian blueprint. As […] Continue reading →

Expert Advice: 3 Benefits to Owning a Home

Success is something often worth repeating, and Brent Sutherland, a Certified Financial Planner and Real Estate Investor, has certainly made his way in a momentum-driving direction. Here are 3 tips he shares from a recent piece in Business Insider on the benefits of owning real estate: 1. Real estate diversifies your income “While it is […] Continue reading →

8 Best Black Friday Deals to Get Your Home Holiday-Ready

Black Friday is known for frenetic crowds, deep price cuts, and stress-inducing lines—but it’s all worth it when you snag a screaming deal on something you’ve been eyeing all year, right? And with the holiday season in full swing, there’s just so much a home needs to get decked out and ready for guests. Plus, […] Continue reading →

2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

In a recent article, First American shared how millennials are not really any different from previous generations when it comes to the goal of homeownership; it is still a huge part of their American Dream. The piece, however, also reveals,  “Saving for a down payment is one of the biggest obstacles faced by first-time home […] Continue reading →

8 Ridiculous Items Marie Kondo Wants You to Clutter Your Home With

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic; konmari.com Love her or loathe her, organizing guru Marie Kondo knows a thing or two about decluttering. She’s single-handedly responsible for the extra space in the closets of millions of Americans thanks to the KonMari Method. This signature style of cleaning found a global audience thanks to her best-selling book, “The Life-Changing Magic of […] Continue reading →

As Southern Cities Sprawl, People Are Bumping Into More Bears

Jim Bounds/Raleigh News & Observer/Tribune News Service via Getty Images ASHEVILLE, N.C.—The population is booming in this mountain city—for both humans and bears. Hundreds of black bears are building dens within Asheville’s city limits, roaming streets based on garbage-pickup schedules and scavenging in backyards for bird seed. Bears are particularly hungry this time of year, […] Continue reading →