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Monthly Archives: October 2020

    Three Ways Low Inventory Is a Win for Sellers

    By Brian Ladd | October 29, 2020

    The number of houses for sale today is significantly lower than the high buyer activity in the current housing market. According to Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “There is no shortage of hopeful, potential buyers, but inventory is historically low.” When the demand for homes is higher than what’s available for sale, it’s a great... Read More

    Americans Are Gaining Confidence in the Economy

    By Brian Ladd | October 20, 2020

    The September Jobs Report issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the unemployment rate dropped to 7.9%. Though that percentage is well below what experts projected earlier this year, it still means millions of people are without work. There’s no way to minimize the tremendous impact this pandemic-induced recession continues to have on many Americans. However, the... Read More

    The #1 Reason Not to Wait to List Your House for Sale

    By Brian Ladd | October 14, 2020

    Many industries have been devastated by the economic shutdown caused by the COVID-19 virus. Real estate is not one of them. Mark Fleming, Chief Economist for First American, just reported: “Since hitting a low point during the initial stages of the pandemic, the only major industry to display immunity to the economic impacts of the coronavirus is the housing market. Housing... Read More

    Why Pricing Your House Right Is Essential

    By Brian Ladd | October 5, 2020

    In today’s real estate market, setting the right price for your house is one of the most valuable things you can do. According to the U.S. Economic Outlook by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), existing home prices nationwide are forecasted to increase 4.7% in 2020 and 4.1% in 2021. This means experts anticipate home values will continue climbing into next year.... Read More

    Rising Home Equity Can Power Your Next Move [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Brian Ladd | October 2, 2020

    Some Highlights According to CoreLogic, homeowners across the country are gaining significant equity. Over the past year, the average homeowner gained $9,800 in equity, growing their overall net worth. If you’re ready to sell your house and begin looking for your dream home, let’s connect to plan how your equity can make that possible. Read More

    How Homeownership Multiplies Your Net Worth

    By Brian Ladd | October 1, 2020

    Homeowners have a net worth that is 40 times greater than that of renters. Let’s connect so we can begin planning your first step toward building your financial future.   Fill out my online form. Read More

    Buyers Are Finding More Space in the Luxury Home Market

    By Brian Ladd | October 1, 2020

    A year ago, additional space and extra amenities had a very different feel for homebuyers. Today, the health crisis has brought to light how valuable more square footage and carefully designed floorplans can be. Home offices, multi-purpose rooms, gyms, and theaters are becoming more popular, and some families are finding the space they need for... Read More