Homeowners: Now Is A Good Time To Sell Your House

Homeowners: Now Is A Good Time To Sell Your House Every month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) releases their Seller Traffic Index as a part of their Realtors Confidence Index. In the latest release, NAR reported that homeowners have been reluctant to sell their houses. This is reflected when broken down by state. Only 11 states have a stable … Continued

What to Consider When Choosing Your Home To Retire In

What to Consider When Choosing Your Home To Retire In As more and more baby boomers enter retirement age, the question of whether they should sell their homes and move has become a hot topic. In today’s housing market climate, with low available inventory in the starter and trade-up home categories, it makes sense to … Continued

Homebuyers Shouldn’t Worry About 2008 All Over Again

Homebuyers Shouldn’t Worry About 2008 All Over Again Last week, realtor.com released a survey of active home shoppers (those who plan to purchase their next home in 1 year or less). The survey asked their opinion on an impending recession and its possible impact on the housing market. Two major takeaways from the survey: 42% believe a recession will … Continued

Data Says April is the Best Month to List Your Home for Sale

Data Says April is the Best Month to List Your Home for Sale The spring housing market is off to the races! The inventory of homes for sale is increasing, buyers are out in force, and interest rates have remained low, piquing the interest of buyers and sellers previously on the fence about making a move. New research from realtor.com shows … Continued

Tips For Selling Your House With Pets In

If you’re a pet owner, you probably love your pets – your dogs, cats, ferrets, gerbils, parakeets, or whatever. The trouble is, though, many people aren’t very fond of pets (as hard as that is to accept for many pet owners). Some people even object to outside pets. So pet owners who want to sell … Continued

Your Tax Refund Is The Key To Homeownership!

Your Tax Refund Is The Key To Homeownership! According to data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Americans can expect an estimated average refund of $3,143 this year when filing their taxes. This is down slightly from the average refund of $3,436 last year. Tax refunds are often thought of as ‘extra money’ that can be used toward larger goals. … Continued

Our Guide To Basic Homeowners Insurance Terms For Residents of

Insurance can be a maze, with terms and conditions a mile long. Understanding the difference between a deductible and a premium is important, but not always easy. Half the battle of understanding your insurance is knowing what some important homeowners insurance terms really mean. Here’s our guide to some of the basic homeowner’s insurance terms … Continued

Understanding Umbrella Insurance For Homeowners in

Your traditional homeowner’s insurance doesn’t cover every possibility. Floods, earthquakes, and excessive damage aren’t always part of your policy but can present very real dangers. To cover these potential problems, you may be considering umbrella insurance for homeowners in addition to your regular policy. Although it sounds easy enough to understand, umbrella insurance can be … Continued