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Category: First Time Home Buyers

    Rent Cost is on the Rise – Is Now the Time to Buy?

    By Donnel Milam | August 6, 2021

    Are you a Renter? Now may be the perfect time for you to consider buying a home.  Rental prices have reached an all-time high according to a recent study from Realtor.com. The report found that the average rent has risen by 8.1% since 2020. In May and June, rents increased by 3.0% and 3.2% respectively,... Read More

    What It Means To Be in a Sellers’ Market

    By Donnel Milam | May 2, 2021

    If you’ve given even a casual thought to selling your house in the near future, this is the time to really think seriously about making a move. Here’s why this season is the ultimate sellers’ market and the optimal time to make sure your house is available for buyers who are looking for homes to purchase. The... Read More

    Are There Going to Be More Homes to Buy This Year?

    By Admin | February 25, 2021

    If you’re looking for a home to purchase right now and having trouble finding one, you’re not alone. At a time like this when there are so few houses for sale, it’s normal to wonder if you’ll actually find one to buy. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), across the country, inventory of available homes for sale... Read More

    3 Reasons to Be Optimistic about Real Estate in 2021

    By Admin | December 31, 2020

    This year will be remembered for many reasons, and optimism is one thing that’s been in short supply since the spring. We’re experiencing a global pandemic, social unrest, an economic downturn, and natural disasters, just to name a few. The challenges brought on by the health crisis have also forced many homeowners to reevaluate their... Read More

    How to Make a Master Bedroom Feel Like a Hotel Suite

    By Donnel Milam | December 29, 2020

    There’s just something about stepping into a luxurious hotel room that makes all of your daily stress instantly disappear. While it’s nice to get away and treat yourself for a few days, it’s even better if you can recreate the experience under your own roof. For those who want to design a master bedroom that... Read More

    What You Need to Know About Moving With a Portable Container

    By Admin | September 7, 2020

    As portable moving containers grow in popularity, it may seem like a great option for your needs. You get to bypass the tight schedule associated with moving trucks and are instead able to pack in small bursts at your own convenience. Here’s what you need to know if you’re thinking about moving with a portable... Read More

    Buying a Home Right Now: Easy? No. Smart? YES.

    By Admin | May 4, 2020

    Through all the volatility in the economy right now, some have put their search for a home on hold, yet others have not. According to ShowingTime, the real estate industry’s leading showing management technology provider, buyers have started to reappear over the last several weeks. In the latest report, they revealed: “The March ShowingTime Showing Index® recorded... Read More

    How Technology Is Enabling the Real Estate Process

    By Admin | April 13, 2020

    Today’s everyday reality is pretty different than it looked just a few weeks ago. We’re learning how to do a lot of things in new ways, from how we work remotely to how we engage with our friends and neighbors. Almost everything right now is shifting to a virtual format. One of the big changes... Read More

    House Hunting Advice for Future Buyer

    By Admin | February 26, 2020

    Sure, there are plenty of people ready to offer you advice and share stories of their home-buying experience, but you’ll need to make the final call on everything, and that often means thinking with your head and not your heart. Here are some things that you should consider when in the process of house hunting.... Read More

    Get Your Kids Involved in the Moving Process

    By Admin | February 17, 2020

    Moving from one home to another can be difficult for children, especially if you’re moving far away from your current home. It means leaving the comfort of their school and moving away from their friends. Understanding what they’re going through and making it easier for them is important. Fortunately, there are lots of ways to... Read More