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Monthly Archives: April 2022

    What You Need To Know About Selling in a Seller’s Market

    By Kimmer Plunk | April 28, 2022

    Even if you haven’t been following real estate news, you’ve likely heard about the current sellers’ market. That’s because there’s a lot of talk about how strong market conditions are for people who want to sell their houses. But if you’re thinking about listing your house, you probably want to know: what does being in... Read More

    Is It Enough To Offer Asking Price in Today’s Housing Market?

    By Kimmer Plunk | April 27, 2022

    If you’re planning to buy a home this season, you’re probably thinking about what you’ll need to do to get your offer accepted. In previous years, it was common for buyers to try and determine how much less than the asking price they could offer to still get the home. The buyer and seller would... Read More

    How Homeownership Can Help Shield You from Inflation

    By Kimmer Plunk | April 26, 2022

    If you’re following along with the news today, you’ve likely heard about rising inflation. You’re also likely feeling the impact in your day-to-day life as prices go up for gas, groceries, and more. These rising consumer costs can put a pinch on your wallet and make you re-evaluate any big purchases you have planned to... Read More

    Eco-friendly Upgrades That Pay for Themselves

    By Kimmer Plunk | April 22, 2022

    Reducing your home’s carbon footprint has a host of benefits, from savings on the operation of your home’s systems to reducing their impact on the environment. However, many environmentally responsible choices are expensive and it can feel overwhelming to try to retrofit your existing home with eco-friendly changes. The good news is that there are... Read More

    Why This Housing Market Is Not a Bubble Ready To Pop

    By Kimmer Plunk | April 21, 2022

    Homeownership has become a major element in achieving the American Dream. A recent report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) finds that over 86% of buyers agree homeownership is still the American Dream. Prior to the 1950s, less than half of the country owned their own home. However, after World War II, many returning... Read More

    The Ultimate Home Financing Guide

    By Kimmer Plunk | April 18, 2022

    Congratulations! You’re ready to buy a home. But before you start scouring the MLS, you need to secure a home loan. Use this guide to learn about some of the most common types of mortgages and which one works best for you. The three most popular types of loans: Fixed-Rate MortgageThis is the most common... Read More

    On the Fence of Whether or Not To Move This Spring? Consider This.

    By Kimmer Plunk | April 14, 2022

    If you’re thinking of selling your house, it may be because you’ve heard prices are rising, listings are going fast, and sellers are getting multiple offers on their homes. But why are conditions so good for sellers today? And what can you expect when you move? To help answer both of those questions, let’s turn... Read More

    Why a Real Estate Professional Is Key When Selling Your House

    By Kimmer Plunk | April 13, 2022

    With today’s real estate market moving as fast as it is, working with a real estate professional is more essential than ever. They have the skills, experience, and expertise it takes to navigate the highly detailed and involved process of selling a home. That may be why the percentage of people who list their houses... Read More

    Using Your Tax Refund To Achieve Your Homeownership Goals This Year

    By Kimmer Plunk | April 12, 2022

    If you’re buying or selling a home this year, you’re likely saving up for a variety of expenses. For buyers, that might include things like your down payment and closing costs. And for sellers, you’re probably working on a bit of spring cleaning and maintenance to spruce up your house before you list it. Either... Read More

    Spring Cleaning Checklist for Sellers

    By Kimmer Plunk | April 8, 2022

    Some Highlights If you’re thinking about selling your house this spring, here are some things you’ll want to tackle before you list. Spend your time on tasks that make it feel inviting, show it’s cared for, and boost your curb appeal. To determine the full list of things you’ll want to tackle for your home,... Read More