2021

What is the Difference Between a Real Estate Agent and a Realtor?

Real estate is a broad and diverse field that requires different skill sets to be successful. For instance, the term "agent" can refer to both realtors and brokers. Some agents focus specifically on residential properties, commercial property, or even land deals like farms and vacant lots. The more specific you get with your skillset as an agent, the narrower your market becomes but it also increases your...

How will the new tax bill affect real estate prices?

The new tax bill will affect real estate prices by increasing the standard deduction for individual taxpayers. This means that fewer households are likely to itemize deductions, which could reduce their value of deducting mortgage interest and property taxes. On the other hand, some homeowners may be able to take advantage of deductions on personal property taxes and state income taxes.  But overall,...

What every first-time home buyer should know before they start looking for a house?

Every first-time home buyer has a lot on their mind when they start the process. They're thinking about how much money they have, what kind of house they want, and where to find it. But many other things should be taken into consideration before making an offer on a new home. It's important to know all you can about the different types of mortgages so you'll know which one is best for your...

What Makes Realtors Stand Out from the Other Professionals?

Realtors are professionals who help people buy and sell homes. They work with buyers to find the right property, negotiate the price, prepare paperwork for a successful sale, and then guide them through closing on their new home. So what makes these professionals stand out from the other professionals? When it comes to working with clients, Realtors are unmatched.  After living in their homes for...

Tips on finding the best Realtor for your needs

The Realtor is the person who will help you with all your needs when buying or selling a home. It’s important to find the best Realtor for your needs so that they can provide you with their expertise in this field, and ensure that everything goes smoothly.  There are many things to consider when choosing a real estate agent, including if they offer commission splits (which means you don't have to...

August 2021 Market Update

Note: August 2021 data below are the most recent released by the National Association of Realtors. Existing-home sales retreated in August, breaking two straight months of increases, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Each of the four major U.S. regions experienced declines on both a month-over-month and a year-over-year perspective. Total existing-home sales (transactions that include...

Some Useful Links for You to Get Started

It seems like you’re running a default WordPress website. Here are a few useful links to get you started: Migration How to use WordPress Migrator Plugin? Migrate WordPress from Siteground to Cloudways Migrate WordPress from GoDaddy to Cloudways General How do I take my website live from Cloudways? How to manage WordPress via WP-CLI on Cloudways? How to...

July 2021 Market Update

Note: July 2021 data below are the most recent released by the National Association of Realtors. Existing-home sales rose in July, marking two consecutive months of increases, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Three of the four major U.S. regions recorded modest month-over-month gains, and the fourth remained level. Figures varied from a year-over-year perspective as two regions saw...

June 2021 Market Update

Note: June 2021 data below are the most recent released by the National Association of Realtors. Existing-home sales increased in June, snapping four consecutive months of declines, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Three of the four major U.S. regions registered small month-over-month gains, while the fourth remained flat. However, all four areas notched double-digit year-over-year...

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