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    Is It Really Better To Rent Than To Own a Home Right Now?

    By Edsar De Vera | March 6, 2023

    Is It Really Better To Rent Than To Own a Home Right Now? You may have seen reports in the news recently saying it’s better to rent right now than it is to own your home. But before you let that impact your decisions, you should understand what these claims are based on. A lot of... Read More

    Where Will You Go After You Sell Your House?

    By Edsar De Vera | March 3, 2023

    Where Will You Go After You Sell Your House? [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights If you’re thinking of selling your house, be sure to explore all the options you have for your next home. Both newly built homes and existing homes offer plenty of unique benefits. If you have questions about the options in our area, let’s discuss what’s available and what’s right for you. Read More

    Equity Gains for Today’s Homeowners

    By Edsar De Vera | March 2, 2023

    Equity Gains for Today’s Homeowners Today’s homeowners are sitting on significant equity, even as home price appreciation has eased recently. If you’re a homeowner, your net worth got a boost over the past few years thanks to rising home prices. Here’s what it means for you, even as the market moderates. How Equity Has Grown in Recent... Read More

    An Expert Makes All the Difference When You Sell Your House

    By Edsar De Vera | March 1, 2023

    An Expert Makes All the Difference When You Sell Your House 1. They’re Experts on Market Trends With today’s housing market defined by change, it’s critical to work with someone who knows the latest information and how it impacts your goals. An expert real estate advisor knows about national trends and your local area too. More importantly,... Read More

    What You Should Know About Rising Mortgage Rates

    By Edsar De Vera | February 28, 2023

    What You Should Know About Rising Mortgage Rates After steadily falling over the winter, mortgage rates have started to rise in recent weeks. This is concerning to some potential homebuyers as the combination of higher mortgage rates and higher prices have made homes less affordable. So, if you’re planning to purchase a home this year, you too may be... Read More

    One Major Benefit of Investing in a Home

    By Edsar De Vera | February 28, 2023

    One Major Benefit of Investing in a Home One of the many reasons to buy a home is that it’s a major way to build wealth and gain financial stability. According to Freddie Mac: “Building equity through your monthly principal payments and appreciation is a critical part of homeownership that can help you create financial stability.” With spring... Read More

    Checklist for Selling Your House This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Edsar De Vera | February 24, 2023

    Checklist for Selling Your House This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights As you get ready to sell your house, there are specific things you can add to your to-do list. These include decluttering, taking down personal photos and items, and power washing outdoor surfaces. Let’s connect so you have advice on what you may want to do to... Read More

    How To Make Your Dream of Homeownership a Reality

    By Edsar De Vera | February 24, 2023

    How To Make Your Dream of Homeownership a Reality According to a recent Harris Poll survey, 8 in 10 Americans say buying a home is a priority, and 28 million Americans actually plan to buy within the next 12 months. Homeownership provides many financial and nonfinancial benefits, so that interest is understandable. However, it’s unlikely all 28 million Americans will... Read More

    A Smaller Home Could Be Your Best Option

    By Edsar De Vera | February 24, 2023

    A Smaller Home Could Be Your Best Option Many people are reaching the point in their lives when they need to decide where they want to live when they retire. If you’re a homeowner approaching this stage, you have several options to explore. Jessica Lautz, Deputy Chief Economist and Vice President of Research at the National... Read More

    The Two Big Issues the Housing Market’s Facing Right Now

    By Edsar De Vera | February 24, 2023

    The Two Big Issues the Housing Market’s Facing Right Now The biggest challenge the housing market’s facing is how few homes there are for sale. Mark Fleming, Chief Economist at First American, explains the root causes of today’s low supply: “Two dynamics are keeping existing-home inventory historically low – rate-locked existing homeowners and the fear of not finding something to buy.”... Read More