Categories for Seller Advice

Foreclosures Not Expected

Home Equity: A Source of Strength for Homeowners Today Experts agree there’s no chance of a large-scale foreclosure crisis like we saw back in 2008, and that’s good news for the housing market. As Mark Fleming, Chief Economist at First American, says: “. . . don’t expect a housing bust like the mid-2000s, ...

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LOCO Sept Sales Stats

Detailed Charts of the LOCO housing stats from September are here. Here is what you need to know. – Median Sales Price – there were no drastic price drops. Most areas are still above where we were this time last year and in the areas where prices are lower, it ...

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Time To Downsize?

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Retirement Goals

Planning To Retire? Your Equity Can Help You Reach Your Goal. Whether you’ve just retired or you’re thinking about retirement, you may be considering your options and trying to picture a whole new stage of your life. And you’re not alone. Research from the Retirement Industry Trust Association (RITA) shows 10,000 Baby Boomers reach ...

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What Sellers Need To Know

What Sellers Need To Know in Today’s Housing Market If you’re thinking about selling your house, you may have heard about the housing market slowing down in recent months. While it’s still a sellers’ market, the peak frenzy the market saw over the past two years has cooled some. If you’re ...

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Is It Time To Downsize?

There’s a host of reasons for downsizing to a smaller home. You might want to pocket the savings and build upon your nest egg. Maybe you’re ready for a new adventure and eager to move to a high-rise condo in the city. Or finally—the kids have flown the coop, and ...

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Countryside Homes Up 10%

For the 2nd quarter of 2022 in Countryside, on average, home prices are up 10% from this time last year. We anticipate that prices will level off (not drop) and get back to pre-pandemic appreciation averages of 3-5% / year.   But are you worried about what the potential recession ...

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Recession Does Not Mean Housing Crash

All of the headlines are talking about a recession and for many of us, we fear that must mean a housing crash as well. Fortunately, the experts say this is not the case because what caused the crash in 2007/2008 is not what is happening in our current market. History ...

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Experts Say This Isn’t A Bubble

2 Reasons Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t a Bubble You may be reading headlines and hearing talk about a potential housing bubble or a crash, but it’s important to understand that the data and expert opinions tell a different story. A recent survey from Pulsenomics asked over one hundred housing market experts and real ...

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