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    • Why Pet-Friendly Homes Are in High Demand

      One of the many benefits of owning your own home is the freedom to find your ‘furever’ friend. By pointing out the aspects of your home that make it ‘pet-friendly’ in your listing, you’ll attract these buyers, rather than alienating the 68% of American households that have a pet! If you are one of the […]
      Written by Keeley Ryan
    • What to Consider When Choosing Your Home To Retire In

      As more and more baby boomers enter retirement age, the question of whether they should sell their homes and move has become a hot topic. In today’s housing market climate, with low available inventory in the starter and trade-up home categories, it makes sense to evaluate your home’s ability to adapt to your needs in […]
      Written by Keeley Ryan
    • Your Home’s Spring Maintenance Checklist [INFOGRAPHIC]

      Some Highlights: Every spring, your home needs some extra TLC! Whether you plan on selling your home this spring or not, conducting this maintenance will help ensure your home functions well for the rest of the year. Your real estate agent will hav...
      Written by Keeley Ryan
    • Looking to Upgrade Your Current Home? Now’s the Time to Move-Up!

      In every area of the country, homes that are priced at the top 25% of the price range for that area are considered to be Premium Homes. In today’s real estate market there are deals to be had at the higher end! This is great news for homeowners who want to upgrade from their current […]
      Written by Keeley Ryan
    • Homebuyers Shouldn’t Worry About 2008 All Over Again

      Last week, realtor.com released a survey of active home shoppers (those who plan to purchase their next home in 1 year or less). The survey asked their opinion on an impending recession and its possible impact on the housing market. Two major takeaways from the survey: 42% believe a recession will occur this year or […]
      Written by Keeley Ryan
    • 5 Reasons To Sell Your House This Spring!

      Here are five compelling reasons listing your home for sale this spring makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Index from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing, and able to purchase… and are in […]
      Written by Keeley Ryan
    • 10 Steps to Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

      Some Highlights: If you are thinking of buying a home, you may not know where to start. Here is a simple list of 10 steps that you will go through to purchase a home. Make sure to ask your agent for details about each step and what else may be requi...
      Written by Keeley Ryan
    • How to Put Your Housing Cost to Work for You

      There has been a lot written about the benefits of homeownership. One benefit that continues to rise to the top is the added wealth homeowners gain simply by paying their mortgage while their home increases in value over time. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently broke down the equity gained from price appreciation and […]
      Written by Keeley Ryan
    • Data Says April is the Best Month to List Your Home for Sale

      The spring housing market is off to the races! The inventory of homes for sale is increasing, buyers are out in force, and interest rates have remained low, peaking the interest of buyers and sellers previously on the fence about making a move. New research from realtor.com shows that the first week of April is […]
      Written by Keeley Ryan