As summer comes to a close, is it time to think about selling your vacation home? Based on recent data and expert opinions, it’s something you may want to consider. According to research from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), vacation home sales are up 57.2% ... » Learn More about What To Do with Your Vacation Home as Summer Ends
Are you clamoring for extra rooms or a more functional floorplan in your house? Maybe it’s time to make a move. If you’ll be able to work remotely for the long-term or your overall needs have simply changed, it’s a great time to sell your house and move up. Why? With mortgage rates in their favor ... » Learn More about Dreaming of a Bigger Home? Why Not Buy It This Year?
There’s no doubt that 2021 is the year of the seller when it comes to the housing market. If you’re a homeowner thinking of moving to better suit your changing needs, now is the perfect time to do so. Low mortgage rates are in your favor when you’re ready to purchase your dream ... » Learn More about 3 Graphs Showing Why You Should Sell Your House Now
When selling a house, most homeowners hope for a quick and profitable transaction that puts them in a position to make a great move. If you’re waiting for the best time to win as a seller, the market is calling your name this spring. Here are five reasons why this is the perfect time to sell your ... » Learn More about 5 Reasons to Sell Your House This Spring
The real estate market was on fire during the second half of 2020. Buyer demand was way up, and the supply of homes available for sale hit record lows. The price of anything is determined by the supply and demand ratio, so home prices skyrocketed last year. Dr. Lynn Fisher, Deputy ... » Learn More about Home Prices: What Happened in 2020? What Will Happen This Year?
The housing market has been scorching hot over the last twelve months. Buyers and their high demand have far outnumbered sellers and a short supply of houses. According to the latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), sales are up 23.7% ... » Learn More about How Much Leverage Do Today’s House Sellers Have?
It’s exciting to put a house on the market and to think about making new memories in new spaces. However, despite the anticipation of what’s to come, we can still have deep sentimental attachments to the home we’re leaving behind. Growing emotions can help or hinder a sale depending on how we manage ... » Learn More about 3 Must-Do’s When Selling Your House This Year
Homeownership has always been the first rung on the ladder leading to household wealth. As Freddie Mac recently posted: “Homeownership has cemented its role as part of the American Dream, providing families with a place that is their own and an avenue for building wealth over time. ... » Learn More about The Importance of Home Equity in Building Wealth
When you are buying or selling real estate, you receive a statement of your estimated closing costs (for buyers it's typically called a Good Faith Estimate and for sellers it's typically called an Estimate of Net Proceeds). This chart helps break down some of those estimated closing costs, but know ... » Learn More about Closing Costs Explained
Information you need to know if you are a Corvallis, Oregon property owner, tenant, buyer or seller. The City of Corvallis has enacted a new municipal code aimed at protecting public health, safety and welfare in regards to real property. Ordinance 2015-20. The code is effective May 14, ... » Learn More about Corvallis Livability Code (Ordinance 2015-20)