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    Think Prices Have Skyrocketed? Look at Rents.

    By Keeley Ryan | October 24, 2019

    Much has been written about how residential real estate values have increased since the housing market started its recovery in 2012. However, little has been shared about what has taken place with residential rental prices. Let’s shed a little light on this subject. In the most recent Apartment Rent Report, RentCafe explains how rents have... Read More

    Depending on the Price, You’re Going to Need Advice

    By Keeley Ryan | October 22, 2019

    To understand today’s complex real estate market, it is critical to have a local, trusted advisor on your side – for more reasons than you may think. In real estate today, there are essentially three different price points in the market: the starter-home market, the middle-home market, and the premium or luxury market. Each one... Read More

    5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search

    By Keeley Ryan | October 21, 2019

    In today’s market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared. Here are five tips from’s article, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind.” 1. Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage Before You Start Your Search... Read More

    Homes Are Selling Quickly [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Keeley Ryan | October 18, 2019

    Some Highlights: The National Association of REALTORS® surveyed their members for the release of their Confidence Index. The REALTORS® Confidence Index is a key indicator of housing market strength based on a monthly survey sent to over 50,000 real ... Read More

    3 Reasons This is NOT the 2008 Real Estate Market

    By Keeley Ryan | October 17, 2019

    Today’s real estate market is nothing like the 2008 market. When an economic slowdown happens, it won’t resemble the last one. No one knows for sure when the next recession will occur. What is known, however, is that the upcoming economic slowdown will not be caused by a housing market crash, as was the case... Read More

    3 Reasons to Use a Real Estate Pro in a Complex Digital World

    By Keeley Ryan | October 16, 2019

    If you’re searching for a home online, you’re not alone; lots of people are doing it. The question is, are you using all of your available resources, and are you using them wisely? Here’s why the Internet is a great place to start the home-buying process, and the truth on why it should never be... Read More

    Be on the Lookout for Gen Z: The Next Generation of Homebuyers

    By Keeley Ryan | October 15, 2019

    Gen Zers are the next generation of homeowners, and they’re eager to jump in and buy their first homes. Whether you are part of this generation or any other, it’s never too early to start saving, so you can reach your homeownership goal sooner rather than later. You’ve likely heard a ton about Millennials, but... Read More

    Existing-Home Sales Report Indicates Now Is a Great Time to Sell

    By Keeley Ryan | October 14, 2019

    Based on the current state of the market, trends are shifting in favor of sellers. If you are going to sell, now may be the time to take advantage of the number of buyers who are searching for their dream home. The best time to sell anything is when demand for that item is high... Read More

    What You Need to Know About the Mortgage Process [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Keeley Ryan | October 11, 2019

    Some Highlights: Many buyers are purchasing homes with down payments as little as 3%. You may already qualify for a loan, even if you don’t have perfect credit. Your local professionals are here to help you determine how much you can afford, so tak... Read More

    You Need More Than a Guide. You Need a Sherpa.

    By Keeley Ryan | October 10, 2019

    In today’s world, hiring an agent who has a finger on the pulse of the market will make your buying or selling experience an educated one. In a normal housing market, whether you’re buying or selling a home, you need an experienced guide to help you navigate the process. You need someone you can turn... Read More