Real Estate and Lifestyle

Housing Market Moving Now Can Give Your House Its Day in the Sun   Some Highlights If you want to sell your house, consider doing it this summer. The days are longer, the weather is warmer, and it’s a great time for sellers. If your needs have changed, now’s the time to capitalize on the low inventory and multiple offers in today’s sellers’ market. Let’s connect today if […]
Housing Market April 2023 Charlotte MSA Local Market Update
Housing Market April 2023 Fort Mill Local Market Update
Housing Market 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 approaching, now’s a great time […]
Housing Market 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 accomplish that goal in […]
Housing Market The Benefits of Owning a Home in Charlotte: Why Owning is Better Than Renting Charlotte, North Carolina is a beautiful and vibrant city that has something to offer to everyone. With its strong job market, diverse cultural offerings, and beautiful neighborhoods, Charlotte is a great place to call home. However, when it comes to housing, many people struggle with the decision of whether to rent or own. While renting can […]
Housing Market Experts Forecast a Turnaround in the Housing Market in 2023 Experts Predict a Turnaround in the Housing Market in 2023 The housing market has gone through a lot of changes recently.  Much of that was a result of how quickly mortgage rates rose last year. As we move through 2023, there are signs things are finally going to turn around. Home price appreciation is slowing […]
Real Estate and Lifestyle How To Prep Your House for Sale This Fall   Today’s housing market is different than it was just a few months ago. And if you’re thinking about selling your house, that may leave you wondering what you need to do differently as a result. The answer is simple. Taking the time upfront to prep your house appropriately and create a solid plan can […]
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Real Estate and Lifestyle Barndominiums – The Hottest Trend For the past few years, people have been ruthlessly shedding the excess in their lives to squeeze into a home smaller than a walk-in closet. Well, move over tiny houses, millennials are trading their minimalist, cramped space for the expansive lifestyle of the barndominium. A barndominium is a play on words initially used to describe […]
Real Estate and Lifestyle After the Home Inspection – What’s Really Importan An important part of the home buying process is having a professional home inspection. Even homes listed “as is” should have an inspection if only to understand what “as is” means. A comprehensive home inspection will examine all major systems, such as heating, cooling, electrical, and plumbing. The inspector will also look for signs of […]
Real Estate and Lifestyle What Stays with The Home? More than one seller has been surprised to find that their favorite chandelier is not theirs to take when they move. First-time home sellers might be especially confused when confronted with an exclusion form presented by their agent, but understanding what is, and is not included in the sale by statute is important to avoid […]
Real Estate and Lifestyle A YIMBY IS THE OPPOSITE OF A NIMBY NIMBY VS YIMPY A “NIMBY” is an acronym for“not in my backyard” relating to residents who oppose more neighborhood development.  Meanwhile, a “YIMBY” is an acronym for “yes, in my backyard”, which speaks of pro-housing movements. Millennial buyers complain that they can’t afford to live where they work and play. With the tight housing market and […]
Real Estate and Lifestyle Family Opportunity Mortgages Family Opportunity Mortgages Baby boomers have reached retirement age. This generation is healthier and more active than their predecessors. Many want to age in a home of their own home.  A lot of these potential home buyers have fixed incomes along with soaring home prices. Unfortunately, this can lead to the fact they are unable […]
Real Estate and Lifestyle Modern Farmhouse Styles – The Trend Gets an Update Farmhouse décor has been a trend for the last decade. The look combines functionality with a relaxed, lived-in feel. Pieces look slightly worn, rustic, and inviting. The ease of the farmhouse style is one of the reasons for its lingering appeal as designers look to modernize and update the look. The Modern Farmhouse style continues […]
Real Estate and Lifestyle Should I Use My 401k to Buy a Home? DOWN PAYMENT DILEMMA There are several factors that contribute to the cost of purchasing a home. With soaring home values and rising interest rates, many potential first-time homebuyers find saving for a down payment increasingly difficult. For many people, the main source of savings is in the form of a 401k.  Tapping into this resource […]
Real Estate and Lifestyle What Stays with the Home? WHAT STAYS WITH THE HOME More than one seller is surprised to find that their favorite chandelier is not theirs to take when they move. First-time home sellers might be especially confused when confronted with an exclusion form presented by their agent, but understanding what is, and is not included in the sale by statute […]