Area Real Estate News & Market Trends

You’ll find my blog to be a wealth of information, covering everything from local market statistics and home values to community happenings. That’s because we care about the community and want to help you find your place in it. Please reach out if you have any questions at all. I’d love to talk with you!

Jan. 16, 2024

Mortgage Relief in Sight

Interest rates have always fluctuated, but on average have hovered in the 5-10% range for the past three decades. And industry experts believe rates will potentially fall to the low 6 percent range by the end of 2024. I hope this helps bring some perspective if you’re contemplating buying or selling your home.

Posted in Market Updates
Nov. 17, 2023

Ways to Support Local Businesses This Holiday Season

This year, Small Business Saturday is on Nov. 25. A strong small business community helps to create a dynamic and thriving healthy overall community. Here are some creative and fun ways on how you can support your local small businesses this holiday season.

Ways to Support Local Businesses This Holiday Season

  1. Recommend favorite places to others
  2. Leave positive reviews online
  3. Join memberships or rewards programs
  4. Reschedule if you cancel an appointment
  5. Opt for takeout instead of delivery apps
  6. Like, share, tag, and follow on social media
  7. Join the email list
  8. Attend special events or sales
  9. Buy gift cards
  10. Show your love with a generous tip!

Organize a Small Business Crawl

Gather your best friends together and plan an event where you visit several small businesses in your local area.

Partner with a Small Business

If you own a business or offer a service, consider collaborating with another local business to offer a special promotion.

Remember to show patience and compassion. The holidays are a busy time for everyone, including local merchants and restaurants, many of whom are still understaffed.

July 31, 2017

Curious About Local Real Estate?

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Curious about local real estate? So are we! Every month we review trends in our real estate market and consider the number of homes on the market in each price tier, the amount of time particular homes have been listed for sale, specific neighborhood trends, the median price and square footage of each home sold and so much more. We’d love to invite you to do the same!

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We can definitely fill you in on details that are not listed on the report and help you determine the best home for you. If you are wondering if now is the time to sell, please try out our INSTANT home value tool. You’ll get an estimate on the value of your property in today’s market. Either way, we hope to hear from you soon as you get to know our neighborhoods and local real estate market better.

Posted in Market Updates