NEW 5 STAR REVIEW!!

My husband and I hired Beth to close on our first house. She provided sound advice, advocated strongly to cut costs and get us what we wanted during negotiations with the seller, and was patient with our many questions. She’s also easy to talk to, very available, and dedicated to her work. I highly recommend … More NEW 5 STAR REVIEW!!

2017’s Housing Market the Fastest Since 2010 by Aly Yale (data Redfin)

This year is poised to have the fastest-paced housing market on record, as the average home sold and went under contract within just 49 days in March, according to Redfin. It was the fastest March recorded in seven years. In March 2016, the median time on market was 60 days, but this year, many homes … More 2017’s Housing Market the Fastest Since 2010 by Aly Yale (data Redfin)

Foreclosures Fall Below Pre-recession Levels By Aly Yale

Foreclosure activity is now below pre-recession levels, according to the Q1 and March 2017 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report released by ATTOM Data Solutions on Thursday. Nearly half of all U.S. metro markets are also below their pre-recession points. According to the report, there were 234,508 foreclosure filings across the nation in the first quarter of … More Foreclosures Fall Below Pre-recession Levels By Aly Yale

NEW 5 STAR REVIEW!!

Beth and Samantha were great. I received immediate responses and updates throughout my transaction. Closed on schedule and will definitely be contacting for future transactions. Thanks for all of your help! – Tracy Spellman

Ways Home Sellers Can Build a Successful Relationship With a Listing Agent Don’t let communication problems with your agent be the downfall of your home sale. By Sally Forster Jones

Maintaining a positive and productive relationship with your listing agent can make all the difference in your home selling process. Just like any other relationship in your life, it requires trust and honest communication by both parties. Selling your home can be stressful, confusing and emotional.  Choosing the right agent,  setting your expectations up front … More Ways Home Sellers Can Build a Successful Relationship With a Listing Agent Don’t let communication problems with your agent be the downfall of your home sale. By Sally Forster Jones

Even the most affordable housing markets still aren’t very affordable The income needed for the most and least expensive metros by Kelsey Ramirez

As home prices grow across the U.S., higher wages are needed in order to live comfortably in many cities. It should come as no surprise that those living in metros on the West Coast need higher incomes to live comfortably than those living in the middle of the U.S., according to a study by GOBankingRates, a … More Even the most affordable housing markets still aren’t very affordable The income needed for the most and least expensive metros by Kelsey Ramirez

Mortgage applications fall 1.6%, but average loan size hits record high by Diana Olick

The steep drop in refinance activity since interest rates spiked following the presidential election continues to keep overall volume in the negative from a year ago. Last week, the annual drop came in at just under 15 percent, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Mortgage applications to refinance fell 4 percent for the week and … More Mortgage applications fall 1.6%, but average loan size hits record high by Diana Olick