A good agent will save you money…not cost you money.

Why You Need a Professional on Your Team When Buying a Home Many people wonder whether they should hire a real estate professional to assist them in buying their dream homes or if they should first try to go through the buying process on their own. In today’s market: you need an experienced professional! You […]

Roberta Nopson | Jan 23, 2018

Thinking of selling your home by owner?  Read more….

Top 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t FSBO In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons why this might not be a good idea for the […]

Roberta Nopson | Dec 30, 2017

To Bubble or not to Bubble

There’s More to a Bubble Than Rising Home Prices What truly causes a housing bubble and the inevitable crash? For the best explanation, let’s go to a person who correctly called the last housing bubble – a year before it happened. “A bubble requires both overvaluation based on fundamentals and speculation. It is natural to […]

Roberta Nopson | Dec 29, 2017

Multigenerational homes are coming back in a big way!

Multigenerational Households May Be the Answer to Price Increases Multigenerational homes are coming back in a big way! In the 1950s, about 21%, or 32.2 million Americans shared a roof with their grown children or parents. According to an article by Realtor.com, “Nearly 1 in 5 Americans is now living in a multigenerational household – […]

Roberta Nopson | Nov 8, 2017

Who’s mortgage are you paying?  If it is not yours, we need to chat.

Renting or Buying…Either Way, You’re Paying Someone’s Mortgage There are some people who have not purchased homes yet because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. As Entrepreneur Magazine, a premier source […]

Roberta Nopson | Nov 5, 2017

The One Hour Difference

The Difference an Hour Makes in Real Estate [INFOGRAPHIC] Every Hour in the US Housing Market:  624 Homes Sell 347 Homes Regain Positive Equity Median Home Values Go Up $1.13

Roberta Nopson | Nov 3, 2017

Why Sell Now Instead of Later? The Buyers are Out Now.

Each year, most homeowners wait until the spring to sell their houses because they believe that they can get a better deal during the normal spring buyer’s market. However, recently released data suggests that a seller’s best deal may be available right now. The concept of ‘supply & demand’ reveals that the best price for […]

Roberta Nopson | Nov 2, 2017

Great News for Homeowners

Rising Home Prices Mean Great News for Homeowners Recently there has been a lot of talk about home prices and if they are accelerating too quickly. As we mentioned before, in some areas of the country, seller supply (homes for sale) cannot keep up with the number of buyers who are out looking for homes, which […]

Roberta Nopson | Jul 26, 2017

Answer these important questions…

Can Your Real Estate Agent Answer These Important Questions? Whether you are selling or buying a home, the real estate agent you hire is critical to guaranteeing your family makes the right decision. Most agents can walk you through the process and explain the industry ‘lingo,’ but you should expect so much more than that. […]

Roberta Nopson | Jun 4, 2017

The Connection Between Home Prices & Family Wealth

The Connection Between Home Prices & Family Wealth Over the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate 3.22% per year on average and to grow by 17.3% cumulatively, according to Pulsenomics’ most recent Home Price Expectation Survey. So, what does this mean for homeowners and their equity position? As an example, let’s assume a young couple […]

Roberta Nopson | Mar 7, 2017