The share of first-time home buyers currently sits at 32%, the lowest rate since 1987. The good news is that 67% of first-time buyers are 35 years and younger, which means more Millennials are entering the market.
If you’re on the hunt for a new home, you know that finding the right neighborhood is just as important as finding the right house. A neighborhood that meets your expectations for noise-level, safety, and distance to entertainment and shopping districts can significantly increase your level of satisfaction with your home. Luckily, there are some
As you get closer to selling your home, one of the decisions you will have to make is whether to stage your house or to leave it empty. There are benefits to both and the right answer will depend on your specific situation. Below are some things to consider before making your decision. You Should
One of the most important financial aspects of buying a home is the down payment. Putting down at least 10% is often required, and certainly will help your chances of securing a favorable mortgage rate. Looking at different age demographics, the question was asked: How much time do you need to save for a 10%
The cold temperatures and snowy weather mean more and more time indoors and at home for people everywhere. And with the extra inside time it’s easy to notice all of the fixes and repairs that need to be done to your home, especially if you are planning on putting it on the market this Spring.
If you haven’t ventured to downtown Columbus for a while, you’re in for quite a surprise. The heart of downtown C-bus, or the “Urban Core” has undergone a significant transformation where vacant lots and empty buildings have morphed into apartment buildings and luxury condos. It seems as if everywhere you look from the Short
It might be cold outside, but spring is coming, and when the temperatures rise so does the housing market. Though it may be tempting to procrastinate, historical data shows us that houses sold from April to June have a higher median sales price than any other time of the year. With both interest rates and
Buying a new home is always an exciting time. However, the idea of decorating a new space can seem daunting to some. Layered lighting can help create composition in a new space, requiring little effort to revitalize a dull area. A balanced, visually comfortable space is a goal every homeowner should aim to obtain. Here
Vacation is a time to relax with family or friends. It’s easy to get so caught up in the details of vacation planning that you forget about the safety of your home while you’re away. Take time to prepare your home before your flight departs for peace of mind while you’re away. Security First Remove
Consisting of 18 – 34 year olds, generation Y has been slow and cautious to enter the real estate market. Growing up in a less-than-stellar economy with accumulating student loan debts, Millennials have often had the home buying odds stacked against them. Now, however, this generation represents the largest share of recent buyers, at 32%.
We really appreciated her professional, thorough work!
Barb helped us find the perfect condo and then she dotted all the i's and crossed all the t's to...
Susan and Bill Salt
Susan and Bill Salt
Barb helped us find the perfect condo and then she dotted all the i's and crossed all the t's to get to the closing. It was smooth sailing for us because of her! We really appreciated her professional, thorough work!