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    Houston Market Report May 2022

    By Brenna Dominguez | June 10, 2022

    Home sales in Houston remained steady throughout May amid a changing market According to the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR) May 2022 Market Update, Houston saw several key changes in last month’s activity. Here are the highlights you need to know. With robust buyer demand from consumers and investment companies fueling Houston’s busy real estate... Read More

    Higher Rates and Short Supply: The State of Real Estate in 2022

    By Brenna Dominguez | June 1, 2022

    The last two years caught many of us off guard—and not just because of the pandemic. They also ushered in the hottest housing market on record, with home prices rising nationally by nearly 19% in 2021, driven primarily by low mortgage rates and a major supply shortage.1 But while some had hoped 2022 would bring... Read More

    5 Ways To Write a Winning Offer in Today’s Real Estate Market

    By Brenna Dominguez | May 2, 2022

    Our nation is in the midst of a serious housing crunch. Last year, a lack of inventory and soaring prices left many would-be homebuyers feeling pinched. But now, with interest rates climbing, many of them are also feeling desperate to lock in a mortgage—which has only added fuel to the fire.1 Fortunately, if you’re a... Read More

    Houston Market Report for March 2022

    By Brenna Dominguez | April 22, 2022

    Houston Market Snapshot The Houston Real Estate Market continued an upward trend in March 2022, despite increasing interest rates and diminishing inventory across the city. Although new listings did enter the market, unwavering buyer demand greatly exceeded the current inventory, keeping Houston in a strong seller’s market. Additionally, home sellers still saw multiple offers on... Read More

    Seller’s Checklist: A Timeline to Prep Your Home For Sale

    By Brenna Dominguez | April 1, 2022

    We’re still in a seller’s market, but that doesn’t mean your home is guaranteed to easily sell.1 If you want to maximize your sale price, it’s still important to prepare your home before putting it on the market. Start by connecting with a real estate agent as soon as possible. Having the eyes and ears... Read More

    5 Trending Home Design Updates for Spring

    By Brenna Dominguez | March 23, 2022

    Let’s face it, first impressions count and when it comes time to sell your home, there is nothing   more important than showcasing your property’s full potential and garnering the best offers to reach your real estate goals. Over the years of working with hundreds of home sellers, we are happy to say we’ve seen it... Read More

    Houston Market Report for February 2022

    By Brenna Dominguez | March 10, 2022

    Houston Home Sales Remained Strong in February Data from The Houston Associations of Realtors’ (HAR) Market Update for February 2022 showed The Houston real estate market has continued its positive trend into the new year despite record-high prices and diminishing inventory across the city. Propelled by unwavering buyer demand, single-family home sales skyrocketed in February,... Read More

    Hedge Against Inflation With These 3 Real Estate Investment Types

    By Brenna Dominguez | March 1, 2022

    The annual inflation rate in the United States is currently around 7.5%—the highest it has been since 1982.1 It doesn’t matter if you’re a cashier, lawyer, plumber, or retiree; if you spend U.S. dollars, inflation impacts you. Economists expect the effects of inflation, like a higher cost of goods, to continue.2 Luckily, an investment in... Read More

    8 Popular Home Design Features for 2022

    By Brenna Dominguez | February 2, 2022

    There’s a lot to consider when selling your home, from the market and appraisals to where you’ll go next. Don’t forget, however, that design is also a key factor. It’s often one of the first things buyers notice when they walk into a home, and it’s also a detail that you, as a seller, can... Read More

    A Return to ‘Normal’? The State of Real Estate in 2022

    By Raul Giorgi | January 3, 2022

    Last year was one for the real estate history books. The pandemic helped usher in a buying frenzy that caused home prices to soar nationwide by a record 19.9% between August 2020 and August 2021.1 However, there were signs in the fourth quarter that the red-hot housing market was beginning to simmer down. In the... Read More