Key Takeaways: Despite home sales normally falling off after spring and summer, this winter might see an increase in numbers. After spending much more time at home during the pandemic, buyers are more in tune with what they want and what doesn’t work for them. No matter what you wish for in your new home, […]
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Will Retirement Change How You Look at Your Home?
Key Takeaways: The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released a report earlier this year stating that generational differences came into play regarding home-buying. With downsizing and moving closer to family being top reasons for those above retirement age to buy a new home, it might be a great idea to start looking into buying right […]
The Power Is in Sellers’ Hands!
Key Takeaways: Currently, houses are in low supply. With the shortage, sellers have a great advantage in the housing market! Sellers can list their Pittsburgh area house efficiently and easily with Jim Dolanch! How the Housing Market Is Doing Right Now This fall, homes are in low supply (as everyone knows). The drastic lifestyle changes […]
How Can You Compensate for Appraisal Gaps?
Key Takeaways: The combination of low inventory and high demand is creating an unprecedented amount of appraisal gaps in today’s ultra-competitive market. Appraisal gaps occur when the price of your contract doesn’t match up with the appraised value of your home. Appraisal gaps impact every aspect of your real estate transaction, from the financing to […]
Has Your Home Equity Increased This Year?
Key Takeaways: Homeowners continuously build their financial wealth simply by making monthly mortgage payments—so you may have accumulated more equity than you think! Average gains in equity have increased considerably over the past year, which means now’s the time to explore your real estate options. Equity is power in today’s competitive market—contact the Jim Dolanch […]
Real Estate Identified as the Ultimate Investment
Key Takeaways: Real estate remains the preferred long-term investment among Americans for the eleventh year. Even in today’s competitive housing market, real estate is perceived as the most valuable investment. The Jim Dolanch Team wants to make buying a home your best investment this year—contact us today to work with the top real estate team […]
Spring Into Action if You Are Ready to Move
Key points: Considering moving this year but not sure if you want to move in the winter? Here is why now is the perfect time to buy a home! Historic mortgage rates, high appreciation in homes, and elevated buyer demand allow sellers and buyers alike to succeed in today’s market. Interested in moving and ready […]
Why Now Is a Great Time to Buy a House
Key Takeaways: From a financial perspective, now is a great time to buy a house, especially as mortgage rates hover at an all-time low. Investing in real estate can increase your wealth even if the economy is in a recession. Do you still have questions about investing during a recession? We’d be happy to give […]
Winter Will Bring a Flurry of Activity to the Housing Market
Key Points: According to new projections, 2020 is poised to be one of the best winter sales seasons on record. Despite the pandemic, we’re still likely to end the year with more homes sold overall in 2020 than in 2019. Mortgage rates are expected to stay low, while prices keep skyrocketing. Now is the time to […]
Homebuyer Demand Has Surged Since Last Year
Although things haven’t quite returned to normal here in Pittsburgh and across the nation, buyer activity has still surged since the beginning of the year. Record-low interest rates have helped to boost market momentum all the way into fall, but many are wondering if this trend is here to stay. Here’s everything you need to […]