Kicking off at the end of March, spring signals the start of homebuying season…at least it used to. As you know, the coronavirus pandemic has changed everything about this spring—including the real estate market.
The months of April through July traditionally account for more than 40% of all housing transactions. 2020 has been much different. This year's homebuying season started in January due to record low mortgage rates, low inventory and high demand. In fact, just prior to the pandemic, the housing market was hot—with sales at their best levels in over a decade and multiple offer situations part of the norm.
Once you get through the home buying process, it’s time to move on to the next big thing: moving! It can be a stressful and tedious event, and you want to avoid scams. Whether you bought a home across the country or just a few blocks away, here are five tips to choosing reliable movers.
While making the big move might seem like a massive undertaking, it doesn't have to be. All you need to succeed is a little planning.
Buying your first home is a once-in-a-lifetime experience—it’s thrilling, challenging and immensely rewarding. However, in a crowded and competitive housing market, it might feel like there’s little margin for error, especially if you’re buying a home for the first time. But never fear! We’re here to help, by offering our top tips on how to be a successful homebuyer.