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    Balancing Your Wants and Needs as a Homebuyer This Spring

    By Robert Piazza Palotto Sold Team | March 24, 2023

    Though there are more homes for sale now than there were at this time last year, there’s still an undersupply with fewer houses available than in more normal, pre-pandemic years. The Monthly Housing Market Trends Report from realtor.com puts it this way:  “While the number of homes for sale is increasing, it is still 43.2%... Read More

    An Expert Gives You Clarity in Today’s Housing Market

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | March 24, 2023

    The housing market has been going through shifts lately. That’s why it’s so important to work with an industry professional who can be your guide throughout the process. A real estate expert uses their knowledge of what’s really happening with home prices, housing supply, expert projections, and more to give you the best advice. Someone... Read More

    2 Things Sellers Need To Know This Spring

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | March 8, 2023

    A lot has changed over the past year, and you might be wondering what’s in store for the spring housing market. If you’re planning to sell your house this season, here’s what real estate experts are saying you should keep in mind. 1. Houses That Are Priced Right Are Still Selling Houses that are updated and... Read More

    Could a Multigenerational Home Be the Right Fit for You?

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | March 8, 2023

    During the pandemic, many of us reexamined the meaning of home for ourselves and our loved ones. Today, that can be seen in the recent rise in multigenerational households. According to Jessica Lautz, Deputy Chief Economist and Vice President of Economic Research at the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “Multi-generational buying may be a home where families live in the same home with... Read More

    Is It Really Better To Rent Than To Own a Home Right Now?

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | March 6, 2023

    You may have seen reports in the news recently saying it’s better to rent right now than it is to own your home. But before you let that impact your decisions, you should understand what these claims are based on. A lot of the time, these reports are assuming things that aren’t realistic for the average... Read More

    Where Will You Go After You Sell Your House? [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | March 3, 2023

    Some Highlights If you’re thinking of selling your house, be sure to explore all the options you have for your next home. Both newly built homes and existing homes offer plenty of unique benefits. If you have questions about the options in our area, let’s discuss what’s available and what’s right for you. Read More

    Equity Gains for Today’s Homeowners

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | March 3, 2023

    Today’s homeowners are sitting on significant equity, even as home price appreciation has eased recently. If you’re a homeowner, your net worth got a boost over the past few years thanks to rising home prices. Here’s what it means for you, even as the market moderates. How Equity Has Grown in Recent Years  Because of the imbalance... Read More

    An Expert Makes All the Difference When You Sell Your House

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | March 3, 2023

    If you’re thinking of selling your house, it’s important to work with someone who understands how the market is changing and what it means for you. Here are five reasons working with a professional can ensure you’ll get the most out of your sale. 1. They’re Experts on Market Trends With today’s housing market defined by change,... Read More

    One Major Benefit of Investing in a Home

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | February 27, 2023

    One of the many reasons to buy a home is that it’s a major way to build wealth and gain financial stability. According to Freddie Mac: “Building equity through your monthly principal payments and appreciation is a critical part of homeownership that can help you create financial stability.” With spring approaching, now’s a great time to consider if buying... Read More

    The Two Big Issues the Housing Market’s Facing Right Now

    By Robert Piazza Palotto Sold Team | February 21, 2023

    The biggest challenge the housing market’s facing is how few homes there are for sale. Mark Fleming, Chief Economist at First American, explains the root causes of today’s low supply: “Two dynamics are keeping existing-home inventory historically low – rate-locked existing homeowners and the fear of not finding something to buy.” Let’s break down these two big issues in today’s housing... Read More