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    What You Need To Know About Saving for a Home in 2024

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | January 11, 2024

    What You Need To Know About Saving for a Home in 2024 If you’re planning to buy a home, knowing what to budget for and how to save may sound intimidating – but it doesn’t have to be. One way to ease those concerns is to make sure you understand some of the costs you may... Read More

    Get Ready: The Best Time To List Your House Is Almost Here

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | March 27, 2023

    If you’re thinking about selling this spring, it’s time to get moving – the best week to list your house is fast approaching. Experts at realtor.com looked at seasonal trends from recent years (excluding 2020 as an uncharacteristic year due to the onset of the pandemic) and determined the ideal week to list a house... 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

    3 Ways You Can Use Your Home Equity

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | November 29, 2022

    3 Ways You Can Use Your Home Equity If you’re a homeowner, odds are your equity has grown significantly over the last few years as home prices skyrocketed and you made your monthly mortgage payments. Home equity builds over time and can help you achieve certain goals. According to the latest Equity Insights Report from CoreLogic, the average borrower with a home loan has... Read More

    Your House Could Be the #1 Item on a Homebuyer’s Wish List During the Holidays

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | November 28, 2022

    Your House Could Be the #1 Item on a Homebuyer’s Wish List During the Holidays Each year, homeowners planning to make a move are faced with a decision: sell their house during the holidays or wait. And others who have already listed their homes may think about removing their listings and waiting until the new year to go back... Read More

    Why Are People Moving Today? | Rochester Real estate

    By Robert Piazza Palotto Sold Team | August 2, 2022

    Why Are People Moving Today? Buying a home is a major life decision. That’s true whether you’re purchasing for the first time or selling your house to fuel a move. And if you’re planning to buy a home, you might be hearing about today’s shifting market and wondering what it means for you. While mortgage rates are higher than they... Read More

    A Window of Opportunity for Homebuyers | RPP Sold Team

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | July 26, 2022

    A Window of Opportunity for Homebuyers Mortgage rates are much higher today than they were at the beginning of the year, and that’s had a clear impact on the housing market. As a result, the market is seeing a shift back toward the range of pre-pandemic levels for buyer demand and home sales. But the transition... Read More

    Homeownership Is a Great Hedge Against the Impact of Rising Inflation

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | June 24, 2022

    Homeownership Is a Great Hedge Against the Impact of Rising Inflation If you’re following along with the news today, you’ve heard about rising inflation. Today, inflation is at a 40-year high. According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB): “Consumer prices accelerated again in May as shelter, energy and food prices continued to surge at the fastest pace in... Read More

    Luxury Homes Are in High Demand

    By Robert Piazza Palotto Sold Team | June 9, 2022

    Luxury Homes Are in High Demand As people realize their needs are changing, some are turning to luxury housing to find their dream home. Investopedia helps define what pushes a home into this category. In a recent article, they point out that a luxury home isn’t only defined by its price. Location is also an important factor. It... Read More