2022-2023 Real Estate Market Predictions

Is the housing market ascending or is it on the decline? Is there a risk that rates will continue to rise or that housing prices will continue to appreciate?

Prices are rising due to a mismatch between supply and demand. Many experts predicted that the pandemic would cause a housing crash. However, the market is in far better shape today than it was a decade ago. The housing industry has had a boom last year, with the largest annual gain in single-family house values and rentals, historically low foreclosure rates, and the highest number of home sales in 15 years.

Here's what experts predict will happen in the housing market in the coming months and years. In light of what real estate professionals are forecasting, these are some educated…

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How does having a trust benefit property owners?

Estate planning is about creating a custom plan to allow you to transfer your money, property, and assets to your family in the most efficient way possible. The two most common estate planning documents are the last will and testament and the revocable living trust.How does having a trust benefit property owners

There are two main reasons why people put a house into a trust. The first reason is that they want their family to be able to inherit their home without having to go through the long, stressful, and expensive probate court process. Instead, their home can be transferred to their heirs in a private setting shortly after their death.

The second reason deals with planning for incapacity. It’s a common misconception that estate planning…

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The easiest time you'll ever have to deep clean your entire house is right before you move in. Without any of your belonging to tidy or move out of the way, you can begin your life in your new home with a sparkling clean slate by setting aside some time for a cleaning day. There are many tasks that will become exponentially more time consuming or annoying after move in, like cleaning behind appliances, wiping out drawers, or shampooing carpets, so do yourself a favor and tackle them before the moving truck arrives.

To take one item off your mental load, we have put together a move-in cleaning checklist to help. Your future self will thank you!

SuppliesMove-in Cleaning Checklist

First things first: supplies. Because you will ideally be conducting this move-in cleaning…

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What do you do when counteroffering?What to Know About a Real Estate Counteroffer

A counteroffer in the home buying process refers to a return offer given by the seller in response to the original bid. When a seller gets an offer, they can choose to accept, reject or counter. In return, if the seller makes a counteroffer, a buyer can choose to accept, reject or counter it.

If you’re selling your home, you’re going to have to get comfortable with the concept of negotiation or you’ll forfeit money and conveniences for the sake of being nice.

Counter offers are your chance to secure a contract for the price you want on your terms, make decisions on where you’re willing to compromise, and find out if potential buyers are willing to play ball. 

Once the buyers of your house have made a…

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