Category: Move-Up Buyers

    • Opportunity in the Luxury Market This Year

      Homes priced in the top 25% of a price range for a particular area of the country are considered “premium homes.” At the start of last year, many of the more expensive homes listed for sale hadn’t seen as much interest, since much of the demand for housing over the past few years has come from […]
      Written by Rajeev Vashist
    • The #1 Reason It Is Difficult to Find Your Dream Home

      The headlines in real estate today all revolve around one major point: there is a shortage of homes available for sale. Price appreciation is accelerating again because there is a shortage of homes available for sale. First-time buyers are taking longer to purchase a home because there is a shortage of homes available for sale […]
      Written by Rajeev Vashist
    • 2020 Luxury Market Forecast

      By the end of last year, many homeowners found themselves with more equity than they realized, and at the same time their wages were increasing. When those two factors unite, it can spark homeowners to think about making a move to a larger or more expensive home in the luxury space. That said, now is […]
      Written by Rajeev Vashist
    • There’s a Long Line of Buyers Waiting for Your House

      If you’re following what’s happening in the housing market right now, you know that many people believe the winter months aren’t a good time to sell a home. As realtor.com Senior Economist George Ratiu recently noted, “Sellers tend to be more reluctant to list during the colder time of year when the market typically makes […]
      Written by Rajeev Vashist
    • Big Demand for Small Homes

      Movies, tv shows, and celebrities often have us dreaming of owning large homes, but the reality for most people is quite different. Since 2015, the square footage of newly built houses has been shrinking, according to Yahoo Finances. This is not projected to change as we continue into the beginning of the year. “We expect […]
      Written by Rajeev Vashist
    • Top Renovations for Maximum ROI [INFOGRAPHIC]

      Some Highlights:

      • If you’re planning on selling your house in 2020, these are the top renovations that will give you the highest Return on your Investment.
      • Regardless of how long you’re planning on staying in your current home, it’s smart to be aware of which home renovations add the most value.
      • The exterior of a house is the first thing buyers see when searching for a home. Upgrading your roof or siding will ensure your home leaves a great first impression!
      Written by Rajeev Vashist
    • Why You Shouldn’t “For Sale By Owner”

      Rising home prices coupled with the current inventory in today’s market may cause some homeowners to consider selling their homes on their own (known in the industry as a For Sale By Owner). However, a FSBO might be hard to execute well for the vast majority of sellers. Here are the top 5 reasons not […]
      Written by Rajeev Vashist
    • Working with a Local Real Estate Professional Makes All the Difference [INFOGRAPHIC]

      Some Highlights:

      • Choosing the right real estate professional is one of the most impactful decisions you can make in your home buying or selling process.
      • A real estate professional can explain current market conditions and break down what they will mean to you and your family.
      • If you’re considering buying or selling a home in 2020, make sure to work with someone who has the experience to answer all of your questions about pricing, contracts, and negotiations.
      Written by Rajeev Vashist