The first step in the home-buying process is assessing what type of property best suits your needs. For many, the choice is between a condominium or a single-family home. “Before jumping in with both feet, we advise buyers to take some time to assess whether condo living is right for them,” said Robert Coscia, Broker and Owner of Personal Realty Advisers. “We often have buyers who start down Continue Reading
The Benefits of Signing a Buyer’s Agreement with Your Broker
Buying a home is a significant investment—one of life’s biggest purchases—and it can be a complicated, lengthy process, so you want a real estate agent who will be fully committed to you. An experienced agent will dedicate a great amount of time to help you achieve your goal; likewise, they want their buyers to be fully committed to them in return. One way this mutual commitment is often Continue Reading
BUYERS: What Kind of Market Research Should My Real Estate Sales Agent Provide?
For most buyers, purchasing a home is the largest investment they will make, and they crave accurate information to make a sound decision. We believe more understandable information is better when making such an important decision. If comprehensive market research and more might help our clients, we want to provide it. When we talk about “market research” in the context of real estate, we Continue Reading
The Homes Baby Boomers Will Retire In…
Baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964), whether they are still working or are fully retired, are at the forefront of what’s been called the longevity economy, living longer, healthier lives than their parents. This physical shift also comes with a cultural shift in attitudes, especially about their retirement home. For the Silent Generation (also known as the Greatest Generation or the World Continue Reading
Caring for Parents at Home
“Aging in place” is a Top Priority for Aging Adults: Here’s How to Plan for This in Real Estate We are an aging population and the projected numbers are worth noting. The number of people over age 65 in the U.S. is projected to DOUBLE over the next 40 years. Some of those people will include our parents, other family, and ourselves, and it’s inevitable they will need some level of Continue Reading
How Labor and Supply Chain Shortages Will Affect Real Estate in 2022
If the Pandemic has taught us anything, it's that many of us can be just as productive and effective working from home. This has opened the door for many to live anywhere we want and work remotely. Therefore, many are relocating to seek warmer weather, more cost-effective markets, and more square footage. Often with a new home comes new projects. Couple that with the fact that those of us who Continue Reading
Cash Real Estate Sales Are Skyrocketing: Should You Consider Paying Cash For Your Next Home?
To say that today’s current real estate market is wild is an understatement. Homes are being sold as soon as they go on the market, often for cash and often above the asking price. This is especially true in the vacation real estate and retirement real estate markets. But why have cash sales boomed in our current market? Even if you have the cash available to purchase a home, is it prudent to Continue Reading