Why This Is a Great Year to Sell Your Vacation Home

Posted By Yoshi Takita on April 15, 2021 in Sales & Marketing

As vaccines are administered and travel resumes, many of us are beginning to plan for those long-awaited vacations we missed out on over the past year. Some households are focusing their efforts on buying a vacation home rather than staying in a hotel, too.

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93% of Americans Believe a Home Is a Better Investment Than Stocks

Posted By Yoshi Takita on April 14, 2021 in Global Real Estate

A recent Survey of Consumer Finances study released by the Federal Reserve reveals the net worth of homeowners is forty times greater than that of renters.

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Some Buyers Prefer Smaller Homes

Posted By Yoshi Takita on April 13, 2021 in Global Real Estate

Over the past year, we’ve had plenty of opportunities to reflect on what we consider most important in our lives. The place we call home is one of the biggest things many of us are reevaluating.

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4 Major Reasons Households in Forbearance Won’t Lose Their Homes to Foreclosure

Posted By Yoshi Takita on April 12, 2021 in Global Real Estate

There has been a lot of discussion as to what will happen once the 2.3 million households currently in forbearance no longer have the protection of the program.

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Multigenerational Housing Is Gaining Momentum

Posted By Yoshi Takita on April 10, 2021 in National Association of Realtors (NAR)

If your house is feeling a little cramped with the addition of adult children or aging parents, it might be time to consider a move-up into a multigenerational home that better suits your changing needs.

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Homeownership Is Full of Financial Benefits

Posted By Yoshi Takita on April 08, 2021 in Buying

A Fannie Mae survey recently revealed some of the most highly-rated benefits of homeownership, Here are the top four financial benefits of owning a home.

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Latest Jobs Report: What Does It Mean for You & the Housing Market?

Posted By Yoshi Takita on April 07, 2021 in Global Real Estate

Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a very encouraging jobs report.

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Don’t Sell on Your Own Just Because It’s a Sellers’ Market

Posted By Yoshi Takita on April 06, 2021 in Sales & Marketing

In a sellers’ market, some homeowners might be tempted to try to sell their house on their own (known as For Sale By Owner, or FSBO) instead of working with a trusted real estate professional.

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Your Tax Refund and Stimulus Savings May Help You Achieve Homeownership This Year

Posted By Yoshi Takita on April 05, 2021 in Buying

If you’re planning to buy a home this year, saving for a down payment is one of the most important steps in the process. One of the best ways to jumpstart your savings is by starting with the help of your tax refund.

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Buyer Competition Is Good News for Sellers

Posted By Yoshi Takita on April 02, 2021 in Buying

With so many buyers looking for homes to purchase and so few houses available today, there’s a substantial increase in bidding wars, and homes are selling fast.

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