Tag Archives: Location

What’s Going On with Flipping Houses

We want to believe that we can make money off flipping houses. There are still homes in poor condition on the market, and there is still a very strong market for beautifully updated properties since most millennials are not interested … Continue reading

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Retiring to a College Town

We have had a number of clients retire to college towns. These are the most popular reasons. Universities offer some of the most interesting and diverse continuing education A university with a strong NCAA team is energizing to the community. … Continue reading

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Why Do We Move

The top three reasons why people move are: 1) better weather ranked highest for those of us who live in the East or Midwest; 2) better job opportunities, especially for millennials; 3) better proximity to family. Interestingly, 11 percent of … Continue reading

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Affording the Home You Really Want

Most buyers, well almost all buyers today, only get excited about homes that are completely updated. Unfortunately, those homes may also be priced out of reach as sellers look to recover those renovation costs.  If you are willing to take … Continue reading

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What Happened to Teardowns

Teardowns were very popular before the recession. Builders looked for older homes in established communities with great schools, recreation, shopping, entertainment, and access to transportation.  Affluent buyers found that this was often the only way to get a new home … Continue reading

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Stretching to Find A Better Home

It is refreshing to see new buyers planning to be in their next home for the next 10 – 20 years. With low interest rates and home prices still recovering, buyers are skipping past starter homes. It’s not just square footage, … Continue reading

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Back to the City

More people prefer to live near the center of a city or town, minimizing commutes and located near restaurants and entertainment.  This seems to be a shift away from the traditional urban migration to suburban space.  But when you look … Continue reading

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