Tag: real estate
Catawba County Reaches 6,300 Tax Valuation Appeals
The property revaluation in Catawba County was the biggest jump in values we have seen in a very long time, and have since stirred up roughly 6,300 property owners to appeal their new valuation. Most valuations were increased by 50-70%, so many people saw an increase of well over $100,000. With many of the counties…
Wholesalers- How Do They Differ From Realtors?
In recent years, there has been a growing trend of something called wholesaling. Traditionally, wholesalers were a type of investor, but more recently they have started acting as more of a real estate agent. Let’s get into how they are doing it. What is Wholesaling? In the past, and still in a technical sense, wholesaling…
How To Sell Your Home FAST
Follow these tips to get your home sold quickly without sacrificing any money from the sale!
What 2023 Will Bring For The Hickory NC Housing Market
From tight competition to aggressive rate hikes, 2022 was a very unique year for the housing market. With house sales steadily declining into the beginning of 2023, many people are wondering if 2023 will be the year to buy a home or perhaps keep renting. Many sites online say that the housing market could have…
The 2022 Housing Market: Record Highs and Record Lows
The 2022 market was one for the books. We saw some positive all-time highs in 2022, such as home values, and some other highs that aren’t so positive (like interest rates). We also saw record lows. Record low interest rates and record low days on market were the new normal in the early months of…
Recession vs Crash: What To Expect From Our Housing Market
The Real Estate Market in North Carolina has started to see the affects of rising rates and lower demand, but here are a few reasons why the market will not crash again like it has before.
Should You Put Offers on Multiple Properties in North Carolina at Once?
Here is our question- with the recent addition of the Due Diligence deposit, and no rules stopping buyers from doing this- is it a good idea to put offers in on multiple properties in NC? At first, this question might not make much sense. After all, why would you agree to purchase two properties? Why…
Experts Claim We Are In A “Housing Recession”- At Least, In Some Aspects
Just months ago, the market was at the peak of what we’ve experienced. Prices were increasing every month and it seemed like you could sell a house within just a few hours of it being listed. Now, some are saying we are in a Housing Recession- at least, in some aspects. Well, it’s no surprise…
Homebuyer Competition Drops to Lowest Level Since Beginning of Pandemic
The demand for single-family homes has rapidly climbed in the past two years, as the coronavirus shut down encouraged people to look for more living space. The increased demand, limited by low inventory and encouraged by low interest rates led to home appreciation unlike anything we had seen before- until last month. According to a…
Real Estate Frequently Asked Questions
How Should I Prepare My House Before Listing It? You’ve heard it before and it’s as true with real estate as anything else- first impressions matter. It’s a good idea to make sure everything is working good and there are no glaring problems in the house. Make sure the rooms are clean and de-cluttered so…