How Much Down Payment You Need In Order To Buy Your Home Published: March 30, 2023 | By: Keeping Current Matters As you set out to buy a home, saving for a down payment is likely top of mind. But you may still have questions about the process, including how much to save and where to start. If that sounds like you, your down payment could […]

How Homeownership Is Life Changing for Many Women

Published: March 30, 2023 | By: Keeping Current Matters   Throughout Women’s History Month, we reflect on the impact women have in our lives, and that includes impact on the housing market. In fact, since at least 1981, single women have bought more homes than single men each year, and they make up 17% of all households.   Why Is […]

Pre-Approval – A Critical First Step On Your Homebuying Journey Published: March 30, 2023 | By: Keeping Current Matters   If you’re planning to buy a home this year, one of the first steps on your journey is getting pre-approved. Especially in today’s market when mortgage rates are higher than they were just a few months ago, getting a mortgage pre- approval can be […]

How The Increase Rate Has Affected The Real Estate Market Published: March 30, 2023 | By: National Association of Realtors Key Highlights Pending home sales dropped for the fourth straight month, down 2% from August. Month-over-month, contract signings pulled back in all four major S. regions. Pending sales decreased in all regions compared to one year Pending home sales trailed off for the fourth […]

Benefits Of Investing In Real Estate

Published: March 30, 2023 | By: WRE News The benefits of investing in real estate include passive income, stable cash flow, tax advantages, diversification, and leverage. In this article, we explore the benefits of investing and common strategies for increasing positive outcomes.    BENEFITS OF REAL ESTATE INVESTING As with all articles on this site, […]

Millennials Are Still a Driving Force of Today’s Buyer Demand Published: March 29, 2023 | By: Keeping Current Matters If you’re thinking about selling your house but wondering if buyers are still out there, know that there are still people who are searching for a home to buy today. And your house may be exactly what they’re looking for. While the millennial generation has been dubbed […]

7 Things Today’s First-Time Homebuyers Should Consider

Published: March 29, 2023 | By: WRE News   In today’s market, things are a little intense for first-time home buyers. But just because house prices are skyrocketing and interest rates are higher than what they were a year ago doesn’t mean buying a home is out of reach for you. In this article, we […]

February 2023 Area Report – Portola Valley

Published: March 28, 2023 | By: Coldwell Banker Click this for more information:Area Report – Portola Valley Did you know that close to 25% of all homes sell without ever hitting the open market? Unlock access to hidden inventory that the public never sees UNLOCK PRIVATE ACCESS Related Stories Do You Have A Unique Real […]

The 5 Love Languages Of Customer Service Published: March 28, 2023 | By: Inman   In this hot, competitive market, clients need reassurance, which might mean customizing your service based on their ‘love language.’ Here’s how to do that.Real estate agents across the country are facing some of the most competitive markets in their careers. With these challenges come the need […]

American Express Unveils an Exclusive New Lounge in Midtown Manhattan

Published: March 26, 2023 | By: Coldwell Banker New York City, home to the statue of liberty, towering skyscrapers, and some of the nation’s most notoriously difficult-to-snag dinner reservations. The Big Apple’s longstanding reputation for dining exclusivity continues with a new lounge opening this month, courtesy of American Express. Taking over the entire 55th floor […]