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2020 Interior Design Trends

Posted by Ed Mueck on February 27, 2020 in  uncategorized
If you’ve just bought a house, or you’re in the market to update your interior, 2020 has a few big trends to follow! A new decade means a new stylish change to furniture, paint, and decor. With European inspiration and emphasis on adding color, these trends are fun and versatile!    Classic Blue The 2020 Pantone Color of the Year is a deep shade of blue. There are plenty of beautiful ways to have classic blue in your home: whether it’s a stunning painted wall, a versatile bedside table i... read more

Opportunity in the Luxury Market This Year

Posted by Ed Mueck on February 25, 2020 in  uncategorized
Homes priced in the top 25% of a price range for a particular area of the country are considered “premium homes.” At the start of last year, many of the more expensive homes listed for sale hadn’t seen as much interest, since much of the demand for housing over the past few years has come from first-time buyers looking for starter homes. It looks like buyer activity, however, is starting to show a shift in this segment. According to the January Luxury Report from the Insti... read more

The #1 Misconception in the Homebuying Process

Posted by Ed Mueck on February 20, 2020 in  uncategorized
After over a year of moderating home prices, it appears home value appreciation is about to reaccelerate. Skylar Olsen, Director of Economic Research at Zillow, explained in a recent article:  “A year ago, a combination of a government shutdown, stock market slump and mortgage rate spike caused a long-anticipated inventory rise. That supposed boom turned out to be a short-lived mirage as buyers came back into the market and more than erased the inventory gains. As a natural reaction,... read more

The Overlooked Financial Advantages of Homeownership

Posted by Ed Mueck on February 18, 2020 in  uncategorized
There are many clear financial benefits to owning a home: increasing equity, building net worth, growing appreciation, and more. If you’re a renter, it’s never too early to make a plan for how homeownership can propel you toward a stronger future. Here’s a dive into three often-overlooked financial benefits of homeownership and how preparing for them now can steer you in the direction of greater stability, savings, and predictability. 1. You Won’t Always Have a Monthly Housing Payment Accord... read more

The #1 Reason to List Your House Right Now

Posted by Ed Mueck on February 13, 2020 in  uncategorized
The success of the U.S. residential real estate market, like any other market, is determined by supply and demand. This means we need to look at how many potential purchasers are in the market versus the number of houses that are available to buy. With early 2020 housing data now rolling in, it’s quite evident there are two big stories impacting this year’s residential real estate market: 1. Buyer demand is already extremely strong2. Housing supply is at a historically low level Demand Showing... read more
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