20 key signs that Your house value is changing

The intent of this article is to show how these 20 indicators are key signs that your home may be losing value. They are and that’s true. However, the items in this article also does a GREAT job pointing out all the things that a Realtor takes into consideration when pricing a home.

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Posted on July 27, 2019 at 8:45 am
Jim Smoak | Category: Market Info

The housing market is about to shift for buyers

It looks like it will continue to be a seller’s market for some time. As this article states, real estate is local, so although national numbers do add some value and context, it is only color commentary when talking about the local market. Continue reading

Posted on July 11, 2019 at 8:53 pm
Jim Smoak | Category: Market Info

WTH is an iBuyer??

All industries are exposed to disruption, and the real estate industry is not immune. The advent of Uber and Lyft were disrupters to the taxicab industry, and they have taken a sizable chunk of the market since their entrance.  iBuyers represent a disruption to the real estate model, but disrupters aren’t all successful or equal. I think this one, however, has it’s place in the industry and will have staying power, but only for a small segment of the industry.  Continue reading

Posted on July 11, 2019 at 8:46 pm
Jim Smoak | Category: Market Info