Winter-time Fun Around Lake Norman

Feeling bored this winter and sick of staring at those screens? Well take another moment on that screen to view this post to give you some fresh ideas on what to do this winter near Lake Norman. 🙂

What to expect for the 2022 real estate market

I know many buyers are “waiting out the market” hoping to see a crash. I wouldn’t hold your breath. This isn’t a replica of 2008. There isn’t a bubble. It is simply high buyer demand and low inventory. Rates are still low, however experts are showing a steady tick up. If you wait, you could end up paying more than if you buy now.

Upsizing Your Home: Read this first

Know your why, the motivation for a bigger home. Is it necessary to move to fulfill your desire? Know what lifestyle you want to live, can you afford (preapproved from your lender) the upsize and maintain this lifestyle? Envision yourself in this bigger home, do you have a vision for the extra space? Or do you simply just “feel” like more space would be better? Knowing your why, will help you envision how you want your home to be. If you’ve decided that it’s time to upsize, make a game plan. Are you going to sell first, or buy first? Reach out to me to discus

CREATE A MORE ENERGY-EFFICIENT HOME WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK

Many homeowners would love to invest in making their property more energy-efficient. Going green can save you a lot of money over time and is great for the environment, but the up-front costs can be significant. Fortunately, there are some energy-efficient changes you can make to your home without draining too much of your bank account.

WHICH FEATURES ARE YOUNG BUYERS LOOKING FOR IN A HOME?

Millennials are the second-largest segment of home buyers, ranking behind only baby boomers, according to the National Association of Realtors. Here are five features that tend to entice millennials who are looking to buy.

FIVE NEGOTIATING TACTICS THAT CAN KILL A SALE

Up your negotiation tactics with these tips! Just in time for #tiptuesday 🙂 As always, reach out to me anytime for more advice, tips, tricks, and DIY’s. I’m a quick call, click, or email away.