Talking Real Estate

May 2021 Newsletter

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Seller Advice

The Five-year Equity Rule

When you buy a home, plan on staying there for approximately five years. Why? You’ll need equity in order to sell the home without losing money.

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Buyer Advice

Will Home Prices Keep Rising?

Homebuyers are getting a lot of mixed messages this year. Interest rates are near record lows, but housing prices are still rising. So should you continue to rent or go ahead and take the plunge to buy?

Seller Advice
Seller Advice

Reduce Your Home’s Price the Right Way

The first two weeks of marketing are crucial. In that time, if your home has received few showings or offers, price is the most likely issue. It’s time to reduce the price, but do it the right way.


Put a Stake in Vampire Energy Use

You can check your thermostat, plug air leaks, replace worn insulation, and turn off lights when you leave the room, but there are other reasons your energy bills are higher.