Is 2017 the year Millennials finally become homebuyers? Perhaps, but they’ll likely need a little help to close the deal. Many parents want to help their Millennial generation children become homeowners - especially those still living at home. The question to answer? What is the best thing to do to help Millennials become homebuyers? A [...]
By Ilyce Glink| 2017-08-18T14:46:12-05:00 November 4th, 2016|
Remember gold shag carpet and fake wood paneling? Home design trends come and go - fortunately the wood paneling trend is mostly gone - and the same is true for homebuying trends. If you want to give yourself the best chance at a new home, you’ve got to stay up to date on what’s happening [...]
By Ilyce Glink| 2017-04-26T10:18:09-05:00 December 23rd, 2015|
This article was updated on 3/27/17. Buying a home in a competitive market is difficult. Inventory is low in hot sellers’ markets, attracting numerous buyers to the same handful of homes, and some buyers will pull out all the stops to get their offers accepted. Popular homes can launch bidding wars between buyers. In addition, [...]
By Ilyce Glink| 2017-07-05T10:59:05-05:00 June 6th, 2012|
There are five important tips to preparing your home for sale and selling it quickly, from adding curb appeal to figuring out your minimum price. There’s a house for sale that we pass every day on the way to the office. The home’s exterior seems to be well taken care of, but the lawn isn’t [...]
By Ilyce Glink| 2017-06-07T13:49:49-05:00 December 11th, 2009|
It's that time of year again when Ilyce give you her home buying tips for the new year along with her personal financial resolutions for 2010.
By Ilyce Glink| 2017-03-21T16:01:47-05:00 December 23rd, 2002|
In 2002, more than 6.5 million existing and newly constructed homes were sold, a new record. Although sales of new and existing homes are breaking records, sales of second homes are increasing faster than sales of primary residences. Sales of investment or vacation homes have increased by 25 percent over the last five years to $50 billion per year and are projected to grow to $150 billion by 2005.
By Ilyce Glink| 2017-04-27T12:04:03-05:00 May 14th, 2001|
Times have really changed. Holiday weekends like Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter were once considered off-limits for home buyers and sellers. It was difficult to find agents who were willing to work on those days, since they were convinced that home buyers were busy celebrating with friends and family. Today, there are few days off in the real estate business.