5 Reasons to Sell Your House This Spring

When selling a house, most homeowners hope for a quick and profitable transaction that puts them in a position to make a great move. If you’re waiting for the best time to win as a seller, the market is calling your name this spring. Here are five reasons why this is...

Auburn Washington is a winner!

Would you look at these numbers? Auburn is a clear winner in median home price appreciation over the last 10 years. Check out the below interactive map to see how home prices have changed over the years. Curious what how your home has fared?

How to Prepare Your House for a Winning Sale This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights With so few homes available to buy today, houses are in high demand, and they’re selling fast. That means it’s a great time to sell if you’re ready to make a move. Let’s connect to make sure your house is ready for a top-dollar sale this spring. It may...

Is It a Good Time to Sell My House?

Last year, many homeowners thought twice about selling their houses due to the onset of the health crisis. This year, however, homeowners are beginning to regain their confidence when it comes to selling safely. The latest Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) by...

How Smart Is It to Buy a Home Today?

https://janaschmidt.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/how-smart-is-it-to-buy-a-home-today.mp4 Whether you’re buying your first home or selling your current house, if your needs are changing and you think you need to move, the decision can be complicated. You may have to...

Home Prices: What Happened in 2020? What Will Happen This Year?

The real estate market was on fire during the second half of 2020. Buyer demand was way up, and the supply of homes available for sale hit record lows. The price of anything is determined by the supply and demand ratio, so home prices skyrocketed last year. Dr. Lynn...

What Are the Benefits of a 20% Down Payment?

If you’re thinking of buying a home this year, you may be wondering how much money you need to come up with for your down payment. Many people may think it’s 20% of the loan to secure a mortgage. While there are plenty of lower down payment options available for...

The 4 ‘L’s and why home prices aren’t likely to drop

New construction has always been the key to housing liquidity. New homes create a place for people to go; freeing up their previous home for someone else to buy. Many real estate industry leaders as well as politicians have been calling on builders to build more...

It’s a Sellers’ Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights Over the past year, homeowners have gained an unprecedented opportunity to sell with great success while buyer demand is soaring. With homes selling twice as fast as they did last year at this time, getting multiple offers, and rising in price,...