Working with Clients Archive

It’s National Puppy Day, and NAR Knows It’s a Dog’s House

It’s National Puppy Day, one of the cutest days of the year (I’m looking at you National Kitten Day)! According to the National Association of REALTORS® 2017 report Animal House: Remodeling Impact, homeowners will be one of the largest...
March 23, 2017

Remember Realtors® on National Salesperson Day

Today is National Salesperson Day! The first Friday of March honors the American professional salesperson for their hard work and dedication to the work they perform.  Since 2000, National Salesperson Day is an opportunity to celebrate the 1.2 million...
March 3, 2017

Story Idea: Selling in Winter

Selling a home during the winter months can be an overwhelming undertaking. For most families the holidays are already a stressful time of year, so adding a house sale to the mix is an intimidating prospect. However, there are...
January 5, 2017

How Currency Fluctuations Impact the Global Real Estate Market

The saying goes that all real estate is local, but in our global economy, not all buyers are local. In fact, according to NAR’s 2016 Profile of International Activity in U.S. Residential Real Estate, foreign buyers purchased more than $102 billion...

Hey, Single Home Owner: You are not alone

It’s National Singles Week, a week that recognizes single men and women, a population of 107 million Americans. Single men and women make up a large portion of the adult American population – 45 percent to be exact, according...
September 20, 2016

Did you know? US Military Say a Home is a Good Investment

A place to call home is often times one of the few constants for the families of the brave men and women defending our country. At a median age of 34 years old, the typical active-service buyer was a...
July 4, 2016

Did you know? Increased mobility means military buyers and sellers rely on real estate agents

Veterans and active-service buyers purchased a home a lot further away from their previous residence (at 75 miles and 28 miles, respectively) than buyers who never served in the military (10 miles). Among the biggest factors influencing neighborhood choice,...
July 1, 2016

Not Joking Around: Correcting Four Housing Market Myths

In the spirit of any jokester’s favorite day of the year, I bring you the most common housing myths. Thanks to the magnificent data from NAR Research, these statements are as laughable as many of the false assertions you’ll...
April 1, 2016

Infographic: Home Buyers Going Green

Green and energy-efficient home features are more popular than ever with recent home buyers. Below are a few green real estate-related tidbits from NAR’s Research division to enjoy this St. Patrick’s Day. See more from NAR Research at economistsoutlook.blogs.realtor.org....
March 14, 2016

The Myth of the Millennial Homebuyer

They’re eschewing buying a home in the suburbs like the plague. They prefer their first home to be as close as possible to the nearest coffee shop or “hip” restaurant. Space? Who needs it. Who am I referring to?...
March 9, 2016