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You’ve Played the Housing Market Perfectly. Don’t Blow it Now!




You've Played the Real Estate Market Perfectly! Don't Blow It Now! | Keeping Current Matters

Many people suffered through the housing crisis. We realize that most of the heartache was the result of a housing and mortgage market gone wild. Many consumers were swept away by the waters of a frenzied real estate market that resulted in a crisis even the experts didn’t see coming.

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Home Prices…Where are They Headed?




Home Prices... Where are they Headed? | Keeping Current Matters

Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey.

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Bigger Ads Don't Make Dumber Buyers




Bigger Ads Don't Make Dumber Buyers | Keeping Current Matters

Being 'in and around' the real estate business for over 30 years, we are still confused about the importance both sellers and real estate agents put on advertising.  Decades ago, advertising a home was important to attract a buyer because there was no other way for an individual real estate office to announce to the world that a house was now on the market.

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The Importance of Using an Agent When Selling Your Home




The Importance of Using an Agent when Selling Your Home | Keeping Current Matters

When a homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible price with the least amount of hassles. However, for the vast majority of sellers, the most important result is to actually get the home sold.

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Zillow + Trulia: Why It is NOT the End for Agents




Zillow + Trulia: Why it is NOT the End for Agents | Keeping Current Matters

Yesterday, Zillow announced the acquisition of Trulia. Some industry experts are predicting the end of the real estate business as we know. They used words like “checkmate” and “kill shot”. Though we agree that aspects of the industry will be forced to evolve perhaps quicker than they had hoped, we believe this will be an evolution not a revolution. No one needs to die.

THE EVOLUTION

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