How Rising Rates and Falling Prices Are Impacting Garner Home Buyers

Since reaching near all-time lows, mortgage interest rates have jumped to over 6% for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages. That’s a pretty substantial increase in less than two years, and it makes affordability a bigger issue for many home buyers. But on the flip side, higher rates likely mean falling home prices, which until recently have been … Continued

How to Prepare Your Home for Selling Success This Fall in Garner

Early fall in some markets is sometimes a hot selling season. But as days grow shorter and temperatures cooler, fall can present some challenges for home sellers, especially as fall edges closer to the holidays. In fact, November can be one of the slowest months of the year for home sales in many markets. So … Continued

5 Garner Home Buying Trends We’re Seeing in 2022

Trends in real estate over the past couple of years or so, owing in large part to COVID-19, have deviated from the expected and traditional. You likely know that home prices are up, inventory is low, and Millennials are making up a larger portion of the home-buying population. But there’s more going on that you … Continued

5 Tips to Help You Improve the Screen Appeal of You Garner Home

You’ve probably heard that when selling a home, you need to work on and enhance curb appeal. And that’s true. But now there’s “screen appeal.” This refers to the way your home appears in photos, videos, and virtual tours. It is critical that you get it right because most home buyers begin their home search … Continued

5 Things to do Before and After Closing in Garner

Having your bid accepted on that property you’ve been eyeing for months is an exciting time, but it’s important to keep a cool head and focus your energy toward closing. To assist you with getting everything done and ease the transition to your new home, here are 5 things to do before and after closing … Continued

6 Signs You Are Working With a Top Garner Area Real Estate Agent

Having a good real estate agent in your corner is vital for a smooth process and successful transaction. Buying or selling a home is stressful enough, and you don’t need the added stress of working with a questionable agent. There are more than two million active agents in the country, so how do you know … Continued