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    What To Expect if You Buy or Sell a Home This June

    By Bethany Russell | June 4, 2024

    June is a busy month in the housing market because a lot of people buy and sell this time of year. So, if you’ve got a move on your mind and you’re looking to make it happen this month, here’s a snapshot of what you need to know to make sure you’re ready. Read More

    The Best Way To Keep Track of Mortgage Rate Trends

    By Charles Russell | April 24, 2024

    If you’re thinking about buying a home, chances are you’ve got mortgage rates on your mind. You’ve heard about how they impact how much you can afford in your monthly mortgage payment, and you want to make sure you’re factoring that in as you plan your move. The problem is, with all the headlines in the news about rates lately, it... Read More

    Don’t Wait Until Spring to Sell Your House

    By Bethany Russell | February 2, 2024

    As you think about the year ahead, one of your big goals may be moving. But, how do you know when to make your move? While spring is usually the peak homebuying season, you don’t actually need to wait until spring to sell. Here's why. Read More

    The Return of Normal Seasonality for Home Price Appreciation

    By Charles Russell | October 2, 2023

    If you’re thinking of making a move, one of the biggest questions you have right now is probably: what’s happening with home prices? Despite what you may be hearing in the news, nationally, home prices aren’t falling. It’s just that price growth is beginning to normalize. Here’s the context you need to really understand that trend. Read More

    Cathy Shaw joins Russell Realty

    By Bethany Russell | September 28, 2023

    Veteran Agent Cathy Shaw has joined Russell Realty. Read More

    House not selling?

    By Bethany Russell | September 28, 2023

    Why Your House Didn’t Sell If your listing expired and your house didn’t sell, you’re likely feeling a little frustrated. Not to mention, you’re also probably wondering what went wrong. Here are three questions to think about as you figure out what to do next. Did You Limit Access to Your House? One of the biggest... Read More

    Home Price Forecast Revised for 2023

    By Admin | September 11, 2023

    Last year, some housing experts projected a decline in home prices by the end of 2023. But this forecast has been revised. Read More

    Why you don’t need to fear the return of the ARM

    By Charles Russell | August 24, 2023

    Why You Don’t Need To Fear the Return of Adjustable-Rate Mortgages If you remember the housing crash back in 2008, you may recall just how popular adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) were back then. And after years of being virtually nonexistent, more people are once again using ARMs when buying a home. Let’s break down why that’s... Read More

    Pricing Your House Right Still Matters Today

    By Bethany Russell | August 3, 2023

    While this isn’t the frenzied market we saw during the ‘unicorn’ years, homes that are priced right are still selling quickly and seeing multiple offers right now. That’s because the number of homes for sale is still so low. Data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows 76% of homes sold within a month and the average saw 3.5 offers in... Read More

    Home Prices Didn’t Crash

    By Admin | June 9, 2023

    During the fourthquarter of last year, many housing experts predicted home prices were going to crash this year. Here are a few of those forecasts: Jeremy Siegel, Russell E. Palmer Professor Emeritus of Finance at the Wharton School of Business: “I expect housing prices fall 10% to 15%, and the housing prices are accelerating on... Read More