Real Estate Agent Guides
Your definitive guide to finding the best REALTOR® to buy or sell a home. A good real estate agent can make the difference between a good home sale and a bad one.
U.S. Cities With the Fastest Growing and Dropping Real Estate Values
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, home prices have been fluctuating nonstop. With many employees transitioning to remote work, people suddenly were able to move to different parts of the country, as they no longer had to worry about living near their office. Some opted to move out of major cities to the suburbs, and others chose to buy homes near beaches and in locales with warmer temperatures. Because of this, some U.S. home prices have skyrocketed, while others have been rapidly de
Which Cities Have the Highest and Lowest Property Taxes in the United States?
If you own a home or commercial property, you know that property taxes can be an expensive part of the package. Although often a big expense, property taxes help pay for municipal services like street maintenance, sanitation, police, libraries, and more. Some cities in the United States pay considerably more in property taxes than others. Do you know which cities have the lowest and highest property taxes in the U.S.? The researchers at RealEstateAgents.com looked at property tax data from the
The Average Age and Income of Home Buyers (and Home Sellers) in the 50 Biggest Metro Areas
The average age of home buyers in the United States is 47 years old, while the average age of home sellers in the U.S. is 55 years old. The average incomes of home buyers and sellers in the U.S. are just below $100,000, with only a small margin of $2,500 between the two amounts. How do these national averages compare to those who are buying a new home or selling a home in the most bustling metropolitan areas of the country? To seek out the answer, RealEstateAgents.com analyzed data from the Home
A Guide to Down Payment Assistance for Homebuyers
Owning a home is a gateway to long-term financial stability. Buying a house gives you and your family a place to live, but it is also an investment. Over time you gain financial equity in your property in two ways: first, by paying down your mortgage & subsequently gaining equity in your home and second, through appreciation as the value of your home rises (hopefully) with the real estate market. One of the biggest challenges to making a first home purchase is the down payment. In a survey by Z
Sellers: the Best Way to Find the right Listing Agent
Get the highest possible price when you sell your home - find the best listing agent with our guide. The difference between a good real estate agent and a bad one can be tens of thousands of dollars.
Why A Great REALTOR® Helps You Buy And Sell Successfully
Most people buy or sell a home once every 7 years. Buying a home is the single largest purchase most people make in their lifetimes - use a professional to help - it will save you money and stress.