The Kate Seaman Team Blog

Spring Housing Market Sees Houses in High Demand!

KEY POINTS There were nearly half as many homes for sale at the end of February, compared with a year earlier, according to a new calculation by realtor.com. A pullback by sellers resulted in roughly 207,000 fewer homes newly listed for sale in the first two months of 2021 compared with the average for the […]
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I NEED TO SELL MY HOME BUT IT IS TOO INCONVENIENT TO SHOW IT

Let’s face it, showing your home to potential homeowners can be inconvenient.  You have to straighten up, pack up the family, take the dog and vacate your home.  And the longer your home is on the market, the more burdensome it becomes. Sometimes the timing is just plain bad. But think twice before denying showings […]
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Now That 2021 Has Arrived – Is Your Home Feeling Smaller Now?

2020 has been an odd year to say the least, but has it opened up some new thoughts about what people are looking for in a forever home? ABSOLUTELY. After adapting to new lifestyles (remote work, virtual learning, working out at home, etc…) many are finding that the homes that seemed like they were big […]
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Calling All the Renters Out There!

  Renters – there are pluses and minuses involved in the housing  market as of December 22, 2020. Good news: more renters are able to afford buying! It went from 33% to 38% as of the 3rd Quarter of 2020. Bad news: down payments can be tricky for some renters , but don’t let that […]
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2021 – The Year for Optimism

2020 has been filled with challenges for certain, but good news – the 2021 real estate forecast is looking great! Why you ask? 1. The Economy Is Expected to Continue Improving “There is nothing fundamentally ‘broken’ in the economy that needs to heal…there was no obvious financial bubble driving excessive activity in any one economic […]
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The Winter Months are Heating Up – For Real Estate.

Winter is not the time for slowing down with the way this housing market has been! Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of Realtors says it perfectly – “The demand for home buying remains super strong…And we’re still likely to end the year with more homes sold overall in 2020 than in 2019…With persistent […]
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