The past year has been — excuse us —
unprecedented for many Americans. With the pandemic still influencing
Americans’ ability to work, move and navigate life, it’s no surprise that it is
also shaping homeownership trends in 2021. However, other factors, including
changing family dynamics and generational shifts, are also making a mark on
home purchases this year.
Looking for an overview? Here are some of
the top demographics driving the market in 2021.
As Realty Executives’ Jeff Ross and Renee Gaun were driving
clients around their well-loved city of Flagstaff, Arizona, they were asked a
Why don’t buyers’ agents show every property displaying a yard
It’s a legitimate question from many prospective buyers, and an
often-unrecognized service provided by the realtor. Read on to learn why a realtor
may skip some homes, and how working with an Executive simplifies your home
Remodeling your home? Have an extra room in the basement you’re not sure what to do with? Maybe it’s time to create the ultimate man cave! Whether you want a place for Friday night poker or to watch your favorite team take on their rivals, a man cave is the perfect place to sit back and relax. Check out these six essentials for creating a dream room.
As any homeowner will tell you, there’s more to a home than meets the
eye. One decision on the horizon is choosing between gas and electric. If
appliance choices have got you feeling the heat, know that it’s easier than you
think. Here are a few pointers on choosing the right stove for your needs.
Before 1960, when urban development began, senior homebuyers had a difficult time locating builders that could meet their unique requirements or build to suit. Today, there are still plenty of retirees looking to find their forever home. Seeing how more and more people choose to grow older in their own homes, it’s imperative that these homes meet their particular needs. Luckily, the market offers many options to help senior homeowners to live a quality life. With that said, let’s discuss the 7 features senior homebuyers should look for in a house.
year there seems to be a new phone, gadget or product that is a must-have on
everyone’s shopping list. But when it comes to shopping for a home, how does the newest home technology influence the
buying and selling process? Do homeowners need to add smart home features to
sell their homes? Should buyers be on the lookout for automation in their new
home? If, like most people, you have questions about home automation and the
real estate market, we have a few answers that may help you out.
Seasonal homes are known by many different names, and the names
often vary depending upon location. You may hear them called camps, cottages,
beach houses, cabins, or chalets. Many are located near the water, but
sometimes they are secluded in the woods or in the mountains. No matter what we
name them, these properties call to us and remind us of the carefree holidays
of our youth. Seasonal homes are the root of fond memories that include days on
a beach and in the water, and evenings by a campfire, roasting marshmallows,
telling stories, and eating s’mores.
Nonetheless, buying a vacation home is not for the faint of heart.
It is important to do your research before deciding to make an investment. Read
on for some considerations when searching for the perfect cottage.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that
about9.2 million children have to visit the
emergency department for an unintentional injury each year. Unfortunately, the
CDC also states that injuries are the leading
cause of death for children in the US and Canada, too.
Children are curious, easily distracted, and more prone to
injury than adults are. So, it’s important to take extra precautions to keep
them safe, even in the home.
Thankfully, most of the accidents mentioned in the CDC’s
research are preventable with the right approaches to safety. Here’s what you
need to know to minimize risks and make your home a safe and hazard-free space
Buying your first home is an exciting time.
You’ve decided to step out of the comfort of renting or staying somewhere
rent-free and step into a place you can truly call your own. But if you’re not interested
in a large space, is owning a condo the same thing as owning a house?
Both options have their benefits and
drawbacks, but it ultimately comes down to what you value in a home. You must
choose which option fits you correctly, or you might find yourself thinking the
grass is greener on your neighbor’s lawn.
We’ll walk you through the process and differences of buying a condo vs. buying a house.
Realty Executives Home Towne of Port Huron, Michigan, is pleased to announce that Lisa Glombowski has been honored as the Eastern Thumb Association of Realtors® 2021 Realtor of the Year. This award recognizes the behaviors and attributes that make a real estate professional shine: service to the community and the association, ethical behavior, commitment to bettering the profession, and participation in civic and charitable opportunities. Nominees for the award were submitted by peers in the association. The final selection was made by an anonymous vote by the Board of Directors.
Looking back, Glombowski says she carried an unexplainable attraction to real estate for years before deciding to make a career switch. Despite having multiple people try to dissuade her, she obtained her license in 2013. “I was working at an orthodontist office, my kids were off to college, and I felt that I finally had the time to commit to starting my own business,” she said. “What was the worst that could happen? No matter what, I was going to gain knowledge.”