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Housing Price Free Fall?

The monthly MLS data dropped a couple days ago and I noticed an interesting phenomenon when looking at the numbers for Westchester single family home prices. Below is the chart showing median price month over month. Looking at that chart, you might think Westchester prices were in a free fall. Certainly if you watch any […]

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Take Advantage of Today’s Market

Are you ready for a blast of optimism in a bleak landscape of dire real estate news? If you listen to the national mainstream news and a lot of real estate agents right now, you might think the sky is falling and real estate is crashing. We are bombarded with that message day and night. […]

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Tell Me Again Why You’re Not Buying

Tell me again why you’re not buying real estate right now. High rates, you say? Well heck yes rates are crazy high and nobody saw this coming not that many months ago, but should you put your homebuying plans on hold? No.  In fact, I argue that right now is an extra opportune time to […]

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3 Data-Driven Reasons To Buy Real Estate Now

Right now is the best time to buy! Sounds exactly like something a real estate broker would say to you as rates are inching toward 8%, right? 😁 Well, I’m putting my data where my mouth is. 1| It’s Seasonal As we head into the holidays, home sales slow and prices weaken. ATTOM, a southern […]

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4 Hacks For High Interest Rates

Are you ready to fire your landlord? Or upsize? Or downsize? Or relocate? Are high interest rates holding you back? I’ve got four hacks to help. Except I’m an overachiever and added five bonus hacks. Your opportunities await! Before we launch in, let’s just take a minute to talk about rates and why they fluctuate. […]

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Buyers’ Markets vs. Sellers’ Markets

I talk ALL the time about buyers markets vs. sellers markets in our Trendline blog posts. Why does it matter? In a sellers’ market, there aren’t enough listings available and buyers are fighting for them. Sellers call all the shots. In a buyers’ market, there are tons of choices and buyers get to call the […]

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Let’s Get Adjustable!*

20 years ago, my husband and I bought a house together. We were newly married, living with five cats in an apartment and expecting a baby. This was long before I was selling real estate, but we had a real estate agent and mortgage lender we trusted implicitly, so we forged on and ended up […]

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The Trendline – Venice – August 2022

The MLS just dropped its July listings data earlier this week and I’m seeing a continuation of interesting trends in Venice. Trendline says → market is continuing its shift in favor of sellers after a very long run for buyers in Venice.  New listings have fallen off a cliff in Venice! June showed a 20% […]

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The Value Of Sold Listings Data

Sold Listings. If you google the term, what comes up is all the celebrity agents and lists of their own personal sold listings. They all seem to use the same social media consultant. The results are pretty much identical. Bragging about all the listings they got people to sell under their name is nice for […]

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The Trendline – Westchester – July 2022

The MLS dropped its June listings data today. Westchester prices continued their relentless march upward. New listings were up a smidge month over month, but on a rolling 12 month average, they were down dramatically. Inventory is around the 2.1 month mark and days on market continued at about 10 days. Trendline says → super sellers’ […]