One of the most buzzed-about benefits of homeownership is the ability to build equity in your Pittsburgh home. Equity is merely the difference between what you owe on the home and your home’s value. If your home is currently worth $250,000 and you owe $150,000 on your home, you have $100,000 equity in your home. Equity can be an important … Read More
What’s Next for the Pittsburgh Real Estate Market?
I am asked this question frequently. I wish I could pull out a crystal ball and get the answer to that question. Many factors will determine how the Pittsburgh Real Estate Market market will perform. Although the pandemic has put the brakes on the economy, experts are predicting the housing market will play a big part in the economic recovery. … Read More
5 Tips To Win A Bidding War On Your New Pittsburgh Home
We have indeed been experiencing a bustling real estate market here in Pittsburgh. Homes are still selling quickly with multiple offers. Sellers are ecstatic, but some buyers are becoming frustrated. When you find the home of your dreams, what should you do to win against other competing offers? Although I don’t have a crystal ball to know what offer will … Read More
Overcoming Buying Fears on Homes for Sale in Pittsburgh
If you are purchasing your first home in Pittsburgh, you may be experiencing what many first-time homebuyers go through. Buying a home is a life changing experience and one of the largest purchases you will ever make. You may find yourself questioning your decision. Is this really the right time to buy a house? The best way to answer this … Read More
What can prevent a home from selling in the current Pittsburgh Real Estate Market?
As you may have heard, the Pittsburgh Real Estate Market has been booming! It’s a seller’s market & there are not enough homes on the market for the number of buyers looking for a home to purchase. Even still, there are obstacles to overcome even in a busy market. Some of the obstacles I see are: Pricing Determining the market … Read More
Should You Sell For Sale by Owner in this Pittsburgh Real Estate Market?
When the sales are hot in a real estate market, sellers are tempted to go it on their own. If you have been thinking about selling your home on your own, let me share a few reasons why you may want to reconsider. Asking Price – determining the correct asking price is a crucial step to ensure a quick sale. … Read More
Selling Your Home in the Fall
I am often asked if selling your home in the Fall is difficult. The simple answer is no. The Fall can be as good as any other time to sell your home. Most people have taken their vacation, the kids are back in school, and the temperatures are cooling down. Buyers are ready to look after their busy summer … Read More
Staging Tips to Sell Your Home Quickly.
Lately, I’ve had several homeowners ask if it’s a good time to sell. My first response is that with Pittsburgh’s very stable and affordable real estate market, almost any time is a good time to buy and/or sell. But, homeowners are wondering if the weather will affect the amount of money they will profit when I market, list and help to sell their … Read More
What is my home value when inventory is low?
Determining Home Values Many of my clients have had several questions and comments about the current market in Pittsburgh. Over the past few months, the inventory available in our city and suburbs has been rather low. Basically, there are not a lot of homes on the market, but a good amount of buyers that are looking. With this type of market … Read More