How To Be A Successful Pittsburgh Home Buyer In A Seller’s Market

Holding sign the winner is

If you are a Pittsburgh home buyer, you probably have heard we are in a seller’s market! We have seen an unprecedented low inventory of available homes for sale. More buyers are looking to purchase a home than there are homes available to buy. Because the interest rates have been so low, it is no surprise that so many locals … Read More

5 Tips To Build Equity In Your Pittsburgh Home

Money and piggy bank

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

Home Appraisals In The Pittsburgh Real Estate Market

Kim Henderson Coldwell Bankder

Whether you are a buyer or a seller in the Pittsburgh real estate market, the findings of a home appraisal may affect you. So what do you need to know? The purpose of a home appraisal is to establish an accurate market value for a particular property. The appraiser’s unbiased opinion of value ensures the amount of money requested by … Read More

Pittsburgh Real Estate Update 2020

Laptop with house

The Pittsburgh real estate market has been hot even during a global pandemic. This year has been an unusual year, to say the least. We experienced a total shut down of our ability to sell homes for a couple months here in the Pittsburgh area. And yet, we are projecting to end the year higher than last year. I personally … Read More

Thankful, Grateful, Blessed

Find reasons to be grateful

I know I am stating the obvious when I say this has been an unusual year. I hope you can find reasons to be thankful as we head into this month of Thanksgiving. The pandemic has affected us all in different ways. We have experienced changes in our work environments, educational environments, and our social environments. Change is hard for … Read More

It is time to “Pumpkin Spice” your Pittsburgh Home!

When I think of fall, I think of the leaves’ beautiful colors, the cozy comfort of a bonfire, flannel, and Pumpkin Spice everything! This year more than ever, we look to our homes when the temperatures cool as a sanctuary of comfort and refuge. What can you do to bring the fall comfort feeling to your home? You first want … 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

So Many Offers in the Pittsburgh Real Estate Market!

We are still experiencing multiple offer situations on many homes in the Pittsburgh real estate market. Depending on the price range, condition, and location, buyers are heavily competing with each other to win the bid! Most sellers think it is a dream come true until they sit down to evaluate the offers. It can get confusing and overwhelming. You will … Read More

Summer Plans For Your Pittsburgh Home

Spring brought us some circumstances in Pittsburgh that I don’t think any of us could imagine. Due to a pandemic, we have spent more time in our homes than ever before. Even though businesses are opening in the Pittsburgh area, things are going to be different this summer. We may not be able to go to our favorite summer getaways … Read More