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Coldwell Banker Gosslee's January Housing Market Update

Keeping you in the know
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on February 24, 2021 in  Press Release
HOPING EVERYONE IS OKAY! First COVID. Now this. What a tough time it has been for so many. We share your pain. Like you, so many of us at Coldwell Banker Gosslee lost power, had water damage and/or don’t have adequate water supply. It has been awful. I did want to get back into a little bit of normalcy and write my monthly blog on the state of the housing market. But out of respect for everything that has gone on, I won’t go as in-depth as I have been doing. Let’s start with inventory. I can&rsquo... read more

The Market at a Glance

January 2021
Posted by Sheryl Garcie on February 22, 2021 in  Market Statistics
January 2021 Market OverviewShreveport/Bossier, LA – (Caddo, Bossier, Desoto Parishes only) January Summary:  Sales up.  Average price up.  Inventory levels reach another new all-time low.   Sales:  January 2021 has continued the momentum of 2020, extending us into a 7th straight record month for home sales.   There were 377 closed sales this January versus 296 in January last year.   This is by far the most sales we have ever had in any January on recor... read more

How Long Does It Take To Close on a New Home?

Planning ahead
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on February 22, 2021 in  uncategorized
Whether you are buying or selling, the time it takes to close on a home can be a major headache. After all, You are ready to either get out of the old or in to the new! And no one likes to wait for new chapters!Today, we are talking all about how long it takes to close on a home. Let's get started!You found your dream home and you're ready to move in as soon as possible. Not so fast! These things take time. Here's why:The actual time it takes to close on a house could be anywhere between 4-6 weeks. This is because ... read more

First Steps to Purchasing a Home

We are here to walk you through the process
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on February 19, 2021 in  uncategorized
Thinking of purchasing a new home, but not really sure how to get started?Today, we are sharing the first steps you should be taking to prepare for buying your first home!STEP ONE: GET YOUR FINANCES IN ORDERHaving a pre-approval letter is the first step in purchasing a home. For proof of funds(cash), you'll need to call your banker. For a pre-qualification letter, you'll need to talk to a mortgage lender. Most lenders recommend not buying a house that costs over 3 to 5 times your annual household income. This way, ... read more

Solutions for Common Winter Plumbing Problems in Your Home

Tips to handle winter plumbing problems
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on February 17, 2021 in  uncategorized
Winter has arrived and it has brought some of the chilliest days in over a century.  It is crucial, now more than ever,to make sure your home is a safe haven to survive such extreme weather.  In sub zero temperatures, home maintenance can feel like a big daunting task. Here are some tips to handle common winter plumbing problems which I hope will make plumbing jobs seem less difficult and tedious: 1. Frozen Pipes It’s common to have pipes frozen due to extreme cold weather. This usually occurs when ... read more
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