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More Homes Needed, Please!

Your Local July Housing Market Report
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on July 29, 2020 in  uncategorized
MORE HOMES PLEASE…AGAIN! I’ve been writing these monthly posts for a couple of years now and love it. I have to admit that I’ve become a little bit of a stats nerd. I now find myself thinking about how the numbers will come in each month. Here is what I thought would happen this month in the U.S.: Sales: I predicted a national rise of 15%. I had the right idea but was a bit off. The National Association of Realtors just reported that sales rose a record 20.7% over May! Wow! The early impact of C... read more

Market at a Glance

June 2020
Posted by Sheryl Garcie on July 27, 2020 in  Market Statistics
June 2020 Market OverviewShreveport/Bossier, LA – (Caddo, Bossier, Desoto Parishes only) June Summary: Sales were up big. Average price was down. Inventory levels at new all-time low.   Sales: Four months now into the Covid-19 epidemic, homes continue to sell….and that’s exactly what they did in June. June had the highest number of monthly closings we’ve seen in 2 years and was the best June we’ve seen since 2006. There were 508 closed sales this June versus 452 in June last yea... read more

What to Know When Buying New Construction

Important Questions to Ask
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on July 27, 2020 in  uncategorized
There’s nothing like moving into a home that is truly new, with no smells, smudges or dust left behind by a previous owner. Even better is when you get to make your own custom selections. But buying from a builder is a different ball game and it’s important you know how to play. Consider these questions if you are considering new construction. Should you use a real estate agent? We think so! The builder may have sales agents or an assistant that helps buyer’s through the process, but tho... read more

Tips for Moving During COVID-19

Planning on moving soon?
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on July 22, 2020 in  COVID-19  Moving Tips
Planning on moving soon? Here are some of our top safety tips for moving during COVID-19 to protect your family and belongings.The following is a guest post written by Laura McHolm, Co-Founder NorthStar Moving Company  Over the past few months, we have all been learning how to adapt to the changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. While many of our social events or travel plans have been put on hold, moving does not have to be. Moving and Storage are actually considered essential businesses, which means the... read more

Top 5 Post Pandemic Real Estate Predictions

My, How the times are changing!
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on July 22, 2020 in  Buying A Home  COVID-19
We've all been home more than ever before and for many of us, it has helped us determine what we actually NEED. Acording to Forbes, these are the top post pandemic real estate predictions: 1. Buyers will upsize – especially those in smaller condos or city spaces who were cramped up during quarantine. 2. Outdoor space and home offices are moving to the top of the “must have” lists – Having a great outdoor space is predicted to be in high demand, whether it’s a bigger yard, nice amenit... read more
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