If you’ve given even a casual thought to selling your house in the near future, this is the time to really think seriously about making a move. Here’s why this season is the ultimate seller's market. The latest Existing Home Sales Report from The National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows the ... » Learn More about What it Means to be in a Seller’s Market
I'm a mom, and we moved a few years ago to a neighborhood we love. Even with a fantastic location, moving as a teenager can be tough. Here are some tips on making the transition as smooth for them - and you - as possible. Moving can be a stressful time for families overall. While adults and young ... » Learn More about Helping Teens Navigate a Move
Right now, the housing market is full of outstanding opportunities for both buyers and sellers. Whether you’re thinking of buying your first home, moving up to a bigger one, or selling so you can downsize this spring, there are perks today that are powering big moves for people across the country. ... » Learn More about Buyer and Seller Perks in Today’s Housing Market
I was thrilled to Zoom recently with Susie Salinas, owner of Systems by Susie and Annapolis organizing guru. (Click here for my full interview with Susie!) A former teacher, event planner, and wedding coordinator, Susie was no stranger to systems and planning when she launched her home and ... » Learn More about Moving Forward with Rachel featuring Systems by Susie
According to data from the most recent Origination Insight Report by Ellie Mae, the average FICO® score on closed loans reached 753 in February. Lending standards have tightened recently, and many are concerned over whether or not their credit score is strong enough. Stricter lending standards could ... » Learn More about What Credit Score Do You Need for a Mortgage?