Kerri Dowling's Blog Posts

Don't wait for Foreclosures!

Why a Wave of Foreclosures Is Not on the WayWith forbearance plans coming to an end, many are concerned the housing market will experience a wave of foreclosures similar to what happened after the

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One of the BIGGEST questions before selling...

Should I Update My House Before I Sell It? [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsIf you’re deciding whether you should make updates before you sell your house, lean on your &

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Home Equity is Growing!

Your Home Equity Is Growing [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsIf you’re a homeowner, today’s rising equity is great news. On average, homeowners have gained $51,500 in equity

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October is the Sweet Spot!

Early October is the Sweet Spot for BuyersAre you looking to buy a home? If so, we’ve got good news for you.While there’s no denying the housing market is having a great year,

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Why waiting to buy will cost you!

Two Reasons Why Waiting a Year To Buy Could Cost YouIf you’re a renter with a desire to become a homeowner, or a homeowner who’s decided your current house no longer fits your needs, you

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Way to go young people!

More Young People Are Buying HomesThere’s a common misconception that younger generations aren’t interested in homeownership. Many people point to the fact that millennials put off

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Buyer's now leaning toward existing homes!

Surprising Shift Favors Homeowners: Buyers Now Prefer Existing HomesIn April, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) posted an article, Home Buyers’ Preferences Shift

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Maybe consider a condo in this market!

Looking for a Place To Call Home? Consider a Condominium.It’s no secret that one of the top stories in today’s real estate market is low housing supply and high buyer demand. If you;

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The Market Explained....

Today’s Real Estate Market Explained Through 4 Key TrendsAs we move into the second half of the year, one thing is clear: the current real estate market is one for the record books. The exact

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Is it time to change your home?

Remote Work Has Changed Our Home Needs. Is It Time for Your Home To Change, Too?Over the past year, many homeowners realized what they need in a home is changing, especially with the rise in remote

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Things to know when making an offer!

5 Things Homebuyers Need To Know When Making an OfferWhen it comes to buying a house, you’re looking for the perfect place to call home. The problem is, in today’s market there just aren

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2021 is not like 2008!

Why This Is Not Like 2008 AgainDuring the Great Recession, just over a decade ago, the financial systems the world depended on started to collapse. It created a panic that drove some large companies

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Hope is on the way!!!

Hope Is on the Horizon for Today’s Housing ShortageThe major challenge in today’s housing market is that there are more buyers looking to purchase than there are homes available to buy.

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Real Estate is the Best Investment!

Americans Choose Real Estate as the Best Investment [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsFor the eighth year in a row, real estate maintained its position as the preferred long-term investment

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Buying a Home is Still Affordable!

Buying a Home Is Still AffordableThe last year has put emphasis on the importance of one’s home. As a result, some renters are making the jump into homeownership while some homeowners are re

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Might be a great time to sell your vacation home or rental home....!

Why This Is a Great Year to Sell Your Vacation HomeAs vaccines are administered and travel resumes, many of us are beginning to plan for those long-awaited vacations we missed out on over the past

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So many reasons why you should buy a home!!!

82,338 Great Reasons to Buy a Home TodayThe financial benefits of buying a home as compared to renting one are always up for debate. However, one element of the equation is often ignored – the

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So many benefits to owning a home!

Homeownership Is Full of Financial BenefitsA Fannie Mae survey recently revealed some of the most highly-rated benefits of homeownership, which continue to be key drivers in today

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Being a Seller in this market!

What It Means To Be in a Sellers’ MarketIf 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

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How to make a winning offer!

How to Make a Winning Offer on a HomeToday’s homebuyers are faced with a strong sellers’ market, which means there are a lot of active buyers competing for a relatively

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How to be a COMPETITIVE Buyer in this market!!!

How to Be a Competitive Buyer in Today’s Housing Market [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsWith so few houses for sale today, it’s important to be prepared when you’re ready to

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Why you should sell in spring!

5 Reasons to Sell Your House This SpringWhen selling a house, most homeowners hope for a quick and profitable transaction that puts them in a position to make a great move. If you’re waiting

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What an increase in rates look like for buyers

The Reason Mortgage Rates Are Projected to Increase and What It Means for YouWe’re currently experiencing historically low mortgage rates. Over the last fifty years, the average on a 

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Biggest Question right now in the market!!!

Are There Going to Be More Homes to Buy This Year?If you’re looking for a home to purchase right now and having trouble finding one, you’re not alone. At a time like this when there are

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Why Buying a Home is the Best Decision you can make this year!

Want to Build Wealth? Buy a Home This Year.Every year, households across the country make the decision to rent for another year or take the leap into homeownership. They look at their earnings and

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Why owning a home is still more affordable than renting!

Owning a Home Is Still More Affordable Than Renting OneIf spending more time at home over the past year is making you really think hard about buying a home instead of renting one, you;

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Expert Views for 2021...

Four Expert Views on the 2021 Housing MarketThe housing market was a shining star in 2020, fueling the economic turnaround throughout the country. As we look forward to 2021, can we expect real

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Don't Wait!!!

Why Not to Wait Until Spring to Make a MoveThe housing market recovery coming into the new year has been nothing short of remarkable. Many experts agree the turnaround from the nation’s

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