In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “Buying a home is the escalator to wealth in America. Homeownership can also help you retire early, that is, if you pay your mortgage off.” Bach suggests that homebuyers should, “Take out a[...]

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Buying Is Now 26.3% Cheaper Than Renting in the US

The results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that homeownership remains cheaper than renting, with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage, in 98 of the 100 largest metro areas in the United States. In the six years that Trulia[...]

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Housing Will Not Fall Victim to Next Economic Storm

  Some experts are calling for a slowdown in the economy later this year and most economists have predicted that the next recession could only be eighteen months away. The question is, what impact will a recession have on the[...]

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Demand for Homes to Buy Continues to Climb

Across the United States, there is a severe mismatch between the low number of houses for sale and the high demand for those houses! First-time homebuyers are out in force and are being met with a highly competitive summer real[...]

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The #1 Reason to List Your House for Sale NOW!

If you are debating whether or not to list your house for sale this year, here is the #1 reason not to wait! Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale. The National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) Chief Economist Lawrence[...]

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Homes More Affordable Today Than 1985-2000

Rising home prices have many concerned that the average family will no longer be able to afford the most precious piece of the American Dream – their own home. However, it is not just the price of a home that[...]

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Sellers Win: Average Homeowner Gaining $40,000 at Resale

  According to an analysis recently released by Zillow, the average homeowner pocketed $38,856, or a 20.8 percent return, when selling, having had their home for 8.4 years. “In a housing market that’s been plagued by low inventory and increasing[...]

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4 Steps to Follow When Presenting an Offer in Today’s Market!

  So, you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call a ‘home,’ and you’ve finally found it! The price is right, and in such a competitive market, you want to make sure that you make a great offer so[...]

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WALKING MOUNTAINS SCIENCE CENTER CELEBRATE 20 YEARS BY HONORING FOUNDERS!

Honoring founder Kim Langmaid, the Walking Mountains Science Center will be celebrating 20 years of providing natural science education to the Eagle River Valley community on July 10, 2018. Called the “Taste of Nature”, the annual gala fundraising event is[...]

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When Is a Good Time to Rent? Not Now!

People often ask if now is a good time to buy a home, but nobody ever asks whether or not it’s a good time to rent. Regardless, we want to make certain that everyone understands that now is NOT a[...]

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