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Monday, March 4, 2024   /   by Don Minehart

"Unlocking the Art of Home Listing: A 6-Step Journey with Sharon St.Clair and Jennifer DiLucia"

Welcome to a captivating discussion that unveils the secrets behind the intricate process of listing a home. In this exclusive video blog, Sharon St.Clair of the Marshall | StClair Group at Keller Williams teams up with the dynamic professional podcaster, Jennifer DiLucia, from the renowned 'Spill it with Me Jenny D' podcast. Together, they delve into the nuances of a 6-step process that promises to revolutionize your approach to home listings.

Saturday, March 2, 2024   /   by Don Minehart

"Evolving Homebuyer Preferences: Smaller, Smarter, and Tailored to Perfection"

In the ever-evolving landscape of home design, the National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) latest new-home trends report reveals a fascinating shift in preferences among modern homebuyers. Contrary to the previous surge in home sizes, the trend is now steering towards more modest dimensions, increased personalization options, and a growing appetite for cutting-edge technology.

In the aftermath of a brief uptick in average home sizes during 2021, the trajectory has taken a noteworthy dip, settling at the smallest average size in 13 years – a mere 2,411 square feet in 2023, down from 2,479 square feet in 2022. According to the NAHB's "What Home Buyers Want" study, prospective homeowners are eyeing homes within the 2,070-square-foot range. A staggering 38% of surveyed builders have already responded to this demand by constructing smaller homes in 2023, with an additional 26% planning to continue this trend into 2024.

Beyond size considerations, the study also sheds l. ...

Friday, March 1, 2024   /   by Don Minehart

Unveiling the Luxury Landscape of 2024: Anticipations and Insights

The trajectory of the high-end real estate market over the past few years has been nothing short of remarkable. The realm of opulence, marked by emerging trends and architectural innovations, has etched its undeniable influence on the broader real estate canvas. As we embark on 2024, the luxury market stands at an intriguing crossroads.
The narrative took a positive turn towards the end of 2023, breaking free from a period of stagnation fueled by economic uncertainties. The cautious dance between buyers and sellers in the initial three quarters of 2023, driven by concerns over inflation and economic outlook, gave way to a resurgence. Confidence returned, reflected in increased inventory levels and a noteworthy surge in sales, surpassing figures from the same period in 2022.
A Market Poised for Evolution
Entering January 2024, data from research across 155 markets suggests not only a continuation but a potential acceleration of this positive trend, especially in the singl ...

Thursday, February 29, 2024   /   by Don Minehart

The Truth About 6 Common Mortgage Myths: Separating Fact from Fiction Myth 1

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