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    The Top Reasons for Selling Your House

    By Lee Bittinger | February 7, 2023

    The Top Reasons for Selling Your House Many of today’s homeowners bought or refinanced their homes during the pandemic when mortgage rates were at history-making lows. Since rates doubled in 2022, some of those homeowners put their plans to move on hold, not wanting to lose the low mortgage rate they have on their current... Read More

    Experts Forecast a Turnaround in the Housing Market in 2023

    By Lee Bittinger | February 2, 2023

    Experts Forecast a Turnaround in the Housing Market in 2023 The housing market has gone through a lot of change recently, and much of that was a result of how quickly mortgage rates rose last year. Now, as we move through 2023, there are signs things are finally going to turn around. Home price appreciation is slowing from the... Read More

    Why it makes sense to move before Spring

    By Lee Bittinger | January 26, 2023

    Why It Makes Sense To Move Before Spring Spring is usually the busiest season in the housing market. Many buyers wait until then to make their move, believing it’s the best time to find a home. However, that isn’t always the case when you factor in the competition you could face with other buyers at... Read More

    What you Need to Know About Buying a House in 2019

    By Lee Bittinger | December 31, 2018

    If you’re asking yourself, “Should I buy a house in 2019?” you’re not alone. Maybe you’re looking towards this year as the one in which you will fulfill your dream of home ownership, but you’re worried about taking the plunge. There are always reasons to be cautious, but there are also a number of reasons... Read More

    5 Reasons to Buy a Home This Winter

    By Lee Bittinger | December 20, 2018

    You know you need to find a new home. However, it’s cold outside, snow is falling and you’re wondering: Should I buy a home this winter? If you’re struggling for the answer, let us help you out: Yes, you absolutely should! Wintertime provides a unique set of circumstances that make it an ideal time to... Read More

    How to Choose the Neighborhood that’s Right for You

    By Lee Bittinger | December 11, 2018

    When our clients are deciding what house to buy, they often, understandably, focus on what the house looks like, what amenities it offers, their budget, the space, etc. However, the location of your prospective home is just as important! So how do you choose the neighborhood that’s right for you? You’ll need to find one... Read More

    Are We Facing Another Housing Crisis?

    By Lee Bittinger | December 5, 2018

    Ten years after the 2008 financial crisis, it’s safe to say the housing market has recovered – and then some. Home prices are now back up, even breaking records in certain parts of the country. This has left many wondering, is the market too hot? At, we’re always watching the market to stay ahead... Read More

    Tips For Hosting a Big Party in a Small Space

    By Lee Bittinger | November 21, 2018

    As we start to celebrate the holidays, we’re reminded that it’s the perfect time of year for hosting family and friends. There’s absolutely nothing better than celebrating in a cozy warm house with good food, drinks, and our nearest and dearest. In the cold climates of the Midwest, we’re forced to do all of our... Read More

    5 Benefits of a VA Loan

    By Lee Bittinger | November 12, 2018

    As one small way to thank veterans and active-duty military for their service and sacrifice, current and former military members are eligible for a Veterans Affairs home loan, or a VA loan. These loans come with distinct advantages so those who fought for the American dream are able to live it for themselves.   At... Read More

    5 Home Improvements You Can DIY and 5 You Shouldn’t

    By Lee Bittinger | October 30, 2018

    When it comes to home improvements, there are times when it’s best to call in the pros. And for good reason. It’s never worth saving a buck when your personal safety or the safety of your home is at stake. There are also times where DIY’ing doesn’t make sense due to the skills and/or tools... Read More