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Boots-On-The-Ground Real Estate Data, And Why It Matters

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Consumers who rely on media headlines are certain to be at a decision-making disadvantage. Real estate data is a vital tool and it can provide valuable insight. However, not all data is created equal, and it’s essential that the information you use is accurate, relevant and up-to-date. This is where local professionals who see things in real-time come in. There is a...

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What To Do About A Leak in Your Home (Besides Panic)

There’s nothing like an atmospheric river to really drive home the watertightness of your place! If you’ve been in the path of serious rain and snow recently, you may also be dealing with one of the biggest headaches of homeownership – a leak from the outside. And since the knee jerk reaction to this scenario is usually blind panic, I’m sharing what...

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In 2022, Off-Market Luxury Properties in San Francisco Set Records

A year ago, the San Francisco real estate market was wrapping up a year that saw luxury properties on the market in high demand. Fast forward to the end of 2022, and it’s the off-market luxury properties that clocked record-breaking prices. Wondering why? What Is an Off-Market Sale? First, let’s address what an off-market sale is for the purposes of this post...

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Nevada’s Energy Independence

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In early December, NV Energy, the sole electricity utility in Nevada, sent an email informing customers about a two-fold plan to advance the state’s energy independence. Given...

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Is Now a Good Time to Buy Real Estate?

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One of the tenets of real estate is location, location, location. But timing can likewise make or break a deal, which is why the idea of being able to time the market is something that appeals to buyers and sellers alike. With the market cooling, many people are questioning if now is a good time to buy (or sell).  And if not now...

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Understanding a Buyer’s Ability to Close – A Guide to Loan Readiness

For sellers, qualifying a buyer’s ability to get a loan – AKA the other party’s ability to perform on any offer they make – is tiered. Knowing the difference between a buyer who is pre-qualified, pre-approved, or in possession of underwritten approval is paramount to weighing the likelihood that any offer you accept is likely to close on time and as promised. For...

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