Brittney Shields's Blog Posts

Your Home Equity Can Take You Places [INFOGRAPHIC]

For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, PricingYour Home Equity Can Take You Places [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsThe amount of wealth Americans have

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Why This Isn’t Your Typical Summer Housing Market

For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, PricingWhy This Isn’t Your Typical Summer Housing MarketIn real estate, it’s normal to see ebbs and flows in the market.

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Diving Deep into Today’s Biggest Buyer Concerns

Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, PricingDiving Deep into Today’s Biggest Buyer ConcernsLast week, Fannie Mae 

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Experts Agree: Options Are Improving for Buyers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Move-Up BuyersExperts Agree: Options Are Improving for Buyers [INFOGRAPHIC]Some

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Housing Supply Is Rising. What Does That Mean for You?

For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market UpdatesHousing Supply Is Rising. What Does That Mean for You?An important factor in today’s market is the number of homes for sale. While

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The Truths Young Homebuyers Need To Hear

Buying Myths, Demographics, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Gen Z, Interest Rates, Millennials, Pricing, Rent vs. BuyThe Truths Young

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Save Time and Effort by Selling with an Agent

For Sellers, FSBOs, Pricing, Selling MythsSave Time and Effort by Selling with an AgentSelling a house is a time-consuming process – especially if you decide to do it on your,

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Demand for Vacation Homes Is Still Strong

For Sellers, Luxury Market, Pricing, Selling MythsDemand for Vacation Homes Is Still StrongThe pandemic created a tremendous interest in vacation homes across the country.

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Owning a Home Has Distinct Financial Benefits Over Renting [INFOGRAPHIC]

First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Pricing, Rent vs. BuyOwning a Home Has Distinct Financial Benefits Over Renting [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsWhen you rent,

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5 Things Homebuyers Need To Know When Making an Offer

Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers5 Things Homebuyers Need To Know When Making an OfferWhen it comes to buying a house, you’re looking for the

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Pre-Approval Makes All the Difference When Buying a Home

Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up BuyersPre-Approval Makes All the Difference When Buying a HomeYou may have been told that it’s important to get -

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Homeowner Wealth Increases Through Growing Equity This Year

First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, PricingHomeowner Wealth Increases Through Growing Equity This YearBuilding financial

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Housing Wealth: The Missing Piece of the Affordability Equation

First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Pricing, Rent vs. BuyHousing Wealth: The Missing Piece of the Affordability EquationThe real estate market is soaring today. Residential home

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Why This Is Not Like 2008 Again

For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market UpdatesWhy This Is Not Like 2008 AgainDuring the Great Recession, just over a decade ago, the financial systems the world depended on started to

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Have Your Day in the Sun by Moving Up This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]

For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, PricingHave Your Day in the Sun by Moving Up This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsLonger days and

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The only area where there is sufficient inventory is in $1 million-plus homes

For Buyers, For Sellers, Interest Rates, Luxury Market, Move-Up Buyers, PricingDreaming of a Bigger Home? Why Not Buy It This Year?Are you clamoring for extra rooms or a

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What’s Motivating People To Move Right Now?

For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up BuyersWhat’s Motivating People To Move Right Now?This year, Americans are moving for a variety of reasons. The health crisis has truly reshaped our

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Homes Across the Country Are Selling Fast [INFOGRAPHIC]

For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Move-Up BuyersHomes Across the Country Are Selling Fast [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsIn today’s whirlwind real estate market,

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3 Things To Prioritize When Selling Your House

For Sellers, Pricing, Selling Myths3 Things To Prioritize When Selling Your HouseToday’s housing market is full of unprecedented opportunities. High buyer demand paired with

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Should I Move or Refinance? KCM with Brittney Shields

For Sellers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, PricingShould I Move or Refinance?The level of equity homeowners have is at an all-time high. According to the U.S. Census, over

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Patience Is the Key to Buying a Home This Year

Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, New ConstructionThe question many homebuyers are facing this year is, “Why is

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Will the Housing Market Maintain Its Momentum?

For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, New ConstructionLast week’s Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows sales have

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4 Tips to Maximize the Sale of Your House

For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Selling MythHomeowners ready to make a move are definitely in a great position to sell today. Housing inventory is incredibly low, driving up

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Don’t Be Fooled by Remarkable Real Estate Headlines

For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market UpdatesDon’t be impressed by the headlines reporting year-over-year housing numbers for the next several months (data covering March, April,

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Planning to Move? You Can Still Secure a Low Mortgage Rate on Your Next Home

For Buyers, For Sellers, Interest Rates, Move-Up BuyersThis year, mortgage rates have started to slowly climb above recent record-breaking lows. Many homeowners planning to move

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82,338 Great Reasons to Buy a Home Today

First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, PricingThe financial benefits of buying a home as compared to renting one are always up for debate. However, one element of

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How Much Time Do You Need To Save for a Down Payment?

Buying Myths, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For BuyersOne of the biggest hurdles homebuyers face is saving for a down payment. As you’re budgeting and planning for your

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Home Is Where the Heart Is [INFOGRAPHIC]

First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Rent vs. BuySome HighlightsThere’s no doubt about it: homeowners love their homes, and that feeling has become even more

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Multigenerational Housing Is Gaining Momentum [INFOGRAPHIC]

Baby Boomers, Demographics, For Buyers, For Sellers, Generation X, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Millennials, Move-Up Buyers, Senior MarketSome

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