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    Happy Holidays from the Robinson Team!

    By Jay Robinson | December 27, 2018

    Christmas is all about family, friends, and a cozy home in which to enjoy them all.  We here at the Robinson Team of Keller Williams Realty wish you all of the above for the holiday season! Read More

    Two Common Myths About Home Buying

    By Ali Robinson | December 9, 2018

    The saying, “Don’t believe everything you hear,” is rarely truer than when buying a home. Common myths you’ve heard could potentially mislead you, so we would like to break down two of the most common home-buying myths in order to make your home buying experience an enjoyable one. Consumers often think they need to put... Read More

    7 Reasons to List Your Home For Sale This Holiday Season

    By Jay Robinson | November 26, 2018

    Are you thinking of selling your home sometime next year? We’re here to tell you that you don’t have to wait. Experts say that spring is the best time to sell, but that theory is shifting. Home sales have increased from November to December an average of 4.5% for the past three years. This means... Read More

    Tips to Prepare Your House for Sale

    By Jay Robinson | October 29, 2018

    Are you ready to sell your house? But are you also worried it might not be in the best shape to sell? A few touch-ups can go a long way towards making a favorable impression on potential buyers — and perhaps closing a deal. Now that you’ve decided to sell your house, it’s important to... Read More

    Are We Entering a Buyer’s Market?

    By Jay Robinson | October 15, 2018

    Home sales are below last year’s levels, home values are appreciating at a slower rate, and reports are showing purchasing demand is going down. This has some experts thinking we may be entering a buyer’s market. After all, sellers have had the upper hand for the past several years. Is this really happening? The market... Read More

    Mortgage Rate Forecast for 2019

    By Jay Robinson | October 4, 2018

    The interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment. The higher the rate, the greater the payment will be. That’s why it is important to know where rates are headed when deciding to start your home search. Below is a chart created using Freddie Mac’s U.S. Economic... Read More

    5 Reasons to Sell Your Home This Fall

    By Jay Robinson | September 25, 2018

    We told you why you should buy a house in the fall, but now we’re sharing why you should SELL your house this fall. While fall leaves may signal cooler weather and the start of a new school year, it can also be the right time for another change — selling your home. Unlike spring,... Read More

    5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional Before Entering the Market

    By Jay Robinson | September 7, 2018

    With so much information readily available online, you might wonder, “Why hire a real estate agent?” It is understandable to wonder what it would be like to buy or sell your home without representation, without a real estate agent. While some who take this route make it work, many don’t. So if you’ve wondered the... Read More

    Reality TV Myths: The Truth Behind Your Favorite HGTV Shows

    By Jay Robinson | August 29, 2018

    Have you ever been flipping through the channels, only to find yourself glued to the couch, four episodes deep into House Hunters for an HGTV binge session? We’ve all been there and with no shortage of shows like Fixer Upper, Flip or Flop, Love it or List it, Million Dollar Listing, and Property Brothers, it’s... Read More

    First Time Homebuyers Are Dominating the Market – Here’s Why

    By Jay Robinson | August 27, 2018

    First-time homebuyers may be facing rising affordability issues, but they are still outpacing the share of repeat buyers in the housing market, according to the latest report from the Urban Institute. This is nothing new, as first-time homebuyers have dominated the mortgage market for the past 10 years, but the latest data shows that gap... Read More