Will Seller FOMO Help Balance the Real Estate Market?

Real estate in Connecticut and across the United States is hot! In Connecticut, home values have gone up nearly 20 percent over the past year according to data from Zillow. Real estate agents are talking about what’s called a seller’s market, where there is more...

Sold As-Is

As you start your home search, you notice some properties are marketed for being sold as-is. What does this mean when buying real estate? A home being sold as-is means the seller is unwilling to make repairs or offer credits for any issues with the...
What Buyers Want

What Buyers Want

There has been a lot of talk about what buyers are looking for as the marketplace’s activity continues to increase. National Association of Realtors recently conducted a survey that questioned what buyers are looking for in a new home.  Below, we go through some...

What is an escalation clause?

You’ve been hearing it for a few months now.  Inventory is LOW.  When there are more buyers in the market looking than there are properties to buy, it results in multiple offer situations. Knowing multiple offers may occur can make some buyers nervous...