Uncategorized Home Sales About To Surge? We May See a Winter Like Never Before. Like most industries, residential real estate has a seasonality to it. For example, toy stores sell more toys in October, November, and December than they do in any other three-month span throughout the year. More cars are sold in the U.S. during the second quarter (April, May, and June) than in any other quarter of […]
Uncategorized What Do Supply and Demand Tell Us About Today’s Housing Market? There’s a well-known economic theory – the law of supply and demand – that explains what’s happening with prices in the current real estate market. Put simply, when demand for an item is high, prices rise. When the supply of the item increases, prices fall. Of course, when demand is very high and supply is […]
Uncategorized Thinking of visiting Providence, RI and wondering what to do? Fall is the perfect time to come visit Providence, RI.  Thinking of heading down to PVD? You are in for one great “ride!” If you are coming down from the north, catching the foliage along 95 can be pretty amazing and as soon as you see the skyline of Providence pop up, I promise you, […]
Uncategorized Two Reasons Why Waiting a Year To Buy Could Cost You If you’re a renter with a desire to become a homeowner, or a homeowner who’s decided your current house no longer fits your needs, you may be hoping that waiting a year might mean better market conditions to purchase a home. To determine if you should buy now or wait, you need to ask yourself […]
Uncategorized Becoming a Local Leader via Parkbench has been the best decision I have made in a long time. Here is my interview!   Click here to watch my interview!   Meet Sarah!   Sarah is a real estate professional with Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty. She is the local market expert and community leader for the areas in and around Barrington Rhode Island.    Sarah is also one of the authors in the new real estate […]
Uncategorized 5 Reasons Today’s Housing Market Is Anything but Normal There are many headlines out there that claim we’re reverting to a more normal real estate market. That would indicate the housing market is returning to the pre-pandemic numbers we saw from 2015-2019. But that’s not happening. The market is still extremely vibrant as demand is still strong even while housing supply is slowly returning. […]
Uncategorized Home Price Appreciation Is Skyrocketing in 2021. What About 2022? If my recent seller activity here in RI and MA  is any indication of overall selling intentions, then I would say that the belief that appreciation will continue to benefit sellers is VERY strong. More and more sellers are lining up to list this fall, with the intention of maximizing on the incredible appreciation rate […]
Uncategorized Out-of-State buyers are adding to the level of compete for local buyers in RI and beyond The RI real estate market saw a huge jump in the number of buyers from outside the state in the 2nd quarter. This has been a consistent phenomenon since the onset of the pandemic. Purchases by out-of-state buyers from April to June increased a whopping 69% year-over-year. Where are they coming from? Massachusetts, Connecticut and […]
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Uncategorized Why 2021 is Still the Year to Sell Your House Home buying intentions are the strongest they have been in 20 years. 75% of sellers feel now is the ideal time to sell a home.  That’s quite a powerful dynamic!  Toss in a very low inventory of homes and escalated prices and one can understand why our current real estate market here in RI and […]
Uncategorized Real Estate: It’s Still a Lack of Supply, Not a Lack of Demand I’ve been meeting with several homeowners lately throughout RI and in Southeastern, Ma to discuss the local market conditions as a means of determining if they should put their home on the market. Positioning oneself for the highest rate of success has always been my goal as a student, athlete, teacher and now Realtor AND […]
Uncategorized First Time Homebuyers Still Face a Marathon, Not a Sprint According to MCSIR’S Huard   Honored to have been invited back in to GoLocalProvLive to talk ALL things RI real estate. Breaking down the national and local trends in real estate is what I LOVE to do! I consume real estate news constantly and with incredible enjoyment and am blessed to be KNEE deep in sales across the state […]
Uncategorized 4 Major Incentives To Sell This Summer! While the housing market forecast for the second half of the year remains positive, there may not be a better time to sell than right now. Here are four things to consider if you’re trying to decide if now’s the right time to make a move. 1. Your House Will Likely Sell Quickly According to […]
Uncategorized Are We in a Housing Bubble? It’s one of the many questions I answered yesterday while being interviewed on GoLocalProv during an interview about Rhode Island real estate. It’s a topic high on the radar of many buyers and sellers nationwide. For buyers who are daunted by this incredibly escalated market, many wonder if they should “wait it out” or worry […]
Uncategorized From the best spots for sunsets to the best “digs” for donuts in the Ocean State! Rhode Island sunsets are ones to savor. I make it an almost weekly activity to seek them out to capture and internalize. We are replete with countless great spots to capture them here in Rhode Island. My favorite areas are a few hidden spots in Barrington; one of which is featured in my preview image, and […]
Uncategorized “Baby, Light My Way”…… Exciting news about a plan to light up the rusty Crook Point Bascule Bridge that’s been frozen in time in an upright position for decades. It’s an image that is emblazoned in many a native Rhode Islander’s mind and heart with many wishing it would come down and others, like myself regarding it with fondness […]
Uncategorized Are you ready for summer adventures in RI? It’s been a long time coming. We’ve waited long and hard for just a glimpse of the “yellow”  light to live a little, to socialize, to explore, to get outside of our homes and into nature, into this beautiful spot we call Rhode Island.  For the past 16 months many of us have felt like […]
Uncategorized It’s a bit like the Wild West in the RI Real Estate Market! This real estate market is indeed like the “Wild West” as referenced by this timely article in today’s Journal.  It’s a market requiring both buyers and sellers to grab ahold of the reins tightly for it’s a market of high velocity and one in which the risk of getting “spooked” is real. It’s a market […]
Uncategorized Market Value vs. Market Price. Do you know the difference? In real estate, many agents suggest that it all comes down to price. It is true that a property sells just because of price? What about the value component? As a Realtor I will determine a market price without viewing the property based on comparables and market data. Then I determine a market value once […]
Uncategorized 5 design moves that Christina Haack from HGTV’s “Flip or Flop” has ditched in favor of some hot new style moves….. I love all of that which she has ditched!!! Christina Haack of “Flip of Flop” reveals 5 older trends (which may or may not be witnessed at the Huard household) that could stand to be left behind and replaced with some more appealing finishes! With so many homeowners choosing to improve their current living situation […]
Uncategorized The RI real estate market “temp” is on par with the elevated temps we are enjoying there in the Ocean State. SPF 70 required! It’s front page news and “front and center” for buyers and sellers engaged in this high velocity real estate market here in Rhode Island. Homes being listed competitively are closing at prices well over asking. Multiple offers with minimal contingencies ruling the day for buyers eager to hear those ever elusive, highly coveted “Offer Accepted” […]