15 04, 2021

Market Statistics – March 2021

2021-04-15T11:37:20-04:00

Blue Ridge Association of REALTORS® (BRAR) Market Statistics March 2021   The overall number of new listings in March for the Blue Ridge Association of REALTORS® service area was up 83.6%, from February, which was a 4.4% increase from the number of new listings taken in March 2020. The number of Pending Sales increased 47.2% [...]

Market Statistics – March 2021 2021-04-15T11:37:20-04:00
19 03, 2021

What is the new Bright MLS | T3 Home Demand Index?

2021-03-19T13:09:22-04:00

The Bright MLS | T3 Home Demand Index measures and tracks consumer and real estate professional behavior related to shopping for real estate. The Bright MLS | T3 Home Demand index utilizes a score that incorporates data on pre-sale activities, such as views of homes online and in-person showings of homes, across different geographies and [...]

What is the new Bright MLS | T3 Home Demand Index? 2021-03-19T13:09:22-04:00
16 03, 2021

Market Statistics – February 2021

2021-03-16T09:13:40-04:00

Blue Ridge Association of REALTORS® (BRAR) Market Statistics February 2021   The overall number of new listings in February for the Blue Ridge Association of REALTORS® service area was down 8.7%, from January, which was a 26.1% decrease from the number of new listings taken in February 2020. The number of Pending Sales decreased 10.9% [...]

Market Statistics – February 2021 2021-03-16T09:13:40-04:00
23 02, 2021

Market Statistics – January 2021

2021-03-15T14:18:31-04:00

Blue Ridge Association of REALTORS® (BRAR) Market Statistics January 2021   The overall number of new listings in January for the Blue Ridge Association of REALTORS® service area was up 35.8%, from December, which was a 16.5% decrease from the number of new listings taken in January 2020. The number of Pending Sales increased 12.8% [...]

Market Statistics – January 2021 2021-03-15T14:18:31-04:00
23 02, 2021

7 Reasons to Own a Home

2021-02-23T15:17:02-05:00

Tax benefits. The U.S. Tax Code lets you deduct the interest you pay on your mortgage, your property taxes, and some of the costs involved in buying a home. Appreciation. Historically, real estate has had a long-term, stable growth in value. In fact, median single-family existing-home sale prices have increased on average 5.2 percent each year [...]

7 Reasons to Own a Home 2021-02-23T15:17:02-05:00
15 01, 2021

Market Statistics – December 2020

2021-01-15T10:31:46-05:00

Blue Ridge Association of REALTORS® (BRAR) Market Statistics December 2020   The overall number of new listings in December for the Blue Ridge Association of REALTORS® service area was down 25.5%, from November, which was a 4.1% decrease from the number of new listings taken in December 2019. The number of Pending Sales dropped 21.6% [...]

Market Statistics – December 2020 2021-01-15T10:31:46-05:00
15 12, 2020

Market Statistics – November 2020

2020-12-15T13:46:00-05:00

Blue Ridge Association of REALTORS® (BRAR) Market Statistics November 2020 The overall number of new listings in November for the Blue Ridge Association of REALTORS® service area was down 33.6%, from October, which was a 10.6% increase from the number of new listings taken in November 2019. The number of Pending Sales dropped 16.6% from [...]

Market Statistics – November 2020 2020-12-15T13:46:00-05:00
14 12, 2020

7 Reasons to Work With a Realtor®

2020-12-15T13:48:09-05:00

REALTORS® aren’t just agents. They’re professional members of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribe to its strict code of ethics. This is the REALTOR® difference for home buyers: Ethical treatment. Every REALTOR® must adhere to a strict code of ethics, which is based on professionalism and protection of the public. As a REALTOR®’s client, you [...]

7 Reasons to Work With a Realtor® 2020-12-15T13:48:09-05:00
13 11, 2020

Market Statistics – October 2020

2020-11-13T16:42:22-05:00

Blue Ridge Association of REALTORS® (BRAR) Market Statistics October 2020 The overall number of new listings in September for the Blue Ridge Association of REALTORS® service area was up 14.5%, from September, which was a 15.2% increase from the number of new listings taken in October 2019. The number of Pending Sales raised 5.2% from [...]

Market Statistics – October 2020 2020-11-13T16:42:22-05:00
16 09, 2020

Your Guide to the Home Appraisal

2020-09-16T16:02:48-04:00

You’ve found your dream home and now it’s time to cross all your T's and dot all your I's before it’s all your own. One of the first items on your closing checklist the home appraisal. So, what exactly is that? The home appraisal is essentially a value assessment of the home and property. It [...]

Your Guide to the Home Appraisal 2020-09-16T16:02:48-04:00