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
15 09, 2020

Market Statistics – August 2020

2020-09-15T14:25:40-04:00

Blue Ridge Association of REALTORS® (BRAR) Market Statistics August 2020 The overall number of new listings in August for the Blue Ridge Association of REALTORS® service area was down 12.1%, from July, which was a 12.6% decrease from the number of new listings taken in August 2019. The number of Pending Sales dropped 10.7% from [...]

Market Statistics – August 2020 2020-09-15T14:25:40-04:00
14 08, 2020

Protect Your Data

2020-08-14T15:12:32-04:00

As dependence upon virtual solutions increase, the risks associated with data security and cyber breaches continue to grow as well, impacting a variety of industries worldwide including real estate. Cyber criminals have become more creative and their attacks increasingly destructive. According to a recent article in REALTOR Magazine, real estate was the second-most targeted industry [...]

Protect Your Data 2020-08-14T15:12:32-04:00
14 08, 2020

Market Statistics – July 2020

2020-08-14T10:09:05-04:00

Blue Ridge Association of REALTORS® (BRAR) Market Statistics July 2020 The overall number of new listings in June for the Blue Ridge Association of REALTORS® service area was down 2.5%, from June, which was a 2.7% decrease from the number of new listings taken in July 2019. The number of Pending Sales dropped 0.2% from [...]

Market Statistics – July 2020 2020-08-14T10:09:05-04:00
15 07, 2020

5 Factors that Cause Properties NOT to Sell

2020-07-15T13:41:31-04:00

It's a hot market and homes are selling quickly, but yours didn't...WHY?? There are a few factors that can cause a home to linger on the market, while others are selling. Location Over history it’s been said the three things to look for in buying a property are (1) Location, (2) Location, and (3) Location. [...]

5 Factors that Cause Properties NOT to Sell 2020-07-15T13:41:31-04:00
14 07, 2020

Market Statistics June 2020

2020-07-14T16:53:00-04:00

Blue Ridge Association of REALTORS® (BRAR) Market Statistics June 2020   The overall number of new listings in June for the Blue Ridge Association of REALTORS® service area was down 0.3%, from May, which was a 1.4% decrease from the number of new listings taken in June 2019. The number of Pending Sales rose 8% [...]

Market Statistics June 2020 2020-07-14T16:53:00-04:00
12 06, 2020

Market Statistics – May 2020

2020-06-12T11:22:28-04:00

Blue Ridge Association of REALTORS® (BRAR) Market Statistics May 2020 The overall number of new listings in May for the Blue Ridge Association of REALTORS® service area were up by 3.7%, from April, which was still a decrease from the number of new listings taken in May 2019 (by 15.3%). The number of Pending Sales [...]

Market Statistics – May 2020 2020-06-12T11:22:28-04:00
11 06, 2020

How to Make an Attractive Offer

2020-06-11T09:46:21-04:00

As the lack of inventory remains a challenge in today’s real estate market, many buyers find themselves competing with one another. How can you make you offer stand out and land the home of your dreams? Price is often the deciding factor, but it’s not always the only issue at play. First, do your homework. [...]

How to Make an Attractive Offer 2020-06-11T09:46:21-04:00
15 05, 2020

Real Estate during COVID-19

2020-05-15T15:59:02-04:00

As we have all adapted to a new way of life in the wake of Coronavirus, Colony Realty agents have continued to serve clients and the community, much like they have for the past 57 years.  Armed with Technology and Personal Protective Equipment, our REALTORS® have worked diligently to continue to provide essential services while [...]

Real Estate during COVID-19 2020-05-15T15:59:02-04:00