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Monthly Archives: March 2023

    A New Perspective On The Housing Market

    By Mike Parker | March 22, 2023

    The housing market in 2021 and part of 2022 was anything but normal.  Mortgage rates were at all time lows and may never reach those levels again.  Double-digit appreciation drove prices to new heights.  Low inventories fueled by high buyer demand made multiple offers a normal expectation. As we look at the market snapshots provided by MLS in... Read More

    Rethinking Backup Offers

    By Mike Parker | March 13, 2023

    Like with any professional, there are tools and techniques available to help with particular situations.  They might be more popular at certain times and might even be put aside or forgotten at others. For real estate professionals, one of those is the backup offer.  In a situation where there are multiple offers, the seller can accept any... Read More

    Playing Monopoly Is Good Homework

    By Mike Parker | March 5, 2023

    If you’ve ever been in a Monopoly game after most of the properties have been purchased and developed, it can be a relief to land on Free Parking, knowing the dice must rotate to the next player giving you a respite from paying rent.  Like the game, in real life, it would be nice to avoid... Read More