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    August/September 2022 Real Estate Report

    By Clifton Cheek | September 16, 2022

    Brunswick County Market Report August-Current 2022 Now lets talk about Brunswick County’s Residential Stats: 10% LESS new listings in August 22 than August 21Almost the same amount of units sold in August 22 than August 21Avg SP and Median SP up slightly over August 21Almost the same total sales $ in Aug 22 and Aug... Read More

    2022 Housing Market Year In Review: Looking Back on a Historic Year

    By Clifton Cheek | January 5, 2023

    2022 Housing Market Year In Review: Looking Back on a Historic Year 17 housing trends that defined the year, including record home prices and sky-high mortgage rates The 2022 housing market was nothing short of remarkable. The pandemic and resulting remote work continued to define how, when, and where people bought homes. The median U.S. home... Read More

    Reasons To Sell Your House This Season

    By Clifton Cheek | December 9, 2022

    Reasons To Sell Your House This Season [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights If you’re planning to make a move but aren’t sure if now’s the right time, here are a few reasons why you shouldn’t wait to sell your house. The supply of homes for sale, while growing, is still low today. Plus, serious buyers are out looking right now, and... Read More

    VA Loans: Making Homes for the Brave Achievable [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Clifton Cheek | November 14, 2022

    VA Loans: Making Homes for the Brave Achievable [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights VA Loans can help make homeownership possible for those who have served our country. These loans offer great benefits for eligible individuals and can help them buy a VA-approved house or condo, build a new home, or make improvements to their house. Homeownership is the American Dream. One way... Read More

    Home Equity: A Source of Strength for Homeowners Today

    By Clifton Cheek | November 14, 2022

    Home Equity: A Source of Strength for Homeowners Today Experts agree there’s no chance of a large-scale foreclosure crisis like we saw back in 2008, and that’s good news for the housing market. As Mark Fleming, Chief Economist at First American, says: “. . . don’t expect a housing bust like the mid-2000s, as lending standards in this housing... Read More

    April 2022 Real Estate Stats Brunswick County NC

    By Clifton Cheek | April 25, 2022

    Main points: The strong luxury market contributes to higher average sale prices. In March, 65% of homes sold for 99% or more of list price. There is less than one month’s worth of inventory on the market. While monthly sales were down due to lack of inventory, we are keeping pace with 2021’s total sales... Read More

    What to expect from the spring housing market

    By Clifton Cheek | March 29, 2022

    What You Can Expect from the Spring Housing Market As the spring housing market kicks off, you likely want to know what you can expect this season when it comes to buying or selling a house. While there are multiple factors causing some uncertainty, including the conflict overseas, rising inflation, and the first rate increase from the Federal Reserve in over three years —... Read More

    What You Need To Know if You’re Thinking About Building a Home

    By Clifton Cheek | March 23, 2022

    What You Need To Know if You’re Thinking About Building a Home   If you’re ready to move up, you may be trying to decide whether you want to buy a home that’s already on the market or build a new one. And since the supply of homes available for sale today is low, you’re willing to consider... Read More

    Mortgage Rate Update

    By Clifton Cheek | January 10, 2022

    Mortgage Rates Higher Than at Any Point in 2021 After a string of record-breaking low mortgage rates last year, 2021 has ushered in a new direction for rates. Unfortunately, that direction is up. It’s not all bad news though. Rates are rising due to expectations that trillions in new economic stimulus will spur a faster... Read More

    By Clifton Cheek | June 27, 2021

    Homeowner Wealth Increases Through Growing Equity This Year Building financial wealth and stability remains one of the top reasons Americans choose to own a home, and as a homeowner, your wealth often grows without you even realizing it. In a recent paper published by the Urban Institute, Home Ownership is Affordable Housing, author Mike Loftin illustrates how homeowners increase... Read More