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Nov
5

Keir Weimer and The Keir Weimer Team Join Engel & Völkers

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                Lake Placid, NY | 11/20/2019– Engel & Völkers announced today that Keir Weimer and his Team, The Keir Weimer Team–one of Upstate NY’s top luxury real estate brokerage teams–has joined its brokerage as global real estate advisors. Keir and his team have been innovators and pioneers in […]

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Nov
16

The Cost of a Home Is Far More Important than the Price

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Housing inventory is at an all-time low. There are 39% fewer homes for sale today than at this time last year, and buyer demand continues to set records. Zillow recently reported:   “Newly pending sales are up 25.5% compared to the same week last year, the highest year-over-year increase in the weekly Zillow database.”   […]

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Nov
9

Is Now a Good Time to Move?

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How long have you lived in your current home? If it’s been a while, you may be thinking about moving. According to the latest Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), in 2019, homeowners were living in their homes for an average of 10 years. That’s a long time to be in one […]

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Nov
2

Your FREE Pre-Buying Guide

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Your FREE Pre-Buying Guide In today’s fast-paced world where answers are just a Google search away, we have put together a custom Pre-Buying Guide to help you navigate the difficulties of buying a home. Click the button below to download your copy of the “Keir Weimer Team Pre-Buying Guide.” Download Here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/bbemail/PROD/ulib/s285gq/docs/b2bf41bf-8874-1920-6cff-869c56dfd890/KWTPreBuyingGuide_Digital.pdf If you have any […]

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Oct
26

Homebuyer Traffic is on the Rise

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One of the biggest surprises of 2020 is the resilience of the residential real estate market. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), is now forecasting that more homes will sell this year than last year. He’s also predicting home sales to increase by 8-12% next year. There’s strong evidence that he will be right. ShowingTime, a leading showing […]

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Oct
20

How Low Inventory May Impact the Housing Market This Fall

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Real estate continues to be called the ‘bright spot’ in the current economy, but there’s one thing that may hold the housing market back from achieving its full potential this year: the lack of homes for sale.   Buyers are actively searching for and purchasing homes, looking to capitalize on today’s historically low interest rates, […]

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Oct
2

Tips for Home Buyers and Sellers

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Tips for Home Buyers and Sellers Buying or selling a home is never easy, but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Here’s what you need to know about buying and selling in Upstate New York. ​ Buyers Work with a Realtor. You’ll feel more secure working with an expert Realtor with strong knowledge of the […]

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Sep
28

Not All Agents Are Created Equal

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In today’s fast-paced world where answers are just a Google search away, there are some who may question the benefits of hiring a real estate professional when selling a house. The reality is, the addition of more information can lead to more confusion. A real estate agent can be your essential guide, but truth be […]

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Aug
13

Homes Are More Affordable Right Now Than They Have Been in Years

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Today, home prices are appreciating. When we hear prices are going up, it’s normal to think a home will cost more as the trend continues. The way the housing market is positioned today, however, low mortgage rates are actually making homes more affordable, even as prices rise. Here’s why. According to the Mortgage Monitor Report from Black Knight: “While home […]

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Aug
6

Why Homeowners Have Great Selling Power Today

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We’re sitting in an optimal moment in time for homeowners who are ready to sell their houses and make a move this year. Today’s homeowners are, on average, staying in their homes longer than they used to, and this is one factor driving increased homeowner equity. When equity grows, selling a house becomes increasingly desirable. Here’s a breakdown […]

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Jul
31

Homeownership Rate Continues to Rise in 2020

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So far, it’s been quite a ride this year, and our nation has truly seen its fair share of hurdles. From COVID-19 to record unemployment and then the resulting recession, just to name a few, the second quarter of 2020 has had more than a few challenges. Amidst the many roadblocks, however, the U.S. homeownership […]

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