Tamara Aristy

January 9, 2023

Know the difference before you borrow

  Both a home equity line of credit (HELOC), and a home equity loan (HELoan) allow you to borrow against the equity in your home—the difference between your home’s value and the amount you owe. Both serve as an alternative […]
January 2, 2023

What To Expect from the Housing Market in 2023

The 2022 housing market has been defined by two key things: inflation and rapidly rising mortgage rates. And in many ways, it’s put the market into a reset position. As the Federal Reserve (the Fed) made moves this year to […]
November 28, 2022

Your House Could Be the #1 Item on a Homebuyer’s Wish List During the Holidays,

Each year, homeowners planning to make a move are faced with a decision: sell their house during the holidays or wait. And others who have already listed their homes may think about removing their listings and waiting until the new […]
October 12, 2022
Long Term Benefit of Homeownership

The Long-Term Benefit of Homeownership

Today’s cooling housing market, the rise in mortgage rates, and mounting economic concerns have some people questioning: should I still buy a home this year? While it’s true this year has unique challenges for homebuyers, it’s important to factor the […]
September 21, 2022

Should I Sell My House This Year?

There’s no denying the housing market is undergoing a shift this season as buyer demand slows and the number of homes for sale grows. But that shift actually gives you some unique benefits when you sell. Here’s a look at […]
September 14, 2022

Is the Real Estate Market Slowing Down, or Is This a Housing Bubble?

The talk of a housing bubble in the coming year seems to be at a fever pitch as rising mortgage rates continue to slow down an overheated real estate market. Over the past two years, home prices have appreciated at […]
September 12, 2022

What’s Actually Happening with Home Prices Today?

One of the biggest questions people are asking right now is: what’s happening with home prices? There are headlines about ongoing price appreciation, but at the same time, some sellers are reducing the price of their homes. That can feel […]
September 12, 2022

Here’s Why It’s Still a Sellers’ Market

While buyer demand has moderated and housing supply has grown in recent months, it’s still a sellers’ market because inventory is low. The latest data shows sellers continue to benefit from serious buyers and competitive offers. The average home received […]
August 30, 2022

What is Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE)?

  How much would it be worth if you were to sell your home today? Do you have a price in mind? Setting your ideal asking price is only a small step toward selling your home. My understanding of the […]