Monthly Archives: June 2021
Why Are Home Prices So High Right Now?
OK, we’ll admit it; here at Brick & Corbett, we’re kinda nerds when it comes to numbers, market statistics, and trying to parse out the specifics of not just what the housing market is doing, but why it’s doing it. It’s easy to get into the weeds on this and it’s also easy to forget... Read More
Why Your Home’s Value is More Like Your Waistline Than Your Shoe Size
I was at Running Fit in downtown Traverse City last week checking out a new pair of running shoes, and when the sales associate helping me asked what size my foot was, I responded, almost instinctively with “11.5”, the same size my foot has been since I was a teenager. However, when I wandered into... Read More
The Homeowner’s Dilemma: Should I Move or Refinance?
The level of equity homeowners in Northern Michigan have is at an all-time high. According to the U.S. Census, over 38% of owner-occupied homes nationwide are owned free and clear, meaning they don’t have a mortgage. Those with a mortgage are seeing their equity skyrocket too. Though we don’t have an exact figure for these... Read More
What Boosts Your Home’s Value? 7 Factors You Can (and Can’t) Control
If you’ve been thinking that right now is the time to at least find out what your home is worth on today’s market, you’re making a good decision. Even if you decide right now isn’t the time to sell, there’s still a lot you can do with your home once you know exactly how much... Read More