Homeowner’s Net Worth Is Still Greater Than a Renter’s

By | Buyers Blog, Calvin Lickfelt Blog, General Real Estate Blog

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. The latest survey, which includes data from 2010-2013, reports that a homeowner’s net worth is 36 times greater than that of a renter ($194,500 vs. $5,400).  The latest survey data, covering 2014-2016 will be released later this… Continued

August 16, 2017

The Next Hot Housing Market: Starter Homes?

By | Buyers Blog, Calvin Lickfelt Blog, General Real Estate Blog, The Sun First Team Blog

It is official! Millennials are buying homes, and doing so in record numbers, forcing builders to respond with lower new-home price points. These First-time buyers are rushing to buy homes after a decade on the sidelines, promising to kick a housing market already flush with luxury sales into higher gear. Tracking home sales to a… Continued

May 6, 2017

Home Buyers Reveal What Made Them Fall in Love at First Sight

By | Buyers Blog, Calvin Lickfelt Blog, The Sun First Team Blog

Ask any home buyer to describe what convinced them that this house was the one, and you’ll hear one word come up over and over again: “love.” Buying a home is often a highly emotional thing, so when the right place comes along, buyers get giddier than a high schooler heading to prom. Plus, there’s plenty a home seller can learn from… Continued

April 20, 2017