What Features Do Buyers Want In A Home?

Thursday, May 20, 2021 10:15 AM,  lakeshore realty, laundry room, hardwood flooring, patio   Congratulations – you’ve been pre-approved for a mortgage and started your journey to achieving homeownership! Now comes the fun part – choosing the must-haves for your dream home. You’ve figured out your budget, square footage, and the number of bedrooms requirements, […]

Advantages Of Lakefront Homes

Thursday, April 22, 2021 2:19 PM lakeshore realty, lake junaluska, lakefront homes, vacation homes   Location, location, location, if you’ve ever searched for a property, you have likely heard this phrase over and over. Lake property has obvious appeal and if you’ve ever dreamed of owning lakefront property of your own, you are not alone. […]

Should You Sell (Or Not Sell) In 2021?

Thursday, March 25, 2021 2:56 PM sell your home, interest rates, home selling, home purchase   In 2020, buyer demand increased thanks to record low mortgage rates. Homebuyers are eager to purchase, but the low inventory of available homes on the market led to increased demand and higher home prices – making it a seller’s […]

Why Refinance?

Monday, February 22, 2021 3:45 PM lakeshore realty, Refinancing, refinance, benefits of refinancing   Refinancing might be a good option if you want to lower your monthly mortgage payment or pay off your home loan faster. But what is refinancing, exactly? What are the benefits to you as a homeowner? And what do you need […]

Interior Design Trends For 2021

Thursday, January 21, 2021 11:02 AM Interior design, interior design styles   If staying inside our living spaces for the better part of 2020 made us realize anything, it’s “there’s no place like home.” Our homes became – and in most places remain – multi-functional spaces, serving as an office, a school, an entertainment center, […]

Shop Local When You Can, Even If You’re Shopping Online

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 1:58 PM Shop local, small business   2020 has been a year like no other in our lifetime and if you’re like a majority of Americans you are probably counting down the days until we raise our glasses and start a new year. With the coronavirus pandemic ravaging the global economy […]

Mortgage Rate Outlook For 2021

Friday, December 4, 2020 11:55 AM mortgage rates, homeownership, mortgage rate outlook   In 2020, 30-year fixed mortgage rates started the year at historically low levels. Rates fell below 3.0% for the first time as COVID-19 took its toll on the economy. What does the future hold? Can we expect interest rates to rise or […]

Low Interest Rates Make It The Perfect Time To Buy

Monday, October 26, 2020 2:10 PM real estate, interest rates, mortgage, save money   According to recent survey data from the National Association of Realtors, purchasing a home remains part of the “American Dream.” Homeownership is still an attractive opportunity for financial security, stability, and investment for you and your family. If owning a home […]

An Experienced Agent Makes All The Difference

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:04 PM real estate, Real Estate agent, price guidance, lake junaluska   Whether you’re new to the Lake Junaluska area or looking to downsize from your current home, enlisting the help of a local, experienced real estate agent is important.  With a plethora of information available online, you might ask, “Why […]

Why You Should Use An Independent Realty Firm

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:04 PM real estate, Real Estate agent, price guidance, lake junaluska   Whether you’re new to the Lake Junaluska area or looking to downsize from your current home, enlisting the help of a local, experienced real estate agent is important.  With a plethora of information available online, you might ask, “Why […]