Ivan Voss's Blog Posts

Could These Rising Home Prices Impact Your Net Worth?

This past year has had a pronounced effect on the housing market. Low home inventory and high buyer demand have driven home prices to an all-time high. This has given an unexpected

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20 Unique Home Gifts for Every Person on Your List This Season

Every year, it seems the holidays sneak up on us—and every year, that brings with it the dreaded last-minute gift panic. Finding a present that hits all the right notes can be surprisingly

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So, What’s Your Home Actually Worth? Discover What Buyers Will Pay in Today’s Market

It’s easy to look up how much money you have in your savings account or the real-time value of your stock investments. But determining the dollar value of a home is trickier. As a seller,

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Move-Up vs. Second Home: Which One Is Really Right For You?

The pandemic has changed the way many of us live, work, and attend school—and those changes have impacted our priorities when it comes to choosing a home. According to a recent survey by

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4 Tips When Storing Wine at Home

TIPS FOR STORING WINE AT HOMEIf you are a big wine connoisseur or just saving a few bottles to crack open on special occasions, it’s important to understand how best to store them safely until

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Here are Five Steps to Finding Your Next Home

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a seasoned homeowner, shopping for a new home can feel daunting. In fact, 56% of buyers said that “finding the right property” was the most

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Question | New Build or Existing Home: Which One Is Right for You?

Homebuyers today are facing a huge dilemma. There simply aren’t enough homes for sale.1 Nationwide, there were 1.27 million active listings in September, down 13% from the previous year.

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Home Buyer's Guide to Getting Mortgage Ready

The Home Buyer's Guide to Getting Mortgage Ready Don’t wait until you’re ready to move to start preparing financially to buy a home.  If you’re like the vast

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Considering a New Home for Your Next Stage of Life?

Imagine the first place you lived as a young adult. Now imagine trying to fit your life today into that space. Not pretty, right? For most of us, our housing needs are cyclical.1 A newly

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Fla. Builders Investing Heavily in New Single-Family Construction By Kerry Smith

How many new homes are being built? A study looked at building permits and year-to-year increases as of June. Out of all U.S. cities, 10 Fla. metros are in the top 20.ORLANDO, Fla. – Building

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5 Factors on where the Real Estate Market is Headed in 2022

5 Factors That Reveal Where The Real Estate Market Is Really Headed It’s the old supply-and-demand predicament: Home sales in the U.S. continue at a torrid pace, but the availability of

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Shut Down Home Intruders with these 7 Effective Safety Strategies

Shut Down Home Intruders With These 7 Safety Strategies According to the FBI, more than one million burglaries are committed in the United States each year, with victims suffering an estimated

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5 Steps Finding Your New Home This Fall

5 Steps to Finding Your Next Home  Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a seasoned homeowner, shopping for a new home can feel daunting. In fact, 56% of buyers said that &ldquo

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9 Tips for Buying and Selling Your Home at the Same Time this Year

 Selling your home when you still need to shop for a new one can feel daunting to even the most seasoned homeowner––especially when the demand for new homes keeps rising, but the

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