To Buy or Rent a House in 2022?

With a constantly changing real estate market, deciding whether you want to rent or buy a home can be challenging.  This blog focuses on some things you should consider and what you need to know about the 2022 real estate market related to renting and buying a home.  Your financial situation determines whether you should…

Why are Housing Prices Rising in the United States?

Although The Katie McNeill Team has been very fortunate in Northeast Ohio and Lake County, here is an article describing the state of Real Estate in the Country. To get the best price for a home, it’s important to know when to sell or buy based on current housing price fluctuations. For sellers, when to…

Can An Open House Help Sell My Home?

When your listing agents host an open house, they show a house during a prescheduled time when the property can be offered to potential buyers and the public. It is one of the most effective tools for selling a home.  Holding an open house is a successful way to create interest and demand for any…

Do You Need a Home Inspector?

A common question among home buyers is whether a home inspection is necessary when buying a home. Some buyers are tempted to waive a home inspection, wondering if it’s worth paying for a home inspection at all. The National Association of Realtors states that roughly 80 percent of homebuyers have a home inspection. Once under…

How to bid on a house with multiple offers

The real estate market is hot in Northeast Ohio and all over the country right now. With limitedinventory, it is likely that any home on the market is going to receive multiple bids. If you are lookingto buy a home then here are some tips to follow in order to win against multiple offers. Pre-Approval…

Why you need a real estate agent now more than ever

Why you need a real estate agent now more than everThe housing market is crazy right now and does not seem to be changing anytime soon. You might be thinking a real estate agent is unnecessary; however, having a professional real estate agent to guide you through this turbulent market is highly recommended. Here are…

Is holding an open house effective in real estate today?

The internet has become a powerful tool when looking to buy a home. You can now easily browse through properties using advanced filters to find a home in your perfect location and within your price range.  With so many advancements in real estate technology, the real question is do open houses effectively sell homes? Some…

Negotiating Repairs After A Home Inspection

You have finally found the perfect house, but your excitement quickly turns to stress when you realize the substantial amount of repairs you are going to need to do. Before you walk away from what could be your dream home, consider negotiating with the seller to see if they will do some of the repairs…

5 Tips for House Hunting

If you’ve made the decision to buy a house, it can be an exciting time. You may be looking forward to hunting for the perfect home for you and your family. However, there are some important rules to keep in mind when searching for a home. Read on to learn about tips you should follow…

2022 Real Estate Market Forecast

As 2021 ends and the new year approaches, you may be wondering what to expect from the housing market in 2022. The state of the real estate market is an important economic indicator. It can also determine whether or not someone becomes a first-time homebuyer, moves from the city to the suburbs, or sells their…