August Local Events

Though many of the summer community events we look forward to all year have been postponed or had format changes this year, summer is not canceled. We still have a long stretch of sunny days and warm weather to enjoy. Sometimes you can have the most fun right in your own backyard, other times you and the family just really need to get out for a change of scenery. Many Clark County organizations are doing their best to present modified… Read More

Qualities To Look For In A Luxury Agent

Traditional real estate transactions require agents who understand current trends and economic forecasts, know how to set the right price, possess smart negotiating skills, and other such important qualities. These same qualities are also true with agents in the luxury market, however selling a luxury property is very different from other real estate transactions. It’s a niche market. You’re selling more than just a house; you’re selling a lifestyle. It’s also more than about just getting the home sold, but… Read More

CCAR Housing Market Report: May 2020 Residential Highlights

Back in March the Stay At Home order led to whispers of concern about how the pandemic would affect the housing market during its busiest months. But according to the most recent housing market report by Clark County Association of Realtors®, Clark County appears to have seen an uptick in activity from interested buyers according to statistics from May 2020. Likely reasons for this activity are low interest rates and the accessibility of virtual showings. New listings in Clark County… Read More

Benefits to Buying a Condo

With the mortgage rates still low many people are shopping around considering what they should buy right now. There are a range of options for single family homes in Clark County, from fixer uppers to new construction communities. But what about condominiums? Some people may overlook this option because of the notion that buying a condo is too much like buying an apartment, which is not the case. A condo is still an investment and offers a variety of benefits... Read More

Now…. is a Really Good Time to Sell

  If you’re considering selling your home, 2020 is the time to do it because these favorable conditions won’t last forever. Right now there is a unique window of opportunity to sell your home quickly and for the maximum price. LOW INTEREST RATES, LOW INVENTORY Though mortgage rates have been gradually rising, they are still historically low, which means more buyers in the market to buy in order to get in on the lower rates before they go back up…. Read More

CURB APPEAL Putting your home on the market?

Tips from Terrie When you’re selling your home, first impressions are everything. Before the digital age, the first impression of a home was known as “curb appeal.” These days, first impressions are usually formed online. As more home buyers start their house hunting on the internet now, achieving that “online curb appeal” is a crucial part of selling your home. Things you can do: PRUNING AND PLANTING Hire a professional landscape designer (not just a landscaper). Nothing defeats the curb… Read More

The Little Things That Will Make Your Relocation Go Smoothly

Relocation involves a large number of moving parts that can be difficult to track. Homeowners must sell their current property, find and purchase a new home, and move their belongings, often at great distances – and on a tight schedule. If you’re relocating to the Pacific Northwest or another area, World Ranked Broker Terrie Cox, RE/MAX Equity Group shares her best relocation tips to minimize stress and simplify the process. Relocating for Work? See if Your Employer Offers Assistance New... Read More

Using a Realtor with Experience

When buying or selling a home, it always pays to work with an experienced Realtor. Though you may think the process looks easy from the outside, take it from World Ranked Broker Terrie Cox: you need someone who knows the ins and outs of real estate to get the best deal possible. Here, Terrie Cox, RE/MAX Equity Group outlines some of the key benefits that are included when you choose to work with a seasoned Realtor. Industry Know-How Home buying... Read More

The Kitchen Is Key to Any Home

As you prepare to sell your home, marketing its strengths can help boost your chances of success. But what exactly are today’s buyers looking for? Over the past few years, the hottest real estate selling point has been the kitchen, otherwise known as the modern heart of the home. When homes are listed for sale with good kitchens, they often generate offers faster than similar-sized homes in the same area – and for more money. Here, World-Ranked Broker Terrie Cox,... Read More

Real Estate Trends to Look For In 2020

Whether you’re listing a property or plan to buy a home in 2020, you’ll need a clear understanding of the year’s most important developments in real estate. What can you expect as 2019 draws to an end and a new year begins? World-Ranked Broker Terrie Cox, RE/MAX Equity Group, draws on her vast experience and deep knowledge of the Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA real estate markets to offer insight on the top 2020 real estate trends buyers and sellers... Read More