Bill Jordan's Blog Posts

6 Luxury Upgrades for Your Home Theatre

A home theatre can be a wonderful addition. It can be a place where family and friends can gather for fun and entertainment. And it can add value to your home. Consider these luxury design upgrades

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Estate Planning, Financial Considerations for Multigenerational Families

When you’re creating a multigenerational household, you focus so much on finding the right neighborhood and home and determining the renovations that will make aging in place safe for your

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Current Luxury Home Trends

Current Luxury Home TrendsThe pandemic has changed nearly every aspect of our lives, including how we live in our homes. While beautiful finishes are still an essential part of a luxury home,

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Home Values are Rising in 2021. What about 2022?

One of the major story lines over the last year is how well the residential real estate market performed. One key metric in the spotlight is home price appreciation. According to the latest indices,

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It's Still the Year to Sell Your House. Here's Why.

If you’re trying to decide whether or not to sell your house, now is the time to think seriously about making a move. Fannie Mae’s recent Home Purchase

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Real Estate: It's Still a Lack of Supply, Not a Lack of Demand

One of the major questions real estate experts are asking today is whether prospective homebuyers still believe purchasing a home makes sense. Some claim rapidly rising home prices are impacting

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Top 3 Reasons to Buy a Condo

Buying a new home? Are you looking at condos?Popular with every homeowner—from first-time buyers to retirees—condos offer many advantages over a traditional stand-alone property. Here

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The Best Use of Time (and Money) When It Comes to Renovations

In the current sellers’ market, many homeowners wonder what, if anything, needs to be remodeled before they list their house. That’s where I come in. I can help you think through today

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Has Remote Work Changed Your Home Needs? Is It Time To Change Your Home?

Homeowners are realizing what they need in a home is changing, especially with the rise in remote work. If you’re longing for a dedicated home office or a change in scenery, now may be the

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4 Major Reasons to Sell This Summer

While the housing market forecast for the second half of the year remains positive, there may not be a better time to sell than right now. Here are four things to consider if you’re

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Truths Young Homebuyers Need to Hear

For many young or first-time homebuyers, purchasing a home can feel intimidating. A recent survey shows some homebuyers ages 25 to 40 may be unsure about the homebuying process and what

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5 Home Features to Make Aging in Place Easier

If you’re looking to buy a new home and hope to stay there for the rest of your life, look ahead to what you might want in it as you age. Thinking of and paying for features that make a house

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Should You Sell Your Home and Downsize When Your Kids Are in College?

So, if all of your kids have gone to college or moved out, are you looking at their empty bedrooms and thinking about downsizing? There are some distinct advantages to doing that, as well as

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Luxury Homebuyers Like High Tech Plus Old World Charm

It can be difficult to escape technology in our fast-paced, modern lives. Perhaps that’s why so many luxury homeowners and homebuyers appreciate a residence that turns back the clock with a

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Sellers Are Entering the Housing Market

One of the biggest questions in real estate today is, “When will sellers return to the housing market?”An ongoing shortage of home supply has created a hyper-competitive environment for

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Is the U.S. In a Housing Bubble? No

HighlightsIn a recent article, Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of Realtors (NAR), addressing whether today’s high buyer competition and

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Trend: Families are Actively Seeking Multi-Generational Housing

My grandmother moved in with us shortly after I was born. She helped my parents raise me and my siblings. And she comforted us when we were sick and shared life lessons I live by today. Living with

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As Luxury Buyers Come Back to the City, Here's How Preferences Have Changed

As many suburban and second home real estate markets have boomed all across the country, the majority of cities have been on the opposite end of the spectrum. That’s starting to change, as

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We Are In a Seller's Market. What Does That Mean?

If you’ve given even a casual thought to selling your house in the near future, this is the time to really think seriously about making a move. Here’s why this season is the ultimate;

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Trend: The Rise of Luxury Boutique Buildings

We are seeing a growing trend in cities all across the country—luxury buyers are gravitating to boutique-sized buildings. In response to this, many developers have shifted away from soaring

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5 Reasons to Sell This Spring

When selling a house, most homeowners hope for a quick and profitable transaction that puts them in a position to make a great move.If you’re waiting for the best time to win as a seller, the

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Top Producer Award

I am honored to receive a 2020 Top Producer award from Rinehart Realty. Thanks, of course, to my wonderful clients. And to my colleagues, our teriffic staff and our outstanding management.Bottom

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How to Spot a Good Real Estate Advisor

If you’re ready to take advantage of today’s favorable real estate market conditions, the first place you should start is by finding a great real estate agent. Seek out a real estate

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It's a Sellers' Market Right Now

HighlightsOver the past year, homeowners have gained an unprecedented opportunity to sell with great success while buyer demand is soaring.With homes selling twice as fast as they did last

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Have You Thought About a Co-Primary Residence?

We are seeing a new trend emerging in urban real estate markets across the country: co-primary residences. As homeowners react to the current environment, many who can afford to do so are keeping a

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Personalized Home Improvements Can Backfire When It Comes Time to Sell

Remodeling your home can make it more functional and comfortable for your family, but if the improvements that you make don’t appeal to potential buyers, they may work against you down the.

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The Luxury Market is Attracting Buyers

As more people identify their changing needs this year, some are turning to the upscale housing sector for more space or finer features. In their most recent Luxury Market Report, the 

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Do You Really Need a 20% Down Payment?

Is the idea of saving for a down payment holding you back from buying a home right now?You may be eager to take advantage of today’s low mortgage rates, but the thought of needing a large down

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4 Things to Consider When Buying a Second Home

Purchasing a second residence is always a significant decision, especially if you intend to use it as a vacation home. Of course, there are many considerations to take into account beforehand, not

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What Does 2021 Have in Store for Home Values

According to the latest CoreLogic Home Price Insights Report, nationwide home values increased by 8.2% over the last twelve months. The dramatic rise was brought about as the

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Three Must-Do's When Selling Your House This Year

It’s exciting to put a house on the market and to think about making new memories in new spaces. However, despite the anticipation of what’s to come, we can still have deep sentimental

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4 Features to Look For in a Waterfront Home

For many luxury homeowners, waterfront property represents more than just a house. It provides access to a desirable lifestyle that the entire family can enjoy. From breathtaking views to endless

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