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Monthly Archives: December 2019

    Tom’s Take #147 – Historically low interest rates are not the only reason you should buy

    By Tom Toole | December 31, 2019

      The low rates being seen in the marketplace are helping a lot of people save money. Buyer affordability is up and the Fed is holding steady with their current policy. Just because rates are low, there is more to a purchase decision than the rate. Tune into episode #147 of Tom’s Take to find... Read More

    Zillow is the biggest real estate story of 2019 – Tom’s Take #146

    By Tom Toole | December 24, 2019

    As I look back on all the real estate news in 2019, one company was at the forefront the entire time.   Zillow has become the Google of real estate.   Tune into episode #146 of Tom’s Take to find out how this affects buyers and sellers in real estate transaction and what they should... Read More

    Fed is holding steady on rates – Tom’s Take #145

    By Tom Toole | December 17, 2019

      There is more news coming from the Federal Reserve this month, making for a busy December. We know the Fed does not directly set rates and that their policy will influence the market. Tune into episode #145 of Tom’s Take to see how this decision will influence the real estate market in 2020. Read More

    2020 real estate market predictions – Tom’s Take #144

    By Tom Toole | December 10, 2019

    Industry experts are always making predictions about what will happen in the new year. Sometimes they are right, and sometimes they are wrong. Rather than speculate, I want to help us all interpret data and what that means as we head into 2020. Tune into episode #144 of Tom’s Take to get some facts about... Read More

    Silver Tsunami is coming – Tom’s Take #143

    By Tom Toole | December 3, 2019

      Inventory is a major pain point for Buyers and Sellers right now. There is good news! There is hope on the horizon according to Zillow Group. Zillow is calling the coming wave of inventory the “Silver Tsunami” as it involves some of the people who have owned their homes the longest, taking those properties... Read More

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