Planning to Downsize? Here’s What You Need to Know

Downsizing your home, whether it’s a part of your retirement plan or strategic lifestyle choice, can be a major stressor. A solid plan, a strong real estate team, and the support of your friends and family can help ease this transition.    1. Create a Fool-Proof Downsizing Plan   One of the best ways to… Continue reading Planning to Downsize? Here’s What You Need to Know

Zimmerman Group’s 2022 Housing Market Predictions

At the onset of the pandemic, many experts predicted a backslide in home prices and overall sales. Instead, we got a market boom with home prices and sales soaring to record highs.    So what can we expect for 2022’s housing market? The details are debatable but one thing seems certain: the real estate market… Continue reading Zimmerman Group’s 2022 Housing Market Predictions

Best Smart Home Upgrades

From robot vacuums to fully integrated smart home hubs your home can be as smart as you want it to be. Each year, the list of smart home upgrades grows as does the percentage of homeowners integrating these devices into their houses.    According to MediaPost, in 2021, 69% of households in the U.S. have… Continue reading Best Smart Home Upgrades

First-Time Homebuyers Checklist: 3 Steps to Determine Wants vs. Needs

Holiday bonuses tucked away, skipped nights out, vacations put on hold, preparing to buy your first house involves sacrifice and commitment. It’s not a decision to be entered into lightly. And while buying your first home is an exciting proposition, it can also be intimidating, time-consuming, and overwhelming.    Finding the right home starts by… Continue reading First-Time Homebuyers Checklist: 3 Steps to Determine Wants vs. Needs

How to Pick the Perfect REALTOR®

With online home-finding tools at your fingertips, it can be tempting to go it alone when you’re buying and selling your home. While it might seem easy enough to DIY your home search, working with a licensed REALTOR® has distinct advantages.    Real estate agents adhere to a strict code of ethics and make it… Continue reading How to Pick the Perfect REALTOR®