More and more economists are predicting a recession is imminent as the result of the pullback in the economy caused by COVID-19. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research: “A recession is a significant decline in economic activity spread across th ... » Learn More about Economic Slowdown: What the Experts Are Saying
Home values have been increasing for 93 consecutive months, according to the National Association of Realtors. If you’re a homeowner, particularly one looking to downsize your living space, that’s great news, as you’ve likely built significant equity in your ho ... » Learn More about How Buyers Can Win By Downsizing in 2020
Hello there and Welcome! I’m Carol Guzman, Senior Real Estate Specialist with Your Castle Real Estate. Thank you for visiting my site! Having more than 20 years’ real estate experience, I am highly specialized in helping Senior’s with life transitions inv ... » Learn More about Meet Carol Guzman – 2020
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused massive global uncertainty, including a U.S. stock market correction no one could have seen coming. While much of the news has been about the effect on various markets, let’s also acknowledge the true impact it continues to ... » Learn More about Impact of the Coronavirus on the U.S. Housing Market
There’s comfort in being around people who share common interests, goals, and challenges. That comfort in a community doesn’t wane with age – it actually deepens. Whether it’s proudly talking about grandchildren or lamenting the fact that our eyes aren’t as goo ... » Learn More about The Many Benefits of Aging in a Community
If one of the questions you’re asking yourself today is, “Should I sell my house this year?” the current Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) Survey from the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) should boost your confidence as it relates to the ... » Learn More about Should I Sell My House This Year?
A desire among many seniors is to “age in place.” According to the Senior Resource Guide, the term means, “…that you will be remaining in your own home for the later years of your life; not moving into a smaller home, assisted living, or a retirement communit ... » Learn More about Does “Aging in Place” Make the Most Sense?
We’re currently in the longest economic recovery in U.S. history. That has caused some to ask experts to project when the next economic slowdown (recession) could occur. Two years ago, 67% of the economists surveyed by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) for the ... » Learn More about Strength of the Economy Is Surprising the Experts
Some Highlights: If you’re thinking of buying a home, plan ahead and stay on the right track, starting with pre-approval. Being proactive about the homebuying process will help set you up for success in each step. Make sure to work with a trusted rea ... » Learn More about Home Buying Checklist for 2020
This will be an interesting year for residential real estate. With a presidential election taking place this fall and talk of a possible recession occurring before the end of the year, predicting what will happen in the 2020 U.S. housing market can be ... » Learn More about The 2020 Real Estate Projections That May Surprise You