SHERYL VECCHIO's Blog Posts

Home Sellers: There is a way you can welcome home a Veteran

Some veterans are finding it difficult to obtain a home in today’s market.  I recently experienced this firsthand, when helping a disabled veteran and his family purchase a home.  He

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Let's Look at Home Price Appreciation Through 2025

In more good news for homeowners, the most recent Home Price Expectations Survey – a survey of a national panel of over one hundred economists, real estate experts, and investment

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Thinking of Waiting Out This Crazy Market? Let’s talk about why that’s not a good idea!

Whether you are thinking about buying your first home or moving to a bigger home, much of what you see and hear tells you our real estate market is crazy.  At first glance, it might look like&

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Cynthia Woods Pavilion – It’s more than a concert venue!

One of my favorite parts of living in and around The Woodlands is being close to “The Pavilion”.  Hubby and I have been volunteer partners there for several years and it’s one

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When Is The Right Time To Buy A Retirement Home?

Every day in the U.S., roughly 10,000 people turn 65. Prior to the health crisis that swept the nation in 2020, most people had to wait until they retired to make a move to the beach, the golf,

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Will Home Prices Continue to Appreciate?

It’s clear that consumers are concerned about how quickly home values are rising. Many people fear the speed of appreciation may lead to a crash in prices later this year. In fact, Google

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5 Reasons to Sell Your House

If you are like most homeowners, you are wondering if now is a good time to sell.  If you are ready to sell, you probably hope for a quick and profitable transaction that puts you in a position

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3 Must-Do’s When Selling Your House

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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Did You Outgrow Your Home In 2020

It may seem hard to imagine that the home you’re in today – whether it’s your starter home or just one you’ve fallen in love with along the way – might not be your

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An Honest Look at Unemployment Numbers

Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the November Jobs Report. It revealed that, though headed in the right direction, the nation’s job recovery has slowed. The

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5 Tips for Making a Competative Offer

Today’s real estate market has high buyer interest and low housing inventory. With so many buyers competing for a limited number of homes, it’s more important than ever to know the

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What You Should Really Know About Browsing for Homes Online

It’s fun! It’s exciting! It’s important to take everything with a grain of salt!Oh, let’s just admit it, shall we? Browsing for homes online is a window shopper’s

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Why the Election Won’t Dampen the Housing Market

All  Americans are anxiously waiting to see who will be our President for the next four years. That decision will have a major impact on many aspects of life in this country, but the

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A Homeowner's Net Worth is 40x Greater Than a Renter's

One of the best ways to build your family’s financial future is through homeownership. Recent data from the Federal Reserve indicates the net worth of a homeowner is actually

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Who Thought Fall Would Be a Good Time to Sell?

Real estate continues to be called the ‘bright spot’ in the current economy, but there’s one thing that may hold the housing market back from achieving its full potential this:&

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The Cost of a Home is Far More Important Than Price

Housing inventory is at an all-time low. There are 39% fewer  homes for sale today than at this time last year, and buyer demand continues to set records.  Just like any other,

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Our Market Still Sizzles for Both Buyers and Sellers

Today’s housing market is making a truly impressive turnaround, and it’s also setting up some outstanding opportunities for buyers and sellers. Whether you’re thinking of

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Why Boomer’s are Choosing 55+ Communities

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. We really don

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Does Your Home Have What Buyers Want?

In today's market there’s great opportunity for homeowners to sell their houses and make a move, yet due to the impact of the ongoing health crisis, some sellers are taking their time coming

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Not All Agents Are Created Equal

In today’s fast-paced world where answers are just a Google search away, there are some who may question the benefits of hiring a real estate professional when selling a house. The reality is,

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The Best Money You Never Spent

Why I Partner with a home stager:When a client hires me to list and sell their property, they receive a complementary consultation with Steller Stagers, my staging partner.  While it might not

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Homebuyers Are in the Mood to Buy Today

According to the latest FreddieMac Quarterly Forecast, mortgage interest rates have fallen to historically low levels this spring and they are projected to remain low. This means there is a

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Pallotta's: An Italian Grill Treasure in The Woodlands

How have I lived in The Woodlands and Spring for over twenty years but never experienced Pallotta’s Italian Grill?  Not sure how that happened but I made up for it within the past month.

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Why Summer 2020 is THE Real Estate Season

With stay-at-home orders starting to gradually lift throughout parts of the country, data indicateshomebuyers are jumping back into the market. After many families put their plans on hold due to

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The Benefits of Home ownership May Reach Further Than You Think

More than ever, our homes have become an integral part of our lives. Today they are much more than the houses we live in. They’re evolving into our workplaces, schools for our children, and

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If you are thinking about selling your home, now might be your best opportunity!

When our local government enacted a stay at home order and we all began to shelter in place, no one could have predicted what would happen to the local housing market.   The first reaction

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"Burger and Bordeaux" This Month's Restaurant Pic

As a small business owner ourselves, my husband, Frank, and I love supporting local business.  With the emergence of COVID-19 and it's effect on local business, we are more dedicated than ever

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Test Drive a Neighborhood From Your Couch

As April came to a close and May marches on, many of us are still sheltering at home when possible.  However our Real Estate market is far from sheltering.  It is coming alive and gearing

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Been Looking at The Same Walls Too Long?

If you are like most of us, you have been sheltering in place for a while.  Although businesses are starting to open and we are getting out more, we are still spending an inordinate amount of

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Our Very Unique Spring Housing Market

Prior to 2020 and COVID-19, March was traditionally the kickoff to our spring housing market.  I'm sure I don't have to tell you that COVID-19 has changed everything and that includes our

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Self Care While Sheltering In Place

How are you doing while sheltering in place?  I recently read that while we are all going through the same storm, we are not in the same boat.  I really loved that because it perfectly

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