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Blog Posts Archive
Blackstone Monthly Market Update
What Sellers Need To Know About Appraisals
Announcing the Next Chapter: Introducing Maic and Renee Friedrich
Empowering Homebuyers: Exploring the Different Loan Programs
Should You Tank Your Credit for a Better Mortgage Deal? Here's What the Experts Say
Moving Out of State? We Can Connect You With an Amazing Agent
3 Things Inspectors Check in a Home Inspection
4 Ways Buying an Imperfect Home Could Benefit You
How To Sell a Home That Needs Repairs
The Pros and Cons of Renting Out Your Home
Why Buying Is Always the Superior Choice
What Really Happened in 2022's Housing Market
A Guide for Living in a For-Sale Home
Happy Holidays From Us
Our Exciting New YouTube Channel
What To Know About This Declining Market
11 Reasons You Should Sell During the Holidays
Is Winter the Right Time To Buy?
Homebuyer Assistance Programs
How To Make Your Home More Efficient
Why You Should Consider Working In Real Estate
How To Find The Perfect Agent
Real Market Updates for Buyers and Sellers
Does it feel like the media is trying to scare you?
Why iBuyers Might Not Be Worth It
Do You Need an Agent to Sell Your Home?
Why Home Inspections Are Important
Speaking with Nick Smith About Prop 19
Updates That Get You The Most Bang for Your Buck
Making a Better Offer in This Competitive Market
Don’t Wait To Purchase a Home
How To Survive a Kitchen Remodel
Inflation and Interest Rates: What To Expect in 2022
5 Ways To Prep Your Home for Sale
What Is the Future of Northern California’s Real Estate Market?
What Are Your Holiday Traditions?
Are The Holidays A Good Time To Sell?
We Are So Grateful for All of You
Our Market Is Still Really Strong
What To Think About When Buying a Rural Home
3 Ways To Move Without Becoming Homeless
The Top 13 Things To Bring in an Emergency
Now Is Still a Great Time To Buy a Home
The Top Reasons People Are Moving This Year
Mortgage Rates & Payments by Decade [INFOGRAPHIC]
Homes Are More Affordable Right Now Than They Have Been in Years
The Latest Unemployment Report: Slow and Steady Improvement
2020 Homebuyer Preferences [INFOGRAPHIC]
How Is Remote Work Changing Homebuyer Needs?
Why Homeowners Have Great Selling Power Today
Where Is the Housing Market Headed for the Rest of 2020? [INFOGRAPHIC]
Will We See a Surge of Homebuyers Moving to the Suburbs?
Homeownership Rate Continues to Rise in 2020
Guidance and Support Are Key When Buying Your First Home
A Real Estate Pro Is More Helpful Now than Ever [INFOGRAPHIC]
Home Sales Hit a Record-Setting Rebound
Two Reasons We Won't See a Rush of Foreclosures This Fall
A Remarkable Recovery for the Housing Market
Thinking of Selling Your House? Now May be the Right Time
Mortgage Rates Hit Record Lows for Three Consecutive Weeks
What Are Experts Saying about Home Prices?
Buyers: Are You Ready for a Bidding War?
Americans Rank Real Estate Best Investment for 7 Years Running [INFOGRAPHIC]
Best Time to Sell? When Competition Is at an All-Time Low
Taking Advantage of Homebuying Affordability in Today's Market
Is the Health Crisis Driving Buyers Out of Urban Areas?
What Are Experts Saying About the Rest of 2020?
What Are the Experts Saying About Future Home Prices?
Homebuyers Are in the Mood to Buy Today
Three Reasons Homebuyers Are Ready to Purchase This Year
Want to Make a Move? Homeowner Equity is Growing Year-Over-Year
Is the Economic Recovery Already Underway?
Real Estate Tops Best Investment Poll for 7th Year Running
Are You Ready for the Summer Housing Market?
Is a Recession Here? Yes. Does that Mean a Housing Crash? No.
Real Estate Will Lead the Economic Recovery
The Benefits of Homeownership May Reach Further Than You Think
Top Reasons to Own Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC]
Economists Forecast Recovery to Begin in the Second Half of 2020
Why This Summer Is the 2020 Real Estate Season
Buying or Selling a Home? You Need an Expert Kind of Guide
Interest Rates Hover Near Historic All-Time Lows [INFOGRAPHIC]
Experts Predict Economic Recovery Should Begin in the Second Half of the Year
6 Reasons Why Selling Your House on Your Own Is a Mistake
Housing Market Positioned to Bring Back the Economy
#1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership: Family Wealth
2020 Homeowner Wish List [INFOGRAPHIC]
Will the Housing Market Turn Around This Year?
A Surprising Shift to the ‘Burbs May Be on the Rise
Unemployment Report: No Need to Be Terrified
Will Home Values Appreciate or Depreciate in 2020?
A Day When Americans Can Return to Work [INFOGRAPHIC]
Unemployment: Hope on the Horizon
Why Home Equity Is a Bright Spark in the Housing Market
Confused About the Economic Recovery? Here's Why.
U.S. Homeownership Rate Rises to Highest Point in 8 Years
How to Test-Drive a Neighborhood While Sheltering in Place [INFOGRAPHIC]
Why the Housing Market Is a Powerful Economic Driver
Buying a Home Right Now: Easy? No. Smart? Yes.
Rise to the Top of the Pool by Selling Your House Today
What Impact Might COVID-19 Have on Home Values?
Today's Expert Insight on the Housing Market [INFOGRAPHIC]
Virtual Real Estate Program
Uncertainty Abounds in the Search for Economic Recovery Timetable
Keys to Selling Your House Virtually
Will This Economic Crisis Have a V, U, or L-Shaped Recovery?
The Pain of Unemployment: It Will Be Deep, But Not for Long
How Technology is Helping Buyers Navigate the Home Search Process [INFOGRAPHIC]
Today's Homebuyers Want Lower Prices. Sellers Disagree.
Think This Is a Housing Crisis? Think Again.
What If I Need to Sell My Home Now? What Can I Do?
Recession? Yes. Housing Crash? No.
What You Can Do to Get Your House Ready to Sell [INFOGRAPHIC]
Why Home Office Space Is More Desirable Than Ever
How Technology Is Enabling the Real Estate Process
How to Find the Perfect Real Estate Agent
Will Surging Unemployment Crush Home Sales?
Search For Home From Home
The Housing Market Is Positioned to Help the Economy Recover [INFOGRAPHIC]
The #1 Thing You Can Do Now to Position Yourself to Buy a Home This Year
The Economic Impact of Buying a Home
Great American Take out - Back For Seconds!
The Best Advice Does Not Mean Perfect Advice
What You Can Do to Keep Your Dream of Homeownership Moving Forward [INFOGRAPHIC]
Don't Let Frightening Headlines Scare You
Is Now a Good Time to Refinance My Home?
Why the Stock Market Correction Probably Won't Impact Home Values
A Recession Does Not Equal a Housing Crisis
Are We About to See a New Wave of Foreclosures?
Three Reasons Why This Is Not a Housing Crisis
Two Big Myths in the Homebuying Process
5 Simple Graphs Proving This Is NOT Like the Last Time
Buying a Home: Do You Know the Lingo?
Yes, You Can Still Afford a Home
Confidence Is the Key to Success for Young Homebuyers
Equity Gain Growing in Nearly Every State
New Homes Coming to the Housing Market This Year
The Difference an Hour Makes [INFOGRAPHIC]
Impact of the Coronavirus on the U.S. Housing Market
Real Estate Is Soaring, But Not Like 2008
How Interest Rates Can Impact Your Monthly Housing Payments
How Your Tax Refund Can Move You Toward Homeownership This Year
10 Steps to Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]
Opportunity in the Luxury Market This Year
Interest Rates Over Time [INFOGRAPHIC]
The #1 Misconception in the Homebuying Process
The Many Benefits of Aging in a Community
How Trusted Professionals Make Homebuying Easier to Understand
The Overlooked Financial Advantages of Homeownership
Reasons to Fall in Love with Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC]
How the Housing Market Benefits with Uncertainty in the World
The #1 Reason to List Your House Right Now
Homeownership Rate on the Rise to a 6-Year High
Does Aging in Place Make the Most Sense?
How to Avoid a Gender Gap When Investing in the Housing Market
Three Reasons Why Pre-Approval Is the First Step in the 2020 Homebuying Journey
Strength of the Economy Is Surprising the Experts
Where Have All the Houses Disappeared To?
First-Time Buyers Are Searching for Existing Homes This Year
2020 Homebuying Checklist
The #1 Reason It Is Difficult to Find Your Dream Home
How Buyers Can Win By Downsizing in 2020
The 2 Surprising Things Homebuyers Really Want
Make the Dream of Homeownership a Reality in 2020
Housing Inventory Vanishing: What Is the Impact on You?
Homes Are More Affordable Today, Not Less Affordable
Buying a Home Early Can Significantly Increase Future Wealth
National Cut Your Energy Costs Day [INFOGRAPHIC]
There's a Long Line of Buyers Waiting for Your House
The New Spring Real Estate Market is Here. Are You Ready?
Big Demand for Small Homes
3 Benefits to Buying Your Dream Home This Year
Top Renovations for Maximum ROI [INFOGRAPHIC]
The 2020 Real Estate Projections That May Surprise You
Expert Insights on the 2020 Housing Market
Why You Shouldn't For Sale By Owner
Working with a Local Real Estate Professional Makes All the Difference [INFOGRAPHIC]
Year-Over-Year Rental Prices on the Rise
When a House Becomes a Happy Home
2020 Forecast Shows Continued Home Price Appreciation
5,300 Reasons to Be Happy You're a Homeowner
Where is the Housing Market Headed in 2020? [INFOGRAPHIC]
Holiday Gifts Are Not the Only Hot Things Right Now
Have You Outgrown Your Home?
A 365 Day Difference in Homeownership
Have You Budgeted for Closing Costs?
Millennials Are on the Move as First-Time Homebuyers [INFOGRAPHIC]
What is the Best Investment for Americans?
Is A Bigger House Within Your Budget?
It's ‘National Roof Over Your Head' Day!
5 Reasons to Sell This Winter
Buyers Are Looking For Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC]
Tips to Sell Your Home Faster
The True Cost of Not Owning Your Home
7 Reasons to List Your House This Holiday Season
The Cost Across Time [INFOGRAPHIC]
How Long Can This Economic Recovery Last?
Buyers Are Looking Now. Are You Ready to List Your Home?
Expert Advice: 3 Benefits to Owning a Home
2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers
The Cost of Renting vs. Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]
Homeownership Rate Remains on the Rise
75 Years of VA Home Loan Benefits
VA Home Loans by the Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]
Forget the Price of the Home. The Cost is What Matters.
Millennials: Here's Why the Process is Well Worth It.
Planning on Buying a Home? Be Sure You Know Your Options.
The #1 Reason to List Your House in the Winter
The Difference an Hour Will Make This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]
Taking the Fear Out of the Mortgage Process
How to Determine If You Can Afford to Buy a Home
Thinking of Selling Your Home? The Waiting Is The Hardest Part.
4 Reasons to Buy a Home This Fall
Buying a home can be SCARY...Until you know the FACTS [INFOGRAPHIC]
Think Prices Have Skyrocketed? Look at Rents.
5 Reasons to Consider Living in a Multigenerational Home
Depending on the Price, You're Going to Need Advice
Homes Are Selling Quickly [INFOGRAPHIC]
3 Reasons This is NOT the 2008 Real Estate Market
3 Reasons to Use a Real Estate Pro in a Complex Digital World
Existing-Home Sales Report Indicates Now Is a Great Time to Sell
What You Need to Know About the Mortgage Process [INFOGRAPHIC]
You Need More Than a Guide. You Need a Sherpa.
Homeownership is the Top Contributor to Your Net Worth
What FICO® Score Do You Need to Qualify for a Mortgage?
62% of Buyers Are Wrong About Down Payment Needs
5 Homebuying Acronyms You Need to Know [INFOGRAPHIC]
3 Signs the Housing Market Is on the Rebound
4 Tips to Improve Your Home and Save on Your Energy Bill
What to Expect from Your Home Inspection
How Does the Supply of Homes for Sale Impact Buyer Demand?
What Is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]
Homeowners Are Happy! Renters? Not So Much.
Are You Ready for the 'Black Friday' of Real Estate?
Should You Fix Your House Up or Sell Now?
Is Your House 'Priced to Sell Immediately'?
4 Reasons to Sell This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]
One of the Top Reasons to Own a Home
What Buyers Need to Know About HOAs
Home Prices Increase in Every Price Range
Things to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage
6 Graphs Showing the Strength of the Current Housing Market [INFOGRAPHIC]
What Is the Probability That Home Values Sink?
Millennial Buying Power Poised to Boost Homeownership
The Role Access Plays in Getting Your House Sold
Home Sales Expected to Continue Increasing In 2020
A+ Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Pro [INFOGRAPHIC]
Everybody Calm Down! This Is NOT 2008
How Property Taxes Can Impact Your Mortgage Payment
5 Reasons to Sell This Fall
Homeownership Will Always Be a Part of the American Dream
A Recession Does Not Equal a Housing Crisis [INFOGRAPHIC]
iBuyers: What Is the 'Cost of Convenience' When Selling Your Home?
Top Priorities When Moving with Kids
What's the Latest on Interest Rates?
Experts Predict a Strong Housing Market for the Rest of 2019
A Latte a Day Keeps Homeownership Away [INFOGRAPHIC]
5 Easy Steps to Avoid Overwhelm from Media Overload
Seniors Are on the Move in the Real Estate Market
Housing Supply Not Keeping Up with Population Increase
A Great Way to Increase Your Family's Net Worth
Buying a Home: Do You Know the Lingo? [INFOGRAPHIC]
Busting the Myth About a Housing Affordability Crisis
5 Real Estate Reality TV Myths Explained
American Confidence in Housing at an All-Time High
Rent Vs. Own [INFOGRAPHIC]
Millionaire to Millennials: The Costly Mistake of Not Buying Now
How to Judge the Impact of the Next Economic Slowdown on Housing
Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Sell Your House
How to Increase Your Equity Over the Next 5 Years
3 Expert Insights On Inventory In The Current Market
Home Prices Up 5.05% Across the Country [INFOGRAPHIC]
3 Powerful Reasons to Buy a Home Now
Mid-Year Housing Market Update: Three Things to Know Today
What Experts are Saying About the Current Housing Market
Is Renting Right for Me?
The Cost of Waiting: Interest Rates Edition [INFOGRAPHIC]
The Surprising Profile of the Real Estate Investor
What a Difference a Year Makes for Sellers
Should I Refinance My Home?
Home Price Appreciation Forecast
Is Your First Home Now Within Your Grasp? [INFOGRAPHIC]
Americans' Powerful Belief in Homeownership as an Investment
4 Tips to Sell Your Home Faster
5 Powerful Reasons to Own Instead of Rent
TGIF Episode 9 | The Donut Shop
Now's the Time to Move-Up and Upgrade Your Current Home!
10 Steps to Buying a Home This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]
Happy Independence Day!
Is Mortgage Debt out of Control?
Millennials Are Increasing the Demand for Condominiums
Top 5 Reasons You Should NOT FSBO
Americans Rank Real Estate Best Investment for 6 Years Running! [INFOGRAPHIC]
Know What to Expect at Your Home Inspection
Before You Look for Your Dream Home: Know What You Want vs. What You Need!
Having a Professional on Your Side Makes All the Difference!
Stop Wondering What Your Budget Is & Get Pre-Approved!
4 Reasons to Sell This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]
What You Need to Know About Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)
Why Is So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage?
5 Reasons to Sell Your House This Summer
Top 4 Renovations for the Greatest Return on Investment! [INFOGRAPHIC]
Time for Your Dream Home, Gen X!
3 Things to Know in the Housing Market Today!
2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers
What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]
What is Important to Boomers when Selling their House?
The Feeling You Get from Owning Your Home
How Homeownership Delivers Unsurpassed Family Wealth
4 Reasons to Buy A Home This Summer
The Ultimate Truth about Housing Affordability
Multigenerational Homes Are on the Rise
2 Things You Need to Know to Properly Price Your Home
All Gave Some. Some Gave All.
The Impact Staging Your Home Has On Your Sale Price [INFOGRAPHIC]
Boomerang Buyers: Don't Be Afraid to Buy a Home Again!
Are Older Generations Really Not Selling Their Homes?
Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips!
What is Really Happening with Home Prices?
4 Tips for Making a Competitive Offer
New Research Shows Housing Is Affordable For First-Time Buyers
A Lack of Inventory Continues to Impact the Housing Market
A Tale of Two Markets [INFOGRAPHIC]
Mainstream Concerns about an Economic Slowdown Revisited
The Benefits of a 20% Down Payment
Home Buyers are Optimistic About Homeownership!
The Cost of Renting vs. Buying This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]
Your Fabulous New Dream Home is Now Available
2 Trends Helping Keep Housing Affordable
What Would Make You Sell Your House?
With Inventory Low: Will Your Dream Home Need Some TLC?
Selling Your House: Here's Why You Need A Pro In Your Corner!
5 Reasons Why Millennials Buy a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]
3 Graphs that Show What You Need to Know About Today's Real Estate Market
TGIF Episode 8 | SwimLabs of El Dorado Hills
20 Tips for Preparing Your House for Sale This Spring
7 Things To Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage!
4 Reasons to Buy a Home in the Spring
TGIF Episode 7 | The Friedrich Team's Oktoberfest
TGIF Episode 6 | Aquasol Swim Team
TGIF Episode 5 | Gold Key Marina
TGIF Episode 4 | El Dorado Saloon & Grill
TGIF Episode 3 | 3Strands Global Foundation
TGIF Episode 2 | Milestone Restaurant El Dorado Hills
TGIF Episode 1 | Foreign Autohaus
Will Increasing Mortgage Rates Impact Home Prices?
Common Things to Look Out for Before Buying Your Dream Home
Why You Should Consider Selling in the Winter
Is Getting a Home Mortgage Still Too Difficult?
Blackstone Schools and Education
9 DIY Fixes Worth Implementing
5 Secret Sources of Down Payment Money
5 Steps Smart Sellers Take to Generate Multiple Offers
6 Signs A Home Might Be 'The One'
Top 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t FSBO
Did Tax Reform Kill the Luxury Market? NOT SO FAR!
There’s A New Buyer In Town: Millennial's
Kids' Opinions When Buying a Home
When Is a Good Time to Rent? Not Now!
10 Curb Appeal Makeovers that Increase Your Home’s Value
Top 4 Home renovations
4 Reasons to Sell This Summer
4 Crucial Steps When Presenting An Offer!
3 Main Issues In The Market
Will Home Prices Fall as Mortgage Rates Rise?
Market Drops to New Low in April!
5 Reasons Why to Sell This Summer!
3 Ways To Save $100K On Your Next Home
9 Cleaning Tips Before Selling Your Home
Homes Starting at $1,990 a Month!
Lack Of Inventory VS The Housing Market
5 Easy Home Updates For When You're Ready to Sell
4 Tips For Pricing Your House to Sell!