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    Planning to Retire? Your Equity Can Help You Make a Move

    By Client Care - Bryson Smith Team | September 11, 2023

    Reaching retirement is a significant milestone in life, bringing with it a lot of change and new opportunities. As the door to this exciting chapter opens, one thing you may be considering is selling your house and finding a home better suited for your evolving needs. Fortunately, you may be in a better position to make a move than you realize. Here are a few reasons why. Read More

    How To Use Real Estate Tax Credits To Boost Your Investment Returns

    By Client Care - Bryson Smith Team | August 16, 2023

    Real estate tax credits are incentives provided by governments and municipalities to encourage investment in certain types of real estate projects. Here's how to take advantage Read More

    The Value of an Agent When Buying Your New Construction Home

    By Client Care - Bryson Smith Team | August 16, 2023

    Buying a new construction home can be an exciting experience. From being the very first owner, to customizing your home’s features, there are a lot of benefits. But navigating the complexities of buying a home that’s under construction can also be a bit overwhelming. This is where a skilled real estate agent can make all the difference. Read More

    Home Prices Are Rebounding

    By Client Care - Bryson Smith Team | July 17, 2023

    If you’re following the news today, you may feel a bit unsure about what’s happening with home prices and fear whether or not the worst is yet to come. That’s because today’s headlines are painting an unnecessarily negative picture. If we take a year-over-year view, home prices did drop some, but that’s because we’re comparing to a ‘unicorn’ year when prices peaked well beyond the norm. To avoid an unfair comparison to that previous peak, we need to look at monthly data. And that tells a very different and much more positive story. While local home price trends still vary by market, here’s what the national data tells us. Read More

    Central Illinois Housing Market: A Comparative Analysis with the National Real Estate Market and Key Advantages

    By Client Care - Bryson Smith Team | July 10, 2023

    The Central Illinois housing market offers a unique blend of affordability, community-oriented living, and diverse opportunities. Let's compare the Central Illinois housing market to the national real estate market, shedding light on its distinctive advantages. Additionally, we will utilize statistics from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) to showcase the differences between these two markets. Understanding these factors will help you make informed decisions in the dynamic world of real estate. Read More

    Debunking Top Myths in Real Estate: Separating Fact from Fiction

    By Client Care - Bryson Smith Team | July 10, 2023

    In the ever-evolving world of real estate, numerous myths and misconceptions often circulate among buyers, sellers, and investors. These myths can mislead people, impact their decision-making, and hinder their ability to navigate the market effectively. In this blog post, we will debunk some of the top myths in real estate today, providing you with the knowledge to make informed choices. Read More

    Revolutionizing Real Estate: How Technology Has Transformed the Buying and Selling Process

    By Client Care - Bryson Smith Team | July 10, 2023

    The advent of technology has brought about significant transformations in various industries, and real estate is no exception. Over the years, advancements in technology have revolutionized the way people buy and sell properties. From online listings and virtual tours to digital transactions and data-driven insights, the real estate industry has witnessed a remarkable shift. Let's explore how technology has changed the process of buying and selling real estate, making it more efficient, accessible, and transparent. Read More

    Exploring Luxury Real Estate in Peoria, Illinois: Embracing Refinement

    By Client Care - Bryson Smith Team | July 5, 2023

    Luxury real estate has found its place in the beautiful city of Peoria, Illinois, and its surrounding areas. From elegant residences nestled in serene neighborhoods to stunning waterfront properties along the Illinois River, this region offers an exceptional collection of high-end homes. In this article, we delve into the world of luxury real estate in Peoria and its surroundings, unveiling the characteristics that make these properties stand out. Read More

    The Power of a Top-Producing Real Estate Team: Why Choose The Bryson Smith Team?

    By Client Care - Bryson Smith Team | July 5, 2023

    When it comes to buying or selling a home, having the right support and expertise can make all the difference. In the dynamic real estate market, partnering with a top-producing real estate team can provide you with a competitive edge. In this blog, we'll explore the benefits of choosing the Bryson Smith Team to assist you in buying or selling your home. Their proven track record, comprehensive knowledge, and dedication to client satisfaction set them apart as an exceptional choice. Read More

    Proceed with Caution: Things to Avoid When “Under Contract” on a Home Purchase

    By Client Care - Bryson Smith Team | June 30, 2023

    Congratulations! You've successfully secured a home and are "under contract." This means you're one step closer to closing the deal and becoming a homeowner. However, it's crucial to navigate this final stage carefully. Certain actions or decisions can potentially jeopardize the home buying process and even lead to complications. In this blog post, we will discuss some common mistakes to avoid when you're "under contract" on a home purchase to ensure a smooth and successful closing. Read More