Kristina Philbin's Blog Posts

My top 12 things to ask when choosing a home builder

Ever wondered what to ask and how it works to build a new home? Every home builder nuilds homes with different processes and systems, but, your consumer expierence shouldn't be so different, no

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Fall 2023 Home Buyer and Home Seller guides available NOW! 😍🏠🎟️

If you’re thinking about buying or selling a house, hearing about the housing market in the media can feel a bit overwhelming. To cut through the noise, you wanna be sure you have the best

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Common misconceptions with Homeowners Associations

 The dreaded Homeowner Associations! So many people tell me that they dont want to live in a neighborhood that has Covenants or a Homeowners Association. They believe that if they own a

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Relocating to Omaha Nebraska

Welcome to Omaha, Nebraska! As your dedicated realtor, I'm here to ensure a smooth transition for your relocation. With its vibrant community, rich history, and diverse neighborhoods, Omaha offers a

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My top 12 things I make sure I design inside all my floorplans

My top new home design must haves. It is no secret one of my favorite things to do is to browse floorplans bit by bit until I come across one that tweeks my interest. Once I find one that interests

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How much equity do most Americans have?

Do you know what home equity is? If you’re not familiar with it, you’re gonna want to listen to this.Equity is the current value of your home minus what you owe on the loan. And with how

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New construction home builders give homebuyers hope

I’ve got some news any homebuyer out there wants to hear. I know a lot of you are frustrated by the limited number of homes for sale today. But what if I told you, you may have more options

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Tremendous equity helps offset affordability challenges

If you own a home right now, there’s one thing you really need to understand. That’s how much equity you have.I’m willing to bet you have a whole lot more of it than you realize.

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Working from home increases your homebuying options

Do you work from home either full or part-time? If so, you’re not alone.According to a recent survey, the ideal work environment for most professionals is either fully remote or hybrid.But did

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What's the silver lining to low housing inventory🏡

The silver lining to low housing inventoryWanna know one of the biggest challenges we have in the housing market? It's how low inventory is right now. Here’s the silver lining for you if you

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What are people misunderstanding about home pricing

A lot of home price headlines right now are misleading. Here’s the bad news: even more of those headlines are coming. But I can help you understand what’s actually happening. Take a look

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Why today is a sweet spot for sellers

I know a lot of you heard about the intense level of competition and the bidding wars we saw in the housing market over the last few years. While that peak is behind us, it doesn’t mean you

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New construction homes give homebuyers hope

I’ve got some news any homebuyer out there wants to hear. I know a lot of you are frustrated by the limited number of homes for sale today. But what if I told you, you may have more options

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What’s going to happen with mortgage rates?

Everybody wants to know what's gonna happen with mortgage rates. But here’s the thing about rates: they’re pretty much impossible to predict. I can't say for sure what lies ahead, but

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Best practices after applying for a loan

Are you in the process of buying a home? If so, here are a few best practices to keep in mind to help make sure you’ve got as smooth a closing process as possible.https://kvcore.exprealty.com

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Should you sell your house or rent it

Short-term rentals have gained popularity in recent years. And, if you’re looking to make a move, you may have considered converting your house into a rental, instead of selling it.Though

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Have home price rebounded

Let me guess. Whether you’re a buyer or seller, you’re thinking about home prices. And based on some of the media coverage, you may be a bit confused or even worried that the worst is

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Not selling because you don't know where you will go? Newly Built Homes Might Be the Answer

Do you want to sell your house, but hesitate because you’re worried you won’t be able to find your next home in today’s market? You're not alone, but there’s some

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How Has Remote Work Expanded Your Homebuying Horizons

Even as some companies transition back into the office, remote work remains a popular choice for many professionals. So, if you currently enjoy working from home or hope to be able to soon, you;

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Are Homebuyers Are Getting Used to the New Normal?

Before you decide to sell your house, it’s important to know what you can expect in the current housing market. One positive trend right now is homebuyers are adapting to today’s

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Real Estate: Its not like 2008

If you've been keeping up with the news lately, you've probably come across headlines talking about the increase in foreclosures in today’s housing market. This may have left you with some

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The Home Prices Are Rebounding

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

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My Tips To Not Fall for the Next Shocking Headlines About Home Prices

If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, one of the biggest questions you have right now is probably: what’s happening with home prices? And it’s no surprise

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My Top Two Things Spring Sellers Need To Know

Two Things Sellers Need To Know This SpringA lot has changed over the past year, and you might be wondering what’s in store for the spring housing market. If you’re planning to sell your

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My Expert Advise To Give You Clarity in Today's Housing Market

An Expert Gives You Clarity in Today's Housing MarketThe housing market has been going through shifts lately. That’s why it’s so important to work with an industry professional

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My 4 Tips for Making Your Best Offer on a Home

4 Tips for Making Your Best Offer on a HomeAre you planning to buy a home this spring? Though things are more balanced than they were at the height of the pandemic, it’s still a sellers’

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My 4 Key Tips for Selling Your House This Spring

4 Key Tips for Selling Your House This SpringSpring has arrived, and that means more and more people are getting their homes ready to sell. But with recent shifts in real estate, this year’s

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