Congratulations to all the graduates of 2022! Summer is just around the corner, and I am sure you are ready to enjoy the next few months with family & friends. Now that school is out, we are excited to travel a bit and enjoy the summer sun! What places do you plan to visit this summer? Included in this newsletter is a few updates regarding the current market, a short calendar of events, a tasty salad recipe, plus a few other articles you may find interesting.If you are tired of renting and want to reap the benefits of homeownership, then contact me and I will connect you with a trusted lender. Together, we will guide you towards your real estate goals. It may be the right time for you to begin your home search since the market has recently softened a bit for buyers. We are now seeing days on market extended, a few price reductions, and offers with contingencies. Let’s talk soon to discuss your buying options.As a listing agent, setting the sellers expectations to reflect the current market is key to a successful sale! In todays market there is a rise in inventory, so it is crucial for your home to stand out above the rest. We continue to see the updated homes sell quicker than homes without upgrades, so prepping your home with fresh paint and staging is a plus! There are many factors that determine the value of a home. The most recent comparable sold properties are taken into consideration when pricing a home along with school ratings, whether the homes is on a busy street, the layout of the home and additional amenities, as well as the extent of deferred maintenance if any, etc. If you would like to know what your home is worth in today’s market, contact me and we can discuss which selling strategies would work best for your home! I work directly with local professional contractors and stagers to help you get your home ready to sell.I look forward to helping you with all your real estate needs this summer!
FOR THE DRESSING:
1 c. mayonnaise
3 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
3 tbsp. granulated sugar
1 tsp. ground black pepper
FOR THE SALAD:
8 c. small broccoli florets
1 c. dried cranberries
1 c. shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 c. smoked almonds, chopped
6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
1/4 c. chopped red onion
For the dressing: Whisk together the mayonnaise and vinegar in a large bowl until smooth.
Stir in sugar and pepper until combined and set aside.
For the salad: Add the broccoli florets to dressing mixture; stir together to combine.
Add the cranberries, cheese, almonds, bacon, and red onion; stir to combine.
Refrigerate at least 1 hour or up to 3 days before serving.