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Monthly Archives: June 2023

    Lending Standards Are Not Like They Were Leading Up to the Crash

    By Emily Clayton | June 30, 2023

    You might be worried we’re heading for a housing crash, but there are many reasons why this housing market isn’t like the one we saw in 2008. One of which is how lending standards are different today. Here’s a look at the data to help prove it.  Every month, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) releases the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI). According... Read More

    Pending in Dogwood🏠

    By Emily Clayton | June 24, 2023

    PENDING in Dogwood 5br | 4.5ba | 4500sf | Pool | 3-car garage Finally found the perfect home for my out-of-state clients after exhausting every creative search tactic possible. I can’t wait to see this gorgeous transformationRenovation done by Joe Todd with Le Jardin Homes. ECRealEstateMS | Emily Clayton | EXIT New Door Realty 850-259-5455... Read More

    What Homebuyers Need To Know About Credit Scores

    By Emily Clayton | June 23, 2023

    If you’re thinking about buying a home, you should know your credit score’s a critical piece of the puzzle when it comes to qualifying for a home loan. Lenders review your credit to assess your ability to make payments on time, to pay back debts, and more. It’s also a factor that helps determine your mortgage rate.... Read More

    SOLD in Montrachet🎉🏠

    By Emily Clayton | June 22, 2023

    781 Orleans Circle in Montrachet | SOLD for $342,000🎉🏠Congratulations to my sellers and so excited for them to get back home to New Jersey to be closer to family❤️ If you are buying or selling, I would love to help!⚜️ | Emily Clayton | EXIT New Door Realty850-259-5455 | 601-488-3948 Read More

    May Real Estate Market Updates for Brandon and Madison🏠

    By Emily Clayton | June 21, 2023

    May Real Estate Market Updates for Brandon and Madison🏠 Numbers from April to May stayed just about the same. We still need more inventory! I’m here to help with any buying, selling, or investing needs. Let’s chat! ⚜️ | Emily Clayton | EXIT New Door Realty850-259-5455 | 601-488-3948 Read More

    June Home Maintenance Tips🏠

    By Emily Clayton | June 16, 2023

    June Home Maintenance Tips | Emily Clayton | EXIT New Door Realty 850-259-5455 | 601-488-3948 Read More

    Today’s Real Estate Market: The ‘Unicorns’ Have Galloped Off

    By Emily Clayton | June 7, 2023

    Comparing real estate metrics from one year to another can be challenging in a normal housing market. That’s due to possible variability in the market making the comparison less meaningful or accurate. Unpredictable events can have a significant impact on the circumstances and outcomes being compared.  Comparing this year’s numbers to the two ‘unicorn’ years... Read More

    New Price at Hartfield: BELOW APPRAISED VALUE!

    By Emily Clayton | June 7, 2023

    NEW PRICE, BELOW APPRAISED VALUE! $340,900 164 Hartfield Drive in Madison is back on the market….Buyer’s financing fell through after being under contract almost 40 days. ALL HOME INSPECTION REPAIRS ARE DONE!!! Fantastic price for a 4BR/3BA home PLUS OFFICE in Madison built in 2006 Freshly painted interior Gorgeous heart pine and brick paver floors... Read More

    Why Buyers Need an Expert Agent by Their Side

    By Emily Clayton | June 1, 2023

    The process of buying a home can feel a bit intimidating, even under normal circumstances. But today’s market is still anything but normal. There continues to be a very limited number of homes for sale, and that’s creating bidding wars and driving home prices back up as buyers compete over the available homes. Navigating all of this can be daunting... Read More