About Sherwood Strickland

I enjoy helping people find the perfect home, investment or commercial property. Please refer a friend who needs to buy or sell Wilmington NC Real Estate and I can help them anywhere in USA.

Should Boomers Buy or Rent after Selling?

In a recent CNBC article, it was reported that many baby boomers are selling their current homes and moving into rentals, rather than purchasing [...]

What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy?

We recently shared that over the course of the last 12 months, home prices have appreciated by 7.0%. Over the same amount of time [...]

Before You Make an Offer, Here Are 4 Tips for Success!

So, you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call a ‘home,’ and you finally found it! The price is right, and in such a competitive market [...]

Why Getting Pre-Approved Should Be Your First Step

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the number of homes for sale [...]

The #1 Reason to List Your House Today!

If you are waiting for next spring to list your home because you think that’s when the buyers will be out in force [...]

Home Prices Up 7% from Last Year

A lack of supply of homes for sale has led to upward pressure on home prices across the country, especially in areas where [...]

Why Is There So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage?

Instead of concentrating on the additional paperwork required, let’s be thankful that we are able to buy a home at historically low rates [...]

5 Reasons to Sell This Winter!

Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this winter makes sense [...]

The Real Reason Home Prices are Increasing

There are many unsubstantiated theories as to why home values are continuing to increase. From those who are worried that lending standards [...]

2 Charts That Show the Truth about Home Affordability

There is a lot of discussion about the current state of housing affordability for both first-time and move-up buyers [...]

Low Interest Rates Have a High Impact on Your Purchasing Power

The interest rate you secure when buying a home not only greatly impacts your monthly housing costs, but also impacts your purchasing power [...]

The Cost of NOT Owning Your Home

Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons [...]

Bubble Alert! Is it Getting Too Easy to Get a Mortgage?

There is little doubt that it is easier to get a home mortgage today than it was last year. The Mortgage Credit Availability Index [...]

Access is an Important Factor in Getting Your House SOLD!

So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a real estate professional to help you with the entire process [...]

Homeowners: Your House Must Be Sold TWICE

In today’s housing market, where supply is very low and demand is very high, home values are increasing rapidly [...]

Your Friends Are Crazy Wrong If They’re Telling You Not to Buy

The current narrative is that home prices have risen so much so that it is no longer a smart idea to purchase a home [...]

Feeling ‘Stuck in Place’? You Aren’t Alone… And There’s Hope!

Whether you are a renter who is searching for your dream home or a homeowner who feels like your only option is [...]

Mortgage Interest Rates Are Going Up… Should I Wait to Buy?

Freddie Mac, along with Fannie Mae, the Mortgage Bankers Association and the National Association of Realtors, is calling for mortgage rates to continue to rise [...]

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