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Why It’s Critical To Price Your House Right

March 8, 2022 | 0 Comments

By Keeping Current Matters When you make a move, you want to sell your house for the highest price possible. That might be why many homeowners are eager to list in today’s sellers’ market. After all, with record-low inventory and high buyer demand, many homes are selling for more than asking price. Data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows 46% of homes are selling above list price today. But even in a market like we have now, working with an agent to set the right asking price is critical, as pricing it too high or too low could have a negative impact on your final sale. Here’s why. Pricing Your House Right Is Crucial Even in a Sellers’ Market The price you set for your house sends a message to potential buyers. Price it too low and you might raise questions about your home’s condition or lead buyers to assume something is wrong with the property. Not […]

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Real Estate and Covid–19 Part 2

May 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Understanding Why Interest Rates Impact Buyer Activity in the Market By Erin Wright and Christina Waterhouse Last week we reviewed the overall Real Estate Market in Clark County since the start of the pandemic. This week we are looking deeper into why interest rates are impacting buyer activity. Interest Rates, Buying Power, & Inventory Home buyers have seen historically low interest rates since the end of the Great Recession, between 3% and 5% roughly, compared to the average mortgage interest rate over the last 50 years of 7.91%.[1] Since the start of the current pandemic, interest rates have continued to […]

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Real Estate and Covid-19 Part 1

May 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Understanding the Current Real Estate Market in Clark County Our team has received a lot of inquiries regarding the real estate market during Covid-19. There are valid concerns and questions surrounding how this has impacted the market so far and what will happen in the future. We decided to share with you all the various statistics that we review to gauge the health of the real estate market and help you understand what they mean. This is part 1 of a series of real estate economic blog posts we will be publishing weekly. What our local Market is currently doing […]

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Come Play Bingo for a Cause!

March 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Looking for a fun event to do in March with the whole family? This month to give back, Erin Wright Homes is partnering with Habitat for Humanity for a fun night playing Bingo for a cause. Join us Friday, March 18, 2016 for a fun night of Bingo while helping support the Evergreen Habitat for Humanity. Games are $2 a piece and all prizes are valued at $25 or more! Complimentary snacks provided and beer and wine available for purchase. This event is family friendly, so bring your kids! Want to get even more involved? Join Erin Wright Homes for our Habitat […]

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Successful Pet Food Drive February 2016

March 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Thank you to everyone who donated pet food during our Pet Food Drive for the Humane Society of Southwest Washington for the February Community Event with Erin Wright Homes. Clients, friends, family, and myself were able to almost fill the back of my SUV with donations for the Humane Society. Donations consisted of both wet and dry cat and dog food. All donations were delivered directly to the Humane Society in the middle of February. The pet food that was donated will help the Humane Society care for the over 8,000 animals they care for each year. For more information […]

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* * * * * * Ending 2015 with a Celebration & Looking Forward to 2016!* * * * * *

January 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Thank you for a Successful Share the Warmth Drive  and a Great Night at the Miracle of a Million Lights! With 2016 already starting off with excitement and positive change, I want to take a moment to thank everyone for making 2015 a great year for me both personally and professionally. I celebrated many milestones in 2015; Winslow and I got married and started our life together, I was able to hire an amazing assitant, Jenny Vrtiska, and Erin Wright Homes was branded by the talented Megan Armand. December 11, 2015 marked a great celebration for a great year! I […]

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Local Real Estate Markets are on the Rise

May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

By: Erin Wright, Clark County, WA Realtor Buyer's are out in full swing in Clark County and Multnomah County. As a result of all the Buyers entering the market place, the inventory is still low and real estate prices are on the rise.  The local real estate markets have seen low inventory over the last 2 years and they continue to remain low. When looking at all homes currently on the market in Clark County, there is 2.5 months of inventory. This indicates a Seller's Market. However, many of those homes are proposed construction and new construction. If those two […]

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Tacos and Taps 2015: A Huge Success

May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Thank you to my clients and friends who helped make Tacos & Taps a Success in 2015!  May 4, 2015 marked the 2nd Annual Tacos & Taps Event for the Clark County Food Bank. This year Tacos & Taps sold out weeks before the event and the night really delivered a great time with a meaningful message. Guests were able to enjoy creative tacos, great beer, and spectacular treats from local Vancouver venders all while touring the food  bank and enjoying live music. It is a great event to help promote local businesses, support the food bank, and allow our Clark County neighbors […]

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The Importance of Staging

April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Erin Wright, Real Estate Agent with Windermere Real Estate Image courtesy of WorldWideStock at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Sellers often ask me about staging, the benefits of staging, how in depth their staging needs to be, and if there are any small tips or tricks to the staging process. These are all valid questions, and ones Sellers should ask. When I go through my listing presentation, I spend a good deal of time on this very subject, to fully showcase the benefits of staging. I also bring a staging consultant to every one of my listings, so we can all go room by room and […]

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Things to Consider When Buying New Construction

March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Looking At New Construction? Here are a Few Things to Consider By: Erin E. Wright, Real Estate Agent with Windermere Real Estate   More and more buyers are turning to New Construction for their home buying needs. This is a result of the changing aesthetic styles, low inventory, and increase in New Construction communities around Clark and Multnomah Counties. For a buyer who is frustrated at what they are seeing in the resale market, New Construction can be a great solution. There are a few things buyers should consider when looking at buying new construction.   1. Choosing a Builder […]

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Happy Halloween

October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wishing Everyone a Happy and Safe Halloween! Dear Friends and Family,   Happy Halloween! For those of you who don't know, Halloween is my favorite holiday of the year! Please enjoy a night of fun. For those going Trick-or-Treating, remember to bring that umbrella or raincoat, as rain is always bound to happen on Halloween in the Northwest. For those still working on last minute costumes, click the link below for ideas from Pinterest. http://www.pinterest.com/coolestparties/last-minute-costume-ideas/                                 Happy Haunting!   Erin E. Wright   Your Local […]

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