Pocono Real Estate Kris Collis

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Real Estate Agent - Smart Way America Realty - AB067859
Relocating to the Pocono Mountains, Monroe County, or Northeast Pennsylvania? Your Realtor® is key to the perfect fit for your lifestyle, relocation, vacation or investment property. What best fits your goals right now - buy, sell, perhaps both? With years of area knowledge and repeat clients from trusted service and personalized guidance each step of the way, we find the solution(s) customized to your needs with professional results you expect. Are your goals for family needs, single or multi-generational residence, remote workplace, relocation, retirement or vacation needs? Your Home Sweet Home is waiting. Contact Kris Collis now, your Trusted Pro in the Poconos.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
  Some Highlights The language of buying and selling a home may sound scary at first, but knowing how key terms relate to today’s market can help you. For example, current low mortgage rates and higher wages positively impact affordability for buyers, while home price appreciation continues to gr...
07/26/2021
As we move into the second half of the year, one thing is clear: the current real estate market is one for the record books. The exact mix of conditions we have today creates opportunities for both buyers and sellers. Here’s a look at four key components that are shaping this unprecedented market...
07/26/2021
Over the past year, many homeowners realized what they need in a home is changing, especially with the rise in remote work. If you’re longing for a dedicated home office or a change in scenery, now may be the time to find the home that addresses your evolving needs.Working from Home Isn’t a Passi...
07/26/2021
In today’s real estate market, mortgage interest rates are near record lows. If you’ve been in your current home for several years and haven’t refinanced lately, there’s a good chance you have a mortgage with an interest rate higher than today’s average. Here are some options you should consider...
07/26/2021
With home prices continuing to deliver double-digit increases, some are concerned we’re in a housing bubble like the one in 2006. However, a closer look at the market data indicates this is nothing like 2006 for three major reasons.1. The housing market isn’t driven by risky mortgage loans.Back i...
07/26/2021
Last week, Fannie Mae released their Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI). Though the survey showed 77% of respondents believe it’s a “good time to sell,” it also confirms what many are sensing: an increasing number of Americans believe it’s a “bad time to buy” a home. The percentage of those sur...
07/26/2021
An important factor in today’s market is the number of homes for sale. While inventory levels continue to sit near historic lows, there are indications we may have hit the lowest point we’ll see. Odeta Kushi, Deputy Chief Economist at First American, recently said of our supply challenges: “It lo...
07/26/2021
In real estate, it’s normal to see ebbs and flows in the market. Typically, the summer months are slower-paced than the traditionally busy spring. But this isn’t a typical summer. As the economy rebounds and life is returning to normal, the real estate market is expected to have an unusually stro...
07/25/2021
While the housing market forecast for the second half of the year remains positive, there may not be a better time to sell than right now. Here are four things to consider if you’re trying to decide if now’s the right time to make a move. 1. Your House Will Likely Sell Quickly According to the m...
07/25/2021
There’s no denying we’re in a sellers’ market. With low inventory and high buyer demand, homes today are selling above the asking price at a record rate. According to the latest Realtors Confidence Index Survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR): Homes typically sell within 17 days (...
07/24/2021