Look for new home listings? They’re finally here, along with the first Sioux Empire Flip Off
Look for new home listings? They’re finally here, along with the first Sioux Empire Flip Off
March 03, 2021

This paid piece is sponsored by Amy Stockberger Real Estate. By Amy Stockberger Spring has sprung, and the residential real estate marketing is hopping! While inventory is still causing some pains, we have seen close to a 17 percent increase in new listings hitting the market in the last week of February. Based on the buzz from recent appointments and…

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Dream acreage offers more than 6 acres just minutes from Sioux Falls
Dream acreage offers more than 6 acres just minutes from Sioux Falls
February 26, 2021

This paid Executive Home is sponsored by Amy Stockberger Real Estate. Embrace country living at its finest while still just minutes from Sioux Falls. Located on more than six acres, this four-bedroom, three-bath split foyer home is located at 27829 481st Ave., north of Canton. “This entire property has been impeccably cared for and will give you ample room to…

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Thinking of a new home this year? You’ve got company
Thinking of a new home this year? You’ve got company
January 21, 2021

By Amy Stockberger Nearly one in 10 Sioux Falls residents plans to look for a new home this year, according to a new survey from SiouxFalls.Business and the Augustana Research Institute. Five hundred readers responded to the open survey conducted December 13-23, 2020. It is not a scientific survey, but it does include representation from all age groups. Respondents were…

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Holiday hint: It’s the best season yet to sell your home
Holiday hint: It’s the best season yet to sell your home
December 09, 2020

By Amy Stockberger The real estate market has been a champion for the economy throughout the nation and continues to break records in the Sioux Empire. While the season of giving is among us, it also may be the best holiday season ever to sell your home. Inventory levels dropped over 40 percent from 2019. Couple that with the record…

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Moving made easy: Realtor’s approach to relocation draws rave reviews
Moving made easy: Realtor’s approach to relocation draws rave reviews
November 03, 2020

By Amy Stockberger While 2020 has brought unforeseen uncertainty around a lot of corners, Sioux Falls has seen some pretty fabulous additions amidst it all. Amazon, JPMorgan Chase, Intermountain Healthcare, Dave & Buster’s, our very first Hyatt Place, a Chipotle and so many other wonderful additions. Sioux Falls, in my opinion, is simply the best. From starting and running a…

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In a world of low inventory and multiple offers, there is a fine art to pricing your home
In a world of low inventory and multiple offers, there is a fine art to pricing your home
October 05, 2020

By Amy Stockberger The definition of market value is what a buyer is willing to pay, but there is an art to pricing a home so that money isn’t left on the table while keeping the price within reach of the appraisal. It’s an art that an algorithm in a computer software cannot navigate, an art that only arrives with…

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New Buyer Match Service helps find homes, ease sellers’ stress
New Buyer Match Service helps find homes, ease sellers’ stress
September 09, 2020

By Amy Stockberger I have spent my entire real estate career — my only career, mind you, so I don’t have anything to compare it against — advertising listings for sale because that is the rule book I was given. I go to great lengths to make sure my listings — the product — are as shiny and desirable as…

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Competitive home market leads real estate firm to find new ways to deal for clients
Competitive home market leads real estate firm to find new ways to deal for clients
August 06, 2020

By Amy Stockberger, Amy Stockberger Real Estate I’m going to be real with you: If you’re in the market to buy a home right now, you need a bulldog on your side. We’re experiencing so many multiple-offer situations, if you’re the buyer you need an agent negotiating for you that has the moxie and empathy to understand how important this…

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Treating clients like family: VIP touches lead to lifetime relationships
Treating clients like family: VIP touches lead to lifetime relationships
July 06, 2020

By Amy Stockberger The recent quintessential holiday of summer is one of my favorites — celebrating all things American, freedom, independence, fireworks, grilling and most importantly time with family and friends. WalletHub estimated that 47 million people traveled 50-plus miles from home over the holiday in 2019 to spend time with family and friends. With our busy work lives, a…

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Realtor with passion for community service gives back as she grows career in hometown
Realtor with passion for community service gives back as she grows career in hometown
June 17, 2020

This week’s Up-and-Comer is Katie Day, a Realtor and broker associate with Amy Stockberger Real Estate and the executive director of Almost Home Canine Rescue. Name: Katie Day Age: 38 Hometown: Sioux Falls What brought you to Sioux Falls? I’ve been here pretty much my whole life other than when I lived one year in Madison and three years in Helena, Mont., as…

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Stockberger: Thinking of selling your house? It could be the perfect storm
Stockberger: Thinking of selling your house? It could be the perfect storm
June 17, 2020

By Amy Stockberger Is 2020 the year to sell your house? Inventory levels are at an all-time low as well as interest rates, making it a perfect storm for sellers in some price points. The Realtors Association of the Sioux Empire Inc. reported listing inventory being down more than 23 percent at the end of May. Prices also continue to…

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Spring brings share of real estate surprises — and most have been good ones
Spring brings share of real estate surprises — and most have been good ones
May 05, 2020

As our “new normal” continues to bring all the ultra-freshness of rapid adaptation, wanted or not, we are being blessed with spring. The absence of cold and snow we have been accustomed to in late April was wildly pleasant. For me, 2019 was – at the time – the strangest year I had ever sold real estate. I call the…

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