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The #1 Reason to List Your House, NOW!
Posted Fri, Nov 10th 2017 1:00 pm
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released the results of their latest Existing Home Sales Report which revealed that sales rose 0.7% month-over-month, but remain 1.5% lower than...

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Millennials Flock Towards Low Down Payment Programs
Posted Wed, Nov 8th 2017 10:45 am
A report released by Down Payment Resource shows that 61% of first-time homebuyers purchased their homes with a down payment of 6% or less. The trend continued among all buyers with a mo...

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The Cost of Renting vs. Buying a Home
Posted Mon, Nov 6th 2017 11:15 am
Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (29.2...

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Hiring an Agent to Sell Your House May Cost You NOTHING!
Posted Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 10:45 am
There is no doubt that it is easier to sell your house when using the services of a local real estate professional. The agent will provide: Greater exposure to more buyers The skills ...

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Moving-Up to a Luxury Home? Now’s the Time!
Posted Wed, Nov 1st 2017 12:30 pm
If your house no longer fits your needs and you are planning on buying a luxury home, now is a great time to do so! We recently shared data from Trulia’s Market Mismatch Study which showe...

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Buying Remains Cheaper Than Renting in 39 States!
Posted Mon, Oct 30th 2017 11:00 am
In the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia, they explained that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 100 largest metro areas...

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The Truth About Homeowner Equity
Posted Fri, Oct 27th 2017 10:00 am
A recent article from a reputable news source was titled: Here's why some homeowners still can't sell. In the opening bullets of the article, the author claimed, “Negative equity is one o...

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The Mortgage Process: What You Need to Know
Posted Mon, Oct 23rd 2017 12:45 pm
Some Highlights: Many buyers are purchasing a home with a down payment as little as 3%. You may already qualify for a loan, even if you don't have perfect credit. Take advantage of the...

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The Truth About Homeowner Equity
Posted Fri, Oct 20th 2017 11:30 am
A recent article from a reputable news source was titled: Here's why some homeowners still can't sell. In the opening bullets of the article, the author claimed, “Negative equity is one o...

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A Tale of Two Markets: A 6-Month Update
Posted Wed, Oct 18th 2017 10:00 am
Six months ago, we reported that the mismatch between the type of inventory of homes for sale and the demand of buyers in the US was causing the formation of two markets. In the starter ...

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You Don't Want to Hear This from Your Listing Agent
Posted Mon, Oct 16th 2017 11:30 am
You’ve decided to sell your house. You begin to interview potential real estate agents to help you through the process. You need someone you trust enough to: Set the market value on po...

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Which Homes Have Increased in Value the Most?
Posted Fri, Oct 13th 2017 12:00 pm
Home values have risen dramatically over the last twelve months. The latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors puts the annual increase in the median exi...

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Should I Buy a Home Now? Or Wait Until Next Year?
Posted Wed, Oct 11th 2017 10:45 am
Some Highlights: The Cost of Waiting to Buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie Mac...

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More Than Half of All Buyers Are Surprised by Closing Costs
Posted Mon, Oct 9th 2017 10:30 am
According to a survey conducted by ClosingCorp, over half of all homebuyers are surprised by the closing costs required to obtain their mortgage. After surveying 1,000 first-time and rep...

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How to Get the Most Money from the Sale of Your Home
Posted Fri, Oct 6th 2017 11:00 am
Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two...

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Lack of Existing Home Inventory Slows Sales Heading into Fall
Posted Wed, Oct 4th 2017 12:00 pm
Some Highlights: The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their latest Existing Home Sales Report. First-time homebuyers made up 31% of all sales in August. Homes a...

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Home Sales Expected to Increase Nicely in 2018
Posted Mon, Oct 2nd 2017 1:00 pm
Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and The Mortgage Bankers Association are all projecting that home sales will increase in 2018. Here is a chart showing what each entity is projecting in sales for...

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5 Reasons to Sell This Fall
Posted Fri, Sep 29th 2017 10:00 am
Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this fall makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that bu...

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Top 5 Reasons Why Millennials Choose to Buy
Posted Wed, Sep 27th 2017 12:00 pm
Some Highlights: “The majority of millennials said they consider owning a home more sensible than renting for both financial and lifestyle reasons — including control of living space, flexibil...

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How Supply and Demand Impacts Real Estate Home Values
Posted Mon, Sep 25th 2017 12:00 pm
Some Highlights: The concept of supply & demand is a simple one. The best time to sell something is when the supply of that item is low & the demand for that item is high! Anything under a 6-mo...

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