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Whats Happening With Home Prices

What’s Happening with Home Prices? Many people have questions about home prices right now. How much have prices risen over the past 12 months? What’s happening with

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VA Loans Helping Veterans Achieve Their Homeownership Dreams

VA Loans: Helping Veterans Achieve Their Homeownership Dreams The purpose of Veterans Affairs (VA) home loans is to provide a pathway to homeownership for those who have

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4 Things Every Renter Needs To Consider

4 Things Every Renter Needs To Consider As a renter, you’re constantly faced with the same dilemma: keep renting for another year or purchase a home? Your answer depends

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Experts Project Mortgage Rates Will Continue To Rise In 2022

Experts Project Mortgage Rates Will Continue To Rise in 2022 Mortgage rates are one of several factors that impact how much you can afford if you’re buying a home. When

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Why A Wave Of Foreclosures Is Not On The Way

Why a Wave of Foreclosures Is Not on the Way With forbearance plans coming to an end, many are concerned the housing market will experience a wave of foreclosures similar

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Two Graphs That Show Why You Shouldnt Be Upset About 3 Mortgage Rates

Two Graphs That Show Why You Shouldn’t Be Upset About 3% Mortgage Rates With the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac climbing above 3%, rising rates are

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How Sellers Win When Housing Inventory Is Low

How Sellers Win When Housing Inventory Is Low In today’s housing market, the number of homes for sale is much lower than the strong buyer demand. As a result, homeowners

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There Are More Homes Available Now Than There Were This Spring

There Are More Homes Available Now than There Were This Spring There’s a lot of talk lately about how challenging it can be to find a home to buy. While housing

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Knowledge Is Power When It Comes To Appraisals And Inspections

Knowledge Is Power When It Comes to Appraisals and Inspections Buyers in today’s market often have questions about the importance of getting a home appraisal and an

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Important Distinction Homes Are Less Affordable Not Unaffordable

Important Distinction: Homes Are Less Affordable, Not Unaffordable It’s impossible to research the subject of buying a home without coming across a headline declaring

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Sellers Your House Could Be An Oasis For Buyers Seeking More Options

Sellers: Your House Could Be an Oasis for Buyers Seeking More OptionsSellers have a great opportunity this season as buyer demand still heavily outweighs the current supply of homes for sale.

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What Does The Future Hold For Home Prices

What Does the Future Hold for Home Prices?If you’re looking to buy or sell a house, chances are you’ve heard talk about today’s rising home prices. And while this increase in home values

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Looking To Move? It Could Be Time To Build Your Dream Home.While today’s supply of homes for sale is still low, the number of newly built homes is increasing. If you’re ready

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What Do Past Years Tell Us About Todays Real Estate Market

What Do Past Years Tell Us About Today’s Real Estate Market?As you follow the news, you’re likely seeing headlines discussing what’s going on in today’s housing market. Chances are high that

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Dont Wait For A Lower Mortgage Rate It Could Cost You

Don’t Wait for a Lower Mortgage Rate – It Could Cost YouToday’s housing market is truly one for the record books. Over the past year, we’ve seen the lowest mortgage rates in history. And

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Experts Agree Homeownership Provides A Path To LongTerm Wealth

Experts Agree: Homeownership Provides a Path to Long-Term WealthA recent survey from LendingTree.com found there are multiple reasons why Americans would choose to purchase a home instead

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What Do Supply And Demand Tell Us About Todays Housing Market

What Do Supply and Demand Tell Us About Today’s Housing Market?There’s a well-known economic theory – the law of supply and demand – that explains what’s happening with prices in the

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4 Tips To Prep For Your Home Sale This Fall

4 Tips To Prep for Your Home Sale This Fall Even in a hot sellers’ market like today’s in which homes are selling so quickly, it’s still important to make a

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Dont Tackle Selling Your Home On Your Own An Agent Can Help

Don’t Tackle Selling Your Home on Your Own – an Agent Can HelpIf you’re looking to maximize your sale and minimize your effort, you need to work with a real estate professional. In a 

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Early October Is The Sweet Spot For Buyers

Early October is the Sweet Spot for BuyersAre you looking to buy a home? If so, we’ve got good news for you.While there’s no denying the housing market is having a great year, many of

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If Youre A Buyer Is Offering Asking Price Enough

If You’re a Buyer, Is Offering Asking Price Enough?In today’s real estate market, buyers shouldn’t shop for a home with the expectation they’ll be able to negotiate a lower sales price. In a

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Two Reasons Why Waiting A Year To Buy Could Cost You

Two Reasons Why Waiting a Year To Buy Could Cost YouIf you’re a renter with a desire to become a homeowner, or a homeowner who’s decided your current house no longer fits your needs, you may be

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Is A 20 Down Payment Really Necessary To Purchase A Home

Is a 20% Down Payment Really Necessary To Purchase a Home?There’s a common misconception that, as a homebuyer, you need to come up with 20% of the total sale price for your down payment. In

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Remote Work Is Here To Stay Can Your Home Deliver The Space You Need

Remote Work Is Here To Stay. Can Your Home Deliver the Space You Need?A lot has changed over the past year. For many people, the rise in remote work influenced what they’re looking for in a home

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Is It Time To Move On To A New Home

Is It Time To Move on to a New Home?If you’ve been in your home for longer than five years, you’re not alone. According to recent data from First American, homeowners are staying put much

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Is The Number Of Homes For Sale Finally Growing

Is the Number of Homes for Sale Finally Growing?An important metric in today’s residential real estate market is the number of homes available for sale. The shortage of available housing

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5 Tips For Making Your Best Offer

5 Tips for Making Your Best OfferIn today’s sellers’ market, standing out as a buyer is critical. Multi-offer scenarios and bidding wars are the norm due to the low supply of houses for

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The Truth About Todays Buyer Demand

The Truth About Today’s Buyer DemandWhen it comes to the latest news in real estate, there are a lot of sensational headlines in the media. In times like this, when it can be hard to know

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Why Its Still Safe To Sell Your Home

Why It’s Still Safe To Sell Your HomeIf you’re on the fence about whether or not you want to sell your house this year, there’s good news. Real estate professionals are highly

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Home Price Appreciation Is Skyrocketing In 2021 What About 2022

Home Price Appreciation Is Skyrocketing in 2021. What About 2022?One of the major story lines over the last year is how well the residential real estate market performed. One key metric in the

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Understand Your Options To Avoid Foreclosure

Understand Your Options To Avoid ForeclosureEven though experts agree there’s no chance of a large-scale foreclosure crisis, there are a number of homeowners who may be coming face-to

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Reasons You Should Consider Selling This Fall

Reasons You Should Consider Selling This FallIf you’re trying to decide when to sell your house, there may not be a better time to list than right now. The ultimate sellers’ market ’

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5 Reasons Todays Housing Market Is Anything But Normal

5 Reasons Today’s Housing Market Is Anything but NormalThere are many headlines out there that claim we’re reverting to a more normal real estate market. That would indicate the housing market

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What You Can Do Right Now To Prepare For Homeownership

What You Can Do Right Now To Prepare for HomeownershipAs rent prices continue to soar, many renters want to know what they can do to get ready to buy their first home. According to recent

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Why This Isnt Your Typical Summer Housing Market

Why This Isn’t Your Typical Summer Housing MarketIn real estate, it’s normal to see ebbs and flows in the market. Typically, the summer months are slower-paced than the traditionally busy.

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What Buyers And Sellers Need To Know About The Appraisal Gap

What Buyers and Sellers Need To Know About the Appraisal GapIt’s economy 101 – when supply is low and demand is high, prices naturally rise. That’s what’s happening in today’s housing

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The Difference In Net Worth Between Homeowners And Renters Is Widening

The Difference in Net Worth Between Homeowners and Renters Is Widening Becoming financially secure is an important goal for many people today, but some don’t realize just how much 

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If Housing Affordability Is About The Money Dont Forget This

If Housing Affordability Is About the Money, Don’t Forget This.There are many non-financial benefits of buying your own home. However, today’s headlines seem to be focusing primarily

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What To Do With Your Vacation Home As Summer Ends

What To Do with Your Vacation Home as Summer EndsAs summer comes to a close, is it time to think about selling your vacation home? Based on recent data and expert opinions, it’s something you may

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What Do Experts Say About Todays Mortgage Rates

What Do Experts Say About Today’s Mortgage Rates? Mortgage rates are hovering near record lows, and that’s good news for today’s homebuyers. The graph below shows mortgage rates

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More Young People Are Buying Homes

More Young People Are Buying HomesThere’s a common misconception that younger generations aren’t interested in homeownership. Many people point to the fact that millennials put off purchasing

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Real Estate Its Still A Lack Of Supply Not A Lack Of Demand

Real Estate: It’s Still a Lack of Supply, Not a Lack of DemandOne of the major questions real estate experts are asking today is whether prospective homebuyers still believe purchasing a home

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What Does Being In A Sellers Market Mean

What Does Being in a Sellers’ Market Mean?Whether or not you’ve been following the real estate industry lately, there’s a good chance you’ve heard we’re in a serious sellers’ market. But

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A Look At Home Price Appreciation And What It Means For Sellers

A Look at Home Price Appreciation and What It Means for SellersWhen you hear the phrase home price appreciation, what does it mean to you? Through context clues alone, chances are you know it

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The Best Use Of Time And Money When It Comes To Renovations

The Best Use of Time (and Money) When It Comes to RenovationsIn the current sellers’ market, many homeowners wonder what, if anything, needs to be remodeled before they list their house. That’s

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Are Houses Less Affordable Than They Were In Past Decades

Are Houses Less Affordable Than They Were in Past Decades?There are many headlines about how housing affordability is declining. The headlines are correct: it’s less affordable to purchase a home

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Looking For A Place To Call Home Consider A Condominium

Looking for a Place To Call Home? Consider a Condominium.It’s no secret that one of the top stories in today’s real estate market is low housing supply and high buyer demand. If you’re a 

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The Community And Economic Impacts Of A Home Sale

The Community and Economic Impacts of a Home SaleIf you’re thinking of buying or selling a house, chances are you’re focusing on the many extraordinary ways it’ll change your life.

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Surprising Shift Favors Homeowners Buyers Now Prefer Existing Homes

Surprising Shift Favors Homeowners: Buyers Now Prefer Existing HomesIn April, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) posted an article, Home Buyers’ Preferences Shift

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With Rents On The Rise Is Now The Time To Buy

With Rents on the Rise – Is Now the Time To Buy?According to recent data from realtor.com, median rental prices have reached their highest point ever recorded in many areas across

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Home Sellers There Is An Extra Way To Welcome Home Our Veterans

Home Sellers: There Is an Extra Way To Welcome Home Our VeteransSome veterans are finding it difficult to obtain a home in today’s market. According to the National

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A Look At Housing Supply And What It Means For Sellers

A Look at Housing Supply and What It Means for SellersOne of the hottest topics of conversation in today’s real estate market is the shortage of available homes. Simply put, there are

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3 Hot Topics In The Housing Market Right Now

3 Hot Topics in the Housing Market Right NowIf you’re a prospective buyer or seller, it’s important to understand the current real estate market conditions and how they affect you. The 

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Todays Real Estate Market Explained Through 4 Key Trends

Today’s Real Estate Market Explained Through 4 Key TrendsAs 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

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Remote Work Has Changed Our Home Needs Is It Time For Your Home To Change Too

Remote Work Has Changed Our Home Needs. Is It Time for Your Home To Change, Too?Over the past year, many homeowners realized what they need in a home is changing, especially with the rise in remote

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3 Charts That Show This Isnt A Housing Bubble

3 Charts That Show This Isn’t a Housing BubbleWith 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

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4 Major Incentives To Sell This Summer

4 Major Incentives To Sell This SummerWhile 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

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What You Should Do Before Interest Rates Rise

What You Should Do Before Interest Rates RiseIn 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

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Diving Deep Into Todays Biggest Buyer Concerns

Diving Deep into Today’s Biggest Buyer ConcernsLast week, Fannie Mae released their Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI). Though the survey showed 77% of respondents believe

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Housing Supply Is Rising What Does That Mean For You

Housing Supply Is Rising. What Does That Mean for You?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

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Selling Your House Make Sure You Price It Right

Selling Your House? Make Sure You Price It Right.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

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The Truths Young Homebuyers Need To Hear

The Truths Young Homebuyers Need To HearFor many young or first-time homebuyers, purchasing a home can feel intimidating. A recent survey shows some homebuyers ages 25 to 40 may be unsure

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A Look At Home Price Appreciation Through 202

A Look at Home Price Appreciation Through 2025Home prices have increased significantly over the last year, which in turn has grown the net worth of homeowners. Appreciation and home equity are

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Are We In A Housing Bubble Experts Say No

Are We in a Housing Bubble? Experts Say No.The question of whether the real estate market is a bubble ready to pop seems to be dominating a lot of conversations – and everyone has an opinion. Yet,

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What To Expect As Appraisal Gaps Grow

What To Expect as Appraisal Gaps GrowIn today’s real estate market, low inventory and high demand are driving up home prices. As many as 54% of homes are getting offers over the listing

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What Do Experts See On The Horizon For The Second Half Of The Year

What Do Experts See on the Horizon for the Second Half of the Year?As we move into the latter half of the year, questions about what’s to come are top of mind for buyers and sellers. Near record

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Save Time And Effort By Selling With An Agent

Selling a house is a time-consuming process – especially if you decide to do it on your own, known as a For Sale By Owner (FSBO). From conducting market research to reviewing legal documents,

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Demand For Vacation Homes Is Still Strong

Demand for Vacation Homes Is Still StrongThe pandemic created a tremendous interest in vacation homes across the country. Throughout the last year, many people purchased second homes as a

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Homeowner Wealth Increases Through Growing Equity This Year

Homeowner Wealth Increases Through Growing Equity This YearBuilding financial wealth and stability remains one of the top reasons Americans choose to own a home, and as a homeowner, your

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PreApproval Makes All The Difference When Buying A Home

Pre-Approval Makes All the Difference When Buying a Home You may have been told that it’s important to get pre-approved at the beginning of the homebuying process, but

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5 Things Homebuyers Need To Know When Making An Offer

5 Things Homebuyers Need To Know When Making an OfferWhen it comes to buying a house, you’re looking for the perfect place to call home. The problem is, in today’s market there just aren’t

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Housing Wealth The Missing Piece Of The Affordability Equation

Housing Wealth: The Missing Piece of the Affordability EquationThe real estate market is soaring today. Residential home values are rising, and that’s a big win for homeowners. In 2020, there was

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Dont Wait To Sell Your House

Don’t Wait To Sell Your HouseWe’re in the ultimate sellers’ market right now. If you’re a homeowner thinking about selling, you have a huge advantage in today’s housing market. High buyer

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Hope Is On The Horizon For Todays Housing Shortage

Hope Is on the Horizon for Today’s Housing ShortageThe major challenge in today’s housing market is that there are more buyers looking to purchase than there are homes available to buy. Simply

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The Right Expert Will Guide You Through This Unprecedented Market

The Right Expert Will Guide You Through This Unprecedented MarketIn a normal market, it’s good to have an experienced guide coaching you through the process of buying or selling a home. That

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Why You May Want To Cash In On Your Second Home

Why You May Want To Cash in on Your Second HomeWhen stay-at-home mandates were enforced last year, many households realized their homes didn’t really fulfill their new lifestyle needs. An office

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In Todays Market Listing Prices Are Like An Auctions Reserve Price

In Today’s Market, Listing Prices Are Like an Auction’s Reserve PriceFor generations, the process of buying and selling a home never really changed. A homeowner would try to estimate the market

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Home Price Appreciation Is As Simple As Supply And Demand

Home Price Appreciation Is as Simple as Supply and DemandHome price appreciation continues to accelerate. Today, prices are driven by the simple concept of supply and demand. Pricing of any

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Why This Is Not Like 2008 Again

Why This Is Not Like 2008 AgainDuring the Great Recession, just over a decade ago, the financial systems the world depended on started to collapse. It created a panic that drove some large companies

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Whats Motivating People To Move Right Now

What’s Motivating People To Move Right Now?This year, Americans are moving for a variety of reasons. The health crisis has truly reshaped our lifestyles and our needs. Spending so much more time

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6 Reasons To Celebrate National Homeownership Month

6 Reasons to Celebrate National Homeownership MonthOur homes are so much more than the houses we live in. For many, they’ve also become our workplaces, schools for our children, and safe harbors

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How Misunderstandings About Affordability Could Cost You

How Misunderstandings about Affordability Could Cost YouThere’s a lot of discussion about affordability as home prices continue to appreciate rapidly. Even though the most recent index on

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Buying A Home Is Still Affordable

Buying a Home Is Still AffordableThe last year has put emphasis on the importance of one’s home. As a result, some renters are making the jump into homeownership while some homeowners are re

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Where Do Experts Say The Housing Market Is Heading

Where Do Experts Say the Housing Market Is Heading?As we enter the middle of 2021, many are wondering if we’ll see big changes in the housing market during the second half of this year. Here’s a

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Should I Move Or Refinance

Should I Move or Refinance?The level of equity homeowners have is at an all-time high. According to the U.S. Census, over 38% of owner-occupied homes are owned free and clear, meaning

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Sellers Are Ready To Enter The Housing Market

Sellers Are Ready To Enter the Housing MarketOne of the biggest questions in real estate today is, “When will sellers return to the housing market?” An ongoing shortage of home supply has

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Dont Forget To Budget For Closing Costs

Don’t Forget to Budget for Closing CostsWhen buying a home, it’s important to have a budget and make sure you plan ahead for certain homebuying expenses. Saving for a down payment is

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Your House Could Be The Oasis In An Inventory Desert

Your House Could Be the Oasis in an Inventory DesertHomebuyers are flooding the housing market right now to take advantage of record-low mortgage rates. Many have a sense of urgency to find a

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Its Not Too Late To Apply For Forbearance

It’s Not Too Late To Apply For ForbearanceOver the past year, the pandemic made it challenging for some homeowners to make their mortgage payments. Thankfully, the government initiated a 

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3 Graphs Showing Why You Should Sell Your House Now

3 Graphs Showing Why You Should Sell Your House NowThere’s no doubt that 2021 is the year of the seller when it comes to the housing market. If you’re a homeowner thinking of moving to

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Why Waiting To Buy A Home Could Cost You A Small Fortune

Why Waiting to Buy a Home Could Cost You a Small FortuneMany people are sitting on the fence trying to decide if now’s the time to buy a home. Some are renters who have a strong desire to

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Are Interest Rates Expected To Rise Over The Next Year

Are Interest Rates Expected to Rise Over the Next Year?So far this year, mortgage rates continue to hover around 3%, encouraging many hopeful homebuyers to enter the housing market. However, there

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4 Big Incentives For Homeowners To Sell Now

4 Big Incentives for Homeowners to Sell NowThe housing market keeps sailing along. The only headwind that could take it off course is the lack of inventory for sale. The National Association of

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Americans Find The Nonfinancial Benefits Of Homeownership Most Valuable

Americans Find the Nonfinancial Benefits of Homeownership Most ValuableHomeownership is a foundational part of the American Dream. As we look back on more than a year of sheltering in our,

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Patience Is the Key to Buying a Home This

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Is Home Price Appreciation Accelerating Again

Is Home Price Appreciation Accelerating Again?At the beginning of the year, industry forecasts called for home price appreciation to slow to about half of the double-digit increase we saw last year.

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Planning To Move You Can Still Secure A Low Mortgage Rate On Your Next Home

Planning to Move? You Can Still Secure a Low Mortgage Rate on Your Next HomeThis year, mortgage rates have started to slowly climb above recent record-breaking lows. Many homeowners planning to 

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82338 Great Reasons To Buy A Home Today

82,338 Great Reasons to Buy a Home TodayThe financial benefits of buying a home as compared to renting one are always up for debate. However, one element of the equation is often ignored – the

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How Much Time Do You Need To Save For A Down Payment

How Much Time Do You Need To Save for a Down Payment?One of the biggest hurdles homebuyers face is saving for a down payment. As you’re budgeting and planning for your home purchase, you’ll want

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Why This Is A Great Year To Sell Your Vacation Home

Why This Is a Great Year to Sell Your Vacation HomeAs vaccines are administered and travel resumes, many of us are beginning to plan for those long-awaited vacations we missed out on over the past

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Some Buyers Prefer Smaller Homes

Over the past year, we’ve had plenty of opportunities to reflect on what we consider most important in our lives. The place we call home is one of the biggest things many of us are

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Homeownership Is Full Of Financial Benefits

Homeownership Is Full of Financial BenefitsA Fannie Mae survey recently revealed some of the most highly-rated benefits of homeownership, which continue to be key drivers in today’s

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Latest Jobs Report What Does It Mean For You The Housing Market

Latest Jobs Report: What Does It Mean for You & the Housing Market?Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a very encouraging jobs report. The economy gained 916,000 jobs

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4 Major Reasons Households In Forbearance Wont Lose Their Homes To Foreclosure

4 Major Reasons Households in Forbearance Won’t Lose Their Homes to ForeclosureThere has been a lot of discussion as to what will happen once the 2.3 million households currently in forbearance no

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Dont Sell On Your Own Just Because Its A Sellers Market

Don’t Sell on Your Own Just Because It’s a Sellers’ MarketIn a sellers’ market, some homeowners might be tempted to try to sell their house on their own (known as For

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Your Tax Refund And Stimulus Savings May Help You Achieve Homeownership This Year

Your Tax Refund and Stimulus Savings May Help You Achieve Homeownership This YearIf you’re planning to buy a home this year, saving for a down payment is one of the most important steps in the

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Theres No Reason To Panic Over Todays Lending Standards

Today, some are afraid the real estate market is starting to look a lot like it did in 2006, just prior to the housing crash. One of the factors they’re pointing to is the availability of mortgage

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Is Homeownership Still Considered Part Of The American Dream

Is Homeownership Still Considered Part of the American Dream?Since the birth of our nation, homeownership has always been considered a major piece of the American Dream. As Frederick Peters 

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What It Means To Be In A Sellers Market

What It Means To Be in a Sellers’ MarketIf you’ve given even a casual thought to selling your house in the near future, this is the time to really think seriously about making a move.

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Buyer Seller Perks In Todays Housing Market

Right now, the housing market is full of outstanding opportunities for both buyers and sellers. Whether you’re thinking of buying your first home, moving up to a bigger one, or selling

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Why You Should Think About Listing Prices Like An Auctions Reserve Price

Why You Should Think About Listing Prices Like an Auction’s Reserve PriceFor generations, the homebuying process never really changed. The seller would try to estimate the market value of the home

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What Credit Score Do You Need For A Mortgage

What Credit Score Do You Need for a Mortgage?According to data from the most recent Origination Insight Report by Ellie Mae, the average FICO® score on closed loans reached

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To Renovate Or Not To Renovate Before You Sell

When thinking about selling, homeowners often feel they need to get their house ready with some remodeling to make it more appealing to buyers. However, with so many buyers competing for

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What Is The Strongest Tailwind To Todays Recovering Economy

What Is the Strongest Tailwind to Today’s Recovering Economy?Last year started off with a bang. Unemployment was under 4%, forecasters were giddy with their projections for the economy, and

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What Is The 1 Financial Benefit Of Homeownership

What Is the #1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership?There are many financial and non-financial benefits of homeownership, and the greatest financial one is wealth creation. Homeownership has

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When selling a house, most homeowners hope for a quick and profitable transaction that puts them in a position to make a great move. If you’re waiting for the best time to win as a seller, the

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Will The Housing Market Bloom This Spring

Will the Housing Market Bloom This Spring?Spring is almost here, and many are wondering what it will bring for the housing market. Even though the pandemic continues on, it’s certain to be very

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How Upset Should You Be About 3 Mortgage Rates

How Upset Should You Be about 3% Mortgage Rates?Last Thursday, Freddie Mac announced that their 30-year fixed mortgage rate was over 3% (3.02%) for the first time since last July.

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5 Reasons To Sell Your House This Spring

5 Reasons to Sell Your House This SpringWhen selling a house, most homeowners hope for a quick and profitable transaction that puts them in a position to make a great move. If you’re waiting for

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Is It A Good Time To Sell My House

Is It a Good Time to Sell My House?Last year, many homeowners thought twice about selling their houses due to the onset of the health crisis. This year, however, homeowners are beginning to regain

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How Smart Is It To Buy A Home Today

How Smart Is It to Buy a Home Today?Whether you’re buying your first home or selling your current house, if your needs are changing and you think you need to move, the decision can be complicated.

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Home Prices What Happened In 2020 What Will Happen This Year

Home Prices: What Happened in 2020? What Will Happen This Year?The real estate market was on fire during the second half of 2020. Buyer demand was way up, and the supply of homes available for sale

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What Are The Benefits Of A 20 Down Payment

What Are the Benefits of a 20% Down Payment? If you’re thinking of buying a home this year, you may be wondering how much money you need to come up with for your down.

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Are There Going To Be More Homes To Buy This Year

Are There Going to Be More Homes to Buy This Year?If you’re looking for a home to purchase right now and having trouble finding one, you’re not alone. At a time like this when there are so 

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How Much Leverage Do Todays House Sellers Have

How Much Leverage Do Today’s House Sellers Have?The housing market has been scorching hot over the last twelve months. Buyers and their high demand have far outnumbered sellers and a short supply

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The Reason Mortgage Rates Are Projected To Increase And What It Means For You

The Reason Mortgage Rates Are Projected to Increase and What It Means for YouWe’re currently experiencing historically low mortgage rates. Over the last fifty years, the average on a Freddie

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Where Have All The Houses Gone

In today’s housing market, it seems harder than ever to find a home to buy. Before the health crisis hit us a year ago, there was already a shortage of homes for sale. When many homeowners delayed

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Will Low Mortgage Rates Continue Through 2021

Will Low Mortgage Rates Continue through 2021?With mortgage interest rates hitting record lows so many times recently, some are wondering if we’ll see low rates continue throughout 2021,

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3 Ways Home Equity Can Have A Major Impact On Your Life

3 Ways Home Equity Can Have a Major Impact on Your LifeThere have been a lot of headlines reporting on how homeowner equity (the difference between the current market value of your home and the

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Millennials Is It Time To Buy A Bigger Home

Millennials: Is It Time to Buy a Bigger Home?In today’s housing market, all eyes are on millennials. Not only are millennials the largest generation, but they’re also currently between 25 and 40

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47 Of New Buyers Surprised By How Affordable Homes Are Today

47% of New Buyers Surprised by How Affordable Homes Are TodayHeadlines matter. Right now, it’s hard to read about real estate without seeing a headline that suggests homes have become unaffordable

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The Luxury Market Is Attracting Buyers In 2021

The Luxury Market Is Attracting Buyers in 2021As more people continue to identify their changing needs this year, some are turning to the upscale housing sector for more space or finer features. In

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3 Reasons Were Definitely Not In A Housing Bubble

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