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November 25, 2020

Your House May Be High on the Buyer Wish List This Holiday Season

November 25, 2020

Around this time each year, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to sell their houses. Similarly, others who already have their homes on the market remove their listings until the spring. Let’s unpack the top reasons why selling your house now, or keeping it on the market this season, is the best

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November 24, 2020

Is Buying a Home Today a Good Financial Move?

November 24, 2020

There’s no doubt 2020 has been a challenging year. A global pandemic coupled with an economic recession has caused heartache for many. However, it has also prompted more Americans to reconsider the meaning of “home.” This quest for a place better equipped to fulfill our needs, along with record-low mortgage rates, has skyrocketed the demand

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November 23, 2020

Don’t Let Buyer Competition Keep You from Purchasing a Home

November 23, 2020

This year’s record-low mortgage rates sparked high demand among homebuyers. Current homeowners, however, haven’t put their houses on the market so quickly. This makes finding a home to buy today challenging for many potential buyers. With an obstacle like this, those searching for their dream homes may be pressing pause on their searches as we

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November 20, 2020

It Pays to Sell with a Real Estate Agent [INFOGRAPHIC]

November 20, 2020

Some Highlights Today, it’s more important than ever to have an expert you trust to guide you as you sell your house. From your safety throughout the process to the complexity of negotiating the deal, you need a professional on your side. Before you decide to take on the challenge of selling your house on

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November 19, 2020

Will Mortgage Rates Remain Low Next Year?

November 19, 2020

In 2020, buyers got a big boost in the housing market as mortgage rates dropped throughout the year. According to Freddie Mac, rates hit all-time lows 12 times this year, dipping below 3% for the first time ever while making buying a home more and more attractive as the year progressed (See graph below): When

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November 18, 2020

Chances of Another Foreclosure Crisis? “About Zero Percent.”

November 18, 2020

There seems to be some concern that the 2020 economic downturn will lead to another foreclosure crisis like the one we experienced after the housing crash a little over a decade ago. However, there’s one major difference this time: a robust forbearance program. During the housing crash of 2006-2008, many felt homeowners should be forced

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November 17, 2020

Tim Armstrong with Armstrong Family Winery

November 17, 2020

Tim and Troy talking about the 2020 vintage. Tim and Jen, the owners of Armstrong Family Winery have extended a 20% discount for ALL wines in their current release! Coupon code “Tend”. So when you come to pick up your pie you can order some extra wine to take away as well. Use their online

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November 17, 2020

Homes for Sale Are Rapidly Disappearing

November 17, 2020

Through all the challenges of 2020, the real estate market has done very well, and purchasers are continuing to take advantage of historically low mortgage rates. Realtor Magazine just explained: “While winter may be typically a slow season in real estate, economists predict it isn’t likely to happen this year…Low inventories combined with high demand

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November 16, 2020

Why Working from Home May Spark Your Next Move

November 16, 2020

If you’ve been working from home this year, chances are you’ve been at it a little longer than you initially expected. Businesses all over the country have figured out how to operate remotely to keep their employees healthy, safe, and productive. For many, it may be carrying into next year, and possibly beyond. While the

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