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April 6, 2021

Don’t Sell on Your Own Just Because It’s a Sellers’ Market

April 6, 2021

In a sellers’ market, some homeowners might be tempted to try to sell their house on their own (known as For Sale By Owner, or FSBO) instead of working with a trusted real estate professional. When the inventory of homes for sale is as low as it is today, buyers are eager to snatch up

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April 2, 2021

Buyer Competition Is Good News for Sellers [INFOGRAPHIC]

April 2, 2021

Some Highlights With so many buyers looking for homes to purchase and so few houses available today, there’s a substantial increase in bidding wars, and homes are selling fast. According to the latest Realtors Confidence Index Survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), on average, houses are receiving over four offers from buyers and

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April 1, 2021

There’s No Reason To Panic Over Today’s Lending Standards

April 1, 2021

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 money. Recent articles about the availability of low down payment loans and down payment assistance programs are causing

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March 31, 2021

Is Homeownership Still Considered Part of the American Dream?

March 31, 2021

Since the birth of our nation, homeownership has always been considered a major piece of the American Dream. As Frederick Peters reports in Forbes: “The idea of a place of one’s own drives the American story. We became a nation out of a desire to slip the bonds of Europe, which was still in many

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March 30, 2021

How a Change in Mortgage Rate Impacts Your Homebuying Budget

March 30, 2021

Mortgage rates are on the rise this year, but they’re still incredibly low compared to the historic average. However, anytime there’s a change in the mortgage rate, it affects what you can afford to borrow when you’re buying a home. As Sam Khater, Chief Economist at Freddie Mac, shares: “Since January, mortgage rates have increased

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March 29, 2021

What It Means To Be in a Sellers’ Market

March 29, 2021

If 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. Here’s why this season is the ultimate sellers’ market and the optimal time to make sure your house is available for buyers who are looking for homes to

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March 26, 2021

2021 Real Estate Myth Buster [INFOGRAPHIC]

March 26, 2021

Some Highlights There are a lot of misconceptions about buying or selling a home today, making it challenging to know exactly how to navigate the current real estate landscape. Here’s a little clarity when it comes to 5 common myths about the 2021 housing market. Let’s connect to discuss your needs and so you can

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March 25, 2021

Buyer & Seller Perks in Today’s Housing Market

March 25, 2021

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 so you can downsize this spring, there are perks today that are powering big moves for people across the country. Here are the top two to

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