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What’s Going To Happen with Home Prices This Year?
What’s Going To Happen with Home Prices This Year?After almost two years of double-digit increases, many experts thought home price appreciation...
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How Much Do You Need for Your Down Payment?
How Much Do You Need for Your Down Payment?As you set out on your homebuying journey, you likely have a plan in place, and you’re working on sav...
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If You Think The Housing Market Will Slow This Winter, Think Again.
If You Think the Housing Market Will Slow This Winter, Think Again.From the opportunity to take advantage of today’s low mortgage rates to chang...
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Knowledge Is Power When It Comes to Appraisals and Inspections
Knowledge Is Power When It Comes to Appraisals and InspectionsBuyers in today’s market often have questions about the importance of getting a ho...
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Important Distinction: Homes Are Less Affordable, Not Unaffordable
Important Distinction: Homes Are Less Affordable, Not UnaffordableIt’s impossible to research the subject of buying a home without coming across...
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Experts Agree: Homeownership Provides a Path to Long-Term Wealth
Experts Agree: Homeownership Provides a Path to Long-Term WealthA recent survey from LendingTree.com found there are multiple reasons why Americans wo...
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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 WideningBecoming financially secure is an important goal for many people today, but some...
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Why 2021 Is Still the Year To Sell Your House
Why 2021 Is Still the Year To Sell Your HouseIf you’re trying to decide whether or not to sell your house, this is the time to think seriously a...
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Today’s 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 estat...
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Diving Deep into Today’s Biggest Buyer Concerns
Diving Deep into Today’s Biggest Buyer Concerns Last week, Fannie Mae released their Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI)....
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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 a...
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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&#...
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In Today’s Market, Listing Prices Are Like an Auction’s 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 reall...
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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% o...
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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 rate...
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82,338 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 elem...
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2021 Real Estate Myth Buster
2021 Real Estate Myth Buster [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsThere are a lot of misconceptions about buying or selling a home today, making it challenging...
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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 th...
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How to Prepare Your House for a Winning Sale This Spring
How to Prepare Your House for a Winning Sale This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsWith so few homes available to buy today, houses are in high dema...
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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 ...
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Want to Build Wealth? Buy a Home This Year?
Want to Build Wealth? Buy a Home This Year.Every year, households across the country make the decision to rent for another year or take the leap into ...
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What Happens When Homeowners Leave Their Forbearance Plans?
What Happens When Homeowners Leave Their Forbearance Plans?According to the latest report from Black Knight, Inc., a well-respected provider of data a...
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How to Make the Dream of Homeownership a Reality This Year
How to Make the Dream of Homeownership a Reality This YearIn 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired a powerful movement with his famous “I Have ...
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Why Working from Home May Spark Your Next Move
Why Working from Home May Spark Your Next MoveIf you’ve been working from home this year, chances are you’ve been at it a little longer th...
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Rent vs. Buy: How to Decide What's Best for You
Rent vs. Buy: How to Decide What’s Best for YouAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, median rent continues to rise. With today’s low mortga...
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4 Reasons Why the Election Won't Dampen the Housing Market
4 Reasons Why the Election Won’t Dampen the Housing MarketTomorrow, Americans will decide our President for the next four years. That decision w...
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Why Is It So Important To Be Preapproved In The Homebuying Process?
Why Is It so Important to Be Pre-Approved in the Homebuying Process?You may have heard that pre-approval is a great first step in the homebuying proce...
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The Surging Real Estate Market Continues To Climb
The Surging Real Estate Market Continues to Climb Earlier this year, realtor.com announced the release of the Housing Recovery Ind...
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Is Now A Good Time To Move?
Is Now a Good Time to Move? How long have you lived in your current home? If it’s been a while, you may be thinking about mo...
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Guidance and Support Are Key When Buying Your First Home
Guidance and Support Are Key When Buying Your First HomeIn June, the number of first-time homebuyers accounted for 35% of the existing homes sold, a t...
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Buyers: Are You Ready for a Bidding War?
Buyers: Are You Ready for a Bidding War? With businesses reopening throughout the country and some experts indicating early signs ...
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What Are Experts Saying About the Rest of 2020?
What Are Experts Saying About the Rest of 2020? One of the biggest questions on everyone’s minds these days is: What’s...
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Homebuyers Are in the Mood to Buy Today
Homebuyers Are in the Mood to Buy Today According to the latest FreddieMac Quarterly Forecast, mortgage interest rates have fall...
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Are You Ready For The Summer Housing Market?
Are You Ready for the Summer Housing Market? As the health crisis started making its way throughout our country earlier this spr...
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Is A Recession Here? Yes. Does that Mean a Housing Crash? No.
Is a Recession Here? Yes. Does that Mean a Housing Crash? No. On Monday, the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) announced...
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The Shocking News in the Unemployment Report
The Shocking News in the Unemployment Report Last Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released their May Employment Situat...
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Top Reasons To Own Your Home
Top Reasons to Own Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights June is National Homeownership Month, and it’s a great time to...
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Why This Summer Is The 2020 Real Estate Season
Why This Summer Is the 2020 Real Estate Season With stay-at-home orders starting to gradually lift throughout parts of the country...
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6 Reasons Why Selling Your House On Your Own Is A Mistake
6 Reasons Why Selling Your House on Your Own Is a Mistake There are many benefits to working with a real estate professional whe...
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#1 Financial Benefit of Home Ownership: Family Wealth
#1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership: Family Wealth While growing up, we were taught by our parents and grandparents that ownin...
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Surprising Shift to the 'Burbs May Be on the Rise
A Surprising Shift to the ‘Burbs May Be on the Rise While many people across the U.S. have traditionally enjoyed the perks of an ur...
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Why Home Equity Is a Bright Spark in the Housing Market
Why Home Equity Is a Bright Spark in the Housing Market Given how we have seen more unemployment claims than ever before over th...
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Will Home Values Increase or Decrease in 2020?
Will Home Values Appreciate or Depreciate in 2020? With the housing market staggered to some degree by the health crisis the co...
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