Home Prices: It’s All About Supply and DemandAs we enter the summer months and work through the challenges associated with the current health crisis, many are wondering what impact the
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Some Highlights:Don’t put your homeownership plans on hold just because you’re stuck inside.There are several things you can do right now to keep your home search moving forward.Connect
5 Simple Graphs Proving This Is NOT Like the Last TimeWith all of the volatility in the stock market and uncertainty about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some are concerned we may be headed for another
Impact of the Coronavirus on the U.S. Housing MarketThe Coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused massive global uncertainty, including a U.S. stock market correction no one could have seen.
Buying a Home Early Can Significantly Increase Future WealthAccording to an Urban Institute study, homeowners who purchase a house before age 35 are better prepared for retirement at age.
The New Spring Real Estate Market is Here. Are You Ready?Which month do you think most people who are considering buying a home actually start their search? If you’re like most of us, you
The 2020 Real Estate Projections That May Surprise YouThis will be an interesting year for residential real estate. With a presidential election taking place this fall and talk of a possible
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The Cost of Waiting: Interest Rates Edition [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights:Interest rates are projected to increase steadily heading into 2020.The higher your interest rate, the more money
Now’s the Time to Move-Up and Upgrade Your Current Home!Homes priced at the top 25% of the price range for a particular area of the country are considered "premium homes." In today’s
Millennials Are Increasing the Demand for CondominiumsWhen deciding to buy a home, people are presented with many different options. The type of home you buy depends on your needs, budget, and in
Stop Wondering What Your Budget Is & Get Pre-Approved!In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale.
Top 4 Renovations for the Greatest Return on Investment!Some Highlights:If you are planning on listing your house for sale this year, these four home improvement projects will net you the
2 Myths Holding Back Home BuyersFreddie Mac recently released a report entitled, “Perceptions of Down Payment Consumer Research.” Their research revealed
The Feeling You Get from Owning Your HomeWe often talk about the financial reasons why buying a home makes sense. But, more often than not, the emotional reasons are the more powerful and compelling
How Homeownership Delivers Unsurpassed Family WealthThere are many financial benefits to homeownership, but probably none more important than its ability to create family wealth.How Housing Matters
2 Things You Need to Know to Properly Price Your HomeIn today’s housing market, home prices are increasing at a slower pace (3.7%) than they have over the last eight years (6-7%). However,
Boomerang Buyers: Don’t Be Afraid to Buy a Home Again!According to CoreLogic, from 2006 to 2014 “there were 7.3 million housing foreclosures and 1.9 million short sales.” The
The Impact Staging Your Home Has On Your Sale Price.Some Highlights:The National Association of Realtors surveyed their members & released the findings of their Profile of Home
Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips!In today’s real estate market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be
Top Days to List Your Home for Sale Some Highlights:ATTOM Data Solutions conducted an analysis of more than 29 million single-family home and condo sales over the past eight
New Research Shows Housing Is Affordable For First-Time BuyersHome prices have been on the rise for the last seven years, leading many housing market analysts to conclude that first-time homebuyers
A Lack of Inventory Continues to Impact the Housing MarketThe housing crisis is finally in the rear-view mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are
Summer is Coming! Time for a Vacation... Home?During the summer, many families travel to their favorite vacation destination. What if instead of renting a house or staying in a hotel, you could
Mainstream Concerns about an Economic Slowdown RevisitedRecently, we reported that many believe a recession could happen within the next two years. We explained that 70% of economists and