top omaha realtors: Why We All Need a 'Phil Dunphy' on Our Side - 09/29/16 06:23 AM
Why We All Need a 'Phil Dunphy' on Our Side Whether or not you’ve ever seen an episode of Modern Family, or know who Phil Dunphy’s character is, the concept of knowing that you have someone in your corner who is looking out for your best interests is something we all want.
When it comes to buying an Omaha home, whether you are a rookie homebuyer or have gone through the process many times, having a local real estate expert who is well versed in the neighborhood you are looking to move into, and the trends of the area, should be … (1 comments)

top omaha realtors: 4 Reasons to Buy This Fall - 09/27/16 06:02 AM
4 Reasons to Buy This Fall It’s that time of year; the seasons are changing and with them come thoughts of the upcoming holidays, family get-togethers, and planning for a new year. Those who are on the fence about whether or not now is the right time to buy don’t have to look much further to find four great reasons to consider buying an Omaha home now, instead of waiting.
1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 6% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will … (1 comments)

top omaha realtors: 5 Stats That Prove the Real Estate Market Is Getting Stronger - 09/22/16 07:22 AM
5 Stats That Prove the Real Estate Market Is Getting StrongerWhenever there is talk about an improving housing market, some begin to show concern that we may be headed toward another housing bubble that will be followed by a crash similar to the one we saw last decade.
 
Here are five data points that show the housing market will continue to recover, and that a new housing crisis is not about to take shape.
1) Mortgage availability is increasing, but is nowhere near the levels we saw in 2004-2006.
A buyer’s chances of being approved for a mortgage have increased over the last three … (0 comments)

top omaha realtors: NEW LISTING! Omaha Home for Sale in Upland Park - 09/20/16 01:48 PM

BUY THIS HOME & HAVE NO PAYMENTS FOR UP TO 6 MONTHS, CALL 402-676-6700.
 
This simple and comfy starter home is perfect for first time buyers. Located in a quiet South Omaha neighborhood. Two bedrooms with beautiful wood flooring. Lower level is great for family room. Maintenance free aluminum siding. Newer windows. Other features include extra-large 1-car detached garage with garage door opener, lots of storage, washer and dryer included. Some updates are needed but you don’t want to miss this great deal. HMS Warranty available.
 
To see this home and access EVERY HOME FOR SALE & many that AREN'T EVEN ON THE … (2 comments)

top omaha realtors: Don’t Underestimate the Importance of an Agent When Selling Your Home - 09/20/16 06:05 AM
Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Using an Agent When Selling Your Home When a homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible price with the least amount of hassles. However, for the vast majority of sellers, the most important result is to actually get the home sold.
 
In order to accomplish all three goals, a seller should realize the importance of using a real estate professional. We realize that technology has changed the purchaser’s behavior during the home buying process. For the past three years, 92% of all buyers have used the internet in their home … (1 comments)

top omaha realtors: NEW LISTING! Omaha Home for Sale in Millard Park South - 09/19/16 09:01 AM

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This show stopping home is everything you have been hoping would hit the market. The fabulous open kitchen will knock your socks off with its custom cabinets, breakfast bar, and eat-in area. The large living room has gorgeous built-in shelves while the dining room provides great area for formal dining. Upstairs, you will love the master suite in-tier crown molding with huge walk-in closet & bathroom with whirlpool and dual vanity. Other bedrooms are spacious in size, have ceiling fans and abundant natural light. Lower level is perfect for an office, … (2 comments)

top omaha realtors: The Cost of NOT Owning Your Home - 09/15/16 06:06 AM
The Cost of NOT Owning Your Home Owning an Omaha home has great financial benefits. Because of this, more and more experts are growing concerned about the ramifications of a falling homeownership rate. Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part of the American Dream for as long as America has existed.
The outcomes of a falling homeownership rate can be devastating. As explained by ApartmentList.com:
“Our research indicates that not owning a home has a sizable financial cost, as renters miss out on low mortgage rates and are hit by … (1 comments)

top omaha realtors: Why Getting Pre-Approved Should Be Your First Step - 09/13/16 06:13 AM
Why Getting Pre-Approved Should Be Your First Step In many markets across the country, the amount of buyers searching for their dream Omaha homes greatly outnumbers the amount of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage before starting your search.
Even if you are in a market that is not as competitive, knowing your budget will give you the confidence of knowing if your dream home is within your reach.
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top omaha realtors: NEW LISTING! Omaha Home for Sale in Mahoney & Minahans - 09/09/16 02:20 PM

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Simply beautiful and fully remodeled starter home is waiting for you. The large kitchen has new oak cabinets, new Pella window and new counter tops with a breakfast bar. Rare master suite for this price range. Both bathrooms are completely updated. Other updates include cherry floors on living room and dining area, updated electrical panel, copper plumbing, new blinds, R38 insulation in attic and R13 in walls. Outside there is a new garage and sprinkler system. Enjoy the covered deck which is perfect for enjoying an evening drink. … (4 comments)

top omaha realtors: NEW LISTING! Omaha Home for Sale in Westchester Add - 09/09/16 08:57 AM

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Beautiful, completely remodeled and move-in ready ranch in District 66. Gorgeous kitchen with new birch cabinets, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. Living room has a gas fireplace and dining room features a wood burning fireplace. Every bedroom shows class and style that provides relaxation. Updated master bath with new tile work, shower and dual quartz vanity; the other bathrooms are equally impressive. Other updates completed in ‘16 include electrical, plumbing, carpet, roof , water heater and exterior doors. Enjoy the covered front porch, covered patio and private backyard. West … (2 comments)

top omaha realtors: NEW LISTING! Omaha Home for Sale in Eldorado - 09/08/16 01:07 PM

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This is the home you have been hoping for! Step inside to discover this classic floor plan ideal for entertaining with tasteful color choices. You will love the kitchen with its cherry cabinets, new counters, slate tile floor, with double convection oven and eat-in area. The living room is perfect for gathering with its gas fireplace and wetbar. Relax in your master suite complete with his and hers walk-in closets. The master and main bathrooms are fully updated with granite counters and new tile floors. The lower level features a 2nd … (5 comments)

top omaha realtors: NEW LISTING! Omaha Home for Sale in Western Hills - 09/08/16 07:40 AM

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Magnificent two-story with a 3 car tandem garage. Upgrades galore! This beautiful home features a nice open concept floor plan. The dream kitchen features marble counters, slate backsplash, a convection oven, and beautiful cabinets with matching wood-front refrigerator and dishwasher. Plenty of counter space for the chef in you. Hardwood, marble, slate, and travertine floors throughout. Updated lighting and ceiling fans. Relax in the regal master suite with a walk-in closet, whirlpool, dual vanity and a lovely skylight above. Second floor guest suite with a private 3/4 bathroom. New AC ’12, … (2 comments)

top omaha realtors: 14,767 Homes Sold Yesterday… Did Yours? - 09/06/16 06:30 AM
14,767 Homes Sold Yesterday… Did Yours? There are some homeowners that have been waiting for months to get a price they hoped for when they originally listed their house for sale. The only thing they might want to consider is... If it hasn't sold yet, maybe it's not priced properly.
After all, 14,767 houses sold yesterday, 14,767 will sell today and 14,767 will sell tomorrow. 14,767! That is the average number of homes that sell each and every day in this country, according to the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) latest Existing Home Sales Report. NAR reported that sales are at an annual rate of 5.39 million. Divide that number … (0 comments)

top omaha realtors: The Housing Market is Doing Just Fine - 09/01/16 06:01 AM
The Housing Market is Doing Just Fine There are some that think that Omaha housing affordability is a challenge. Historically, that’s not true. Others think that home prices are approaching bubble values. If we look back over the last sixteen years, that is also not the case. As a matter of fact, the numbers show that the U.S. residential real estate market is doing just fine.
Here are two articles and excerpts that make this point:
The Housing Market Is Finally Starting to Look Healthy – The NY Times “It has been an excruciatingly long time coming, but the housing sector … (0 comments)

top omaha realtors: Don’t Get Caught in the Rental Trap! - 08/30/16 06:48 AM
Don’t Get Caught in the Rental Trap! 
There are many benefits to homeownership. One of the top ones is being able to protect yourself from rising rents and lock in your housing cost for the life of your mortgage.
Don’t Become Trapped Jonathan Smoke, Chief Economist at realtor.com, reported on what he calls a “Rental Affordability Crisis.” He warns that,
“Low rental vacancies and a lack of new rental construction are pushing up rents, and we expect that they’ll outpace home price appreciation in the year ahead.”
In the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University's 2015 Report on Rental … (1 comments)

top omaha realtors: NEW LISTING! Omaha Home for Sale in Ardmore - 08/29/16 12:09 PM

BUY THIS HOME & HAVE NO PAYMENTS FOR UP TO 6 MONTHS, CALL 402-676-6700.
 
Amazingly well-maintained home in the Ardmore subdivision. Discover the fabulous floor plan and tasteful paint colors of this move-in ready home. It stands out from the competition. Beautiful mahogany wood floors, vaulted ceilings and a gas fireplace will greet you on the main floor. Gorgeously remodeled kitchen with the eat-in area brightened by new energy efficient windows. Incredible updates in the main and master bathrooms, including a stunning tiled shower. Spacious lower level is perfect for a family room, office or rec room. Great landscaping, privacy fence, and … (3 comments)

top omaha realtors: NEW LISTING! Omaha Home for Sale in Solomon's Add - 08/26/16 07:58 AM

BUY THIS HOME & HAVE NO PAYMENTS FOR UP TO 6 MONTHS, CALL 402-676-6700.
 
Beautiful brick home full of traditional charm. An ideal starter home. Step inside and see for yourself the gorgeous hardwood floors in the living, dining and bedrooms. Some updates include new retaining wall, plumbing, radon mitigation system, some new windows ’15. Soak and relax in your hot tub overlooking your spacious fenced backyard or simply drink coffee on your deck in peace. Conveniently located near the revitalized Benson strip, schools and parks. HMS Warranty available.
 
To see this home and access EVERY HOME FOR SALE & many that AREN'T … (3 comments)

top omaha realtors: How Scary is the Housing Affordability Index? - 08/25/16 06:02 AM
How Scary is the Housing Affordability Index? Some industry pundits are saying that the housing market may be heading for a slowdown. One of the data points they use is the falling numbers of the Housing Affordability Index, as reported by the National Association of Realtors (NAR).
Here is how NAR defines the index:
“The Housing Affordability Index measures whether or not a typical family earns enough income to qualify for a mortgage loan on a typical home at the national level based on the most recent price and income data.”
Basically, a value of 100 means a family earning the … (0 comments)

top omaha realtors: 2 Myths About Mortgages That May Be Holding Back Buyers - 08/23/16 06:02 AM
2 Myths About Mortgages That May Be Holding Back Buyers 2 Myths About Mortgages That May Be Holding Back Buyers Fannie Mae’s “What do consumers know about the Mortgage Qualification Criteria?” Study revealed that Americans are misinformed about what is required to qualify for a mortgage when purchasing a home.
Myth #1: “I Need a 20% Down Payment” Fannie Mae’s survey revealed that consumers overestimate the down payment funds needed to qualify for a home loan. According to the report, 76% of Americans either don’t know (40%) or are misinformed (36%) about the minimum down payment required.
Many believe that they need at … (0 comments)

top omaha realtors: NEW LISTING! Omaha Home for Sale in Chris Lake - 08/19/16 07:34 AM

BUY THIS HOME & WE WILL BUY YOUR HOME, CALL 402-943-9494.
 
Remarkable lakefront ranch on Chris Lake. Enjoy year round living with an awesome layout for entertaining, relaxing and enjoying the lake view. Indulge in your own master suite with backlit ceiling, private bathroom and distinctive Kewazinga African wood cabinets. The incredible covered deck has an outdoor kitchen overlooking the lake. There are also two patios, a firepit, sprinkler system, boat ramp, and bug repellent spray system. Interior updates include granite counters, stainless steel appliances ’16, and remodeled bathrooms with tiled showers ’08. Updates on the exterior include windows, driveway, roof, deck … (4 comments)

 
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