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By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
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Which Homes Have Appreciated the Most? Home values have risen dramatically over the last twelve months. The latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors puts the annual increase in the median existing-home price at 7.1%. CoreLogic, in their most recent Home Price In...

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How to Get the Most Money When Selling Your Home Every homeowner wants to make sure they get the best price when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensuring you get the highest price possible. 1. Price it a LITTLE LOW  ...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Housing Market Expected to “Spring Forward” Housing Market Expected to “Spring Forward” Just like our clocks this weekend in the majority of the country, the housing market will soon “spring forward!” Similar to tension in a spring, the lack of inventory available for sale in the market right now...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
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Thinking of Selling? Do it TODAY!! That headline might be a little aggressive. However, as the data on the 2017 housing market begins to roll in, we can definitely say one thing: If you are considering selling, IT IS TIME TO LIST YOUR HOME! The February numbers are not in yet, but the January num...

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(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Over Half of All Buyers Are Surprised by Closing Costs According to a recent survey conducted by ClosingCorp, over half of all homebuyers are surprised by the closing costs required to obtain their mortgage. After surveying 1,000 first-time and repeat homebuyers, the results revealed that 17% of ...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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How Long Do Most Families Stay in Their Home? The National Association of Realtors (NAR) keeps historical data on many aspects of homeownership. One of the data points that has changed dramatically is the median tenure of a family in a home. As the graph below shows, for over twenty years (1985-2...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
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The Impact of Homeownership on Family Health The National Association of Realtors recently released a study titled 'Social Benefits of Homeownership and Stable Housing.’ The study confirmed a long-standing belief of most Americans: “Owning a home embodies the promise of individual autonomy and is...

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Access: A Key Component in Getting Your House SOLD! So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired an Omaha real estate professional to help you with the entire process, and they have asked you what level of access you want to provide to potential buyers. There are four elements to a qualit...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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The Great News About Rising Prices for Homeowners Recently there has been a lot of talk about home prices and if they are accelerating too quickly. As we mentioned before, in some areas of the country, seller supply (homes for sale) cannot keep up with the number of buyers out looking for a home,...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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First Comes Love… Then Comes Mortgage? According to the National Association of REALTORS most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, married couples once again dominated the first-time homebuyer statistics in 2016 at 58% of all buyers. It is no surprise that having two incomes to save for down ...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Buyers Are Searching For Your House The most recent Pending Homes Sales Index from the National Association of Realtors revealed a slight bump in contracts with an increase of 1.6% in December. This news comes as existing home sales are also forecasted to be on pace for 5.54 million in 2017, a 1....

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Homeownership Offers Stability and Wealth Creation The most recent Housing Pulse Survey released by the National Association of Realtors revealed that the two major reasons Americans prefer owning their own home instead of renting are: They want the opportunity to build equity. They want a stable...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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No Matter What the Groundhog Says, Here are 5 Reasons to Sell Before Spring!  Is spring closer than we think? Depending on which groundhog you listen to today, you may have less time than you think to get your home on the market before the busy spring season. Many sellers feel that the spring is ...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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2 Myths That May Be Holding Back Buyers Fannie Mae’s article, “What Consumers (Don’t) Know About Mortgage Qualification Criteria,” revealed that “only 5 to 16 percent of respondents know the correct ranges for key mortgage qualification criteria.” Myth #1: “I Need a 20% Down Payment” Fannie Mae’s...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
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Thinking of Selling? Why Now is the Time It is common knowledge that a large number of homes sell during the spring-buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off on putting their homes on the market until then. The question is whether or not that will be a good strategy this year. The ...

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How Low Interest Rates Increase Your Purchasing Power According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at 4.09%, which is still very low in comparison to recent history! The interest rate you secure when buying a home...

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Will Housing Affordability Be a Challenge in 2017? Some industry experts are saying that the housing market may be heading for a slowdown in 2017 based on rising home prices and a jump in mortgage interest rates. One of the data points they use is the Housing Affordability Index, as reported by t...

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Why Pre-Approval Should Be Your First Step In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream 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 abou...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Is This the Year to Move Up to Your Dream Home? If So, Do it Early It appears that Americans are regaining faith in the U.S. economy. The following indexes have each shown a dramatic jump in consumer confidence in their latest surveys: The University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index National ...

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You Need a Professional on Your Team When Buying a Home Many people wonder whether they should hire an Omaha real estate professional to assist them in buying their dream home or if they should first try to do it on their own. In today’s market: you need an experienced professional! You Need an E...

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