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By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
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In a Seller’s Market: Is it Time to Downsize?   A study by Edelman Berland reveals that 33% of homeowners who are contemplating selling their house in the near future are planning to scale down. Let’s look at a few reasons why this might make sense for many homeowners, as the majority of the coun...
By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Where is Housing Headed for the Rest of 2016?   With the overall economy just inching along, some experts are questioning whether the housing market can continue its momentum throughout the rest of the year. People are beginning to ask questions such as: Will disappointing economic news adversely...
By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Mortgage Rates Remain at Historic Lows   The latest report from Freddie Mac shows that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.61% last week, slightly down from the week before (3.66%), and nearly 20 points lower than a year ago (3.80%). This is great news for homebuyers who are dealing with r...
By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Warren Buffett: There is No Housing Bubble  With home prices expected to appreciate by over 5% this year, some are beginning to worry about a new housing bubble forming. Warren Buffet addressed this issue last week in an article by Fortune Magazine. He simply explained: “I don’t see a nationwide ...
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(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Billionaire: Buy a Home… And if You Can, Buy a Second Home!   Three years ago, John Paulson gave a keynote address at the CNBC/Institutional Investor Conference. In his speech, he told those in attendance that he believes housing will continue its strong recovery for the next 4 to 7 years, saying...
By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Homes Continue to Sell Quickly Nationwide   The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their latest Existing Home Sales Report, which revealed that homes were on the market for an average of 47 days in March. This is a decrease from the 59 days reported in February, as well as ...
By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Selling Your Home? Make Sure the Price Is Right! In today’s market, where demand is outpacing supply in many regions of the country, pricing a house is one of the biggest challenges real estate professionals face. Sellers often want to price their home higher than recommended, and many agents go ...
By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Home Prices Are Up…but there is a Challenge    Home values continue to climb and are projected to increase by about 5% over the next twelve months. That is great news for anyone who owns a home. However, it could present a challenge for a family trying to sell their house. If prices are surging, ...
By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Buying a Home is 36% Less Expensive Than Renting Nationwide!In the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia, they explained that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 100 largest metro areas in the United States.The updated numbers actually...
By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Vacation Home Sales: Sales Down, Prices Up The National Association of Realtors recently released their 2016 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey. The survey revealed many characteristics of both vacation home purchasers and investors. Today, we want to concentrate on the vacation real esta...
By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Over Half of Americans Planning on Buying in the Next 5 Years  According to the BMO Harris Bank Home Buying Report, 52% of Americans say they are likely to buy a home in the next five years. Americans surveyed for the report said that they would be willing to pay an average of $296,000 for a home...
By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Building Wealth: First Rung on the Ladder is Housing How Housing Matters is a joint project of the Urban Land Institute and the MacArthur Foundation. It is “an online resource for the most rigorous research and practical information on how a quality, stable, affordable home in a vibrant community...
By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Don’t Wait! Move Up To Your Dream Home Now! Now that the housing market has stabilized, more and more homeowners are considering moving up to the home they have always dreamed of. Prices are still below those of a few years ago and interest rates have stayed near historic lows.Sellers should real...
By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Past, Present & Future Home Values In CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, they revealed home appreciation in three categories: percentage appreciation over the last year, over the last month, and projected appreciation over the next twelve months.Here are state maps for each category: The Past –...
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(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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The Top 5 Reasons You Should Not For Sale By Owner In today's market, with homes selling quickly and prices rising, some homeowners might consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons this might not be a good idea f...
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(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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91.5% of Homes in the US have Positive Equity CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that one million borrowers regained equity in their homes in 2015. The outlook for 2016 remains positive as well, as an additional 850,000 properties would regain equity if home prices rose another 5% this yea...
By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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The Importance of Using an Agent To Sell Your House 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 accompl...
By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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The Main Reason to Use a Real Estate Professional when Selling Your House Every homeowner hopes to accomplish five goals when selling their home: Sell it for the best price Sell it within a predetermined time Sell it with the least amount of hassles Close on the sale the same day they move into t...
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(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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The Difference An Hour Makes This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights: Sunday, March 13th, we "Spring Forward" one hour for Daylight Savings Time (except for our friends in HI & AZ). Every hour in the United States, 624 homes will sell and 118 homes will regain positive equity. The median home va...
By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Housing Market To “Spring Forward” This Year 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 is what is holding back the market.Many po...

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