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By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
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Measuring Your Ability to Achieve the American Dream Forbes.com recently released the results of their new American Dream Index, in which they measure “the prosperity of the middle class, and…examine which states best support the American Dream.” The monthly index measures several different econo...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Thinking of Selling? Now Is the Time to Act If you thought about selling your house this year, now may be the time to do it. The inventory of Omaha homes for sale is well below historic norms and buyer demand is skyrocketing. We were still in high school when we learned the concept of supply and ...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Home Mortgages: Rates Up, Requirements Easing The media has extensively covered the rise in mortgage interest rates since last fall (from 3.42% last September to the current 4.1% according to Freddie Mac). However, a less covered aspect of the mortgage market is that requirements to get a mortgag...

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The Importance of Using a Professional to Sell Your Home When a homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible price for it with the least amount of hassles along the way. However, for the vast majority of sellers, the most important result is actually getting their...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
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Buying this Spring? Be Prepared for Bidding Wars Traditionally, spring is the busiest season for real estate. Buyers come out in force and homeowners list their houses for sale hoping to capitalize on buyer activity. This year will be no different! Buyers have already been out in force looking fo...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
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15,014 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, 15...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
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Consumer Confidence in Economy and Housing is Soaring The success of the housing market is strongly tied to the consumer’s confidence in the overall economy. For that reason, we believe 2017 will be a great year for Omaha real estate. Here is just a touch of the news coverage on the subject. Hous...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
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Millionaire to Millennials: Buy Now! Self-made millionaire David Bach was quoted in a CNBC article explaining that "the single biggest mistake millennials are making" is not purchasing a home because buying real estate is "an escalator to wealth.” Bach went on to explain: "If millennials don't bu...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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What Are the Experts Saying about Mortgage Rates? Mortgage interest rates have risen over the last few months and projections are that they will continue their upswing throughout 2017. What impact will this have on the housing market? Here is what the experts are saying: Laurie Goodman, Co-direct...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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4 Great Reasons to Buy This Spring! Here are four great reasons to consider buying an Omaha home today instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 6.9% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that p...

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
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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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 ...

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(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 ...

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