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By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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The famous quote by Mark Twain in the title of this article can be used to describe homeownership in America today. Last week, the Census revealed that the percentage of homeowners in the country increased for the first time in thirteen years.A story in the Wall Street Journal gave these new home...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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 In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “The biggest mistake millennials are making is not buying their first home.” He goes on to say that, “If you want to build real financial security, real wealth for your lifetime, then you need to buy a home.”Bach went on to expl...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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  Just like with any product or service, the law of supply and demand impacts home prices. Any time that there is less supply than the market demands, prices increase. In many areas of the country, the supply of homes for sale in the starter and trade-up home markets is so low that bidding wars h...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Urban Institute recently released a report entitled, “Barriers to Accessing Homeownership,” which revealed that “eighty percent of consumers either are unaware of how much lenders require for a down payment or believe all lenders require a down payment above 5 percent.” Myth #1: “I Need a 20% Do...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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If You’re Considering Selling, ACT NOW! Definitely an aggressive headline. However, as the final data on the 2017 housing market rolls in, we can definitely say one thing: If you are considering selling, IT IS TIME TO LIST YOUR HOME! How did we finish 2017? New-home sales were at their highest le...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Why 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 homes or if they should first try to go through the buying process on their own. In today’s market: you need an experience...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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61% of First-Time Buyers Put Down Less than 6% According to the National Association of Realtors’ latest Realtors Confidence Index, 61% of first-time homebuyers purchased their homes with down payments below 6% from October 2016 through November 2017. Many potential homebuyers believe that a 20% ...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Wondering If You Can Buy Your First Home? There are many people sitting on the sidelines trying to decide if they should purchase a home or sign a rental lease. Some might wonder if it makes sense to purchase a house before they are married and have a family, others might think they are too young...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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FICO® Scores on Approved Home Loans Drop Again According to Ellie Mae’s latest Origination Report, the average FICO® Score on all closed loans dropped to 722 which is its lowest mark since April. The average includes all approved refinance and purchase loans. FHA and VA loans showed the most oppo...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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712,000 Homes in the US Regained Equity in the Past 12 Months! CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that “over the past 12 months, 712,000 borrowers moved into positive equity.” This is great news, as the share of homeowners with negative equity (those who owe more than their home is worth),...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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The Benefits of Homeownership Go Beyond the Financial Homeownership is a major part of the American Dream. As evidence of that, 91% of Americans believe that owning a home is either essential (43%) or important (48%) to achieving that “dream.” In a market where some people may be unsure about th...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Buying or Selling in 2018? 5 Reasons to Resolve to Hire a Pro [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: As we usher in the new year, one thing is for certain… if you plan to buy or sell a house this year, you need an Omaha real estate professional on your team! There are many benefits to using a local profe...

By Monica Lang, Celebrity Homes
(Celebrity Homes)
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Beautiful Cambridge ranch plan by Celebrity Homes- ready in 45 days. 19879 K Street in Canterberry Crossing, Millard Schools, over 1600 sq ft, covered deck & underground sprinkler system, all appliances, blinds & gas fireplace. $269,900, 402-689-3315 Call Monica today to take a look! www.MonicaLa...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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There’s More to a Bubble Than Rising Home Prices What truly causes a housing bubble and the inevitable crash? For the best explanation, let’s go to a person who correctly called the last housing bubble – a year before it happened. “A bubble requires both overvaluation based on fundamentals and sp...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Top 4 REAL Reasons We Buy a Home We often talk about the financial reasons why buying an Omaha home makes sense. But, more often than not, the emotional reasons are the more powerful or compelling reasons. No matter what shape or size your living space is, the concept and feeling of home can mean...

By Monica Lang, Celebrity Homes
(Celebrity Homes)
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Celebrity Homes has been building homes in Omaha Nebraska for 40 years!! Our Canterberry Crossing South location is nearing completion. There are just a few homes left for sale. Hurry!! This location is amazing! Millard Schools. 2 story & ranch plans available. Call Monica to take a look. 402-689...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Top 5 Benefits of Hiring a Real Estate Agent The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their 2017 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers in which they surveyed recent home buyers and sellers about their experiences. An entire section of the profile is dedicated to buyers’ experienc...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Rents Are on the Rise: Don’t Get Caught in the Rental Trap! There are many benefits to homeownership. One of the top benefits is protecting yourself from rising rents, by locking in your housing cost for the life of your mortgage. Don’t Become Trapped  A recent article by Apartment List addresse...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? We recently shared that over the course of the last 12 months, home prices have appreciated by 7.0%. Over the same amount of time, interest rates have remained historically low which has allowed many buyers to enter the market. As a seller, you...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Getting Pre-Approved Should Be Your First Step In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the number 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 ...

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