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Selling Your House This Spring Checklist Some Highlights As you get ready to sell your house, there are specific things you can add to your to-do list., there are specific things you can add to your sell your house, there are specific things you can add to your to-do list. These include declutter...
02/25/2023
Make Your Dream of Homeownership a Reality According to a recent Harris Poll survey, 8 in 10 Americans say buying a home is a priority, and 28 million Americans actually plan to buy within the next 12 months. Homeownership provides many financial and nonfinancial benefits so the interest is under...
02/25/2023
Two Big Issues Facing the Housing Market in Early 2023 The biggest challenge the housing market’s facing is how few homes there are for sale. Mark Fleming, Chief Economist at First American, explains the root causes of today’s low supply: “Two dynamics are keeping existing-home inventory historic...
02/25/2023
Spring into Action: Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal To sell your home this spring, it may need more preparation than it would have a year or two ago. Today’s housing market has a different feel. There are more homes for sale than there were at this time last year, but inventory is still historicall...
02/22/2023
2023 Spring Housing Market Could Be a Sweet Spot for Sellers Some Highlights The biggest challenge in the housing market is how few houses there are for sale compared to the number of people who want to buy. The number of homes for sale is up from last year but below pre-pandemic numbers, and tha...
02/21/2023
What’s Going on with Home Prices? The recent changes in home prices are top of mind for many as the housing market begins gearing up for spring. It can be hard to navigate misleading headlines and confusing data, so here’s what you should know about today’s home prices. Local price trends still v...
02/20/2023
Why It’s Easy To Fall in Love with Homeownership No matter how the housing market changes, there are some things about owning a home that never change—like the personal benefits it can provide. When you own your home, you likely feel a sense of attachment because of the comfort it gives and also ...
02/20/2023
Closing Cost Facts You Should Know Before you buy a home, it’s important to plan ahead. While most buyers consider how much they need to save for a down payment, many are surprised by the closing costs they have to pay. To ensure you aren’t caught off guard when it’s time to close on your home, y...
02/20/2023
Win as a Buyer in Today’s Housing Market  Some Highlights In today’s housing market, you can still be the champion if you have the right team and strategy. To win as a buyer, you need to build your team, make strategic plays, consider what’s in and out of bounds, and stand out from the crowd. Let...
02/20/2023
Mortgage rates change daily. Here is a website to see a quick summary of changes, on average, nationwide, from the prior day, week, month, and year.  It is just a quick way to get an overview of mortgage rate activity/trends.  The red arrows mean an increase in rates; the green arrows indicate a...
02/17/2023
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