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2019 

Some Highlights: There is plenty of talk in the media about a pending economic slowdown. The good news is, home values actually increased in 3 of the last 5 U.S. recessions, and decreased by less than 2% in the 4th. Many experts predict a potential recession is on the horizon. However, housing wi...
08/30/2019
shutterstockWhen thinking about selling their house, homeowners have many options. A relatively new option is using an “iBuyer.” What is an iBuyer?According to Jovio, the definition is:“A company or investor that uses Automated Valuation Models (AVMs) to make instant offers on homes. It allows se...
08/29/2019
toyiniloriconsulting.comAccording to the Pew Research Center, around 37% of U.S students will be going back to school soon and the rest have already started the new academic year. With school-aged children in your home, buying or selling a house can take on a whole different approach when it come...
08/28/2019
ShutterstockMortgage rates have fallen by over a full percentage point since Q4 of 2018, settling at near-historic lows. This is big news for buyers looking to get more for their money in the current housing market.According to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey,“the 30-year fixed-rate ...
08/27/2019
ShutterstockWe’re in the back half of the year, and with a decline in interest rates as well as home price and wage appreciation, many are wondering what the predictions are for the remainder of 2019.Here’s what some of the experts have to say:Ralph McLaughlin, Deputy Chief Economist for CoreLogi...
08/26/2019
By Larissa Runkleasbe/iStockAlthough it still feels a bit too early for pumpkin spice lattes, fall is, undeniably, around the corner. And nowhere is that more apparent than on Instagram this week, where cozy and rustic looks reigned supreme—especially in the bedroom.That’s right—the most popular ...
08/24/2019
Some Highlights: The pumpkin spice latte is launching soon, so you may be tempted to spend your extra cash on a daily caffeine fix, but that small expense can add up to a big number – fast! Saving for a down payment takes a little discipline, so limiting your extra purchases (like a latte a day f...
08/23/2019
When someone is thinking about buying or selling a home, they want to be well-informed. They want to make the right decision for themselves and their family. They scour the internet for any information they can find about the housing market.Today, there is an abundance of information available. I...
08/22/2019
ShutterstockDid you know August 21st is National Senior Citizens Day? According to the United States Census, we honor senior citizens today because, “Throughout our history, older people have achieved much for our families, our communities, and our country. That remains true today and gives us am...
08/21/2019
BigstockMany buyers are wondering where to find houses for sale in today’s market. It’s a true dilemma. We see an increase in buyer demand, but the supply available for purchase isn’t keeping up.The number of new housing permits issued prior to the great recession increased for 15 years until 200...
08/20/2019
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