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Owning a home can be expensive, though the benefits of home ownership typically outweigh the cost. Occasionally, changes to the law at either the state or national level can affect how these benefits and costs affect you. This is especially true if you’re still considering whether or not to buy a...
11/01/2019
A considerable number of potential buyers shy away from the real estate market because they’re uncertain about the buying process – particularly when it comes to qualifying for a mortgage. For many, the mortgage process can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be!  In order to qualify in today’s mark...
10/31/2019
The gap between the increase in personal income and residential real estate prices has been used to defend the concept that we are experiencing an affordability crisis in housing today.It is true that home prices and wages are two key elements in any affordability equation. There is, however, an ...
10/30/2019
Tom Petty famously penned the words, “the waiting is the hardest part” in his early 80’s hit song The Waiting, and his thought process can surprisingly also be applied to individuals considering selling their homes today. Traditional thinking would suggest it may be best to wait until the spring ...
10/29/2019
Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting.1. Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insights Report shows that home prices have appreciated by 3.6% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts prices will continue to increase at a rate...
10/28/2019
Maybe you’ve heard stories about people who bought rundown properties for little to nothing and turned them into palaces. You might be curious about how one acquires a foreclosed home. Is it difficult? Are the prices as good as they seem? Buying a foreclosed home is possible — you just need to kn...
10/25/2019
Whether it is a cosmetic or a mechanical reason for upgrading a toilet, you may not know all the choices that are involved to choose the right one for your home.  The current toilet may have cracks or leaks in the bowl or tank.  It could be the aggravation of constant clogging or inefficient flu...
10/24/2019
Did you know that 1 in 6 Americans currently live in a multigenerational household?According to Generations United, the number of multigenerational households rose from 42.4 million in 2000 to 64 million in 2016. The 2018 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers from the National Association of Realtor...
10/23/2019
Placing your home on the market during October? Here are some tips to keep the appeal of your home high for this spooky season.First impressions matter and often curb appeal can increase a selling price by as much as 20%. Draw attention to your gorgeous house, not to the ghouls in your yard or on...
10/22/2019
In today’s market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared. Here are five tips from realtor.com’s article, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind.”1. Get Pre-Approved for ...
10/21/2019
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