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By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
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There are many benefits to homeownership, but 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 addressed rising rents by stating: “Our national rent index is up...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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There are many conflicting headlines when it comes to describing today’s real estate market. Some are making comparisons to the market we experienced 10 years ago and are starting to believe that we may be doomed to repeat ourselves. Others are just plain wrong when it comes to what it takes to ...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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There are some people who have not purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize, however, that unless you are living with your parents rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. As Entrepreneur Magazin...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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You read that right! First-time buyers across the country are getting creative when it comes to saving the necessary down payment to buy a home. Many couples are asking their wedding guests to contribute to their “Down Payment Fund” rather than fulfilling a traditional registry. This is fueled b...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. Their latest survey data, covering 2013-2016 was recently released. The study revealed that the median net worth of a homeowner was $231,400 – a 15%...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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For many Americans, buying their first home is their first taste of achieving part of the American Dream. There is a sense of pride that comes along with owning your own home and building your family’s wealth through your monthly mortgage payment. It may seem hard to imagine that the first home ...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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The number of building permits issued for single-family homes is the best indicator of how many newly built homes will rise over the next few months. According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development Residential Sales Report, the number of building per...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Will home values continue to appreciate throughout 2018? The answer is simple: YES! – as long as there are more purchasers in the market than there are available homes for them to buy. This is known as the theory of “supply and demand,” which is defined as: “The amount of a commodity, product, o...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite the adventure. In this world of instant gratification and internet searches, many sellers think that they can ‘For Sale by Owner’ or ‘FSBO,’ but it’s not as easy as it may seem. That’s why you need an experienced Omaha real estate profess...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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The results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that homeownership remains cheaper than renting, with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage, in 98 of the 100 largest metro areas in the United States. In the six years that Trulia has conducted this study, this is the first time...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released the results of their latest Existing Home Sales Report which revealed that home sales declined 0.6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.38 million in June from 5.41 million in May, and are 2.2% below a year ago. Some may look at these num...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Some Highlights: Real estate has outranked stocks/mutual funds, gold, savings accounts/CDs, and bonds as the best long-term investment among Americans for the last 5 years! The generations agree! Real estate is the best investment! Generation X leads the way with 37% believing in real estate as ...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Every homeowner wants to make sure that they maximize their financial reward when selling their home, but how do you guarantee that you receive the maximum value for your house? Here are two ways to ensure that you get the highest price possible. 1. Price it a Little Low This may seem counterint...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Across the United States, there is a severe mismatch between the low number of houses for sale and the high demand for those houses! First-time homebuyers are out in force and are being met with a highly competitive summer real estate market. According to the National Association of Realtors (NA...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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We often talk about why it makes financial sense to buy a home, but more often than not, the emotional reasons are the more powerful or compelling ones. No matter what shape or size your living space is, the concept and feeling of home can mean different things to different people. Whether it’s ...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Some Highlights: The National Association of Realtors surveyed their members & released the findings of their Profile of Home Staging. 62% of seller’s agents say that staging a home decreases the amount of time a home spends on the market. 50% of staged homes saw a 1-10% increase in dollar-value...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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  If you are debating whether or not to list your house for sale this year, here is the #1 reason not to wait! Buyer Demand Continues to Outpace the Supply of Homes for Sale The National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) Chief Economist Lawrence Yun recently commented on the current lack of inventor...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Rising home prices have many concerned that the average family will no longer be able to afford the most precious piece of the American Dream – their own home. However, it is not just the price of a home that determines its affordability. The monthly cost of a home is determined by the price and...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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When homeowners decide to sell their houses, they obviously want to get the best possible price for their home with the least amount of hassles along the way. However, for the vast majority of sellers, the most important result is actually getting their homes sold. In order to accomplish all thr...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Some Highlights: “The majority of millennials said they consider owning a home more sensible than renting for both financial and lifestyle reasons — including control of living space, flexibility in future decisions, privacy and security, and living in a nice home.” The top reason millennials ch...

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