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May 22, 2020

Interest Rates Hover Near Historic All-Time Lows [INFOGRAPHIC]

May 22, 2020

Some Highlights Mortgage interest rates have dropped considerably this spring and are hovering at a historically low level. Locking in at a low rate today could save you thousands of dollars over the lifetime of your home loan. Let’s connect to determine the best way to position yourself for a move in today’s market.

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May 20, 2020

6 Reasons Why Selling Your House on Your Own Is a Mistake

May 20, 2020

There are many benefits to working with a real estate professional when selling your house. During challenging times like the one we face today, it becomes even more important to have an expert help guide you through the process. If you’re considering selling on your own, known in the industry as a For Sale By Owner

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May 19, 2020

Housing Market Positioned to Bring Back the Economy

May 19, 2020

All eyes are on the American economy. As it goes, so does the world economy. With states beginning to reopen, the question becomes: which sectors of the economy will drive its recovery? There seems to be a growing consensus that the housing market is positioned to be that driving force, the tailwind that is necessary.

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May 18, 2020

#1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership: Family Wealth

May 18, 2020

While growing up, we were taught by our parents and grandparents that owning a home is a financially savvy move. They explained how a mortgage is like a “forced savings plan.” When you pay rent, that money is lost forever. When you make a mortgage payment, much of that money accumulates as equity in the

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May 15, 2020

2020 Homeowner Wish List [INFOGRAPHIC]

May 15, 2020

Some Highlights In a recent study by realtor.com, homeowners noted some of the main things they would change about their homes to make them more livable. Not surprisingly, more space, an updated kitchen, and a home gym rose to the top of the list. If you’re thinking of selling this year, having these items in

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May 14, 2020

Will the Housing Market Turn Around This Year?

May 14, 2020

Today, many people are asking themselves if they should buy or sell a home in 2020. Some have shifted their plans or put them on hold over the past couple of months, and understandably so. Everyone seems to be wondering if the market is going to change and when the economy will turn around. If

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May 13, 2020

A Surprising Shift to the ‘Burbs May Be on the Rise

May 13, 2020

While many people across the U.S. have traditionally enjoyed the perks of an urban lifestyle, some who live in more populated city limits today are beginning to rethink their current neighborhoods. Being in close proximity to everything from the grocery store to local entertainment is definitely a perk, especially if you can also walk to

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May 12, 2020

Unemployment Report: No Need to Be Terrified

May 12, 2020

Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its latest jobs report. It revealed that the economic shutdown made necessary by COVID-19 caused the unemployment rate to jump to 14.7%. Many anticipate that next month the percentage could be even higher. These numbers represent the extreme hardship so many families are experiencing right now.

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May 11, 2020

Will Home Values Appreciate or Depreciate in 2020?

May 11, 2020

With the housing market staggered to some degree by the health crisis the country is currently facing, some potential purchasers are questioning whether home values will be impacted. The price of any item is determined by supply as well as the market’s demand for that item. Each month the National Association of Realtors (NAR) surveys

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