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Home Value Appreciation Stops Falling Begins To Stabilize

Home Value Appreciation Stops Falling, Begins to StabilizeThe percentage of home price appreciation on a year-over-year basis has decreased each month for over a year. The question was how far

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Thinking Of Selling Your House This Is The Perfect Time

Thinking of Selling Your House? This is a Perfect Time!It is common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the spring buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off 

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Do You Know How Much Your Home Has Increased In Value

Do You Know How Much Your Home Has Increased in Value?Last year we saw headlines about a possible housing market bubble, and many wondered if Americans still felt confident about the value of their

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3 Things You Need In A Shifting Real Estate Market

3 Things You Need in a Shifting Real Estate MarketWhether you are thinking of selling your house or buying a home, today’s real estate headlines can be confusing – perhaps even concerning. What

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Do You Prefer The Charm Of An Existing Home

Do You Prefer the Charm of an Existing Home?When homebuyers begin their research, they want to see all their available options! In many cases, they will include both new construction and existing

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Homes Are A Bargain Compared To Historic Norms

Last Chance! Homes are a Bargain Compared to Historic NormsA loaf of bread used to be a nickel. A movie ticket was a dime.  Not anymore. Houses were also much less expensive than they are now.

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Selling You Home Make Sure The Price Is Right

Selling Your Home? Make Sure the Price is Right!If you’ve ever watched “The Price is Right,” you know that the only way to win is to be the one to correctly guess the price of the

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Mortgage Interest Rates Are Still Going Up Should You Wait To Buy

Mortgage Interest Rates are Still Going Up… Should You Wait to Buy?Mortgage interest rates, as reported by Freddie Mac, have increased by close to a quarter of a percent over the

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25 Percent Of Homes With A Mortgage Are Now Equity Rich

25% of Homes with a Mortgage are Now Equity Rich!Rising home prices have been in the news a lot lately and much of the focus has been on whether home prices are accelerating too quickly, as well as

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Home Prices The Difference 5 Years Makes

Home Prices: The Difference 5 Years Makes CoreLogic recently released their Home Price Index Report. One of the key indicators used in the report to determine the health

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Home Prices Have Appreciated Six Point Nine Percent In 2018

Home Prices Have Appreciated 6.9% in 2018Between 1987 and 1999, which is often referred to as the ‘Pre-Bubble Period,’ home prices grew at an average of 3.6% according to the Home Price

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4 Reasons Why Fall Is A Great Time To Buy A Home

4 Reasons Why Fall Is A Great Time to Buy A Home!Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting.1. Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic’s latest Home

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What Does The Future Hold For Home Prices

What Does the Future Hold for Home Prices?Home prices are at the top of everyone’s minds. Can they maintain their current pace of appreciation? Will rising mortgage rates negatively impact home

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Why Are Existing Home Sales Down

Why are Existing Home Sales Down?The latest Existing Home Sales Report issued by the National Association of Realtors(NAR) revealed that home sales have decreased for four consecutive

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Top 3 Myths About Todays Real Estate Market

Top 3 Myths About Today’s Real Estate MarketThere are many conflicting headlines when it comes to describing today’s real estate market. Some are making comparisons to the market we experienced

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Rent Or Buy Either Way Youre Paying A Mortgage

Rent or Buy: Either Way You’re Paying A Mortgage!There are some people who have not purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize,

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What Does The Recent Rash Of Price Reductions Mean To The Real Estate Market

What Does the Recent Rash of Price Reductions Mean to the Real Estate Market?Last week, in a new report from Zillow, it was revealed that there has been a rash of price reductions

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Have You Outgrown Your Starter Home

Have You Outgrown Your Starter Home?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

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Are You Thinking Of Selling Your Home Competition Is Coming

Are You Thinking of Selling Your Home? Competition Is Coming!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

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Owning Your Home Can Help You Retire Sooner

Millionaire to Millennials: Owning Your Home Can Help You Retire Sooner!In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “Buying a home is the escalator to wealth

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Here Are 2 Ways To Get The Best Price For Your Home

Selling Your Home? Here’s 2 Ways to Get the Best Price!Every homeowner wants to make sure that they maximize their financial reward when selling their home, but how do you guarantee that you

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Housing Will Not Fall Victim To Next Economic Storm

Housing Will Not Fall Victim to Next Economic StormSome experts are calling for a slowdown in the economy later this year and most economists have predicted that the next recession could

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Demand For Homes To Buy Continues To Climb

Demand for Homes to Buy Continues to ClimbAcross 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

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4 REAL Reasons Why We Buy A Home

4 REAL Reasons Why We Buy A Home! 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

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First Time Home Buyers Continue To Put Down Less Than 6 Percent

First-Time Home Buyers Continue to Put Down Less Than 6%!According to the Realtors Confidence Index from the National Association of Realtors, 61% of first-time homebuyers purchased

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VA Loans Making A Home For The Brave Possible

VA Loans: Making a Home for the Brave PossibleSince the creation of the Veterans Affairs (VA) Home Loans Program, over 22 million veterans have achieved the American Dream of

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Buying This Summer Be Prepared For Bidding Wars

Buying This Summer? Be Prepared for Bidding WarsSummer is traditionally a busy season for real estate. Buyers come out in force and homeowners list their houses for sale hoping to capitalize on

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You DO NOT Need 20 Percent Down To Buy Your Home NOW

You DO NOT Need 20% Down to Buy Your Home NOW!The Aspiring Home Buyers Profile from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) found that the American public is still

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Homes Are More Affordable In 44 Out Of 50 States

Homes are More Affordable in 44 out of 50 StatesWith both home prices and mortgage rates increasing this year, many are concerned about a family’s ability to purchase a major part of the American

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Top 5 Reasons You Shouldnt Sell For Sale By Owner

Top 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t FSBOIn today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as&

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How A Lack Of Inventory Impacts The Housing Market

How A Lack of Inventory Impacts the Housing MarketThe housing crisis is finally in the rear-view mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are up, home

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Are Lending Standards Too Loose Or Too Tight

Are Lending Standards Too Loose…or Too Tight?With home values appreciating at record rates, some are concerned that we may be heading for another housing bubble like the one we experienced a

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Days On The Market Drops To New Low In April

Days on The Market Drops to New Low in AprilAccording to recently released data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the median number of days that a home spent

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Did Tax Reform Kill The Luxury Market

Did Tax Reform Kill the Luxury Market? NOT SO FAR!The new tax code limits the deduction of state and local property taxes, as well as income or sales taxes, to a total of $10,000. When the tax

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Homeowners And Appraisers See The Most Eye To Eye On Price In 3 Years

Homeowners & Appraisers See the Most Eye-to-Eye on Price in 3 Years In today’s housing market, where supply is very low and demand is very high, home values are increasing rapidly.

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Will Home Prices Fall As Mortgage Rates Rise

Will Home Prices Fall as Mortgage Rates Rise?Mortgage interest rates have increased by more than half of a point since the beginning of the year. They are projected to increase by an additional half

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Millennials Are Skipping Starter Homes For Their Dream Homes

Millennials Are Skipping Starter Homes for Their Dream HomesA new trend has begun to emerge. With home prices skyrocketing in the starter home category, many first-time homebuyers are skipping the

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5 Reasons Why To Sell This Summer

5 Reasons Why to Sell This Summer!Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this summer makes sense.1. Demand Is StrongThe latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National

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Selling Your House On Your Own Could Cost You

Selling Your House on Your Own Could Cost YouIn this extremely hot real estate market, some homeowners might consider selling their homes on their own which is known as a For Sale by Owner;(

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Why Have Interest Rates Jumped To A 7 Year High

Why Have Interest Rates Jumped to a 7-Year High?Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage have climbed from 3.95% in the first week of January up to 4.61% last week, which marks a 7-year high

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Dont Wait To Sell Your House Buyers Are Out Now

Don’t Wait to Sell Your House! Buyers Are Out NowRecently released data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) suggests that now is a great time to sell your home. The

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Renters Under 50 Want To Buy A Home

Renters Under 50 Want to Buy a Home!Every year, the New York Federal Reserve publishes the results of their Survey of Consumer Expectations (SCE). Each survey covers a wide range

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Homeownership A Crucial Part Of The American Dream

Homeownership: “A Man Is Not a Complete Man, Unless He Owns a House”The famous quote by Walt Whitman, “A man is not a whole and complete man, unless he owns a house and the ground it stands,

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What If I Wait Until Next Year To Buy A Home

What If I Wait Until Next Year to Buy a Home?We recently shared that national home prices have increased by 6.7% year-over-year. Over that same time period, interest rates have remained

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This Data Just Came In Saying May Is The Best Month To Sell Your Home

This Just In: Data Says May is the Best Month to Sell Your HomeAccording to a newly released study by ATTOM Data Solutions, selling your home in the month of May will net you an

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Short Of A War Or Stock Market Crash

“Short of a war or stock market crash…”This month, Arch Mortgage Insurance released their spring Housing and Mortgage Market Review. The report explained that an increase

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Thinking Of Selling Your Home You Need A Pro In Your Corner

With home prices on the rise and buyer demand strong, some sellers may be tempted to try and sell their homes on their own (FSBO) without using the services of a real estate professional. Real

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Is Family Mortgage Debt Out Of Control

                   Is Family Mortgage Debt Out of Control?Some homeowners have recently done a “cash out” refinance and have taken a portion of

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The COST Of Your Next Home Will Be LESS Than Your Parents Home Was

     The COST of Your Next Home Will Be LESS Than Your                                   

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NOT Owning Your Home Can Cost You A Lot Of Money

NOT Owning Your Home Can Cost You a Lot of Money!Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has

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99 Percent Of Experts Agree That Home Prices Will Increase

99% of Experts Agree: Home Prices Will IncreaseSome believe that the combined effects of the new tax code and rising mortgage rates will have an adverse impact on residential real estate prices in

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Be Thankful You Dont Have To Pay Your Parents Interest Rate

Be Thankful You Don’t Have to Pay Your Parents’ Interest Rate!Interest rates hovered around 4% for the majority of 2017, which gave many buyers relief from rising home prices and helped with

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Buyer Demand Still Outpacing The Supply Of Homes For Sale

Buyer Demand Still Outpacing the Supply of Homes for SaleThe price of any item is determined by the supply of that item, as well as market demand. The National Association of REALTORS;(

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5 Reasons Why To Sell This Spring

5 Reasons Why to Sell This Spring!Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this spring makes sense.1. Demand Is StrongThe latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National

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7 Factors To Consider When Choosing A Home To Retire In

7 Factors to Consider When Choosing A Home to Retire InAs more and more baby boomers enter retirement age, the question of whether or not to sell their homes and move will become a hot topic. In

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Are Home Values Really Overinflated

Are Home Values Really Overinflated?Last week, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their most recent Existing Home Sales Report. According to the report:

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Is Now A Good Time To Rent

Is Now a Good Time to Rent?People often ask if now is a good time to buy a home, but nobody ever asks when it’s a good time to rent. Regardless, we want to make certain that everyone understands

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Latest NAR Data Shows Now Is A Great Time To Sell

Latest NAR Data Shows Now Is a Great Time to Sell!We all realize that the best time to sell anything is when demand for that item is high, and the supply of that item is limited. Two major reports

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2 Ways To Get The Most Money From The Sale Of Your Home

2 Ways to Get the Most Money from The Sale of Your HomeEvery homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive the

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Calm Down The Real Estate Market Is NOT Falling Apart

Calm Down! The Real Estate Market is NOT Falling ApartThere has been tremendous volatility in certain markets over the last few weeks (for example, the stock and currency markets). When this

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Which Comes First Marriage Or Mortgage

Which Comes First… Marriage or Mortgage?According to the National Association of REALTORS most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, married couples once again dominated the

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Low Inventory Pushes Home Prices Higher

Low Inventory Pushes Home Prices HigherAccording to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, prices appreciated by 6.9% year-over-year from December 2016 to December 2017 on a national

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The Number One Reason To Sell Now Before Spring

The #1 Reason to Sell Now Before SpringThe price of any item (including residential real estate) is determined by ‘supply and demand.’ If many people are looking to buy an item and the supply of

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Homeownership The Reports Of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Homeownership: “The Reports of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated”The famous quote by Mark Twain in the title of this article can be used to describe homeownership in America today. Last,

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From A Millionaire To Millennials Dont Rent A Home Buy One

Millionaire to Millennials: Don’t Rent a Home… Buy!In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “The biggest mistake millennials are making is not buying

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Study Shows Millennials Deserve More Credit

              Study Shows “Millennials Deserve More Credit”When it comes to talking about millennials, there are many stereotypes out there that have

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US Housing Inventory Crunch Continues List Your House Today

U.S. Housing Inventory Crunch Continues… List Your House Today!Every winter, families across the country decide if this will be the year that they sell their current houses and move into

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If Youre Considering Selling ACT NOW

If You’re Considering Selling, ACT NOW!!Definitely an aggressive headline. However, as the final data on the 2017 housing market rolls in, we can definitely say one thing: If you are considering

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Buying A Home Is More Affordable Than Renting In 54 Of US Counties

Buying A Home Is More Affordable Than Renting In 54% Of US CountiesAccording to ATTOM Data Solutions’ 2018 Rental Affordability Report, “buying a median-priced home is more affordable

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What Impact Will The New Tax Code Have On Home Values

What Impact Will the New Tax Code Have on Home Values?Every month, CoreLogic releases its Home Price Insights Report. In that report, they forecast where they believe residential

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61 Percent Of First Time Buyers Put Down Less Than 6 Percent

61% of First-Time Buyers Put Down Less than 6%According to the National Association of Realtors’ latest Realtors Confidence Index, 61% of first-time homebuyers purchased their homes

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Wondering If You Can Buy Your First Home

Wondering If You Can Buy Your First Home? There are many people sitting on the sidelines trying to decide if they should purchase a home or sign a rental lease. Some might wonder if it makes

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93 Percent Believe Homeownership Is Important In Attaining The American Dream

93% Believe Homeownership Is Important in Attaining the American Dream Americans continue to believe that homeownership is important in achieving the American Dream. A recent survey

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FICO Scores On Approved Home Loans Drop Again

FICO® Scores on Approved Home Loans Drop AgainAccording to Ellie Mae’s latest Origination Report, the average FICO® Score on all closed loans dropped to 722 which is its lowest

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Time On The Market Drops To New Low In 2017

            Time on the Market Drops to New Low in 2017According to recently released data from the National Association of

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How Rising Prices Will Help You Build Family Wealth In 2018

Over the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate on average by 3.35% per year and to grow by 24.34% cumulatively, according to Pulsenomics’ most recent Home

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Housing Prices Are NOT Heading For Another Crash

Housing Prices are NOT Heading for Another CrashAs home values continue to increase at levels greater than historic norms, some are concerned that we are heading for another crash like the one we

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Top 5 Benefits Of Hiring A Real Estate Agent

Top 5 Benefits of Hiring a Real Estate AgentThe National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their 2017 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers in which they surveyed

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Rents Are On The Rise Dont Get Caught In The Rental Trap

Rents Are on the Rise: Don’t Get Caught in the Rental Trap!There are many benefits to homeownership. One of the top benefits is protecting yourself from rising rents, by locking in your housing

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Should Boomers Buy Or Rent After Selling

                 Should Boomers Buy or Rent after Selling?In a recent CNBC article, it was reported that many baby boomers are selling their current

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What Is The Cost Of Waiting Until Next Year To Buy

          What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy?We recently shared that over the course of the last 12 months, home prices have appreciated by 7.0%.

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Before You Make An Offer Here Are 4 Tips For Success

     Before You Make an Offer, Here Are 4 Tips for Success!So, you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call a ‘home,’ and you finally found it! The price is right, and

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Why Getting Pre Approved Should Be Your First Step

Why Getting Pre-Approved Should Be Your First StepIn many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the number of homes for sale.

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The Number One Reason To List Your House Today

            The #1 Reason to List Your House Today!Many people believe that selling their house during “the spring buyers’

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Home Prices Up 7 Percent From Last Year

                        Home Prices Up 7% from Last YearAccording to 

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Why Is There So Much Paperwork Required To Get A Mortgage

Why Is There So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage?Why is there so much paperwork mandated by the lenders for a mortgage loan application when buying a home today? It seems that they need to

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5 Reasons To Sell This Winter

                            5 Reasons to Sell This Winter

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2 Charts That Show The Truth About Home Affordability

2 Charts That Show the Truth about Home AffordabilityThere is a lot of discussion about the current state of housing affordability for both first-time and move-up buyers, and much of the narrative

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Bubble Alert Is It Getting Too Easy To Get A Mortgage

Bubble Alert! Is it Getting Too Easy to Get a Mortgage?There is little doubt that it is easier to get a home mortgage today than it was last year. The Mortgage Credit Availability Index 

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Homeowners Your House Must Be Sold TWICE

          Homeowners: Your House Must Be Sold TWICE In today’s housing market, where supply is very low and demand is very high, home values are increasing

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7 Reasons To List Your Home This Holiday Season

7 Reasons to List Your Home This Holiday Season Every year at this time, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to put their homes on the market for the first time, while

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Industry Experts Say NO We Are Not In A Housing Bubble

A Housing Bubble? Industry Experts Say NO! With residential home prices continuing to appreciate at levels above historic norms, some are questioning if we are heading toward another housing

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5 Reasons Home Ownership Makes Cents

               5 Reasons Home Ownership Makes ‘Cents’ The American Dream of homeownership is alive and well. Recent reports show that the

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Low Inventory Causes Home Prices To Maintain Fast Growth

Low Inventory Causes Home Prices to Maintain Fast Growth The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their latest Quarterly Metro Home Price Report last week.

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Why Sell Now Instead Of Later Because The Buyers Are Out Now

Why Sell Now Instead of Later? The Buyers are Out Now Each year, most homeowners wait until the spring to sell their houses because they believe that they can get a better deal during the

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Dont Let Fear Stop You From Applying For A Mortgage

Don't Let Fear Stop You from Applying for a MortgageA considerable number of potential buyers shy away from jumping into the real estate market due to their uncertainty about the buying process. A

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How To Save On A Mortgage Payment Whether Buying Or Selling

How to Save on a Mortgage Payment Whether Buying or Selling Thursday October 26th, 2017  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers,Rent vs. BuyIn

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MiIllennials Flock Towards Low Down Payment Programs

A report released by Down Payment Resource shows that 61% of first-time homebuyers purchased their homes with a down payment of 6% or less. The trend continued among all

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5 Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Professional When Buying Or Selling

Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite an adventurous journey. This is why you need an experienced real estate professional to guide you on the path to your ultimate

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How To Get The Most Money From The Sale Of Your Home

How To Get The Most Money From The Sale Of Your Home 194SHARES 169 2 0 2 21 Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling

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Looking For Your Dream Home Know What You Want Vs What You Need

In this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is really important to know what you’re looking for when you start your home search.If you’ve been thinking about buying a

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4 Reasons To Buy A Home This Fall

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting.1. Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have

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America Needs Your House

The biggest challenge in today’s real estate market is a lack of housing inventory. How big of a challenge is the housing shortage? Here are what four industry economists are saying on the issue

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Homeowners Do You Know Your Homes Value

The latest edition of CoreLogic’s Home Price Index shows that nationally, home prices have appreciated 6.7% over the last year and 0.9% month-over-month. The release of the report

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How Your Homes Value Grows Your Familys Wealth

Over the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate 3.64% per year on average and to grow by 18.4% cumulatively, according to Pulsenomics’ most recent Home

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14904 Homes Sold Yesterday Did Yours

There are some homeowners who are patiently waiting to get the price they hoped for when they originally listed their houses for sale. Something these homeowners might want to take into

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Empty Nesters Is Now The Time To Remodel Or Sell

Your children have finally moved out and you and your spouse now live alone in a four-bedroom colonial (or a similar type of house). You have two choices to make: Remodel your house to fit your

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Number Of Buyers Putting Down Less Than Ten Percent Hits 7 Year High

According to Black Knight Financial Service’s Mortgage Monitor Report, 1.5 million Americans have purchased a home with down payments under than 10% over the last 12 months. This is

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Home Prices And The Next 5 Years

Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey.Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a

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52 Percent Of Approved Loans Have A FICO Score Under 750

The results of countless studies have shown that potential home buyers, and even current homeowners, have an inflated view of what is really required to qualify for a mortgage in today’s market

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For Sale By Owners Dont Save Real Estate Commission

One of the main reasons why For Sale By Owners (FSBOs) don’t use a real estate agent is because they believe they will save the commission an agent charges for getting their house on the

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Now Is The Time To Keep Up With The Joneses

Does your current house fit your needs? Does it seem like everyone else is moving up and moving on to more luxurious surroundings? Are you wondering what it would take to start living your dream?

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58 Percent Of Homeowners See A Drop In Home Values Coming

According to the recently released Modern Homebuyer Survey from ValueInsured, 58 percent of homeowners think there will be a “housing bubble and price correction”

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Sellers Your Home Is An Oasis In An Inventory Desert

First-time homebuyers are flocking to the real estate market by the thousands to find their dream homes in order to make their dreams of homeownership a reality. Unfortunately for many, the

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Homes Are Selling Quickly Nationwide

The National Association of Realtors(NAR) recently released their latest Existing Home Sales Report, which revealed that homes were on the market for an average of 28 days in June.

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Hey Millennial Homeowners It May Be Time To Sell

Contrary to what many believe, Millennials are not the ‘renter’ generation. Millennials purchased a larger percentage (34%) of homes in the U.S. than any other age group in 2017 and the most

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Does Your Home Have Positive Equity

CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that ninety-one thousand residential properties regained equity in Q1 2017. The outlook for 2017 remains positive as well, as an additional

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How Long Do Most Families Stay In Their Home

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) keeps historical data on many aspects of homeownership. One of the data points that has changed dramatically is the median tenure of a

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Thinking About Selling Your Home

Here are 20 Tips For Preparing Your House For.

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Do Your Future Plans Include A Move

What's stopping you from listing now?  Are you an empty-nester? Do you want to retire where you are, or does a vacation destination sound more your style? Are you close to retirement and not

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Be Careful Not To Get Caught In The Rental Trap

There are many benefits to homeownership. One of the top benefits is being able to protect yourself from rising rents by locking in your housing cost for the life of your mortgage.  A recent

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Buyer Demand Vs Supply Of Homes For Sale

Buyer Demand Continues Outpacing The Supply of Homes For Sale.  Click here to read what's going on not only here in WA, but all over the!

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Is Real Estate Still The Best Long Term Investment

American's still believe so!  Click here to read.

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Rising Home Prices And Homeowners

Rising Home Prices Mean Great News For Homeowners!  Click here to discover.

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US Housing Inventory Hits New Low

The US Housing Inventory Has Hit A New Low - Click Here To Discover Why Listing Your Home Today Is A Smart!

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Thinking Of Selling

Thinking Of Selling?  Click Here To Find Out Why You Should ACT!!

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Dream Home Within Reach Even If Youre Single

Did You Know That 24% Of People Were Single When They Bought Their Dream Home?  Click Here To Find Out!

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OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY 1 TO 4

RMLSweb ReportGorgeous private parklike 1.37 acre down quiet country lane! Enjoy the good life with Loads of fruit trees, huge garden area, chicken coop,and seasonal creek. Deeded access for another

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Why Americans Believe Buying A Home Is A Great Financial Decision

Did you know that 84% of American's believe buying a home is a good financial decision?  Click here to read.

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3 Tips To Succeed In Todays Real Estate Market

Click Here For 3 Tips To Succeed In Today's Real Estate

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Best Beaverton Location 4 Bedroom

Come see this Awesome, 4 bedroom home in best location near Nike, Intel, shopping, restaurants and Silicon Forest! Minutes to the 26. Pride of ownership throughout. Updated with New roof, stainless

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Rising Rates Reduce Real Estate Opportunities

Our market has been roaring along with Sellers in control for over a year. Many Buyers have been frustrated by competition, beaten out by more aggressive Buyers, sometimes even rejected by Sellers

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One And A Half More Months Of Low Interest Rate

Press ReleaseRelease Date: September 21, 2016For release at 2:00 p.m. EDTInformation received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in July indicates that the labor market has continued

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Adorable Ranch home in Hockinson School District. 16317 NE 78TH WAY$259,000 Single Family

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Dont Just Dream Of Buying A Home

Tired of renting?  Feel like you could never afford to purchase your own home?  You’re not alone.  But buying a home doesn’t have to be just another dream!  Don’t let

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Whether You Rent Or Buy Youre Paying A Mortgage

There are some people that have not purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent

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How To Get Fixer Upper Financing In Vancouver WA

CLICK HERE FOR A CURRENT LIST OF CLARK COUNTY FIXER UPPER PROPERTIES 

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Should I Wait Until Next Year Or Buy Now

Should I Wait Until Next Year? Or Buy Now? [INFOGRAPHIC] Friday July 15th, 2016  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers SHARE THIS POST:

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Rates And Brexit

Today, we just got this notification from our lender:Yesterday the UK voted to exit the European Union.  Stock markets are down significantly throughout the world.  For example the Dow is

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Good News For Rates

The June 15 press release from the Federal Reserve is good news for rates for the short term; good news that interest rates did not trend up this summer as some economic prognosticators predicted.

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Jun 6 2016 Did You Know

Did you know? That being a Realtor is different than being a Real Estate Agent? REALTORâ is a trade-marked designation for agents who belong to the National Association of REALTORSâ. These

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Make Extra Money From Your Home And Property

Seattle and Portland are two cities which allow backyard cottages up to 800 sq. ft. in size.  The City of Portland has actively encouraged homeowners to build so-called accessory dwelling units

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Granny Flats The Good And The Bad

Thinking of saving money by creating extra income from your home? Here's one way. Build a 'granny flat' on your property. Granny flats are the name commonly given to Accessory Dwelling

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Bubble Ready To Burst Again Its Not Gonna Happen

Here's why:According to the National Association of Realtors, home prices have just now reached the 2006 levels.  The price increases we saw this year were the result of what we were 

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Stop Losing Money

    In the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia, they explained that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage

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What A Bump In Interest Rates Will Mean To You

Relax. You won't need to run out and buy a home today for fear of getting a bump in your interest rate. However, there have been signals sent by the Federal Reserve that they will soon begin gently

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