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Why A Normal Market is Just What We Need

The housing market has been hot for a while now. Homes have been flying off the shelves as fast as...

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2019 Will Be a Great Year for Buyers AND Sellers

Many homeowners believe that rising interest rates and home prices have...

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Millionaire To Millennials: Don’t Get Stuck Renting A Home… Buy One!

In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that:...

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Where Did Americans Move in 2018? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Every year United Van Lines conducts their National...

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toxic to pets

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First Comes Love… Then Comes Mortgage? Couples Lead the Way

According to the National Association of REALTORS most...

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Valentine’s Day

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Why Homeownership Matters Now More Than Ever

Study after study shows that no matter what generation Americans belong...

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How To List Your Home for the Best Price

If your plan for 2019 includes selling your home, you will want to pay...

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student debt

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Thinking of Selling Your House? This is a Perfect Time!

It is common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the...

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5 Reasons to Love Hiring A Real Estate Pro [INFOGRAPHIC]

Highlights: Hiring a real estate professional to guide you through the...

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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How to Get a Better Perspective on Affordability

Headlines spotlight the fact that buying a home is less affordable...

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Moving Tips

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The KonMari Method: Helping You Prep Your House For Sale

One of the biggest challenges sellers face when listing their house is...

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One More Time… You Do Not Need 20% Down to Buy a Home

The largest obstacle renters face when planning to buy a home is saving...

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Best Benefits of a VA Loan

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Whose Mortgage Do You Want to Pay? Yours or Your Landlord’s?

There are some people who haven’t purchased homes because they are...

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5 Reasons Homeowners Throw the Best Super Bowl Parties! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Highlights: Watching the big game at home with your friends &...

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Abundance

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Do You Know How Much Your Home Has Increased in Value?

Last year we saw headlines about a possible housing market bubble, and...

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Chargers for Electronics

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4 Proven Ways Real Estate Can Build Sizable Family Wealth

Recently, David Greene, co-host of the BiggerPockets podcast and a...

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Is Student Loan Debt A Threat to Homeownership? No!

Over the course of the last thirty years, a shift has happened. An...

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Basic Emergency Supply Kit

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Why It Makes No Sense to Wait for Spring to Sell

The price of any item (including residential real estate) is determined...

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Think You Should For Sale By Owner? Think Again! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: For Sale By Owner (FSBO) is the process of selling...

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Standard Deduction

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3 Things You Need in a Shifting Real Estate Market

Whether you are thinking of selling your house or buying a home,...

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Considering a Home for Retirement

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The Importance of Homeownership to the American Dream

For centuries, people in this country have seen homeownership as part...

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Home Inventory

Generally speaking, when you need an inventory of your personal belongings, it is too late to make...

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Do You Prefer the Charm of an Existing Home?

When homebuyers begin their research, they want to see all their...

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The Difference Having a Professional on Your Side Makes

In today’s fast-paced world, where answers are a Google search away,...

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What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: The cost of waiting to buy is defined as the...

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Inspirational – Success

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Last Chance! Homes are a Bargain Compared to Historic Norms

A loaf of bread used to be a nickel. A movie ticket was a dime.  Not...

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Three Things Buyers Want

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Selling Your Home? Make Sure the Price is Right!

If you’ve ever watched “The Price is Right,” you know that the...

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Standard or Itemized Deductions

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 increased the standard deduction to $24,000 for married...

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Buying a Home Young is the Key to Building Wealth

Homeowners who purchase their homes before the age of 35 are better...

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Buying a House This Year? This Should Be Your 1st Step!

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for...

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The Cost Across Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: With interest rates still around 4.5%, now is a great...

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Next to Paying Cash

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The Best Time to List Your House? TODAY!

You may have heard that the housing market is softening. There is no...

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Bad Advice for Sellers

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Is the Recent Dip in Interest Rates Here to Stay?

Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage climbed consistently...

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Buying A Vacation Property? Now Is A Good Time!

Every year around this time, many homeowners begin the process of...

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Owners Without Agents

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Want to Get the Most Money from The Sale of Your Home? Use These 2 Tips!

Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward...

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VA Jumbo Loan

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Top Renovations to Complete Before You Sell Your House [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: If you are planning on listing your house for sale...

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63% of Sellers

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Belief in Homeownership as an Investment is Far from Dead

Following last year’s real estate market was like riding a...

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Disappearing Tax Deductions

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Excited About Buying A Home This Year? Here’s What to Watch

As we kick off the new year, many families have made resolutions to...

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Year End Tax Newsletter

One of the first steps in a good outcome is knowing a little bit about what you're about to...

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Here’s to a Wonderful 2019!

We hope 2019 is a great year for you, both personally and...

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Happy New Year

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Why You Should Not For Sale By Owner

In today’s market, as home prices rise and a lack of inventory...

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Median distance between homes

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Where is the Housing Market Headed in 2019? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: ­Interest rates are projected to increase steadily...

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24 Hours that Suddenly Improved the Market

This year started strong for real estate, but then the market began to...

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How to Save Thousands of Dollars in Interest on Your Mortgage

One of the most common loans you can get to buy a home is a 30-year...

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Veterans Home Buyers

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Homeownership Remains a Huge Part of the American Dream

As we head into 2019, many news outlets and housing experts warn that...

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Why Houses DO NOT Sell in a Strong Market

As we approach the end of the year, many homeowners find themselves...

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2019 Loan Limits

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5 Reasons to Sell This Winter!

Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this winter makes...

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Steps to Smooth Financing

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4 Reasons to Sell Your House This Winter [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of...

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No Bubble Here! How New Mortgage Standards Are Helping

Real estate is shifting to a more normal market; the days of national...

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Don’t Get Caught in the Rental Trap in 2019

Every year around this time, we take time to reflect and plan for next...

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Another Type of Financing Concession

Price, condition and terms are factors that any owner must consider when marketing their...

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How to Simply Increase Your Family Wealth by Paying for Housing

Everyone should realize that unless you are living somewhere rent-free,...

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Lever Door Handle Replacement

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What If I Wait A Year to Buy a Home?

National home prices have increased by 5.4% since this time last year....

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Freddie Mac Mortgage Rates

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The Tale of Two Markets [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: An emerging trend for some time now has been the...

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2008 vs. Now: Are Owners Using Their Homes as ATMs Again?

Over the last six years, we have experienced strong price appreciation...

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Where Are Interest Rates Headed in 2019?

The interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on...

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Homeowners Aged 65+ Have 48x More Net Worth Than Renters

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of...

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Cost of Waiting to Buy

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4 Reasons to Buy A Home This Winter!

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of...

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Pre-appproval confidence

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Home Prices Up 6.34% Across the Country! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently...

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Bruce Barton quotation

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Further Proof It’s NOT 2008 All Over Again

Home sales numbers are leveling off, the rate of price appreciation has...

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24% of Renters Believe Winter is the Best Time to Buy a Home

In real estate, the spring is often seen as the ideal time to buy or...

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The #1 Reason to Not Wait Until Spring to Sell Your House

Many sellers believe that spring is the best time to place their homes...

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Females Are Making It a Priority to Invest in Real Estate!

Everyone wants a place to call home; a place that gives them a sense of...

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Difference in Deadbolts

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7 Reasons to List Your House For Sale This Holiday Season

Every year at this time there are many homeowners who decide to wait until...

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Bad Advice for Buyers

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The Cost of Renting vs. Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home...

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Oliver Wendell Holmes

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How to Honor a Veteran Today and Everyday

One hundred years ago, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the...

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Home Equity Conversion Mortgages

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VA Home Loans by the Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: The Veterans Administration (VA) Home Loan is a benefit...

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