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What’s Next for Home Prices and Mortgage Rates?

  If you’re thinking of making a move this year, there are two housing market factors that are probably on your mind: home prices and mortgage rates. You’re wondering what’s going to happen next. And if it’s worth it to move now, or better to wait it out. The only thing you can really do [...]

By |2024-05-20T09:24:37-04:00May 20th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thinking of Selling? You Want an Agent with These Skills

  Selling your house is a big decision. Your home is one of the biggest investmentsyou’ve probably ever made, and it’s a place where you’ve created countless memories. That combo means there’s going to be a lot of emotions involved. You want someone who understands your perspective, knows what it feels like, and is an [...]

By |2024-05-14T08:52:01-04:00May 14th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s Motivating Your Move?

  Thinking about selling your house? As you make your decision, consider what's pushing you to think about moving. A recent survey from Realtor.com looked into why people want to sell their homes this year. Here are the top two reasons (see graphic below): Let's take a closer look and see if they’re motivating you [...]

Now’s a Great Time To Sell Your House

  Thinking about selling your house? If you are, you might be weighing factors like today’s mortgage rates and your own changing needs to figure out your next move. Here’s something else to consider. According to the latest Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) from Fannie Mae, the percent of respondents who say it’s a good [...]

Foreclosure Numbers Are Nothing Like the 2008 Crash

  If you’ve been keeping up with the news lately, you’ve probably come across some articles saying the number of foreclosures in today’s housing market is going up. And that may leave you feeling a bit worried about what’s ahead, especially if you owned a home during the housing crash in 2008. The reality is, [...]

By |2024-04-24T07:28:18-04:00April 24th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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