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5 Reasons to Sell Your House This Summer

Here are 5 compelling reasons listing your home for sale this summer makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Index  from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing, and able to purchase… and are in [...]

By |2019-06-17T08:04:58-04:00June 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 4 Renovations for the Greatest Return on Investment!

Some Highlights: If you are planning on listing your house for sale this year, these four home improvement projects will net you the most Return on Investment (ROI). Minor renovations can go a long way toward improving the quality of your everyday life and/or impressing potential buyers. Whether you plan to stay in your house for [...]

By |2019-06-14T15:25:31-04:00June 14th, 2019|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|0 Comments

Time for Your Dream Home, Gen X!

During the housing market crash, Gen X homeowners lost more wealth than other generations. However, things are changing now! A strong economy, increasing home prices, and the recovery of the housing market are helping this generation to regain their lost wealth. According to Pew Research Center, “Their fortunes have rebounded more than those of other [...]

By |2019-06-13T09:40:10-04:00June 13th, 2019|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|0 Comments

3 Things to Know in the Housing Market Today!

A lot is happening in the world, and it’s having a direct impact on the housing market. The reality is this: some of it is positive and some of it may be negative. Some we just don’t know yet. The following three areas of the housing market are critical to understand: interest rates, building materials, [...]

By |2019-06-12T08:18:50-04:00June 12th, 2019|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|0 Comments

2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

Freddie Mac recently released a report entitled, “Perceptions of Down Payment Consumer Research.” Their research revealed that, “For many prospective homebuyers, saving for a down payment is the largest barrier to achieving the goal of homeownership. Part of the challenge for those planning to purchase a home is their perception of how much they will need to save [...]

By |2019-06-10T10:52:33-04:00June 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments