Buying

Jan. 16, 2019

Listings Are Undergoing Price Drops

The U.S. housing market showed continuing signs of cooling in many of the nation's largest metros in December. According to realtor.com®'s December housing report today, the largest markets saw a 10 percent increase in inventory, compared to a nationwide average of 5 percent, as time on ...

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Jan. 9, 2019

From Saving Up to Settling Down:

In today's increasingly mobile world, it is unlikely that your first home is your forever home. As time passes, there is a natural progression in your housing needs, which means you're likely to move several times during your life.

Here are three key phases of homeownership that many ...

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Jan. 5, 2019

Things House Hunters Should Do Before Setting Foot in a Home

Once you decide to buy a home, the first thing you (understandably) want to do is pop into open houses and fantasize about your new life in your new digs.

It is a crucial part of the process. But jumping straight into the deep end could land you in trouble—both ...

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Jan. 2, 2019

Are you Sabotaging the Sale of Your Home

So you've finally decided to put your home on the market. You've planned your first open house, begun searching for new digs, and even made a mental packing list. Now all you have to do is sit back and wait for the offers to roll in, right?

Well ...

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Jan. 1, 2019

Happy New Year

Did you notice? We have a new website! We’ve streamlined the new site to run with as little overhead as possible resulting in a much faster and more responsive site.

Our website features the best real estate search for homes, condos, land and Lease to Purchase properties. It is the ...

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Posted in Buying, Holidays, Selling
Dec. 28, 2018

Buying, Selling Myths Clients Believe

Home buyers and sellers may have false assumptions about the real 

 estate transaction process, believing in myths that could rob them of a purchase opportunity or keep them from selling for more money.

1. The longer a home has been on the market, the more negotiable the deal is ...

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Dec. 17, 2018

3 Things To Know Before Applying for a Mortgage

Unless you’re sitting on a ton of cold, hard cash, you’re going to need a mortgage to buy a home. Unfortunately, you can’t just show up at a bank with a checkbook and a smile and get approved for a home loan—you need to qualify for a mortgage, which requires ...

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Posted in Buying, Market Updates
Dec. 15, 2018

So long, 2018; hello, 2019!

Making the "Right" Choice: If you are looking to buy there is likely more than one "right" home for you—every property will have its pros and cons. Learning how to be selective is a process. You'll need to visit a variety of homes, compare styles and neighborhoods ...

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Dec. 14, 2018

Bidding Wars Hit 8-Year Low

Buyers Are Still Face Competition, Home buyers may be less likely to face a bidding war than in previous months, but that doesn’t mean they won’t be facing competition from other home shoppers. 

A new report showed that 32 percent of real estate pros say they faced one or ...

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Dec. 13, 2018

December is usually the Slowest for Home Sales

But that might not be the case this year, December is typically the slowest month in the housing market, but it can be a great month for home buyers who have been sidelined to finally make their move.

This month may be busier than previous December’s for that reason, too ...

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