If You Want to Sell, Now Is the Time

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Every seller wants to get the best price for his or her home when it sells. We learned in high school that the best price for any item will be determined by the demand for that item relative to the supply of that item. The inventory (the supply) is what helps to determine the price. […]

Hot Report – Mortgages Now Easier to Obtain

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There has been a lot of discussion about how difficult it is to get a home mortgage in this market. There is no doubt that the process is not as easy as it was eight to ten years ago and that’s probably good for our economy. (Some people actually say that getting a root canal […]

3 Spicy Hot Home Selling Tips

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In today’s market, where demand is outpacing supply, pricing a house is one of the biggest challenges real estate professionals face. Sellers often want to price their home higher than recommended, and many agents go along with the idea to keep their clients happy. However, the best agents realize that telling the homeowner the truth […]

5 Demands to Make on your Real Estate Agent

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Are you thinking of selling your house this spring? Are you dreading having to deal with strangers entering your personal space? Are you concerned about getting the paperwork completed correctly? Hiring a professional real estate agent can take away most of the challenges of selling. A great agent is always worth more than the commissions […]

4 Reasons You Should Be Buying a Home Now

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Is it a good time to buy? Will rates go up? Will rates go down? Will prices increase or decrease? Without a crystal ball, it is hard to say what will happen. But according to research, there are four pretty good reasons you should be buying a home right now: Prices Will Continue to Rise. […]

Housing Bubble – Is it Real?

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Are We in a Housing Bubble? After the housing market bust (the Recession) that we experienced across the country in 2008, many experts have been quick to warn that a new bubble may be forming in some areas. The best way to really examine how far we’ve come and how far we still need to […]

Newsflash! Housing Market Springs Forward

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Just like our clocks this weekend in the majority of the country, the housing market will soon “spring forward”! Similar to tension in water hose, the lack of inventory available for sale in the market right now is holding back the market. Many potential sellers believe that waiting until Spring is in their best interest, […]

Mortgage Rates Increase – Buy Now or Wait?

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You may already know that the interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment. The higher the interest rate… the greater the payment will be. That is why it is important to look at where rates are headed when deciding to buy now or wait until next […]

Can You Guess How Many Homes Sold Yesterday?

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The answer is 13,808. There are some homeowners who have been waiting for months to get a price they hoped for when they originally listed their house for sale. The only thing they might want to consider is… If it hasn’t sold yet, maybe it’s not priced properly. After all, 13,808 houses sold yesterday, 13,808 […]