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Should I Buy Now? Or Wait Until Next Year? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Friday September 28th, 2018 First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Interest Rates, Millennials, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing Should I Buy Now? Or Wait Until Next Year? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market Some Highlights: The cost of waiting to buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices &…
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October 1, 2018 0

Are Home Prices Softening or Are They Falling?

Thursday September 27th, 2018 First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing We are beginning to see reports that more housing inventory is coming to the market and that buyer demand may not be increasing at the same pace it did earlier this year. The result will be many…
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September 28, 2018 0

The Cost of NOT Paying PMI

Wednesday September 26th, 2018 Buying Myths, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer as median incomes, rents, and home prices all vary depending on where you live. There is a common misconception among homebuyers that a 20% down…
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September 27, 2018 0

Where Are Mortgage Interest Rates Headed In 2019?

Tuesday September 25th, 2018 First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers The interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment; the higher the rate, the greater the payment will be. That is why it is important to know where rates are headed…
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September 26, 2018 0

How Much Has Your Home Increased in Value?

Monday September 24th, 2018 First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing Home values have risen dramatically over the last twelve months. In CoreLogic’s most recent Home Price Index Report, they revealed that national home prices have increased by 6.2% year-over-year. CoreLogic broke down appreciation even further into four…
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September 25, 2018 0

4 Reasons to Sell This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]

Friday September 21st, 2018 For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers 4 Reasons to Sell This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market Some Highlights: Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply that is needed for a normal housing market. Buyers are often competing with one another for the listings that are available. Perhaps the time has…
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September 24, 2018 0

Is the Real Estate Market Finally Getting Back to Normal?

Thursday September 20th, 2018 For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates The housing market has been anything but normal for the last eleven years. In a normal real estate market, home prices appreciate 3.7% annually. Below, however, are the price swings since 2007 according to the latest Home Price Expectation Survey: After the bubble burst…
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September 21, 2018 0

25% of Homes with a Mortgage are Now Equity Rich!

Wednesday September 19th, 2018 For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers Rising home prices have been in the news a lot lately and much of the focus has been on whether home prices are accelerating too quickly, as well as how sustainable the growth in prices really is. One of the often-overlooked benefits of rising…
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September 20, 2018 0

Home Prices: The Difference 5 Years Makes

Tuesday September 18th, 2018 First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing CoreLogic recently released their Home Price Index Report. One of the key indicators used in the report to determine the health of the housing market was home price appreciation. CoreLogic focused on appreciation from July 2013 to…
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September 19, 2018 0

If You Are Thinking of Selling You Must Act NOW!

Monday September 17th, 2018 For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers If you thought about selling your house this year, now more than ever may be the time to do it! The inventory of homes for sale is well below historic norms and buyer demand is skyrocketing. We were still in high school when we…
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September 18, 2018 0