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5 Reasons Millennials Choose to Buy [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: “The majority of millennials said they consider owning a home more sensible than renting for both financial and lifestyle reasons — including control of living space, flexibility in future decisions, privacy and security, and living in a nice home.” The top reason millennials choose to buy is to have control over their living…
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January 29, 2018 0

If You’re Considering Selling, ACT NOW!!

Thursday January 25th, 2018 For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers Definitely an aggressive headline. However, as the final data on the 2017 housing market rolls in, we can definitely say one thing: If you are considering selling, IT IS TIME TO LIST YOUR HOME! How did we finish 2017? New-home sales were at their…
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January 25, 2018 0

Gap Between Homeowners & Appraisers Narrows to Lowest Mark in 2 Years

Wednesday January 24th, 2018 For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing In today’s housing market, where supply is very low and demand is very high, home values are increasing rapidly. Many experts are projecting that home values could appreciate by another 4% or more over the next twelve months. One major challenge in such a market is…
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January 24, 2018 0

Why You Need a Professional on Your Team When Buying a Home

Tuesday January 23rd, 2018 First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers Many people wonder whether they should hire a real estate professional to assist them in buying their dream homes or if they should first try to go through the buying process on their own. In today’s market: you need an experienced professional! You…
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January 23, 2018 0

Buying A Home Is More Affordable Than Renting In 54% Of US Counties

Monday January 22nd, 2018 First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Rent vs. Buy According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ 2018 Rental Affordability Report, “buying a median-priced home is more affordable than renting a three-bedroom property in 240 of 447 [or 54% of] U.S. counties analyzed for the report.” For the report, ATTOM Data Solutions compared recently…
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January 22, 2018 0

61% of First-Time Buyers Put Down Less than 6%

According to the National Association of Realtors’ latest Realtors Confidence Index, 61% of first-time homebuyers purchased their homes with down payments below 6% from October 2016 through November 2017. Many potential homebuyers believe that a 20% down payment is necessary to buy a home and have disqualified themselves without even trying. The median down payment for all buyers…
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January 19, 2018 0

What Impact Will the New Tax Code Have on Home Values?

Every month, CoreLogic releases its Home Price Insights Report. In that report, they forecast where they believe residential real estate prices will be in twelve months. Below is a map, broken down by state, reflecting how home values are forecasted to change by the end of 2018 using data from the most recent report. As we can see, CoreLogic projects an increase…
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January 19, 2018 0