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New Home Sales Up 12.7% From Last Year

Wednesday October 10th, 2018 First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, New Construction, Pricing According to the latest New Residential Sales Report from the Census Bureau, new construction sales in August were up 3.5% from July and 12.7% from last year! This marks the second consecutive month with double-digit…
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October 11, 2018 0

What’s Going On With Home Prices?

Tuesday October 9th, 2018 First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insights Report, national home prices in August were up 5.5% from August 2017. This marks the first time since June 2016 that home prices did not appreciate by at least 6.0% year-over-year. CoreLogic’s Chief…
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October 10, 2018 0

The True Cost of NOT Owning Your Home

Monday October 8th, 2018 First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers, Rent vs. Buy Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part of the American Dream for the entirety of America’s existence.…
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October 9, 2018 0

Buying a Home is Cheaper than Renting in 38 States! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Friday October 5th, 2018 Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Rent vs. Buy Buying a Home is Cheaper than Renting in 38 States! [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market Some Highlights: According to a study by GOBankingRates, it is cheaper to buy a home than rent in 38 states across the country. In…
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October 8, 2018 0

Are We About to Enter a Buyers’ Market?

Thursday October 4th, 2018 First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers Home sales are below last year’s levels, home values are appreciating at a slower pace, and there are reports showing purchasing demand softening. This has some thinking we may be entering a buyers’ market after sellers have had…
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October 5, 2018 0

2 Factors to Watch in Today’s Real Estate Market Whether Buying or Selling

Wednesday October 3rd, 2018 First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing When it comes to buying or selling a home there are many factors you should consider. Where you want to live, why you want to buy or sell, and who will help you along your journey are just…
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October 4, 2018 0

Mortgage Interest Rates are Still Going Up… Should You Wait to Buy?

Tuesday October 2nd, 2018 First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers Mortgage interest rates, as reported by Freddie Mac, have increased by close to a quarter of a percent over the last several weeks. Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, the Mortgage Bankers Association, and the National Association of Realtors are all calling for…
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October 3, 2018 0

How Does the Supply of Homes for Sale Impact Buyer Demand?

Monday October 1st, 2018 For Buyers, For Sellers The price of any item is determined by the supply of that item, as well as the market’s demand for it. The National Association of REALTORS (NAR) surveys “over 50,000 real estate practitioners about their expectations for home sales, prices and market conditions” for their monthly REALTORS…
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October 2, 2018 0

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