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Single Women Make Up 2nd Largest Home Buying Group

Jun 8, 2016

According to the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) 2015 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, single women made up 18% of all first-time homebuyers last year, second only to married couples who made up 54% of total buyers. Whether they are young, single and no longer want to rent, or newly divorced, the amount of…

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Is Your First Home Within Your Grasp Now?

Jun 7, 2016

There are many people sitting on the sidelines trying to decide if they should purchase a home or sign a rental lease. Some might wonder if it makes sense to purchase a house before they are married and have a family. Others may think they are too young. And still others might think their current…

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5 Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Pro

Jun 6, 2016

Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite an adventurous journey. You need an experienced Real Estate Professional to lead you to your ultimate goal. In this world of instant gratification and internet searches, many sellers think that they can For Sale by Owner or FSBO. The 5 Reasons You NEED…

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June is National Homeownership Month! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Jun 3, 2016

Some Highlights: Paying rent is not a good investment, but owning is a great way to start building family wealth. Not only does homeownership allow you to provide your children with great education, but you can also decide whether or not your child grows up with a pet. Owning a home provides you with tax benefits…

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Wall Street Journal: Housing Recovery Picks Up Steam

Jun 2, 2016

Yesterday, we ran a post quoting major housing experts on the increasing strength of the U.S. housing market. We were pleasantly surprised that, on the same day, the Wall Street Journal decided to run a front page story titled, “Housing Recovery Picks Up Steam” (article available to WSJ subscribers). The first paragraph of the article…

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A Possible Housing Meltdown? These Experts Respectfully Disagree

Jun 1, 2016

We want to let you know that “rumors of a new market meltdown” are not based on any reputable data. As proof, we offer you the comments of the following experts who have a totally different view on the current housing market. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist at NAR: “In spite of deficient supply levels, stock…

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How Does Housing Help Build Family Wealth?

May 31, 2016

As the economy continues to improve, more and more Americans are seeing their personal financial situations also improving. Instead of just getting by, many are now beginning to save and find other ways to build their net worth. One way to dramatically increase their family wealth is through the acquisition of real estate. For example,…

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All Gave Some. Some Gave All.

May 30, 2016

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New & Existing Home Sales Climb [INFOGRAPHIC]

May 27, 2016

Some Highlights: Both New Home Sales and Existing Home Sales are up month-over-month and year-over-year. Inventory remains low which continues to drive home prices up as demand continues to exceed the 4.7-month inventory. The median price of new homes is up 12% from March 2015, while the median price of existing homes is up 6.3% from April…

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Unparalleled Trust Necessary Before Listing Your House

May 26, 2016

You and your family have decided to sell your house. It is now time to choose a real estate professional to help with the process. One of the major attributes this agent must possess is trustworthiness. To what degree do you need to trust them? You must have enough trust in them that you feel…

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Sell NOW Before Competition Hits the Market

May 25, 2016

In their current edition of the Home Price Expectation Survey released last week, Pulsenomics asked this question of the 100+ economists, real estate experts and investment & market strategists they surveyed: “In your opinion, what is the primary driver of recent home value growth in the U.S.?” Here are the top four reasons given by…

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Where Are Home Values Headed Over the Next 5 Years?

May 24, 2016

Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey. Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a nationwide panel of over one hundred economists, real estate experts and investment & market strategists about where they believe prices are headed over the next five years. They…

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