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Don’t Tackle Selling Your Home on Your Own – an Agent Can Help

  If you’re looking to maximize your sale and minimize…
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Remote Work Is Here To Stay. Can Your Home Deliver the Space You Need?

A lot has changed over the past year. For many people, the…
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Is It Time To Move on to a New Home?

If you’ve been in your home for longer than five years,…
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Is the Number of Homes for Sale Finally Growing?

An important metric in today’s residential real estate…
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5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer

In today’s sellers’ market, standing out as a buyer is…
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The Truth About Today’s Buyer Demand

When it comes to the latest news in real estate, there are…
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Why It’s Still Safe To Sell Your Home

If you’re on the fence about whether or not you want to…
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Home Price Appreciation Is Skyrocketing in 2021. What About 2022?

One of the major story lines over the last year is how well…
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Understand Your Options To Avoid Foreclosure

Even though experts agree there’s no chance of a large-scale…
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Reasons You Should Consider Selling This Fall

If you’re trying to decide when to sell your house, there…
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Honoring the American Workforce

Wishing you a happy and safe Labor Day. JERRY…
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Your Agent Is Key When Pricing Your House [INFOGRAPHIC]

  Some Highlights Pricing your house right…
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5 Reasons Today’s Housing Market Is Anything but Normal

There are many headlines out there that claim we’re reverting…
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What You Can Do Right Now To Prepare for Homeownership

As rent prices continue to soar, many renters want to know…
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What Buyers and Sellers Need To Know About the Appraisal Gap

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The Difference in Net Worth Between Homeowners and Renters Is Widening

Becoming financially secure is an important goal for many…
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Some Highlights When it comes to selling your house,…
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Why 2021 Is Still the Year To Sell Your House

If you’re trying to decide whether or not to sell your…
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What To Do with Your Vacation Home as Summer Ends

As summer comes to a close, is it time to think about selling…
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What Do Experts Say About Today’s Mortgage Rates?

Mortgage rates are hovering near record lows, and that’s…
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Some Highlights With a housing market this competitive,…
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Real Estate: It’s Still a Lack of Supply, Not a Lack of Demand

One of the major questions real estate experts are asking…
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A Look at Home Price Appreciation and What It Means for Sellers

When you hear the phrase home price appreciation, what does…
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Some Highlights In today’s sellers’ market, you’re…
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The Best Use of Time (and Money) When It Comes to Renovations

In the current sellers’ market, many homeowners wonder…
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Sellers: Make Today’s Home Price Appreciation Work for You

Home prices continue to rise as we move through the summer,…
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Key Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying a Home

Sometimes it can feel like everyone has advice when it comes…
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Home Sellers: There Is an Extra Way To Welcome Home Our Veterans

Some veterans are finding it difficult to obtain a home in…
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3 Hot Topics in the Housing Market Right Now

If you’re a prospective buyer or seller, it’s important…
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Today’s Real Estate Market Explained Through 4 Key Trends

As we move into the second half of the year, one thing is…
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3 Charts That Show This Isn’t a Housing Bubble

With home prices continuing to deliver double-digit increases,…
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Diving Deep into Today’s Biggest Buyer Concerns

Last week, Fannie Mae released their Home Purchase Sentiment…
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Housing Supply Is Rising. What Does That Mean for You?

An important factor in today’s market is the number of…
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4 Major Incentives To Sell This Summer

While the housing market forecast for the second half of…
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Selling Your House? Make Sure You Price It Right.

There’s no denying we’re in a sellers’ market. With…
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Home Builders Ramp Up Construction Based on Demand

If you’re thinking of buying a home, there really is no…
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Are We in a Housing Bubble? Experts Say No.

The question of whether the real estate market is a bubble…
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What To Expect as Appraisal Gaps Grow

In today’s real estate market, low inventory and high demand…
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Save Time and Effort by Selling with an Agent

Selling a house is a time-consuming process – especially…
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Demand for Vacation Homes Is Still Strong

The pandemic created a tremendous interest in vacation homes…
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Pre-Approval Makes All the Difference When Buying a Home

You may have been told that it’s important to get pre-approved…
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5 Things Homebuyers Need To Know When Making an Offer

When it comes to buying a house, you’re looking for the…
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Housing Wealth: The Missing Piece of the Affordability Equation

The real estate market is soaring today. Residential home…
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Don’t Wait To Sell Your House

We’re in the ultimate sellers’ market right now. If you’re…
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The Right Expert Will Guide You Through This Unprecedented Market

In a normal market, it’s good to have an experienced guide…
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Why This Is Not Like 2008 Again

During the Great Recession, just over a decade ago, the financial…
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Home Price Appreciation Is as Simple as Supply and Demand

Home price appreciation continues to accelerate. Today, prices…
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In Today’s Market, Listing Prices Are Like an Auction’s Reserve Price

For generations, the process of buying and selling a home…
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Why You May Want To Cash in on Your Second Home

When stay-at-home mandates were enforced last year, many…
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Dreaming of a Bigger Home? Why Not Buy It This Year?

Are you clamoring for extra rooms or a more functional floor…
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What’s Motivating People To Move Right Now?

This year, Americans are moving for a variety of reasons.…
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We Remember, Today and Always

We remember and honor those who gave all. JERRY…
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How Misunderstandings about Affordability Could Cost You

There’s a lot of discussion about affordability as home…
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Buying a Home Is Still Affordable

The last year has put emphasis on the importance of one’s…
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3 Things To Prioritize When Selling Your House

Today’s housing market is full of unprecedented opportunities.…
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Should I Move or Refinance?

The level of equity homeowners have is at an all-time high.…
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Sellers Are Ready To Enter the Housing Market

One of the biggest questions in real estate today is, “When…
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Americans See Real Estate as a Better Investment Than Stocks or Gold

Last month, in a post on the Liberty Street Economics blog,…
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Don’t Forget to Budget for Closing Costs

When buying a home, it’s important to have a budget and…
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When It Comes To Selling a House, Your Time Is Money [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights Selling a house is no small task.…
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3 Graphs Showing Why You Should Sell Your House Now

There’s no doubt that 2021 is the year of the seller when…
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Are Interest Rates Expected to Rise Over the Next Year?

So far this year, mortgage rates continue to hover around…
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Americans Find the Nonfinancial Benefits of Homeownership Most Valuable

Homeownership is a foundational part of the American Dream.…
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Is Home Price Appreciation Accelerating Again?

At the beginning of the year, industry forecasts called for…
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Will the Housing Market Maintain Its Momentum?

Last week’s Existing Home Sales Report from the National…
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4 Tips to Maximize the Sale of Your House

Homeowners ready to make a move are definitely in a great…
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Don’t Be Fooled by Remarkable Real Estate Headlines

Don’t be impressed by the headlines reporting year-over-year…
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Planning to Move? You Can Still Secure a Low Mortgage Rate on Your Next Home

This year, mortgage rates have started to slowly climb above…
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How Much Time Do You Need To Save for a Down Payment?

One of the biggest hurdles homebuyers face is saving for…
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Some Buyers Prefer Smaller Homes

Over the past year, we’ve had plenty of opportunities to…
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Homeownership Is Full of Financial Benefits

A Fannie Mae survey recently revealed some of the most highly-rated…
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Don’t Sell on Your Own Just Because It’s a Sellers’ Market

In a sellers’ market, some homeowners might be tempted…
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Some Highlights With so many buyers looking for homes…
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There’s No Reason To Panic Over Today’s Lending Standards

Today, some are afraid the real estate market is starting…
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Is Homeownership Still Considered Part of the American Dream?

Since the birth of our nation, homeownership has always been…
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How a Change in Mortgage Rate Impacts Your Homebuying Budget

Mortgage rates are on the rise this year, but they’re still…
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What It Means To Be in a Sellers’ Market

If you’ve given even a casual thought to selling your house…
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Buyer & Seller Perks in Today’s Housing Market

Right now, the housing market is full of outstanding opportunities…
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Should We Fear the Surge in Cash-Out Refinances?

Freddie Mac recently released their Quarterly Refinance Statistics…
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To Renovate or Not To Renovate Before You Sell

When thinking about selling, homeowners often feel they need…
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What Is the Strongest Tailwind to Today’s Recovering Economy?

Last year started off with a bang. Unemployment was under…
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What Is the #1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership?

There are many financial and non-financial benefits of homeownership,…
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How to Make a Winning Offer on a Home

Today’s homebuyers are faced with a strong sellers’ market,…
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Will the Housing Market Bloom This Spring?

Spring is almost here, and many are wondering what it will…
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Some Highlights With so few homes available to buy…
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How Smart Is It to Buy a Home Today?

Whether you’re buying your first home or selling your current…
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Home Prices: What Happened in 2020? What Will Happen This Year?

The real estate market was on fire during the second half…
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How Much Leverage Do Today’s House Sellers Have?

The housing market has been scorching hot over the last twelve…
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Will Low Mortgage Rates Continue through 2021?

With mortgage interest rates hitting record lows so many…
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3 Ways Home Equity Can Have a Major Impact on Your Life

There have been a lot of headlines reporting on how homeowner…
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3 Ways You’ll Win When You Buy a Home This Year

There are so many great reasons to purchase a home, and over…
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Why It’s Easy to Fall in Love with Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights Homeownership provides comfort, stability,…
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The Luxury Market Is Attracting Buyers in 2021

As more people continue to identify their changing needs…
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Thinking about Building a New Home? Your Agent Is Critical. [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights A real estate professional is an expert…
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Why Owning a Home Is a Powerful Financial Decision

In today’s housing market, there are clear financial benefits…
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Do I Really Need a 20% Down Payment to Buy a Home?

Is the idea of saving for a down payment holding you back…
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Want to Build Wealth? Buy a Home This Year.

Every year, households across the country make the decision…
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Turn to an Expert for the Best Advice, Not Perfect Advice

As we approach the anniversary of the hardships we’ve faced…
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Is Right Now the Right Time to Sell? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights If you’re on the fence about selling…
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What’s the Difference between an Appraisal and a Home Inspection?

If you’re planning to buy a home, an appraisal is an important…
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Some Highlights When you’re thinking about buying…
Wire Fraud Advisory

Wire Fraud is on the rise

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Criminals are targeting Real Estate and Mortgage transactions…
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What Experts Are Saying about the 2021 Job Market

Earlier this month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)…
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Owning a Home Is Still More Affordable Than Renting One

If spending more time at home over the past year is making…
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Should I Wait for Lower Mortgage Interest Rates?

Historically low mortgage rates are a big motivator for homebuyers…
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How to Make the Dream of Homeownership a Reality This Year

In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired a powerful movement…
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Is This the Year to Sell My House?

If one of the questions you’re asking yourself is, “Should…
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The Importance of Home Equity in Building Wealth

Homeownership has always been the first rung on the ladder…
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3 Must-Do’s When Selling Your House This Year

It’s exciting to put a house on the market and to think…
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Why Selling Your House on Your Own in 2021 Is a Mistake

There are many benefits to working with a real estate professional…
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More Generations Are Living Under One Roof This Year

This year challenged us to reprioritize everything – from…
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Why It’s Important to Price Your House Right Today

Even in today’s sellers’ market, setting the right price…
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Turning a House into a Happy Home

We talk a lot about why it makes financial sense to buy…
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Did You Outgrow Your Home in 2020?

It may seem hard to imagine that the home you’re in today…
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The Do’s and Don’ts after Applying for a Mortgage

Once you’ve found the right home and applied for a mortgage,…
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Homeowner Equity Increases an Astonishing $1 Trillion

In a year that was financially devastating for many Americans,…
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3 Reasons to Be Optimistic about Real Estate in 2021

This year will be remembered for many reasons, and optimism…
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5 Steps to Follow When Applying for Forbearance

If you’re currently feeling the stress of affording your…
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Why It Makes Sense to Sell Your House This Holiday Season

If you’re one of the many homeowners thinking about taking…
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An Honest Look at Unemployment Numbers

Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the…
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How Remote Work Can Power Your Vacation Home Sale

This year, the opportunity to work remotely has increased…
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A New Way to Shop for Homes in a Virtual World

In a year when we’re learning to do so much remotely, homebuying…
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5 Tips for Homebuyers Who Want to Make a Competitive Offer

Today’s real estate market has high buyer interest and…
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Your House May Be High on the Buyer Wish List This Holiday Season

Around this time each year, many homeowners decide to wait…
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Is Buying a Home Today a Good Financial Move?

There’s no doubt 2020 has been a challenging year. A global…
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Don’t Let Buyer Competition Keep You from Purchasing a Home

This year’s record-low mortgage rates sparked high demand…
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It Pays to Sell with a Real Estate Agent [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights Today, it’s more important than…
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Will Mortgage Rates Remain Low Next Year?

In 2020, buyers got a big boost in the housing market as…
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Chances of Another Foreclosure Crisis? “About Zero Percent.”

There seems to be some concern that the 2020 economic downturn…
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Why Working from Home May Spark Your Next Move

If you’ve been working from home this year, chances are…
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Winter Will Bring a Flurry of Activity to the Housing Market

In the second half of this year, the housing market surged…
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Homeownership Is a Key to Building Wealth

For years, real estate has been considered the best investment…
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Is it Safe to Sell My House Right Now?

In today’s real estate market, the buzz is all about how…
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Why the 2021 Forecast Doesn’t Call for a Foreclosure Crisis

As the current forbearance mortgage relief options come to…
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Real Estate Is a Driving Force in the Economy

As the economy recovers from this year’s health crisis,…
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Rent vs. Buy: How to Decide What’s Best for You

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, median rent continues…
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4 Reasons Why the Election Won’t Dampen the Housing Market

Tomorrow, Americans will decide our President for the next…
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Three Ways Low Inventory Is a Win for Sellers

The number of houses for sale today is significantly lower…
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Buyer Interest Is Growing among Younger Generations

The demand for homes this year is extraordinary as record-breaking…
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How Down Payment Assistance Opens the Door to Homeownership

Many people are eager to buy a home right now while affordability…
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Two Important Impacts of Home Equity

Equity continues to rise, helping American homeowners secure…
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Selling Your House Is the Right Move, Right Now [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights Demand from homebuyers has skyrocketed…
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Home Values Projected to Keep Rising

As we enter the final months of 2020 and continue to work…
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Why Today’s Options Will Save Homeowners from Foreclosure

Many housing experts originally voiced concern that the mortgage…
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Americans Are Gaining Confidence in the Economy

The September Jobs Report issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics…
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Real Estate Continues to Show Unprecedented Strength This Year

The 2020 housing market has surpassed all expectations and…
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The #1 Reason Not to Wait to List Your House for Sale

Many industries have been devastated by the economic shutdown…
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6 Reasons You’ll Win by Selling with a Real Estate Agent This Fall

There are many benefits to working with a real estate professional…
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Should You Buy a Retirement Home Sooner Rather than Later?

Every day in the U.S., roughly 10,000 people turn 65. Prior…
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A Homeowner’s Net Worth Is 40x Greater Than a Renter’s

One of the best ways to build your family’s financial future…
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Why Pricing Your House Right Is Essential

In today’s real estate market, setting the right price…
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Buyers Are Finding More Space in the Luxury Home Market

A year ago, additional space and extra amenities had a very…
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Why Selling this Fall May Be Your Best Move

If you’re thinking about moving, selling your house this…
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Housing Market on Track to Beat Last Year’s Success

Back in March, as the nation’s economy was shut down because…
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Why Pricing Your Home Right Matters This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights As a seller today, you may think pricing…
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Home Equity Gives Sellers Options in Today’s Market

Homeownership is one of the best ways to invest in your financial…
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The Cost of a Home Is Far More Important than the Price

Housing inventory is at an all-time low. There are 39% fewer…
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Is the Economic Recovery Beating All Projections?

Earlier this year, many economists and market analysts were…
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How Low Inventory May Impact the Housing Market This Fall

Real estate continues to be called the ‘bright spot’…
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The Surging Real Estate Market Continues to Climb

Earlier this year, realtor.com announced the release of the…
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Is Now a Good Time to Move?

How long have you lived in your current home? If it’s been…
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Two New Surveys Indicate Urban to Suburban Lean

There has been much talk around the possibility that Americans…
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Virtual School Is Changing Homebuyer Needs [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights With remote learning sweeping the…
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Homebuyer Traffic Is on the Rise

One of the biggest surprises of 2020 is the resilience of…
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The Latest Unemployment Rate Fell to 8.4%

Last Friday, the Bureau for Labor Statistics released their…
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Have You Ever Seen a Housing Market Like This?

The year 2020 will certainly be one to remember, with new…
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Thank You, Essential Workers

To all essential workers on this Labor Day, thank you. JERRY…
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The 2020 Homebuyer Wish List [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights The word “home” is taking on a…
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Homebuyer Demand Is Far Above Last Year’s Pace

Homebuying has been on the rise over the past few months,…
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How Will the Presidential Election Impact Real Estate?

The year 2020 will be remembered as one of the most challenging…
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Three Ways to Win in a Bidding War

With so few houses for sale today and low mortgage rates…
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Why Is It so Important to Be Pre-Approved in the Homebuying Process?

You may have heard that pre-approval is a great first step…
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Should You Buy an Existing Home or New Construction?

Finding the right home to purchase today is one of the biggest…
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Builders & Realtors Agree: Real Estate Is Back

When shelter-in-place orders brought the economy to a screeching…
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Ask a Pro About Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights According to trending data, searches…
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Just How Strong Is the Housing Recovery?

The residential real estate market has definitely been the…
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Sellers Are Returning to the Housing Market

In today’s housing market, it can be a big challenge for…
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The Beginning of an Economic Recovery

The news these days seems to have a mix of highs and lows.…
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Mortgage Rates & Payments by Decade [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights Sometimes it helps to see the dollars…
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Why Foreclosures Won’t Crush the Housing Market Next Year

With the strength of the current housing market growing every…
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Current Buyer & Seller Perks in the Housing Market

Today’s housing market is making a truly impressive turnaround,…
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The Latest Unemployment Report: Slow and Steady Improvement

Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released…
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Why Homeowners Have Great Selling Power Today

We’re sitting in an optimal moment in time for homeowners…
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Experts Weigh-In on the Remarkable Strength of the Housing Market

America has faced its share of challenges in 2020. A once-in-a-lifetime…
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Will We See a Surge of Homebuyers Moving to the Suburbs?

As remote work continues on for many businesses and Americans…
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Homeownership Rate Continues to Rise in 2020

So far, it’s been quite a ride this year, and our nation…
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A Real Estate Pro Is More Helpful Now than Ever [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights A recent study shared by NAR notes…
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Home Sales Hit a Record-Setting Rebound

With a worldwide health crisis that drove a pause in the…
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Two Reasons We Won’t See a Rush of Foreclosures This Fall

The health crisis we face as a country has led businesses…
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A Remarkable Recovery for the Housing Market

For months now the vast majority of Americans have been asking…
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Does Your Home Have What Buyers Are Looking For?

There’s great opportunity for today’s homeowners to sell…
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Mortgage Rates Hit Record Lows for Three Consecutive Weeks

Over the past several weeks, Freddie Mac has reported the…
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What Are Experts Saying about Home Prices?

Last week, a very well-respected real estate analytics firm…
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Buyers: Are You Ready for a Bidding War?

With businesses reopening throughout the country and some…
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Not All Agents Are Created Equal

In today’s fast-paced world where answers are just a Google…

Best Time to Sell? When Competition Is at an All-Time Low

In a recent survey of home sellers by Qualtrics, 87% of respondents…