The Economic Impact of Buying a Home

We’re in a changing real estate market, and life, in general,…
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The Best Advice Does Not Mean Perfect Advice

The angst caused by the corona virus has most people on edge…
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Don’t Let Frightening Headlines Scare You

There’s a lot of anxiety right now regarding the coronavirus…

Is Now a Good Time to Refinance My Home?

With interest rates hitting all-time lows over the past few…
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Why the Stock Market Correction Probably Won’t Impact Home Values

With the housing crash of 2006-2008 still visible in the…
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Economic Slowdown: What the Experts Are Saying

More and more economists are predicting a recession is imminent…
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Are We About to See a New Wave of Foreclosures?

With all of the havoc being caused by COVID-19, many are…
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Three Reasons Why This Is Not a Housing Crisis

In times of uncertainty, one of the best things we can do…
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Two Big Myths in the Homebuying Process

The 2020 Millennial Home Buyer Report shows how this generation…
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5 Simple Graphs Proving This Is NOT Like the Last Time

With all of the volatility in the stock market and uncertainty…
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Yes, You Can Still Afford a Home

The residential real estate market has come roaring out of…
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Confidence Is the Key to Success for Young Homebuyers

Buying your first home can seem overwhelming. Thankfully,…
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Equity Gain Growing in Nearly Every State

Rising home prices have been in the news a lot lately, and…
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New Homes Coming to the Housing Market This Year

The number of building permits issued for single-family homes…
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The Difference an Hour Makes [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Don’t forget to set your clocks…
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Impact of the Coronavirus on the U.S. Housing Market

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused massive global uncertainty,…
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Real Estate Is Soaring, But Not Like 2008

Unlike last year, the residential real estate market kicked…
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How Interest Rates Can Impact Your Monthly Housing Payments

Spring is right around the corner, so flowers are starting…
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How Your Tax Refund Can Move You Toward Homeownership This Year

If you’re looking to buy a home in 2020, have you thought…
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How Much “Housing Wealth” Can You Build in a Decade?

Earlier this month, the National Association of Realtors…
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Thinking of Selling? Now May Be the Time.

The housing market has started off much stronger this year…
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Entry-Level Homeowners Are in the Driver’s Seat

One thing helping homeowners right now is price appreciation,…
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Opportunity in the Luxury Market This Year

Homes priced in the top 25% of a price range for a particular…
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Interest Rates Over Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: With interest rates hovering at near…
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The #1 Misconception in the Homebuying Process

After over a year of moderating home prices, it appears home…
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The Many Benefits of Aging in a Community

There’s comfort in being around people who share common…
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How Trusted Professionals Make Homebuying Easier to Understand

In the spring, many excited buyers get ready to enter the…
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The Overlooked Financial Advantages of Homeownership

There are many clear financial benefits to owning a home:…
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Reasons to Fall in Love with Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: There are many benefits to love…
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How the Housing Market Benefits with Uncertainty in the World

It’s hard to listen to today’s news without hearing about…
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The #1 Reason to List Your House Right Now

The success of the U.S. residential real estate market, like…
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Homeownership Rate on the Rise to a 6-Year High

Regardless of the lack of inventory on the market, the U.S.…
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How Pricing Your Home Right Makes a Big Difference

Even though there’s a big buyer demand for homes in today’s…
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The Top States Americans Moved to Last Year [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Americans are on the move, and the…
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Great News for Renters Who Want to Buy a Home

Rents in the United States have been skyrocketing since 2012.…
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Does “Aging in Place” Make the Most Sense?

A desire among many seniors is to “age in place.” According…
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How to Avoid a Gender Gap When Investing in the Housing Market

When buying a home, we all want to feel like we’re making…
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Three Reasons Why Pre-Approval Is the First Step in the 2020 Homebuying Journey

When the number of buyers in the housing market outnumbers the…
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Strength of the Economy Is Surprising the Experts

We’re currently in the longest economic recovery in U.S.…
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Where Have All the Houses Disappeared To?

If you’re following what’s happening in the current housing…
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Should I Sell My House This Year?

If one of the questions you’re asking yourself today is,…
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First-Time Buyers Are Searching for Existing Homes This Year

In the latest Housing Trends Report, the National Association…
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2020 Homebuying Checklist

Some Highlights: If you’re thinking of buying a…
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How Buyers Can Win By Downsizing in 2020

Home values have been increasing for 93 consecutive months,…
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The 2 Surprising Things Homebuyers Really Want

In a market where current inventory is low, it’s normal…
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Make the Dream of Homeownership a Reality in 2020

In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. led and inspired a powerful…
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Housing Inventory Vanishing: What Is the Impact on You?

The real estate market is expected to do very well this year…
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2020 Luxury Market Forecast

By the end of last year, many homeowners found themselves…
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Buying a Home Early Can Significantly Increase Future Wealth

According to an Urban Institute study, homeowners who purchase…
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National Cut Your Energy Costs Day [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: On January 10th of each year, “National…
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There’s a Long Line of Buyers Waiting for Your House

If you’re following what’s happening in the housing market…
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The New Spring Real Estate Market is Here. Are You Ready?

Which month do you think most people who are considering…
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Big Demand for Small Homes

Movies, tv shows, and celebrities often have us dreaming…
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3 Benefits to Buying Your Dream Home This Year

Outside of a strong economy, low unemployment, and higher…
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Top Renovations for Maximum ROI [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: If you’re planning on selling your…
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The 2020 Real Estate Projections That May Surprise You

This will be an interesting year for residential real estate.…

Here’s to a Wonderful 2020!

We hope 2020 is a great year for you, both personally and…
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Expert Insights on the 2020 Housing Market

When closing out another year, it’s normal to wonder what’s…
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Why You Shouldn’t “For Sale By Owner”

Rising home prices coupled with the current inventory in…
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Year-Over-Year Rental Prices on the Rise

Looking ahead, 2020 is projected to be a strong year for…
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When a House Becomes a Happy Home

We talk a lot about why it makes financial sense to buy a…
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2020 Forecast Shows Continued Home Price Appreciation

Questions continue to rise around where home prices will…
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Where is the Housing Market Headed in 2020? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Interest rates will be lower than…
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5,300 Reasons to Be Happy You’re a Homeowner

Studies have shown that, in many cases, the largest asset…
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The Biggest Issue Facing Housing Next Year

This coming year the housing market will be defined by 3…
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3 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling a Home in 2020

It’s exciting to put a house on the market and to think…
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December 2019: The Buyer Stakes Are High Because Inventory Is Low

The reality of what we’re seeing this month is that homes…
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Get Your House Ready To Sell This Winter

Some Highlights Winter is a great time to list a house,…
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Holiday Gifts Are Not the Only Hot Things Right Now

Black Friday is behind us and holiday gifts are flying off…
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Have You Outgrown Your Home?

It may seem hard to imagine that the home you’re in today…
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A 365 Day Difference in Homeownership

Over the past year, mortgage rates have fallen more than…
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Have You Budgeted for Closing Costs?

Saving for a down payment is a key step in the homebuying…
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Millennials Are on the Move as First-Time Homebuyers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: According to NAR’s latest Profile…
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What is the Best Investment for Americans?

Some are reporting that there is trepidation regarding the…
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Is A Bigger House Within Your Budget?

At this time of year, many families come together to celebrate…
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It’s ‘National Roof Over Your Head’ Day!

Did you know that each year in the United States, we celebrate…
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5 Reasons to Sell This Winter

Below are five compelling reasons to list your house this…
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Happy Thanksgiving From Jerry & Yolanda

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Thank You for Your Support

  JERRY…
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Tips to Sell Your Home Faster

When selling your house, there are a few key things you can…
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The True Cost of Not Owning Your Home

There are great advantages to owning a home, yet many people…
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7 Reasons to List Your House This Holiday Season

Around this time each year, many homeowners decide to wait…
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The Cost Across Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

  Some Highlights: With interest rates around…

How Long Can This Economic Recovery Last?

The economy is currently experiencing the longest recovery…
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Buyers Are Looking Now. Are You Ready to List Your Home?

Inventory on the market today is low, especially among existing…
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Expert Advice: 3 Benefits to Owning a Home

Success is something often worth repeating, and Brent Sutherland,…
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Buyer Demand Growing in Every Region

Buyers are out in full force this fall, increasing the demand…
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Homeownership Rate Remains on the Rise

In the third quarter of 2019, the U.S. homeownership rate…
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75 Years of VA Home Loan Benefits

Today, on Veterans Day, we salute those who have served our…
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VA Home Loans by the Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: The Veterans Administration (VA)…
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Forget the Price of the Home. The Cost is What Matters.

Home buying activity (demand) is up, and the number of available…
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Millennials: Here’s Why the Process is Well Worth It.

Millennials have waited longer than any other generation…
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Planning on Buying a Home? Be Sure You Know Your Options.

When you’re ready to buy, you’ll need to determine if…
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The #1 Reason to List Your House in the Winter

Many sellers believe spring is the best time to put their…
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The Difference an Hour Will Make This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]

Every Hour in the U.S. Housing Market:  614 Homes…
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Taking the Fear Out of the Mortgage Process

A considerable number of potential buyers shy away from the…
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How to Determine If You Can Afford to Buy a Home

The gap between the increase in personal income and residential…
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Thinking of Selling Your Home? The Waiting Is The Hardest Part.

Tom Petty famously penned the words, “the waiting is the…
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4 Reasons to Buy a Home This Fall

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home…
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Buying a home can be SCARY…Until you know the FACTS [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Many potential homebuyers believe they…
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Think Prices Have Skyrocketed? Look at Rents.

Much has been written about how residential real estate values…
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Depending on the Price, You’re Going to Need Advice

To understand today’s complex real estate market, it is…
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5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search

In today’s market, low inventory dominates the conversation…
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Homes Are Selling Quickly [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: The National Association of REALTORS® surveyed…
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3 Reasons This is NOT the 2008 Real Estate Market

Today’s real estate market is nothing like the 2008 market.…
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3 Reasons to Use a Real Estate Pro in a Complex Digital World

If you’re searching for a home online, you’re not alone;…
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Existing-Home Sales Report Indicates Now Is a Great Time to Sell

Based on the current state of the market, trends are shifting…
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You Need More Than a Guide. You Need a Sherpa.

In today’s world, hiring an agent who has a finger on the…
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What FICO® Score Do You Need to Qualify for a Mortgage?

It’s common knowledge that your FICO® score plays an important…
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5 Homebuying Acronyms You Need to Know [INFOGRAPHIC]

  Some Highlights: Learning the lingo of homebuying…
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3 Signs the Housing Market Is on the Rebound

The residential real estate market has been plodding along…
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4 Tips to Improve Your Home and Save on Your Energy Bill

By making a few key upgrades to your home, you’ll save…
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What to Expect from Your Home Inspection

You made an offer and it was accepted. Your next task is…
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Homeowners Are Happy! Renters? Not So Much.

When people talk about homeownership and the American Dream,…
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Are You Ready for the ‘Black Friday’ of Real Estate?

According to a new study from realtor.com, the week of September…
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Should You Fix Your House Up or Sell Now?

If you’re thinking about remodeling your house before you…
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Is Your House “Priced to Sell Immediately”?

In today’s real estate market, more houses are coming to…
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4 Reasons to Sell This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]

  Some Highlights: Buyers are active in the…
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One of the Top Reasons to Own a Home

One of the benefits of homeownership is that it is a “forced…
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What Buyers Need to Know About HOAs

When searching for a home, you may end up selecting a property…
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Home Prices Increase in Every Price Range

Price appreciation can differ depending on your price range.…
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Things to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage

Congratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied…
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The Role Access Plays in Getting Your House Sold

So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a…
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Home Sales Expected to Continue Increasing In 2020

Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and the Mortgage Bankers Association are…
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A+ Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Pro [INFOGRAPHIC]

  Some Highlights: Hiring a real estate professional…
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5 Reasons to Sell This Fall

Below are 5 compelling reasons listing your home for sale…
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Homeownership Will Always Be a Part of the American Dream

On Labor Day we celebrate the hard work that helps us achieve…
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Top Priorities When Moving with Kids

According to the Pew Research Center, around 37% of U.S students…
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What’s the Latest on Interest Rates?

Mortgage rates have fallen by over a full percentage point…
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The Benefits of Growing Equity in Your Home

Over the last couple of years, we’ve heard quite a bit…
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5 Real Estate Reality TV Myths Explained

Have you ever been flipping through the channels, only to…
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American Confidence in Housing at an All-Time High

Fannie Mae just released the July edition of their Home Purchase…
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Rent Vs. Own [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Owning your own home vs. renting…
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Why All the Chicken Littles Should Calm Down

The U.S. Census Bureau recently released their 2019 Q2 Homeownership…
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How Much Do You Know About Down Payments?

Whether you’ve owned a home before, or you’re ready to…
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Is Renting Right for Me?

If you’re currently renting and have dreams of owning your…
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Should I Refinance My Home?

With the recent lower interest rates, many homeowners are…
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Home Price Appreciation Forecast

Questions continue to come up about where home prices will…
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4 Tips to Sell Your Home Faster

Since June of last year, we have seen an increase in the…
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5 Powerful Reasons to Own Instead of Rent

Owning a home has great financial benefits. In a recent…

Happy Independence Day!

Wishing you & yours a safe & Happy 4th of July! JERRY…
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Is Mortgage Debt out of Control?

The housing crisis of the last decade was partially caused…
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Top 5 Reasons You Should NOT FSBO

Rising home prices coupled with a lack of inventory in today’s…
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Know What to Expect at Your Home Inspection

So you made an offer and it was accepted. Now, your next…
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Before You Look for Your Dream Home: Know What You Want vs. What You Need!

In this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere,…
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Having a Professional on Your Side Makes All the Difference!

In today’s fast-paced world where answers are a Google…
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4 Reasons to Sell This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace…
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Why Is So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage?

When buying a home today, why is there so much paperwork…
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5 Reasons to Sell Your House This Summer

Here are 5 compelling reasons listing your home for sale…
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Time for Your Dream Home, Gen X!

During the housing market crash, Gen X homeowners lost more…
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2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

Freddie Mac recently released a report entitled, “Perceptions…
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What is Important to Boomers when Selling their House?

If you are a “baby boomer” (born between 1946 and 1964),…
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The Feeling You Get from Owning Your Home

We often talk about the financial reasons why buying a home…
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How Homeownership Delivers Unsurpassed Family Wealth

There are many financial benefits to homeownership, but probably…
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4 Reasons to Buy A Home This Summer

Here are four reasons to consider buying today instead of…
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The Ultimate Truth about Housing Affordability

There have been many headlines decrying an “affordability…

All Gave Some. Some Gave All.

We remember, today and always. JERRY…
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4 Most Popular Bottom Line Investments in America

Every year, Gallup surveys Americans to determine their choice…
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Are Older Generations Really Not Selling Their Homes?

Many studies suggest one of the main reasons for the inventory…
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Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips!

In today’s real estate market, low inventory dominates…
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4 Tips for Making a Competitive Offer

So, you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call…
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The Benefits of a 20% Down Payment

If you are in the market to buy a home this year, you may…
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Selling Your House: Here’s Why You Need A Pro In Your Corner!

With home prices on the rise and buyer demand still strong,…
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Buyer Demand Surging as Spring Market Begins

Last fall, some predicted that the 2019 residential real…
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Are Low Interest Rates Here to Stay?

Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage have been…
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Why Pet-Friendly Homes Are in High Demand

One of the many benefits of owning your own home is the freedom…
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What to Consider When Choosing Your Home To Retire In

As more and more baby boomers enter retirement age, the question…
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Homebuyers Shouldn’t Worry About 2008 All Over Again

Last week, realtor.com released a survey of active home shoppers…
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5 Reasons To Sell Your House This Spring!

Here are five compelling reasons listing your home for sale…
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10 Steps to Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: If you are thinking of buying a home,…
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How to Put Your Housing Cost to Work for You

There has been a lot written about the benefits of homeownership.…
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Your Tax Refund Is The Key To Homeownership!

According to data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS),…
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5 Reasons Homeownership Makes "Cents"

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Homeownership is a cornerstone of the American Dream. It also…
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What Credit Score Do You Need To Buy A House?

There are many misconceptions about the credit score needed…
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What’s Going On with Bidding Wars?

In a strong seller’s market, like the one we have experienced…
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2 Reports That Say Now Is a Great Time to Sell

Heading into the spring buying market, there are strong trends…
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How to Have a Unique Open House

  According to the National Association of Realtors,…
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La Tasa De Interés No Estado Tan Baja Como En Este Mes!

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Según la encuesta ‘Primary Mortgage Market Survey’ de Freddie…
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Interest Rates Hit New 12 Month Low!

According to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey,…
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What are the Benefits of Becoming a Homeowner?

Every family has a list of important dates. We celebrate birthdays,…
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How Can I Increase My Family’s Net Worth?

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey…
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3 Tips for Making Your Dream of Buying A Home Come True [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Setting up an automatic savings plan that…
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Why A Normal Market is Just What We Need

The housing market has been hot for a while now. Homes have…
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2019 Will Be a Great Year for Buyers AND Sellers

Many homeowners believe that rising interest rates and home…
Homeownership Matters More Than Ever

Why Homeownership Matters Now More Than Ever

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Study after study shows that no matter what generation Americans…
February is Probably The Best Month To LIst Your Home

February Is The Perfect Month To List Your Home For Sale, Here Is Why...

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It is common knowledge that a great number of homes sell…
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4 Proven Reasons Why Investing In Real Estate Can Make You Wealthy

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Recently, David Greene, co-host of the BiggerPockets podcast…
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CoreLogic Forecasts That Properties Will Go Up 4.8% By The End of 2019

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  Recently, the 2018 Houzz & Home Study revealed: “Homeowners…

Evento de Pre-Calificación De Compradores Este Sábado 12 de Enero

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Home Buying Open House This Saturday Jan 12th

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 We are happy to announce our next Home Buying Open House…
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Merry Christmas Everyone ! | ­¡Feliz Navidad a Todos!

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 We wish you and your family the Merriest of Christmas.…

Open House This Saturday >> 827 Sunkist Ave, La Puente

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This cute and cozy home in La Puente will be open to the…

Tengo el Gusto De Anunciar Mi Nueva Alianza Con Francisco "Paco" Hernandez

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Tengo el gusto de anunciar mi nueva alianza con Francisco…

How To Accept Liondesk's Invitation To Team Up And Collaborate Leads

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Liondesk is probably the best CRM in the market nowadays. This…