Buyers

May 20, 2022

Don’t Let Rising Inflation Delay Your Homeownership Plans

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If recent headlines about rising inflation are making you wonder if it’s still a good time to buy, here’s what experts have to say.

Housing is an asset that typically grows in value. Plus, your mortgage helps stabilize your monthly housing costs, and buying protects you from rising ...

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May 19, 2022

Is It Enough To Offer Asking Price in Today’s Housing Market?

If you’re planning to buy a home this season, you’re probably thinking about what you’ll need to do to get your offer accepted. In previous years, it was common for buyers to try and determine how much less than the asking price they could offer to still get the home ...

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May 18, 2022

Will Home Prices Fall This Year? Here’s What Experts Say

Many people are wondering: will home prices fall this year? Whether you’re a potential homebuyer, seller, or both, the answer to this question matters for you. Let’s break down what’s happening with home prices, where experts say they’re headed, and how this impacts your homeownership goals.

 

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May 12, 2022

Things That Could Help You Win a Bidding War on a Home

 

With a limited number of homes for sale today and so many buyers looking to make a purchase before mortgage rates rise further, bidding wars are common. According to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), nationwide, homes are getting an average of 4.8 offers ...

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May 9, 2022

Myths About Today’s Housing Market

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If you’re planning to buy or sell a home today, it’s important to be aware of common misconceptions.

Whether it’s timing your purchase as a buyer based on home prices and mortgage rates or knowing what to upgrade or repair before listing your house as a seller, it ...

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March 25, 2022

What You Need To Know if You’re Thinking About Building a Home

If you’re ready to move up, you may be trying to decide whether you want to buy a home that’s already on the market or build a new one. And since the supply of homes available for sale today is low, you’re willing to consider either avenue. While home builders ...

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March 11, 2022

Can You Lose Your Earnest Money?

Ways you could lose your earnest money and how to protect yourself.

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Can you lose your earnest money when you’re buying a home? In short, yes. The seller has a ...

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March 11, 2022

Preparing to Spring Forward

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In the majority of the country, this weekend marks the start of Daylight Savings Time as we set our clocks forward an hour on Sunday at 2:00 AM EST.

Whether you plan on buying or selling this spring, these tips could help you ‘spring ahead’ of your ...

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Feb. 28, 2022

How To Win as a Buyer in a Sellers’ Market

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Even in today’s sellers’ market, there are still ways for buyers to win big.

Build a team of trusted professionals and make strategic plays as you budget and pick your desired neighborhoods. Then, be ready for the competition by getting a pre-approval letter and leaning on your expert ...

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Feb. 17, 2022

Americans Choose Real Estate as the Best Investment

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According to a Gallup poll, real estate has been rated the best long-term investment for eight years in a row.

Real estate tops the list because you’re not just buying a place to call home – you’re investing in your future. Real estate is typically considered a stable ...

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