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Millionaire To Millennials: Don’t Get Stuck Renting A Home… Buy One!

If you want to build real financial security, real wealth for your lifetime, then you need to buy a home.
Posted by Cindy Dunnican on February 18, 2019 in  Building Wealth  Buying A Home  Financial Investment  Home Ownership  Rent vs. Buy
Millionaire To Millennials: Don’t Get Stuck Renting A Home… Buy One! In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “The biggest mistake millennials are making is not buying their first home.” He goes on to say that, “If you want to build real financial security, real wealth for your lifetime, then you need to buy a home.” Bach went on to explain: “Homeowners are worth 40 times more than renters. Now, that first home doesn’... read more
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Where Did Americans Move in 2018?

National Movers Study of movement state-to-state in 2018
Posted by Cindy Dunnican on February 15, 2019 in  Buying A Home  Home Buying  Home Selling  Relocation
Where Did Americans Move in 2018? Some Highlights: Every year United Van Lines conducts their National Movers Study by tracking their customer’s movement state-to-state over the course of the year. Vermont claimed the top spot of states with the highest percentage of inbound residents following a campaign that covered relocation costs for skilled workers who moved to the state. The most common response for why someone relocated to another state was for a new job or company transfer. ... read more
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First Comes Love… Then Comes Mortgage? Couples Lead the Way

Let’s get together to determine if your dream home is already within your grasp!
Posted by Cindy Dunnican on February 14, 2019 in  American Dream  Buying A Home  Mortgage  Selling a Home
First Comes Love… Then Comes Mortgage? Couples Lead the Way According to the National Association of REALTORS most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, married couples once again dominated the first-time homebuyer statistics in 2018 at 54% of all buyers. It is no surprise that buying a home is more attainable with two incomes to save for down payments and contribute to monthly housing costs. However, many couples are also deciding to buy a home before spending what would be a do... read more
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Why Homeownership Matters Now More Than Ever

The vast majority believe that homeownership is an important part of their American Dream.
Posted by Cindy Dunnican on February 14, 2019 in  American Dream  Buying A Home  Home Ownership  Rent vs. Buy
Why Homeownership Matters Now More Than Ever Study after study shows that no matter what generation Americans belong to, the vast majority believe that homeownership is an important part of their American Dream. The benefits of homeownership can be broken into two main categories: financial and non-financial (often referred to as emotional or social reasons.) For Americans approaching retirement age, one of the greatest benefits to homeownership is the added net worth they have been able to achieve simply by payi... read more
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How To List Your Home for the Best Price

Where do experts believe home values are headed?
Posted by Cindy Dunnican on February 12, 2019 in  2019 Housing Market  Home Values  Selling a Home  Selling a home in DFW
How To List Your Home for the Best Price If your plan for 2019 includes selling your home, you will want to pay attention to where experts believe home values are headed. According to the latest Home Price Index from CoreLogic, home prices increased by 4.7% over the course of 2018. The map below shows the results of the latest index by state. Real estate is local. Each state appreciates at different levels. The majority of the country saw at least a 2.0% gain in home values, while some residents i... read more
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