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Homeownership is a Cornerstone of the American Dream

In the United States, the concept of homeownership as part of the American Dream is very much alive and well.
Posted by Cindy Dunnican on March 15, 2019 in  American Dream  Building Wealth  Buying A Home  Home Ownership  Rent vs. Buy
Homeownership is a Cornerstone of the American Dream “The rumors of my death are greatly exaggerated.” The famous quote attributed to Mark Twain can apply to homeownership in the United States today. During the housing bubble of the last decade, the homeownership rate soared to over sixty-nine percent. After the crash, that percentage continued to fall for the next ten years. That led to speculation that homeownership was no longer seen as a major component of the American Dream. That beli... 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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5 Reasons Why Homeowners Throw Better Super Bowl Parties

Watching the Big Game is more fun when you don't have to worry about your neighbors complaining that you're cheering is too loud
Posted by Cindy Dunnican on February 01, 2019 in  American dream  Home Ownership  owning a home
Highlights: Watching the big game at home with your friends & family offers many advantages. There’s more room to entertain a large crowd, and you don’t have to worry about complaints to your landlord if you cheer too loudly! The kitchen is big enough to make as many appetizers as you want, and if some of your guests are only there to watch the commercials, they can do so on a different TV in another room! ... read more
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The Importance of Homeownership to the American Dream

Posted by Cindy Dunnican on January 24, 2019 in  American dream  Buy a home
For centuries, people in this country have seen homeownership as part of the American Dream. Whether they were born here or immigrated from another country, they wanted to own a piece of America. With so many prominent societal changes over the last few decades, it is fair to ask if people in America still feel the same way about owning a home. The answer was made abundantly clear in two separate reports released earlier this month. In their market trends report, As Housing Trends Shift, So Does Renter, Buyer... read more
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