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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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How to Get a Better Perspective on Affordability

Buying a home is less affordable today than it was at any other time in more than a decade
Posted by Cindy Dunnican on February 07, 2019 in  2019 Housing Market  Buy a home  Financing  Home Buyers  Home Buying  mortgage
How to Get a Better Perspective on Affordability Headlines spotlight the fact that buying a home is less affordable today than it was at any other time in more than a decade. Those headlines are accurate. Understandably, buying a home is more expensive now than immediately following one of the worst housing crashes in American history. Over the past decade, the market was flooded with distressed properties (foreclosures and short sales) selling at 10-50% discounts. There were so many that this lowered the prices ... read more
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New Year New Home?

If buying a house is on your “to do” list this year, now is also the time to begin preparing.
Posted by Natalie Arnold on January 05, 2017 in No Category
It’s officially 2017 so let me start by wishing you a happy new year.  In early January, many of us are planning and setting goals for everything we want to do and achieve in the year to come.  While many people think of spring as the primetime home buying season, the winter months often offer an even greater selection, and the opportunity to settle into the new home before warmer months arrive.  If buying a house is on your “to do” list this year, now is also the time to begin prep... read more
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Hottest Trends in 2015

What are the hottest trends this year in Real Estate?
Posted by Matthew Young on November 18, 2015 in No Category
What’s hot in 2015?  According to Realtor Mag there is not just 1 hot trend for real estate this year, there are 21.  In December of 2015 Barbara Ballinger predicted her top 21 hot trends for the upcoming year.  (Click here to view article) These trends include colors, floor plans, finishout materials, and bringing technology into the home.  Now short of checking with all current homeowners to see what categories their home improvements fall under, it will be difficult to see what the hott... read more
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What is your Dream Home’s view?

Views of our featured listings at Coldwell Banker Apex, Realtors
Posted by Matthew Young on November 10, 2015 in No Category
Homeownership is part of the American dream.  Ask any generation and they will overwhelmingly agree.  The pros outweigh the cons and the American public has spoken.  However, like snowflakes, no two dreams are exactly alike. Some find peace with the waves crashing against the beach.  Others find solace in being nestled in the mountains.  But, not every market has such amenities.  Here is the Dallas/Fort Worth people strive for different views.  All of which are to escape this ... read more
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