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8 Guides That Make You a Better Homeowner

There are many tools and guides available to help you be the best homeowner you can be.
Posted by Josh Arnold on April 25, 2019 in No Category
Homeownership in the U.S. in increasing, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. In fact, the Q2 2018 U.S. homeownership rate was 64.3 percent, up from 64.2 percent in Q1 2018 and 63.7 percent in Q2 2017, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Being a homeowner is exciting and rewarding—not to mention it comes with a lot of perks. No more landlord, no more renting, and no more leases. While owning a home has a long list of benefits, it also comes with great responsibility and hard work. Be... read more
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Can Hiring a Professional Photographer For Listing Photos Help Sell Your Home Faster?

A picture is worth a thousand words. Professional photography can make all the difference to selling your home quickly!
Posted by Josh Arnold on April 25, 2019 in No Category
A picture is worth a thousand words. We’ve all heard the saying before, and it’s definitely true when it comes to real estate. It would be almost impossible to fully describe a house without pictures. There’s just one problem; too often homeowners forget about picture quality. Not all images are created equal. Blurry or poor-quality photos can be detrimental when selling your home. The question is, “Does professional photography help sell homes?” The simple answer is yes. Professional ... read more
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With Inventory Low: Will Your Dream Home Need Some TLC?

Home renovation shows have given buyers hope that they could renovate a home they can afford into their dream home!
Posted by Cindy Dunnican on April 24, 2019 in  Dream Home  Home Renovations  Home Sellers
With Inventory Low: Will Your Dream Home Need Some TLC? According to a new survey from Move.com, the wave of first-time homebuyers hitting the market this summer has resulted in an interesting statistic. Nearly 60% of buyers searching for a home this spring are willing to consider buying a fixer-upper, with 95% believing that the projects needed will increase their new home’s value! Realtor.com’s Chief Economist, Danielle Hale, pointed to low-inventory at the entry-level price rang... read more
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Selling Your House: Here’s Why You Need A Pro In Your Corner!

The percentage of sellers who have hired real estate agents to sell their homes has increased steadily over the last 20 years.
Posted by Cindy Dunnican on April 22, 2019 in  Best Time To Sell  For Sale By Owner  Sell your home  Selling Your Home
Selling Your House: Here’s Why You Need A Pro In Your Corner! With home prices on the rise and buyer demand still strong, some sellers may be tempted to try to sell their homes on their own rather than using the services of a real estate professional. Real estate agents are trained and experienced in negotiation while, in most cases, the seller is not. Sellers must realize that their ability to negotiate will determine whether or not they get the best deal for themselves and their famili... read more
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Are Low Interest Rates Here to Stay?

Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage have been on the decline since November.
Posted by Cindy Dunnican on April 17, 2019 in  Buying A Home  Economic News  Interest Rates  Spring Housing Market
Are Low Interest Rates Here to Stay? Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage have been on the decline since November, now reaching lows last seen in January 2018. According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, rates came in at 4.12% last week! This is great news for anyone who is planning on buying a home this spring! Freddie Mac had this to say, “Mortgage interest rates have been steadily declining since the start of 2019. These lower mortgag... read more
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