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Mar18, 2024

4 Tips To Make Your Strongest Offer on a Home

By |March 18, 2024|Categories: Buyers, First Time Home Buyers|Tags: , |Comments Off on 4 Tips To Make Your Strongest Offer on a Home

Are you thinking about buying a home soon? If so, you should know today’s market is competitive in many areas because the number of homes for sale is still low – and that’s leading to multiple-offer scenarios. And moving into the peak homebuying season this spring, this [...]

Mar16, 2024

The Latest Trends in Housing [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |March 16, 2024|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Infographic, Sellers, Topic|Tags: , |Comments Off on The Latest Trends in Housing [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights With the number of new listings going up and average days on market going down, buyers may have more options, but will still want to move fast. For sellers, inventory is still low and houses are selling fast, meaning your house should stand out and may get multiple offers if you price it right. [...]

Mar11, 2024

Finding Your Perfect Home in a Fixer Upper

By |March 11, 2024|Categories: Buyers, First Time Home Buyers|Tags: , |Comments Off on Finding Your Perfect Home in a Fixer Upper

If you’re trying to buy a home and are having a hard time finding one you can afford, it may be time to consider a fixer-upper. That’s a house that needs a little elbow grease or some updates, but has good bones. Fixer-uppers can be a really [...]

Mar08, 2024

The Spring Market Is a Sweet Spot if You’re Looking To Sell [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |March 8, 2024|Categories: Sellers|Tags: , |Comments Off on The Spring Market Is a Sweet Spot if You’re Looking To Sell [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights Wondering if now’s a good time to sell your house? Based on how many homes are on the market, there are two big reasons why this spring is looking so good for sellers. Thanks to an uptick in inventory over last year, you’ve got more options for [...]

Mar04, 2024

What To Know About Credit Scores Before Buying a Home

By |March 4, 2024|Categories: Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Topic|Tags: , |Comments Off on What To Know About Credit Scores Before Buying a Home

If you want to buy a home, you should know your credit score is a critical piece of the puzzle when it comes to qualifying for a mortgage. Lenders review your credit to see if you typically make payments on time, pay back debts, and more. [...]

Feb28, 2024

Why Today’s Housing Supply Is a Sweet Spot for Sellers

By |February 28, 2024|Categories: 55+, Sellers, Topic|Tags: , |Comments Off on Why Today’s Housing Supply Is a Sweet Spot for Sellers

Wondering if it still makes sense to sell your house right now? The short answer is, yes. And if you look at the current number of homes for sale, you’ll see two reasons why. An article from Calculated Risk shows there are 15.6% more homes for sale now compared [...]

Feb23, 2024

How Changing Mortgage Rates Impact You [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |February 23, 2024|Categories: Buyers, First Time Home Buyers|Tags: , |Comments Off on How Changing Mortgage Rates Impact You [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights If you’re looking to buy a home, it’s important to know how mortgage rates impact what you can afford and how much you’ll pay each month. That’s because even a small change in mortgage rates can have a big impact on your purchasing power. The best way to navigate changing mortgage rates [...]

Feb21, 2024

Incorporating your Home Equity into your Retirement Strategy

By |February 21, 2024|Categories: 55+, Podcasts, Sellers|Tags: , |Comments Off on Incorporating your Home Equity into your Retirement Strategy

Are you sitting on a lot of home equity and considering making a move to right size or acquiring another home? This episode is for you Listen in as I interview Mark Richards of  Fairway Independent Mortgage discusses possible ways to use your home equity [...]

Feb19, 2024

It’s Time To Prepare Your House for a Spring Listing

By |February 19, 2024|Categories: 55+, Sellers|Tags: , |Comments Off on It’s Time To Prepare Your House for a Spring Listing

  If you're thinking of selling your house this spring, now is the perfect time to start getting it ready. With the market gearing up for its busiest time of year, it'll be important to make sure your house shines bright among the competition. Here are some valuable tips [...]

Feb16, 2024

Achieve Your Dream of Homeownership with Condos and Townhomes [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |February 16, 2024|Categories: Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Topic|Tags: , |Comments Off on Achieve Your Dream of Homeownership with Condos and Townhomes [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights If you’re trying to buy a home but are having a hard time finding something in your budget, here’s something that can help: consider condos and townhomes. They may better fit your budget, can help you start building equity, and tend to require minimal upkeep and less maintenance. [...]

Feb12, 2024

What’s Really Happening with Mortgage Rates?

By |February 12, 2024|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Sellers|Tags: , |Comments Off on What’s Really Happening with Mortgage Rates?

Are you feeling a bit unsure about what’s really happening with mortgage rates? That might be because you’ve heard someone say they’re coming down. But then you read somewhere else that they’re up again. And that may leave you scratching your head and wondering what’s true. [...]

Feb09, 2024

Winning Plays for Buying a Home in Today’s Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |February 9, 2024|Categories: Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Infographic, Topic|Tags: , |Comments Off on Winning Plays for Buying a Home in Today’s Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights In today's housing market, you can still come out on top if you have the right team and plan. To win when buying a home, you need to build your team, make strategic plays, consider what’s in and out of bounds, and stand out from the crowd. [...]

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