Our blogs highlight the current trends in the real estate market and bring you the latest real estate news and analysis. We strive to make your home buying or selling journey as informative and stress-free as possible.
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Fannie Mae just released the July edition of their Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI). The HPSI takes information regarding consumers’ confidence in the real estate market from Fannie Mae’s National Housing Survey and condenses it into a single number. Therefore, the HPSI reflects consumers’ current views and forward-looking expectations of housing market conditions.Great News! The index reached its highest level since Fannie Mae began their survey. Breaking it down,...

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Many studies suggest one of the main reasons for the inventory shortage in today’s market of homes for sale is that older generations have chosen to “age in place” over moving.The 2019 Home Buyers & Sellers Generational Trend Report by NAR clarifies this point!NAR’s findings show that Baby Boomers (43%) and the Silent Generation (12%) made up 56% of sellers in 2018! This means the...

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Article I You have the right to know for certain that your real estate broker is committed to representing you, the seller, and your best interests always.Article IIYou have a right to have your agent give you a price range backed up by factual market data; namely, comparable sales, current market conditions, etc.Article IIIYou have a right to know that your agent...

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“A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words"Today’s buyers are internet savvy - they check out prospective homes and shortlist their choices through online browsing. The number of houses available to view online makes home purchasing convenient and preferred to today’s buyers. If a house isn’t attractive online, then it will never get a showing in person!How do you prepare your...

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Homeowners insurance is a package policy. This means that it covers both a) damage to your property and b) your liability or legal responsibility with regard to any injuries and property damage you or members of your family cause to other people. This also includes damage caused by household pets.Under homeowners insurance, damages incurred for a wide variety of calamities...

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People invest for a number of reasons, foremost among them is to secure the future of their families and their loved ones.The concept of Generational Wealth is about securing wealth for future generations – children and children's children. It is to be a gift that keeps on giving.However, building generational wealth takes accurate planning followed by wise and prudent investing.For...

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