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Jan. 3, 2020

The 2020 Real Estate Projections That May Surprise You

This will be an interesting year for residential real estate. With a presidential election taking place this fall and talk of a possible recession occurring before the end of the year, predicting what will happen in the 2020 U.S. housing market can be challenging. As a result, taking a ...

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Dec. 13, 2019

Gifts and Gadgets for Every Room in the House

Are you searching for new and innovative gift ideas this holiday season? If so, check out our list of the hottest home technology offerings. We’ve selected a few of our favorites for every room in the house.

 These smart systems and devices add comfort, convenience, and a “cool factor” ...

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Dec. 4, 2019

5 Reasons to Sell This Winter

 

5 Reasons to Sell This Winter | MyKCM

Below are five compelling reasons to list your house this winter.

1. Demand Is Strong

The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing, and able to purchase ...

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Nov. 1, 2019

The Difference An Hour Will Make This Fall

The Difference an Hour Will Make This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

Every Hour in the U.S. Housing Market: 

  • 614 Homes Are Sold
  • 95 Homes Regain Positive Equity
  • Median Home Values Go Up $1.38

 

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July 27, 2018

4 Reasons Why We Are Not Heading Toward Another Housing Bubble

With home prices continuing to appreciate above historic levels, some are concerned that we may be heading for another housing ‘boom & bust.’ It is important to remember, however, that today’s market is quite different than the bubble market of twelve years ago.

Here are four key metrics that ...

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July 13, 2018

How Long Do Most Families Live in a House?

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) keeps historical data on many aspects of homeownership. One of their data points, which has changed dramatically, is the median tenure of a family in a home, meaning how long a family stays in a home prior to moving.

As the graph below shows ...

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May 11, 2018

10 Staging Secrets From The Pros

The Real Estate Staging Association estimates that professionally staged properties spend 73 percent less time on the market, receive more foot traffic, and typically sell for more money.1

Following are 10 tips you can use to get your home “show ready” prior to hitting the market. These easy and cost-effective ideas ...

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April 17, 2018

Floridians Enjoy Lower Tax Burden

Tax Day might not bring warm fuzzy feelings for most, but it will bring slightly more savings for Floridians than residents of other states.

The Sunshine State has the 4th lowest tax burden in the country, according to a recent study released by WalletHub.

Florida is one of 7 states ...

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April 6, 2018

A Seasonal Guide to Maintaining Your Home

HOUSE CARE CALENDAR:
 A Seasonal Guide to Maintaining Your Home

 

 

From summer vacations to winter holidays, it seems each season offers the perfect excuse to put off our to-do list. But be careful, homeowners: neglecting your home’s maintenance could put your personal safety—and one of your largest ...

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March 23, 2018

Freddie Mac: Rising Mortgage Rates DO NOT Lead to Falling Home Prices

Recently, Freddie Mac published an Insight Report titled Nowhere to go but up? How increasing mortgage rates could affect housing. The report focused on the impact the projected rise in mortgage rates might have on the housing market this year.

Many believe that an increase in mortgage rates will ...

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