Real Estate News

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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March 15, 2018

Moving up Is MORE Affordable Now Than Almost Any Other Time in 40 Years

If you are considering selling your current home, to either move up to a larger home or into a home in an area that better suits your current family needs, great news was just revealed.

Last week, Trulia posted a blog "Not Your Fathers Housing Market", which examined home ...

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Feb. 25, 2018

8 THINGS THAT ENHANCE A HOMES VALUE!

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Feb. 13, 2018

Home Design Trends To Watch in 2018

We frequently get questions from clients who are taking on decorating and remodeling projects and want to ensure their dollars are invested wisely.

 Which looks will last for years to come, and which ones will feel dated quickly? What colors and styles are most popular among buyers in our ...

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Jan. 31, 2018

U.S. Housing Inventory Crunch Continues... List Your House Today!

Every winter, families across the country decide if this will be the year that they sell their current houses and move into their dream homes. 

Mortgage rates hovered around 4% for all of 2017 which forced many buyers off the fence and into the market, resulting in incredibly strong ...

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