August 11, 2021 In News, Reviews/Testimonials

What Is the Strongest Tailwind to Today’s Recovering Economy?

  Last year started off with a bang. Unemployment was under 4%, forecasters were giddy with their projections for the economy, and the residential housing market had the strongest January and February activity in over a…

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August 11, 2021 In News, Reviews/Testimonials

To Renovate or Not To Renovate Before You Sell

When thinking about selling, homeowners often feel they need to get their house ready with some remodeling to make it more appealing to buyers. However, with so many buyers competing for available homes right now, renovations may…

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August 11, 2021 In News, Reviews/Testimonials

Americans See Major Home Equity Gains [INFOGRAPHIC]

  Some Highlights Today’s home price appreciation is driving equity higher throughout the country. If your needs are changing and you’re ready for a new home, your equity may be a great asset to power your next…

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August 11, 2021 In News, Reviews/Testimonials

What Credit Score Do You Need for a Mortgage?

According to data from the most recent Origination Insight Report by Ellie Mae, the average FICO® score on closed loans reached 753 in February. As lending standards have tightened recently, many are concerned over whether or not their credit score is strong…

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August 11, 2021 In News, Reviews/Testimonials

Should We Fear the Surge in Cash-Out Refinances?

  Freddie Mac recently released their Quarterly Refinance Statistics report which covers refinances through 2020. The report explains that the dollar amount of cash-out refinances was greater in 2020 than in recent years. A cash-out refinance, as defined by Investopia, is: “a…

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August 11, 2021 In News, Reviews/Testimonials

Why You Should Think About Listing Prices Like an Auction’s Reserve Price

  For generations, the homebuying process never really changed. The seller would try to estimate the market value of the home and tack on a little extra to give themselves some negotiating room. That figure…

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August 11, 2021 In News, Reviews/Testimonials

Buyer & Seller Perks in Today’s Housing Market

  Right now, the housing market is full of outstanding opportunities for both buyers and sellers. Whether you’re thinking of buying your first home, moving up to a bigger one, or selling so you can downsize this…

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August 11, 2021 In News, Reviews/Testimonials

2021 Real Estate Myth Buster [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Some Highlights There are a lot of misconceptions about buying or selling a home today, making it challenging to know exactly how to navigate the current real estate landscape. Here’s a little clarity…

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August 11, 2021 In News, Reviews/Testimonials

What It Means To Be in a Sellers’ Market

If you’ve given even a casual thought to selling your house in the near future, this is the time to really think seriously about making a move. Here’s why this season is the ultimate sellers’ market and the optimal…

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August 11, 2021 In News, Reviews/Testimonials

How a Change in Mortgage Rate Impacts Your Homebuying Budget

  Mortgage rates are on the rise this year, but they’re still incredibly low compared to the historic average. However, anytime there’s a change in the mortgage rate, it affects what you can afford to borrow when you’re…

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