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Preparing to Spring Forward [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: In the majority of the country, this weekend marks the start of Daylight Savings Time as we set our clocks forward an hour on Sunday at 2:00 AM EST. Whether you plan on buying or selling this spring, these tips could help you ‘spring ahead’ of your competition! Spring brings two things: more buyers & more sellers! Get prepared now to stand out in the crowd!

By |2019-03-08T05:00:45-06:00March 8th, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on Preparing to Spring Forward [INFOGRAPHIC]

Home Prices Up 5.73% Across the Country! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest Quarterly Home Price Index report. In the report, home prices are compared both regionally and by state. Based on the latest numbers, if you plan on relocating to another state, waiting to move may end up costing you more!

By |2019-03-01T05:00:22-06:00March 1st, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing|Comments Off on Home Prices Up 5.73% Across the Country! [INFOGRAPHIC]

3 Tips for Making Your Dream of Buying A Home Come True [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Setting up an automatic savings plan that saves a small amount of every check is one of the best ways to save without thinking too much about it. Living within a budget right now will help you save money for down payments while also paying down other debts that might be holding you back. What are you willing to cut back on to make your dreams of homeownership a reality?

By |2019-02-22T05:00:18-06:00February 22nd, 2019|Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics|Comments Off on 3 Tips for Making Your Dream of Buying A Home Come True [INFOGRAPHIC]

Where Did Americans Move in 2018? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Every year United Van Lines conducts their National Movers Study by tracking their customer’s movement state-to-state over the course of the year. Vermont claimed the top spot of states with the highest percentage of inbound residents following a campaign that covered relocation costs for skilled workers who moved to the state. The most common response for why someone relocated to another state was for a new job or company transfer.

By |2019-02-15T05:00:57-06:00February 15th, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on Where Did Americans Move in 2018? [INFOGRAPHIC]

5 Reasons to Love Hiring A Real Estate Pro [INFOGRAPHIC]

Highlights: Hiring a real estate professional to guide you through the process of buying a home or selling your house can be one of the best decisions you make! They are there for you to help with contracts, explaining the process, negotiations, and pricing (both when making an offer or setting the right price for your home). One of the top reasons to hire a real estate professional is their understanding of your local market and how the conditions in your neighborhood will impact your [...]

By |2019-02-08T05:00:21-06:00February 8th, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Love Hiring A Real Estate Pro [INFOGRAPHIC]

5 Reasons Homeowners Throw the Best Super Bowl Parties! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Highlights: Watching the big game at home with your friends & family offers many advantages. There’s more room to entertain a large crowd, and you don’t have to worry about complaints to your landlord if you cheer too loudly! The kitchen is big enough to make as many appetizers as you want, and if some of your guests are only there to watch the commercials, they can do so on a different TV in another room!

By |2019-02-01T05:00:37-06:00February 1st, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Homeowners Throw the Best Super Bowl Parties! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Think You Should For Sale By Owner? Think Again! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: For Sale By Owner (FSBO) is the process of selling real estate without the representation of a real estate broker or real estate agent. According to the National Association of Realtors’ Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, 36% of homeowners who decided to FSBO last year did so to avoid paying a commission or fee. But, homes sold with an agent net 6% more than those sold as a FSBO according to Collateral Analytics! Before you decide to take on the challenges of [...]

By |2019-01-25T05:00:46-06:00January 25th, 2019|For Sellers, FSBOs, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on Think You Should For Sale By Owner? Think Again! [INFOGRAPHIC]

What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: The cost of waiting to buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie Mac predicts interest rates to rise to 5.1% by the end of 2019. CoreLogic predicts home prices to appreciate by 4.8% over the next 12 months. If you are ready and willing to buy your dream home, find out if you are able to!

By |2019-01-18T05:00:47-06:00January 18th, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Interest Rates, Millennials, Pricing|Comments Off on What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Cost Across Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: With interest rates still around 4.5%, now is a great time to look back at where rates have been over the last 40 years. Rates are projected to climb to 5.0% by this time next year according to Freddie Mac. The impact your interest rate makes on your monthly mortgage cost is significant! Lock in a low rate now while you can!

By |2019-01-11T05:00:02-06:00January 11th, 2019|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Interest Rates|Comments Off on The Cost Across Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

Top Renovations to Complete Before You Sell Your House [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: If you are planning on listing your house for sale this year, here are the top four home improvement projects that will net you the most Return on Investment (ROI). Minor bathroom renovations can go a long way toward improving the quality of your everyday life and/or impressing potential buyers. Upgrading your landscaping or curb appeal helps get buyers in the door. These upgrades rank as the 2nd and 4th best renovations for returns on investment.

By |2019-01-04T05:00:42-06:00January 4th, 2019|For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on Top Renovations to Complete Before You Sell Your House [INFOGRAPHIC]