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Home Prices Today are Still a Huge Opportunity for Sellers

Sellers Have an Opportunity with Today’s Home PricesAs mortgage rates started to rise this year, many homeowners began to wonder if the value of their homes would fall. Here’s

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Time to Sell as Home Prices Re-Accelerate

Sellers Have an Opportunity as Home Prices Re-AccelerateAs mortgage rates started to rise this year, many homeowners began to wonder if the value of their homes would fall. Here’s

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Home Price Appreciation is Happening Now and It Is GREAT NEWS for Existing Homeowners

Home Price Appreciation is Happening Now and It Is GREAT NEWS for Existing HomeownersIf you’re planning to sell your home this season, rising prices are incredible news for you. But

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To Move or Not To Move...That Is The Question This Spring

On the Fence of Whether or Not To Move This Spring? Consider This.If you’re thinking of selling your house, it may be because you’ve heard prices are rising, listings are

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Do You Know The BEST Week To List Your House?

The Best Week To List Your House Is Just Around the CornerAre you thinking about selling your house? If so, you may want to make it a priority to start the process soon. According to 

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Have You Considered Buying a Condo - Here Are Several Great Reasons To Consider

There Are Several Great Reasons To Consider Buying a Condo TodayIf you’re a first-time buyer looking to break into the housing market but struggling to find a home to buy, condominiums (or

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Top Dollar is the Bottom Line

Want Top Dollar for Your House? Now’s the Time To List It.When you’re selling any item, you usually want to sell it for the greatest profit possible. That happens when there’s a

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Homeownership - The Many Benefits

The Many Benefits of HomeownershipThe past two years have taught us the true value of homeownership, especially the stability and the feeling of accomplishment it can provide. But homeownership

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SPRING - A Golden Opportunity to Sell

This Spring Presents Sellers with a Golden OpportunityIf you’re thinking of selling your house this year, timing is crucial. After all, you’ll want to balance getting the most

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Closing Costs Can Catch You Off Guard

Don’t Get Caught Off Guard by Closing CostsAs a homebuyer, it’s important to plan and budget for the expenses you’ll encounter when you purchase a home. While most people

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Is This the Year?

Are You Wondering if This Is the Year To Buy a Home?Every year, many renters ask themselves the same question: Should I continue renting, or is it time to buy a home? If you;

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Your Dream Home - Did it Just Come on the Market?

Did Your Dream Home Just Come on the Market?For the first time in a long time, the number of newly listed homes is beginning to rise. In their latest monthly release, realtor.com 

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Why Are Consumers So Optimistic About Today’s Housing Market

Consumers Agree: It’s a Good Time To SellIn today’s sellers’ market, many homeowners are weighing their options and trying to decide if they should sell their house. If you&rsquo

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Seller....Do You Know This About Renovating This Year?

What Every Seller Needs To Know About Renovating This YearIf you’re planning to sell this year, you’re probably thinking about what you’ll need to do to get your house ready to

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More People Are Planning To Do This Soon....You Can Probably Guess...

More People Are Planning To Buy a Home SoonWhile some homeowners may be tempted to hold off until spring to list their houses, you should know – homebuyers aren’t waiting. Demand is

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What Was Voted The Best Investment Eight Years in a Row....

Real Estate Voted the Best Investment Eight Years in a RowIn an annual Gallup poll, Americans chose real estate as the best long-term investment. And it’s not the first time it&rsquo

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Something to Consider During Black History Month

The Path To Homeownership Can Be Steeper for Some AmericansAs we celebrate Black History Month, we honor and recognize the past and present experiences of Black Americans. A significant part of this

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Sell Your House Today? -- Here Is The Number 1 Reason You Should Consider It

The #1 Reason To Sell Your House TodayAlmost every industry is currently struggling with supply chain disruptions. This also applies to the current U.S. housing market, where buyer demand far

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This is How Supply and Demand Could Impact Your Buying and Selling Goals

This is How Supply and Demand Could Impact Your Buying and Selling GoalsIn today’s housing market, there are far more buyers looking for homes than sellers listing their houses. Based on

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4 Graphs Showing Why This Simply Is Not a Housing Bubble

4 Simple Graphs Showing Why This Is Not a Housing BubbleA recent survey revealed that many consumers believe there’s a housing bubble beginning to form. That feeling is,

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It is a Good Time To Sell - Just Ask Consumers

Consumers Agree: It’s a Good Time To SellIn today’s sellers’ market, many homeowners are weighing their options and trying to decide if they should sell their house. If you&rsquo

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Where Are Mortgage Rates Heading - The Top Indicator

The Top Indicator if You Want To Know Where Mortgage Rates Are HeadingMortgage rates have increased significantly since the beginning of the year. Each Thursday, Freddie Mac releases its

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How Does Remote Work Impact Your Home Search

How Remote Work Impacts Your Home Search [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsIf your workplace is delaying its return to office plans or is allowing permanent work from home options, that may open

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Thinking About Climate Change? Find A Home That Meets Your Needs!

Are You a Homeowner Thinking About Climate Change?Americans are more aware than ever of the effects climate change and natural disasters can have on their homes. According to a report from

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Why a Move This Year Could Bring You More Happiness

Why a Move This Year Could Bring You More HappinessOver the past two years, we’ve lived through one of the most stressful periods in recent history. Because of the health crisis, many of us

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Why Rent When You Could Own?

Owning Is More Affordable than Renting in the Majority of the CountryIf you were thinking about buying a home this year, but already pressed pause on your plans due to rising home prices 

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Gen Z Homebuyers Are HERE!

The Next Generation of Homebuyers Is HereMany members of Generation Z (Gen Z) are aging into adulthood and deciding whether to rent or buy a home. If you find yourself in this group, it

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Selling Your House This Winter? - A Checklist!

A Checklist for Selling Your House This Winter [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsIf you’re planning to sell your house this winter, you’ll want it to look its best inside and out

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Update Before Selling?

Should I Update My House Before I Sell It? [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsIf you’re deciding whether you should make updates before you sell your house, lean on your &

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Making Your Best Offer - 5 Tips

5 Tips for Making Your Best OfferIn today’s sellers’ market, standing out as a buyer is critical. Multi-offer scenarios and bidding wars are the norm due to the low supply of houses

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Smaller Homes - Right For You?

Some Buyers Prefer Smaller HomesOver the past year, we’ve had plenty of opportunities to reflect on what we consider most important in our lives. The place we call home is one of the

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Fantastic Financial Benefits of Homeownership

Fantastic Financial Benefits of HomeownershipA Fannie Mae survey recently revealed some of the most highly-rated benefits of homeownership, which continue to be key drivers in today

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What Does the Latest Jobs Report Mean for You and the Housing Market?

What Does the Latest Jobs Report Mean for You & the Housing Market?Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a very encouraging jobs report. The economy gained 916,000

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3 Reality TV Myths BUSTED!!

Ready to buy a home this year? Let's connect to separate reality from reality TV and make sure your experience is smooth and successful.Sources for Data in Videohttps://www.keepingcurrentmatters.com

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Don’t Sell on Your Own Just Because It’s a "Sellers’ Market"

Don’t Sell on Your Own Just Because It’s a "Sellers’ Market"In a sellers’ market, some homeowners might be tempted to try to sell their house on their own

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This is NOTHING Like Last Time - Proof in 6 Simple Graphs

6 Simple Graphs Proving This Is Nothing Like Last TimeLast March, many involved in the residential housing industry feared the market would be crushed under the pressure of a once-in-a-lifetime

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This Spring, Will the Housing Market Bloom?

Will the Housing Market Bloom This Spring?Spring is almost here, and many are wondering what it will bring for the housing market. Even though the pandemic continues on, it’s certain to be

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Be a Competitive Buyer in Today's Housing Market - Quick How-To

How to Be a Competitive Buyer in Today’s Housing Market [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsWith so few houses for sale today, it’s important to be prepared when you’re ready to

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Make a Winning Offer on a Home - Quick How-To

How to Make a Winning Offer on a HomeToday’s homebuyers are faced with a strong sellers’ market, which means there are a lot of active buyers competing for a relatively

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Leverage - How much do Today's House Sellers Have?

How Much Leverage Do Today’s House Sellers Have?The housing market has been scorching hot over the last twelve months. Buyers and their high demand have far outnumbered sellers and a short

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A Projected Increase in Mortgage Rates and What It Means for YOU!

The Reason Mortgage Rates Are Projected to Increase and What It Means for YouWe’re currently experiencing historically low mortgage rates. Over the last fifty years, the average on a 

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We Are NOT in a Housing Bubble - 3 Reasons

3 Reasons We’re Definitely Not in a Housing BubbleHome values appreciated by about ten percent in 2020, and they’re forecast to appreciate by about five percent this year. This has some

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The Luxury Market - Attracting Buyers in 2021

The Luxury Market Is Attracting Buyers in 2021As more people continue to identify their changing needs this year, some are turning to the upscale housing sector for more space or finer features. In

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Six Foundational Benefits of Homeownership Today!

6 Foundational Benefits of Homeownership TodayOver the past year, our homes have become an integral part of our lives more than ever. They’re much more than the houses we live in. They&rsquo

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When Homeowners Leave Their Forbearance Plans...What Happens?

What Happens When Homeowners Leave Their Forbearance Plans?According to the latest report from Black Knight, Inc., a well-respected provider of data and analytics for mortgage

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Appraisal and Home Inspection, What is the Difference?

What’s the Difference between an Appraisal and a Home Inspection?If you’re planning to buy a home, an appraisal is an important step in the process. It’s a

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Moving On...The Reset YOU May need!

Why Moving May Be Just the Boost You NeedAs we look back over the past year, we’ve certainly lived through one of the most stressful periods in recent history. After spending so much more time

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To Sell or Hold...What to do NOW?

Is Right Now the Right Time to Sell?Some HighlightsIf you’re on the fence about selling your house, now is a great time to take advantage of sky-high demand, low supply, and fierce buyer

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Record-Low Housing Inventory...Obstacle or Opportunity?

What Record-Low Housing Inventory Means for YouThe real estate market is expected to do very well in 2021, with mortgage rates that are hovering at historic lows and forecasted by 

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