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ShutterstockAccording to the ‘2019 Home Buyer Report’ conducted by Nerdwallet, many first-time buyers still believe they need a 20% down payment to buy a home in today’s market:“More than 6 in 10 (62%) Americans believe you must put at least 20% down in order to purchase a home.”When potential ho...
10/07/2019
By Larissa RunkleKatarzynaBialasiewicz/iStock; realtor.comBoho-chic decor has been dominating the design world for years, and this week’s top bedroom trends on Instagram are no exception.As we do every week, we scrolled through hundreds of decor posts on Instagram to uncover the most-liked looks....
10/06/2019
by Mercury Things to Do StaffDownload Our Home Search AppPortland-Vancouver Home Price Check   Charli XCX, Sun Oct 6, 8 pm, Roseland, $30-32, all agesThe first weekend of October is a big’un, with a feast of entertainment options to choose from. Charli XCX is in town, The Hollywood Theatre is doi...
10/04/2019
Some Highlights: Learning the lingo of homebuying is an important part of feeling successful when buying a home. From APR to P&I, you need to know the acronyms that will come up along the way, and what they mean when you hear them. Your local professionals are here to help you feel confident and ...
10/04/2019
ShutterstockThe residential real estate market has been plodding along for most of the year. However, three recent reports show the market may be on the verge of a rebound:1. Existing Home Sales (closed sales) are up, marking two consecutive months of growth.2. Pending Home Sales (contracts signe...
10/03/2019
ShutterstockAs a homeowner, it’s important to keep your home running efficiently, not only to save money, but also to help the environment thrive. October 2nd is Energy Efficiency Day, a perfect time to think about making some key upgrades that will improve the efficiency of your home. If you’re ...
10/02/2019
ShutterstockYou made an offer and it was accepted. Your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. Agents often recommend you make your offer contingent upon a clean home inspection.This contingency allows you to renegotiate the price you offered for the home, ask the sellers to co...
10/01/2019
Shutterstock The price of any item is determined by supply, as well as the market’s demand for the item. The National Association of REALTORS (NAR) surveys “over 50,000 real estate practitioners about their expectations for home sales, prices and market conditions” for their monthly REALTORS Con...
09/30/2019
Aschen/iStock; realtor.comThings may still be pretty toasty across most of the United States, but now that the sun has crossed the celestial equator, autumn’s briskness is sure to enter into full swing soon. So what better time to decorate your outdoor space for chilly nights by a fire, or cozy a...
09/28/2019
Some Highlights: The “cost of waiting to buy” is defined as the additional funds necessary to buy a home if prices and interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie Mac forecasts interest rates will rise to 3.8% by Q4 2020. CoreLogic predicts home prices will appreciate by 5.4% o...
09/27/2019
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