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ViceIn a recent article by Realtor Magazine, Mark Fleming, Chief Economist of First American Financial Corporation, notes,“The largest group of millennials by birth year will turn 30 in 2020, which puts them entering their prime homebuying years”.The article continues to describe how millennials ...
09/11/2019
ShutterstockSo, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a real estate professional to help you with the entire process and you’ve been asked what level of access you want to provide to potential buyers.There are four elements to a quality listing. At the top of the list is Access, followe...
09/10/2019
ShutterstockFreddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and the Mortgage Bankers Association are all projecting home sales will increase nicely in 2020.Below is a chart depicting the projections of each entity for 2019, as well as for 2020.As we can see, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and the Mortgage Bankers Association...
09/09/2019
Some Highlights: Hiring a real estate professional to help you buy your dream home or sell your current house is one of the most powerful decisions you can make. A real estate professional has the experience to help you confidently navigate through the entire process. Make sure you work with some...
09/06/2019
When buying a home, taxes are one of the expenses that can make a significant difference in your monthly payment. Do you know how much you might pay for property taxes in your state or local area?When applying for a mortgage, you’ll see one of two acronyms in your paperwork – P&I or PITI – depend...
09/05/2019
ShutterstockBelow are 5 compelling reasons listing your home for sale this fall makes sense.1. Demand Is StrongThe latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready...
09/04/2019
Some Highlights: There is plenty of talk in the media about a pending economic slowdown. The good news is, home values actually increased in 3 of the last 5 U.S. recessions, and decreased by less than 2% in the 4th. Many experts predict a potential recession is on the horizon. However, housing wi...
08/30/2019
shutterstockWhen thinking about selling their house, homeowners have many options. A relatively new option is using an “iBuyer.” What is an iBuyer?According to Jovio, the definition is:“A company or investor that uses Automated Valuation Models (AVMs) to make instant offers on homes. It allows se...
08/29/2019
toyiniloriconsulting.comAccording to the Pew Research Center, around 37% of U.S students will be going back to school soon and the rest have already started the new academic year. With school-aged children in your home, buying or selling a house can take on a whole different approach when it come...
08/28/2019
ShutterstockMortgage rates have fallen by over a full percentage point since Q4 of 2018, settling at near-historic lows. This is big news for buyers looking to get more for their money in the current housing market.According to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey,“the 30-year fixed-rate ...
08/27/2019
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