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If you are planning on listing your home for sale, make sure that you don’t overlook the condition of your kitchen. A recent article on realtor.com listed “7 Signs Your Kitchen Is Way Overdue for a Renovation,” in which they warned:“Dated kitchens—just like bathrooms—are a major barrier for resale. … [Read more...] about Thinking of Selling? Don’t Overlook an Outdated Kitchen, Buyers Won’t
According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage interest rate jumped up to 3.94% last week. Interest rates had been hovering around 3.5% since June, and many are wondering why there has been such a significant increase so quickly. Why did rates go … [Read more...] about Why Are Mortgage Interest Rates Increasing?
People across the country are beginning to think about what their life will look like next year. It happens every fall; we ponder whether we should relocate to a different part of the country to find better year-round weather, or perhaps move across the state for better job opportunities. Homeowners … [Read more...] about Winter Is Coming… 5 Reasons to Sell Now!
Some Highlights:The National Association of REALTORS® surveyed their members for the release of their Confidence Index.The REALTORS® Confidence Index is a key indicator of housing market strength based on a monthly survey sent to over 50,000 real estate practitioners. Practitioners are asked about … [Read more...] about Homes Across the Country Are Selling Fast! [INFOGRAPHIC]
Multigenerational homes are coming back in a big way! In the 1950s, about 21%, or 32.2 million Americans shared a roof with their grown children or parents. According to a recent Pew Research Center report, the number of multigenerational homes dropped to as low as 12% in 1980 but has shot back up … [Read more...] about From Empty Nest to Full House… Multigenerational Families Are Back!
When it comes to buying a home, whether it is your first time or your fifth, it is always important to know all the facts. With the large number of mortgage programs available that allow buyers to purchase a home with a down payment below 20%, you can never have Too Much Information (TMI) about … [Read more...] about You Can Never Have TMI about PMI
The housing crisis is finally in the rearview mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are up, home sales are up, and distressed sales (foreclosures & short sales) are at their lowest mark in over 8 years. This has been, and will continue to be, a … [Read more...] about A Lack of Listings Remains ‘Huge’ Challenge in the Market
Every year at this time, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to put their homes on the market for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide to take them off until after the holidays. Here are six great reasons not to wait:Relocation buyers are … [Read more...] about Why Waiting Until After the Holidays to Sell Isn’t a Smart Decision
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