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Many of the questions currently surrounding the real estate industry focus on home prices and where they are heading. The most recent Home Price Expectation Survey (HPES) helps target these projected answers.Here are the results from the Q2 2019 Survey: Home values will appreciate by 4.1% in 2019...
07/30/2019
 In real estate, timing is a critical ingredient that can shape the sale. Relocation logistics, the timeliness of a lender to process a loan and even the availability of local contractors to fix things required by an inspection can drive, or delay, the closing date. Here are a few things to consi...
07/29/2019
What a splendid dilemma! You’ve received several offers on your property. Which one should you choose? It’s not always the highest one.Here are just some of the areas your agent could ask you to pay particularly close attention to as you’re weighing the options.1. Do the math. This goes beyond si...
07/26/2019
As first-time homeowners, you might get to a point where it’s time to sell your house and move on to your next home. However, you don’t want to sell your home at the wrong time—you might have trouble finding buyers or you might miss out on making the most money back.Therefore, it’s crucial to wat...
07/25/2019
Two things can happen when the mortgage rates go up before you've found a home or locked-in your mortgage.  You'll either pay the current mortgage rate which means a higher payment, or you'll have to increase your down payment to keep the monthly payment at the same level.If the rate were to go u...
07/24/2019
There are few things that homeowners dread more than mold in the house. You’ve likely heard horror stories about people living with mold infestations that made them seriously ill. Is this just hype, or is there a real danger to having mold in your home? More importantly, what can you do if you fi...
07/23/2019
Regular maintenance is an ongoing process for every homeowner. Keeping up with smaller projects is essential if you want to avoid major problems down the road.With a little bit of preventative maintenance, you can ensure that your home remains beautiful and efficient for years to come. Here are s...
07/19/2019
Over 10% of all residential homes are purchased by investors, and that number continues to rise. Who are these investors?Many have speculated that the large institutional conglomerates such as Blackstone, American Homes 4 Rent, and Colony Starwood dominate investor purchases. However, a special r...
07/18/2019
Over the last few years, many sellers have been hesitant to put their houses on the market because they feared not being able to find another home to buy.We’ve reported on inventory shortages in the past, and it’s been a constant concern for potential buyers throughout recent years. New research ...
07/17/2019
With the recent lower interest rates, many homeowners are wondering if they should refinance.To decide if refinancing is the best option for your family, start by asking yourself these questions:Why do you want to refinance? There are many reasons to refinance, but here are three of the most comm...
07/16/2019
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