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Real Estate Term of the Day – Zombie Title

A zombie title is defined as a real estate title that remains with a homeowner who thinks that they have lost the property to foreclosure. These are the result of lenders initiating foreclosure proceedings by issuing a notice of foreclosure,

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Trending – Boomerang Buyers

The term “boomerang buyers” refers to the 10 million Americans who were forced into a foreclosure during the housing market crash and Great Recession between 2007 and 2009. Anyone who is forced into a foreclosure must wait 7 years before

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Will Rising Interest Rates Hurt Investment?

With the Fed planning to raise interest rates again, it is only a matter of time before the cyclical trend kicks in and home sales stall, as buyers are nervous about high rates and increasing mortgages. But, the question is,

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Should You Consider a Historic Home?

If you are house hunting in a neighborhood that has historic homes, they can be easy to fall in love with. They have charm and personality that more modern homes do not, and they have a built-in backstory. But, is

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The Perfect Garden for Your Space

Outdoor spaces and greenery are becoming more and more of a selling point for consumers in today’s market, and learning how to make the most of your garden or yard space will raise your home’s trendiness and make your neighbors

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Navigating Your Property Taxes

What is the difference between a home appraisal and a tax assessment? Who decides how much I pay in taxes, and how do they decide it? Where are my property taxes going? These are all common questions that homeowner’s have

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The Perfect Open House

Often, hosting an open house is the first step in gathering interest from buyers in your area. It acts as a first impression, so it is important to put your home’s best foot forward. Making sure to do the prep

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Simple ways to improve the value of your home

One of the biggest misconceptions about the home buying process is not understanding that a house isn’t just the place someone lives, It’s one the biggest investments in life. When a house is purchased, not only should the home owner

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USHUD Reviews Real Estate Professionals and the Rational of Not Calling Referrals

During the USHUD review of the reasons some Real Estate pros struggle it was clear that the list is replete with reasons that after stepping back fell into one very larger category. It was also clear through the review that

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USHUD Reviews Real Estate Pros Avoiding the Phone?

The same review of the same real estate pros suffering through “broke” days more often than enjoying “living large” days have in common the regularity in which a real estate professional either follows up or avoids calling a lead while

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