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The Hottest Zip Codes for Millennials

Where are Millennials currently living? Where do they want to live? This question is extremely important for realtors to consider, because Millennials are making up a huge part of the market right now. According to the U.S. Census Bureau data,

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Real Estate Term of the Day – Seller-Paid Points

A seller-paid point is an offer made my a seller that includes an asset or cash offer means to rebate part of the purchase price. These are most commonly offered by the seller of a home to the buyer as

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Can a Neighbor’s Foreclosure Hurt Your Home’s Value?

The short answer is, yes. Obviously, when a home gets foreclosed upon, the biggest loss is for the owners of the house. But, studies done in the wake of the housing crisis found that areas where there have been foreclosures

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You Can No Longer Buy a Home in New Zealand as a Foreigner

New Zealand’s parliament passed a law on Wednesday that will make it extremely hard for foreigners to buy residential property in the country. The “Overseas Investment Amendment Bill” will prevent foreigners from buying existing residential properties in the country, but

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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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