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What To Look For During Your Final Walk-Through

So you’ve made an offer on a home, it was accepted, and you’re ready to back the moving truck into the driveway. Not so fast!  One of the last things you need to do before signing the closing paperwork is the

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Things Not To Do In Your Quest To Buy A House

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Repost: The Perks of Buying a Home in the Fall

As we close out a summer marked by rising home prices and limited supply, we’re conditioned to expect the inevitable end-of-season slowdown. But the change of season doesn’t mean activity drops off completely – in fact, fall’s arrival presents opportunities

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Ready Your Home for Fall with These Late Summer Tips

As we march swiftly toward fall in many parts of the country, homeowners should prepare for the eventual chills and precipitation that winter will bring. According to diynetwork.com, the most beneficial – and in most cases – easiest maintenance can

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Fluctuating Stock Marketing and Seasonal Shifts Offer Hope for Home Buyers

Recent stock market volatility and seasonal trends may give buyers better financial options and more time to make purchase decisions entering the fall. August data remains positive with regard to overall housing health as both demand and supply continue to

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Pending Home Sales Dip In June

After five consecutive months of increases, pending home sales slipped in June but remained near May’s level, which was the highest in over nine years, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Modest gains in the Northeast and West were

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Millennials Willing To Sacrifice To Finance Home Purchase

 

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SHARE: Lifestyle Choices, Not Student Debt, Keeping Homeownership At Bay For Millennials

The homeownership rate is falling — from a high of 69 percent in the mid-2000s to less than 64 percent today — and lack of millennial demand is a major factor. Some even see a lower homeownership rate as “the

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What To Expect When You’re Expecting A Listing

Congrats! You’ve spent days, weeks or maybe even months trying and now it’s confirmed — you’re expecting (a listing). There are hundreds of books, blogs and coaches who have given their best advice about what to do when you land

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Top Five Government Policies Everyone Should Know Before Buying Their First Home

Hold onto your home for two years! If you sell after 24 months, you’ll be exempt from capital gains taxes up to $250K for a single person and $500K for a married couple. Your mortgage may not be as steep

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