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Adapting To The Millennial Mindset

We’re seeing it everywhere: the American workforce is in the midst of an “aging out” epidemic. According to the Department of Labor, last year more than 40 percent of workers aged 55 and above were still in the labor force—the

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REPOST: What the Real Estate Industry Needs to Know about Millennials

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, millennials now number 83.1M – more than one quarter of the nation’s population. As the largest demographic cohort in America, millennials are a powerful buying force and brands are vying for their attention. They

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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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Explaining Your Closing Costs

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REPOST: Housing Recovery to Pick Up Steam in 2016, but Challenges Remain

Steady employment and economic growth, pent-up demand, affordable home prices and attractive mortgage rates will keep the housing market on a gradual upward trend in 2016. However, persistent headwinds related to shortages and availability of lots and labor, along with

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The Fall Housing Market

Autumn is typically known as the time of year when housing activity starts to slow down. Generally, home sales tend to be very robust in spring and summer, then begin to soften somewhat during the autumn and winter months. The

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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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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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