Month: July 2018

If you have tried to buy or rent a house in the last year – especially in a major city in the US, then you know that there is a shortage of housing that is making competition fierce. This is …

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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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An 18 hour city is defined as a second-tier city with a higher-than-average urban population growth and a lower cost of living and doing business than first-tier cities. In terms of real estate, they are seen as investment alternatives to …

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According to data collected, the rise in home prices between 2017 and 2018 is a whopping 10%. To put that in perspective, home prices have been rising steadily every year for the last 20 years, but only by 3-4% per …

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As our economy moves on from the Great Recession, interest rates are still expected to rise for the remainder of 2018. The Federal Reserve aims to keep raising rates for the rest of the year, so predictions for the summer …

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An Alligator Property is a term used in rentals, wherein the cost of maintaining a rental property are more expensive than the income it brings in. The landlord will end up with a negative cash flow unless they can sell …

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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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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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  Buying a home, especially if it is your first home, can seem daunting financially. Luckily, there are nationwide and area-specific programs in place that make it easier for qualifying buyers to get the loans they need without breaking the …

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