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Buying A Home Is More Affordable Than Renting In 54% Of US Counties

March 26th, 2018 by Laura Hewett

Buying A Home Is More Affordable Than Renting In 54% Of US Counties First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Rent vs. Buy Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Print According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ 2018 Rental Affordability Report, “buying a median-priced home is more affordable than renting a three-bedroom property in 240 of 447 [or 54% of] U.S. […]

What Is Holding Home Buyers Back?…2 Major Myths.

March 24th, 2018 by Laura Hewett

2 Major Myths Holding Back Home Buyers Buying Myths, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers Print Urban Institute recently released a report entitled, “Barriers to Accessing Homeownership,” which revealed that “eighty percent of consumers either are unaware of how much lenders require for a down payment or believe all lenders require a […]

Spring is a Great Time to Buy A Home!

March 22nd, 2018 by Laura Hewett

4 Reasons Spring is a Great Time to Buy a Home! First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers, Print Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 6.6% over the last 12 months. The same […]

Reasons to Sell This Spring

March 18th, 2018 by Laura Hewett

4 Reasons to Sell This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC] For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Print Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale which means that buyers are often competing with one another for the few listings that are available! Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply needed to […]

Marriage or Mortgage?

March 16th, 2018 by Laura Hewett

  Which Comes First… Marriage or Mortgage? First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers According to the National Association of REALTORS most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, married couples once again dominated the first-time homebuyer statistics in 2017 at 57% of all buyers. It is no surprise that having two incomes to save for down payments and contribute to […]

Two Tips to Get the Most Money from the Sale of Your Home

March 14th, 2018 by Laura Hewett

2 Ways to Get the Most Money from The Sale of Your Home Featured, For Sellers, FSBOs, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Selling Myths Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive the maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensure that you get […]

Check this out! Home Prices Up 6.64% Across the Country!

September 16th, 2017 by Laura Hewett

Home Prices Up 6.64% Across the Country! [INFOGRAPHIC]  Friday August 25th, 2017  For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing Some Highlights: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest Quarterly Home Price Index report. In the report, home prices are compared both regionally and by state. Based on the latest numbers, if you plan on relocating to another state, waiting to move […]

Did you know your Home’s Value Benefits your Family’s Wealth?

September 12th, 2017 by Laura Hewett

How Your Home’s Value Grows Your Family’s Wealth  Tuesday September 5th, 2017  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing Over the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate 3.64% per year on average and to grow by 18.4% cumulatively, according to Pulsenomics’ most recent Home Price Expectation Survey. So, what does this mean for homeowners and their equity position? As […]

Do you have an Empty Nest? Remodel or Sell?

September 10th, 2017 by Laura Hewett

Empty Nesters: Best to Remodel or Time to Sell?  Thursday August 31st, 2017  For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers Your children have finally moved out and you and your spouse now live alone in a four-bedroom colonial (or a similar type of house). You have two choices to make: Remodel your house to fit your current lifestyle and […]

Wow! 14,904 Homes Sold Yesterday…Was yours one?

September 8th, 2017 by Laura Hewett

14,904 Homes Sold Yesterday… Did Yours?  Monday September 4th, 2017  For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing There are some homeowners who are patiently waiting to get the price they hoped for when they originally listed their houses for sale. Something these homeowners might want to take into consideration is the fact that if their homes haven’t sold yet, maybe they’re […]


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