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The Home Increase Boom

The Home Increase Boom If you’re shopping in the real estate market right now, then you understand the extreme prices the nation is currently seeing. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)’s recent study found that housing prices across the country rose 16% from April 2020 to April 2021. Their study – purchase data from Fannie […]

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Nurture Client Relationships

Nurture Client Relationships With 75% of homebuyers choosing the first agent they interview*, it’s crucial to set a solid foundation of your business through various outlets. As an agent, you recognize that relationships are the key to unlocking leads with potential clients. Peek at some essential client relationship stats: 41% of homebuyers choose a real […]

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FHA Helps Potential Homeowners Carrying Student Loan Debt

FHA Helps Potential Homeowners Carrying Student Loan Debt If you’re like the many post-university students in America, then you understand the burden that comes with holding and carrying your student debt. For wanna-be-homeowners with student debt, the situation can come even harder. Many loans are weary of your debt-to-income ratio, thus, making it harder for […]

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Real Estate Tip of the Week: When to Follow-Up

Real Estate Tip of the Week: When to Follow-Up The dreaded call-back. The terrifying email pursue. What all agents know and fear: the follow-up. Now, maybe not all agents fear the follow-up – but there is always a certain pause as to when an agent should follow-up with a potential lead. So, how do you […]

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What’s A Closing? – A Homebuyer Guide

What’s A Closing? – A Homebuyer Guide You searched for months on Zillow, you hired a real estate agent to guide you through the homebuying process, and now – closing time. Except….what is a closing, anyway? We get lots of questions like this all the time. But essentially – the closing (or the settlement, as […]

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Up, Up, and Away: Mortgage Applications Rise

Up, Up, and Away: Mortgage Applications Rise Mortgage applications are seeing better days; after three straight weeks of declines, mortgage applications have increased 4.2% since June 11th. Purchase and refinance also increased, with refinances up 5.5%. Why the sudden rise of applications? The 30-year fixed rate fell to 3.11%, which is the lowest rate it’s […]

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Real Estate Tip of the Week: What’s a Reverse Mortgage?

You might have heard about reverse mortgages – but what are they, exactly?

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Where are Buyers Moving?

Looks like cities are getting the boot – or at least, aren’t the place many homebuyers are looking to purchase.

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Homes Age Too: Homeowners Staying Longer

Homes Age Too: Homeowners Staying Longer Homeowners haven’t been jumping to move – on average, homeowners have been living in their homes for about 10 years (which is double that between the years of 2000 and 2009).  There are plenty of reasons why homeowners might choose to keep put – what are yours? According to […]

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Hot Hot Hot: Tips to Buy a Home in a Seller’s Market

Hot Hot Hot: Tips to Buy a Home in a Seller’s Market We all know it – the real estate market is totally in favor of seller’s right now. And it’s a crazy, busy time! But if you’re a buyer, what are you supposed to do to stand out and close the deal on the […]

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