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Is the Number of Homes for Sale Finally Growing?
Is the Number of Homes for Sale Finally Growing?
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September 16, 2021

Is the Number of Homes for Sale Finally Growing?

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An important metric in today’s residential real estate market is the number of homes available for sale. The shortage of available housing inventory is the major reason for the double-digit price appreciation we’ve seen in each of the last two years. It’s the reason many would-be purchasers are frustrated with the bidding wars over the […]

5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer
5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer
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September 15, 2021

5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer

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In today’s sellers’ market, standing out as a buyer is critical. Multi-offer scenarios and bidding wars are the norm due to the low supply of houses for sale and high buyer demand. If you’re buying this fall, you’ll want every advantage, especially when you’ve found the home of your dreams. Below are five things to keep […]

5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer
5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer
market conditions
September 15, 2021

5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer

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In today’s sellers’ market, standing out as a buyer is critical. Multi-offer scenarios and bidding wars are the norm due to the low supply of houses for sale and high buyer demand. If you’re buying this fall, you’ll want every advantage, especially when you’ve found the home of your dreams. Below are five things to keep […]

Home Price Appreciation Is Skyrocketing in 2021. What About 2022?
Home Price Appreciation Is Skyrocketing in 2021. What About 2022?
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September 9, 2021

Home Price Appreciation Is Skyrocketing in 2021. What About 2022?

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One of the major story lines over the last year is how well the residential real estate market performed. One key metric in the spotlight is home price appreciation. According to the latest indices, home prices are skyrocketing this year. Here are the latest percentages showing the year-over-year increase in home price appreciation: The House […]

Fall 2021 Buyer's Guide
Fall 2021 Buyer's Guide
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September 7, 2021

Fall 2021 Buyer's Guide

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As the weather begins to cool, the real estate market will remain hot. Here’s a dive into some of the biggest wins for homebuyers this fall.

5 Reasons Today’s Housing Market Is Anything but Normal
5 Reasons Today’s Housing Market Is Anything but Normal
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September 2, 2021

5 Reasons Today’s Housing Market Is Anything but Normal

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There are many headlines out there that claim we’re reverting to a more normal real estate market. That would indicate the housing market is returning to the pre-pandemic numbers we saw from 2015-2019. But that’s not happening. The market is still extremely vibrant as demand is still strong even while housing supply is slowly returning. […]

What You Can Do Right Now To Prepare for Homeownership
What You Can Do Right Now To Prepare for Homeownership
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September 1, 2021

What You Can Do Right Now To Prepare for Homeownership

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As rent prices continue to soar, many renters want to know what they can do to get ready to buy their first home. According to recent data from ApartmentList.com: “The first half of 2021 has seen the fastest growth in rent prices since the start of our estimates in 2017. Our national rent index has […]

What Buyers and Sellers Need To Know About the Appraisal Gap
What Buyers and Sellers Need To Know About the Appraisal Gap
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August 31, 2021

What Buyers and Sellers Need To Know About the Appraisal Gap

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It’s economy 101 – when supply is low and demand is high, prices naturally rise. That’s what’s happening in today’s housing market. Home prices are appreciating at near-historic rates, and that’s creating some challenges when it comes to home appraisals. In recent months, it’s become increasingly common for an appraisal to come in below the […]

The Difference in Net Worth Between Homeowners and Renters Is Widening
The Difference in Net Worth Between Homeowners and Renters Is Widening
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August 30, 2021

The Difference in Net Worth Between Homeowners and Renters Is Widening

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Becoming financially secure is an important goal for many people today, but some don’t realize just how much homeownership can help them achieve that dream. A recent report, The Journey Toward Financial Freedom, surveys Americans about their perspective on financial wellness and their goals. It shows there may be a significant misconception about the role […]

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