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A Homeowner’s Net Worth Is 40x Greater Than a Renter’s
A Homeowner’s Net Worth Is 40x Greater Than a Renter’s
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October 7, 2020

A Homeowner’s Net Worth Is 40x Greater Than a Renter’s

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One of the best ways to build your family’s financial future is through homeownership. Recent data from the Federal Reserve indicates the net worth of a homeowner is actually over 40 times greater than that of a renter.

Is it Time to Move into a Single-Story Home?
Is it Time to Move into a Single-Story Home?
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October 6, 2020

Is it Time to Move into a Single-Story Home?

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Once the kids have left the nest, you may be wondering what to do with all of the extra space in your home. Chances are, you don’t need four bedrooms anymore, and it may be a great time to sell your house and downsize, maybe even into a single-story home.

Buyers Are Finding More Space in the Luxury Home Market
Buyers Are Finding More Space in the Luxury Home Market
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October 1, 2020

Buyers Are Finding More Space in the Luxury Home Market

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A year ago, additional space and extra amenities had a very different feel for homebuyers. Today, the health crisis has brought to light how valuable more square footage and carefully designed floorplans can be.

Why Selling this Fall May Be Your Best Move
Why Selling this Fall May Be Your Best Move
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September 30, 2020

Why Selling this Fall May Be Your Best Move

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If you’re thinking about moving, selling your house this fall might be the way to go. Here are four highlights in the housing market that may make your decision to sell this fall an easy one. 1.

Where Are Home Values Headed Over the Next 12 Months?
Where Are Home Values Headed Over the Next 12 Months?
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September 29, 2020

Where Are Home Values Headed Over the Next 12 Months?

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As shelter-in-place orders were implemented earlier this year, many questioned what the shutdown would mean to the real estate market. Specifically, there was concern about home values.

Housing Market on Track to Beat Last Year’s Success
Housing Market on Track to Beat Last Year’s Success
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September 28, 2020

Housing Market on Track to Beat Last Year’s Success

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Back in March, as the nation’s economy was shut down because of the coronavirus, many were predicting the real estate market would face a major collapse. Some forecasts called for a 15-20% decline in transactions. However, six months later, it seems as though the housing market has fully recovered.

Home Builder Confidence Hits All-Time Record
Home Builder Confidence Hits All-Time Record
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September 23, 2020

Home Builder Confidence Hits All-Time Record

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Last week, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported their Housing Market Index (HMI) hit an all-time high in the 35-year history of the series with a score of 83.

Lumber Prices Continue to Price Home Owners - and Builders - Out of the Market
Lumber Prices Continue to Price Home Owners - and Builders - Out of the Market
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September 22, 2020

Lumber Prices Continue to Price Home Owners - and Builders - Out of the Market

Lumber prices increased 14.9% in August, marking the largest four-month gain since such data was first recorded in 1949 and the second-largest gain since seasonally adjusted data became available in 1975. Such a sharp increase has put unnecessary pressure on home owners and builders alike to figure out how to close the gap.

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