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don’t make less by selling your own home

05.25.18

For Sale by Owner (FSBO) is when homeowners sell their own homes. Often times they rationalize that they don’t need a real estate agent and believe that they can save money on the services a real estate agent offers.   However, a study by Collateral Analytics reveals that...

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now may be the time to upgrade your home

05.18.18

Mortgage interest rates have risen by more than half of a point since the beginning of the year. Many assume that if mortgage rates rise, home values will fall. History, however, has shown this not to be true.   Home Values...

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waiting until next year to buy a home?

05.09.18

Last week we discussed how national home prices have increased by 6.7%. Additionally, interest rates have remained historically low which has allowed for more buyers to enter the market. The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), Freddie Mac, and Fannie Mae all project that mortgage interest rates will...

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rising prices are building your family’s wealth

04.30.18

Homes are appreciating, which is what makes buying one such an excellent investment. According to Pulsenomics’ most recent Home Price Expectation Survey, home prices are expected to appreciate, on average, by 3.6% per year over the next 5 years and grow 18.2% cumulatively. What does...

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pay less for your home than your parents

04.13.18

Housing prices are high, but would you believe that the actual cost of homes is lower today than ever before? Historically prices were lower, however, wages were also lower while mortgage rates were higher. Keeping that in mind, the actual cost...

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want to buy a home? time to get pre-approved.

04.20.18

During spring and summer, we see an influx of buyers competing for the same properties. An active marketplace demands that buyers set themselves apart from each other. One of the easiest ways to do that is to show how serious...

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20 ways to prepare your house to sell this spring | part 1

03.23.18

There is more to selling a house than just putting it on the market - especially in a busy season like spring. With these tips, you'll be more likely to make an impression on prospective buyers. This is something real...

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20 ways to prepare your house to sell this spring | part 2

04.05.18

There is more to selling a house than just putting it on the market - especially in a busy season like spring. With these tips, you'll be more likely to make an impression on prospective buyers. Last week we talked...

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time to buy a luxury home in Colorado

03.14.18

Now is a great time to upgrade to a luxury home if you're ready. Last month, The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing released its Luxury Market Report showing that buyers are in control of the previously balanced luxury market. With available properties far exceeding...

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real estate competition for sellers in 2018

03.07.18

If you're planning to sell your home in 2018, get ready for some competition! According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development Residential Sales Report, the number of building permits for single-family homes is up 7.4% over...

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