Tips in Buying a Home

Sept. 1, 2022

8 Strategies to Secure a Lower Mortgage Rate

 

Mortgage rates have been on a roller coaster ride this year, rising and falling amid inflationary pressures and economic uncertainty. And even the experts are divided when it comes to predicting where rates are headed next.1

 

This climate has been unsettling for some homebuyers and sellers. However ...

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May 3, 2022

5 Ways to Write a Winning Offer in Today’s Real Estate Market

Our nation is in the midst of a serious housing crunch. Last year, a lack of inventory and soaring prices left many would-be homebuyers feeling pinched. But now, with interest rates climbing, many of them are also feeling desperate to lock in a mortgage—which has only added fuel to the ...

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March 29, 2022

Buying and Selling a Home at the Same Time: How to Make it Work

Is buying and selling a home at the same time even possible? It does sound complicated, and to be honest, the process isn't easy, but it is feasible. You need to enlist professional help, work out your budget, and get ready for loads of action to see it done ...

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Feb. 19, 2022

Setting Up a Home Work Space for Maximum Productivity

 

One of the perks of running your own business is having the ability to choose when and where you work. Working from home is something a lot of people embraced during the pandemic; a PwC Global survey showed that 78% of CEOs believe remote work is here to stay ...

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Nov. 2, 2021

New Build or Existing Home: Which One Is Right for You?

Homebuyers today are facing a huge dilemma. There simply aren’t enough homes for sale.

 

Nationwide, there were 1.27 million active listings in September, down 13% from the previous year. According to the National Association of Realtors, that’s about 2.4 months of inventory, which is far less than ...

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Oct. 6, 2021

Shut Down Home Intruders With These 7 Safety Strategies

Shut Down Home Intruders With These 7 Safety Strategies

 

According to the FBI, more than one million burglaries are committed in the United States each year, with victims suffering an estimated $3 billion in combined property losses.1 Fortunately, there are some proven tactics you can use to decrease ...

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Sept. 6, 2021

9 Tips for Buying and Selling Your Home at the Same Time

 

Selling your home when you still need to shop for a new one can feel daunting to even the most seasoned homeowner––especially when the demand for new homes keeps rising, but the supply feels like it's dwindling.¹ You're not alone either if you're already feeling ...

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July 3, 2021

How to Bridge the Appraisal Gap in Today’s Real Estate Market

 

If you’re searching for drama, don’t limit yourself to Netflix. Instead, tune in to the real estate market, where the competition among buyers has never been fiercer. And with homes selling for record highs,1 the appraisal process—historically a standard part of a home purchase—is receiving more attention than ...

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June 2, 2021

Could Rising Home Prices Impact Your Net Worth?

Learn how to determine your current net worth and how an investment in real estate can help improve your bottom line.

 

Among its many impacts, COVID-19 has had a pronounced effect on the housing market. Low home inventory and high buyer demand have driven home prices to an all-time ...

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May 3, 2021

Finding a New Home for Your Next Stage of Life

 

Imagine the first place you lived as a young adult. Now imagine trying to fit your life today into that space. Not pretty, right?

For most of us, our housing needs are cyclical.1 A newly independent adult can find freedom and flexibility in even a tiny apartment. That ...

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