Homebuying

Buying A Home 10 Pro Tips for a Smooth Home Move 10 Pro Tips for a Smooth Home Move   The process of buying a new home can be both exhilarating and exhausting. But the journey doesn’t stop when you close on your property. On the contrary, you still have quite a bit to do before you can begin the process of settling into your new […]
Appraisals Hedge Against Inflation With Real Estate Hedge Against Inflation With These 3 Real Estate Investment Types The annual inflation rate in the United States is currently around 7.5%—the highest it has been since 1982.1 It doesn’t matter if you’re a cashier, lawyer, plumber, or retiree; if you spend U.S. dollars, inflation impacts you. Economists expect the effects of inflation, like a […]
Buying A Home Sellers Checklist to Prep Your Home For Sale   Seller’s Checklist: A Timeline to Prep Your Home for Sale We’re still in a seller’s market, but that doesn’t mean your home is guaranteed to easily sell.1 If you want to maximize your sale price, it’s still important to prepare your home before putting it on the market. Start by connecting with a real […]
Appraisals How To Bridge An Appraisal Gap 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 […]
Buying A Home Tips For Coordinating A Sale And A Purchase 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 […]
Buying A Home Finding a Home for Your Next Stage of Life 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 […]
FHFA 5 Indicators About The Change In The Market This chart shows the latest FHFA HPI House Price Index  statistics.   Here are the Twelve Month Price Changes – Prior Year vs. Most Recent Year Purchase Only FHFA HPI (Seasonally Adjusted, Nominal)     Here are the predictions from last summmer -August 2021 before the rate increase. It’s the old supply-and-demand predicament: Home sales […]
Buying A Home Should I Buy A Move Up Home Or A Second Home Move-Up vs. Second Home: Which One Is Right For You? The pandemic has changed the way many of us live, work, and attend school—and those changes have impacted our priorities when it comes to choosing a home. According to a recent survey by The Harris Poll, 75% of respondents who have begun working remotely would […]
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