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Buying a Home: Do You Know the Lingo? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2019-08-16T10:00:53+00:00August 16th, 2019|

Some Highlights: Buying a home can be intimidating if you’re not familiar with the terms used throughout the process. To point you in the right direction, here’s a list of some of the most common language you’ll hear when buying a home. The best way to ensure your home-buying process is a positive one is

Rent Vs. Own [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2019-08-09T10:00:09+00:00August 9th, 2019|

Some Highlights: Owning your own home vs. renting may lead to some great options, such as locking in your monthly payments and having the freedom to customize your living space. Whether you rent or own, you have to cover someone’s mortgage costs. You may as well be doing so to build your own wealth, rather

Existing Home Sales Point Toward a Good Time to Sell [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2019-08-02T10:00:50+00:00August 2nd, 2019|

Some Highlights: Existing Home Sales dropped 1.7% from May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.27 million in June. Low inventory levels are still a factor in the market. The current supply of homes for sale is at 4.4 months, which is less than the optimal 6-month supply. Median home prices were up 4.3%

Home Prices Up 5.05% Across the Country [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2019-07-26T17:02:58+00:00July 26th, 2019|

  Some Highlights: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest Quarterly Home Price Index report. In the report, home prices are compared both regionally and by state. Based on the latest numbers, if you plan on relocating to another state, waiting to move may end up costing you more!

The Cost of Waiting: Interest Rates Edition [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2019-07-22T18:35:24+00:00July 19th, 2019|

Some Highlights: Interest rates are projected to increase steadily heading into 2020. The higher your interest rate, the more money you will end up paying for your home and the higher your monthly payment will be. Rates are still low right now – don’t wait until they hit 5% to start searching for your dream

Is Your First Home Now Within Your Grasp? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2019-07-15T21:30:59+00:00July 12th, 2019|

Some Highlights: According to the US Census Bureau, “millennials” are defined as 18-36-year-olds. According to NAR’s latest Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, the median age of all first-time home buyers is 32. More and more “old millennials” (25-36) are realizing that homeownership is within their grasp now! Read more great articles on the Gateway

10 Steps to Buying a Home This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2019-07-05T10:00:19+00:00July 5th, 2019|

Some Highlights: If you are thinking of buying a home, you may not know where to start. Here is a simple list of 10 steps that you will go through to purchase a home. Make sure to ask your agent for details about each step and what else may be required in your area!

Americans Rank Real Estate Best Investment for 6 Years Running! [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2019-07-02T17:49:41+00:00June 28th, 2019|

Some Highlights: Real estate has outranked stocks/mutual funds, gold, savings accounts/CDs, and bonds as the best long-term investment among Americans for the last 6 years. Stock owners are more positive about real estate than stocks as an investment. Of the 4 listed, real estate is the only investment you can also live in!

4 Reasons to Sell This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2019-07-02T17:35:56+00:00June 21st, 2019|

  Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale. This means that buyers are often competing with one another for the few listings that are available. Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply needed to sustain a normal housing market. Now may be the time for you and your

Top 4 Renovations for the Greatest Return on Investment! [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2019-06-14T10:00:33+00:00June 14th, 2019|

Some Highlights: If you are planning on listing your house for sale this year, these four home improvement projects will net you the most Return on Investment (ROI). Minor renovations can go a long way toward improving the quality of your everyday life and/or impressing potential buyers. Whether you plan to stay in your house for