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Save On Your Energy Bill By Doing These 4 Things

2019-10-11T14:38:50-04:00

As a homeowner, it’s important to keep your home running efficiently, not only to save money, but also to help the environment thrive. October 2nd is Energy Efficiency Day, a perfect time to think about making some key upgrades that will improve the efficiency of your home. If you’re looking to sell your house and [...]

Save On Your Energy Bill By Doing These 4 Things2019-10-11T14:38:50-04:00

What Is An iBuyer?

2019-07-23T13:14:40-04:00

One of the latest real estate disruptions we are starting to see in the industry is the iBuyer, or instant buyer. Some of the notable iBuyer companies out there today are Offerpad and OpenDoor. Other companies like Zillow, Redfin and a few others are starting to test certain markets as well. Who are they? Generally [...]

What Is An iBuyer?2019-07-23T13:14:40-04:00

How To Spot A House Flip

2019-06-13T10:49:13-04:00

Spotting a flip isn't too hard if you know what to look for. In a recent article Barbara Ballinger, a writer for Realtor Magazine, noted the following: 1. See it yourself Don’t buy at auction or without seeing a house in person, says Eric Workman, senior vice president of marketing at Chicago-based Renovo Financial, a private [...]

How To Spot A House Flip2019-06-13T10:49:13-04:00

3 Future Predictions of the Housing Market

2019-05-22T14:13:09-04:00

WASHINGTON – May 21, 2019 – According to speakers at the National Association of Realtors®' (NAR) recent meetings, continued economic expansion, rising home sales and an increase in wage growth on par with home price growth are expected for the second half of 2019. Three economic experts offered insights, including Dr. Lawrence Yun, chief economist [...]

3 Future Predictions of the Housing Market2019-05-22T14:13:09-04:00

Choosing The Right Community To Retire In

2019-04-08T10:59:55-04:00

As more and more baby boomers enter retirement age, the question of whether they should sell their homes and move has become a hot topic. In today’s housing market climate, with low available inventory in the starter and trade-up home categories, it makes sense to evaluate your home’s ability to adapt to your needs in [...]

Choosing The Right Community To Retire In2019-04-08T10:59:55-04:00

What Credit Score Do You Need To Buy A House?

2019-03-22T10:18:24-04:00

There are many misconceptions about the credit score needed to buy a house. Recently, it was reported that 24% of renters believe they need a 780-800 credit score to be considered for a mortgage. The reality is they are misinformed! Only 25% of the Americans have a FICO® Score between 740 and 800. Here is the breakdown [...]

What Credit Score Do You Need To Buy A House?2019-03-22T10:18:24-04:00

5 Tips for Staying Sane When Downsizing Your Home for Retirement

2019-03-22T10:17:01-04:00

If you’re planning on a big move when you retire, you should know that taking everything you own with you often isn’t practical. That’s why most people try to reduce their belongings before they move. There’s even a term for it: ‘downsizing.’ And it can be a very positive experience if you go about it the right way.  Downsizing for Retirement: Everyone [...]

5 Tips for Staying Sane When Downsizing Your Home for Retirement2019-03-22T10:17:01-04:00

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