Home Buyers

Nov. 5, 2020

Pros and Cons of a For Sale by Owner Home

Everyone has a bit of a DIY streak, and sometimes people are tempted to apply this to selling their home. While hiring an agent may seem expensive, or even unnecessary, there’s a lot to consider before selling your home independently. If you're thinking about it, it’s worth knowing the ...

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Oct. 29, 2020

What about a Downpayment?

So, you’ve been thinking about jumping into the housing market and buying your first home. You’ve already played around with an online mortgage payment calculator to get a range of how much mortgage you can afford and now you’re just wondering if you have to put any money down. Knowing ...

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Oct. 15, 2020

Homebuyers are Moving Sooner than Planned

Three-quarters of homebuyers say the coronavirus pandemic has impacted their home buying plans. With the uncertainty plaguing pretty much all of society, people are rearranging and rescheduling their move-in dates, etc. Furthermore, one-quarter of homebuyers said it has caused them to move and/or speed up their moving timeline.

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Aug. 17, 2020

Home Seller Asking Price Up 13%

Back in July, the real estate industry saw an uptick in the housing market. Listing prices were up about 13% while closed sales prices were up 6%. This uptick is unusual to see during this time of year as usually, the industry begins to see a downshift as people turn ...

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July 27, 2020

Make the Best Offer on Your Future Home

You did it...you found your dream home and now you’re ready to make an offer to seal the deal. But how can you ensure that your offer stands out amongst the rest? How do you make your offer more appealing to the selling party?

 

Whether you’re dealing with ...

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July 6, 2020

Thinking of selling? Consider The Home Improvements that Matter Most to First Time Buyers

 

Gen Y, who make up the largest share of home buyers, are looking for properties in move-in condition and want to avoid the expense of even cosmetic renovations. That said, sellers will benefit from making the right, inexpensive updates to appeal to busy first-time buyers by making their home ...

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