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Posted on 01/23/2021
Financial Fundamentals for Homebuyers
Financial Fundamentals for Homebuyers [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights When you’re thinking about buying a home, there are a few key steps to take before you even start to look at houses. From saving for your down payment to getting pre-approved for a mortgage, you’ll want to make sure you keep your financial plan on track from the beginning. Let’s connect...
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Posted on 01/18/2021
What Does It Really Cost to Purchase a Home?
The cost of buying a house extends beyond a seller's initial asking price. In fact, there are many "hidden" costs that buyers need to consider as they decide whether to purchase a house, such as: 1. Closing Costs There are various closing costs that a buyer may encounter before he or she finalizes a house purchase, including survey, appraisal...
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Posted on 01/13/2021
4 Reasons People Are Buying Homes in 2021
4 Reasons People Are Buying Homes in 2021 According to many experts, the real estate market is expected to continue growing in 2021, and it’s largely driven by the lasting impact the pandemic is having on our lifestyles. As many of us spend extra time at home, we’re reevaluating what “home” means and what we may need in one...
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Posted on 01/12/2021
Sarasota, FL Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Sarasota, FL blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 01/11/2021
Become a Kid Again with Florida's Amusement Parks
Image by Pharaoh_EZYPT from Pixabay Florida is a place where your imagination can run wild. From sunny beaches to vast theme parks, you’ll never run out of things to do. One of the most popular destination spots in the state is Orlando, home of the Disney and Universal Studios properties. If you’ve ever wanted to become a kid...
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Posted on 01/04/2021
Tips for Paying Off a Mortgage Quickly
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay One of the critical steps involved in looking for a home is the process of negotiating for a mortgage. Many people dread this process because they find out exactly how much money they are going to have to pay each month. At the same time, this is also an opportunity for people...
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Posted on 12/31/2020
2021 Housing Market
Four Expert Views on the 2021 Housing Market The housing market was a shining star in 2020, fueling the economic turnaround throughout the country. As we look forward to 2021, can we expect real estate to continue showing such promise? Here’s what four experts have to say about the year ahead. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist, National Association of Realtors...
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Posted on 12/28/2020
How to Capitalize on a Seller's Market
A seller's market provides many opportunities for those who plan to list a residence in the near future. If you know how to capitalize on a seller's market, you may be able to quickly and effortlessly sell your house and maximize your property sale earnings. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get the most...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Venice, FL Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Venice, FL blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 12/21/2020
How Do Buyers Feel After They View Your Home?
As a home seller, it is important to do everything possible to ensure your residence makes a positive impression on buyers. Because if your residence fails to impress buyers during a showing or open house, your home may linger on the real estate market for an extended period of time. Ultimately, there are lots of things you can do...
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Posted on 12/17/2020
Homeownership Rate Continues to Rise in 2020
Homeowner Equity Increases an Astonishing $1 Trillion In a year that was financially devastating for many Americans, some good news for most homeowners is the dramatic gain in home equity over the last twelve months. Last week, CoreLogic released its 2020 3rd Quarter Homeowner Equity Insights report, which reveals four major findings: U.S. homeowners with mortgages have seen their...
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Posted on 12/14/2020
Why Debt to Income Ratios Matter
Image by Mimzy from Pixabay As you start your journey to home ownership, one of the terms you may hear from your mortgage lender is debt to income ratio. Many people have never heard this term before, but it is an important aspect of obtaining a mortgage. Your mortgage lender wants to make sure you are not going...
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