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  • 4 Reasons to Sell This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]
    by simplify on September 20, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Some Highlights: Buyers are active in the market and often competing with one another for available listings. Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply found in a normal housing market. Homes are still selling relatively quickly, averaging 31 days on the market. […]

  • One of the Top Reasons to Own a Home
    by simplify on September 19, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One of the benefits of homeownership is that it is a “forced savings plan.” Here’s how it works: You make a mortgage payment each month. Part of that payment is applied to the principal balance of your mortgage. Each month you owe less on the home. The difference between the value of the home and […]

  • What Buyers Need to Know About HOAs
    by simplify on September 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

    When searching for a home, you may end up selecting a property in a community with a Homeowners Association (HOA). Before you buy, it’s important to know how an HOA works and what they mean for you. According to a recent article on realtor.com, “In a nutshell, an HOA helps ensure that your community looks […]

  • Home Prices Increase in Every Price Range
    by simplify on September 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Price appreciation can differ depending on your price range. CoreLogic analyzed four individual home prices tiers and shares the increase in each one. CoreLogic’s Home Price Index (HPI) Report revealed, “National home prices increased 3.6% year over year in July 2019 and are forecast to increase 5.4% from July 2019 to July 2020.” They also […]

  • Things to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage
    by simplify on September 16, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Congratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You’re undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new home, but before you make any large purchases, move your money around, or make any big-time life changes, consult your loan officer – someone who will be able to tell you how […]