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Is the Shifting Market a Challenge or an Opportunity for Homebuyers?

Aug 10, 2022

If you tried to buy a home during the pandemic, you know the limited supply of homes for sale was a considerable challenge. It created intense bidding wars which drove home prices up as buyers competed with one another to be the winning offer. But what was once your greatest challenge may now be your greatest opportunity. Today, data…

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Selling Your House? Your Asking Price Matters More Now Than Ever

Aug 9, 2022

There’s no doubt about the fact that the housing market is slowing from the frenzy we saw over the past two years. But what does that mean for you if you’re thinking of selling your house? While home prices are still appreciating in most markets and experts say that will continue, they’re climbing at a slower pace because rising…

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Forecasting the rest of 2022

Aug 8, 2022

The housing market is shifting away from the intensity of the past two years. Here’s what experts project for the remainder of 2022.

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The One Thing Every Homeowner Needs To Know About a Recession

May 23, 2022

A recession does not equal a housing crisis. That’s the one thing that every homeowner today needs to know. Everywhere you look, experts are warning we could be heading toward a recession, and if true, an economic slowdown doesn’t mean homes will lose value. The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) defines a recession this way: “A recession is…

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Are There More Homes Coming to the Market?

May 20, 2022

According to a recent survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), one of the top challenges buyers face in today’s housing market is finding a home that meets their needs. That’s largely because the inventory of homes for sale is so low today. If you’re looking to buy a home, you may have noticed this yourself. But there is good news. Recent data…

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If You’re a Homeowner, You Have Incredible Leverage When You Sell Today

May 17, 2022

In today’s housing market, homeowners have a great opportunity to sell their house and receive the best terms for their personal situation. That’s because there’s a limited number of homes for sale, which is creating competition among buyers. Right now, homebuyers want three things: To be the winning bid on their dream home To buy before mortgage rates rise more To buy…

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Buyer Resources: Your Mortgage Questions Answered

Apr 29, 2022

In a market where mortgage rates are rising, many potential homebuyers find themselves unsure of what types of loan products they might qualify for and what the best options are that are currently available to them. We recently spoke to Matt Kirkham with Peoples Home Equity Mortgage Lending to get some important questions answered in…

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What You Need To Know About Selling in a Sellers’ Market

Apr 29, 2022

Even if you haven’t been following real estate news, you’ve likely heard about the current sellers’ market. That’s because there’s a lot of talk about how strong market conditions are for people who want to sell their houses. But if you’re thinking about listing your house, you probably want to know: what does being in a sellers’ market really…

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Is It Enough To Offer Asking Price in Today’s Housing Market?

Apr 29, 2022

If you’re planning to buy a home this season, you’re probably thinking about what you’ll need to do to get your offer accepted. In previous years, it was common for buyers to try and determine how much less than the asking price they could offer to still get the home. The buyer and seller would then negotiate…

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