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Good Times, Bad Time
Posted on: June 2017
Higher home sale prices have many homeowners asking the age-old question: How much could my home fetch if I sold it today? While it’s exciting to speculate on answers to that query given the current seller’s market, it may not be the most important question to ponder. Instead, ask... read more


Good Times, Bad Time
Posted on: June 2017
Higher home sale prices have many homeowners asking the age-old question: How much could my home fetch if I sold it today? While it’s exciting to speculate on answers to that query given the current seller’s market, it may not be the most important question to ponder. Instead, ask... read more


Avoid Commuter’s Remorse
Posted on: June 2017
Lest we forget the hard lessons learned from the cautionary tale told by suburban sprawl, long hauls to work and favorite destinations that are uncomfortably far to drive still make for an unhappy and regretful homeowner. Recent data by Redfin suggests that this sentiment is more relevant... read more


The ARM Alternative
Posted on: May 2017
When you’re buying a home, it’s natural to want to reduce your stress level and eliminate as much uncertainty as possible. It’s a big reason why many mortgage borrowers opt for a rate that’s fixed in order to nix any notion of interest variability. But that could be... read more


High Times for the Not-So New
Posted on: May 2017
If you’re a homeowner that survived the Great Recession and had to wait patiently for a real estate rebound before thinking about selling your digs, you probably want to stop thinking and start acting – fast. That’s because sales of existing homes are enjoying their highest... read more


Home Investors
Posted on: May 2017
Many homeowners view their abode as a solid asset that can pay dividends down the road when it’s time to sell. But purchasing a primary residence and buying a self-managed rental property aren’t the only ways to capitalize on real estate as an investment. You can also put your money... read more


9 Do-It-Now Home Maintenance Tips
Posted on: May 2017
So you’ve survived another winter without straining your back from snow shoveling or taking a bad spill caused by black ice. Your home, however, may not be so lucky. Jack Frost may have exacted a terrible toll on your domicile that can be easy to overlook until you discover an expensive... read more


The Pitfalls of Procrastination
Posted on: May 2017
Buyers aren’t the only ones who can have remorse – sellers can feel the pangs of compunction, too, as evidenced by the findings of a recent study that indicates how real estate-related delays can lead to disappointments. A Zillow Group Report on Consumer Housing Trends survey... read more


Home Is Where the Heart Is
Posted on: April 2017
The American dream used to be pretty straightforward: fall in love, tie the knot, buy a home and raise a family. While that formula is still fairly intact, the “tie the knot” step is getting skipped increasingly, per the findings of a recent Zillow analysis. Nearly 15 percent of... read more


Cautionary Tale of the Toxic Home
Posted on: April 2017
Prospective buyer beware: that home for sale you’re eyeing could be a ticking time bomb – perhaps a termite headquarters, lead-based paint mecca, former meth lab site, or environmentally polluted property. And you won’t know for sure unless you do your homework, say the... read more


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