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Where Homeowners, HOAs Bump Heads the Most

September 24, 2019 More people are purchasing homes in neighborhoods governed by a homeowners association. While HOA rules aim to establish order and consistency in a community, many homeowners say they often feel bylaws are intrusive. “Nit-picky rules are often … Continue reading

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Existing-Home Sales Increase 1.3% in August

WASHINGTON (September 19, 2019) – Existing-home sales inched up in August, marking two consecutive months of growth, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Three of the four major regions reported a rise in sales, while the West recorded a … Continue reading

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What the Fed’s Rate Cut Means for Buyers

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut interest rates for the first time since the Great Recession took hold in 2008, though the move is not likely to deliver significant juice to an already favorable borrowing environment for home buyers. The … Continue reading

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Gap Widens Between What Buyers Want, What’s for Sale

Home buyers are finding fewer homes for sale that are meeting their price expectations. Half of all home buyers say they’re looking for a home priced under $288,000. But that is 9.1% below—or $27,000 less–than the median list price of … Continue reading

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Lower Mortgage Rates May Sprout Early Spring Buying Season

Mortgage rates inched lower for the third consecutive week. Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sam Khater says the lower rates bode well for the spring home buying season, typically the busiest time of the year for home shopping. “Mortgage rates … … Continue reading

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5 Home Buying Myths

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, September 06, 2016 Home buyers get a lot of advice from friends and family – some good, some bad. A lot of myths can pop up and negatively guide their home purchasing experience. Make … Continue reading

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13 in 2013

Whether you are looking or thinking of purchasing a new or previous owned home in Kennewick, Richland, Pasco or the remaining areas surrounding the Tri Cities, experts are saying that 2013 is the year to buy a home. Previously covered the … Continue reading

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13 in 2013

Whether you are looking or thinking of purchasing a new or previous owned home in Kennewick, Richland, Pasco or the remaining areas surrounding the Tri Cities, experts are saying that 2013 is the year to buy a home. Wednesday covered the … Continue reading

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