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7 Myths All New Homeowners Fall For

You’ve signed the closing papers and have your new house keys in hand. As you open the door to your exciting — and sometimes overwhelming — new life as a homeowner, steer clear of these seven common home ownership myths. Avoiding … Continue reading

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The Big Challenges Home Buyers Face in 2017

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, January 20, 2017 What are the top challenges your home buyers face this year? A recent survey from realtor.com® reveals the following: 1. Low inventories: There aren’t enough homes for sale and inventory woes … Continue reading

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Why Veterans Make Some of the Best Clients

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, November 11, 2016 There are 18.8 million veterans and veteran families in the U.S. That’s a huge pool of potential buyers and sellers. Traditionally, the home ownership rate for veterans of the U.S. military … Continue reading

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4 Common Home Buyer Oversights

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, August 02, 2016 Buyers on the hunt for the perfect home often overlook common issues that could cost them thousands of dollars and give them buyer’s remorse later on. As their real estate professional, … Continue reading

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Fannie Mae Tweaks 3% Loan Program

Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, July 28, 2016 Fannie Mae announced that it has changed income maximums and some eligibility criteria for its HomeReady mortgage program that it believes will allow more borrowers to qualify for a mortgage with … Continue reading

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What Are Americans’ Top Housing Concerns?

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, July 27, 2016 It might not be all low inventory and high prices. It seems Americans have a confidence problem when it comes to the housing market. They’re increasingly apprehensive to move forward, citing concerns over … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Help Buyers Save for a Down Payment

Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, June 30, 2016 Saving for a down payment can pose one of the biggest challenges for potential home buyers. Indeed, “a down payment is often the largest single payment a consumer makes in their … Continue reading

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Down Payment Aid Programs Save Buyers $17k

Daily Real Estate News | Monday, June 13, 2016 Down payment assistance programs can help home buyers save big over the lifespan of a loan. On average, qualifying home buyers can save $17,766 over the life of the loan, according … Continue reading

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NAR: Home Prices Maintain Strong Growth

Daily Real Estate News | Monday, May 09, 2016 Tight inventories of homes for sale helped push home prices higher in the first quarter. The median price of existing single-family homes rose in 87 percent or 154 of 178 of … Continue reading

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