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Will Buying and Selling a Home Stay Virtual After the Pandemic

Will Buying and Selling a Home Stay Virtual After the Pandemic

Coronavirus has made virtual showings, purchases and sales of homes a must. FaceTime and Zoom are the new avenues for showing homes as well as 3-D modeling technology that allows potential homebuyers to digitally walk through a home. This technology has been out there for several years, however, it has not been used as much […]

Why Homebuyers Are Ready to Purchase This Year

Why Homebuyers Are Ready to Purchase This Year

During the current health crisis, 53% of homebuyers still want to purchase a home within a year. Lending Tree recently conducted a survey asking over 1,000 prospective buyers why they are planning to purchase in the next year. The survey revealed several key factors that are encouraging homebuyers to purchase amid the pandemic. The most […]

Will The Fall See Lower Mortgage Rates?

Will The Fall See Lower Mortgage Rates?

Some good news that will come out of the prolonged shutdown from the coronavirus will be mortgage rates falling below 3% this fall. The economic rebound will depend on how long the coronavirus will keep the country shut down. “Looking forward, while rates may rise from week to week, we expect the overall trend to […]

A Rise In Home Builder Confidence

A Rise In Home Builder Confidence

According to the current NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) builder confidence is up for newly-built single-family homes to 37, a seven-point increase, this month. The confidence stems from the slow but steady stabilizing and rising of the housing market among the COVID-19 crisis. “The fact that most states classified housing as an essential business […]

What You Need to Know Before House Hunting in the Current Market

What You Need to Know Before House Hunting in the Current Market

House hunting can be stressful and complicated even in a nonstressful environment but it is even more taxing in today’s current pandemic. Now that the country is under a shelter-in-place order many a wondering if it is safe to start on an adventure of buying a home. Luckily the real estate industry is always evolving, […]

Five Tips for First Time Home Buyers

Five Tips for First Time Home Buyers

There is a first time for everything, and it is usually exciting and scary all rolled up into one. Buying a house for the first time is one of those times. Once you decide to buy a home, there are so many other factors to consider. Here you will find five things to consider when […]

The Housing Market Is Still Open For Business

The Housing Market Is Still Open For Business

There is so much information being given to home buyers and sellers right now, and that information seems to change daily. The federal government has designated real estate, title companies, and lenders as essential businesses, so the housing market is still “open for business” even during these stressful times. The one thing that homeowners and […]

Five Reasons To Consider When Purchasing Your First Home

Five Reasons To Consider When Purchasing Your First Home

Purchasing a new home is a big financial step especially for a first time home buyer. There are many factors to consider before purchasing a new home such as the right neighborhood and the price point you can truly afford. The average person rarely ever pays cash for such a big purchase. Most home buyers […]

Tips For Staging Your Home on a Budget

Tips For Staging Your Home on a Budget

When selling your home it is important to stand out from the rest of the competition that is on the market. Highlighting your home’s strengths by staging your home will increase the chances of a quick sale for a higher price. According to the National Association of Realtors, a staged home sells for 17% more […]

Sidestep These 3 Missteps When Selling a Home

Sidestep These 3 Missteps When Selling a Home

They say home is where the heart is and selling your home can be an emotional process. Memories and attachments can make it hard to leave it behind. These emotions can sometimes hinder the sale of your home. Being prepared to sell is a must and there are blunders to avoid when selling your home. […]