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Great Holiday Gifts for New Homeowners

Great Holiday Gifts for New Homeowners

Raise your hand if you know someone who bought a home this year. The real estate market is hot, and it’s quite likely that someone on your shopping list is a new homeowner. What better way to celebrate their accomplishment…

Why We Are Thankful For Our Homes

Why We Are Thankful For Our Homes

This has been a year like no other. The pandemic has truly upended our lives, changed our routines, and made us miss the “before times”. But as we head into the holiday season, we think it’s important to acknowledge all…

Preparing to Buy a Home in 2021

Preparing to Buy a Home in 2021

You’ve probably heard that the housing market is doing well despite the pandemic. Are you one of the many Americans thinking about buying a home in 2021? Now is a great time to buy a house. With record-low interest rates,…

Should You Sell Your Home This Winter?

Should You Sell Your Home This Winter?

Spring and summer are usually the busiest seasons in the housing market. But when our lockdowns began happening in March, many Americans decided to hold off on selling their homes. As we learned how to negotiate this “new normal”, buyers…

Have You Considered a USDA Loan?

Have You Considered a USDA Loan?

Because of the pandemic, many Americans have decided they need more space at home. Urban dwellers are beginning to spread out into the suburbs and more rural areas, especially since many of us are now working from home. If you’re…

Will the Election Affect the Housing Market?

Will the Election Affect the Housing Market?

Presidential elections don’t just affect our country’s leadership. They can impact many aspects of our lives – including the housing market. Analysts will make many predictions over the coming weeks about how the election results will affect our economy. But…

New Construction Must-Haves

New Construction Must-Haves

Homebuilder confidence is at an all-time, despite the pandemic. With a shortage of inventory of existing homes, builders are constructing new homes to keep up with buyer demand. Are you one of the homebuyers that are considering purchasing a newly…

What Pandemic Homebuyers Want

What Pandemic Homebuyers Want

As we come to terms with the idea that we may be spending most of our time at home this winter, it’s going to change what we need from our homes. The desire for more space is driving buyers into…

Down Payment FAQs

Down Payment FAQs

Saving for a down payment is one of the biggest challenges of buying a home. In fact, it might actually be the biggest check you will write during your lifetime. For this reason, many homebuyers are nervous about their down…

Home Features Worth the Investment

Home Features Worth the Investment

With so much uncertainty in 2020, we can understand how everyone wants to make their dollars stretch. While investing in your home makes financial sense, there are some features that are worth more in the end than others. Whether you’re…

The Advantages of Buying New Construction

The Advantages of Buying New Construction

If you’re one of the millions of Americans in search of a new home, then you may be frustrated by the lack of inventory. There are more buyers in today’s market then there are sellers. This means fierce competition when…

Buying a Home That Isn’t For Sale

Buying a Home That Isn’t For Sale

Demand is high in today’s real estate market. With record-low interest rates and a shortage of inventory, we’re in a seller’s market. That means it can be tough to purchase a home when so many other buyers are competing. With…

What is the Multiple Listing Service (MLS)?

What is the Multiple Listing Service (MLS)?

If you’re buying or selling a home, then you’re going to come across the term MLS, or Multiple Listing Service. But just what is the MLS and why is it so important to both buyers and sellers? Let’s take a…

What Is Home Equity?

What Is Home Equity?

There are many benefits of buying a home, but one of the biggest is building equity. But what exactly is home equity, and how can it be used to your advantage? Let’s take a closer look at home equity and…

Why Your Home Price Matters

Why Your Home Price Matters

By all accounts, the real estate market hasn’t taken any hits as a result of the pandemic. In fact, the market is extremely strong right now and poised to help lead the economy out of a pandemic-induced recession. Homes are…

How Long Will It Take To Sell My House?

How Long Will It Take To Sell My House?

One of the questions we get most often from sellers is, “How long will it take to sell my house?” While this is true in normal times, it’s even truer now. Sellers want to have some idea of how long…

Repairing Your Credit Post-Pandemic

Repairing Your Credit Post-Pandemic

The global coronavirus pandemic has had serious financial consequences for many Americans. High unemployment caused by the shutdown has made it difficult for some to make their monthly payments. Unfortunately, missing payments can have a negative affect on your credit…