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Are the Number of Homes on the Market Increasing?
December 29, 2023 3 min read

Are the Number of Homes on the Market Increasing?

Over the past two years, the housing market has experienced a scarcity of available...

Does Refinancing Hurt Your Credit?
December 27, 2023 5 min read

Does Refinancing Hurt Your Credit?

With the recent rise in interest rates, homeowners who were once eager to refinance might...

The Overlooked Essentials: Roof, Gutter, and Foundation Maintenance in Home Sales
December 25, 2023 6 min read

The Overlooked Essentials: Roof, Gutter, and Foundation Maintenance in Home Sales

When considering the factors that add value to a home, we often focus on its size,...

Navigating the 2024 Housing Market: Predictions and Tips for Homebuyers
December 22, 2023 3 min read

Navigating the 2024 Housing Market: Predictions and Tips for Homebuyers

The 2024 housing market is poised for significant shifts, offering both challenges...

Conforming Loan Limits Rise: What This Means for Homebuyers
December 21, 2023 3 min read

Conforming Loan Limits Rise: What This Means for Homebuyers

Potential homebuyers across the country are about to enjoy a sweet gift as we close out...

Buying a House with Bad, Poor, or Stressed Credit: Can It Be Done?
December 20, 2023 6 min read

Buying a House with Bad, Poor, or Stressed Credit: Can It Be Done?

Your credit score plays a huge role in your ability to get to mortgage — not to mention...

Love at First Sight - A Comprehensive Guide to Curb Appeal
December 18, 2023 7 min read

Love at First Sight – A Comprehensive Guide to Curb Appeal

We’re all aware of how important and lasting first impressions are — and that...

Balancing Mortgage Payments and Festive Expenses
December 15, 2023 4 min read

Balancing Mortgage Payments and Festive Expenses

The holiday season brings joy, celebration, and cherished moments with loved ones....

6 Tips to Build Your Real Estate Referral Network
December 13, 2023 2 min read

5 Tips to Build Your Real Estate Referral Network

Referrals are the lifeblood of a successful real estate business. No matter your...

Solar Panels and Heat Pumps - How to Market Green and Energy-Efficient Homes
December 11, 2023 7 min read

Solar Panels and Heat Pumps – How to Market Green and Energy-Efficient Homes

Today’s homebuyers are looking for more than just a nice house; they want a home...

Gifting Funds for the Holidays
December 8, 2023 5 min read

Gifting Funds for the Holidays

The holiday season is a time for giving, and for many families, that means helping...

December 6, 2023 7 min read

How to Review Your Yearly Goals and Set Goals for the New Year

As we wrap up 2023, it’s natural to reflect on the past year’s experiences,...

Looking Ahead - Construction Trends in 2024
December 4, 2023 7 min read

Looking Ahead – Construction Trends in 2024 that REALTORS® Should Know

The real estate market is seeing a significant shift in construction trends. This change...

Top 5 U.S. Locations Where Home Prices Are Still Rising
December 1, 2023 7 min read

Top 5 U.S. Locations Where Home Prices Are Still Rising

Despite what one may hear on- or offline, today’s U.S. real estate market presents...

6 Reasons to Do an Annual Mortgage Checkup in 2023
November 29, 2023 6 min read

6 Reasons to Do an Annual Mortgage Checkup in 2023

Mortgage rates have been on the uptick in 2023, and home values are still rising,...

FSBO vs. Realtor Sales: Debunking the Myths
November 27, 2023 7 min read

FSBO vs. REALTOR® Sales: Debunking the Myths

The persistent debate between For Sale By Owner (FSBO) listings and realtor-assisted...

High Interest Rates – Are they Here to Stay?
November 24, 2023 5 min read

High Interest Rates – Are they Here to Stay?

The surge in interest rates has had a significant impact on the real estate market in the...

Someone Wants to Buy My House, But It’s Not for Sale. Should I Take the Offer?
November 22, 2023 7 min read

Someone Wants to Buy My House, But It’s Not for Sale. Should I Take the Offer?

It’s a strange market out there, and many homebuyers are getting desperate. In fact,...

Tech-Enhanced Home Staging: The Future Is Now
November 20, 2023 7 min read

Tech-Enhanced Home Staging: The Future Is Now

Home staging is the bread and butter of real estate professionals. Data shows that 81% of...

Defying Expectations: Why Home Prices Continue to Rise Despite Rising Mortgage Rates
November 17, 2023 5 min read

Defying Expectations: Why Home Prices May Rise Despite Current Mortgage Rates

Despite current mortgage rates, home prices in the USA have continued to climb at an...

9 Tips for Decorating Your New House on a Strict Budget
November 15, 2023 5 min read

9 Tips for Decorating Your New House on a Strict Budget

Buying a house is an expensive endeavor. The cost of furnishing a new home has increased...

The Low-Inventory Challenge: Strategies for REALTORS®
November 13, 2023 7 min read

The Low-Inventory Challenge: Strategies for REALTORS®

The real estate market is currently grappling with low inventory. This means that there...

How Much Do You REALLY Know About VA Loans?
November 10, 2023 4 min read

How Much Do You REALLY Know About VA Loans?

Most veterans and military service members know VA loans are out there – and that they...

2 simple ways you can lower your mortgage payments
November 9, 2023 3 min read

2 simple ways you can lower your mortgage payments

You’re ready to buy a home, and as luck would have it, rates and house prices are...

5 Books Every First-Time Homeowner Should Read
November 8, 2023 5 min read

5 Books Every First-Time Homeowner Should Read

Purchasing your first home is a monumental step in life – one that brings excitement,...

The iBuyer Phenomenon: What Realtors Need to Know
November 6, 2023 7 min read

The iBuyer Phenomenon: What REALTORS® Need to Know

iBuyers are changing home sales in the real estate market. In fact, recent data shows...

The 9 Best Ways to Lower Your Interest Rate & Monthly Payment
November 3, 2023 5 min read

The 9 Best Ways to Lower Your Interest Rate & Monthly Payment

Are you looking to make your homeownership dreams come true while ensuring your monthly...

4 Must-Know Facts about Mortgage Points
November 1, 2023 6 min read

4 Must-Know Facts about Mortgage Points

With mortgage rates having tripled over the past few years, many homebuyers may be...

Realtor’s Toolkit: Top Tech Innovations in the Real Estate World
October 30, 2023 7 min read

REALTOR®’S Toolkit: Top Tech Innovations in the Real Estate World

Gone are the days of simple print ads in newspapers to showcase properties. Now,...

The Home Loan Process: Who's Involved?
October 27, 2023 4 min read

The Home Loan Process: Who’s Involved?

The journey to homeownership is an exciting yet complex process, often involving as many...