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A Latte a Day Keeps Homeownership Away [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: The pumpkin spice latte is launching soon, so you may be tempted to spend your extra cash on a daily caffeine fix, but that small expense can add up to a big number – fast! Saving for a down payment takes a little discipline, so limiting your extra purchases (like a latte a [...]

By |2019-08-23T03:04:24-07:00August 23rd, 2019|Categories: Buying Myths, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on A Latte a Day Keeps Homeownership Away [INFOGRAPHIC]

5 Easy Steps to Avoid Overwhelm from Media Overload

When someone is thinking about buying or selling a home, they want to be well-informed. They want to make the right decision for themselves and their family. They scour the internet for any information they can find about the housing market. Today, there is an abundance of information available. It is often conflicting news. It [...]

By |2019-08-22T03:01:22-07:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers, Selling Myths|Comments Off on 5 Easy Steps to Avoid Overwhelm from Media Overload

Seniors Are on the Move in the Real Estate Market

Did you know August 21st is National Senior Citizens Day? According to the United States Census, we honor senior citizens today because,  “Throughout our history, older people have achieved much for our families, our communities, and our country. That remains true today and gives us ample reason…to reserve a special day in honor of the [...]

By |2019-08-21T03:01:31-07:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: Buying Myths, Demographics, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, Selling Myths, Senior Market|Comments Off on Seniors Are on the Move in the Real Estate Market

Housing Supply Not Keeping Up with Population Increase

Many buyers are wondering where to find houses for sale in today’s market. It’s a true dilemma. We see an increase in buyer demand, but the supply available for purchase isn’t keeping up. The number of new housing permits issued prior to the great recession increased for 15 years until 2005 (from 1.12 million in [...]

By |2019-08-20T03:05:35-07:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, New Construction|Comments Off on Housing Supply Not Keeping Up with Population Increase

A Great Way to Increase Your Family’s Net Worth

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts its Survey of Consumer Finances. Data is collected across all economic and social groups. The latest survey data covers 2013-2016. The study revealed that the median net worth of a homeowner is $231,400 – a 15% increase since 2013. At the same time, the median net worth of renters decreased [...]

By |2019-08-19T03:05:47-07:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, Rent vs. Buy|Comments Off on A Great Way to Increase Your Family’s Net Worth