Tag Archive: Home

Attracting Millennial Buyers

Millennials now make up a large percentage of our country’s population. According to the National Association of Realtors, they also now make up around 42% of home buyers. As their family sizes increase and they begin to reach their prime earning potential, a new and larger home is something that ...

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Ways to maximize your home sale price

Unless you’re selling a home in a hurry, you should prepare for the sale in detail. Even though you might not see it now, there are many ways to maximize your home sale price. Simple improvements and certain tricks will make your home more desirable among potential buyers and ensure ...

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Why Owning a Home Is a Powerful Financial Decision

In today’s housing market, there are clear financial benefits to owning a home: increasing equity, the chance to build your net worth, and appreciating home values, just to name a few. If you’re a renter, it’s never too early to think about how homeownership can propel you toward a stronger future. Here’s a dive ...

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Do I Really Need a 20% Down Payment to Buy a Home?

Is the idea of saving for a down payment holding you back from buying a home right now? You may be eager to take advantage of today’s low mortgage rates, but the thought of needing a large down payment might make you want to pump the brakes. Today, there’s still a common ...

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Home-staging advice for apartment owners

Preparing your apartment for showing is like preparing for the first date – you want the best features pointed out. Emphasizing all the great things about the place will help future renters or buyers make the decision faster and fall in love with the apartment as soon as possible. You ...

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A Senior Citizen’s Guide to Home Loans and Reverse Mortgages

Credits to jvmlending.com Can an individual ever be too old to buy a home? The answer is an emphatic no; you’re never too old to buy a home. If you have the money or qualify to get a home loan, there is no age limit for buying a new home. ...

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4 Eco-Friendly Home Modifications That Can Lower Your Home Insurance Premium

As the green revolution continues to gain popularity, homeowners are discovering practical ways to reduce their carbon footprint. One of the most meaningful ways is by making eco-friendly modifications to your home and making sure your homeowner’s insurance takes them into account. Benefits of eco-friendly home modifications Lower utility costs ...

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How to Test-Drive a Neighborhood While Sheltering in Place [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights Staying at home doesn’t mean your search for a new place needs to come to a standstill. Check out these tips on how to explore other neighborhoods virtually in the homebuying process. You may find a spot that better suits your needs without ever leaving your living room! Let’s connect ...

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Why the Housing Market Is a Powerful Economic Driver

With businesses starting to slowly open back up again in some parts of the country, it’s important to understand how housing can have a major impact on the recovery of the U.S. economy. As we’ve mentioned before, buying a home is a driving financial force in this process. Today, many analysts believe ...

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Buying a Home Right Now: Easy? No. Smart? Yes.

Through all the volatility in the economy right now, some have put their search for a home on hold, yet others have not. According to ShowingTime, the real estate industry’s leading showing management technology provider, buyers have started to reappear over the last several weeks. In the latest report, they revealed: “The ...

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