Monthly Archives: August 2018

The Wave of Millennial Buyers Continues to Swell

Reprinted from Keeping Current Matters Many have written about the millennial generation and whether or not they, as a whole, believe in homeownership as a part of attaining their American Dream. Comparatively speaking, millennials have taken longer to obtain traditional … Continue reading

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4 Things NOT to Do When Putting Your Home on the Market

Reprinted from RIS Media’s Housecall by Zoe Eisenberg   So you’ve decided to put your home on the market. Congratulations! Hopefully, you’ve brought a rockin’ REALTOR® on board to help you list your spot, and together you’ve done your due … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional Before Entering the Market!

Reprinted from Keeping Current Matters Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite the adventure. In this world of instant gratification and internet searches, many sellers think that they can ‘For Sale by Owner’ or ‘FSBO,’ but it’s not as easy … Continue reading

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Millionaire to Millennials: Owning Your Home Can Help You Retire Sooner!

Reprinted from Keeping Current Matters In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “Buying a home is the escalator to wealth in America. Homeownership can also help you retire early, that is, if you pay your mortgage off.” Bach suggests that … Continue reading

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Are Lending Standards Propping Up Home Prices?

Reprinted from Keeping Current Matters Back in 2005, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan described the dramatic increases in residential real estate values as a “froth in housing markets.” Greenspan went on to say: “The increase in the prevalence of interest-only … Continue reading

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Home Maintenance: 5 Quick Exterior Fixes

Reprinted from RIS Media’s Housecall By Rachael Baihn It can be easy for the exterior of your home to look a bit worn after just a few years. Maintenance tasks that need to be taken care of get put off due … Continue reading

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Buying Is Now 26.3% Cheaper Than Renting in the US

Reprinted from Keeping Current Matters The results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that homeownership remains cheaper than renting, with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage, in 98 of the 100 largest metro areas in the United States. In … Continue reading

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