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What You Can do Right now to Prepare for Homeownership

Reprinted from Keeping Current Matters As rent prices continue to soar, many renters want to know what they can do to get ready to buy their first home. According to recent data from ApartmentList.com: “The first half of 2021 has … Continue reading

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What Buyers and Sellers Need to Know About the Appraisal Gap

Reprinted from Keeping Current Matters It’s economy 101 – when supply is low and demand is high, prices naturally rise. That’s what’s happening in today’s housing market. Home prices are appreciating at near-historic rates, and that’s creating some challenges when … Continue reading

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If Housing Affordability is About the Money, Don’t Forget This

Reprinted from Keeping Current Matters There are many non-financial benefits of buying your own home. However, today’s headlines seem to be focusing primarily on the financial aspects of homeownership – specifically affordability. Many articles are making the claim that it’s … Continue reading

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Why 2021 is Still the Year to See Your House

Reprinted from Keeping Current Matters If you’re trying to decide whether or not to sell your house, this is the time to think seriously about making a move. Fannie Mae’s recent Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) reveals the number of respondents … Continue reading

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What Does Being in a Seller’s Market Mean?

Reprinted from Keeping Current Matters Whether or not you’ve been following the real estate industry lately, there’s a good chance you’ve heard we’re in a serious sellers’ market. But what does that really mean? And why are conditions today so … Continue reading

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A Look at Home Price Appreciation and What it Means for Sellers

Reprinted from Keeping Current Matters When you hear the phrase home price appreciation, what does it mean to you? Through context clues alone, chances are you know it has to do with rising home prices. And as a seller, you … Continue reading

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Are Houses Less Affordable Than They Were in the Past Decades?

Reprinted from Keeping Current Matters There are many headlines about how housing affordability is declining. The headlines are correct: it’s less affordable to purchase a home today than it was a year ago. However, it’s important to give this trend … Continue reading

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Ready to Sell, but Don’t Know Where You’ll Go?

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Surprising Shift Favors Homeowners: Buyers Now Prefer Existing Homes

Reprinted from Keeping Current Matters In April, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) posted an article, Home Buyers’ Preferences Shift Towards New Construction, which reported: “60% of people who were looking to buy a home in 2020 said they’d … Continue reading

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Sellers: Make Today’s Home Price Appreciation Work for You

Reprinted from Keeping Current Matters Home prices continue to rise as we move through the summer, and that’s good news for sellers who are looking to maximize their home’s potential. If you’re on the fence about whether to list your … Continue reading

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