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Apr 27 2022
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Continuing our series of articles to help you navigate the 2022 buying season, we’re taking a look at a relatively recent trend that is driving high demand for homes in some surprising places. For more than a decade, rising home prices have been a reality for large metropolitan areas and their surrounding suburbs. More notably, […]
Apr 13 2022
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Navigating the transition to becoming an adult child and your concerns about the well-being of an aging parent can be difficult. However, healthcare, safety, and financial security are all areas where a candid conversation can make both parties more comfortable. And for each of those areas, there’s one financial tool that can support your parents’ […]
Apr 6 2022
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The number of real estate listings hitting the market is increasing, and competition for homes is heating up as the industry approaches its spring and early summer peak. If 2022 is anything like the previous year, many buyers should be prepared for houses that sell quickly and at a premium price. However, there are some […]
Mar 30 2022
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While location is often considered the most crucial factor in real estate, timing shouldn’t be overlooked. Home prices, interest rates, and inventory are all subject to seasonal trends that can be incredibly frustrating for buyers seeking their dream home. After a record-breaking 2021, and with mortgage interest rates heading higher, many shoppers are planning to […]
Feb 16 2022
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A competitive market requires meticulous timing. In this video, our CEO and founder, Scott Gordon, discusses what to know before you enter the market. Some of the topics he covers: Strong initial offers can help impress sellers Pre-qualification for your mortgage will also show you’re serious and capable of buying Using experienced lenders can help […]
Feb 9 2022
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Sometimes, homeowners find that the home they once loved no longer meets their needs. It could have become too big, too small, or too far away from what’s most important. However, the emotional connection many have with their home can make it difficult to accept such a realization. In these cases, delaying the inevitable can […]
Feb 2 2022
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Believe it or not, the 2022 real estate buying season is just around the corner. After a record-setting 2021 for many parts of the country, most experts agree that house prices will continue to rise and competition for homes will be strong. If you’re one of the many who hope to buy a home this […]
Jan 25 2022
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Before you begin your next home renovation project, take the time to learn from the mistakes of others. Renovation regrets are simple enough to avoid when you know which ones you’re most likely to face. Here are six to watch out for. Spending Too Much Breaking your budget on any financial expenditure can leave you […]
Jan 6 2022
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As 2021 comes to a close, it might be the best time to consider your refinancing options rather than moving it to your list of New Year’s resolutions. Interest rates have ticked up in recent months, and the trend may continue, making a delay more costly as well. If refinancing is on your mind, consider […]
Jan 4 2022
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Money matters can dominate the conversation about New Year’s resolutions. And, of course, there are plenty of paths to consider when hoping to strengthen your finances. For homeowners, a little investment in their property can provide a big pay-off. If improving your financial stability is part of your 2022 plans, consider these home projects to […]