Buyers

Dec. 7, 2023

Why You Need To Use a Real Estate Agent When You Buy a Home

If you’ve recently decided you’re ready to become a homeowner, chances are you’re trying to figure out what to do first. Knowing where to start can feel overwhelming, but the good news is you don’t have to navigate all of that alone.

When it comes to buying a home, there are ...

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Nov. 9, 2023

Thinking About Using Your 401(k) To Buy a Home?

Are you dreaming of buying your home and wondering how you’ll save for a down payment? You’re not alone. Some people think about tapping into their 401(k) savings to make it happen. But before you decide to dip into your retirement to buy a home, be sure to consider ...

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Sept. 8, 2023

Renting vs. Buying

Renting gets expensive FAST! Your rent could cost more than buying your dream home much sooner than you may think! Take a look at how buying compares to renting over time - and let's talk if you’re ready to examine how the numbers shake out for your exact rent vs ...

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Aug. 14, 2023

Where Are People Moving Today and Why?

Plenty of people are still moving these days. And if you’re thinking of making a move yourself, you may be considering the inventory and affordability challenges in the housing market and wondering what you can do to help offset those. A new report from Gravy Analytics provides insight into where people are ...

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Posted in Buyers, Sellers
July 3, 2023

Evaluating Your Wants and Needs as a Homebuyer Matters More Today

When it comes to buying a home, especially with today’s affordability challenges, you’ll want to be strategic. Mortgage rates impact how much it costs to borrow money for your home loan. And, to help offset the higher borrowing costs today, some homebuyers are taking a close look at their ...

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June 5, 2023

Reasons To Own Your Home

June is National Homeownership Month, and it’s a perfect time to think about all the benefits that come with owning your home.

Owning a home not only makes you feel proud and accomplished, but it’s also a big step toward having a secure and stable financial future.

Reasons To Own Your Home

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May 24, 2023

Owning a Home Helps Protect Against Inflation

 

You’re probably feeling the impact of high inflation every day as prices have gone up on groceries, gas, and more. If you’re a renter, you’re likely experiencing it a lot as your rent continues to rise. Between all of those elevated costs and uncertainty about a potential recession ...

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Posted in Buyers, Market Updates
May 18, 2023

The Worst Home Price Declines Are Behind Us

If you’re following the news today, you may feel a bit unsure about what’s

happening with home prices and fear whether or not the worst is yet to come. That’s because today’s headlines are painting an unnecessarily negative picture. Contrary to those headlines, home prices aren’t in a freefall ...

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May 10, 2023

The Power of Pre-Approval

Home Buying Puzzle

If you’re buying a home this spring, today’s housing market can feel like a challenge. With so few homes on the market right now, plus higher mortgage rates, it’s essential to have a firm grasp on your homebuying budget. You’ll also need a sense of determination to find the right ...

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