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What Can You Expect When a Real Estate Appraisal is Ordered

Buying and selling real estate entails a variety of steps, most of which have been designed to protect consumers. Many new guidelines were implemented after the 2008 stock market crash. The crash happened because too many people had loans they couldn’t afford due to relaxed lending practices. The relaxed lending practices led to high demand

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Owning a Second Home is a Possibility

The National Association of Realtors recently posted an article on LinkedIn about the skyrocketing sales of vacation homes as a result of the pandemic. This trend began last summer when most states were on lockdown and that trend has only strengthened as people have a greater desire to own a second home particularly those living in large metro areas where many lockdowns were much more restrictive.

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The Effects of Current Mortgage Interest Rates

You have seen the news; the housing market has more buyers than sellers creating a shortage of inventory for buyers ready to take advantage of those low interest rates. But why are the interest rates such a big deal when home prices are on the rise?

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Avoid the Headache & Hire a Real Estate Professional

The growth of social media and real estate websites has had many positive impacts on selling and buying real estate but not without some negative impacts. Yes, it has given us the convenience of scrolling through thousands of homes at all hours of the day. On the other hand, many people have attempted to buy and/or sell real estate solo resulting in headaches for many.

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Taking the Worries Out of the Home Buying Process

Home buying can be a scary and overwhelming process. For most, purchasing a home is the largest investment a person will make. Therefore, it is no surprise that people tend to get nervous about such a large commitment. Here are a few tips to ease your worries: Hiring the right real estate agent is one

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Take Advantage of Historically-Low Interest Rates

Interest rates are at historic lows and you certainly don’t want to miss out on your opportunity to take advantage of them. The best way to capitalize on these rates is to purchase that new home or tract of land you’ve always dreamed of.