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Feb 23

You May Not Need as Much as You Think for Your Down Payment [INFOGRAPHIC]

You May Not Need as Much as You Think for Your Down Payment [INFOGRAPHIC] Simplifying The Market

You May Not Need as Much as You Think for Your Down Payment [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

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Feb 23

Experts Forecast a Turnaround in the Housing Market in 2023

Experts Forecast a Turnaround in the Housing Market in 2023 Simplifying The Market

The housing market has gone through a lot of change recently, and much of that was a result of how quickly mortgage rates rose last year. Continue reading →


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Feb 23

Should You Rent Your House or Sell It?

Should You Rent Your House or Sell It? Simplifying The Market

If you’re a homeowner ready to make a move, you may be thinking about using your current house as a short-term rental property instead of selling it. A short-term rental (STR) is typically offered as an alternative to a hotel, and they’re an investment that’s gained popularity in recent years. According to a Harris Poll survey, 28% of homeowners have considered using a rental service to temporarily rent out their home for additional income. Continue reading →


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Jan 23

Lower Mortgage Rates Are Bringing Buyers Back to the Market

Lower Mortgage Rates Are Bringing Buyers Back to the Market Simplifying The Market

As mortgage rates rose last year, activity in the housing market slowed down. And as a result, homes started seeing fewer offers and stayed on the market longer. That meant some homeowners decided to press pause on selling. Continue reading →


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Jan 23

Where Will You Go If You Sell? You Have Options.

Where Will You Go If You Sell? You Have Options. Simplifying The Market

There are plenty of good reasons you might be ready to move. No matter your motivations, before you list your current house, you need to consider where you’ll go next. Continue reading →


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Jan 23

Homeownership Builds Your Wealth over Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

Homeownership Builds Your Wealth over Time [INFOGRAPHIC] Simplifying The Market

Homeownership Builds Your Wealth over Time [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

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Jan 23

Why It Makes Sense To Move Before Spring

Why It Makes Sense To Move Before Spring Simplifying The Market

Spring is usually the busiest season in the housing market. Many buyers wait until then to make their move, believing it’s the best time to find a home. However, that isn’t always the case when you factor in the competition you could face with other buyers at that time of year. If you’re ready to buy a home, here’s why it makes sense to move before the spring market picks up. Continue reading →


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Jan 23

Why You Shouldn’t Fear Today’s Foreclosure Headlines

Why You Shouldn’t Fear Today’s Foreclosure Headlines Simplifying The Market

If you’ve seen recent headlines about foreclosures surging in the housing market, you’re certainly not alone. There’s no doubt, the stories in the media can be pretty confusing right now. They may even make you think twice about buying a home for fear that prices could crash. The reality is, the data shows a foreclosure crisis is not where the market is headed, and understanding what that really means is mission critical if you want to know the truth about what’s happening today. Here’s a deeper look. Continue reading →


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Jan 23

The 3 Factors That Affect Home Affordability

The 3 Factors That Affect Home Affordability Simplifying The Market

If you’ve been following the housing market over the last couple of years, you’ve likely heard about growing affordability challenges. But according to experts, the key factors that determine housing affordability are projected to improve this year. Selma Hepp, Executive, Deputy Chief Economist at CoreLogic, shares: Continue reading →


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Jan 23

Want To Sell Your House? Price It Right.

Want To Sell Your House? Price It Right. Simplifying The Market

Last year, the housing market slowed down in response to higher mortgage rates, and that had an impact on home prices. If you’re thinking of selling your house soon, that means you’ll want to adjust your expectations accordingly. As realtor.com explains: Continue reading →