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Home Prices – Where Are We Headed?

Home Prices – Where Are We Headed?

How can buyers be assured they are paying market value for their new home? Are our rising home prices creating fear in the market place for first-time homeowners? On most listing appointments, I am asked, “You are the expert, what’s our best number?” Showing my...

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Home Buyers – Success or Sabotage?

Home Buyers – Success or Sabotage?

The best reason for a home buyer to contact a real estate professional is to make sure that mistakes are avoided and that a home buyer does not sabotage his home purchase.  Here are my “Top 8” that I discuss with my buyers prior to the home search. Meet Your Mortgage...

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The Housing Market Moving Forward

The Housing Market Moving Forward

Many of my clients are calling me because of the confusing information that is being dispelled from the media about our housing market. My colleagues and I are getting concerned about the homeowners who have planted themselves for more than eleven years in their...

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Renovate? The Good and The . . .

Renovate? The Good and The . . .

I published an article years ago entitled, “Renovation or Relocation . . . That is the Question.” Still today, one of the greatest pastimes of many homeowners is to snuggle up to a new episode of “The Property Brothers” on HGTV and watching Jonathan turn an old house...

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Where Are Our Prices Headed?

Where Are Our Prices Headed?

My clients have been contacting me to inquire as to where housing prices may be headed and question their current homes that they have lived in for more than five years.I encourage those who are looking to buy or sell within the next year to allow me to do a market...

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What May Affect Our Market?

What May Affect Our Market?

Interest Rates are Increasing -- According to Freddie Mac’s latest survey, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage interest rate jumped up to 3.94% in December 2016. Interest rates had been hovering around 3.5% since June of 2016, and many of you may be wondering why the...

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What Does Your Listing Agent Do – Part II

What Does Your Listing Agent Do – Part II

This is a continuation from last month’s article. It is important to qualify the buyers which prevents unqualified buyers from wasting everyone’s time, including the Seller. The Realtor should verify: Homeowners Association information and copies of restrictions and...

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What Does Your Listing Agent Do? Part I

What Does Your Listing Agent Do? Part I

When selling your home, these are just some of the duties of your listing agent. Schedule Listing Appointment When sellers decide to hire an experienced Realtor® to sell their home, the agent schedules a time to meet with all the decision makers. They do a...

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