Move-in Tips for New Construction Homeowners

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Many home buyers are taking advantage of new home construction opportunities. Developers have been building homes and residential communities to keep up with the increased buyer demand of recent years. Some homeowners are taking it upon themselves to buy their own land on which to design and build their dream homes. Moving into a new […]

5 Real Estate Myths for Home Buyers—The Truth is Out There!

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Last time, we highlighted 5 Real Estate Myths for Home Sellers in the current housing market. This week, we want to turn the tables and focus on some of the common myths and misconceptions facing today’s home buyers. It’s no secret that buyer demand has been high and there is a lot of competition for […]

Is it a Good Time for Building a New Home?

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The idea of building a new home is very appealing. If you are able to find the right property, you can design and build the house of your dreams from the ground up. In some markets, it can be done cheaper than buying an existing home. In others, it may cost you more. It all […]

Making Changes to a New Home—Where to Start

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Buying a new home is a very exciting experience. It’s a chance to start fresh and create new memories in a special place. Many home buyers are purchasing properties with the intention of making some changes. Whether it’s major renovations, minor remodeling or necessary home improvements, it can be difficult to know where to start. […]

Which State is the Best Retirement Destination?

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Retirement may be many years away for some of you. For others, it is just around the corner. We can’t tell you when to retire or how to save money for retirement. However, where to retire is a question we do get asked from our real estate clients from time to time. Where Do You […]

Moving? Here Are 10 Tips to Prepare for Your Move.

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Are you planning to make move in the near future? Are you already in the process of selling your house and/or purchasing your new home? If you have a big move ahead of you, it’s smart to start planning as soon as possible. Here are some moving tips to consider: 1. Don’t Wait It’s easy […]

From Offer to Closing: What to Expect When Buying a Home

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In addition to being financially prepared for the home buying process, you should also be mentally prepared. It helps to understand the real estate process. In this article, we will walk you through the standard steps of buying a home, from the initial purchase offer to the final closing stage when you finally get the […]

What Can We Expect from Real Estate in 2022?

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As 2021 comes to an end, it’s time to reflect on everything that has happened in this crazy year. It’s also time to start looking ahead to 2022 and what we might expect from the real estate market.  Recovering from the Market Pause We saw a significant market “pause” in 2020 due to the uncertainty […]

6 Reasons Not to Skip a Home Inspection

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As a home buyer, your goal is to find the best ideal home that suits your needs and style. You’ll be looking at numerous properties and you will ultimately find yourself making an offer on a house that you really want. It fits your budget and checks all of the most important boxes on your […]

How Do Mortgage Rates Affect Home Buyers and Sellers?

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If you are planning to buy or sell a home (or both) in the near future, it’s always a good idea to keep your eye on mortgage rates. Understand the trends, project potential rate changes and know how they will affect your move. Mortgage interest rates have a significant impact on the real estate market. […]