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The Competitive Housing Market

We all know we’re in the middle of a red hot real estate market – a market where the home inspection clause, once considered a standard and essential part of any real estate contract, is no longer being added to the purchase contract.   In markets like this, buyers often find themselves competing against multiple offers.  […]

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A Seller’s Market vs a Buyer’s Market

Making the most out of the real estate industry depends on your ability to identify and differentiate the seller’s and buyer’s markets.  Wondering what those terms mean?  Let’s take you through the meanings, the differences, and how to identify a seller’s market and a buyer’s market. What does a Seller’s market mean?  A seller’s market takes […]

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The Future of Home Price Appreciation and What it Means for You

Many consumers are wondering what will happen with home values over the next few years.  Some are concerned that the recent increase in home prices will lead to a situation similar to the housing crash 15 years ago. Experts say the market is totally different today.  Deputy Chief Economist at First American tweeted just last […]

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Where Are Mortgage Rates Headed?

Coming into this year, most experts projected mortgage rates would gradually increase and end 2022 in the high three-percent range.  Here it is – only April, and rates have already blown past those numbers!  Freddie Mac announced last week that the 30-year fixed rate mortgage is already at 4.875%.  The Chief Economist at realtor.com tweeted on March 31:  “Continuing […]

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What 5G Means For Real Estate

We hear a lot of hype these days about 5G – so named because it’s the fifth generation of cellular technology.  With the explosion of new connected gadgets and streaming video demand, wide availability will mean an end to spotty cellular servicee in crowded areas and will foster seamless connectivity for devices from smart phones […]

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