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How Do Presidential Elections Impact the Housing Market?

By Robert DeVore | Jul 12, 2024

Are you wondering if the upcoming election will have an impact on the housing market? Here’s what history tells us you need to know if you’re considering a move. Data shows home sales slow in November but quickly bounce back and rise the following year. Prices usually keep climbing. And mortgage rates typically come down […]

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The Price of Perfection: Don’t Wait for the Perfect Home

By Robert DeVore | Jul 10, 2024

In life, patience is a virtue – but in the world of homebuying, waiting too long in hopes of finding the perfect home actually isn’t wise. That’s because the pursuit of perfection comes at a cost. And in this case, that cost may be delaying your dream of homeownership. As Bankrate explains: “One of the […]

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Why Your Asking Price Matters Even More Right Now

By Robert DeVore | Jul 9, 2024

If you’re thinking about selling your house, here’s something you really need to know. Even though it’s still a seller’s market today, you can’t pick just any price for your listing. While home prices are still appreciating in most areas, they’re climbing at a slower pace because higher mortgage rates are putting a squeeze on […]

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Not a Crash: 3 Graphs That Show How Today’s Inventory Differs from 2008

By Robert DeVore | Jul 8, 2024

Even if you didn’t own a home at the time, you probably remember the housing crisis in 2008. That crash impacted the lives of countless people, and many now live with the worry that something like that could happen again. But rest easy, because things are different than they were back then. As Business Insider […]

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Things To Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage

By Robert DeVore | Jul 8, 2024

There are a few key things you’ll want to avoid after applying for a mortgage to make sure you’re in the best position when you get to the closing table. Don’t change bank accounts, apply for new credit, make any large purchases or transfers, and don’t co-sign loans for anyone. Here’s a good rule of […]

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Homeownership: The Heart of the American Dream

By Robert DeVore | Jul 4, 2024

Everyone’s vision for the future is personal and unique. But for many, common goals include success, freedom, and prosperity — values closely tied to having your own home and the iconic feeling of achieving the American Dream. A recent survey by Bankrate reveals exactly that: homeownership is still a part of the American Dream. The […]

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Homeowners Gained $28K in Equity over the Past Year

By Robert DeVore | Jul 3, 2024

If you own a home, your net worth has probably gone up a lot over the past year. Home prices have been rising, which means you’re building equity much faster than you might think. Here’s how it works. Equity is the current value of your home minus what you owe on the loan. Over the […]

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Real Estate Still Holds the Title of Best Long-Term Investment

By Robert DeVore | Jul 3, 2024

With all the headlines circulating about home prices and mortgage rates, you may be asking yourself if it still makes sense to buy a home right now, or if it’s better to keep renting. Here’s some information that could help put your mind at ease by showing that investing in a home is still a powerful […]

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What To Do When Your House Didn’t Sell

By Robert DeVore | Jul 1, 2024

If your listing expired and your house didn’t sell, it’s totally natural to feel a mix of frustration and disappointment. And as you’re working through that, you’re probably also wondering what went wrong and what you should do next. If you still need to move and want to get it back on the market, here […]

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