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What’s Really Happening with Mortgage Rates?

By Robert DeVore | Feb 12, 2024

Are you feeling a bit unsure about what’s really happening with mortgage rates? That might be because you’ve heard someone say they’re coming down. But then you read somewhere else that they’re up again. And that may leave you scratching your head and wondering what’s true. The simplest answer is: that what you read or […]

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Winning Plays for Buying a Home in Today’s Market

By Robert DeVore | Feb 9, 2024

Some Highlights In today’s housing market, you can still come out on top if you have the right team and plan. To win when buying a home, you need to build your team, make strategic plays, consider what’s in and out of bounds, and stand out from the crowd. Let’s connect today to make your […]

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Home Equity Can Be a Game Changer When You Sell

By Robert DeVore | Feb 8, 2024

Are you on the fence about selling your house? While affordability is improving this year, it’s still tight. And that may be on your mind. But understanding your home equity could be the key to making your decision easier. An article from Bankrate explains: “Home equity is the difference between your home’s value and the […]

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Why Pre-Approval Is Even More Important This Year

By Robert DeVore | Feb 8, 2024

On the road to becoming a homeowner? If so, you may have heard the term pre-approval get tossed around. Let’s break down what it is and why it’s important if you’re looking to buy a home in 2024. What Pre-Approval Is As part of the homebuying process, your lender will look at your finances to […]

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Houses Are Still Selling Fast

By Robert DeVore | Feb 6, 2024

Have you been thinking about selling your house? If so, here’s some good news. While the housing market isn’t as frenzied as it was during the ‘unicorn’ years when houses were selling quicker than ever, they’re still selling faster than normal. The graph below uses data from Realtor.com to tell the story of median days […]

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Why Having Your Own Agent Matters When Buying a New Construction Home

By Robert DeVore | Feb 5, 2024

Finding the right home is one of the biggest challenges for potential buyers today. Right now, the supply of homes for sale is still low. But there is a bright spot. Newly built homes make up a larger percent of the total homes available for sale than normal. That’s why, if you’re craving more options, […]

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There’s No Foreclosure Wave in Sight

By Robert DeVore | Feb 2, 2024

Some Highlights Headlines saying foreclosures are rising might make you feel uneasy. But the truth is, there’s no need to worry. If you look at the latest numbers, they’re still below pre-pandemic norms and way below what happened during the crash. If you’re worried about a flood of foreclosures, the data shows a foreclosure crisis […]

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Don’t Wait Until Spring To Sell Your House

By Robert DeVore | Feb 1, 2024

As you think about the year ahead, one of your big goals may be moving. But, how do you know when to make your move? While spring is usually the peak homebuying season, you don’t actually need to wait until spring to sell. Here’s why. 1. Take Advantage of Lower Mortgage Rates Last October, the […]

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Foreclosure Activity Is Still Lower than the Norm

By Robert DeVore | Feb 1, 2024

Have you seen headlines talking about the increase in foreclosures in today’s housing market? If so, they may leave you feeling a bit uneasy about what’s ahead. But remember, these clickbait titles don’t always give you the full story. The truth is, if you compare the current numbers with what usually happens in the market, […]

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