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June 1, 2024

Mid-Year Market Update for 2024: What Buyers and Sellers Need to Know

Mid-Year Market Update for 2024: What Buyers and Sellers Need to Know

 

Last December, when the Federal Reserve projected a series of benchmark rate cuts in the coming year, some analysts speculated that mortgage rates—which had recently peaked near 8%—would fall closer to 6% by mid-2024.1,2 ...

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March 1, 2024

Downsize Your Home, Rightsize Your Life:

Downsize Your Home, Rightsize Your Life: 

How to Choose the Ideal Smaller Home

 

When you've lived somewhere for many years, it can be tough to say goodbye. But if you (or a loved one) currently have a home that is bigger than necessary or has a lot ...

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Feb. 1, 2024

Upgrade Your Home With These 2024 Design Trends

 

One of the best parts of owning a home is the freedom to make it truly your own with design choices that reflect your personality and lifestyle. Whether you lean toward contemporary design or a farmhouse aesthetic, your home is your canvas. 

 

Even so, it’s always smart ...

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Jan. 1, 2024

Real Estate Market Forecast: Opportunities for Home Buyers and Sellers in 2024

A growing share of home buyers and sellers sat on the sidelines last year as the pace of home sales continued its downward trajectory.1 In fact, since the Federal Reserve began its series of interest rate hikes in 2022, the combination of higher borrowing costs and record-high home prices ...

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Dec. 16, 2023

Celebrate Sustainably: 5 Ideas for an Eco-Friendly Holiday at Home

Celebrate Sustainably: 5 Ideas for an Eco-Friendly Holiday at Home

 

It's the most wonderful time of the year. But for many families with festive plans and hectic schedules, it's also the most wasteful. 

 

According to one survey, for example, 60% of respondents admitted to throwing ...

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Nov. 1, 2023

35 Tips to Furnish Your New Home for Less

 

 

Buying a new home is one of the most exciting experiences in life. And if you’re like most homebuyers, you’ll be planning your furniture placement and decor before the ink dries on your offer letter.

 

But before you run to the nearest home goods store, take a ...

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Oct. 3, 2023

Income Properties Are Trending, But Is Landlord Life for You?

Income Properties Are Trending, But Is Landlord Life for You?

 

If the thought of investing your money into brick and mortar—or perhaps some stylishly-painted siding—excites you, join the club. 

 

Investing in real estate has long been one of Americans' favorite ways to grow their wealth. In ...

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Sept. 15, 2023

Top Seven Tips To Attract the Best Offers for Your Home

Apologies for delayed blog..... family wedding in Sweden! :)

 

Not long ago, home sellers were in their heyday, as historically-low mortgage rates triggered a real estate buying frenzy. However, the Federal Reserve shut down the party when it began raising interest rates last year. 

 

Now, it’s not ...

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Aug. 1, 2023

7 Common Homebuyer Regrets (And How To Avoid Them)

7 Common Homebuyer Regrets (And How To Avoid Them) 

 

To avoid buyer's remorse, be sure to consider your future self when shopping for a home.

 

Most new homebuyers don't regret becoming homeowners. In fact, according to a survey by LendingTree, 80% of recent buyers who ...

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July 12, 2023

Renovate or Relocate? 3 Questions To Help You Decide

Does your current home no longer serve your needs?

 

If so, you may be torn between relocating to a new home or renovating your existing one. This can be a difficult choice, and there’s a lot to consider—including potential costs, long-term financial implications, and quality of life.  ...

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