Market Updates

May 31, 2023

On the fence about selling... then this article is for you


If you’re trying to decide if now’s the time to sell your house, here’s what you should know. The limited number of homes available right now gives you a big advantage. That’s because there are more buyers out there than there are homes for sale. And, with so few ...

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May 24, 2023

managing the appraisal process




Appraisals have always been an important part of the homebuying process but have often been considered more of a behind-the-scenes formality. Today, however, appraisals are a front-and-center issue.

A lender orders an appraisal during the mortgage approval to confirm that a home is worth the price on ...

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May 17, 2023

Mortgage update: Interest Rates




After a turbulent 2022, mortgage interest rates have been relatively stable this year, with the average 30-year fixed rate largely treading in a half-point range between 6.25% and 6.75%. And, while hyperbole is likely to dominate the headlines over the next few weeks with yet ...

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May 10, 2023

Still thinking about a housing crash




There’s been some concern lately that the housing market is headed for a crash. And given some of the affordability challenges in the housing market, along with a lot of recession talk in the media, it’s easy enough to understand why that worry has come up.

But ...

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May 3, 2023

What affects home affordability



There’s been a lot of focus on higher mortgage rates and how they’re creating affordability challenges for today’s homebuyers. It’s true that rates climbed dramatically since the record-low we saw during the pandemic. But home affordability is based on more than just mortgage rates – it’s determined by ...

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April 26, 2023

Maximize your curb appeal





Prior to selling your home, much of the focus is placed on staging and decluttering the interior. While these things are certainly important, sellers should also keep in mind that the exterior of their property is a potential buyer’s first impression for both in-person and online ...

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April 19, 2023

Home inspections for sellers

Some Highlights

  • The inspection is a major part of the home selling process.
  • Many buyers used to waive inspections to be more competitive with their offer, but recently, inspections and repairs are becoming popular again.
  • Connect with a trusted real estate agent so you have an expert on your side ...
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April 12, 2023

Using your tax refund to buy a house





Have you been saving up to buy a home this year? If so, you know there are a variety of expenses involved – from your down payment to closing costs. But there’s good news – your tax refund can help you achieve your goals by paying ...

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April 4, 2023

Facts about closing costs revealed





Some Highlights

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March 29, 2023

THE best time to sell your home




I'm a beliver that there is NEVER a bad time to sellIf you’re thinking about selling this spring, it’s time to get moving – the best week to list your house is fast approaching.

Experts at looked at seasonal trends from recent years (excluding ...

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