Owning V.S. Renting: Things to Consider

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If you’re thinking about moving and are starting to weigh your options going forward, you’ve certainly considered the differences between owning and renting property. The differences are significant and each route comes with pros and cons. Much of the deciding factor comes right down to personal preference and financial standing. It’s important to determine the […]

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Escrow: How to Navigate the Enigmatic Closing Process

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Buying a house is a significant task to begin with. House searching, negotiations, financing, the whole situation can be confusing and utterly stressful. However, having the right team to support you and walk you through any questions you may have will keep you on the right track. One particularly confusing piece of home buying is […]

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Housing Bubbles: Why They Occur and How They Pop

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The reality is that when you buy a house, it is a possibility that the value of your home may decrease over time. Historically, housing markets were less susceptible to exaggerated pricing bubbles compared to other financial markets. The stable housing market was credited to large investment costs put into owning a home. However, all […]

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Real Estate of the Future: How Will the Internet of Things Change How People Buy Homes

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We live in a world where our digital culture is accelerating at a rapid rate. Brands from all industries are struggling to keep up, and those that don’t are quickly falling behind. This immersion into the digital space has created a connected world fueled by the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT is becoming an […]

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Find the Right Layout for Your Home Cocoon

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Buying a home is a huge accomplishment. Even though many young adults today are still renting, owning a home is milestone that most millennials see in their future. In 2014, millennials made up 32% of the U.S. housing market and have quickly pulled ahead of Generation X as the largest segment of buyers, according to […]

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Calculating the Right Budget For Your New Home

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More and more millennials are stepping into the home ownership realm. If you fall into this group of individuals planning on stepping out on your own, you may be looking for a place to start. So, when you first step out into the market as a homebuyer, where exactly is the starting line? What are […]

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Do I Really Need a Real Estate Agent?

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According to research conducted by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), existing home sales are forecasted to increase to 5.3 million in 2015 and 5.4 million in 2016. Additionally, the NAR research that measures national and regional existing home sales on a monthly basis recently reported that existing home sales in March, 2015 jumped to […]

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Home Inspections: What You Need To Know

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Home inspections are a crucial step in the purchase of a home. You don’t want to move into your brand new home only to find that the air conditioning isn’t running. The point of home inspections is to conduct an all-inclusive review of your new home. It is very important that inspections happen prior to […]

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