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Tips and Benefits of Buying a Home During the Holidays
November 27, 2020

Tips and Benefits of Buying a Home During the Holidays

The holiday months and winter may not be traditional peak homebuying seasons - there are historically less homes on the market - but there are actually advantages to being a buyer during the holiday s...


Upgrades to Make to Your House Ahead of the Holidays
November 15, 2022

Upgrades to Make to Your House Ahead of the Holidays

Getting Cash Now Renovations that provide the most bang for your buck are ones that tangibly generate returns that recoup the initial investment costs. While most home improvements add value to a hom...


Let the Equity in Your Home Pay for Holiday Expenses
December 1, 2022

Let the Equity in Your Home Pay for Holiday Expenses

Gifts for the Special People in Your Life Giving gifts can be joyful, and we get to imagine what loved ones might enjoy receiving. Often the best gifts are those that are given mindfully. One idea is ...


Sharp Drop in Rates Spark Jump in Applications
January 14, 2019

Sharp Drop in Rates Spark Jump in Applications

The combination of lower mortgage rates and an unusually slow end to 2018 caused mortgage applications to surge to start this year. Overall volume jumped 23.5 percent last week from the previous week,...


Housing Market is Expected to Stabilize in 2019
December 24, 2018

Housing Market is Expected to Stabilize in 2019

Economic growth is expected to slow in 2019 leading to stabilized home sales and mortgage rates, according to Fannie Mae‘s economic and strategic research group.  A widening trade deficit and moderati...


The Best Time of Year to Buy a Home – Seasons and Timing
August 12, 2021

The Best Time of Year to Buy a Home – Seasons and Timing

The Best Times and Months of Year to Buy a House Fall According to a Zillow analysis of 2016 listing and sales data, 26% of buyers paid above list price in April while in November, just 15% of homes...