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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – September 9th, 2019

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – September 9th, 2019

September 9, 2019 |

Last week’s economic reports included readings on construction spending, public and private-sector jobs and the national unemployment rate. Weekly reports on mortgage rates and first-time jobless claims were also released.

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6 Smart Ways Hardware Can Upgrade Your New Home

6 Smart Ways Hardware Can Upgrade Your New Home

September 6, 2019 |

Decorating and putting the finishing touches on your new home is definitely one of the most fun parts of moving. It’s satisfying to fill your new home with furnishings and d?cor choices that reflect your personality and lifestyle.

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Young Home Buyers Are A Growing Trend

Young Home Buyers Are A Growing Trend

September 4, 2019 |

A new group of young American adults is emerging as home buyers. These are the young adults who were born after 1995 and are part of the demographic group named Generation Z (Gen Z). In 2019, there are 31.5 million Gen Z members who are adult age. This will increase to 44.5 million adults in this demographic group by 2032 as all the younger members become adults.

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Are Tiny Homes Here To Stay?

Are Tiny Homes Here To Stay?

August 30, 2019 |

The average size of an American home has been increasing since the 1970s. The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) reports that, in 1973, the median size for a new home in the United States was 1,660 square feet.

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How To Maximize The Resale Value Of Your Home

How To Maximize The Resale Value Of Your Home

August 22, 2019 |

There are a few things to consider, when selling a home, that will help you maximize your potential for a better sales price. Seasoned real estate professionals are one of your best resources for these tips.

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What Are The Pros And Cons Of Covenants, Codes and Restrictions?

What Are The Pros And Cons Of Covenants, Codes and Restrictions?

August 21, 2019 |

There is a joke about gated communities that says the walls are not just there to keep the people out but to keep the residents in. Living in a gated community that is subject to the rules of a homeowners’ association (HOA) can be a pleasant or a severely irritating experience, depending on the perspective a homeowner has about lifestyles.

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Why Do People Stage Homes To Sell?

Why Do People Stage Homes To Sell?

August 2, 2019 |

If you’re selling your home, your real estate agent has likely advised you to stage your home to sell. But why exactly do people stage homes to sell? Some people go to great lengths to stage their home too, even going so far as moving possessions into storage units or renting furnishings!

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What Is Eminent Domain?

What Is Eminent Domain?

July 31, 2019 |

Eminent domain is a law that gives the federal, state, county, and municipal governments in the United States the legal right to “condemn” property and then seize it to allow its use for development. Eminent domain is supposed to be used by the government at the various levels to do things for the public benefit, such as to build new roads or construct new public schools.

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WTH is a Credit Score?

WTH is a Credit Score?

July 25, 2019 |

Do you really know what a credit score is? And how to “get” one? Your questions answered!

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The Monopoly Technique – How To Build Value By Acquiring Adjacent Properties

The Monopoly Technique – How To Build Value By Acquiring Adjacent Properties

July 25, 2019 |

Have you ever played the classic board game called Monopoly? The object of the game is to collect all the properties until one winner bankrupts all the other players. The other part of the game is that accumulating properties adjacent to each other increases the value of the individual properties. When a player acquires all the properties of the same color (two or three), then the rents go up and property development can begin.

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