Market Updates

Dec. 10, 2018

Should I Wait Another Year to Buy?

What If I Wait Until 2019 To Buy A Home? | Simplifying The Market

 

What If I Wait A Year to Buy a Home?

National home prices have increased by 5.4% since this time last year. Over that same time period, interest rates have remained near historic lows which has allowed many buyers to enter ...

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Oct. 24, 2018

15%-20% for Down Payments are a Thing of the Past!

Still Think You Need 15-20% Down to Buy a Home? Think Again! | Simplifying The Market

 

Still Think You Need 15-20% Down to Buy a Home? Think Again!

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Oct. 17, 2018

5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search

5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search | Simplifying The Market

 

5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search

 

In a ...

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Oct. 9, 2018

What's Going on with Home Prices?

What’s Going On With Home Prices? | Simplifying The Market

What’s Going On With Home Prices?

According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insights Report, national home prices in August were up 5.5% from August 2017. This marks the first time since June 2016 that home prices did not appreciate by at least 6 ...

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Aug. 27, 2018

Rent of Buy?

Rent or Buy: Either Way Youâ??re Paying A Mortgage! | Simplifying The Market

Rent or Buy: Either Way You’re Paying A Mortgage!

There are some people who have not purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize, however, that unless you are living with your parents rent-free ...

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Aug. 22, 2018

Having Trouble Saving for a Down Payment?

Having Trouble Saving Enough for Your Down Payment? Crowdfund It! | Simplifying The Market

 

Having Trouble Saving Enough for Your Down Payment? Crowdfund It!

You read that right! First-time buyers across the country are getting creative when it comes to saving the necessary down payment to buy a home.

Many couples are asking their wedding ...

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July 30, 2018

#1 Reason to List Your Home Today!

The #1 Reason to Put Your House on The Market TODAY! | Simplifying The Market

 

The #1 Reason to Put Your House on The Market TODAY!

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released the results of their latest Existing Home Sales Report which revealed that home sales declined 0.6% to a seasonally adjusted annual ...

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July 24, 2018

2 Ways to Get the Best Price When Selling Your Home

Selling Your Home? Hereâ??s 2 Ways to Get the Best Price! | Simplifying The MarketSelling Your Home? Here’s 2 Ways to Get the Best Price!

 

Here are two ways to ensure that you get the highest price possible.

1. Price it a Little Low

This may seem counterintuitive, but let’s take a look at this concept ...

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June 27, 2018

Median Home Value

Whatâ??s the Median Home Value in Your State? | Simplifying The Market

 

What’s the Median Home Value in Your State?

If you’ve entered the real estate market as a buyer or a seller, you’ve inevitably heard the mantra “location, location, location” in reference to identical homes increasing or decreasing in value based on ...

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June 18, 2018

Inventory is Low

How A Lack of Inventory Impacts the Housing Market

The housing crisis is finally in the rear-view mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are up, home sales are up, and distressed sales (foreclosures and short sales ...

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