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Feds Raised Interest Rates, 2nd Time This Year!

The Federal Reserve voted on Wednesday to raise the key interest rate one-quarter percentage point, ticking off the second of three hikes slated for this year. Analysts largely predicted the outcome, even as lagging inflation gave cause for concern. “In view of realized and expected labor market conditions and inflation, the [Federal Open Market] Committee […]

Here are 6 Signs that the Seller is Open for Negotiation!

As a buyer, the more you can get out of a real estate deal, the better and that includes a lower purchase price. Having said that, any information you can gather about the seller regarding the motivations that lie beneath why they’re selling and how open they are to negotiate would be very helpful. In […]

INFOGRAPHIC: 8 Buyer Blunders to Avoid in a Seller’s Market

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Strategies for Writing an Offer on Overpriced Homes

Today’s market it literally insane!   After weeks and months, your dream home finally shows up in your portal and we see it together and realize that this is it….. But then reality hits, the price is at the very high end of what you can afford/what you have set your limits plus it seems […]

Is Your Home Not Selling? Is It Time For A Price Reduction?

Your home has been on the market for a few weeks now with no offers coming in, despite all the showings that have been booked. What could be the problem? Getting feedback from prospective buyers is important in order to gain valuable insight into potential issues with your home that warrant attention. Maybe the problem […]

Sellers… Prepare your Home for The Buyer’s Home Inspection Before You Sell

The majority of real estate purchase agreements will include a contingency to have a home inspection before a buyer takes the keys to a home. It’s not uncommon for buyers to gloss over issues with a home that a licensed home inspector might be able to catch. If there is a major issue uncovered, it […]

You Should Know This About Down Payment Gifts!

Coming up with a sizeable down payment these days can be pretty tough, especially when you consider the soaring home prices that buyers have been facing lately. Conventional mortgages require at least 5% down, but a minimum of 20% is needed in order to avoid having to pay the extra costs associated with private mortgage […]

Common Reasons for Why a Pending Sale Does Not Make it To Closing

Whether you’re on the buying or selling end of a real estate transaction, making it all the way to offer acceptance is a huge, rewarding step. Unfortunately, the deal isn’t quite done yet: you still have to make it to final closing. While the majority of deals go though with little or no issues, there […]

What Can You Do About That Outdated Popcorn Ceiling?

Popcorn ceilings were pretty popular from the 1950s through to the 1980s because they were affordable and made finishing a ceiling easy. But these days, popcorn ceilings – which are typically sprayed-on stucco – are nothing more than an outdated eyesore.  Not only are they out of style, they’re also tough to keep clean and […]

Here is Why Your Tax Returns Are Important for Your Mortgage Application

All those tax returns that you’ve been filing over the years could one day prove to be very important documents if you ever decide to buy a home in the future. While they might just be gathering dust in your filing cabinets, at some point you might need to submit your tax returns to your […]

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