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2022 

If you were thinking about buying a home this year, but already pressed pause on your plans due to rising home prices and increasing mortgage rates, there’s something you should consider. According to the latest report from ATTOM Data, owning a home is more affordable than renting in the majorit...
01/31/2022
Some Highlights Buying a home and wondering if your inspection is necessary? While some buyers may decide to waive their inspection, it’s risky decision. Your home inspection is a crucial step in the homebuying process. It assesses the condition of the home you plan to purchase, so you can avoid...
01/28/2022
According to a recent survey from LendingTree, nearly 40 percent of Americans are considering a move in 2022—and that number is even higher for millennials (53 percent), and remote workers (53 percent).But why, exactly, are so many people planning to move?According to the survey, some of the key ...
01/27/2022
Nobody wants to overpay for a house, and people tend to focus on negotiating as low of a purchase price as possible when they actually buy a house. And of course they want to make sure the interest rate on the mortgage they take at that time is as low as possible too. This all makes total sense t...
01/26/2022
If you’re thinking about purchasing a home, you have two options—buy an existing home or build a new one from the ground up.And while there are many factors to consider in the buy vs. build debate, for most buyers, one of the most important is affordability.So, which is more affordable—building o...
01/25/2022
If you’re planning on renovating your kitchen in the upcoming year, you want to make sure that the changes you’re making feel timely and on-trend.But what, exactly, does timely and on-trend look like in 2022?According to the 2022 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study, which surveyed more than 2300 home...
01/24/2022
As a first-time homeowner, there are certain home and maintenance-related tasks, to-do’s, and issues you just might not be aware of—and that’s never more true than in the winter months. But not handling those tasks can lead to a variety of winter-related challenges with your home—so understanding...
01/21/2022
Most first-time homeowners think they need a substantial down payment in order to purchase a home. According to recent data from the National Association of REALTORS®, 35 percent of consumers believe that they need between 16 percent and 20 percent of a home’s purchase price for a down payment—an...
01/20/2022
Whether you were actively trying to buy a house in the past year or two, or just keeping an eye on the market, you know it’s been tough for buyers to even buy a house, let alone get a deal on one.If you’ve been hoping things would finally loosen up and swing in the favor of buyers, it doesn’t app...
01/19/2022
You’ve found your dream home. You’re ready to make an offer—or you already have made an offer. But you feel like your real estate agent isn’t quite the right fit—and there’s another agent you’ve been talking to that you’d rather work with.So, can you actually do that?A recent article from realtor...
01/18/2022
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