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Bubble Alert! Is it Getting Too Easy to Get a Mortgage?

Bubble Alert! Is it Getting Too Easy to Get a Mortgage?

There is little doubt that it is easier to get a home mortgage today than it was last year. The Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), published by the Mortgage Bankers Association, shows that mortgage credit has become more available in each of the l

Oct 14, 2017 |

Access is an Important Factor in Getting Your House SOLD!

Access is an Important Factor in Getting Your House SOLD!

 So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a real estate professional to help you with the entire process, and they have asked you what level of access you want to provide to potential buyers.There are four elements to a quality listing. At the

Oct 06, 2017 |

Where Are Home Prices Heading in The Next 5 Years?

Where Are Home Prices Heading in The Next 5 Years?

   Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey. Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a nationwide panel of over one hundred economists, real estate expert

Sep 30, 2017 |

To Stage…or Not to Stage? That Is the Question!

To Stage…or Not to Stage? That Is the Question!

   Some Highlights:The National Association of Realtors surveyed their members & released the findings of their Annual Profile of Home Staging.50% of staged homes saw a 1-10% increase in dollar value offers from buyers.77% of buyer’s agents said staging m

Sep 26, 2017 |

Why Is It Important to Use a Professional to Sell Your Home?

Why Is It Important to Use a Professional to Sell Your Home?

 When a homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible price for it with the least amount of hassles along the way. However, for the vast majority of sellers, the most important result is actually getting their homes sold. In

Sep 20, 2017 |

Study: FSBOs Don’t Save Real Estate Commission

Study: FSBOs Don’t Save Real Estate Commission

  One of the main reasons why For Sale By Owners (FSBOs) don’t use a real estate agent is because they believe they will save the commission an agent charges for getting their house on the market and selling it. A new study by Collateral Analytics, howeve

Sep 16, 2017 |