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Home Improvement That Fails

Some changes actually decrease the value of your home Homeowners are generally always looking for “more.” That’s one of the reasons renovations are so popular. Whether for resale or just personal desire, renovations can do a lot for your home. What you upgrade or change can improve the home’s value and make living in your […]

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How Hard Will It Be to Sell Your Home In 2017?

Photo Credit Have you found yourself in possession of a home that you would really like to sell? Maybe this home holds bad memories, maybe you have lost a loved one and inherited the home, or maybe you must move out of the house in pursuit of another job or home in another location. Whatever […]

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Does Zillow Actually Help Folks Sell Houses?

Photo Credit When people think about selling their home online, they often think about Zillow, an online internet MLS of sorts in which real estate agents, brokers, and even homeowners can list their homes for sale.  But does Zillow actually work?  Has anyone ever been successful at selling a house through Zillow? To find out […]

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4 Ways Brexit Shakes Up Home Buying and Selling in the U.S.

Photo Credit Could a political decision in the U.K. have any effect on buying or selling a home in the U.S.? Yes, say the experts. In our interconnected global economy, the economic ripples from Brexit are already being felt here in America, especially by those planning to buy or sell a home.  While the U.K.’s […]

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Top 10 Home Flipping Hot Spots for Hipsters

Are hipsters the hottest new market segment for home flippers? It’s entirely possible, according to a new report by RealtyTrac, a leading source for housing data. They’ve crunched the numbers to find the most profitable places in the country to sell home flips to hipsters. While the exact definition of a hipster is up for […]

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USA Foreclosure & Market Health

The health of the real estate market nationwide took a hit recently as the number of completed foreclosures stayed above pre-crises averages.  Though the number was acutally down by 10% year over year, the total number of Foreclosures sat above 34,000 nationwide.  That number is way above the monthly average prior to the real estate […]

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How to Get a Mortgage When You Have Student Loans

Photo courtesy. Banks have tightened up their lending rules in the years following the housing crash of 2008, making it more difficult than ever for some people to get mortgages. Is it possible to get a mortgage when you have student loans? It is, but it requires some work and a little compromise. Almost seven […]

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2016 Real Estate Predictions

Photo Credit It’s officially 2016 and we’re left wondering what surprises are ahead in the real estate industry.  Our panel of experts includes real estate agents, and lenders from across the country.  Each present their own predictions for 2016’s real estate market on the national level, and from their local vantage point. Danielle Procopio – […]

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Is Selling Above Market Value Do-able?

Photo Credit When people try to sell their home through a traditional real estate agent, they usually have to figure out what price they’re willing to list their home.  A good real estate agent will be able to look at comparable properties in the neighborhood, see what they sold at recently, and develop an estimated […]

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Are We Facing Another Foreclosure Crisis?

Photo Credit Almost nine years have passed since the onset of the foreclosure crises back in 2006. More than five million houses were foreclosed on during the economic recession, but most of us naturally believe that the housing market has rebounded and the path to home ownership has become appealing and attainable again. At the […]

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