Tag Archives: homebuying

A Back to the Future Moment

Most of us can see the evolution of technology and trends in various instances in our daily lives. Often, we don’t consider how these trends might affect such areas as the real estate industry, which seems to be such an invariable field. In a recent study, however, experts have determined that there are some major […]

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Regret Prevention

Regret Prevention

You shouldn’t experience buyer’s remorse after you purchase your new home. Luckily, it’s human nature to learn from the mistakes of others. This article lays out some of the predominant reasons buyers might regret a purchase. If you are aware of some of the potential pitfalls ahead of time, you can steer clear of them […]

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The New TRID Forms and You

The New TRID Forms and You

As you may have heard, some big industry changes are coming to the closing process. On October 3rd, these changes will go into effect aiming to make the closing process easier and more efficient. Most of these changes deal with modifications to the documents required when closing, which include new consumer disclosure forms. Along with […]

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The Millennials Are at It Again…

…but this time, they might surprise you! Millennials have been the demographic to watch when it comes to home sales and the changes in the real estate market. We’ve seen that this group has helped to drive the market in sales, but a recent study, conducted by BUILDER magazine and Pardee Homes, as part of the […]

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Don’t Fall Into Anything…

Don’t Fall Into Anything…

The arrival of Fall seems to be the calm before the storm in many cases: getting back to school, prepping for the holidays, winterizing the house…but if you’re one of those who will be scouring the market for your new home this Fall, don’t rush into anything; don’t fall for the wrong home. With the changing […]

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From Yours to OURS

You’ve found your new home! And then, the overwhelming thought of turning it into OUR new home sets in. From paperwork to design ideas, there can be so much on your to-do list that it’s difficult to choose where to start. This article helps streamline that to-do list in order to help make the task […]

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Better Credit, Better Perks

Better Credit, Better Perks

It’s obvious: the better your credit, the better off you are. However, sometimes better credit brings not-so-obvious bonuses. One such bonus could be paying a lower home insurance bill. Owners who have a fair or median credit score were found to pay an average of 32 percent more for home insurance than those with stellar credit. This […]

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A Little Bump in the Road

A Little Bump in the Road

According to The National Association of Realtors, the beginning of 2015 has been a little bumpy for the housing market. This isn’t to say it’s all been negative. In fact, the pace of sales is up, the median home sales price is up, and the days homes are on the market is pretty competitive. However, […]

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Too Young to Buy?

Too Young to Buy?

Big-time life decisions usually cannot be timed. There is no pre-defined moment or age telling us when to get married, have children, or buy our first home. Millennials have made a huge impact on the housing market in the last year, representing nearly 30% of homebuyers. Though they may be young, age shouldn’t matter when […]

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An Early Christmas Present!

An Early Christmas Present!

Your Christmas wish might have been answered! Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be offering borrowers the option of 3% down as early as next week. This news is great for first time buyers and owners with a smaller portion of equity. So, although we’ve given you several reasons to purchase your home at year’s-end, this […]

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