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14 Aug

Have you ever journeyed to a destination – perhaps a mountain peak, a lake, or a forest – and been awestruck – energized by the view? Perhaps you stood there taking it all in and reveling in the beauty of the moment. Maybe time stood still just then. Maybe your eyes drank in the sight and recorded the details in your brain.

How Interest Rates Can Impact Your Monthly Housing Payments

10 Mar

Spring is right around the corner, so flowers are starting to bloom, and many potential homebuyers are getting ready to step into the market. If you’re thinking of buying this season, here’s how mortgage interest rates are working in your favor. Freddie Mac explains: “If you’re in the market to buy a home, today’s average mortgage rates are something to…

Make the Dream of Home ownership a Reality in 2020

31 Jan

In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. led and inspired a powerful movement with his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Through his passion and determination, he sparked interest, ambition, and courage in his audience. Today, reflecting on his message encourages many of us to think about our own dreams, goals, beliefs, and aspirations. For many Americans, one of those common…

Three Benefits to Buying Your Dream Home This Year

10 Jan

Outside of a strong economy, low unemployment, and higher wages, there are three more great reasons why you may want to consider buying your dream home this year instead of waiting. 1. Buying a Home is a Great Investment Several reports indicate that real estate is agood investment, topping other options such as gold, stocks, bonds, and savings. Why? Real…

When a House Becomes a Happy Home

20 Dec

We talk a lot about why it makesfinancialsense to buy a home, but more often than not we’re drawn to the emotional reasons for homeownership. No matter the size or shape of a living space, the feeling of a home means different things to different people. Whether it’s a certain scent or a favorite chair, the feel-good connections to our…

Holiday Gifts Are Not the Only Hot Things Right Now

06 Dec

Black Friday is behind us and holiday gifts are flying off the shelves in stores and online. Unlike last year, however, there’s another type of buyer that is very active this winter –the homebuyer. Each month,ShowingTimereleases theirShowing Index, which tracks the average number of appointments received on active U.S. house listings. The latest index revealed: “Traffic was more active once…

Seven Reasons to List Your House This Holiday Season

22 Nov

Around this time each year, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to list their houses. Similarly, others who already have their homes on the market remove their listings until the spring. Let’s unpack the top reasons why listing your house now or keeping it on the market this winter may be the best choice you can make….

Celebrating Seventy-Five Years of VA Home Loan Benefits

11 Nov

Today, on Veterans Day, we salute those who have served our country in war or peace, and we thank them for their sacrifice. This year marks the 75thanniversary of VA Home Loan Benefit offerings through theServicemen’s Readjustment Act, also known as theGI Bill. Since 1944, this law has created opportunities for those who have served our country, ranging from vocational…

Depending on the Price, You’re Going to Need Advice

25 Oct

To understand today’s complex real estate market, it is critical to have a local, trusted advisor on your side – for more reasons than you may think. In real estate today, there are essentially three different price points in the market: the starter-home market, the middle-home market, and the premium or luxury market. Each one is unique, and depending on…



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