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Summer Is The New Spring For Real Estate

Summer is the New Spring for Real Estate Some Highlights The health crisis slowed the market this spring, so buyers are jumping back into the market to make their moves this summer. Check

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Three Reasons Homebuyers Are Ready To Purchase This Year

Three Reasons Homebuyers Are Ready to Purchase This YearA recent survey by Lending Tree tapped into behaviors of over 1,000 prospective buyers. The results indicated 53% of

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Is The Economic Recovery Already Underway

Is the Economic Recovery Already Underway?The Wall Street Journal just released their latest monthly Survey of Economists. In an article on the findings, they: “

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Home Equity Is Growing Year Over Year

Want to Make a Move? Homeowner Equity is Growing Year-Over-YearOne of the bright spots of the 2020 real estate market is the growth in equity homeowners are experiencing across the country.

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Homebuyers Are In The Mood To Buy Today

Homebuyers Are in the Mood to Buy TodayAccording to the latest FreddieMac Quarterly Forecast, mortgage interest rates have fallen to historically low levels this spring and they’re projected

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What Are The Experts Saying About Future Home Prices

What Are the Experts Saying About Future Home Prices?A worldwide pandemic and an economic recession have had a tremendous effect on the nation. The uncertainty brought about by both has made

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Should We Be Looking At Unemployment Numbers Differently

Should We Be Looking at Unemployment Numbers Differently?The New York Times recently ran an article regarding unemployment titled: Don’t Cheer Too Soon. Keep an Eye on the

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The Impact Of COVID 19 On Real Estate

New Index Reveals Impact of COVID-19 on Real EstateEarlier this month, realtor.com announced the release of their initial Housing Recovery Index, a weekly guide showing how the

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For Sale By Owner May Not Be The Best Route

Think You Should For Sale By Owner? Think Again Some Highlights  For Sale By Owner (FSBO) is the process of selling real estate without the representation of a real estate broker

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Embracing Diversity

National Homeownership Month [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights National Homeownership Month is a great time to reflect on how we can each promote stronger community growth. Homeownership helps

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Home Prices Its All About Supply And Demand

Home Prices: It’s All About Supply and DemandAs we enter the summer months and work through the challenges associated with the current health crisis, many are wondering what impact the economic

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Is It Time To Sell Your Vacation Home

Is it Time to Sell Your Vacation Home?The travel industry is one of the major sectors that’s been hit extremely hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, it’s hard to know how long it will take for

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Three Things To Understand About Unemployment Statistics

Three Things to Understand About Unemployment StatisticsTomorrow morning the Bureau of Labor Statistics will release the latest Employment Situation Summary, which will include the

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Shocking News In The Unemployment Report

The Shocking News in the Unemployment ReportLast Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released their May Employment Situation Summary. Leading up to the release, most

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You Need An Expert Guide

Buying or Selling a Home? You Need an Expert Kind of GuideIn a normal housing market, whether you’re buying or selling a home, you need an experienced guide to help you navigate through the.

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Summer Is Real Estate Season

Why This Summer Is the 2020 Real Estate SeasonWith stay-at-home orders starting to gradually lift throughout parts of the country, data indicates homebuyers are jumping back into

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Recovery Is Around The Corner

Top Reasons to Own Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights June is National Homeownership Month, and it’s a great time to consider the benefits of owning your own home. If you’re in a

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Top Reasons To Own Your Home

Top Reasons to Own Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights June is National Homeownership Month, and it’s a great time to consider the benefits of owning your own home. If you’re in a

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The Far Reaching Benefits Of Homeownership

The Benefits of Homeownership May Reach Further Than You ThinkMore than ever, our homes have become an integral part of our lives. Today they are much more than the houses we live in. They’re

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Housing Market Positioned To Bring Back The Economy

Housing Market Positioned to Bring Back the EconomyAll eyes are on the American economy. As it goes, so does the world economy. With states beginning to reopen, the question becomes: which

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6 Reasons Why Selling Your House On Your Own Is A Mistake

6 Reasons Why Selling Your House on Your Own Is a MistakeThere are many benefits to working with a real estate professional when selling your house. During challenging times like the one

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The Economic Recovery Is Close

Experts Predict Economic Recovery Should Begin in the Second Half of the YearOne of the biggest questions we all seem to be asking these days is: When are we going to start to see an economic

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No Need To Be Terrified

Unemployment Report: No Need to Be TerrifiedLast Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its latest jobs report. It revealed that the economic shutdown made necessary by

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Will The Housing Market Turn Around This Year

Will the Housing Market Turn Around This Year?Today, many people are asking themselves if they should buy or sell a home in 2020. Some have shifted their plans or put them on hold over the past

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Shifting To The Suburbs

A Surprising Shift to the ‘Burbs May Be on the RiseWhile many people across the U.S. have traditionally enjoyed the perks of an urban lifestyle, some who live in more populated city limits today

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Primary Financial Benefit Of Owning A Home

#1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership: Family WealthWhile growing up, we were taught by our parents and grandparents that owning a home is a financially savvy move. They explained how a mortgage is

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Hope On The Horizon For Unemployment

Unemployment: Hope on the HorizonTomorrow, the unemployment rate for April 2020 will be released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. It will hit a peak this country has never seen

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Home Equity Is A Bright Spark

Why Home Equity Is a Bright Spark in the Housing MarketGiven how we have seen more unemployment claims than ever before over the past several weeks, fear is spreading widely. Some good news,,

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Will Home Values Remain Stable

Will Home Values Appreciate or Depreciate in 2020?With the housing market staggered to some degree by the health crisis the country is currently facing, some potential purchasers are questioning

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Rise To The Top By Selling Today

Rise to the Top of the Pool by Selling Your House TodayWith the release of the latest Economic Pulse Flash Survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), results

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How To Test A Neighborhood

How to Test-Drive a Neighborhood While Sheltering in PlaceSome Highlights Staying at home doesn’t mean your search for a new place needs to come to a standstill. Check out these tips

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Buying A Home Right Now

Buying a Home Right Now: Easy? No. Smart? Yes.Through all the volatility in the economy right now, some have put their search for a home on hold, yet others have not. According to ShowingTime,

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What Impact Might COVID 19 Have On Home Values

What Impact Might COVID-19 Have on Home Values?A big challenge facing the housing industry is determining what impact the current pandemic may have on home values. Some buyers are hoping for major

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Think This Is A Housing Crisis Think Again

Think This Is a Housing Crisis? Think Again.With all of the unanswered questions caused by COVID-19 and the economic slowdown we’re experiencing across the country today, many are asking if the

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Keys To Selling Your House Virtually

Keys to Selling Your House VirtuallyIn a recent survey by realtor.com, people thinking about selling their homes indicated they’re generally willing to allow their agent and some

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What If I Need To Sell My Home Now What Can I Do

What If I Need to Sell My Home Now? What Can I Do?Every day that passes, people have a need to buy and sell homes. That doesn’t stop during the current pandemic. If you’ve had a major life

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The Pain Of Unemployment It Will Be Deep But Not For Long

The Pain of Unemployment: It Will Be Deep, But Not for LongThere are two crises in this country right now: a health crisis that has forced everyone into their homes and a financial crisis caused by

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April 2020 Question And Answer

We have been getting so many questions about what is happening in the market TODAY that we thought a video with some answers would be just the!

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Virtual Home Tour Of 1523 Ball Street Galveston Texas

We love our clients and their homes.  This is a wonderful, historic home in Galveston Texas.  We deliver top of the line service no matter what.  Even during the crisis, we have been

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Recession? Yes. Housing Crash? No.With over 90% of Americans now under a shelter-in-place order, many experts are warning that the American economy is heading toward a recession, if it’s not in

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Home Office Means More Than It Ever Has Before

Why Home Office Space Is More Desirable Than EverFor years, we’ve all heard about the most desirable home features buyers are looking for, from upgraded kitchens to remodeled bathrooms, master

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Getting Your Home Ready To Sell Without Even Going To The Store

What You Can Do to Get Your House Ready to Sell [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights: Believe it or not, there are lots of things you can do to prep your house for a sale without even going to the.

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Looking To The Future What The Experts Are Saying

Looking to the Future: What the Experts Are SayingAs our lives, our businesses, and the world we live in change day by day, we’re all left wondering how long this will last. How long will we feel

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Will Surging Unemployment Crush Home Sales

Will Surging Unemployment Crush Home Sales?Ten million Americans lost their jobs over the last two weeks. The next announced unemployment rate on May 8th is expected to be in the double digits.

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The Housing Market Is Positioned To Help The Economy Recover

 Some Highlights Expert insights are painting a bright future for housing when the economy bounces back – and it will. We may be facing challenging economic times today, but the

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