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Buying A Home in 2023

Tips To Reach Your Homebuying Goals in 2023 Some Highlights If you’re planning to buy a home in 2023, here are a few things to focus on. Work on your credit and save for a down payment. If saving feels like a challenge, there’s help available. Then, get pre-approved, create a list of desired features, and prioritize them. Let’s ...

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2023 Market Predictions

What To Expect From the Housing Market in 2023 The 2022 housing market has been defined by two key things: inflation and rapidly rising mortgage rates. And in many ways, it’s put the market into a reset position. As the Federal Reserve (the Fed) made moves this year to try to lower ...

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2023 Buyer and Seller Consultations

2023 will be here before you know it and we will all have plans to exercise and eat healthy. Before you get busy with your marathon training, let’s put some time on your calendar to talk about your moving plans for next year. In my opinion, it is never too ...

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Foreclosures Not Expected

Home Equity: A Source of Strength for Homeowners Today Experts agree there’s no chance of a large-scale foreclosure crisis like we saw back in 2008, and that’s good news for the housing market. As Mark Fleming, Chief Economist at First American, says: “. . . don’t expect a housing bust like the mid-2000s, ...

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What Goes Up, Must Come Down

Mortgage Rates Will Come Down, It’s Just a Matter of Time This past year, rising mortgage rates have slowed the red-hot housing market. Over the past nine months, we’ve seen fewer homes sold than the previous month as home price growth has slowed. All of this is due to the ...

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Buy Now or Wait?

The Cost of Waiting for Mortgage Rates To Go Down Mortgage rates have increased significantly in recent weeks. And that may mean you have questions about what this means for you if you’re planning to buy a home. Here’s some information that can help you make an informed decision when you set ...

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More Homes Available Now

Want To Buy a Home? Now May Be the Time. There are more homes for sale today than at any time last year. So, if you tried to buy a home last year and were outbid or out priced, now may be your opportunity. The number of homes for sale in the U.S. has ...

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Recession Does Not Mean Housing Crash

All of the headlines are talking about a recession and for many of us, we fear that must mean a housing crash as well. Fortunately, the experts say this is not the case because what caused the crash in 2007/2008 is not what is happening in our current market. History ...

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Buying With Today’s Mortgage Rates

How Today’s Mortgage Rates Impact Your Home Purchase If you’re planning to buy a home, it’s critical to understand the relationship between mortgage rates and your purchasing power. Purchasing power is the amount of home you can afford to buy that’s within your financial reach. Mortgage rates directly impact the monthly payment ...

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