Tag Archives: Real estate

Low Home Appraisals Are Still A Problem

A couple of weeks ago, I posted an article about the dominance of refinances in the mortgage market (see here). This trend is likely to continue, at least for the near term, as housing values continue to delay, cancel, and … Continue reading

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Top 3 Most Stressful Life Experiences

The top 3 most stressful life events as rated by Americans: Death Divorce Moving Moving? Really? Yep.  It seems everyone dreads the process.  Reasons given for cause of stress include: Deciding when and where to move Worrying about how much … Continue reading

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Should You Pay for a Home Inspection?

Many home buyers debate the necessity of a home inspection before they buy.  “We’re already spending enough on the house. Besides, it looks good to me.” But can you really afford not to?  There are so many hidden elements to … Continue reading

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How to Write An Offer in Any Market

When purchasing a house, your offer to the Seller is a critical step.  There are protocols to follow, and you want to make sure that you complete the process correctly. The current market conditions can also dictate how you will write your … Continue reading

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How Do You Choose a Buyer’s Agent?

With so much good information available online, do I really need to hire a Realtor to help me buy a home? Legally no. But I would highly recommend working with an agent. The advantages to working with a good agent … Continue reading

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