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Extension of COVID-19 Forbearance and Foreclosure Protection for Homeowners

The CARES Act offered much-needed mortgage relief for U.S. Homeowners. Under the Act, if you have any mortgage backed by the federal government you can pause your mortgage payments for up to six months with no penalties. Today, 1 in 5 renters is behind on rent and just over 10 million homeowners are behind on […]
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How to Evaluate Neighborhoods Before You Buy a Home

How to Evaluate Neighborhoods Before You Buy a Home

Neighborhoods have unique personalities. Finding a neighborhood that suits your lifestyle is critical in the home buying process. It factors in the present and future value of a property, your safety and your well-being. For these reasons, picking the right neighborhood is more important than picking the right house. Think about it – you’ll likely […]
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Why You Shouldn't Wait to Buy or Sell a Home

Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Buy or Sell a Home

As we step into 2021, many of us are anxious to celebrate new beginnings. Because of this, current homeowners are pondering putting their current home on the market and purchasing a new one. Here is our list of why you shouldn’t wait to buy or sell your home. Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Buy a […]
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Do I Really Need a 20% Down Payment to Buy a Home?

Is the idea of saving for a down payment holding you back from buying a home right now? You may be eager to take advantage of today’s low mortgage rates, but the thought of needing a large down payment might make you want to pump the brakes. Today, there’s still a common myth that you have to […]
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Want to Build Wealth? Buy a Home This Year.

Every year, households across the country make the decision to rent for another year or take the leap into homeownership. They look at their earnings and savings and then decide what makes the most financial sense. That equation will most likely take into consideration monthly housing costs, tax advantages, and other incremental expenses. Using these […]
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How Realtors Can Help You Buy or Sell a Home with Virtual Strategies

In a year when we’re learning to do so much remotely, home buying is no exception. From going to work to attending school, grocery shopping, and even seeing our doctors online, digital practices have changed the way we live. Rather than delaying home purchases, buyers and their real estate agents turned to the Internet to […]
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Probate Sales & Wealth Transfer

Boomers are expected to put millions of homes on the market in the coming decades Handling the estate of a person who has died can be overwhelming and very often the sale of real estate is involved. Over the next 20 years, more than a quarter of the nation’s currently owner-occupied homes are likely to […]
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California’s Proposition 19

What Does it Mean for Real Estate? Did you know that Proposition 19 will spark economic recovery in California? This measure will open up tons of thousands of housing opportunities, making homes more readily available for first-time homeowners, families, and Californians throughout the state. So What is Proposition 19? Proposition 19 is a measure expected […]
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Is This the Year to Sell My House?

If one of the questions you’re asking yourself is, “Should I sell my house this year?” consumer sentiment about selling today should boost your confidence in the right direction. Even with the current health crisis that continues to challenge our nation, Americans still feel good about selling a house. Here’s why. According to the latest Home Purchase Sentiment […]
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