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Calculate How Much Home You Can Afford

Learn about the most accurate way to calculate just how much home you can afford without breaking the bank.

July 28th, 2017 | Posted in Consumer | Read More »

7 Reasons to Stop Renting Today

Many rental numbers are at historical highs, but according to this author that's part of the reason why you should stop renting and instead look to buy.

July 28th, 2017 | Posted in Consumer | Read More »

Be Glad You Don’t Have to Pay Mom and Dad’s Interest Rate

Interest rates have hovered around 3-4% for nearly a decade now and many homebuyers today can't even fathom a world where interest rates were in the double digits.

July 28th, 2017 | Posted in Consumer | Read More »

Buyers Trading Long Commutes for Affordability

With technology making it easier to work from home, even if only part-time, many homebuyers are trading potentially long commutes for more affordability.

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Other | Read More »

Housing Demand Rises 11%

The Redfin Housing Demand Index rose 11% since April reflecting a relatively strong summer housing season.

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Economy,Featured | Read More »

Highest Number of Renters in U.S. Since 1965

According to the Pew Research Center, there are now more American households renter their home than any year since 1965.

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Economy,Featured | Read More »

Ensure Productivity Even Without a Structured Work Environment

The struggle some agents have as their own boss is making sure their time is used productively even in an unstructured environment.

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,How-to | Read More »

Stage Your Outdoor Space for Maximum Impact

If a major selling point of your property is the outdoor space or deck, it's worth investing some effort in properly staging your backyard to highlight it.

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Consumer | Read More »

Common Curb Appeal Problems and How to Fix Them

A home's curb appeal is the first impression you give for your buyer and there are some common curb appeal problems that can be fixed.

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Consumer | Read More »

Rising Home Prices Are Great for Homeowners

It's no surprise, but the housing supply crisis in many areas that is causing home prices to rise dramatically is great for home owners whose equity has gone up $14,000 on average.

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Consumer | Read More »