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June 26, 2020

Think You Should For Sale By Owner? Think Again [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights  For Sale By Owner (FSBO) is the process of selling real estate without the representation of a real estate broker or real estate agent. According to the National Association of Realtors’ Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, 35% of homeowners who decided to FSBO last year did so to avoid paying a commission or fee. But, homes sold with an agent […]
June 26, 2020

New Index Reveals Impact of COVID-19 on Real Estate

Earlier this month, realtor.com announced the release of their initial Housing Recovery Index, a weekly guide showing how the pandemic has impacted the residential real estate market. The index leverages a weighted average of four key components of the housing industry, tracking each of the following: Housing Demand – Growth in online search activity Home Price – Growth in asking […]
June 26, 2020

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 Core Jobless Rate. The piece suggests we should look at unemployment numbers somewhat differently. The author of the article, Jed Kolko, is a well-respected economist who is currently the Chief Economist at Indeed, the world’s largest online jobs site. Previously, […]
June 26, 2020

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 predicting consumer behavior nearly impossible. For that reason, forecasting home prices has become extremely difficult. Normally, there’s a simple formula to determine the future price of any item: calculate the supply of that item in ratio to […]
June 26, 2020

Homebuyers Are in the Mood to Buy Today

According to the latest FreddieMac Quarterly Forecast, mortgage interest rates have fallen to historically low levels this spring and they’re projected to remain low. This means there’s a huge incentive for buyers who are ready to purchase. And homeowners looking for eager buyers can take advantage of this opportune time to sell as well. There’s a very positive outlook on […]
May 1, 2020

COMO LIMPIAR SU CASA CUANDO SE VA LISTAR PARA LA VENTA

    El hacer una buena y profunda limpieza en su casa antes de poner su casa en el mercado no solo la ayudará a brillar, sino que hará más fácil de mantenerla en el orden para las diferentes ocasiones que se estará mostrando. He aquí algunos súper tips que usted puede probar. Limpiar las ventanas hace una gran diferencia. […]
April 28, 2020

How to Navigate a Short Sale

Be prepared for a lengthy waiting period. Even if you’re well organized and have all the documents in place, short sales can still be a long process. Waiting for your lender’s review of the short-sale package can take several weeks or even months. The length varies by lender and location, but these benchmarks can put your situation in perspective: If […]
April 24, 2020

COMO AGREGAR ATRACTIVO AL EXTERIOR DE SU HOGAR

  Recortar arbustos y ramas para que no bloqueen las ventanas o detalles de la arquitectura. Coloque una maceta de flores de colores brillantes (o un pequeño arreglo que se mantienen en invierno) en el porche o en la entrada de su casa. Instale nuevas cerraduras y perillas en la puerta principal. Repare cualquier grieta hoyos en el estacionamiento y […]
April 21, 2020

How to Prepare for a Short Sale

      A short sale is one where the net proceeds from the sale won’t cover your total mortgage obligation and closing costs, and you don’t have other sources of money to cover the deficiency. It’s significantly different from a foreclosure, which is when your lender takes the title of your home through a lengthy legal process and then […]