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Are Millennial Buyers Different?

Are Millennial buyers different?  I fail to understand why I keep reading studies/articles about Millennial buyers being so different from any other buyer.  The fact is we all want, what we all want.  It doesn’t matter what age we are, or what year we were born.  Finally someone has written a report on this subject.  I thought I
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Housing Shortages – What’s The Cause?

Why do we have a Housing Shortage?  Housing shortages are caused not only for the obvious reasons,(there hasn’t been enough construction).   They are also a byproduct of our times.  Market values are at an all -time high.  That is great if you are selling a home.  The kicker is you also have to buy a
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Does Your Mortgage Rate Matter?

Does the mortgage rate matter?  This is a question we get quite often from First Time Home Buyers.  There only answer is YES!  Quite simply put, the higher the rate the higher the payment.  I don’t know about anyone else, but I personally don’t like paying anymore for anything than  I have to.  I read a short,
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Dealing With Fraud During Natural Disasters

Fraud increases in areas of natural disasters, unfortunately this is a fact.  I ran across this article in DSNews that I wanted to share.  It was written just before the hurricane hit the Carolina’s.  This is good information for those in the impacted areas.  It is good information for all of us. Dealing with Fraud During
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Mortgage Rates Start Steady Climb Again

For a brief few weeks I was seeing reports of declining mortgage rates.  That was short lived.  They’re back on the rise again for the 3rd week in a row.  I wanted to share an article from The MReport on this subject. Mortgage Rates Continue Steady Climb Mortgage rates have risen for the third week in a
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When Will It Become A Buyers Market?

The #1 question we get asked consistently is when will it become a buyers market.  Well, we don’t have a crystal ball (unfortunately)!  The MReport cites a study on when  experts believe the market will flip in favor of  buyers.  We thought everyone might find this interesting and want to share. 2020: A Year of Change for the
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Ever Heard of Knock, OfferPad or Opendoor?

A patient of my sister told her they had sold their home using Opendoor.  No hassle!  Stress free!  They even sent out a contractor to give an estimate on work that needed to be done.  That threw up a red flag! The company buying the home (Buyer)  sent their contractor out to give the seller the estimate of repairs.  The
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Considering Manufactured Housing?

Manufactured housing has come a long way over the past 20 years.  Some are absolutely beautiful and have great floor plans.  The draw back is that it is still manufactured housing and finance options are limited.  After the collapse of the housing market getting financing for this type of home was almost impossible.  It has gotten