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Should I Buy a Home Now? Or Wait Until Next Year? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Should I Buy a Home Now? Or Wait Until Next Year? [INFOGRAPHIC]| Keeping Current Matters

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Thinking of Selling your Home? Competition is Coming

The number of building permits issued for single-family homes is the best indicator of how many newly built homes will rise over the next few months. According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development Residential Sales Report, the number of these permits were up 7.7% over last year.

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What to Look for in Your Real Estate Team

How do you select the members of your team who are going to help you make your dream of owning a home a reality? What should you be looking for? How do you know if you’ve found the right agent or lender?

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More Than Half of All Buyers Are Surprised by Closing Costs

According to a survey conducted by ClosingCorp, over half of all homebuyers are surprised by the closing costs required to obtain their mortgage.

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How to Get the Most Money from the Sale of Your Home

Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensure that you get the highest price possible.

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Lack of Existing Home Inventory Slows Sales Heading into Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]

Lack of Existing Home Inventory Slows Sales Heading into Fall [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

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Why Are So Few Homes for Sale?

There is no doubt that the largest challenge in today’s housing market is a lack of housing inventory for sale. This challenge has been defined as an “overwhelming lack of supply,” and even a “straight up inventory crisis.”

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More Americans Say Now is a Good Time to Sell!

Recently released data from Fannie Mae’s National Housing Survey revealed that rising home prices were the catalyst behind an eight-point jump in the net percentage of respondents who say now is a good time to sell. The index is now 21 points higher than it was this time last year.

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Home Sales Expected to Increase Nicely in 2018

Freddie MacFannie Mae, and The Mortgage Bankers Association are all projecting that home sales will increase in 2018.

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5 Reasons to Sell This Fall

Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this fall makes sense.

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Top 5 Reasons Why Millennials Choose to Buy [INFOGRAPHIC]

Top 5 Reasons Why Millennials Choose to Buy [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

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Report: Homeownership Is a Precondition of the American Dream

Hearth just released their 2017 State of the American Dream report which showed that Americans still see homeownership as an integral piece of the American Dream. The report confirmed that “all generations–including millennials–agree homeownership is very important to achieving the American Dream.

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Happily Ever Homeowner

Married couples once again dominated the first-time homebuyer statistics last year at 66% of all buyers, according to the most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers.

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Looking for Your Dream Home? Know What You Want vs. What You Need

In this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is really important to know what you’re looking for when you start your home search.

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4 Reasons to Buy a Home This Fall!

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting.

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How Supply and Demand Impacts Real Estate Home Values [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Supply and Demand Impacts Real Estate Home Values [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

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America Needs Your House!!

The biggest challenge in today’s real estate market is a lack of housing inventory. How big of a challenge is the housing shortage? Here are what four industry economists are saying on the issue (emphases added):

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Homeowners: Do You Know Your Home’s Value?

The latest edition of CoreLogic’s Home Price Index shows that nationally, home prices have appreciated 6.7% over the last year and 0.9% month-over-month. The release of the report included this headline,

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How Your Home’s Value Grows Your Family’s Wealth

Over the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate 3.64% per year on average and to grow by 18.4% cumulatively, according to Pulsenomics’ most recent Home Price Expectation Survey.

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14,904 Homes Sold Yesterday… Did Yours?

There are some homeowners who are patiently waiting to get the price they hoped for when they originally listed their houses for sale. Something these homeowners might want to take into consideration is the fact that if their homes haven’t sold yet, maybe they’re not priced properly.

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Top 5 A+ Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Pro [INFOGRAPHIC]

Top 5 A+ Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Pro [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters