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Friday, September 18, 2020   /   by Nicole Solari

Homes Across the Country Are Selling Fast [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Buyers are actively searching for and purchasing homes at a record-breaking pace. According to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), in July, 68% of homes were on the market for less than a month.



With homes moving from listing day to pending sale in an average of just 22 days, it’s a great time to sell a house.



Reach out to a local real estate professional today so you can make your move while buyers are scooping homes up faster than they’re coming to market. ...

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Thursday, March 5, 2020   /   by Nicole Solari

Real Estate Is Soaring, But Not Like 2008

Unlike last year, the residential real estate market kicked off 2020 with a bang! In their latest Monthly Mortgage Monitor, Black Knight proclaimed:

“The housing market is heating entering 2020 and recent rate declines could continue that trend, a sharp contrast to the strong cooling that was seen at this same time last year.”

Zillow revealed they’re also seeing a robust beginning to the year. Jeff Tucker, Zillow Economist, said:

“Our first look at 2020 data suggests that we could see the most competitive home shopping season in years, as buyers are already competing over…homes for sale.”

Buying demand is very strong. The latest Showing Index from ShowingTime reported a 20.2% year-over-year increase in purchaser traffic across the country, the sixth consecutive month of nationwide growth, and the largest increase in the history of the index.
The even better news is that buyers a ...

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Friday, February 21, 2020   /   by Nicole Solari

Interest Rates Over Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

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With interest rates hovering at near historic lows, now is a great time to look back at where they’ve been, and how much they’ve changed over time.
According to Freddie Mac, mortgage interest rates are currently hovering near a five-decade low.
The impact your interest rate has on your monthly mortgage payment is significant. An increase of just $20 dollars in your monthly payment can add up to $240 per year or $7,200 over the life of your loan. Maybe it’s time to lock in now while rates are still low. ...

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Friday, January 24, 2020   /   by Nicole Solari

2020 Homebuying Checklist

Some Highlights:

If you’re thinking of buying a home, plan ahead and stay on the right track, starting with pre-approval.
Being proactive about the homebuying process will help set you up for success in each step.
Make sure to work with a trusted real estate professional along the way, to help guide you through the homebuying steps specific to your area. ...

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Thursday, November 21, 2019   /   by Nicole Solari

How Long Can This Economic Recovery Last?

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The economy is currently experiencing the longest recovery in our nation’s history. The stock market has hit record highs, while unemployment rates are at record lows. Home price appreciation is beginning to reaccelerate. This begs the question: How long can this economic recovery last?

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) Survey of Economists recently called for an economic slowdown (recession) in the near future. The most recent survey, however, now shows the economists are pushing that timetable back. When asked when they expect a recession to start, 42.5% of the economists in the previous survey projected between now and the end of 2020. The most recent survey showed that percentage drop to 34.2%. Here are the most current results:Like the economists surveyed by the WSJ, most experts are still predicting a recession will likely occur sometime in the next few years. However, many are pus ...

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