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3 Trends That Are Good News for Today’s Homebuyers

By Bob DeVore | Nov 3, 2022

While higher mortgage rates are creating affordability challenges for homebuyers this year, there is some good news for those people still looking to buy a home. As the market has cooled this year, some of the intensity buyers faced during the peak frenzy of the pandemic has cooled too. Here are just a few trends […]

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Taking the Fear out of Saving for a Home

By Bob DeVore | Nov 3, 2022

If you’re planning to buy a home, knowing what to budget for and how to save may sound scary at first. But it doesn’t have to be. One way to take the fear out of budgeting is understanding some of the costs you might encounter.  And to do that, turn to trusted real estate professionals. […]

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Millennials Are Still a Driving Force of Today’s Buyer Demand

By Bob DeVore | Nov 3, 2022

If you’re thinking about selling your house but wondering if buyers are still out there, know that there are still people who are searching for a home to buy today. And your house may be exactly what they’re looking for. While the millennial generation has been dubbed the renter generation, that namesake may not be […]

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3 Graphs Showing Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t Like 2008

By Bob DeVore | Nov 3, 2022

With all the headlines and talk in the media about the shift in the housing market, you might be thinking this is a housing bubble. It’s only natural for those thoughts to creep in that make you think it could be a repeat of what took place in 2008. But the good news is, there’s […]

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What Happens to Housing when There’s a Recession?

By Bob DeVore | Nov 3, 2022

Since the 2008 housing bubble burst, the word recession strikes a stronger emotional chord than it ever did before. And while there’s some debate around whether we’re officially in a recession right now, the good news is experts say a recession today would likely be mild and the economy would rebound quickly. As the 2022 […]

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Pre-Approval Is a Critical First Step on Your Homebuying Journey

By Bob DeVore | Nov 3, 2022

If you’re planning to buy a home this year, one of the first steps on your journey is getting pre-approved. Especially in today’s market when mortgage rates are higher than they were just a few months ago, getting a mortgage pre-approval can be a game changer. Here’s why. What Is Pre-Approval? To better understand why […]

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What’s Ahead for Home Prices?

By Bob DeVore | Nov 3, 2022

As the housing market cools in response to the dramatic rise in mortgage rates, home price appreciation is cooling as well. And if you’re following along with headlines in the media, you’re probably seeing a wide range of opinions calling for everything from falling home prices to ongoing appreciation. But what’s true? What’s most likely […]

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Should You Still Buy a Home with the Latest News About Inflation?

By Bob DeVore | Nov 3, 2022

While the Federal Reserve is working hard to bring down inflation, the latest data shows the inflation rate is still high, remaining around 8%. This news impacted the stock market and added fuel to the fire for conversations about a recession. You’re likely feeling the impact in your day-to-day life as you watch the cost […]

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The Emotional and Non-financial Benefits of Homeownership

By Bob DeVore | Nov 3, 2022

With higher mortgage rates, you might be wondering if now’s the best time to buy a home. While the financial aspects are important to consider, there are also powerful non-financial reasons it may make sense to make a move. Here are just a few of the benefits that come with homeownership. Homeowners Can Make Their […]

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