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NAR economist Yun looks at the housing market 10 years after the Great Recession

In the ten years since the so-called Great Recession, home values have risen to record highs in many markets and foreclosures have fallen to historic lows. NAR Chief Economist, Lawrence Yun, said “Today, even as mortgage rates begin to increase … Continue reading

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NFIP Extended to Nov. 30, But Reforms Still Needed

The Senate approved a bill Tuesday to keep the National Flood Insurance Program operating for four more months. Source: NFIP Extended to Nov. 30, But Reforms Still Needed

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You Need an Agent Who Will Always Put You First

Whether you are a rookie homebuyer or have gone through the process many times, having a local real estate expert who is well versed in the neighborhood you are looking to move to, as well as the trends of that … Continue reading

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The #1 Reason to Put Your House on The Market TODAY!

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released the results of their latest Existing Home Sales Report which revealed that home sales declined 0.6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.38 million in June from 5.41 million in May, and … Continue reading

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Tips to Successfully Age-in-place

For seniors who want to stay in their homes, renovations and other changes are a must. BY LYNNE SNIERSON ILLUSTRATION BY VICTORIA MARCELINO For some, assisted living facilities and continuing care retirement communities — and the benefits and conveniences they … Continue reading

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What Today’s Sellers Want

NAR has been administering its annual Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers survey since 1981. The survey has grown from 59 to 131 questions, and gives us great insight into the trends, wants and needs associated with the most significant … Continue reading

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What Is the Ideal Age to Buy a Home?

According to new findings, the ideal age for most Americans to buy their first home is 28. A recent Bankrate study touted this number as the sweet spot. Source: What Is the Ideal Age to Buy a Home?

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