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Interest rates and the housing market

How Do Interest Rates Affect the Housing Market?

Most prospective home buyers work with a mortgage lender to finance a home purchase. In fact, according to a U.S. Census statistic in 2020, 64.8% of current homeowners used a…

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Buying a House can take time

How Long Does It Take to Buy a House?

The time it takes to buy a home can be a long process. According to a December 2021 Bankrate.com article, the average time to close on a home with a…

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Home kitchen renovation

Does a Kitchen Renovation Improve Your Home’s Value?

One glance at your tired and out-of-date kitchen might suggest that a renovation is necessary. However, when considering kitchen renovations, questions about cost and whether you could recover the renovation…

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Upgrades that add value to your home

Four Upgrades that Add the Most Value to Your Home

Remodeling and upgrades can help increase the return on investment (ROI) of a home; however, it is unlikely the homeowner will recoup the total cost of most upgrades. Generally, an…

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Increase Your Home's Curb Appeal

Eight Simple Ways to Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is the first impression a potential buyer gets of your home. A home’s curb appeal refers to its attractiveness when viewed from the street and is essential to…

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Home worth

How Much is My Home Worth?

Like most everything, home values are generally subject to the law of supply and demand. However, determining a home’s worth can be difficult due to the current economic conditions, location,…

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Documents Required for Pre-Approval of a Mortgage

What Are the Requirements for Mortgage Pre-Approval?

A pre-approval letter is a document from a lender based on certain assumptions, stating the maximum the lender is willing to lend to purchase a home. When applying for a…

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What is the Difference Between Pre-Qualified and Pre-Approved for a Mortgage?

As you prepare to purchase a new home, you’ll hear the terms “pre-qualified” and “pre-approved.” These are key steps in the mortgage application process. However, there are important differences in…

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Home Staging Tips

Staging Tips: Sell Your Home Faster and For a Higher Price

Staging a home will help it sell faster and for a higher price. However, home staging is more than just cleaning, straightening, and rearranging the furniture. Home staging is a…

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New Home Under Construction

Is New Construction Right for Your Home?

Is new construction the right way to go when you can’t find the “perfect” home? Finding an existing home can be a frustrating experience, especially when you discover that the…

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Jeremy Leasure

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