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Why It’s Still a Sellers’ Market

Why It’s Still a Sellers’ MarketAs there’s more and more talk about the real estate market cooling off from the peak frenzy it saw during the pandemic, you may be

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Buying a Home May Make More Financial Sense Than Renting One

Buying a Home May Make More Financial Sense Than Renting OneIf rising home prices leave you wondering if it makes more sense to rent or buy a home in today’s housing market, consider

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Should You Buy a Home with Inflation This High?

Should You Buy a Home with Inflation This High?While the Federal Reserve is working hard to bring down inflation, the latest data shows the inflation rate is still going up. You

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Wondering Where You’ll Move if You Sell Your House Today?

Wondering Where You’ll Move if You Sell Your House Today?If you put a pause on your home search because you weren’t sure where you’d go once you sold your house, it might be a 

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What Does an Economic Slowdown Mean for the Housing Market?

What Does an Economic Slowdown Mean for the Housing Market?According to a recent survey, more and more Americans are concerned about a possible recession. Those concerns were validated when the

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How Your Equity Can Grow over Time

How Your Equity Can Grow over TimeIt’s true that record levels of home price appreciation have spurred significant equity gains for homeowners over the past few years. As

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Is Homeownership Still the American Dream?

Is Homeownership Still the American Dream?Defining the American dream is personal, and no one individual will have the same definition as another. But the feelings it brings about – success,

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Homeownership Is a Great Hedge Against the Impact of Rising Inflation

Homeownership Is a Great Hedge Against the Impact of Rising InflationIf you’re following along with the news today, you’ve heard about rising inflation. Today, inflation is at&

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The Average Homeowner Gained $64K in Equity over the Past Year

The Average Homeowner Gained $64K in Equity over the Past YearIf you own a home, your net worth likely just got a big boost thanks to rising home equity. Equity is the current value of your

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Things To Avoid After Applying for a Home Loan

Things To Avoid After Applying for a Home LoanOnce you’ve applied for a mortgage to buy a home, there are some key things to keep in mind. While it’s exciting to start thinking

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Luxury Homes Are in High Demand

Luxury Homes Are in High DemandAs people realize their needs are changing, some are turning to luxury housing to find their dream home. Investopedia helps define what pushes a home into

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Why the Growing Number of Homes for Sale Is Good for Your Move Up

Why the Growing Number of Homes for Sale Is Good for Your Move UpAre you thinking about selling your current home? If so, the biggest question on your mind may be: if I sell now, where will I?

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How Homeownership Impacts You

How Homeownership Impacts YouJune is National Homeownership Month, and it’s the perfect time to reflect on how impactful owning a home can truly be. When you purchase a house, it becomes

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What Does the Rest of the Year Hold for the Housing Market?

What Does the Rest of the Year Hold for the Housing Market?If you’re thinking of buying or selling a house, you’re at an exciting decision point. And anytime you make

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Why Summer Is a Great Time To Buy a Vacation Home

Why Summer Is a Great Time To Buy a Vacation HomeYou may be someone who looks forward to summer each year because it gives you an opportunity to rest, unwind, and enjoy more quality time with your

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How Homeownership Can Bring You Joy

How Homeownership Can Bring You JoyIf you're trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home, you're probably weighing a few different factors. The financial benefits of homeownership might

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Are There More Homes Coming to the Market?

Are There More Homes Coming to the Market?According to a recent survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), one of the top challenges buyers face in today’s;

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Your House Could Be Closer to List-Ready Than You Think

Your House Could Be Closer to List-Ready Than You ThinkOne of the biggest concerns for a homeowner looking to sell is the time they’ll have to put in before listing their house. If that&rsquo

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Today’s Home Price Appreciation Is Great News for Existing Homeowners

Today’s Home Price Appreciation Is Great News for Existing HomeownersIf you’re planning to sell your home this season, rising prices are great news for you. But it’s

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Things That Could Help You Win a Bidding War on a Home

Things That Could Help You Win a Bidding War on a HomeWith a limited number of homes for sale today and so many buyers looking to make a purchase before mortgage rates rise

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How Homeownership Can Help Shield You from Inflation

How Homeownership Can Help Shield You from InflationIf you’re following along with the news today, you’ve likely heard about rising inflation. You’re also likely feeling the impact

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How To Approach Rising Mortgage Rates as a Buyer

How To Approach Rising Mortgage Rates as a BuyerIn the last few weeks, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac inched up to 5%. While that news may have you questioning

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Is It Enough To Offer Asking Price in Today’s Housing Market?

Is It Enough To Offer Asking Price in Today’s Housing Market?If you’re planning to buy a home this season, you’re probably thinking about what you’ll need to do to

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Why This Housing Market Is Not a Bubble Ready To Pop

Why This Housing Market Is Not a Bubble Ready To PopHomeownership has become a major element in achieving the American Dream. A recent report from the National Association of Realtors )

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Using Your Tax Refund To Achieve Your Homeownership Goals This Year

Using Your Tax Refund To Achieve Your Homeownership Goals This YearIf you’re buying or selling a home this year, you’re likely saving up for a variety of expenses. For buyers, that

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What You Need To Budget for When Buying a Home

What You Need To Budget for When Buying a HomeWhen it comes to buying a home, it can feel a bit intimidating to know how much you need to save and where to find that information. But you should

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Balancing Your Wants and Needs as a Homebuyer Today

Balancing Your Wants and Needs as a Homebuyer TodaySince the number of homes for sale is low today, it can feel challenging to find one that checks all your boxes. But if you know which

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What You Can Expect from the Spring Housing Market

What You Can Expect from the Spring Housing MarketAs the spring housing market kicks off, you likely want to know what you can expect this season when it comes to buying or selling

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This Spring Presents Sellers with a Golden Opportunity

This Spring Presents Sellers with a Golden OpportunityIf you’re thinking of selling your house this year, timing is crucial. After all, you’ll want to balance getting the most

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How To Navigate a Market Where Multiple Offers Is the New Normal

How To Navigate a Market Where Multiple Offers Is the New NormalIf you’re thinking of buying a home today, you already know that the number of homes available for sale is low. But

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Key Factors That Impact Affordability Today

Key Factors That Impact Affordability TodayYou can’t read an article about residential real estate without the author mentioning the affordability challenges that today’s buyers face.

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Why It’s Critical To Price Your House Right

Why It’s Critical To Price Your House RightWhen you make a move, you want to sell your house for the highest price possible. That might be why many homeowners are eager to list in

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How Global Uncertainty Is Impacting Mortgage Rates

How Global Uncertainty Is Impacting Mortgage RatesIf you’re thinking about buying or selling a home, you’ll want to keep a pulse on what’s happening with

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Down Payment Assistance Programs Can Help You Achieve Homeownership

Down Payment Assistance Programs Can Help You Achieve HomeownershipFor many homebuyers, the thought of saving for a down payment can feel daunting, especially in today’s market. That’s

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An Expert Advisor Will Give You the Best Advice in Today’s Market

An Expert Advisor Will Give You the Best Advice in Today’s MarketHaving an experienced guide coaching you through the process of buying or selling a home is important in a normal market ;&

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What’s Driving Today’s High Buyer Demand?

What’s Driving Today’s High Buyer Demand? Some HighlightsThere’s an influx of buyers looking for homes today, and that means your house is in high demand. Here are a few

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Predictions for the housing market in 2022

Though not predictable, you can always rely on the real estate market in Western North Carolina to change. Here are some predictions for the housing market in 2022.2022 will fall just short of

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