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Is the Housing Market Back? Ask Lowes & Home Depot!

A recent Bloomberg Business article reports that both Lowes & Home Depot experienced fourth quarter profits that beat revenue projections by the most in six quarters. So what does that mean to the housing market? Consumer Confidence Lowe’s Chief Executive … Continue reading

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Does an Hour make a Difference?

​We are setting our clocks forward one hour tomorrow. If you are anything like me, you wonder why we are even still doing this….what difference does one hour make? At least that was my thought until I came across this…… … Continue reading

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It’s a Great Time to Sell Your House!

  That headline might be a little aggressive. However, as the data on the 2015 housing market begins to roll in, we can definitely say one thing: If you are considering selling, IT IS TIME TO LIST YOUR HOME! We … Continue reading

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Housing Market to “Spring Forward”

  Just like our clocks this weekend in the majority of the country, the housing market will soon “spring forward”! Similar to tension in a spring, the lack of inventory available for sale in the market right now is what … Continue reading

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Fun Day Monday is here!

This Month’s Fun Day Monday question: What color is the horseshoe marshmallow in a traditional box of Lucky Charms cereal? A. Purple B. Green C. Red D. Yellow   Here is how to enter the drawing: If you have not … Continue reading

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – March 2, 2015

Last week provided several housing-related reports including New Home Sales, Pending Home Sales and Existing Home Sales reports. Case-Shiller and FHFA also released data on home prices. The details: Sales of Pre-Owned Homes Hit Nine-Month Low According to the National … Continue reading

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The next Fun Day Monday is almost here !

Fun Day Monday! by michaelagile I am very excited for the next Fun Day Monday, on the 2nd of March! Here is how to enter the drawing: If you have not received the Fun Day Monday email, let me know … Continue reading

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Thinking of Buying? What are you waiting for?

  If you are planning on becoming a homeowner, or moving up to the home of your dreams in 2015, here are four great reasons to consider buying a home now, instead of waiting until spring. 1. Prices Will Continue … Continue reading

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 23, 2015

Last week’s housing related reports included the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Housing Market Index for February, The Commerce Department’s report on Housing Starts for January and Freddie Mac’s weekly report on average mortgage rates. The Federal Reserve released … Continue reading

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Home Prices: A 5-Year Outlook

  With inventory presently below historically normal levels, current & future home prices have been the topic of many real estate conversations. The most recent Home Price Expectation Survey was just released; giving insight into where experts believe prices will … Continue reading

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