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Buying Remains Cheaper Than Renting In 39 States

In the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia, they explained that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 100 largest

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If You Are Thinking Of Selling You Should Do It TODAY

That headline might be a little aggressive; however, as August 2017’s housing market data begins to roll in, we can definitely say one thing: If you are considering selling, IT IS TIME TO LIST

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4 Reasons To Sell This Fall INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale! Buyers are often competing with one another for the listings that are available! Housing inventory is still

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Net Worth Of Homeowners 44X Greater Than Renters

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. The latest survey

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Builder Offering To Pay Off Student Loans For Buyers

Millennials are on track to become the most educated generation in history. This means they are also the generation with the most student debt. Depending on the type of degree earned, as well as the

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Millionaire To Millennials Buy A Home Now

In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that “the single biggest mistake millennials are making” is not purchasing a home because buying real estate is

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No You Do Not Need 20 Percent Down To Buy NOW

The Aspiring Home Buyers Profile from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what is required to qualify for a

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The Mortgage Process What You Need To Know INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: Many buyers are purchasing a home with a down payment as little as 3%. You may already qualify for a loan, even if you don't have perfect credit. Take advantage of the

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The Truth About Homeowner Equity

A recent article from a reputable news source was titled: Here's why some homeowners still can't sell. In the opening bullets of the article, the author claimed, “Negative equity is one

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A Tale Of Two Markets A 6 Month Update

Six months ago, we reported that the mismatch between the type of inventory of homes for sale and the demand of buyers in the US was causing the formation of two markets.In the starter and

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Which Homes Have Increased In Value The Most

Home values have risen dramatically over the last twelve months. The latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors puts the annual increase in the

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Should I Buy A Home Now Or Wait Until Next Year INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: The Cost of Waiting to Buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie Mac

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Thinking Of Selling Your Home Competition Is Coming

The number of building permits issued for single-family homes is the best indicator of how many newly built homes will rise over the next few months. According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau

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What To Look For In Your Real Estate Team

How do you select the members of your team who are going to help you make your dream of owning a home a reality? What should you be looking for? How do you know if you’ve found the right agent or

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More Than Half Of All Buyers Are Surprised By Closing Costs

According to a survey conducted by ClosingCorp, over half of all homebuyers are surprised by the closing costs required to obtain their mortgage.After surveying 1,000 first-time

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Lack Of Existing Home Inventory Slows Sales Heading Into Fall INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their latest Existing Home Sales Report. First-time homebuyers made up 31% of all sales in.

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Why Are So Few Homes For Sale

There is no doubt that the largest challenge in today’s housing market is a lack of housing inventory for sale. This challenge has been defined as an “overwhelming lack of,

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More Americans Say Now Is A Good Time To Sell

Recently released data from Fannie Mae’s National Housing Survey revealed that rising home prices were the catalyst behind an eight-point jump in the net percentage of respondents

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Home Sales Expected To Increase Nicely In 2018

Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and The Mortgage Bankers Association are all projecting that home sales will increase in 2018. Here is a chart showing what each entity is projecting in sales

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5 Reasons To Sell This Fall

Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this fall makes sense.1. Demand Is StrongThe latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) 

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Top 5 Reasons Why Millennials Choose To Buy INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: “The majority of millennials said they consider owning a home more sensible than renting for both financial and lifestyle reasons — including control of living space,

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On Behalf Of Our Entire Team We Want To Say THANK YOU To Our Clients

 The 2017 Annual Client Appreciation Party was a HUGE success!  We had over 100 of you - our valued clients there to spoil while enjoying tasty beer and out-of-this-world tacos from

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Report Homeownership Is A Precondition Of The American Dream

Hearth just released their 2017 State of the American Dream report which showed that Americans still see homeownership as an integral piece of the American Dream. The report confirmed

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Happily Ever Homeowner

Married couples once again dominated the first-time homebuyer statistics last year at 66% of all buyers, according to the most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers. It is no surprise that

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Looking For Your Dream Home Know What You Want Vs What You Need

In this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is really important to know what you’re looking for when you start your home search.If you’ve been thinking about buying a

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How Supply And Demand Impacts Real Estate Home Values INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: The concept of supply & demand is a simple one. The best time to sell something is when the supply of that item is low & the demand for that item is high! Anything under a 6

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America Needs Your House

The biggest challenge in today’s real estate market is a lack of housing inventory. How big of a challenge is the housing shortage? Here are what four industry economists are saying on the issue

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Homeowners Do You Know Your Homes Value

The latest edition of CoreLogic’s Home Price Index shows that nationally, home prices have appreciated 6.7% over the last year and 0.9% month-over-month. The release of the report

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How Your Homes Value Grows Your Familys Wealth

Over the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate 3.64% per year on average and to grow by 18.4% cumulatively, according to Pulsenomics’ most recent Home

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Top 5 A Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Pro INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: Hiring a real estate professional to buy your dream home, or sell your current house, is one of the most 'educated' decisions you can make! A real estate professional has the

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House Prices Up Over 6 Percent Across The Country INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest Quarterly Home Price Index report. In the report, home prices are compared

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Study FSBOs Dont Save Real Estate Commission

One of the main reasons why For Sale By Owners (FSBOs) don’t use a real estate agent is because they believe they will save the commission an agent charges for getting their house on the

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Nows The Time To Keep Up With The Joneses

Does your current house fit your needs? Does it seem like everyone else is moving up and moving on to more luxurious surroundings? Are you wondering what it would take to start living your dream?

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More Boomerang Buyers Are About To Enter The Market

We previously informed you about a study conducted by TransUnion titled, “The Bubble, the Burst and Now – What Happened to the Consumer?” The study revealed that

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Why Is It Important To Use A Professional To Sell Your Home

When a homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible price for it with the least amount of hassles along the way. However, for the vast majority of sellers,

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To Stageor Not To Stage That Is The Question INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: The National Association of Realtors surveyed their members & released the findings of their Annual Profile of Home Staging. 50% of staged homes saw a 1-10%

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58 Percent Of Homeowners See A Drop In Home Values Coming

According to the recently released Modern Homebuyer Survey from ValueInsured, 58 percent of homeowners think there will be a “housing bubble and price correction”

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Sellers Your Home Is An Oasis In An Inventory Desert

First-time homebuyers are flocking to the real estate market by the thousands to find their dream homes in order to make their dreams of homeownership a reality. Unfortunately for many, the

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Homes Are Selling Quickly Nationwide

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their latest Existing Home Sales Report, which revealed that homes were on the market for an average of 28 days in

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Homeowners Net Worth Is Still Greater Than A Renters

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. The latest survey, which

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What State Gives You The Most Bang For Your Buck INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: Thinking of moving across the country? How far will your money take you? The majority of states in the Midwest and South offer a lower cost of living compared to Northeast and

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Hey Millennial Homeowners It May Be Time To Sell

Contrary to what many believe, Millennials are not the ‘renter’ generation. Millennials purchased a larger percentage (34%) of homes in the U.S. than any other age group in 2017 and the most

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Over 93 Percent Of Homes In The US Have Positive Equity

CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that ninety-one thousand residential properties regained equity in Q1 2017. The outlook for 2017 remains positive as well, as an additional

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20 Tips For Preparing Your House For Sale INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: When listing your house for sale your top goal will be to get the home sold for the best price possible! There are many small projects that you can do to ensure this!

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Millennial Homeownership Rate Increases

Recent headlines exclaimed the homeownership rate, as reported by the Census Bureau, rose again in the second quarter of 2017. What didn’t get much attention in the reports is that the

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Do Your Future Plans Include A Move Whats Stopping You From Listing Now

Are you an empty-nester? Do you want to retire where you are, or does a vacation destination sound more your style? Are you close to retirement and not ready to move yet, but living in a home that

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Be Careful Not To Get Caught In The Rental Trap

There are many benefits to homeownership. One of the top benefits is being able to protect yourself from rising rents by locking in your housing cost for the life of your mortgage.Don’t Become

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Buyer Demand Continues Outpacing The Supply Of Homes For Sale

The price of any item is determined by the supply of that item, as well as the market demand. The National Association of REALTORS (NAR) surveys “over 50,000 real estate

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Inventory Drops Again Sales Slow INFOGRAPHIC

Highlights: Existing Home Sales are now at an annual pace of 5.52 million. Inventory of existing homes for sale dropped to a 4.3-month supply, marking the 25th month in a row of.

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Americans Still Believe Real Estate Is Best LongTerm Investment

According to Bankrate’s latest Financial Security Index Poll, Americans who have money to set aside for the next 10 years would rather invest in real estate than any other type of

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A Buyer In Hand Is Worth Two In The Bush

In today’s highly competitive seller’s market where there are more buyers than there are homes for them to buy, some sellers may feel like the ball is in their court.And they would be right when

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Rising Home Prices Mean Great News For Homeowners

Recently there has been a lot of talk about home prices and if they are accelerating too quickly. As we mentioned before, in some areas of the country, seller supply (homes for sale) cannot

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US Housing Inventory Hits A New Low List Your House TODAY

Every summer, families across the country decide if this will be the year they sell their current house and move into their dream home.Mortgage rates have hovered around 4% for all of,

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Singles Are Falling For Their Dream Home First INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: According to NAR’s Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, the share of recent homebuyers who were single at the time of purchase held steady at 24% last year. The percentage

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84 Percent Of Americans Believe Buying A Home Is A Good Financial Decision

According to the National Association of Realtors®’ 2017 National Housing Pulse Survey, 84% of Americans now believe that purchasing a home is a good financial decision. This is the

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3 Tips To Succeed In Todays Real Estate Market

In today’s highly competitive real estate market, where inventory levels are not keeping up with the constant stream of buyer demand, there are steps you can take to ensure you are most prepared

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Thinking Of Selling You Should Act NOW

If you thought about selling your house this year, now more than ever may be the time to do it! The inventory of homes for sale is well below historic norms and buyer demand is

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3 Questions To Ask Before You Buy Your Dream Home

If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family will have your best interests at heart, they may not be fully aware of your

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Home Buying Myths Slayed INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: Interest rates are still below historic numbers. 88% of property managers raised their rent in the last 12 months! The credit score requirements for mortgage approval continue to

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The 5 Greatest Benefits Of Homeownership

Recently, Freddie Mac reported on the benefits of homeownership. According to their report, here are the five benefits that “should be at the top of everyone’s list.”

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Homeowners Your Home Must Be Sold TWICE

In today’s housing market, where supply is very low and demand is very high, home values are increasing rapidly. Many experts are projecting that home values could appreciate by another 5%+ over

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The High Impact Of Low Interest Rates On Your Purchasing Power

According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at 3.96%, which is still near record lows in

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5 Reasons Why You Should Not For Sale By Owner

In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their homes on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by

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Median Days On The Market Drops To 27 INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: The National Association of REALTORS® surveyed their members for their monthly Confidence Index. The REALTORS® Confidence Index is a key indicator of

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Epic Housing Shortage Being Reported

The Joint Center of Housing Studies (JCHS) at Harvard University recently released their 2017 State of the Nation’s Housing Study, and a recent blog from

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Be Thankful You Dont Have To Pay Mom And Dads Interest Rate

Interest rates have hovered around 4% for the majority of 2017, which has given many buyers relief from rising home prices and has helped with affordability. Experts predict that rates will increase

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Existing Home Sales Surge Into Summer INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: Existing Home Sales reached their third highest mark this year in May. Inventory of homes for sale has dropped 8.4% since last year, marking the 24thconsecutive month of year

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75 Percent Of Homeowners Think Now Is A Good Time To Sell

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released the findings of their Q2 Homeownership Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) Survey. The report covers core topics

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Buyers Market Helps Premium Home Sales Soar

We previously reported how a shortage of inventory in the starter and trade-up home markets is driving prices up and causing bidding wars, creating a true seller’s market. At the same

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PreApproval Should Always Be Your First Step

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the amount of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where

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2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

In Realtor.com’s recent article, “Home Buyers’ Top Mortgage Fears: Which One Scares You?” they mention that “46% of potential home buyers fear they won’t qualify for a

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The Cost Of Renting Vs Buying In The US INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (29.2%) vs. the

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The Importance Of Home Equity In Retirement Planning

We often discuss the difference in family wealth between homeowner households and renter households. Much of that difference is the result of the equity buildup that homeowners

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The Supply Demand Problem Plaguing New Construction

Many real estate economists have called on new home builders to ramp up production to help relieve the shortage of inventory of homes for sale throughout the United States. The added inventory would

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Do You Know How Much Equity You Have In Your Home

CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 91,000 properties regained equity in the first quarter of 2017. This is great news for the country, as 48.2 million of all mortgaged

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Buying Is Now 33 Percent Cheaper Than Renting In The US

The results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 100 largest

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Top Home Renovations For Maximum ROI INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: Whether you are selling your home, just purchased your first home, or are a homeowner planning to stay put for a while, there is value in knowing which home improvement projects

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Are Home Prices Approaching Bubble Territory

As home values continue to rise, some are questioning whether we are approaching another housing bubble. Zillow just reported that: “National home values have surpassed the

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The TRUTH Behind The RENT Vs BUY Debate

In a blog post published last Friday, CNBC’s Diana Olnick reported on the latest results of the FAU Buy vs. Rent Index. The index examines the entire US housing market and then

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Homeownership Is A Good Financial Investment

According to a recent report by Trulia, “buying is cheaper than renting in 100 of the largest metro areas by an average of 33.1%.” The report may have some people

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4 Reasons To Buy This Summer

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting.1. Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have

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The Impact Your Interest Rate Makes INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: Interest rates have come a long way in the last 30 years. The interest rate you secure directly impacts your monthly payment and the amount of house that you can afford if you

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Mortgage Interest Rates Reverse Course In 2017

To start the year, housing experts all agreed on one thing: 2017 was going to be the year we would see mortgage interest rates begin to rise. After years of historically low rates, and an improving

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69 Percent Of Buyers Are WRONG About Down Payment Needs

According to a recent survey conducted by Genworth Financial Inc. at the Annual Mortgage Bankers’ Association Secondary Market Conference, 69% of mortgage professionals

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If Your Home Hasnt Sold Yet Definitely Check The Price

The residential housing market has been hot. Home sales have bounced back solidly and are now at their fourth highest pace over the past year. Demand has remained strong ­throughout

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5 Reasons You Should Sell This Summer

Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this summer makes sense.1. Demand Is StrongThe latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows

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What Would YOU Sacrifice To Save For Your Next Home INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: 95% of first-time homebuyers are willing to sacrifice to make homeownership a reality. The top item that buyers sacrifice is new clothes, at 54%. Even repeat or experienced

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Can Your Real Estate Agent Answer These Important Questions

Whether you are selling or buying a home, the real estate agent you hire is critical to guaranteeing your family makes the right decision. Most agents can walk you through the process and explain

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The Number 1 Reason To List Your House For Sale NOW

If you are debating listing your house for sale this year, here is the #1 reason not to wait!Buyer Demand Continues to Outpace the Supply of Homes for Sale The National Association of

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Housing Inventory Challenges Continue INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: After a surge in March, existing home sales and new home sales slowed due to a drop in inventory available for sale in the start-up and trade-up categories. Median existing

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Find Out What The Experts Are Saying About The Real Estate Market

As we head into summer, it is a great time to review how the 2017 real estate market is doing so far. Here is what the experts are saying:Doug Duncan, Fannie Mae Chief Economist “Positive

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Is Now A Good Time To Rent

People often ask if now is a good time to buy a home, but nobody ever asks when a good time to rent is. Regardless, we want to make certain that everyone understands that today is NOT a good time to

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5 Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Professional When Buying Or Selling

Whether you are buying or selling a home it can be quite an adventurous journey, which is why you need an experienced real estate professional to guide you on the path to your ultimate.

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Why Do Americans Consider Moving To Another State INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: In a recent Harris Poll, Americans listed "change in climate/weather" as their top reason for wanting to relocate. 41% would move for a “better job

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Is Your Listing Pet Friendly

One of the many benefits of owning your own home is the freedom to find your ‘furever’ friend. By pointing out the aspects of your home that make it ‘pet-friendly’ in your listing, you’ll

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What You Need To Know About Qualifying For A Mortgage INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: Many buyers are purchasing a home with a down payment as little as 3%. You may already qualify for a loan, even if you don't have perfect credit. Take advantage of the

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Gallup Poll Says Real Estate Is Best LongTerm Investment 4 Years Running

Every year, Gallup surveys Americans to determine their choice for the best long-term investment. Respondents are given a choice between real estate, stocks/mutual funds, gold,

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Inventory Shortages Are Slowing Down The Market

The real estate market is moving more and more into a complete recovery. Home values are up. Home sales are up. Distressed sales (foreclosures and short sales) have fallen dramatically. It

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Giving Back To The Galaxy

How did you celebrate the unofficial Star Wars holiday, May the 4th?  Our team along with some of our trusted partners donated time and money to Feed My Starving Children on Thursday.  We

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4 Reasons To Buy A House Today

Homeownership will always be a part of the American Dream. There are advantages to owning your own home (educational, health, social) that far transcend any economic impact. However, we

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Dont Be Intimidated Know The LINGO

Buying a home can be intimidating if you are not familiar with the terms used during the process. To start you on your path with confidence, we have compiled a list of some of the most common terms

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Get The FACTS About PMI

When it comes to buying a home, whether it is your first time or your fifth, it is always important to know all the facts. With the large number of mortgage programs available that allow buyers to

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Homes Are Selling FAST Across The Country INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: The National Association of REALTORS® surveyed their members for their monthly Confidence Index. The REALTORS® Confidence Index is a key indicator of

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Your Tax Return Bring It HOME

This time of year, many people eagerly check their mailboxes looking for their tax return check from the IRS. But, what do most people plan to do with the money? GO Banking Rates recently

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3 Charts That Shout List Your Home Today

In school, we all learned the theory of supply and demand. When the demand for an item is greater than the supply of that item, the price will surely rise.SUPPLYThe National Association of

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How Fast Can You Save For A Down Payment

Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on where you live, median income, median rents, and home prices all vary. So, we set out to find out how

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Slaying Home Buying Myths INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: Interest rates are still below historic numbers. 88% of property managers raised their rent in the last 12 months! The credit score requirements for mortgage approval

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If Your Tax Return Was DEPRESSING Owning A Home Could Help

Many Americans got some depressing news last week; either their tax return was not as large as they had hoped or, in some cases, they were told they owed additional money to either the Federal or

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Your Dakota County Home Tax Appraisal

Your Dakota County Home Tax AppraisalDo you think your Dakota County tax appraisal valued your home too high? Get a FREE online property report in seconds by clicking this link http://bit.ly

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US Housing Market Is In BUY Territory

According to the Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index, the U.S. housing market has continued to move deeper into buy territory, supporting the belief that housing markets across

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If You Are Thinking Of Selling ACT NOW

If you thought about selling your house this year, now may be the time to do it. The inventory of homes for sale is well below historic norms and buyer demand is skyrocketing. We were still in high

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Another New Listing At 2728 Liberty Place Woodbury MN

2728 Liberty Place, Woodbury, MNGet Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps &

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New Listing At 2692 Liberty Place Woodbury MN

2692 Liberty Place, Woodbury, MNGet Directions Click HereDescriptionPhotosMaps & LocalSchoolsPrint BrochureMy ReviewsWhy List With Us$ Click for current price5 BEDROOMS | 4 (2 full, 2 half )

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Millennials Flock To Low Down Payment Programs

A recent report released by Down Payment Resource shows that 65% of first-time Home buyers purchased their homes with a down payment of 6% or less in the month of January.The

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Dont Get Caught In The Rental TRAP

There are many benefits to homeownership. One of the top benefits is being able to protect yourself from rising rents by locking in your housing cost for the life of your mortgage.Don’t Become

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The Importance Of Using A Professional To Sell Your Home

When a homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible price for it with the least amount of hassles along the way. However, for the vast majority of sellers, the most

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Why Millennials Choose To Buy INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: “The majority of millennials said they consider owning a home more sensible than renting for both financial and lifestyle reasons — including control of living space,

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The REAL News About Housing Affordability

Some industry experts are claiming that the housing market may be headed for a slowdown as we proceed through 2017, based on rising home prices and a potential jump in mortgage interest rates. One

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Buying This Spring Be Prepared For Bidding WARS

Traditionally, spring is the busiest season for real estate. Buyers come out in force and homeowners list their houses for sale hoping to capitalize on buyer activity. This year will be no different

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15014 Homes Sold Yesterday Did Yours

There are some homeowners that have been waiting for months to get a price they hoped for when they originally listed their house for sale. The only thing they might want to consider is... If it

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Again You Do NOT Need 20 Percent Down To Buy NOW

A survey by Ipsos found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what is required to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today’s housing market. There are two

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Home Prices Up Over 6 Percent Across The Country INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest Quarterly Home Price Index report. In the report, home prices are compared both

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Consumer Confidence In Economy And Housing Is Soaring

The success of the housing market is strongly tied to the consumer’s confidence in the overall economy. For that reason, we believe 2017 will be a great year for real estate. Here is just a touch

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Looking To MoveUp To A Luxury Home Nows The Time

If your house no longer fits your needs and you are planning on buying a luxury home, now is a great time to do so! We recently shared data from Trulia’s Market Mismatch Study 

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Millionaire To Millennials Buy Now

Self-made millionaire David Bach was quoted in a CNBC article explaining that "the single biggest mistake millennials are making" is not purchasing a home because buying

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Renting Or Buying Either Way Youre Paying A Mortgage

There are some people who have not purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent

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How Low Supply High Demand Impacts The Real Estate Market INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: The concept of Supply & Demand is a simple one. The best time to sell something is when the supply of that item is low & the demand for that item is high! Anything under a 6-month

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The Foreclosure Crisis 10 Years Later

CoreLogic recently released a report entitled, United States Residential Foreclosure Crisis: 10 Years Later, in which they examined the years leading up to the crisis all the way

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What Are The Experts Saying About Mortgage Rates

Mortgage interest rates have risen over the last few months and projections are that they will continue their upswing throughout 2017. What impact will this have on the housing market? Here is what

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Its A Sellers Market Should I Downsize Now

A study by Edelman Berland reveals that 33% of homeowners who are contemplating selling their houses in the near future are planning to scale down. Let’s look at a few reasons why this

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4 Great Reasons To Buy This Spring

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting.1. Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have

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Dont Let Your Luck Run Out INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: The “Cost of Waiting to Buy” is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices and interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie&

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Which Homes Have Appreciated The Most

Home values have risen dramatically over the last twelve months. The latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors puts the annual increase in the

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A Tale Of Two Markets Inventory Mismatch Paints A More Detailed Picture

The inventory of existing homes for sale in today’s market was recently reported to be at a 3.6-month supply according to the National Association of Realtors latest Existing Home

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Mortgage Interest Rates Went Up Again Should I Wait To Buy

Mortgage interest rates, as reported by Freddie Mac, have increased over the last several weeks. Freddie Mac, along with Fannie Mae, the Mortgage Bankers Association

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How To Get The Most Money When Selling Your Home

Every homeowner wants to make sure they get the best price when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensuring you get the

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Spring Forward The Difference An Hour Makes INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: Don’t forget to set your clocks forward this Sunday, March 12th at 2:00 AM EST in observance of Daylight Savings Time. Unless of course, you are a resident of Arizona or

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Builder Confidence Hits 11Year High

In many areas of the country, there are not enough homes for sale to satisfy the number of buyers looking to purchase their dream homes. Experts have long proposed that a ramp-up in new, single

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Just Listed In Lakeville

18269 Imagery Lane, Lakeville, Minnesota Get Directions Click

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Housing Market Expected 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

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Luxury Home Coming Soon In Lakeville

7362 Territory Pass, Lakeville, Minnesota Get Directions Click

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The Connection Between Home Prices And Family Wealth

Over the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate 3.22% per year on average and to grow by 17.3% cumulatively, according to Pulsenomics’ most recent Home

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Where Did Americans Move In 2016

Some Highlights: For the 5th year in a row, the Northeast saw a concentration of “High Outbound” activity. For the first time ever, South Dakota held the top spot for “High Inbound”.

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Mortgage Rates Impact On 2017 Home Values

There is no doubt that historically low mortgage interest rates were a major impetus to housing recovery over the last several years. However, many industry experts are showing concern about the

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Over Half Of All Buyers Are Surprised By Closing Costs

According to a recent survey conducted by ClosingCorp, over half of all homebuyers are surprised by the closing costs required to obtain their mortgage.After surveying 1,000 first

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How Long Do Most Families Stay In Their Home

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) keeps historical data on many aspects of homeownership. One of the data points that has changed dramatically is the median tenure of a family in

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Where Are The Home Prices Heading In The Next 5 Years

Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey.Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a

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Existing Home Sales Reach Highest Mark Since 2007

Highlights: Sales of existing homes reached the highest pace in a decade at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.69 million. January marked the 59th consecutive month of year-over-year

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The Impact Of Homeownership On Family Health

The National Association of Realtors recently released a study titled 'Social Benefits of Homeownership and Stable Housing.’ The study confirmed a long-standing belief of most

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Coming Soon To The Market This March In Lakeville

18269 Imagery Lane, Lakeville, Minnesota Get Directions Click

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Are You 1 Of The 59 Million Planning To Buy This Year

According to a survey conducted by Bankrate.com, one in four Americans are considering buying a home this year. If this statistic proves to be true, that means that 59 million people

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Access A Key Component In Getting Your House SOLD

So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a real estate professional to help you with the entire process, and they have asked you what level of access you want to provide to potential

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US Housing Market Is Moving Into BUY Territory

According to the Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index, the U.S. housing market has continued to move deeper into buy territory, supporting the belief that housing markets across

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Do You Know The Real Cost Of Renting Vs Buying

Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a close decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (30%), vs.

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The Impact Of Homeownership On Civic Involvement

The National Association of Realtors recently released a study titled 'Social Benefits of Homeownership and Stable Housing.’ The study confirmed a long-standing belief of most

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The Great News About Rising Prices For Homeowners

Recently there has been a lot of talk about home prices and if they are accelerating too quickly. As we mentioned before, in some areas of the country, seller supply (homes for sale)

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First Comes Love Then Comes Mortgage

According to the National Association of REALTORS most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, married couples once again dominated the first-time homebuyer statistics in 2016

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3 Questions To Ask If You Want To Buy Your Dream Home

If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family will have your best interest at heart, they may not be fully aware of your

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Completed New Construction In Woodbury

5116 White Star Lane, Woodbury, MN Get Directions Click

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Come See This Beautiful Model Home

9425 Compass Pointe Road, Woodbury, MN Get Directions Click

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5112 Suntide Pass New Construction With An Amazing Kitchen

5112 Suntide Pass, Woodbury, MN Get Directions Click

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Just Listed New Construction In Woodbury

9450 Compass Pointe Road, Woodbury, MN Get Directions Click

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5 Reasons To Love Using A RE Pro

Highlights: Hiring a real estate professional to guide you through the process of buying a home or selling your house can be one of the best decisions you make! They are there for you to help

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The Impact Of Homeownership On Educational Achievement

The National Association of Realtors recently released a study titled 'Social Benefits of Homeownership and Stable Housing.’ The study confirmed a long-standing belief of most

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Buyers Are Searching For Your House

The most recent Pending Homes Sales Index from the National Association of Realtors revealed a slight bump in contracts with an increase of 1.6% in December. This news comes as

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Homeownership Offers Stability Wealth Creation

The most recent Housing Pulse Survey released by the National Association of Realtors revealed that the two major reasons Americans prefer owning their own home instead of

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Lack Of Homes For Sale Slowing Down The Housing Market

The housing crisis is finally in the rear-view mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are up. Home sales are up. Distressed sales (foreclosures and

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Thinking Of Making An Offer So Here Are 4 Tips For Success

So you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call a ‘home,’ and you finally found one! The price is right, and in such a competitive market that you want to make sure you make a good

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2 Myths That May Be Holding Back Buyers

Fannie Mae’s article, “What Consumers (Don’t) Know About Mortgage Qualification Criteria,” revealed that “only 5 to 16 percent of respondents know the correct ranges for key

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Sales At Highest Pace In 10 Years With An Inforgraphic

Highlights: 45 million existing homes were sold in 2016! This is the highest mark set since 2006. Inventory of existing homes for sale dropped to a 3.6-month supply, the lowest level since;

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Thinking Of Selling And Why Now Is The Time

It is common knowledge that a large number of homes sell during the spring-buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off on putting their homes on the market until then. The question is

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Buying A Home Is More Affordable Than Renting In 66 Of US Counties

According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ 2017 Rental Affordability Report, buying a home is more affordable than renting in 354 of the 540 U.S. counties they analyzed.The report found that;

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How Low Interest Rates Increase Your Purchasing Power

According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at 4.09%, which is still very low in comparison

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Have You Saved Enough For Closing Costs

There are many potential homebuyers, and even sellers, who believe that they need at least a 20% down payment in order to buy a home or move on to their next home. Time after time, we have dispelled

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Tips For Preparing Your House For Sale With An Infographic

Highlights: When listing your house for sale your top goal will be to get the home sold for the best price possible! There are many small projects that you can do to ensure this happens!

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Will Housing Affordability Be A Challenge In 2017

Some industry experts are saying that the housing market may be heading for a slowdown in 2017 based on rising home prices and a jump in mortgage interest rates. One of the data points they use is

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What Would A Millennial Baby Boom Mean For Housing

Recently released data from the National Center for Health Statistics revealed that 1.3 million Millennial women gave birth for the first time in 2015. There are now over 16 million women

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5 Myths About Real Estate Reality TV Explained

Have you ever been flipping through the channels, only to find yourself glued to the couch in an HGTV binge session? We’ve all been there… watching entire seasons of “Love it or List,”

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Why PreApproval Should Be Your First Step

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the amount of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where

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Prices Rose 7 Percent Year Over Year

Some Highlights: CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index shows that prices rose by 7.1% across the United States year-over-year. With mortgage interest rates rising in the short

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Is This The Year To Move Up To Your Dream Home If So Do It Early

It appears that Americans are regaining faith in the U.S. economy. The following indexes have each shown a dramatic jump in consumer confidence in their latest surveys: The University of Michigan

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Top 3 Things SecondWave Baby Boomers Look For In A Home

According to data from the U.S Census bureau, there are approximately 76.4 million baby boomers living in the United States today. Contrary to what many think, there are very

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You Need A Professional On Your Team When Buying A Home

Many people wonder whether they should hire a real estate professional to assist them in buying their dream home or if they should first try to do it on their own. In today’s market: you need an

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If Your Home Hasnt Sold Yet Check The Price

The residential housing market has been hot. Home sales have bounced back solidly and are now at their second highest pace since February 2007. Demand has remained strong throughout the

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3 Tips For Making Your Dream Of Buying A Home Come True INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: Realtor.com recently shared “5 Habits to Start Now If You Hope to Buy a Home in 2017.” Setting up an automatic savings plan that saves a small amount of every

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Millionaire To Millennials Buy A Home

Last week, CNBC ran an article quoting self-made millionaire David Bach explaining that not purchasing a home is "the single biggest mistake millennials are making" 

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Year Over Year Sales Increases Reach Double Digits In 5 Price Categories

The National Association of Realtors’ most recent Existing Home Sales Report revealed that, compared to last year, home sales are up dramatically in five of the six price

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Inadequate Inventory Driving Prices Up

The latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed a direct correlation between a lack of inventory and rising prices.We are all

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Congratulations To David Nelson As December Real Estate Agent Of The Month For The Twin Cities

The Real Estate Agent Magazine has recognized David Nelson as the Realtor of the Month for December for the Twin Cities.  This is quite an honor considering there are over 10,000 agents in the

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Start 2017 Off Right List Your House For Sale

As we are about to bring in the New Year, families across the country will be deciding if this is the year that they will sell their current house and move into their dream home. Many will decide

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You Need An Agent Who Will Put You First

When it comes to buying a home, 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

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Homeowners Net Worth Is 45x Greater Than A Renters

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts a Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. The latest survey, which includes data from

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Top 5 Reasons You Should Not For Sale By Owner FSBO

In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There

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Existing Home Sales Surge Through The Holidays INFOGRAPHIC

Some Highlights: November’s Existing Home Sales report revealed that sales are now at an annual pace of 5.61 million which is “now the highest since February 2007 (5.79)

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Student Loans Equals Higher Credits Scores

According to a recent analysis by CoreLogic, Millennial renters (aged 20-34) who have student loan debt also have higher credit scores than those who do not have student loans.This

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2 Tips To Ensure You Get The Most Money When Selling Your House

Every homeowner wants to make sure they get the best price when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensuring you get the

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The Impact Your Interest Rate Has On Your Buying Power

Some Highlights:Your monthly housing cost is directly tied to the price of the home you purchase and the interest rate you secure for your mortgage.Over the last 30 years, interest rates have

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Why You Shouldnt Take Your House Off The Market During The Holidays

If you are one of the many homeowners who is debating taking your home off the market for the next few weeks, don’t! You will miss the great opportunity you have right now!The read the entire blog

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Thinking Of Selling Your House This Winter

Are you thinking about selling your house this winter?  Well time is limited to get those exterior photos taken before the snow falls and your outdoor pride is under feet of snow.  Yes,

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FREE Home Buyer Seminar And Chance To Win A 40 Inch HDTV

This in-person FREE seminar will go through all of the steps you need to take in order to purchase a home and not lose out your dream like so many buyers these days.  This is important for

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Episode 19 Brexit And How It May Effect Our Economy With Aaron Vang Of Bell Mortgage

Brexit has been taking up a lot of our airtime lately so we wanted to bring in a local expert to discuss how Brexit may effect our US economy particularly the housing market.  Aaron Vang of

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Episode 18 Talking With A Newly Licensed Real Estate Agent Kim Androff

Ever thought of getting your real estate license?  Maybe you just got your license and really got into something you didn’t expect?  We invited our newest team member, Kimberly

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UNLISTED Home For Sale At 11786 177th St W Lakeville MN 55044

Great opportunity get into this gorgeous home in the desired Lake Villa Golf Estates in Lakeville, MN. 11786 177th St W Lakeville MN 55044 is a 4 bedroom (including private owners suite) and 4

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UNLISTED Home For Sale 564 Summit Avenue Dundas MN

Prime opportunity to own one of the nicer homes in Dundas complete with a large entertaining deck, in-ground sprinkler system, and a fully finished lower level.  This amazing property is

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Coming Soon 17598 Kettering Trail Lakeville MN

This stunning Lakeville home is not on the MLS yet and won't be until the second week in May 2016.  This is one of our many listings that we have "coming soon" but there is a possibility that

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Episode 6 Hockey And Homes With Former NHL Player Richard Zemlak

Episode 6 was one of our more enjoyable podcasts so far with former NHL player Richard Zemlak and member of the Imperial Home Team.  Richard spent many years within the

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Podcast Episode 1 The Preapproval Process With Aaron Vang Of Bell Mortgage

You can watch the video above or if you are looking to listen to our podcasts, visit us at www.twincitiesrealestatepros.com for our weekly video/audio podcast.  This was our first video so it

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Lakeville MN Homes And City Information

Lakeville, MN homes and city informationAuthored by: David Nelson, Imperial Home Team & RE/MAX Advantage PlusLakeville, MN - About , Location & DemographicsLakeville is a Twin Cities

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Smart Stylish Renovations For Any Age

Most Americans over 50 want to stay in their home as they age, but few are making the renovations they need to ensure easy and comfortable living for years to come.In fact, 80 percent of people

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3 Reasons Why You Should Buy 16 Knoll Circle West In Burnsville MN

We put together this video to highlight the 3 Reasons Why You Should Buy 16 Knoll Circle West in Burnsville, MN.  This home has so many features and highlights that you can't just read about.

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Summerize Your Home To Look And Smell Wonderful In Warmer Weather

Happy Summer Twin Cities!  The three R's aren't just reading, 'riting and 'rithmatic. In the summer, they refer to "reorganizing," "restyling" and "reviving" your home. It's the perfect time to

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3 Ways To Make Your Backyard Irresistible To Kids This Summer

When summer arrives do you see even less of your kids than you did during the school year? Too many children, tweens and teens spend those extra hours of free time indoors playing with technology,

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FOR SALE 17661 Kettering Trail Lakeville MN 55044

FOR SALE: 17661 Kettering Trail, Lakeville, MN 55044 This home is much better than new construction! Stunning landscaping, quiet area in the Lake Villa Golf Estates, and within the award

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Step 7 The Closing

Step 7: The Closing of the 7 Steps of the Imperial Home Team's Home Buyer's Survival Kit You finally made it to the closing, congratulations!  Once a lender has process your loan and it's

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Step 6 The Appraisal

Step 6: The Appraisal in our 7 Steps of the Imperial Home Team's Home Buyer's Survival KitWhat the heck is an appraisal exactly? An appraisal as aformal estimate ordered by the mortgage lender

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Step 5 The Home Inspection

Step 5: The Home Inspection in our 7 Steps of the Imperial Home Team's Home Buyer's Survival KitOnce your offer been accepted you have the opportunity to get your home inspected by a professional

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Step 4 The Offer

Step 4: The Offer in our 7 Steps of the Imperial Home Team's Home Buyer Survival KitToday's blog we're going to be discussing the offer and how that is performed.  Here are are some

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Step 3 The Home Search

Step 3: The Home Search in our 7 Steps of the Imperial Home Team's Home Buyer's Survival KitNow that we have you, the lender, and a realtor ..... let's find your dream home! The home search

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Step 2 Hiring A Realtor

Step 2: Hiring a Realtor in our 7 Steps of the Imperial Home Team's Home Buyer's Survival Kit. You can ask yourself  "Why do I need to hire a Realtor?"  That is a great question

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Step 1 Talk To A Lender

These are the seven steps of theImperial Home Team's Home Buyer's Survival Kit. This blog topic is on Step 1: Talk to a Lender. Why do youneed to speak with the lender? They are going to answer

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Why Did We Choose The Name Imperial Home Team

We have been asked a million times why I, David Nelson, choose to name the real estate group the "Imperial Home Team."  Well, that question is answered in detail with our video below (oh,

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FOR SALE 18094 Kindred Court Lakeville MN

FOR SALE 18094 Kindred Court, Lakeville, MN 55044 TOO LATE......this home sold BEFORE it even hit the market.  Yes, the spring market is booming so if you are looking for a home to buy,

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Crescent Ridge In Lakeville MN

In this blog we're going to be highlighting one of Lakeville's newest neighborhoods in Crescent Ridge. Crescent Ridge in Lakeville, MN is situated along Holyoke Avenue and 

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ESTATE FOR SALE 23290 Ottawa Avenue Lakeville Minnesota 55044

BEAUTIFUL ESTATE FOR SALE: 23290 Ottawa Avenue in Lakeville, MN 55044.  Current asking price is $2,999,900.Home likes this only come on the market once in a lifetime.  This 5 large

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5 Tips To Sell Your Home In The Spring

In the video below, I went over 5 tips to selling your home in the spring market.  Even though there is still snow on the ground and frigid temperatures, before you know it, spring will

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Chadwick Farm In Lakeville MN

This blog is detailing the Chadwick Farm neighborhood in Lakeville MN.  Watch our video below and please subscribe to our video channel as well by CLICKING HERE.We are going to be covering

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A Tiny Investment Produces A Healthier And Safer Home

Almost every home in the U.S. has numerous smoke alarms, but most houses do not have nearly enough. Fire professionals recommend installing alarms on every floor as well as 

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HOME FOR SALE 15926 Flotilla Trail Apple Valley MN

HOME FOR SALE: 15926 Flotilla Trail, Apple Valley, MN 55124-----  Only Asking $145,000!!! Sunny and spacious 2 bedroom end unit townhouse in Apple Valley, Minnesota.  This home

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Sell Your Home Faster With These Costeffective Staging Tips

Fortunately, many of the most effective staging tricks are also inexpensive, from a heavy cleaning to decorator details. Here are five staging tricks of the trade that don't cost a fortune

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How To Make Your Home Stand Out In A Hot Real Estate Market

The residential housing market is heating up, but before you post that for-sale sign in your front yard, consider making upgrades that add style and value to your home. With many buyers seeking wood

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A Facelift For Your Kitchen Refacing Makes Old Cabinets Instantly New

In this instant-gratification era, instant makeovers - from week-long juice diets to weekend home renovations - are a top trend. And according to Yahoo! Homes, so are instant kitchen updates

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Five Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Real Estate Agent

Do you want to sell your property quickly? Looking for your dream home? Are you hoping to get the best deal possible during the complex process of buying or selling a home with as little hassle as

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10 Tips To Help You Save Home Energy

Before you spend money on the latest energy-efficient gizmo that's supposed to save you money let's look at some energy saving ideas that will really help you save home energy. The strategies that

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3 Easy Steps To Sweeten Someones Valentines Day

A recent survey revealed that most people do have multiple "loves" in their lives. In fact, significant others aren't the only ones who get Valentine's Day gifts these days. This survey, which was

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Wood Hill Executive Twin Homes

Wood Hill executive twin homes are located on the western side of Lakeville and nestled near to Bracketts Crossing Golf Club.  The Wood Hill development features 3 floor plans including

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FOR SALE 19020 Oak Grove Avenue Credit River Township

19020 Oak Grove Ave, Credit River Township at a generous price of $825,000 which is price well below the construction and finish quality. Ideal If You Crave A Luxurious 4 Bedroom Estate With

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The Territory In Credit River

The Territory in Credit River is 700 acres of woods, meadow, river, wetlands, ponds and has approximately 360 acres (over 50%) of private open space and natural areas.  The Territory is

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Cress View Estates Luxury Development

Cress View Estates luxury development is one of the most prestigious neighborhoods south of the Twin Cities metropolis.  Cress View Estates actually offers the largest lots (2.5 to 13

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Bracketts Estates In Lakeville Minnesota

Bracketts Estates in Lakeville, Minnesota is a prestigious, established neighborhood within the realm of the Brackett's Crossing Golf Club.  Small, exclusive and established development is

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Bellante Luxury Detached Villas And Twin Homes

Bellante luxury detached villas and twin homes is a stunning neighborhood nestled among picturesque views, mature woods and wetlands in the prime location just west of Lakeville, Minnesota. Bellante

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Chateau Highlands Luxury Homes

Chateau Highlands luxury homes are nestled along the borders of the Burnsville and Lakeville city limits.  It is conveniently located along County Road 5 and a just a few minutes

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The Spirit Of Brandtjen Farm In Lakeville MN

Spirit of Brandtjen Farm is located in eastern Lakeville, Minnesota and is the most celebrated master-planned community in the Twin Cities. Spirit of Brandtjen Farm showcases an integrated

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Pine Grove In Lakeville Minnesota

Pine Grove in Lakeville, Minnesota was developed along Dodd Boulevard for quick access to the local amenities as well as major thoroughfares like Cedar Avenue, Highway 46, and Interstate.

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Legends Club Luxury Homes

Legends Club luxury homes is elite living at its' finest with beautiful views of the scenic Legends Golf Club including rolling hills, dense woods, and numerous ponds.  The location of the

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Grey Fox Estates

Grey Fox Estates is an up and coming luxury development with a rural feel.  The lots are large (average size is 3.5 acres) and appointed for enjoying the Minnesota outdoors.  Grey Fox

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How To Buy A Home

You have been thinking for awhile and now you are wondering how to buy a home!  That's an excellent question that we get frequently and is quite normal even if you've bought numerous home(s) in

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Selling A Vacant Home In The Winter

Selling a vacant home in the winter should not be a scary or difficult undertaking although many sellers fall victim to this snowy season.  I want to clarify "winter" before I get too far

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Deciphering Real Estate Abbreviations

Real estate agents absolutely love using abbreviations with their listings and daily chatter, well..... not everyone.  My personal favorites are when real estate agents make up their own

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FOR SALE 13615 Pleasant Lane Burnsville MN 55337

FOR SALE 13615 Pleasant Lane Burnsville MN 55337 -----  $215,000 Great one level home in the City of Burnsville, Minnesota! Located in an established neighborhood conveniently located

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What Happens When You Get An Offer

YIPPEE.......you got an offer on your house for sale.  All the hard work from everyone has paid off into a culmination of an offer.  Now the song and dance of the negotiation process can

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Lakeville Area Luxury Developments

Lakeville, Minnesota is known for their numerous recreational lakes, high ranked schools, wonderful citizens, and consistently being ranked as one of America’s best places to live.

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Searching For Your Dream Home

Searching for homes is probably the most enjoyable and interesting part for home buyers.  Like everything else in our business, we don't go looking at homes willy-nilly and have no real reason

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Lakeville Housing Market Update For October 2014

Housing Market Update for Lakeville Minnesota for October 2014Real estate market data for Lakeville Minnesota provided by David Nelson of RE/MAX Advantage Plus in Lakeville.Lakeville Minnesota

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Understanding Realtor Commissions

A lot of buyers and sellers have asked us about breaking down Realtor commissions and what the commissions cover.  The majority of real estate agents work solely on a commission-based system

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Breaking Down Realtor Commissions

A lot of buyers and sellers have asked us about breaking down Realtor commissions and what the commissions cover.  The majority of real estate agents work solely on a commission-based system

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