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Pop Quiz: Can You Define These Key Terms in Today’s Housing Market? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Jennifer Angel | Aug 2, 2021

 

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Today’s Real Estate Market Explained Through 4 Key Trends

By Jennifer Angel | Aug 2, 2021

As we move into the second half of the year, one thing is clear: the current real estate market is one for the record books. The exact mix of conditions we have today creates opportunities for both buyers and sellers. Here’s a look at four key components that are shaping this unprecedented market.

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Remote Work Has Changed Our Home Needs. Is It Time for Your Home To Change, Too?

By Jennifer Angel | Jul 28, 2021

Over the past year, many homeowners realized what they need in a home is changing, especially with the rise in remote work. If you’re longing for a dedicated home office or a change in scenery, now may be the time to find the home that addresses your evolving needs. Working from Home Isn’t a Passing Fad Before the […]

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3 Charts That Show This Isn’t a Housing Bubble

By Jennifer Angel | Jul 27, 2021

With home prices continuing to deliver double-digit increases, some are concerned we’re in a housing bubble like the one in 2006. However, a closer look at the market data indicates this is nothing like 2006 for three major reasons. 1. The housing market isn’t driven by risky mortgage loans. Back in 2006, nearly everyone could […]

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Experts Agree: Options Are Improving for Buyers [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Jennifer Angel | Jul 22, 2021

Some Highlights Buyers hoping for more homes to choose from may be in luck as housing inventory begins to rise. Many experts agree – new sellers listing their homes is great news for buyers and the overall market. Although the supply increases are modest, more homes means more options for buyers. A rise in inventory may also help slow the price […]

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Diving Deep into Today’s Biggest Buyer Concerns

By Jennifer Angel | Jul 21, 2021

Last week, Fannie Mae released their Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI). Though the survey showed 77% of respondents believe it’s a “good time to sell,” it also confirms what many are sensing: an increasing number of Americans believe it’s a “bad time to buy” a home. The percentage of those surveyed saying it’s a “bad time to buy” hit […]

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Housing Supply Is Rising. What Does That Mean for You?

By Jennifer Angel | Jul 20, 2021

An important factor in today’s market is the number of homes for sale. While inventory levels continue to sit near historic lows, there are indications we may have hit the lowest point we’ll see. Odeta Kushi, Deputy Chief Economist at First American, recently said of our supply challenges:

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Why This Isn’t Your Typical Summer Housing Market

By Jennifer Angel | Jul 19, 2021

In real estate, it’s normal to see ebbs and flows in the market. Typically, the summer months are slower-paced than the traditionally busy spring. But this isn’t a typical summer. As the economy rebounds and life is returning to normal, the real estate market is expected to have an unusually strong summer season.

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Selling Your House? Make Sure You Price It Right.

By Jennifer Angel | Jul 15, 2021

There’s no denying we’re in a sellers’ market. With low inventory and high buyer demand, homes today are selling above the asking price at a record rate. According to the latest Realtors Confidence Index Survey from the National Association ofRealtors (NAR):

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