Our Market Is Better Than the 2007 Market

Here’s why today’s market is nothing like the 2007 market.   People keep asking me, “Is the market going to crash?” Every market goes up and down, and our real estate market has been going up for a while now. It can’t sustain this forever, right? Wages haven’t been increasing along with home prices, and…

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Health Benefits of Houseplants

Health Benefits of Houseplants Having greenery in your home isn’t just aesthetically pleasing. There are a lot of great health benefits as well. Even if you don’t have a natural green thumb, a plant here or there can still deliver the following benefits. Reduce Stress Who among us couldn’t do with a little less stress…

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Earnest Money vs Down Payments

Earnest Money vs Down Payments There are two terms you might hear if you’re in the market to buy a house – earnest money and down payment. The two are not interchangeable, but sometimes there’s confusion between what they are, what they aren’t, and how they compare. Understanding both earnest money and a down payment…

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How Important is a Home Inspection?

The Importance of Home Inspections Being aware of any issues before purchasing a home is important, as it can help you budget what needs to be fixed or make the decision to rescind an offer. With a competitive housing market, buyers are forgoing home inspections now more than ever. While this can provide an edge…

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Rolling a Credit Card Balance into a Cash-out Refi

Rolling a Credit Card Balance into a Cash-out Refi There’s certainly no shortage of articles about when and how to refinance. Whether or not to refinance a mortgage is a good thing or not is less about the actual interest rate and more about the monthly savings compared to the closing costs associated with getting…

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