House-Buying Power at Near-Historic Levels
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We keep hearing that home affordability is approaching crisis levels. While this may be true in a few metros across the country, housing affordability is not a challenge in the … Read More

Homes More Affordable Today than 1985-2000
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Rising home prices have many concerned that the average family will no longer be able to afford the most precious piece of the American Dream – their own home. However, … Read More

Next Recession in 2020? What Will Be the Impact?
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Economists and analysts know that the country has experienced economic growth for almost a decade. They also know that a recession can’t be too far off. A recent report by … Read More

What’s the Median Home Value in Your State?
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If you’ve entered the real estate market as a buyer or a seller, you’ve inevitably heard the mantra “location, location, location” in reference to identical homes increasing or decreasing in … Read More

Homes are More Affordable in 44 out of 50 States
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With both home prices and mortgage rates increasing this year, many are concerned about a family’s ability to purchase a major part of the American Dream – its own home. … Read More

Did Tax Reform Kill the Luxury Market? NOT SO FAR!
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The new tax code limits the deduction of state and local property taxes, as well as income or sales taxes, to a total of $10,000. When the tax reform legislation … Read More

Will Home Prices Fall as Mortgage Rates Rise?
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Mortgage interest rates have increased by more than half of a point since the beginning of the year. They are projected to increase by an additional half of a point … Read More

Moving Up to Your Dream Home? Don’t Wait!
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Mortgage interest rates have risen by more than half of a point since the beginning of the year, and many assume that if mortgage rates rise, home values will fall. … Read More

What If I Wait Until Next Year to Buy a Home?
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We recently shared that national home prices have increased by 6.7% year-over-year. Over that same time period, interest rates have remained historically low which has allowed many buyers to enter the market. … Read More

4 Reasons Why Today’s Housing Market is NOT 2006 All Over Again
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With home prices rising again this year, some are concerned that we may be repeating the 2006 housing bubble that caused families so much pain when it collapsed. Today’s market … Read More

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