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The biggest challenge in the housing market right now, and likely for years to come, is how few homes there are …

As we celebrate Black History Month, we reflect on the past and present experiences of Black Americans. This includes the path …

Many of today’s homeowners bought or refinanced their homes during the pandemic when mortgage rates were at history-making lows. Since rates …

Some Highlights Many people believe you need to put down 20% of the purchase price when you buy a home. But recent homebuyers actually put down far less on their purchase. And with programs like FHA loans, VA loans, and USDA loans, some qualified buyers are able to put down as little as 0-3.5%. Let’s [...]

Whether you’re looking to sell or you are looking to refinance, getting ready for a home appraisal can be daunting if …

The housing market has gone through a lot of change recently, and much of that was a result of how quickly mortgage …

Cleaning your appliances is key to ensuring they perform at their best and last for years to come. These tips can …

If you’re a homeowner ready to make a move, you may be thinking about using your current house as a short-term rental …

Your home’s bathroom may be diminutive in size but it carries a big punch when it comes to your overall interior …

As mortgage rates rose last year, activity in the housing market slowed down. And as a result, homes started seeing fewer offers …

For the bibliophiles among us, parting with books is simply not an option when it comes to decluttering your home. The …

There are plenty of good reasons you might be ready to move. No matter your motivations, before you list your current house, …

By: Melissa Dittmann Tracey Go bold in your home! Brighter color combos and loud wallpaper designs are dressing up interiors, but …

Some Highlights If you’re thinking of buying a home this year, be sure to factor in the long-term benefits of homeownership. On average, nationwide, home prices appreciated by 288.7% over the last 32 years. That means homeowners grow their net worth significantly in the long term. Homeownership wins over time. Let’s connect so you can [...]

Indoor or Outdoor Dining? With These Hybrid Spaces, You Don’t Have to ChooseHomeowners are ditching elaborate dining rooms and separate outside …

Spring is usually the busiest season in the housing market. Many buyers wait until then to make their move, believing it’s the …

By: Melissa Dittmann Tracey   A new home design movement prioritizes property features that are meant to raise the lifestyle of …

If you’ve seen recent headlines about foreclosures surging in the housing market, you’re certainly not alone. There’s no doubt, the stories in …

If you’ve been following the housing market over the last couple of years, you’ve likely heard about growing affordability challenges. But according …

Last year, the housing market slowed down in response to higher mortgage rates, and that had an impact on home prices. If …

Some Highlights If you’re thinking about selling your house, recent headlines about home prices falling month-over-month may have you second guessing your decision—but perspective matters. While home prices are down slightly month-over-month in some markets, home values are still up almost 10% nationally on a year-over-year basis. A nearly 10% gain is still dramatic compared [...]

One of the first steps in your homebuying journey is getting pre-approved. To understand why it’s such an important step, you need …

Whether you’re already a homeowner or you’re looking to become one, the recent headlines about home prices may leave you with more …

Last year, the Federal Reserve took action to try to bring down inflation. In response to those efforts, mortgage rates jumped up …

It doesn’t matter if you’re someone who closely follows the economy or not, chances are you’ve heard whispers of an upcoming recession. …

Some Highlights Buying a home is a major transaction that can seem even more complex when you don’t understand the terms used throughout the process. If you’re looking to become a homeowner this year, it’s important to know these housing terms and how they relate to the current market so you feel confident throughout the [...]

During the pandemic, second homes became popular because of the rise in work-from-home flexibility. That’s because owning a second home, especially in …

There’s no doubt today’s housing market is very different than the frenzied one from the past couple of years. In the second …

Home equity has been a hot topic in real estate news lately. And if you’ve been following along, you may have heard …

If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home soon, you probably want to know what you can expect from the housing …

Some Highlights If you’re planning to buy a home in 2023, here are a few things to focus on. Work on …

By: Barbara Ballinger Sustainable design and warm, cozy spaces are on the rise in 2023. While homeowners compile their holiday wish lists, we’ve …

 Credits:Guest bloggerSarah Velasquez of Our Perfect Abode Are you a homeowner who is ready to take on a home renovation project? If …

A new year brings with it the opportunity for new experiences. If that resonates with you because you’re considering making a move, …

If you’re a renter, you likely face an important decision every year: renew your current lease, start a new one, or buy …

If your home environment is triggering a case of the blahs, it’s easy to feel like you’ll never be able to …

If you’re getting ready to buy your first home, you’re likely focused on saving up for everything that purchase involves. One …

If buying or selling a home is part of your dreams for 2023, it’s essential for you to understand today’s housing …

With higher mortgage rates and moderating buyer demand, conditions in the housing market are different today. And if you’re thinking of …

While it’s exciting to start thinking about moving in and decorating after you’ve applied for your mortgage, there are some key …

Whether you just moved into a new home or you’re looking to update a room or two, paint is often your …

If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home, you probably want to know what’s really happening with home prices, mortgage …

With homeowners across the country feeling the pinch of inflation, there’s no better time than now to take steps to reduce …

Are you prepping to buy your first home? If so, one of the steps you should take early on is making …

It’s that time of the year when paint companies and color experts weigh in with their top color pick for the …

There’s no denying the long-term financial benefits of owning a home, but today’s housing market may have you wondering if now’s …

The 2022 housing market has been defined by two key things: inflation and rapidly rising mortgage rates. And in many ways, …

This is normal. This is bold.   Italics baby.   This is a list Bottom Line No matter what, be yourself. …

If you’re a homeowner, your net worth got a big boost over the past few years thanks to rapidly rising home …

Mortgage rates have been a hot topic in the housing market over the past 12 months. Compared to the beginning of …

Some Highlights From home sales to prices, the 2023 housing market will be defined by mortgage rates. And where rates go …

While the current inflationary state of the economy is posing new challenges for homebuyers, there are several important, positive side effects …

If you’re thinking about retirement or have already retired this year, you may be planning your next steps. One of your …

Did the frequency and intensity of bidding wars over the past two years make you put your home search on hold? …

At first glance, the increase in housing supply compared to last year may not sound like good news for prospective sellers, …

If you’re trying to decide whether or not to sell your house, recent headlines about home prices may be top of …

Changing your decor for the season can be an excellent way to ensure your home is welcoming all year round. It …

Some Highlights If you’re planning to make a move but aren’t sure if now’s the right time, here are a few …

Cleaning your appliances is key to ensuring they perform at their best and last for years to come. These tips can …

There are many people thinking about buying a home, but with everything affecting the economy, some are wondering if it’s a …

There’s no doubt buying a home today is different than it was over the past couple of years, and the shift …

Our homes tell stories that words can’t. They hold all our memories: great, and not so great. They are a place …

If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home this year, you may have questions about what’s happening with home prices …

There’s no denying mortgage rates are higher now than they were last year. And if you’re thinking about buying a home, …

An open concept space is airy and bright and is excellent for entertaining, gathering together as a family and being in …

Some Highlights As you get ready to sell your house, focus on tasks that make it inviting, show it’s cared for, …

If you’re a young adult, you may be thinking about your goals and priorities for the months and years ahead. And …

Painting kitchen and bath cabinets a fresh, new color can give your home the much-needed update it desires for only a …

With the rapid shift that’s happened in the housing market this year, some people are raising concerns that we’re destined for …

You and your siblings are notified by the executor of an estate that you’ve jointly inherited a house. According to TrustandWill.com, …

If you’re a homeowner, odds are your equity has grown significantly over the last few years as home prices skyrocketed and …

Each year, homeowners planning to make a move are faced with a decision: sell their house during the holidays or wait. …

Some Highlights While there are many financial perks to owning a home, there are also powerful non-financial benefits to consider if …

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’re likely trying to juggle your needs, current mortgage rates, home prices, your schedule, …

When you apply for a mortgage loan, or any credit, the lender relies on information that is supplied by lenders, landlords, …

 As much as you’d like to rely on the professionalism of remodeling contractors (or yourself if you’re DIYing the renovation your …

If you’re thinking about selling your house, you’re likely hearing about the cooling housing market and wondering what that means for …

This past year, rising mortgage rates have slowed the red-hot housing market. Over the past nine months, we’ve seen fewer homes …

 Scammers look for opportunities to trick unsuspecting people into handing over their money. If you’re planning to buy a house, you …

Some Highlights You may be wondering what needs to be renovated before you sell your house. In today’s shifting market, making …

If you’re thinking of buying a home and living with siblings, parents, or grandparents, then multigenerational living may be for you. …

There’s no denying the housing market is undergoing a shift this season, and that may leave you with some questions about …

If you put a pause on your home search because you weren’t sure where you’d go once you sold your house, …

 A disability can make it difficult for you or a loved one to get around safely at home and perform regular …

Experts agree there’s no chance of a large-scale foreclosure crisis like we saw back in 2008, and that’s good news for …

Don’t Assume That There Is Something Wrong with a House That’s Back on the MarketIf a home sale is pending and …

Some Highlights VA Loans can help make homeownership possible for those who have served our country. These loans offer great benefits …

For over 78 years, Veterans Affairs (VA) home loans have provided millions of veterans with the opportunity to purchase homes of …

Now that the end of 2022 is within sight, you may be wondering what’s going to happen in the housing market …

Buying a home is a powerful decision, and it remains a key part of the American Dream. In fact, the 2022 …

Every time there’s a news segment about the housing market, we hear about the affordability challenges buyers are facing today. Those …

 Spending time outdoors surrounded by nature can improve your physical and mental health in a variety of ways. Bringing nature inside …

Some Highlights If you’re questioning whether or not to buy a home this year due to today’s cooling market, consider the …

When you think about changes that you would like to make to your house, the list might keep growing and growing. …

It turns out, millennials aren’t the renter generation after all. The 2022 Consumer Insights Report from Mynd says there’s a portion …

As you look ahead to the winter season, you’re likely making plans and thinking about what you want to achieve before …

While higher mortgage rates are creating affordability challenges for homebuyers this year, there is some good news for those people still …

If you’re planning to buy a home, knowing what to budget for and how to save may sound scary at first. …

New-home ConstructionPros:Modern floor plan (open space, flex rooms, larger windows)Delayed major maintenance costs (such as roof or HVAC)Lower utility bills as …

Some Highlights Even with higher mortgage rates, the mortgage process doesn’t need to be something you fear. Here are some steps …

Spending time outdoors surrounded by nature can improve your physical and mental health in a variety of ways. Bringing nature inside …

If you’re thinking about selling your house but wondering if buyers are still out there, know that there are still people …

How to Make a Room with a Low Ceiling Seem More Spacious Older homes often have low ceilings. While you might enjoy …

With all the headlines and talk in the media about the shift in the housing market, you might be thinking this …

When you think about changes that you would like to make to your house, the list might keep growing and growing. …

Since the 2008 housing bubble burst, the word recession strikes a stronger emotional chord than it ever did before. And while …

If you’re planning to buy a home this year, one of the first steps on your journey is getting pre-approved. Especially …

Some Highlights If you’re planning to sell your house this year, you likely have questions about what the shift in the …

As the housing market cools in response to the dramatic rise in mortgage rates, home price appreciation is cooling as well. …

While the Federal Reserve is working hard to bring down inflation, the latest data shows the inflation rate is still high, …

Over the past two years, the substantial imbalance of low housing supply and high buyer demand pushed home sales and buyer …

Weeknight dinners can be a chore. The key to making sure you don’t end up in the drive-through every time your …

With higher mortgage rates, you might be wondering if now’s the best time to buy a home. While the financial aspects …

When shadows creep in the dead of night, you want your fright to be real. This season, ensure that Halloween goes …

Some Highlights If you’re trying to buy your first home in today’s housing market, you’ll want to know what you can …

Does the latest news about the housing market have you questioning your plans to sell your house? If so, perspective is …

Social Security recipients should be aware of several important changes scheduled in 2023. The changes will happen automatically and require no …

If you’re looking to buy a home, you probably want to secure the lowest interest rate possible for your home loan. …

Whether you’re selling your home or you are just hoping to make it a better place to live day-to-day, improving your …

The housing market is rapidly changing from the peak frenzy it saw over the past two years. That means you probably …

With consumer prices soaring, too many Americans are living from paycheck to paycheck—or running out of cash before month’s end. But …

As you set out to buy a home, saving for a down payment is likely top of mind. But you may …

Some Highlights When you head out to buy a home, there are a number of key milestones you’ll encounter along the …

Food waste occurs at every step along the food chain, from production and processing to retail distribution as well as at …

Rising interest rates have begun to slow an overheated housing market as monthly mortgage payments have risen dramatically since the beginning …

Whether you fancy yourself a chef, cook for a family or are simply tired of take-out, there is no better time …

Today’s cooling housing market, the rise in mortgage rates, and mounting economic concerns have some people questioning: should I still buy …

For many decades, hardwood has been the gold standard in flooring for homeowners and designers alike. But as lovely as wood …

Mortgage rates have increased significantly in recent weeks. And that may mean you have questions about what this means for you …

If you’re thinking about buying a house that is a historic landmark or more than 40 years old, it may be …

Today’s housing market is different than it was just a few months ago. And if you’re thinking about selling your house, …

Homeowners often fall in love with a particular design instead of focusing on how to make a space work better for …

Some Highlights If you’re trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home, consider the advantages homeownership offers. Buying a …

Your homeowners insurance policy covers structures that are on your property but aren’t attached to your house, such as a shed, …

Today’s market is at a turning point, making it more essential than ever to work with a real estate professional. Not …

For many travelers, a vacation far from home can bust the budget. But if you’re longing to get away, there are …

The historically low inventory over the past few years led to challenges for many buyers trying to find a home that …

When planning a remodeling project, buying new furniture, flooring and appliances upfront may seem logical, but it can backfire.Renovations often don’t …

If you’re following today’s housing market, you know two of the top issues consumers face are inflation and mortgage rates. Let’s …

The real estate market is on just about everyone’s mind these days. That’s because the unsustainable market of the past two …

Decluttering and organizing are rarely easy. They are not high on most people’s agendas. But if you can’t find the scissors …

Some Highlights When it comes to selling your house, you want it to look its best inside and out so it …

After more than two years of pandemic-induced restriction, we have only to note the crowds at most airports to know that …

Experts are starting to make their 2023 home price forecasts. As they do, most agree homes will continue to gain value, …

Retirement is an exciting life transition—so much so, that you may already be dreaming of all the things you will do …

Some people believe there’s a group of homeowners who may be reluctant to sell their houses because they don’t want to …

FOR TODAY’S BUYERS, STORAGE IS DECORPop culture is driving a need for pretty storage. Here’s what home buyers are asking for.By …

While watching the stock market recently may have started to feel pretty challenging, checking the value of your home should come …

If recent headlines about the housing market cooling and buyer demand moderating have you worried you’ve missed your chance to sell, …

Data from Realtor.com’s August Housing Trends Report included some good news for would-be homebuyers. Property sales slowed, turning in their first …

Some Highlights Mortgage pre-approval means a lender has reviewed your finances and, based on factors like your income, debt, and credit …

If you’re thinking about buying a home today, there’s welcome news. Even though it’s still a sellers’ market, it’s a more …

Unless you plan to entertain a crowd, a small dining area can be a blessing; an artfully cozy space that makes …

The talk of a housing bubble in the coming year seems to be at a fever pitch as rising mortgage rates …

A home inspection evaluates a property from top to bottom. It assesses the condition of the physical structure, factoring in the …

In a market that’s shifting as fast as it is today, many homeowners wonder what, if anything, needs to be renovated …

It’s clear the 2022 housing market has been defined by rising mortgage rates. With rates on the rise, it’s also become …

Source/Credits: builderonline websiteThe majority of respondents to a Rocket Mortgage survey indicated they would be able to buy a home sooner …

Trending Stair Designs

September 12, 2022
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Source/Credits: bestinamericanliving websiteStairs have been used many times by designers as an element to emphasize innovation and a home’s personality. Although …

When you walk into certain homes, they can feel extra luxe. It may not be the largest house, but it could …

Some Highlights If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, you’ll want a trusted real estate professional on your side …

There’s no denying the housing market is undergoing a shift this season as buyer demand slows and the number of homes …

If you’ve been thinking of buying a home, you may have been watching what’s happened with mortgage rates over the past …

By Allison Pries | NJ Advance Media for NJ.comHomes sales have been declining for more than a year now.Experts blame rising …

Owning a home is a major financial milestone and an achievement to take pride in. One major reason: the equity you …

Some Highlights While buyer demand has moderated and housing supply has grown in recent months, it’s still a sellers’ market because …

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, this year, builders are on pace to complete more than a million new homes in …

One of the top stories in recent real estate headlines was the intensity and frequency of bidding wars. With so many …

Summer is here and the sun has finally decided to crawl its way out from behind the clouds. While soaking up …

One of the biggest questions people are asking right now is: what’s happening with home prices? There are headlines about ongoing …

If you’re a homeowner or are planning to become one soon, you’re probably looking for clear information about today’s housing market. …

Some Highlights If you’re wondering what a potential recession could mean for the housing market, here’s what history tells us. In …

Some Highlights If you’re wondering what a potential recession could mean for the housing market, here’s what history tells us. In …

A kitchen pantry is one of those places that can be hard to wrangle. A common receptacle for a wide variety …

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you likely have a lot of factors on your mind. You’re weighing your own …

Whether or not you owned a home in 2008, you likely remember the housing crash that took place back then. And …

If you’re getting ready to embark on a home-improvement project, you’re not alone. The 2022 U.S. Houzz & Home Renovation Trends …

If you’re thinking about selling your house, you may have heard about the housing market slowing down in recent months. While …

If you put off your home search at any point over the past two years, you may want to consider picking …

Some Highlights If you’re buying a home, here’s what you should know about your home inspection and why it’s so important. …

By: Sarah FogleYour dog will lurve these features, which will look awesome in your home, too.Life with pets. They frustrate you, and …

Whether you’ve just retired or you’re thinking about retirement, you may be considering your options and trying to picture a whole …

Hardscaping 101

August 17, 2022
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When you’re planning your landscaping scheme, a beautifully landscaped yard goes beyond a lush yard, diverse shrubs and blooming flowers. Hardscaping …

If you’re wondering if home prices are going to come down due to the cooldown in the housing market or a …

According to a recent survey from the Wall Street Journal, the percentage of economists who believe we’ll see a recession in …

by The CE Shop Team 99% of REALTORS® Believe That Curb Appeal Is Important in Attracting a Buyer  Many homeowners dream …

The desire to own a home is still strong today. In fact, according to the Census, the U.S. homeownership rate is …

Moving can be exciting and full of new possibilities and adventures. However, for children, it also means leaving their sense of …

Some Highlights Many people remember the housing crash in 2008, but experts say today’s market is fundamentally different in many ways. …

Spring and winter weather elements can take a toll on a house. Assessing any damage and necessary improvements during the summer …

Whether you’re a potential homebuyer, seller, or both, you probably want to know: will home prices fall this year? Let’s break …

If you tried to buy a home during the pandemic, you know the limited supply of homes for sale was a …

Deciding to move or renovate is a decision many homeowners face. As families and lifestyles grow and change, choosing whether to …

There’s no doubt about the fact that the housing market is slowing from the frenzy we saw over the past two …

Cracks in your walls are unavoidable, but are they a cosmetic problem or an early warning sign?By:Jeff SomersCracks in your wall …

When the pandemic hit in 2020, many experts thought the housing market would crash. They feared job loss and economic uncertainty …

By: Amy Howell HirtBut not all are equal when it comes to investing in your home.After spending so much time at home, …

Some Highlights The housing market is shifting away from the intensity of the past two years. Here’s what experts project for …

As there’s more and more talk about the real estate market cooling off from the peak frenzy it saw during the …

Whether you’re looking to update your home to accommodate your lifestyle better or boost its resale value to take advantage of …

If rising home prices leave you wondering if it makes more sense to rent or buy a home in today’s housing …

Summertime is here! The sun is out. The skies are clear. But day by day, back to school gets nearer. Let …

With all the headlines and buzz in the media, some consumers believe the market is in a housing bubble. As the …

When you walk into certain homes, they can feel extra luxe. It may not be the largest house, but it could …

Buying a home is a major life decision. That’s true whether you’re purchasing for the first time or selling your house …

As the sun sets on the summer season, it’s time to start preparing for back to school. Shopping lists must be …

Some Highlights The housing market is moving away from the frenzy of the past year and it’s opening doors for you …

If you’re following the news, chances are you’ve seen or heard some headlines about the housing market that don’t give the …

A yard sale’s a smart way to declutter and make money. Check out these tips from experienced yard sale ninjas. Make …

There are more homes for sale today than at any time last year. So, if you tried to buy a home …

Mortgage rates are much higher today than they were at the beginning of the year, and that’s had a clear impact …

If you’re thinking about making a move, you probably want to know what’s going to happen to home prices for the …

Hate Inflation? Prices Are Falling for These ItemsOne of the best summer deals today are flat-screen televisions, as retailers are discounting …

Some Highlights Experts say the number of homes for sale is growing this year, and that can have a big impact …

Over the last two years, the rate of home prices appreciated at a dramatic pace. While that led to incredible equity …

After two years of scorching property markets, recent sales data tells us that the housing market has finally begun to decelerate. …

While the Federal Reserve is working hard to bring down inflation, the latest data shows the inflation rate is still going …

Design experts share the latest trends for today’s home buyers.By Aly J. Yale Christopher MayerLarge kitchen islands, like this one in Trumark’s Perch …

If you’re planning to buy a home this year, you might have heard that pre-approval is a necessary step to take …

By: Kelley WaltersYou may need to swap out your mop.Someone, somewhere probably gave you some bad information, which is why you may …

If you put a pause on your home search because you weren’t sure where you’d go once you sold your house, …

The adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) practically disappeared while mortgage interest rates were low. Since they’re currently making a comeback, here are the …

Some Highlights It’s worth considering the many benefits of homeownership before you make the decision to rent or buy a home. …

With so much talk about an economic slowdown, some people are asking if the housing market is heading for a crash …

If you’ve been thinking about buying a home, you likely have one question on the top of your mind: should I …

The housing market is at a turning point, and if you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, that may leave …

Over the past few weeks, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac fell by half a percent. The drop …

Some Highlights According to the latest data from CoreLogic, the average homeowner gained $64,000 in home equity over the past 12 …

According to a recent survey, more and more Americans are concerned about a possible recession. Those concerns were validated when the …

It’s true that record levels of home price appreciation have spurred significant equity gains for homeowners over the past few years. …

Defining the American dream is personal, and no one individual will have the same definition as another. But the feelings it …

Some Highlights Based on a recent Gallup poll, real estate has been rated the best long-term investment for nine years in …

It can be tempting, especially with how hot the housing market has been over the past two years, to consider selling …

A recent survey from Bankrate asks prospective buyers to identify the biggest obstacles in their homebuying journey. It found that 36% …

There’s no denying the housing market has delivered a fair share of challenges to homebuyers over the past two years. Two …

You may be reading headlines and hearing talk about a potential housing bubble or a crash, but it’s important to understand …

Some Highlights When it comes to pricing your house, there’s a lot to consider. The only way to ensure you price …

If you’re following along with the news today, you’ve heard about rising inflation. Today, inflation is at a 40-year high. According …

Once you’ve applied for a mortgage to buy a home, there are some key things to keep in mind. While it’s …

If you own a house, you or a member of your family will most likely forget or misplace a key and …

If you own a home, your net worth likely just got a big boost thanks to rising home equity. Equity is …

Today we take time to honor and recognize the past and present experiences of Black Americans. When it comes to real …

Some Highlights Worried you won’t be able to find your next home after you sell? You should know data from realtor.com …

More and more Americans are aging in place, rather than moving into assisted living facilities. If you’re getting older and your …

Experts in the real estate industry use a number of terms when they talk about what’s happening with home prices. And …

If you’re a homeowner thinking about selling your house, you’re probably looking for the best time to make your move. That …

If you’re following the news, all of the headlines about conditions in the current housing market may leave you with more …

Americans’ opinion on the value of real estate as an investment is climbing. That’s according to an annual survey from Gallup. …

Some Highlights June is National Homeownership Month, and it’s a great time to consider the benefits of owning your own home. …

As people realize their needs are changing, some are turning to luxury housing to find their dream home. Investopedia helps define …

If you’re looking to buy your first home, you’re likely balancing several factors. Because both mortgage rates and home prices have …

Are you thinking about selling your current home? If so, the biggest question on your mind may be: if I sell …

If your lifestyle has changed recently and you’re ready to make a move, taking advantage of today’s sellers’ market might be …

Some Highlights It’s important to understand history proves an economic slowdown does not equal a housing crisis. In 4 of the …

June is National Homeownership Month, and it’s the perfect time to reflect on how impactful owning a home can truly be. …

In today’s housing market, many are beginning to wonder if we’re returning to the riskier lending habits and borrowing options that …

If you’re thinking of buying or selling a house, you’re at an exciting decision point. And anytime you make a big …

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but it’s also the most difficult to fit in. On days when …

Some Highlights Warmer weather and longer days mean summer is almost here. Celebrate by upgrading to the home of your dreams …

If you’re like many Americans, you wish you were saving more money than you are. Maybe you toss your change into …

You may be someone who looks forward to summer each year because it gives you an opportunity to rest, unwind, and …

If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, chances are you’re focusing on the many extraordinary ways it’ll change your …

As mortgage rates started to rise this year, many homeowners began to wonder if the value of their homes would fall. …

Entertaining al fresco is one of the best parts of summer. Spending time with family and friends outside on a warm …

Whether you’re entertaining family, hosting a book club or cooking up a romantic dinner at home, a charcuterie board never fails …

As mortgage rates started to rise this year, many homeowners began to wonder if the value of their homes would fall. …

Because buying or selling a home is such a big decision in our lives, the need for clear, trustworthy information and …

Some Highlights If recent headlines about rising inflation are making you wonder if it’s still a good time to buy, here’s …

A recession does not equal a housing crisis. That’s the one thing that every homeowner today needs to know. Everywhere you …

Avoid Falling Victim to Commonplace Cyber SchemesMore than half of U.S. consumers today think that storing their credit and banking information …

If you’re trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home, you’re probably weighing a few different factors. The financial …

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Many people are wondering: will home prices fall this year? Whether you’re a potential homebuyer, seller, or both, the answer to this …

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In the last few weeks, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac inched up to 5%. While that news …

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