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What You Need to Know About the Mortgage Process

Some Highlights: According to Freddie Mac, 40% of buyers are putting less than 10% down, with many putting down as little as 3%. Have a budget and stick to it! Know your credit score and history! Reach out to a professional … Continue reading

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Selling Your Home? Price it Right, From the Start

    In today’s market, where demand is outpacing supply in many regions of the country, pricing a house is one of the biggest challenges real estate professionals face. Sellers often want to price their home higher than recommended, and … Continue reading

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Housing Costs Across Time

  Some Highlights: With interest rates still around 4% now is a great time to look back at where rates have been over the last 40 years. Rates are projected to go up a full percentage point by this time … Continue reading

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The Market Is the Best It’s Been in Years!

The charts below compare the first half (January – June) sales statistics of Detached Single Family Homes in Leon County for each of the previous 8 years.  You’ll notice that sales are the highest they’ve been in 8 years and … Continue reading

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Think You Should FSBO? Think Again!

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First-Time Home Buyers Lead the Way in May

The National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) latest Existing Home Sales Report revealed that first time homebuyers made up 32% of all sales in the month of May; marking the highest share since September 2012 and up from 27% the same … Continue reading

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4 Reasons to Buy Now

Summer is here! The temperature isn’t the only thing heating up right now, so too is the housing market! Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise The Home … Continue reading

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Nationally: Sales Up in Almost Every Price Range

  The National Association of Realtors’ most recent Existing Home Sales Report revealed that home sales were up rather dramatically over last year in five of the six price ranges they measure. Only those homes priced under $100,000 showed a decline (-10.1%). … Continue reading

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Home Values Compared to the Peak….Is Another Bubble Forming?

After the housing market bust we experienced across the country in 2008, many experts have been quick to warn that a new bubble may be forming in some areas of the country. The quickest and easiest way to show how … Continue reading

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Nationally: Buyer Demand Exceeds Housing Supply

Some Highlights: Inventory Levels are still below the 6.0 month level necessary for a normal market Home Prices have experienced year-over-year gains for 38 straight months Home sold faster than any time since June 2013, in just 39 days  

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