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Preparing your House for the Spring Market

Posted by Snyder2016 on  January 25, 2019

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Preparing Your House for the Spring Market Are you considering selling your home or investment property this spring? If so, it’s important to be aware of the current trends in the real estate market and the current buyer behavior. Over the last few years, due to the influx of marketing and entertainment centered around real estate, the condition of a property has now become paramount to a successful sale. Essentially, CONDITION is KING. Although location

January 2019 Mortgage Update

Posted by Snyder2016 on  January 21, 2019

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Mortgage application surge in January! After a slow December, the Mortgage application volume is off to a great start in January.  Up 13.5% from last week and up 23% the previous week.  We saw that that many buyers were on the sidelines as the rates were rising over the holidays.  However, now there is a steady decline in rates that may be adding to the increase in volume at the turn of the year.  “Uncertainty regarding

6 New Years Resolutions for New Homeowners

Posted by Snyder2016 on  February 3, 2018

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6 New Year’s Resolutions for New Homeowners We all make New Year’s resolutions, but let’s be honest, most are wishful thinking. By February, that “lose 20 pounds” or “learn Spanish” resolution has gone right out the window. But not for you, new homeowner. This year is different. Your first 12 months of home ownership set the tone for the entire journey. With just a few smart decisions, you can save money now and get more

Current Housing Trends

Posted by Snyder2016 on  February 3, 2018

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3 Months, 3 Housing Trends The first three months of the year tend to be slow for home buyers and sellers. But there’s plenty to do — or at least pay attention to — if you plan to buy or sell a home later in the year. Here are three housing and mortgage trends to heed in the first quarter of 2018: Peak buying season, traditionally, is later in the year, but the best-prepared buyers are laying the