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New Years Resolutions for the Home Buyer

New Year's resolutions are made based on significant changes someone wants to see in their life, and there is no reason for buying a home to be an exception. Buying a home can involve months or years of preparation, and it is an intimidating process that might leave...

Tips For Staging A Home During the Holidays by Larry Stone

Tips For Staging A Home During the Holidays by Larry Stone

Selling a home during the holiday season presents its own set of challenges and opportunities. The winter school break can mean families are more willing to move - and therefore bid - at this time of year, but getting prospective buyers with packed social calendars...

What Decreased Remodeling Means For the Housing Market

What Decreased Remodeling Means For the Housing Market

The housing sector in the United States is currently experiencing a slight shakeup with a significant trend emerging where homeowners are spending much less to remodel their houses than before. There is expected to be experienced a five percent decline in expenses...

Housing Predictions for 2020

Housing Predictions for 2020

Analysts are always attempting to predict where the housing market will go at a given point in time. For the last few years, the prices of houses have generally recovered from the Great Recession in many parts of the country. The past few years have seen more of a...

New Jersey’s 2019 Housing Market

New Jersey’s 2019 Housing Market

The phrase “housing market” refers to the general availability of houses being bought and sold among sellers and buyers in a specific area. The data that determines market value is collected from survey results of the Housing Market Index (HMI), a questionnaire given to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Regardless of whether you’re interested in buying or selling a home, it’s important to keep track of the local housing market trends because it can affect your property taxes and/or rental prices in the area.

Housing Market Trends in 2019

Housing Market Trends in 2019

After the Great Recession of 2008, it took some time for the housing market to rebound. Since then, as the economy recovered and unemployment started to fall, the supply of housing in the United States could not keep up with demand. Housing prices rose, but by 2018...

Tips for Staging Your Home This Summer

Tips for Staging Your Home This Summer

When it comes to selling your home, there are a lot of factors that go into making it happen. First, you have to choose to do so, and from there, the rush of choices takes off. When do you want to sell? Do you want or need an agent? How much are you selling it for?...

Reasons You Should Invest in Buying a Home This Year

Reasons You Should Invest in Buying a Home This Year

If you’ve been thinking about buying a home of your own, this may be the ideal time to stop procrastinating. There are more than a few economical reasons to take the plunge this year, suggesting that buying real estate in the near future can help you save money and build wealth. Once you explore a few of the reasons listed below, you may feel motivated to finally act on your dreams.