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Understanding the Ignored Moving Costs

Understanding the Ignored Moving Costs

Whether you are selling, buying, or renting your home; moving can be a headache and the cost is frequently overlooked.  Failing to prepare for the costs involved has unfortunately left many with thousands in unexpected expenses. Luckily, estimating these costs can be simpler than it seems thanks to a few rules that can be found below.

Selling a Home In The Summer is Not What You Think...

Selling a Home In The Summer is Not What You Think...

When it comes to the housing market, everyone knows that with seasonality things boom in Spring and lull in the Winter.  There is one aspect of seasonality that unfortunately gets ignored each and every year, by sellers and agents alike, that ends up costing them thousands; and right now is the time of year when this mistake begins to cause headaches.  People call it the “dog days of summer” but fail to understand one of the largest contributors to this phenomenon...

Is There a Housing Bubble and Could It Pop?

Is There a Housing Bubble and Could It Pop?

It’s been about 10 years since the housing crash and things are starting to look familiar.  While there is a lot of good signs that the market is solid, there is also some data that is strikingly close to the times leading up to the crash.  Should you be worried or are things expected to just get better?

How to NOT Sell Your Home

How to NOT Sell Your Home

Between constant multiple offer situations and listings going under contract within days, the Spring Real Estate market is in full swing.  The question arises though, why is there that one home not moving? Being in that situation where the homes are selling around you, but yours is just sitting, it probably the biggest fear for more homeowners.  Avoiding these 5 mistakes makes all the difference.

Home Prices Grow 2 Times Faster Than Income

Home Prices Grow 2 Times Faster Than Income

The spring market is upon us and things aren’t just picking up in the DMV, but around the nation as well.  Home prices are rising to such an extent that they are now 6% higher than the they were at the peak before the housing crisis in 2006.  This brings up the question, what is causing it and what could this mean for the coming months and years?

Selling a Home for More, By Asking for Less!

Selling a Home for More, By Asking for Less!

When selling a home everyone has the exact same goal in mind… sell it for the most money, in the least amount of time, with the least amount of stress.  One thing that can make this process difficult is deciding what you can do to your home to achieve these three things.  Initially, you may think about potential renovations, or maybe staging; but all of that adds additional costs, time, and stress.  What if we told you that making one simply adjustment to the price would net you more money, in less time, without additional stress?  Well, the data is in and that is exactly what you can do!