Author Archives: Gary Evans

Your Journey to Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC]

Your Journey to Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights When it comes to buying a home, there are a number of key milestones along the way. The process includes everything from building your team and understanding your finances to going house hunting, making an offer, … Continue reading

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Home Sales About To Surge? We May See a Winter Like Never Before.

Home Sales About To Surge? We May See a Winter Like Never Before. Like most industries, residential real estate has a seasonality to it. For example, toy stores sell more toys in October, November, and December than they do in … Continue reading

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Retirement May Be Changing What You Need in a Home

Retirement May Be Changing What You Need in a Home The past year and a half brought about significant life changes for many of us. For some, it meant entering retirement earlier than expected. Recent data shows more people retired … Continue reading

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4 Things Every Renter Needs To Consider

4 Things Every Renter Needs To Consider As a renter, you’re constantly faced with the same dilemma: keep renting for another year or purchase a home? Your answer depends on your current situation and future plans, but there are a … Continue reading

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Should I Update My House Before I Sell It? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Should I Update My House Before I Sell It? [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights If you’re deciding whether you should make updates before you sell your house, lean on your agent to be your guide. If the market is flooded with houses for sale, updates may be necessary … Continue reading

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VA Loans: Helping Veterans Achieve Their Homeownership Dreams

VA Loans: Helping Veterans Achieve Their Homeownership Dreams The purpose of Veterans Affairs (VA) home loans is to provide a pathway to homeownership for those who have sacrificed so much by serving our nation. As the Veterans Administration says of the program: … Continue reading

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How Sellers Win When Housing Inventory Is Low

How Sellers Win When Housing Inventory Is Low In today’s housing market, the number of homes for sale is much lower than the strong buyer demand. As a result, homeowners ready to sell have a significant advantage. Here are three ways today’s low inventory will … Continue reading

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Why a Wave of Foreclosures Is Not on the Way

Why a Wave of Foreclosures Is Not on the Way With forbearance plans coming to an end, many are concerned the housing market will experience a wave of foreclosures similar to what happened after the housing bubble 15 years ago. … Continue reading

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Experts Project Mortgage Rates Will Continue To Rise in 2022

Experts Project Mortgage Rates Will Continue To Rise in 2022 Mortgage rates are one of several factors that impact how much you can afford if you’re buying a home. When rates are low, they help you get more house for … Continue reading

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Renters Missed Out on $51,500 This Past Year

Renters Missed Out on $51,500 This Past Year Rents have increased significantly this year. The latest National Rent Report from Apartmentlist.com shows rents are rising at a rate much higher than the three years leading up to the pandemic: “Since January of this year, the … Continue reading

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