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Are Low Interest Rates Here to Stay?

By Noel Crider | Apr 17, 2019

Are Low Interest Rates Here to Stay? | Simplifying The MarketInterest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage have been on the decline since November, now reaching lows last seen in January 2018. According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, rates came in at 4.12% last week! This is great news for anyone who is planning on buying a home this spring! Freddie […]

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Homeowners: Now Is A Good Time To Sell Your House

By Noel Crider | Apr 16, 2019

Homeowners: Now Is A Good Time To Sell Your House | Simplifying The MarketEvery month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) releases their Seller Traffic Index as a part of their Realtors Confidence Index. In the latest release, NAR reported that homeowners have been reluctant to sell their houses. This is reflected when broken down by state. Only 11 states have a stable level of seller traffic compared […]

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What to Consider When Choosing Your Home To Retire In

By Noel Crider | Apr 8, 2019

What to Consider When Choosing Your Home To Retire In |Simplifying The MarketAs more and more baby boomers enter retirement age, the question of whether they should sell their homes and move has become a hot topic. In today’s housing market climate, with low available inventory in the starter and trade-up home categories, it makes sense to evaluate your home’s ability to adapt to your needs in […]

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Your Home’s Spring Maintenance Checklist [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Noel Crider | Apr 5, 2019

Some Highlights:

Every spring, your home needs some extra TLC!
Whether you plan on selling your home this spring or not, conducting this maintenance will help ensure your home functions well for the rest of the year.
Your real estate agent will hav…

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3 Graphs that Show What You Need to Know About Today’s Real Estate Market

By Noel Crider | Apr 4, 2019

3 Graphs that Show What You Need to Know About Today's Real Estate Market | Simplifying The MarketThe Housing Market has been a hot-topic in the news lately. Depending on which media outlet you watch, it can start to be a bit confusing to understand what’s really going on with interest rates and home prices! The best way to show what’s really going on in today’s real estate market is to go […]

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Looking to Upgrade Your Current Home? Now’s the Time to Move-Up!

By Noel Crider | Apr 3, 2019

Looking to Upgrade Your Current Home? Now’s the Time to Move-Up! | Simplifying The MarketIn every area of the country, homes that are priced at the top 25% of the price range for that area are considered to be Premium Homes. In today’s real estate market there are deals to be had at the higher end! This is great news for homeowners who want to upgrade from their current […]

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Single Level Living in Penryn on 2.8 Acres – Off the Market Soon!

By Noel Crider | Jun 22, 2018
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Top 4 Home Renovations for Max ROI [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Noel Crider | Jun 15, 2018

Some Highlights:

Whether you are selling your home, just purchased your first home or are a homeowner planning to stay put for a while, there is value in knowing which home improvement projects will net you the most Return On Investment (ROI).
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Are Lending Standards Too Loose…or Too Tight?

By Noel Crider | Jun 14, 2018

Are Lending Standards Too Loose…or Too Tight? | Simplifying The MarketWith home values appreciating at record rates, some are concerned that we may be heading for another housing bubble like the one we experienced a decade ago. One of the major culprits of that housing boom and bust was the loosening of standards for mortgage credit. In a study done at the University of North […]

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