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Homes Are Selling Quickly [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Noel Crider | Oct 18, 2019

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The National Association of REALTORS® surveyed their members for the release of their Confidence Index.
The REALTORS® Confidence Index is a key indicator of housing market strength based on a monthly survey sent to over 50,000 real …

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Homes Are Selling Quickly [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Noel Crider | Oct 18, 2019

Some Highlights:

The National Association of REALTORS® surveyed their members for the release of their Confidence Index.
The REALTORS® Confidence Index is a key indicator of housing market strength based on a monthly survey sent to over 50,000 real …

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3 Reasons This is NOT the 2008 Real Estate Market

By Noel Crider | Oct 17, 2019

3 Reasons This is NOT the 2008 Real Estate Market | Simplifying The MarketToday’s real estate market is nothing like the 2008 market. When an economic slowdown happens, it won’t resemble the last one. No one knows for sure when the next recession will occur. What is known, however, is that the upcoming economic slowdown will not be caused by a housing market crash, as was the case […]

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3 Reasons to Use a Real Estate Pro in a Complex Digital World

By Noel Crider | Oct 16, 2019

3 Reasons to Use a Real Estate Pro in a Complex Digital World | Simplifying The MarketIf you’re searching for a home online, you’re not alone; lots of people are doing it. The question is, are you using all of your available resources, and are you using them wisely? Here’s why the Internet is a great place to start the home-buying process, and the truth on why it should never be […]

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Be on the Lookout for Gen Z: The Next Generation of Homebuyers

By Noel Crider | Oct 15, 2019

Be on the Lookout for Gen Z: The Next Generation of Homebuyers | Simplifying The MarketGen Zers are the next generation of homeowners, and they’re eager to jump in and buy their first homes. Whether you are part of this generation or any other, it’s never too early to start saving, so you can reach your homeownership goal sooner rather than later. You’ve likely heard a ton about Millennials, but […]

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What FICO® Score Do You Need to Qualify for a Mortgage?

By Noel Crider | Oct 8, 2019

What FICO® Score Do You Need to Qualify for a Mortgage? | Simplifying The MarketIt’s common knowledge that your FICO® score plays an important role in the homebuying process. However, many buyers have misconceptions regarding what exactly is required to get the loans they need. While a recent announcement from CNBC shares that the average national FICO® score has reached an all-time high of 706, the good news for […]

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62% of Buyers Are Wrong About Down Payment Needs

By Noel Crider | Oct 7, 2019

62% of Buyers Are Wrong About Down Payment Needs | Simplifying The MarketContrary to common misconception, a down payment is often much less than many believe. According to the ‘2019 Home Buyer Report’ conducted by Nerdwallet, many first-time buyers still believe they need a 20% down payment to buy a home in today’s market: “More than 6 in 10 (62%) Americans believe you must put at least 20% down in […]

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5 Homebuying Acronyms You Need to Know [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Noel Crider | Oct 4, 2019

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Learning the lingo of homebuying is an important part of feeling successful when buying a home.
From APR to P&I, you need to know the acronyms that will come up along the way, and what they mean when you hear them.
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3 Signs the Housing Market Is on the Rebound

By Noel Crider | Oct 3, 2019

3 Signs the Housing Market Is on the Rebound | Simplifying The MarketThe residential real estate market has been plodding along for most of the year. However, three recent reports show the market may be on the verge of a rebound. 1. Existing Home Sales (closed sales) are up, marking two consecutive months of growth. 2. Pending Home Sales (contracts signed) are up with each of the […]

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