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Why This Summer Is the 2020 Real Estate Season

By Noel Crider | May 27, 2020

Why This Summer Is the 2020 Real Estate Season | Simplifying The MarketWith stay-at-home orders starting to gradually lift throughout parts of the country, data indicates homebuyers are jumping back into the market. After many families put their plans on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, what we once called the busy spring real estate season is shifting into the summer. In 2020, summer is the new […]

Buying or Selling a Home? You Need an Expert Kind of Guide

By Noel Crider | May 26, 2020

Buying or Selling a Home? You Need an Expert Kind of Guide | Simplifying The MarketIn a normal housing market, whether you’re buying or selling a home, you need an experienced guide to help you navigate through the process. You need someone you can turn to who will tell you how to price your home correctly right from the start. You need someone who can help you determine what to […]

We Remember & Honor Those Who Gave All

By Noel Crider | May 25, 2020

We remember, today and always.

Interest Rates Hover Near Historic All-Time Lows [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Noel Crider | May 22, 2020

Some Highlights

Mortgage interest rates have dropped considerably this spring and are hovering at a historically low level.
Locking in at a low rate today could save you thousands of dollars over the lifetime of your home loan.
Let’s connect to dete…

Experts Predict Economic Recovery Should Begin in the Second Half of the Year

By Noel Crider | May 21, 2020

Experts Predict Economic Recovery Should Begin in the Second Half of the Year | Simplifying The MarketOne of the biggest questions we all seem to be asking these days is: When are we going to start to see an economic recovery? As the country begins to slowly reopen, moving forward in strategic phases, business activity will help bring our nation back to life. Many economists indicate a recovery should begin to […]

6 Reasons Why Selling Your House on Your Own Is a Mistake

By Noel Crider | May 20, 2020

6 Reasons Why Selling Your House on Your Own Is a Mistake | Simplifying The MarketThere are many benefits to working with a real estate professional when selling your house. During challenging times like the one we face today, it becomes even more important to have an expert help guide you through the process. If you’re considering selling on your own, known in the industry as a For Sale By Owner […]

Housing Market Positioned to Bring Back the Economy

By Noel Crider | May 19, 2020

Housing Market Positioned to Bring Back the Economy | Simplifying The MarketAll eyes are on the American economy. As it goes, so does the world economy. With states beginning to reopen, the question becomes: which sectors of the economy will drive its recovery? There seems to be a growing consensus that the housing market is positioned to be that driving force, the tailwind that is necessary. […]

#1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership: Family Wealth

By Noel Crider | May 18, 2020

#1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership: Family Wealth | Simplifying The MarketWhile growing up, we were taught by our parents and grandparents that owning a home is a financially savvy move. They explained how a mortgage is like a “forced savings plan.” When you pay rent, that money is lost forever. When you make a mortgage payment, much of that money accumulates as equity in the […]

2020 Homeowner Wish List [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Noel Crider | May 15, 2020

Some Highlights

In a recent study by realtor.com, homeowners noted some of the main things they would change about their homes to make them more livable.
Not surprisingly, more space, an updated kitchen, and a home gym rose to the top of the list.
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Will the Housing Market Turn Around This Year?

By Noel Crider | May 14, 2020

Will the Housing Market Turn Around This Year? | Simplifying The MarketToday, many people are asking themselves if they should buy or sell a home in 2020. Some have shifted their plans or put them on hold over the past couple of months, and understandably so. Everyone seems to be wondering if the market is going to change and when the economy will turn around. If […]