Renters Warm to Homeownership, Despite Affordability Concerns

Renters Warm to Homeownership, Despite Affordability Concerns Published by: RISMedia (writen by: Suzanne De Vita) on the HouseCall Blog, May 21, 2017 Renters are staunchly in favor of homeownership, and, though they have concerns about their ability to afford a home, more now believe it is
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Flood Insurance Critical for a Vibrant Housing Market

Flood Insurance Critical for a Vibrant Housing Market Published by: RISMedia on the HouseCall Blog (writen by: Sarah Young for NAR), May 1, 2017 Each year, the federal government spends billions of dollars on disaster relief to flood victims—all at taxpayer expense. While floods claim more
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Is 2017 the Year to Move Up to Your Dream Home? If So, Do It Early!

Is 2017 the Year to Move Up to Your Dream Home? If So, Do It Early! Published by: The KCM Crew, May 8, 2017 If you are considering moving up to your dream home, it may be better to do it earlier in the year than later. The two components of your monthly mortgage payment (home prices and
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Financial Planning: 4 Reasons to Buy a House Today

Financial Planning: 4 Reasons to Buy a House Today Published by: The KCM Crew, May 4, 2017 Homeownership will always be a part of the American Dream. There are advantages to owning your own home (educational, health, social) that far transcend any economic impact. However, we want to look at
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Home Prices Exceed Expectations at Repeat All-Time High

Home Prices Exceed Expectations at Repeat All-Time High Published by: RISMedia on the HouseCall Blog, April 25, 2017 Home price growth in February bested analyst predictions, expanding 5.8 percent in the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices. Prices rolled along to a 32-month high
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Christopher Tenggren’s May ’17 “Enjoy Magazine”

Christopher Tenggren’s May ’17 "Enjoy Magazine" Ty's Tips - Spring Checklist for Homeowners, Plus... Travel... Wine Tasting in Napa, Food... Pan Seared Parmisian Chicken & Prociutto, Fitness... Spring into Action, , Home... 5 Tips to Ease the Stress of Moving In, DIY... To Mom with Love,
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Homeowners Making Improvements Despite Political Uncertainties

Homeowners Making Improvements Despite Political Uncertainties Published by: RISMedia on the HouseCall Blog, April 29, 2017 Homeowners are springing more for upgrades to their homes, despite unknowns that have the potential to impact their spending—a full 60 percent more than what they spent
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10 Easy Improvements to Make on Your Fixer Upper

10 Easy Improvements to Make on Your Fixer Upper Published by: RISMedia on the HouseCall Blog (writen by: Cary Teller), March 22, 2017 There is something awesome about buying a fixer upper and doing the renovations yourself. Some people fix them up a bit at a time, using cash as they have it
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Millennials Flock to Low Down Payment Programs

Millennials Flock to Low Down Payment Programs Published by: The KCM Crew, April 12, 2017 A recent report released by Down Payment Resource shows that 65% of first-time homebuyers purchased their homes with a down payment of 6% or less in the month of January. The trend continued through
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RE/MAX Hits Agent Count Milestone

RE/MAX Hits Agent Count Milestone Published by: RISMedia on the HouseCall Blog, April 16, 2017 RE/MAX, LLC has hit an agent count milestone, now having over 30,000 agents outside the U.S. and Canada, the company recently announced. Its agent count outside the U.S. and Canada grew 16.9 percent
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