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Are you thinking of hiring a buyer’s agent? If so, there are questions you should ask to ensure you hire somebody you can trust. Here are a few to keep in mind:

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Four Home Buying Tips

posted by Stephen Katz
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Today I’ll tell you the four biggest tips to get started with your home search.

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What You Need To Know About Property Taxes

posted by Stephen Katz
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Today, we’re going to talk about property taxes. The good news is property values are up. The challenge is that when property values go up, so do your property taxes.

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Many people don’t know that buying new construction property is not the most transparent process. That’s why we recommend working with an agent when you’re buying property of any kind.

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We are certainly excited, and know you are as well, to see Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, The Mortgage Bankers’ Association and The National Association of Realtors continue all showing an increase in home sales come 2017. Here is a chart that illustrates this increase.

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Homeownership Builds Wealth and Offers Stability

Americans’ preference is to own their home instead of renting for the two primary reasons conveyed in the most current House Pulse Survey by the National Association of Realtors:

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As you most likely already know, almost all of the information you might want regarding real estate is available on the internet. As a result it can seem as though you don’t need an agent, at least in regards to knowing what homes in your neighborhood are selling for or what homes are currently on the market. That being said, it is still incredibly important to have a professional help you assess the information found online.

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It is important to follow all the steps in the correct order when considering purchasing a house. Inventory is currently tight, which means the market is good for sellers, and a little bit more difficult for buyers. In this market buyers have to be on top of their game when choosing a house; if they wait to make an offer, chances are the house will be gone and under contract with someone else. Read More »

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Putting together your Homebuying Team

posted by Stephen Katz
Friday, March 7, 2014

Home may be where the heart is, but the house-buying process can easily become a headache.

To keep trouble to a minimum, take time to independently evaluate each professional you’ll need on your team, from lender to real estate agent to home inspector to title agent. Choose client-focused, experienced pros…preferably referred by trusted sources. Read More »

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How a REALTOR Can Help?

posted by Allyson Venglik
Friday, February 14, 2014

A real estate agent can help you understand everything you need to know about buying a home. Read More »

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