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Why Do You Need Title Insurance?

posted by Stephen Katz
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Today, we’ll talk about what title insurance is and exactly what you’re paying for.

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Today we are excited to talk to you all about appraisals. We’ll go over what they are, how they work, and how they affect the purchase of your home.

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What Do Rising Interest Rates Mean For You?

posted by Stephen Katz
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Today, I’ll talk about what you need to know regarding rising interest rates.

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How To Successfully Work With A Builder

posted by Stephen Katz
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Working with builders can be a real challenge. There are some things you should know about this process to make it go as smooth as possible. Today, we’ll offer advice when working with contractors.


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Tips To Sell Your Home For Top Dollar

posted by Stephen Katz
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Today I’d like to go over some things that you should consider if you’re about to list your home for sale, especially if you’re trying to find the most accurate price possible.


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What First Time Buyers Should Know

posted by Stephen Katz
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

For those of you who wanted to know, “What does the process look like for a first-time home buyer?” I have your answers for you!

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Which Renovations Add Value to Your Home?

posted by Stephen Katz
Friday, February 17, 2017

Which Renovations Add Value to Your Home?

People often ask, “What type of renovations should I invest in before listing my property?” Fortunately, I have advice about the most valuable renovations to invest in.

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Owning A Home Can Offer You Wealth & Stability

posted by Stephen Katz
Wednesday, February 8, 2017


The two biggest reasons that Americans prefer owning their own home instead of renting are:

1. They want to be able to build equity.

2. They want to have a safe and stable environment.

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  • It is believed by 36% of Americans that they need think they need a 20% down payment to buy a home.
  • Less than 10% has been put down 44% of Millennials who purchased a home this year.
  • 8% of loan applications were approved last month.

In September, the average credit score was 731.

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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