Roger Jarnigan's Blog Posts

It’s Time To Prepare Your House for a Spring Listing*

It’s Time To Prepare Your House for a Spring ListingIf you're thinking of selling your house this spring, now is the perfect time to start getting it ready. With the market

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Expert Home Price Forecasts for 2024 Revised Up*

Expert Home Price Forecasts for 2024 Revised UpOver the past few months, experts have revised their 2024 home price forecasts based on the latest data and market signals, and they’re

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Houses Are Still Selling Fast*

Houses Are Still Selling FastHave you been thinking about selling your house? If so, here’s some good news. While the housing market isn't as frenzied as it was during the &lsquo

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Home Equity Can Be a Game Changer When You Sell*

Home Equity Can Be a Game Changer When You SellAre you on the fence about selling your house? While affordability is improving this year, it’s still tight. And that may be on

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What’s Really Happening with Mortgage Rates?*

What’s Really Happening with Mortgage Rates?Are you feeling a bit unsure about what’s really happening with mortgage rates? That might be because you’ve heard someone say they

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Don’t Let the Latest Home Price Headlines Confuse You*

Don’t Let the Latest Home Price Headlines Confuse YouBased on what you’re hearing in the news about home prices, you may be worried they’re falling. But here’s the.

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Bridging the Gaps on the Road to Homeownership**

Bridging the Gaps on the Road to HomeownershipHomeownership is a major part of the American Dream. But, the path to achieving this dream can be quite difficult. While progress has

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So Many People Fall in Love with Homeownership

Why So Many People Fall in Love with HomeownershipChances are at some point in your life you’ve heard the phrase, home is where the heart is. There’s a reason that’s said so

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Discover how to make a difference in your neighborhood

Discover how to make a difference in your neighborhood In contributing towards shaping a great neighborhood, you're not only enhancing your living experience but also elevating the quality of life

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It takes a team to buy a home

It takes a team to buy a homeIt takes a team of professionals coordinated by the buyer's agent to insure a successful.

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Homes are powerful wealth builders - Lets Talk!

Homes are powerful wealth buildersOver the past sixty years, homes have appreciated in value at an annual appreciation rate of 5.56% according to the Federal Reserve Economic.

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Do you Want to Buy a Newly Construction Home

Why Having Your Own Agent Matters When Buying a New Construction HomeFinding the right home is one of the biggest challenges for potential buyers today. Right now, the supply of

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Rent vs Own - There is a big Difference - Both go up!

Over the last 60 years, the average sales price of homes has appreciated at a rate of 5.56% annually, according to the Federal Reserve Economic Data. During the same period, rent has increased

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Does the Groundhog get it right? He does 37% of the time. That is why you need a realtor! Your odds are way better!

How accurate do you want it to be?Automated value models frequently found online offer instant valuations, but they are incapable of measuring many variables that will ultimately affect the price

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No Foreclosure Wave in Sight

There’s No Foreclosure Wave in Sight [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsHeadlines saying foreclosures are rising might make you feel uneasy. But the truth is, there’s no need to worry

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The Competition is on!

Don’t Wait Until Spring To Sell Your HouseAs you think about the year ahead, one of your big goals may be moving. But, how do you know when to make your move? While spring is usually the peak

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Why A Pre-Approval Is Your Homebuying Game Changer

Why Pre-Approval Is Your Homebuying Game ChangerIf you’re thinking about buying a home, pre-approval is a crucial part of the process you definitely don’t want to skip. So, before you

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Key Factors Affecting Home Affordability

3 Key Factors Affecting Home AffordabilityOver the past year, a lot of people have been talking about housing affordability and how tight it’s gotten. But just recently, there&rsquo

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Here are some Key Terms Every Homebuyer Should Learn

Key Terms Every Homebuyer Should Learn [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsBuying a home is a big deal and can feel especially complicated if you don't know the terms used during

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I bought my first home using an Adjustable Rate Mortgage!

ARMs can be a solution for buyersARMs can be a solution for buyers to lock in a home at today's prices instead of waiting for rates to continue to come.

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Experts Project Home Prices Will Increase in 2024**

Experts Project Home Prices Will Increase in 2024Even though home prices are going up nationally, some people are still worried they might come down. In fact, a recent survey from 

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More Home are Selling as Mortgage Rates Come Down?

Are More Homeowners Selling as Mortgage Rates Come Down?If you’re looking to buy a home, the recent downward trend in mortgage rates is good news because it helps with

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Find out before you file a claim

Find out before you file a claimIt is important to understand the coverage of your home insurance so that you know what is and is not covered in the event of a.

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The Top Benefits of Buying a Multi-Generational Home

The Top Benefits of Buying a Multi-Generational HomeHas the idea of sharing a home with loved ones like your grandparents, parents, or other relatives crossed your mind? If so, you’re not.

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2024 FHA Loan Limits

2024 FHA Loan LimitsThe increased loan limits for FHA loans in 2024 offer buyers expanded opportunities to access affordable financing, making homeownership dreams more attainable and providing

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2 of the Factors That Impact Mortgage Rates

2 of the Factors That Impact Mortgage RatesIf you’re looking to buy a home, you’ve probably been paying close attention to mortgage rates. Over the last couple of years, they

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Buyers Beware!

Someone may be watching youThere may be cameras or recording devices in homes for sale, and the homeowner may or may not be required to tell you about them. Anything you say in the home could be

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Bridging Wealth Gaps: Homeownership's Stand Against Inflation

Bridging Wealth Gaps: Homeownership's Stand Against InflationIn a world of economic uncertainties and inflationary pressures, owning a home emerges not just as a source of stability but also as a

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Foreclosure Activity Is Still Lower than the Norm

Foreclosure Activity Is Still Lower than the NormHave you seen headlines talking about the increase in foreclosures in today’s housing market? If so, they may leave you feeling a bit

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A surviving spouse of a Veteran may be eligible

A surviving spouse of a Veteran may be eligibleA surviving spouse of a Veteran may be eligible to get a VA-back.

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Experts Project Home Prices Will Increase in 2024*

Experts Project Home Prices Will Increase in 2024Even though home prices are going up nationally, some people are still worried they might come down. In fact, a recent survey from 

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Will a Silver Tsunami Change the 2024 Housing Market?*

Will a Silver Tsunami Change the 2024 Housing Market?Have you ever heard the term “Silver Tsunami” and wondered what it's all about? If so, that might be because there’s

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Navigating Closing Costs During Your Home Sale

Navigating Closing Costs During Your Home Sale Closing costs are simply the fees and expenses incurred by buyers and sellers during a real estate transaction's closing or settlement.

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A Lower Mortgage Rates Mean for Your Purchasing Power

What Lower Mortgage Rates Mean for Your Purchasing PowerIf you want to buy a home, it's important to know how mortgage rates impact what you can afford and how much you’ll pay

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Just like your favorite book...

Just like your favorite book...Having a trusted resource you can rely on is comforting as well as.

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Home Prices Forecast To Climb over the Next 5 Years

Home Prices Forecast To Climb over the Next 5 Years [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsIf you’re worried about what’s next for home prices, know the HPES shows experts are projecting

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Unlocking the Secrets of the Luxury Real Estate Market

Welcome to Equity Union Real Estate, where we specialize in transforming your Southern California real estate dreams into reality. In luxury real estate, secrets often lie beneath the surface,

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Benefits Provided Buyers During Purchase Process

Benefits Provided Buyers During Purchase ProcessRecent home buyers identified the most valuable services they received from their real estate.

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What Will Lower Mortgage Rates Mean for Your Purchasing Power

What Lower Mortgage Rates Mean for Your Purchasing PowerIf you want to buy a home, it's important to know how mortgage rates impact what you can afford and how much you’ll pay

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Navigating Lower Interest Rates vs. Appreciating Home Values

Navigating Lower Interest Rates vs. Appreciating Home ValuesSavings from lower interest rates may be wiped out by increasing prices of home during the same.

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Tap into your home equity five ways

Tap into your home equity five ways Your home is not just a place to live; it's a valuable asset that can serve as a financial resource when you need it.

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Avoid These Common Mistakes After Applying for a Mortgage

Avoid These Common Mistakes After Applying for a MortgageIf you’re getting ready to buy a home, it’s exciting to jump a few steps ahead and think about moving in and making it

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Sherman Oaks Condo Market Uncovered: Must-See Listings and Insights

condos for sale Sherman Oakscondos for sale in Sherman Oaks Sherman Oaks Condo Market Uncovered: Must-See Listings and InsightsAre you looking for the perfect condo in Sherman Oaks, California?

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Navigating the Real Estate Landscape: Single-Family Homes for Sale

single family homes for salesingle family home for sale Navigating the Real Estate Landscape: Single-Family Homes for SaleThe whole process of becoming a homeowner is an exciting and vital life

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Getting Through the Market: Sherman Oaks Homes for Sale Insights

single family house for saleSherman Oaks homes for sale Getting Through the Market: Sherman Oaks Homes for Sale InsightsSherman Oaks is a testament to the perfect blend of urban convenience and

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Home Sweet Home: Explore Single Family Sales

Single-family home for saleSingle-family homes for sale near me Home Sweet Home: Explore Single Family SalesAre you in search of the perfect home to call your own? You don't need to search

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A Dramatic Impact of Homeownership on Net Worth

The Dramatic Impact of Homeownership on Net WorthIf you're trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home this year, here's a powerful insight that could give you the clarity and

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2024 Conventional Conforming Loan Limits Increased

2024 Conventional Conforming Loan Limits IncreasedConventional loan limits for 2024 have been raised to adjust for home

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Condo Bliss in Sherman Oaks: A Buyer's Guide

If you've ever dreamt of experiencing the perfect blend of urban sophistication and suburban tranquility, Sherman Oaks condos might be the key to unlocking your Southern California real estate.

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Where is the Down Payment Coming From?

Down Payment Sources for 2024First-time homebuyers should recognize the significance of exploring diverse potential sources for their down payment to ensure they can enter the housing market with

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Now Is Still a Great Time To Sell Your House

Why Now Is Still a Great Time To Sell Your HouseIf you were worried buyer demand disappeared when mortgage rates went up, the data shows there are plenty of interested buyers 

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Ask Yourself These Questions

Thinking About Buying a Home? Ask Yourself These QuestionsIf you’re thinking of buying a home this year, you’re probably paying closer attention than normal to the housing

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Why Didn't My House Sell. Here Things To Consider

Things To Consider If Your House Didn’t SellIf your listing has expired and your house didn’t sell, it's completely normal to feel a mix of frustration and disappointment.,

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Keys To Hitting Your Homeownership Goals in 2024

3 Keys To Hitting Your Homeownership Goals in 2024If buying or selling a home is your goal for 2024, it’s important to understand today’s housing market, know your why, and work with

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Don't Let Your Agent Skimp on the Photography

Don't Skimp on the PhotographyInvesting in high-quality photography for your home's marketing is essential because it's the first impression potential buyers have and can significantly impact their

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Still one of the biggest positive drivers of wealth creation

Still one of the biggest positive drivers of wealth creationHomeownership offers stability, fixed payments, and longer generational wealth, not to mention personal satisfaction, pride of ownership,

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Finding the Right Home

Finding the Right HomeFinding the "right" home is more difficult than new buyers think and having the right real estate professional can make a big difference in your.

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AVG Home Price $19,300

Powerful Wealth BuildersOver the past sixty years, homes have appreciated in value at an annual appreciation rate of 5/.56% according to the Federal Reserve Economic.

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What's the Difference?

What's the Difference?A property disclosure, a home inspection, and a home warranty are not the same and buyers should know the.

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Don't overlook simple cosmetic improvements

Don't overlook simple cosmetic improvementsA home that needs simple cosmetic improvements can be a great opportunity for buyers who are looking for a fixer-upper or who want to put their own stamp

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Unlock Your Dream Home: Partner with a Proficient Agent!

Unlock Your Dream Home: Partner with a Proficient Agent!Given the significance of buying or selling a home, you should partner with an agent who excels in every facet of the.

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Is Owning a Home Still the American Dream for Younger Buyers??

Is Owning a Home Still the American Dream for Younger Buyers?Everyone has their own idea of the American Dream, and it's different for each person. But, in a recent survey by ,

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How to make your home look the best!

      Hello Roger, Moving into a new home is surely an exciting time but it can also be a time of uncertainty, especially when it comes to decorating. How do

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A Smart Move is to Buy a Home in the Current Market

Why It's a Smart Move to Buy a Home in the Current MarketIf you're in a financially stable position, now might be the perfect time to embark on your homeownership.

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Homes Coming onto the Market

The Surprising Trend in the Number of Homes Coming onto the MarketIf you're thinking about moving, it's important to know what's happening in the housing market. Here's an update on the

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Home Prices Will Rise over the Next 5 Years

Experts Project Home Prices Will Rise over the Next 5 YearsEven with so much data showing home prices are actually rising in most of the country, there are still a lot of people who

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8 things a Seller Can Expect During a Home Inspection

8 things a Seller Can Expect During a Home InspectionIt's important for sellers to be prepared for the home inspection process and to address any issues that.

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You Don't Need 20% - Down Payment Assistance Programs

Down Payment Assistance Programs Can Help Pave the Way to HomeownershipIf you’re looking to buy a home, your down payment doesn’t have to be a big hurdle. According to the 

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Concerned About Housing Affordability?

Concerned About Housing Affordability?Buyers with affordability concerns in the current housing market can explore three available.

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If or When You Sell Your House, Where Do You Plan To Go?

When You Sell Your House, Where Do You Plan To Go?If you’re thinking about selling your house, you may have heard the supply of homes for sale is still low, and that means your house

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Your Perfect Home Could Be the One You Perfect After Buying

The Perfect Home Could Be the One You Perfect After BuyingThere’s no denying mortgage rates and home prices are higher now than they were last year and that’s

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Reasons You Should Use a Real Estate Agent When You Buy a Home

Why You Should Use a Real Estate Agent When You Buy a HomeIf you’ve recently decided you’re ready to become a homeowner, chances are you’re trying to figure out what to do

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Moving Scams: How to Spot Them

Moving Scams: How to Spot ThemTo protect yourself from moving scammers and fraud, it's important to be aware of the red flags and exercise caution when selecting a moving company.;

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Your Homebuying Adventure

Your Homebuying Adventure [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsHere are the key milestones you’ll encounter on your path to homeownership. From building your team, to house hunting, all

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Turn Homeownership into a Side Hustle

How To Turn Homeownership into a Side HustleDoes the rising cost of just about everything these days make your dream of owning your own home feel less within reach? According to 

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"House Hacking" to become an investor

"House Hacking" to become an investorYou can practice "house hacking" by living in one unit of a two-four-unit property and renting out the others, essentially having your tenants help pay your

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The Roger Jarnigan Experience: Unlocking Your California Dream

Unlocking Your California Dream Home: The Roger Jarnigan ExperienceGreetings, Southern California dreamers!Are you in pursuit of the perfect Californian lifestyle, seeking not just a house but a

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Why I think the Economy Won’t Tank the Housing Market

Why I Think the Economy Won’t Tank the Housing MarketIf you’re worried about a coming recession, you’re not alone. Over the past couple of years, there’s been a lot of

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Mortgage Rate, Recession & Home Prices....

Are the Top 3 Housing Market Questions on Your Mind?When it comes to what’s happening in the housing market, there’s a lot of confusion going around right now. You may hear one

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How homeowners can avoid mortgage relief scams

How homeowners can avoid mortgage relief scams Homeowners who are facing financial difficulty are often targeted by mortgage relief scams and need to be aware of warning signs.;

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Homeowners Are Thankful They Own

Why Homeowners Are Thankful They OwnCountless people have set out on the exciting journey of homeownership. Ask around and you’ll find the vast majority are thankful they took the leap

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Want to sell your home fast and for the best price?

Want to sell your home fast and for the best price?While any agent can sell your home, choosing the right one becomes paramount when your goal is achieving the highest price, the shortest selling

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Why Homeowners Feel Thankful for Their Homes

Why Homeowners Feel Thankful for Their Homes Some HighlightsHere are three reasons why homeowners feel thankful for their homes. First, it’s a safe place that can give you a

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Home Prices Still Going Up – Just at a More Normal Pace

Home Prices Still Growing – Just at a More Normal PaceIf you’re feeling a bit muddy on what’s happening with home prices, that’s no surprise. Some people are still

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Top Cities Show Home Prices Are Still Climbing

These Top Cities Show Home Prices Are Still ClimbingIf you’re considering buying a home or selling your current one to find something that better suits your needs, you may have

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Need to get money out of your home today?

Need to get money out of your home?Each option shown on the screen has it own advantages and considerations for homeowners to carefully evaluate which may be the best to fit their.

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I want to be your Match Maker!

Think of your REALTOR as a matchmakerThink of your agent as a matchmaker; they'll introduce you to homes until you fall in lover with one. Then, they'll become a wedding.

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People Are Still Moving, Even with Today’s Affordability Challenges!

People Are Still Moving, Even with Today’s Affordability ChallengesIf you're thinking about buying or selling a home, you might have heard that it’s tough right now

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Suggestions to save on Home insurance

Suggestions to save on insuranceSaving money on your home insurance premium is worth the time to follow these simple.

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The Market is Starting to look like a Great 2024 with Interest rates on the Decline!

With just about six more weeks to go in 2023, the tough housing market might finish the year with a surprise.Mortgage rates fell for the third week in a row, dipping to 7.44% for a 30-year-

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Tips for Pet Owners Selling Their Home

Tips for Pet Owners Selling Their HomeBy taking considerate measures that cater to potential buyers' needs and preferences, pet owners can ensure a smoother and more appealing home-selling.

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Are There Actually More Homes for Sale Right Now in Your City?

Are There Actually More Homes for Sale Right Now?If you’re looking to make a move, you want to be sure you have the latest information on the housing market. To help make that possible,

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Interest Details from the 2023 Home Buyers and Sellers Report

Interest Details from the 2023 Home Buyers and Sellers ReportThe National Association of Realtors has been interviewing recent buyers and sellers since 1981 to analyze their behavior in order to

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2024 Housing Market Forecast

2024 Housing Market Forecast Some HighlightsThinking of buying or selling a house and wondering what the new year holds for the housing market? Experts forecast 

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Need to get money out of your home?

Need to get money out of your home?Each option shown on the screen has it own advantages and considerations for homeowners to carefully evaluate which may be the best to fit their.

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How to Buy and Sell a Home at the Same Time (Without Losing Your Mind)

How to Buy and Sell a Home at the Same Time (Without Losing Your Mind)Some thrill seekers may choose to take on buying and selling a home at the same time. If you're in that position, here are some

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Here is the Latest 2024 Housing Market Forecast

The Latest 2024 Housing Market ForecastThe new year is right around the corner, and you might be wondering if 2024 will be the right time to buy or sell a home. If you want to make

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Maximize your neighborhood experience

Maximize your neighborhood experienceBeing proactive and engaging in a variety of activities can significantly impact your neighborhood while making friends and relationships at the same.

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These Top Cities Show Home Prices Are Still Climbing

These Top Cities Show Home Prices Are Still ClimbingIf you’re considering buying a home or selling your current one to find something that better suits your needs, you may have

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30 Things We're Grateful for About Home

30 Things We're Grateful for About HomeFrom “fort potential” to furry residents, we think you’ll love these.https://www.zillowstatic.com/bedrock/app/uploads/sites/47/2022/11-

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Which home improvements are the best to increase my homes value

Best Home Improvements to Increase ValueRenovating doesn't always mean big returns. See which improvements pay off when you sell.Whether you’re thinking of selling in the next six months or a

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VA Loans Help Heroes Achieve Homeownership

VA Loans Help Heroes Achieve Homeownership Some HighlightsVA home loans can help people who served our country become homeowners.These loans can help qualified individuals 

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Reasons To Sell Your House Before the New Year Is Upon Us

Reasons To Sell Your House Before the New YearAs the year winds down, you may have decided it's time to make a move and put your house on the market. But should you sell now or wait until January?

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Thinking About Using Your 401(k) To Buy a Home?

Thinking About Using Your 401(k) To Buy a Home?Are you dreaming of buying your own home and wondering about how you’ll save for a down payment? You're not alone. Some

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Homeowner Net Worth Has Skyrocketed

Homeowner Net Worth Has SkyrocketedIf you’re weighing your options to decide whether it makes more sense to rent or buy a home today, here’s one key data point that could help

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8 Psychological Traps in Home Buying and How to Avoid Them

8 Psychological Traps in Home Buying and How to Avoid ThemOur brains can sometimes trick us into a buying a home that doesn't fit our needs. Following these tips could help minimize buyer's remorse

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With new mortgage rates approaching 8%,

With new mortgage rates approaching 8%, many buyers have decided to wait for rates to come down.  While there may be some easing in the fourth quarter of 2023 and 2024, assuming an

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2024 New Conforming Loan Limits

2024 New Conforming Loan LimitsFor 2024, the conventional conforming loan limits have been raised, providing homebuyers with greater borrowing capacity and expanding opportunities for homeownership

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Do You Believe Everything You Read About Home Prices

Don’t Believe Everything You Read About Home PricesAccording to the latest data from Fannie Mae, 23% of Americans still think home prices will go down over the next twelve.

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A LOWER RATE might be possible with TEMPORARY BUYDOWNS!

A LOWER RATE might be possible with TEMPORARY BUYDOWNS!  If your client is ready to buy the home of their dreams, but rising rates has kept them on the fence, we may have just

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The Benefits of Buying a Multi-Generational Home

The Benefits of Buying a Multi-Generational Home [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsIf you’re ready to buy a home but are having a hard time affording it on your own, or, if you

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Foreclosures & Bankruptcies Won’t Crash the Housing Market

Foreclosures and Bankruptcies Won’t Crash the Housing MarketIf you've been following the news recently, you might have seen articles about an increase in foreclosures and bankruptcies. That

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What a 8% Mortgage Rates Could Mean for the Housing Market

Here's What 8% Mortgage Rates Could Mean for the Housing MarketBy: Leslie Cook  Editor: Julia GlumPublished: Oct 20, 20238 min readMoney; Getty ImagesWhat seemed impossible

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What Are Accessory Dwelling Units and Can They Benefit You?

What Are Accessory Dwelling Units and How Can They Benefit You?Maybe you’re in the market for a home and are having a hard time finding the right one that fits your

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How A Real Estate Agent Helps Take the Fear Out of the Market

A Real Estate Agent Helps Take the Fear Out of the MarketDo negative headlines and talk on social media have you feeling worried about the housing market? Maybe you’ve even seen or heard

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Affordable Homeownership Strategies for Gen-Z

Affordable Homeownership Strategies for Gen ZThe idea of owning a home has always been a big part of the American Dream. It's a symbol of stability, independence, and having a place to truly call

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Avoid Home Improvement Scams

Avoid Home Improvement ScamsAvoid becoming a victim of home improvement scams by following some simple.

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Unmasking Scary Myths about the Housing Market

Unmasking Scary Myths about Today’s Housing Market [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsHere’s what you really need to know about a few myths causing fear in today’s;

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Tips for Moving with Kids

Tips for Moving with KidsEven under the simplest of conditions, moving can still be a hassle. But once you add kids into the equation, the process can become even more demanding and stressful.

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Exploring the Calming World of Feng Shui in Real Estate

Zen Homes: Exploring the Calming World of Feng Shui in Real EstateIn the bustling world of real estate, the concept of a Zen home has gained significant traction, reflecting a growing interest in

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Features That Add Value: Pools, Treehouses, and Secret Gardens

Unique Property Features That Add Value: Pools, Treehouses, and Secret GardensWhen it comes to the real estate market, certain unique property features have the remarkable ability to elevate a home

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The work from home Era!

The Work-From-Home Era: How Remote Work is Shaping Real Estate TrendsIn the past few years, the way many people work has undergone a seismic shift. The traditional 9-to-5 office grind has given way

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Steps to buying your Home!

Steps to Buying a HomeBy recognizing the steps necessary to buy a home, you can ensure that you are on the right track and that you don't miss any important.

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What are Your Reasons to Become a Homeowner

Reasons To Become a HomeownerTrying to decide if you should rent or buy a home? Consider these benefits that come with buying. Let’s connect to take the first steps on your homebuying journey

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Invest in Yourself by Owning a Home*

Invest in Yourself by Owning a HomeAre you wondering if it makes sense to buy a home right now? While today’s mortgage rates might seem a bit intimidating, here are two

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Paint Colors for Selling Your House

Best Interior Paint Colors for Selling Your HouseA Zillow survey reveals that dark gray may attract more prospective buyers — and higher offers — when you're getting ready to sell.If you

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The Net Worth Advantage: Homeowners vs. Renters

The Net Worth Advantage: Homeowners vs. RentersThe decision to rent or own a home is not just about having a place to live; it also has significant implications for your financial future. One key

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Questions a Lender Can Ask!

Do you know what kind of questions a lender can ask a prospective buyer?Obviously, there are questions a lender can ask a prospective buyer about their ability to repay the loan, but there are other

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Perks of Selling Your House When Inventory Is Low

The Perks of Selling Your House When Inventory Is LowWhen it comes to selling your house, you’re probably trying to juggle the current market conditions and your own needs as

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Did you know ....As Your Credit Score Increases... Your Interest Rates Decrease

As Your Credit Score Increases...As your credit score increases, the interest rate charged by the lender decreases because their risk on the loan decreases for a more qualified.

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Why Are Home Prices Keep Going Up

Why Home Prices Keep Going UpIf you've ever dreamed of buying your own place, or selling your current house to upgrade, you're no stranger to the rollercoaster of emotions changing home prices

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Are you looking to purchase, but want that 3-4% Rate?

Are you looking to purchase, but want that 3-4% Rate?Assumable Mortgages are the path to get there!With assumable mortgages, the loan and importantly, its interest rate is passed from

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Opinion: U.S. Economy Will Benefit When the Racial Homeownership Gap Is Finally Closed

Opinion: U.S. Economy Will Benefit When the Racial Homeownership Gap Is Finally ClosedOnly 44% of Black Americans own their home, compared to 73% of white Americans.October 18, 2023Fair Housing,;

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A Risks of Selling Your House on Your Own

The Risks of Selling Your House on Your OwnAre you thinking about selling your house as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO)? If so, know there's a whole lot more time and expertise needed in that process

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Single-Family Rental Home Advantages for Investors

Single-Family Rental Home Advantages for InvestorsSingle family rental homes offer many advantages including understanding, ease of management, and.

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Sad but true. Divorce is difficult - Know what to expect and don't be surprised.

The Danger of Do-It-Yourself DivorceA marriage is a legal arrangement and divorcing deserves the benefit of expert advice to determine if the settlement of assets is fair and to point out potential

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What Are the Real Reasons You Want To Move Right Now?

What Are the Real Reasons You Want To Move Right Now?If you're considering selling your house right now, it's likely because something in your life has changed. And while things like

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Escrow Tips & The Escrow Process

    The Monthly Circular - Wonderland Escrow  Contact an expert        Escrow Tip - Preparing for the Escrow Process When preparing for escrow, there

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Buying a Multi-Generational Home Helps with Affordability Today

How Buying a Multi-Generational Home Helps with Affordability TodayIn today's world of rising housing costs, many buyers are looking for ways to still be able to buy a home. Some of them have

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Are Higher Mortgage Rates Here To Stay?Mortgage rates have been back on the rise recently and that’s getting a lot of attention from the press. If you’ve been following the,

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The Fall Analysis

Continuing the Fall analysis, uncertainty is never good for business and is a particular problem now for real estate. There are many experts with varying opinions about how long high interest rates

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Unpacking the Long-Term Benefits of Homeownership!

Unpacking the Long-Term Benefits of HomeownershipIf you’re thinking about buying a home soon, higher mortgage rates, rising home prices, and ongoing affordability concerns may make

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Why Today’s Housing Inventory Shows a Crash Isn’t on the Horizon or does it?

Why Today’s Housing Inventory Shows a Crash Isn’t on the HorizonYou might remember the housing crash in 2008, even if you didn't own a home at the time. If you’re worried

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Home Prices Are Not Falling I think not!

Home Prices Are Not FallingDuring the fourth quarter of last year, some housing experts projected home prices were going to crash in 2023. The media ran with those forecasts and put

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Are You a Homebuyer Worried About Climate Risks??

Are You a Homebuyer Worried About Climate Risks?The increasing effects of natural disasters are leading to new obstacles in residential real estate. As a recent article from CoreLogic 

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Prevent water damage to your home

Prevent water damage to your homePreventing water damage to your home is possible with regular inspections and being aware of telltale.

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Rapid Rescore could be the option you need

Rapid Rescore could be the option you needRapid Rescore may be a great option if you're in between credit score ranges and higher scores would help you get better terms on a.

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Exploring Down Payment Sources for First-Time Homebuyers

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Skills You Need Your Listing Agent To Have

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Latest Expert Forecasts for Home Prices in 2023

The Latest Expert Forecasts for Home Prices in 2023Are you thinking about making a move? If so, all the speculation that home prices would crash this year may have you feeling a bit

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Grandparents Moving To Be Closer to Their Grandkids?

Are Grandparents Moving To Be Closer to Their Grandkids?During the pandemic, many people distanced themselves from their loved ones for health reasons. Grandparents were told to stay away

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The Difference Between Renting and Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Difference Between Renting and Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsWhen deciding between buying a home or renting, think about these three important factors.Buying a home means

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What are all these terms a Homebuyer Needs to Know

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Terms Every Homebuyer Needs to Know

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Growing Your Net Worth with Homeownership

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Like Planting a Tree your Homeowner Net Worth Grows with Time

How Homeowner Net Worth Grows with Time Some HighlightsIf you’re thinking about buying a home this year, be sure to consider the long-term financial advantages of

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Check out our 5-step plan to home ownership in LA!

First-time homebuyers often encounter various challenges when buying a home and millennials are no exception. In Los Angeles, where the real estate market is highly competitive, millennials may find

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Understanding the Benefits of Owning Your First Home

Understanding the Benefits of Owning Your First HomeAre you considering buying your first home? If so, it can be helpful to know what led other people to make that decision. According to a 

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The Dual Role of Interior Design: Enhancing Mental Health in the Work-From-Home Era

The Dual Role of Interior Design: Enhancing Mental Health in the Work-From-Home EraIntroductionIn the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a significant shift occurred in the way we view our homes. With

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What sellers can do to increase their home's marketability

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Is it Real or Personal?

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Awareness is Key to Safeguarding Against Scams

Awareness is Key to Safeguarding Against Scams When it comes to safeguarding against scams, awareness is key. By being vigilant and recognizing consistent red flags, you can effectively thwart

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It starts with a Pre-Approval

Beginning with Pre-ApprovalIf you’re looking to buy a home this fall, there are a few things you need to know. Affordability is tight with today’s mortgage rates and rising;

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10 Reasons Single Family Rental Outperform Other Investments

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Today’s Housing Inventory Isn't Showing a Crash on the Horizon

Why Today’s Housing Inventory Shows a Crash Isn’t on the HorizonYou might remember the housing crash in 2008, even if you didn't own a home at the time. If you’re worried

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Why Your House Didn’t Sell

Why Your House Didn’t SellIf your listing expired and your house didn’t sell, you’re likely feeling a little frustrated. Not to mention, you're also probably wondering what

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Show me the House!

Show Me the HouseA showing is an opportunity for a buyer to determine if a home is right for them which might lead to the sale of the.

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Things About Your House That Could Give Buyers ‘The Ick’ By Sally Jones Sep 19, 2023

7 Things About Your House That Could Give Buyers ‘The Ick’ By Sally JonesSep 19, 2023When selling a home, you want to present it at its best. That first open house 

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Normal Seasonality for Home Price Appreciation is here!

The Return of Normal Seasonality for Home Price AppreciationIf you’re thinking of making a move, one of the biggest questions you have right now is probably: what’s happening

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2024 California Housing Market Forecast

2024 California Housing Market Forecast Slower economic growth and cooling inflation will bring down mortgage interest rates in 2024 and create a more favorable market environment to spur

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