buying a home

buying a home

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The House Is Right, Is the Neighborhood?

In today’s real estate market, location matters more than home amenities.
“Location, location, location” is one of the most popular refrains in real estate. According to the New York Times, it dates back to 1926 and still holds true today. It’s important for homebuyers to consider the importance of the where …

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Real Estate Apps for Homebuyers

Homebuying is moving to mobile, but in some areas, apps can’t replace the expertise and human element of a licensed broker. We break down what’s useful about real estate apps, and what parts of the homebuying process can’t be replaced with technology.

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Getting into Real Estate in Your 20s

What younger generations should consider before buying their first home
While millennials aren’t buying at the rate previous generations were at their age, they still contributed $514 billion to the housing market last year, and are the largest group of homebuyers in the United States, according to Zillow. While some …

How to Know if You’re Ready to Buy a Home

How to Know if You’re Ready to Buy a Home

The four questions every potential homebuyer should ask before investing in residential real estate
Buying a house is no small feat: but for those ready to put down roots and make an investment in their future, it can be worth it. If you’re sick of renting and want a home of …

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2018 Real Estate Trends

From co-living to smaller homes, here’s what will drive the real estate market in 2018
As technology advances, the market shifts and new generations become home buyers, real estate behaviors change and evolve, too. A new year means new real estate trends to watch for, whether you’re buying or selling. The …