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The Carini Realtors Real Estate Blog is a great place to find real estate related information on buying or selling a home and home improvement ideas.

Thinking of Selling? Act NOW!

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Thinking of Selling? You Should Act NOW! If you thought about selling your house this year, now more than ever may be the time to do it! The inventory of homes for sale is well below historic norms and buyer demand is skyrocketing. We were still in high school when we learned the concept of supply and demand: the.

3 Questions to Ask Before Buying Your Dream Home

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3 Questions to Ask Before You Buy Your Dream Home If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family will have your best interests at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in the.

Home Buying Myths Debunked [Infographic]

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Home Buying Myths Slayed [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: Interest rates are still below historic numbers. 88% of property managers raised their rent in the last 12 months! The credit score requirements for mortgage approval continue to fall.

5 Great Benefits of Homeownership

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The 5 Greatest Benefits of Homeownership Recently, Freddie Mac reported on the benefits of homeownership. According to their report, here are the five benefits that “should be at the top of everyone’s list.” Homeownership can help you build equity over time. Your monthly payments will remain stable. You may have some tax benefits. You can take pride in ownership..

Homeowners: Your Home Must Be Sold TWICE

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Homeowners: Your Home Must Be Sold TWICE In today’s housing market, where supply is very low and demand is very high, home values are increasing rapidly. Many experts are projecting that home values could appreciate by another 5%+ over the next twelve months. One major challenge in such a market is the bank appraisal. If.

Impact of Low Interest Rates on Your Purchasing Power

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The High Impact of Low Interest Rates on Your Purchasing Power According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at 3.96%, which is still near record lows in comparison to recent history! The interest rate you secure when buying a home not only greatly impacts your monthly housing costs,.

5 Reasons Why You Should Not Sell by Owner!

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5 Reasons Why You Should Not For Sale By Owner! In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their homes on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons why this might not be a good idea for.

Houses: The Average Days on the Market

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Some Highlights: The National Association of REALTORS® surveyed their members for their monthly Confidence Index. The REALTORS® Confidence Index is a key indicator of housing market strength based on a monthly survey sent to over 50,000 real estate practitioners. Practitioners are asked about their expectations for home sales, prices and market conditions. Homes sold in less than a month in.

Epic Housing Shortage Being Reported

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Epic Housing Shortage Being Reported The Joint Center of Housing Studies (JCHS) at Harvard University recently released their 2017 State of the Nation’s Housing Study.  They also put out a recent blog from JCHS revealed some of the more surprising aspects of the study. The first two revelations centered around the shortage of housing inventory.

Your Opportunity to Owning a Home Gets Better

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Your Opportunity to Achieve the American Dream Keeps Getting Better!  Tuesday July 4th, 2017  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers Forbes.com recently released the latest results of their American Dream Index, in which they measure “the prosperity of the middle class, and…examine which states best support the American Dream.” The monthly index measures several different economic factors, including goods-producing employment, personal &.



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