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Buying A Home Early Can Significantly Increase Future Wealth

According to an Urban Institute study, homeowners who purchase a house before age 35 are better prepared for retirement at age 60.  The good news is, our younger generations are strong

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2020 Luxury Market Forecast

By the end of last year, many homeowners found themselves with more equity than they realized, and at the same time their wages were increasing. When those two factors unite, it can spark homeowners

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Expert Insights On The 2020 Housing Market

When closing out another year, it’s normal to wonder what’s ahead for the housing market. Though there will be future inventory issues, we expect interest rates to stay low and appreciation to

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Buying A Home Can Be SCARY Until You Know The FACTS

Some Highlights: Many potential homebuyers believe they need a 20% down payment and a 780 FICO® score to qualify to buy a home. This stops many people from even trying to jump into

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Be On The Lookout For Gen Z The Next Generation Of Homebuyers

You’ve likely heard a ton about Millennials, but what about Gen Z? In the next 5 years, this generation will be between the ages of 23 and 28, and they’re eager to become homeowners faster than

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What FICO Score Do You Need To Qualify For A Mortgage

While a recent announcement from CNBC shares that the average national FICO® score has reached an all-time high of 706, the good news for potential buyers is that you don’t need a score that high

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The Role Access Plays IN Getting Your Home Sold

So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a real estate professional to help you with the entire process and you’ve been asked what level of access you want to provide to

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5 Reasons To Sell This Fall

Below are 5 compelling reasons listing your home for sale this fall makes sense.1. Demand Is StrongThe latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR)

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Whats The Latest On Interest Rates

Mortgage rates have fallen by over a full percentage point since Q4 of 2018, settling at near-historic lows. This is big news for buyers looking to get more for their money in the current housing

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A Great Way To Increase Your Family Net Worth

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts its Survey of Consumer Finances. Data is collected across all economic and social groups. The latest survey data covers 2013-2016.The

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5 Real Estate Reality TV Myths Explained

Have you ever been flipping through the channels, only to find yourself glued to the couch in an HGTV binge session? We’ve all been there, watching entire seasons of shows like “Property

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How Much Do You Know About Down Payments

Whether you’ve owned a home before, or you’re ready to jump into homeownership for the first time, there are always a lot of questions swirling around about what is truly required for a down

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3 Expert Insights On Inventory In The Current Market

The current housing landscape presents greater home values, low interest rates, and high buyer demand. All of these factors point to the strong market forecasted to continue throughout the

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The Feeling You Get Owning Your Own Home

We often talk about the financial reasons why buying a home makes sense. But, more often than not, the emotional reasons are the more powerful and compelling ones.No matter what shape or size your

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5 Tips To Start The Search For Your Dream Home

In today’s real estate market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared.In a 

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4 Tips For Making A Competitive Offer

So, you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call ‘home,’ and you’ve finally found it! The price is right, and in such a competitive market, you want to make sure you make a

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Homebuyers Are Optomistic About Homeownership

When we consider buying an item, we naturally go through a research process prior to making our decision. We ask our friends and family members who have made similar purchases about their,

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What Would Make You Sell Your House

There are many reasons why a homeowner decides to sell their house and move. The latest Generational Trends Report from the National Association of Realtors asked recent home

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20 Tips For Preparing Your House For Sale This Spring

Some Highlights: When listing your house for sale, your top goal will be to get the home sold for the best price possible! There are many small projects that you can do to ensure this happens!

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Some Highlights:In the majority of the country, this past weekend marks the start of Daylight Savings Time as we set our clocks forward an hour on Sunday at 2:00 AM EST.Whether you plan on buying or

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Millionaire To Millennials Dont Get Stuck Renting A Home Buy One

In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “The biggest mistake millennials are making is not buying their first home.” He goes on to say that, “If

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Why It Makes No Sense To Wait For Spring To Sell

The price of any item (including residential real estate) is determined by the theory of supply and demand. If many people are looking to buy an item and the supply of that item is limited, the

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Use These Tips To Get The Most Money From The Sale Of Your Home

1. Price it a LITTLE LOW This may seem counterintuitive, but let’s look at this concept for a moment. Many homeowners think that pricing their homes a little OVER market value will leave them

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Why You Should Not For Sale By Owner Your Home

In today’s market, as home prices rise and a lack of inventory continues, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their homes on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner

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How To Simply Increase Your Family Wealth By Paying For Housing

Everyone should realize that unless you are living somewhere rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. Buying your own home provides you with a form of

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Buyers Dont Be Surprised By Closing Costs

Many homebuyers think that saving for their down payment is enough to buy the house of their dreams, but what about the closing costs that are required to obtain a mortgage?By law, a homebuyer will

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Denver Real Estate Bubble

Identifying and examining the Denver real estate has a contrasting point of view between individuals. Some presentation of realities and beliefs will be analyzed in relation to the present day

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Should You Rent Or Buy In Denver

Denver is known to have a hot housing market which has left people asking themselves a common question, which is more comfortable in terms of financing, to rent or to buy a home? The first and

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Competition In Denver Housing Market

There is no disbelief that Denver is measured as the hottest housing markets in the United States, with homes selling in incredibly quick timeframes. Studies by housing investigation firm Redfin

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Why Invest In Denver Real Estate Market

          Denver been seen as a Beta-world city, has a real estate population of close 2.8 million inhabitants. Denver as the 19th most populous city in the U.S is

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Denver Homebuyer Guide

Buying a home is a hard financial decision which needs to be well thought of before going any further most especially if it involves the busy and daunting housing market of Denver. Home buying for

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When To Sell Your Denver Home

The Denver housing market stays trending with homes being sold at prices far more than what they were listed at. The city is known to have a rising popularity with over 13,000 newcomers residing

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Denver Housing Market

            The Denver real estate market is known to have made national news for some time now with its unbelievable pos-great recession rebound. Denver’s

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Selling A Home

Selling a home can be a difficult task for even the most seasoned of sellers. There is so much that goes into the process of placing a property on the housing market. First, the owner needs to get

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