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Homebuyers Real Hope in 2023

Homebuyers Real Hope in 2023

After suffering all-time lows during the COVID-19 pandemic, the supply of homes for sale has rebounded with a bang. January marked a whopping 65% more real estate listings than this same month a year earlier, according to a recent inventory report from Realtor.com®....

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Things That Grow Your Home’s Equity

Things That Grow Your Home’s Equity

Real estate is typically thought of as a good investment, as home values tend to increase over time. While this upward trajectory is not guaranteed, there are a number of factors -- both within and out of the homeowner's control -- that can cause a boost in home...

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Standard and Upgrade Options

Standard and Upgrade Options

One of the reasons many homebuyers are drawn to buying a brand-new home is that they often get to choose many of the home’s features to suit their tastes. With a resale home, you pretty much get the place as is. But with new construction, you can call the shots on...

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Home Price Growth Is Cooling Fast

Home Price Growth Is Cooling Fast

December brought good tidings to homebuyers in the real estate market. Nationally, median home list prices dropped about 11% from their peak over the summer to hit $400,000 in December, according to a recent Realtor.com® report. While prices were still up by about...

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Home Sellers Pricing Mistake

Home Sellers Pricing Mistake

“You still see the hope in their eyes.” When Atlanta-based real estate agent Maura Neill agreed to sell a home this fall, she knew she faced an uphill battle. For one, the housing market had cooled significantly. But worse, these home sellers weren’t quite willing to...

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Build-To-Rent Communities

Build-To-Rent Communities

Many renters crave the extra bedrooms, laundry facility, and backyard big enough for a pair of swings and a slide that single-family houses provide. But they’re facing a for-sale market with still-high housing prices and surging mortgage interest rates, pricing many...

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