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Some Highlights: 58% of vacation homes purchased were single family homes. 51% of vacation homes that were purchased were found online. The median price of a vacation home is up 28% from 2014. Maybe you have someone you know who is looking for a second home in Kansas? Contact Carrie […]

Vacation Home Sales Reach 2nd Highest Mark Since 2006

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According to the BMO Harris Bank Home Buying Report, 52% of Americans say they are likely to buy a home in the next five years. Americans surveyed for the report said that they would be willing to pay an average of $296,000 for a home and would average a 21% down […]

Over Half of Americans Planning on Buying in the Next ...

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Last week, the inaugural “Homebuyer Insights Report” was released by the Bank of America. The report revealed the reasons why consumers purchase homes and what their feelings are regarding homeownership.   Consumer Lending Executive, D. Steve Boland, explained: “Homebuyers today are motivated by both emotional and practical reasons. Nearly all […]

The Top Reasons Why Americans Buy Homes

A few weeks ago, Jonathan Smoke, the Chief Economist at realtor.com, exclaimed: “All indicators point to this spring being the busiest since 2006.” Now, Freddie Mac has doubled down on that claim and is saying that 2016 will be the best year that the real estate industry has seen in […]

Real Estate: 2016 Will Be the Best Year in a ...

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There are some renters that have not yet purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage – either your mortgage or your landlord’s. As The Joint Center […]

Rent Or Buy – Either Way You Are Paying A ...

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Now that the housing market has stabilized, more and more homeowners are considering moving up to the home they have always dreamed of. Prices are still below those of a few years ago and interest rates have stayed near historic lows. Sellers should realize that waiting to make the move […]

Don’t Wait! Move Up To Your Dream Home Now!

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Some Highlights: Harvard University’s Joint Center of Housing Studies recently released the top financial & emotional reasons to own a home. Owning is a good way to build up wealth that can be passed along to your family as it is usually a form of “forced savings.” Whether you rent or own, […]

Don’t Be Fooled…Home Ownership Is A Great Investment!

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The Top 5 Reasons You Should Not For Sale By Owner In today’s market, with homes selling quickly and prices rising, some homeowners might consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons this might not be […]

The Top 5 Reasons You Should Not For Sale By ...

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Some Highlights This is the 48th consecutive month with year-over-year price gains. Lawrence Yun, NAR’s Chief Economist says that, “The main issue continues to be a supply & affordability problem. Finding the right property at an affordable price is burdening many potential buyers.” Inventory is still below historic normals at a 4.4 […]

Home Sales Up Year-Over-Year