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Why Do American Families Buy a Home?

September 9, 2013 8:26 am

There is a plethora of opinions voiced by real estate gurus as to why the dream of home ownership is so important to most Americans. However, study after study reveals the same five reasons families decide to buy a home. They… Want a good place to raise children Want a place where their family feels safe [...]

Powerful Presentations a Must in Today’s Environment

September 5, 2013 8:18 am

When it comes to choosing their real estate professional, consumers have higher expectations today than ever before. They want someone who: Truly understands every nuance of the current real estate market and Can simply and effectively explain what impact the market will have on their real estate goals To satisfy these requirements, today’s real estate [...]

Harvard: Homeownership Still the American Dream

September 4, 2013 8:15 am

A big question facing the real estate industry over the last few years is how the housing crisis would impact the public’s belief in homeownership as a major component of the American Dream. Many felt the tragedy experienced by so many families would force them to reconsider their desire to ever be a homeowner again. [...]

Should I Wait for Interest Rates to Come Back Down?

September 3, 2013 8:12 am

Above is a graph of the movement of the 30 year fixed mortgage rate since the beginning of 2012. Some buyers are waiting to see if interest rates will come back down before making a decision about buying a home. Though no one can guarantee where rates will be in a few months, we don’t believe [...]

Enjoy the Holiday

September 2, 2013 8:06 am

The housing recovery is creating jobs and helping bring the economy back.