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Top 10 Places to Move in the U.S. [INFOGRAPHIC]

July 14, 2013 3:12 am

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Hispanic Buyers: Upscale Latinos Provide Opportunity

July 12, 2013 6:52 am

If you are asked to imagine a Hispanic family, what comes to your mind? A low income family or do you think of Jennifer Lopez and her family.  Who are the Latinos/Hispanics moving into your marketplace? At the 2013 AHAA (Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies) Conference, they released a study in partnership with Nielsen and [...]

Senior Housing: Agents Will Be Compared

July 10, 2013 2:00 pm

Joint Center for Housing Studies Of Harvard University, 2013 “An estimated 16 million senior households will be moving in the next decade. A large number will look for different housing opportunities, creating demand for new types of units in communities where they currently live as well as in the areas that traditionally attract retirees. With [...]

Buying a House: The Cost If You Waited

July 9, 2013 6:26 pm

We often talk about the potential cost of waiting to buy a home. Today, we want to look at the actual cost for someone who waited over the last year. We used a 10% increase in house values as prices have gone up by double digits in the country on average. We looked at approximate [...]

Assumable Mortgages: Advantages to Buyer & Seller

July 9, 2013 6:26 pm

Recently, our good friend Pat Zaby, through his customer contact system InTouch, shared some great information on the advantages of assuming a mortgage. Mr. Zaby explained the advantages of assuming an existing mortgage versus applying for a new one: Mortgage is further into amortization schedule Lower interest rate loans amortize faster than higher interest rate [...]