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7 Tips to Maximize Your Home’s Sale Price

Over the past few years, a real estate buying frenzy bid up home prices to eye-popping amounts. However, as mortgage rates have risen, buyer demand has cooled. 1 Consequently, home sellers who enter the market today may need to reset their expectations. The reality is, it’s no longer enough to stick a “for sale” sign in the yard and wait for buyers to bang down the door. If you want to net the most money possible for your property in today’s market, you’ll need an effective game plan Continue Reading about 7 Tips to Maximize Your Home’s Sale Price

5 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing Your First Home

Should We Buy Now or Rent for a Bit Longer? Should you buy a home now, or should you continue to rent an apartment or house? Let's go over some considerations before you decide. Deciding whether to jump into the housing market or rent instead is rarely an easy decision – especially if you’re a first-time homebuyer. But in today’s whirlwind market, you may find it particularly challenging to pinpoint the best time to start exploring homeownership. A real estate boom during the pandemic Continue Reading about 5 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing Your First Home

8 Strategies to Secure a Lower Mortgage Rate

Securing a Lower Mortgage Rate can save you thousands of dollars over the life of your home loan. Here are 8 simple ways to do so. Mortgage rates have been on a roller coaster ride this year, rising and falling amid inflationary pressures and economic uncertainty. And even the experts are divided when it comes to predicting where rates are headed next.1 This climate has been unsettling for some homebuyers and sellers. However, with proper planning, you can work toward qualifying for the Continue Reading about 8 Strategies to Secure a Lower Mortgage Rate