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nice things people say…

The greatest reward in my role as a Realtor® is the joy of helping people achieve goals and dreams. And sometimes you get great feedback from clients. Here, for example, are a couple samples from recent buyer clients: We loved working with Christian! For a first-time homebuyer, it was so ...

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How a Change in Mortgage Rate Impacts Your Homebuying Budget

Mortgage rates are on the rise this year, but they’re still incredibly low compared to the historic average. However, anytime there’s a change in the mortgage rate, it affects what you can afford to borrow when you’re buying a home. As Sam Khater, Chief Economist at Freddie Mac, shares: “Since January, mortgage rates have increased half a ...

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Will Low Mortgage Rates Continue through 2021?

News on the mortgage front…. With mortgage interest rates hitting record lows so many times recently, some are wondering if we’ll see low rates continue throughout 2021, or if they’ll start to rise. Recently, Freddie Mac released their quarterly forecast, noting: “The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage hit a record low over a dozen times in ...

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3 Best Practices for Home Buyers Right Now

It’s not much of a secret: finding and purchasing an ideal home is really, really tough right now. Clients of mine got a little discouraged recently when they missed out to seven other offers — one cash — on a home that went well above asking. What did I tell ...

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3 Reasons We’re Definitely Not in a Housing Bubble

Home values appreciated by about ten percent in 2020, and they’re forecast to appreciate by about five percent this year. This has some voicing concern that we may be in another housing bubble like the one we experienced a little over a decade ago. Here are three reasons why this ...

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