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Which is Better – Buying an Old Home vs Buying a New Home

Which is Better – Buying an Old Home vs Buying a New Home

It’s a big decision to choose a home for your family. Will you be better off building a home (buying new), or choosing an existing home in an existing neighborhood? Every family is different, which is why there isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer…

You Know You Want to Talk About HOA and Mello Roos

You Know You Want to Talk About HOA and Mello Roos

When you are buying a house, especially in today’s environment, you have to look at all the different things that are costing you money on a monthly basis. Homeowner’s Association dues and special assessments (Mello Roos) can be two of the main…

Is the Real Estate Market Going to Crash?

Is the Real Estate Market Going to Crash?

With real estate prices at an all-time high, many people are wondering if the end is in sight. Are these current trends sustainable? Will the market crash? It feels like 2008 all over again, which has homeowners wondering if we’ve reached the…

How Much Does Inventory Affect the Real Estate Market?

How Much Does Inventory Affect the Real Estate Market?

It’s normal and expected for real estate inventory to go up and down over the years, and these fluctuations impact home prices and availability. It all comes down to supply and demand: if home inventory is low, then competition goes up and…

Are You Renting A Home? You Need To Watch This!

Are You Renting A Home? You Need To Watch This!

In this video, I talk about why owning a house is much more stable than renting a house. There are undeniable pitfalls of renting that every family needs to consider. On the surface, rents have always seemed to be a little less…

Why Real Estate is One of the Best Investments

Why Real Estate is One of the Best Investments

A lot of people are talking about investing in cryptocurrencies. If you think that’s a good investment, maybe we should circle back to real estate. I’m going to explain to you why. I want to help you see why real estate is…

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Paying Off Your Home – The Importance of Amortization
Paying Off Your Home – The Importance of Amortization

Every time you make a mortgage payment, a portion is paid to the principal of the loan and the rest goes toward interest costs. Amortization can be used in your favor to help you pay down this loan, eventually leading you to…

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Appraisals: What to Do in a Hot Market
Appraisals: What to Do in a Hot Market

One of the byproducts of a hot market is that appraisal prices tend to come in low. When an appraiser finalizes the numbers for a home, they find it challenging to justify the higher prices. Home Prices in a Strong Market It’s…

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June Update in the Real Estate Market
June Update in the Real Estate Market

As you can see in the video, I’m still shooting these updates by myself. Even though I don’t have a pro camera team, I want to share some communication with you to let you know that things are still moving in the…

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Using Zoom in Other Ways
Using Zoom in Other Ways

In today’s video, I wanted to share a little bit of a different message – to show you some of the things that we are doing with Zoom. I know a lot of you are using Zoom for personal and business meetings,…

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Real Estate Updates: Inventory During COVID-19
Real Estate Updates: Inventory During COVID-19

I’m sharing a bi-monthly update to help you know about the things that are happening in the real estate industry during these uncertain times. Many people are curious about how the real estate market is affected by COVID-19, so I’m working hard…

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