Basically, a home’s worth is determined by its market value. How is “market value” determined? Most often, it’s figured by a comparison (“comp”) with homes similar to yours in the surrounding area. So, if the homes in your neighborhood average, say, $250,000, then it’s likely that the value of your property will fall in the same…

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Know the “why” behind your move   Clients need to understand the “Why” as to what is their motivation behind the transition and move for their family.  A  client’s motivation an important role in the process.  Motivation can affect everything from setting a price,  to deciding how much time and money you’ll invest to getting…

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“Frank, I had my home on the market now for 3 months and nothing happened …” “Why my home didn’t Sell!” I get asked these questions at least one a week. When a home does not sell, Sellers’s can be very frustrated, disappointed and maybe even very upset with the real estate community and the…

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  The short answer is “contingencies.”   In simple terms, a contingency in a real estate contract means that the buyer or the seller has to do something in order for the contract to move forward. If you a buyer or seller and are part of a real estate contract, you absolutely need to understand the…

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Some Highlights:

With interest rates still around 4.5%, now is a great time to look back at where rates have been over the last 40 years.
Rates are projected to climb to 5.0% by this time next year according to Freddie Mac.
The impact your interest…

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There is a lot of uncertainty regarding the real estate market heading into 2019. That uncertainty has raised concerns that we may be headed toward another housing crash like the one we experienced a decade ago. Here are four reasons why today’s market is much different: 1. There are fewer foreclosures now than there were […]

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