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Monthly Archives: December 2015

    Building Family Wealth Over The Next 5 Years

    By Marco Manumbas | December 24, 2015

      As the economy continues to improve, more and more Americans are seeing their personal financial situations also improving. Instead of just getting by, many are now beginning to save and find other ways to build their net worth. One way to dramatically increase their family wealth is through the acquisition of real estate. For... Read More

    FSBO, List Again or OTM? A Seller’s Dilemma

    By Jennifer Carstensen | December 17, 2015

    At the end of December, in every region of the country, hundreds of homeowners have a tough decision to make. The ‘listing for sale agreement’ on their house is about to expire and they now must decide to either take their house off the market (OTM), For Sale by Owner (FSBO) or list it again with... Read More

    Selling Your House? 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t For Sale By Owner

    By Marco Manumbas | December 15, 2015

    In today’s market, with homes selling quickly and prices rising, some homeowners might consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers. Here are five of those reasons: 1.... Read More

    You Will Need to Sell Your Home Twice

    By Marco Manumbas | December 10, 2015

    A recent post on “The Home Story”, a site published by Fannie Mae, explained the difference between the price a seller may get for their home and the value an appraiser might assign the property. The Sales Price Of course, most sellers want to maximize the value they get for the house. However, the price they... Read More


    By Marco Manumbas | December 4, 2015

    If a new home purchase is in your future, or you’re currently under contract to purchase new home soon please read this! ‘Tis the season to spend, spend, spend. It’s hard sometimes not to get overwhelmed with the Holiday gift giving spirit. Shoppers around the country say they are planning to spend an average of... Read More

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