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Monthly Archives: May 2018

    Millennials Are Skipping Starter Homes For Their Dream Homes

    By Marco Manumbas | May 30, 2018

      A new trend has begun to emerge. With home prices skyrocketing in the starter home category, many first-time homebuyers are skipping the traditional starter homes and moving right into their dream homes. What’s a Starter Home? According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), simply put, a starter home is a one or two-bedroom home (sometimes even... Read More

    Access: An Important Factor In Getting Your House SOLD!

    By Marco Manumbas | May 15, 2018

      So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a real estate professional to help you through the entire process, and they have asked you what level of access you want to provide to your potential buyers. There are four elements to a quality listing. At the top of the list is Access, followed by Condition,... Read More

    Home Inspections: What To Expect

    By Marco Manumbas | May 8, 2018

    Home Inspections: What To Expect   So you made an offer, it was accepted, and now your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. Oftentimes, agents make your offer contingent on a clean home inspection. This contingency allows you to renegotiate the price you paid for the home, ask the sellers to... Read More

    What If I Wait Until Next Year To Buy A Home?

    By Marco Manumbas | May 7, 2018

    We recently shared that national home prices have increased by 6.7% year-over-year. Over that same time period, interest rates have remained historically low which has allowed many buyers to enter the market. As a seller, you will likely be most concerned about ‘short-term price’ – where home values are headed over the next six months. As a buyer, however,... Read More

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