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It’s Fed Day! Also, Next Week: Best Week of the Year to Purchase a House September 22, 2022
It’s Fed Day! Also, Next Week: Best Week of the Year to Purchase a House

Today is Fed Day: as expected the Fed increased rates by three-quarters of a percent. The mortgage/bonds market is having a muted response. So far there isn’t too much movement. If you’ve been watching the trends, it’s been an ugly ride for…

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Investment Property is All About the Numbers September 15, 2022
Investment Property is All About the Numbers

Today, we’re continuing with the topic of investment properties. It continues to be a relevant topic, especially with the things that are currently happening with other types of investments. A few days ago, the stock market lost over 1000 points, which made…

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Real Estate Investors and 1031 Exchanges September 8, 2022
Real Estate Investors and 1031 Exchanges

I’m seeing a bunch of investor activity over the last few months, and it’s worth pointing out. Investors are looking at their current rental properties, and they are seeing that maybe they have hit the peak for now. So they are taking…

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Count Rent from ADU to Qualify August 31, 2022
Count Rent from ADU to Qualify

Let’s talk about how you can use rent from ADUs to qualify as a buyer. When you are qualifying for a mortgage, it’s smart to utilize all of the income sources that are available. What is an ADU? An Accessory Dwelling Unit…

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Housing Data Surprisingly Strong Considering the Run in Interest Rates August 25, 2022
Housing Data Surprisingly Strong Considering the Run in Interest Rates

It’s no surprise that real estate volumes are slowing down, and there are less buyers in the market. Recent housing data is showing that existing homes sales are down by almost 30%. What’s interesting is that some of the price appreciation numbers…

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Are Home Buyers Finally Getting Their Chance to Negotiate? August 18, 2022
Are Home Buyers Finally Getting Their Chance to Negotiate?

We’ve been talking about the real estate market a lot lately, and we are seeing the market shift quite a bit right now. There is significantly more inventory in areas, which is giving the opportunity for buyers. Finally! Is It Finally a…

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