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New Loan Limits: What Home Buyers Need to Know December 2, 2021
New Loan Limits: What Home Buyers Need to Know

The big news in the mortgage industry is that we have new conforming and FHA loan limits for 2022! New Loan Limits for Conventional and FHA Loans Starting right away for conventional loans, the new limit across the United States is $647,200….

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Happy Thanksgiving! November 24, 2021
Happy Thanksgiving!

This week I simply want to wish everyone a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving.  Personally, I have a lot to be thankful for and that includes those of you who are dear friends and valued clients. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend and I…

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Slowing Appreciation Starting to Show Up in the Charts November 18, 2021
Slowing Appreciation Starting to Show Up in the Charts

Today, I want to revisit a chart that we looked at a few months ago. I’m bringing it up again because we’ve received new housing data in recent days, and it is still showing low inventory. What is Affecting Low Inventory? There…

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The 9th Wonder of the World November 10, 2021
The 9th Wonder of the World

Today’s topic is a bit of a stretch, but it’s something that I wholeheartedly believe! I often talk about “doing real estate right.” Here’s my correlation for today: The 8th and 9th Wonders of the World There are 7 man-made Wonders of…

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Zillow is Shutting Down Their iBuyer Program November 3, 2021
Zillow is Shutting Down Their iBuyer Program

There’s a big headline in the news: Zillow is shutting down their iBuyer program. It’s interesting to see how Zillow stepped in confidently – following the algorithms (their “Zestimates”), making blind offers on properties, sending someone to do a quick inspection, and…

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Home Appreciation is Slowing… That’s the Good News! October 27, 2021
Home Appreciation is Slowing… That’s the Good News!

A report came out yesterday: the FHFA Housing Price Index. The update was all over the media outlets, with lots of people talking about a possible housing crash. This report shows that housing appreciation is slowing down across the nation. My opinion…

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