One out of 20 Households – By, Jim Clifford

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 Millionaires don’t live where you think The top 10 states with the highest concentration of Millionaires are Maryland, New Jersey, Connecticut, Hawaii, Alaska, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Virginia, Delaware and California. All have over 6.6% of household millionaires. The study was conducted by Phoenix Marketing International. To be a millionaire household means having more than a million dollars in investments like …

Was It The Chicken or the Egg? By, Jim Clifford

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Many people think that selling a home is as simple as putting the “right price” and waiting for the buyer to write the offer. If it were that simple, then the real estate industry as we know it would have gone away a long time ago. You can obtain an online home value (see last month blog about online valuations), …

The Value of a Really Good Real Estate Agent – By, Rick Jusenius

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    The Value of a Really Good Real Estate Agent Where does one begin on this very large topic? From the consumers perspective they really have no idea about what makes a really good Real Estate Agent. I reflect back to the Horse and Buggy days when my career in Real Estate began when some attributes still hold true …

What Makes a House More Valuable? By Dan Hunt

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  Is it Location, Condition, immediate neighbors, upgrades, improvements?  The short answer is: all of the above! Ask yourself these questions: Location:  Is the home in a “safe” (a relative term) neighborhood?  Are the neighboring homes in good condition?  Is there an “active” HOA keeping the home values up by maintaining set standards for all?  Close to schools and services, …

Is Your Home Value Secure? By Jim Clifford

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Is Your Home Value Secure?   As a person that believes in home ownership, not only for my own place to live but also as a property owner of rental homes the long-term value of homes is very important to me. That is why when Fannie Mae put out a report titled “The Coming Exodus of Older Homeowners” http://www.fanniemae.com/portal/research-insights/perspectives/older-homeowner-exodus-myers-simmons-071118.html      I …