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Selecting a Color and Time for Your Exterior Paint Refresh. By, Rick Jusenius

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When you’re in the mood is always a good time for a fresh exterior paint job. Fortunately, we have wonderful paint choices today and with an oil-based product, it can be applied in not so favorable weather conditions. Water-based products work great in the summer, just be sure the product is not applied during the extreme heat of the day. …

Grow Your Down Payment With HomeFundIt

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Grow your down payment with HomeFundIt. Crowdfund to raise funds, shop with UpIt to get funds pledged, or do both! Start Crowdfunding Share your story online. Family, friends, and strangers can give to support you in becoming a homeowner Participating Stores Shop at participating retailers and a percentage of your purchase goes toward HomeFundIt campaigns. No transaction fees, almost anyone …

Real Estate Outlook for 2019! By, Rick Jusenius

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 Could this possibly be the right time to invest in Real Estate? Let’s look where we’ve been and how that relates to now. The last few years we have seen a dramatic rise in prices as part of a recovery from the big crash. Up until recently we have been experiencing a shortage of available inventory. The market is …

Buying and Selling a Home in 2019, More or Less Challenging? By, Dan Hunt

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Simply put, we are seeing pressures on today’s housing market that we have not seen in quite some time. Such as a rise in interest rates. According to Forbes: “Despite steady climbing for the past two years, mortgage rates remain lower than they were during most of the recession and below average for the type of strong economic growth we’ve …

What Will Be Different in 2019 Washington Real Estate – By, Jim Clifford

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 What Will Be Different in 2019 Washington Real Estate – By, Jim Clifford Because I have been in the business for many years and seen both up and down economies it is easy to draw on that experience to see trends. Some things change some things stay constant. At the start of 2018 there were 28045 sales associates in …

Advantages of Renting a Home During the Holiday Season. By, Dan Hunt

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Take advantage of less moving activity during the Holidays It’s the holiday season again, and why is this a good time to find a rental?  Most folks are settling down for a long winter’s nap.  But life sometimes interrupts our plans and living arrangements may need to change (sometimes quickly).  The time of year could be an advantage for those …

Thinking of Selling Your Home Prior to Spring? By, Rick Jusenius

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Something can certainly said about cozy. During those fall and winter months this gives us all an opportunity to really cozy up our nests. This is something that is more difficult to achieve during those blazing summer months. Think about a crackling fire along with that simmering pot roast and one can begin to create the picture. If considering a …

Considering Selling Your Home Before Spring? By, Jim Clifford

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In today’s world, business and life goes on all year round. Just because we are entering the time of year when our daylight is more limited, it does not mean you should wait to sell your home. As interest rates continue to rise over the next six months, waiting could cost you a lot of money. The Federal Reserve has …

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 …