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Change is Inevitable – How to Keep Up

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Communication In the past decade the real estate sales industry has had many new and innovative marketing products and faster communication systems introduced. Some of these have permanently changed the way people sell or buy real estate. Now Coronavirus is forcing not only the Real Estate Industry but our whole society to alter the way we live and work every …

Making the Search for Storage Quick and Painless!

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StorageUnits.com is an up-and-coming startup that aims to help people all over the United States find the best, most convenient storage options in their communities. Our website is designed to allow consumers to quickly find and compare storage unit companies that meet their needs, whether they are looking for traditional self-storage or a full-service storage and moving solution. Click here …

VA Loans – The Best VA Loans of 2019 By U.S. News & World Report

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Qualify for a VA loan with no down payment and lower credit score requirements than other loans. Since 1944, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has helped service members, veterans and their families become homeowners with the VA loan program. If you are eligible for a VA loan, you could receive several benefits by using this program instead of a …

Why Buying and Selling this Holiday Season is a Good Idea – By, Rick Jusenius

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Serious Year End Goals Buyers and Sellers during the Holidays are typically serious about their real estate plans. They have placed an emphasis on getting Real Estate closed prior to the New Year. As a buyer, this means your typical seller is motivated especially if their home comes new to the market during the Holidays. This is a seller who …

Home Equity Loans – The Best Home Equity Lenders of 2019 By U.S. News & World Report

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See how to qualify for the best home equity loan and access your home’s equity for home improvements or major purchases. One of the benefits of home ownership is building equity. Your home equity is how much your property is worth compared with how much you owe on any mortgage for it. Your home’s equity can be a valuable asset …

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Is the Real Estate World Sky Falling Down? By, Jim Clifford

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Changes Regarding Real Estate Commissions If you ask some real estate brokers, they might tell you yes. Some brokers might think you’re crazy asking because the market is so busy and not have paid attention to changes that have just taken place. So, what am I talking about? Starting October 1st real estate companies can (and most will) put on …

Affordability and Spending, By Jim Clifford

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Affordability of Buying a Home increased!? Trying not to get into the political aspect of this, but even with housing prices rising, affordability of buying a home has increased according to Black-knight. To see the article click here: Black-Knight Article The blue line is affordability and the dotted line is interest rates, this doesn’t show an increase in average household …

Everything New is New for the First Time

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Changes in Real Estate. A Twist on the Old? Was the saying “Everything old is new again”? I think so, but frankly, a lot of what is new in the real estate industry is not just a twist on old ideas. In the 1980’s ERA Real Estate Franchise advertised “If we can’t sell your home, we will buy it”.  Changes …

High quality 3d render of miniature houses on a blue graph paper. Housing market concept. Miniature houses are lit by the upper left corner of composition. A red arrow in the composition is symbolizing a sharp increase in sales. Vertical composition with copy space. Great use for real estate and mortgage related concepts.

What’s Going On With The Shortage of “Affordable Homes” in Pierce County?

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Driving Up Home Prices What’s Going On With The Shortage of “Affordable Homes” in Pierce County? I would call this a spillover effect. Home prices in the greater Seattle/Bellevue area have risen so dramatically these last few years, there isn’t much left to be deemed affordable in those markets. After spending time in traffic congestion most have us have placed …