Joanne Mills's Blog Posts

What Does The Future Hold For Home Prices

What Does the Future Hold for Home Prices?Home prices are at the top of everyone’s minds. Can they maintain their current pace of appreciation? Will rising mortgage rates negatively impact home

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Buying Is Now Cheaper Than Renting

Buying Is Now 26.3% Cheaper Than Renting in the USThe results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that homeownership remains cheaper than renting, with a

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Thinking About Selling Your Home This Fall

Thinking of selling your home?  Before you put your home on the market, you are invited to join us for our complimentary Workshop. You will receive valuable information, tips,

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Are You Thinking Of Selling Your Home Soon

It’s difficult to know when is the best time to sell, or how to get the most money for your house, but you don’t need to go through the process alone.You may be wondering if prices are projected

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Are You Thinking About Selling Your House Soon

It’s difficult to know when is the best time to sell, or how to get the most money for your house, but you don’t need to go through the process alone.You may be wondering if prices are projected

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What Impact Will The New Tax Code Have On Home Values

Every month, CoreLogic releases its Home Price Insights Report. In that report, they forecast where they believe residential real estate prices will be in twelve months.Below is

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Home Prices Up

Some Highlights:The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest Quarterly Home Price Index report.In the report, home prices are compared both

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Best Bet Home Improvements

If you're looking to improve the appearance of your home for resale, or you just want an updated look for your own enjoyment, there are a few things you must consider before beginning any costly

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Buyers Market Helps Premium Home Sales Soar

We previously reported how a shortage of inventory in the starter and trade-up home markets is driving prices up and causing bidding wars, creating a true seller’s market. At the same

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75 Percent Of Homeowners Think Now Is A Good Time To Sell

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released the findings of their Q2 Homeownership Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) Survey. The report covers core topics

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Mortgage Interest Rates Reverse Course In 2017

To start the year, housing experts all agreed on one thing: 2017 was going to be the year we would see mortgage interest rates begin to rise. After years of historically low rates, and an improving

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69 Percent Of Buyers Are Wrong About Down Payments Needed

According to a recent survey conducted by Genworth Financial Inc. at the Annual Mortgage Bankers’ Association Secondary Market Conference, mortgage professionals say that

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Hows The Real Estate Market Find Out What The Experts Are Saying

As we head into summer, it is a great time to review how the 2017 real estate market is doing so far. Here is what the experts are saying:Doug Duncan, Fannie Mae Chief Economist “Positive

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What Would You Sacrifice To Save For Your Next Home

Some Highlights: 95% of first-time homebuyers are willing to sacrifice to make homeownership a reality. The top item that buyers sacrifice is new clothes, at 54%. Even repeat or experienced

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If Your Home Has Not Sold Yet Definitely Check The Price

The residential housing market has been hot. Home sales have bounced back solidly and are now at their fourth highest pace over the past year. Demand has remained strong ­throughout

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How To Get The Most Money When Selling Your Home

Every homeowner wants to make sure they get the best price when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensuring you get the

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4 Tips For Effectively Making An Offer

So, you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call a ‘home,’ and you finally found one! The price is right, and in such a competitive market, you want to make sure that you make a good

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1 Reason To List Your House For Sale NOW

If you are debating listing your house for sale this year, here is the #1 reason not to wait!Buyer Demand Continues to Outpace the Supply of Homes for Sale The National Association of

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Can Your Real Estate Agent Answer These Important Questions

Whether you are selling or buying a home, the real estate agent you hire is critical to guaranteeing your family makes the right decision. Most agents can walk you through the process and explain

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