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Today’s Foreclosure Numbers: What’s the Truth?
You’ve likely seen headlines about the number of foreclosures climbing in today’s housing market. That may leave you with a few questions, especially if you’re thinking about buying a house. Understanding what today’s foreclosure numbers really mean is mission-critical if you want to know the truth about what’s happening today. According to a recent […]
1 month ago
How To Make Your Dream of Homeownership a Reality
You may be closer than you think to making your dream of homeownership a reality. According to a recent Harris Poll survey, 8 in 10 Americans say buying a home is a priority, and 28 million Americans actually plan to buy within the next 12 months. Homeownership provides many financial and non-financial benefits, so that interest is […]
3 months ago
What do lower mortgage rates mean for buyers?
Lower Mortgage Rates Are Bringing Buyers Back to the Market As mortgage rates rose last year, activity in the housing market slowed down. And as a result, homes started seeing fewer offers and stayed on the market longer. That meant some homeowners decided to press pause on selling. Now, however, rates are beginning to come […]
4 months ago
How Much Do You Need to Save for a Down Payment?
Wondering How Much You Need To Save for a Down Payment? If you’re getting ready to buy your first home, you’re likely focused on saving up for everything that purchase involves. You may be wondering how much you need to save for a down payment. But don’t let a common misconception make the process harder […]
5 months ago
Planning to Retire Soon?
If you are planning to retire soon it could be time for you to consider making a move. If you’re thinking about retirement or have already retired this year, you may be planning your next steps. One of your goals could be selling your Richmond-area house and finding a home that more closely fits your needs. Fortunately, you […]
6 months ago
Should You Update Your House Before You Sell?
Before you update your house for listing, call us for our professional advice. Some Highlights You may be wondering what needs to be renovated before you sell your house. In today’s shifting market, making your house appealing is more important than ever. That’s why it’s essential to lean on a real estate professional who has in-depth knowledge of […]
7 months ago
3 Reasons to Sell Before the Holidays
Why you may want to sell before the holidays. As you look ahead to the winter season, you’re likely making plans and thinking about what you want to achieve before the year ends. One of those key decision points could be whether or not you want to move this year. If the location or size […]
7 months ago
Four Things That Help Determine Your Mortgage Rate
Are you considering buying a home in the Richmond area? Whether you are relocating to Richmond, looking to upsize or downsize from your current Richmond home, or thinking about hanging up your “renter” hat to finally become a Richmond home buyer, you will most likely need to consider interest rates and monthly payments. Here are […]
8 months ago
Why Buying a Richmond Home May Make More Sense Than Renting
If you are renting or thinking of renting a home or apartment in Richmond, VA, you need to read this. In the last year alone, Richmond area rents rose a whopping 36% on average. That’s the 8th highest of all markets in the country. Here’s why buying a Richmond home could be a sound financial […]
8 months ago
The True Strength of Homeowners Today
The main benefit of buying a home in Richmond is that our housing market is strong and building home equity is one of the best ways to build wealth. Richmond homeowners are wondering what’s going on with the Real Estate market and how home values will hold up with the recent shift. The article below […]
8 months ago