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How To Get The Most Money When Selling Your House

How To Get The Most Money When Selling Your House | Simplifying The Market

How To Get The Most Money When Selling Your House

Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward 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 highest price possible.

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Low Inventory Causes Home Prices to Accelerate

Low Inventory Causes Home Prices to Accelerate | Simplifying The Market

Low Inventory Causes Home Prices to Accelerate

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their latest Quarterly Metro Home Price report earlier this month. The report revealed that home...

Mortgage Rates Again at Historic Lows

Mortgage Rates Again at Historic Lows | Simplifying The Market

Mortgage Rates Again at Historic Lows

Just two weeks ago, we posted an article discussing where mortgage interest rates may be heading over the next twelve months. We quoted projections from Fannie MaeFreddie Mac, the Mortgage Bankers’ Association and the ...

Thinking of Buying A Home? What Are You Waiting For?

Thinking of Buying A Home? What Are You Waiting For? | Simplifying The Market

Thinking of Buying A Home? What Are You Waiting For?

Future Home Values: Where Do The Experts Think They Are Headed?

Future Home Values: Where Do The Experts Think They Are Headed? | Simplifying The Market

Future Home Values: Where Do The Experts Think They Are Headed?

Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey...

How To Create Real Family Wealth [INFOGRAPHIC]

How To Create Real Family Wealth [INFOGRAPHIC]

How To Create Real Family Wealth | Simplifying The Market

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Are the Kids Finally Moving Out?

Are the Kids Finally Moving Out? | Simplifying The Market

Are the Kids Finally Moving Out?

During the recession, many young adults graduating from college were forced to move back in with their parents. This caused new household formations to drop...

Homeownership Finally Makes Political Debate

Homeownership Finally Makes Political Debate | Simplifying The Market

Homeownership Finally Makes Political Debate

This is not a political post!

Finally, the issue of homeownership has become a platform talking point in this year’s presidential debate. Yesterday, one of the candidates running for President spoke out about the importance of homeownership in America.

Hillary Clinton ...

Play Chess… Not Checkers

Play Chess… Not Checkers | Simplifying The Market

Play Chess… Not Checkers

Checkers is a simple game with a simple objective; eliminate the other player’s pieces. Even the process of doing so is simple, jump the other player’s pieces and start a collection. There is very little thought as to a defensive strategy and it is often more reactive than strategic.

Even though the objective of Chess is simply laid out — obtain the other player’s King — the process in which to obtain this goal is much more strategic. Chess requires a greater understanding...

How Do You Know If You’ve Found Your ‘Perfect Match’? [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Do You Know If You’ve Found Your ‘Perfect Match’? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Final 2015 Housing Numbers Now In

Final 2015 Housing Numbers Now In | Simplifying The Market

Final 2015 Housing Numbers Now In

Many have questioned the stability of certain sectors of the U.S. Economy, one section in particular is the housing market. Today we would like to share how the experts feel about how we ended 2015 and where they think we are headed in 2016.

How did we do in 2015?

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Do You Know How Much Equity You Have In Your Home? You May Be Surprised!

Do You Know How Much Equity You Have In Your Home? You May Be Surprised! | Simplifying The Market

Do You Know How Much Equity You Have In Your Home? You May Be Surprised!

CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 256,000 properties regained equity in the third quarter of 2015. This is great news for the country, as 92% of all mortgaged properties are now in a positive...

What You Don’t Need To Hear From Your Listing Agent

What You Don’t Need To Hear From Your Listing Agent | Simplifying The Market

What You Don’t Need To Hear From Your Listing Agent

You’ve decided to sell your house. You begin to interview potential real estate agents to help you through the process. You need someone you trust enough to:

  1. Set the market value on possibly the largest asset your family owns (your home)
  2. Set the time schedule for the successful liquidation of that asset
  3. Set the fee for the services required to liquidate that asset

An agent must be...

Homes Selling Quickly Across The Country

Homes Selling Quickly Across The Country | Simplifying The Market

Homes Selling Quickly Across The Country

According to the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) Existing Home Sales Report, homes were on market for an average of 58 days in December. This was slightly longer than the 54 days in November, but still better than the 66 days experienced in December 2014. ...

Will Appraisals Continue to be a Challenge in 2016?

Will Appraisals Continue to be a Challenge in 2016? | Simplifying The Market

Will Appraisals Continue to be a Challenge in 2016?

First American Title issues a quarterly report, the Real Estate Sentiment Index (RESI),...

No Matter Which Groundhog You Listen To, You Should Sell Before Spring!

No Matter Which Groundhog You Listen to, You Should Sell Before Spring! | Simplifying The Market

No Matter Which Groundhog You Listen To, You Should Sell Before Spring!

Is spring closer than we think? Depending on which Groundhog you witnessed today, you may have less time than you think to get your home on the market before the busy spring season.

Many sellers feel that the spring is the best time to place their home on the market as buyer demand traditionally increases at that time of year. However, the next six weeks before spring hits also have their own advantages.

Here are five...

Harvard: Why Owning A Home Makes Sense Financially

Harvard: Why Owning A Home Makes Sense Financially | Simplifying The Market

Harvard: Why Owning A Home Makes Sense Financially

We have reported many times that the American Dream of homeownership is alive and well. The personal reasons...