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Mortgage Scarcity

A lot of things are scarce now-a-days. While toilet paper scarcity is hopefully a thing of the past, housing inventory remains a real problem and mortgage credit availability, a measure of a lender’s willingness to issue mortgages, is near its lowest level since 2014, according to the MBA (Mortgage Banker’s

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Bully offers are not illegal but they are controversial and stressful for sellers. Real estate professionals can get themselves into trouble if they don’t handle them correctly.

Canadian real estate markets have generally cooled down during the last year, but there are always popular neighborhoods where bidding

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Buying or selling a house is more stressful than getting divorced, going bankrupt or getting fired, according to a survey of 2,000 adults by EstatesDirect.com. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by home buying with your loved one, you’re not alone. Figuring out how to merge your lifestyles, budgets and expectations

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Living closer to work is so desired many people would pay more for housing and make a lateral job move for find more affordable housing closer to work.

The Urban Land Institute’s “Lack of Affordable Housing Near Jobs” study revealed an acute awareness of the jobs/affordable housing

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The American Dream has been synonymous with home ownership for as long as most of us can remember. After three decades as a licensed real estate agent and investor, I have bought into that dream and sold that dream to others more times than I can recall. Spending money

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Buyers who rely on what they see and don’t ask their real estate professional key questions, often “see” less that the whole picture regarding suitability and value when touring a listing. PJ Wade shares Six Essential Questions for Seeing It All When Viewing Property.

When buyers attend

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Homes that are located in rural or semi-rural areas can be more difficult to find financing for when researching conventional loans. Homes in these areas by nature are somewhat isolated as well as remote. This is important as it relates to identifying comparable sales in the area. When lenders

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