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The 3 Factors That Affect Home Affordability

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The 3 Factors That Affect Home Affordability If you’ve been following the housing market over the last couple of years, you’ve likely heard about growing affordability challenges. But according to experts, the key factors that determine housing affordability are projected to improve this year. Selma Hepp, Executive, Deputy Chief Economist
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Think Twice Before Waiting for 3% Mortgage Rates

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Think Twice Before Waiting for 3% Mortgage Rates Last year, the Federal Reserve took action to try to bring down inflation. In response to those efforts, mortgage rates jumped up rapidly from the record lows we saw in 2021, peaking at just over 7% last October. Hopeful buyers experienced a
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What Experts Are Saying About the 2023 Housing Market

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What Experts Are Saying About the 2023 Housing Market If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home soon, you probably want to know what you can expect from the housing market this year. In 2022, the market underwent a major shift as economic uncertainty and higher mortgage rates reduced
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Wondering How Much You Need To Save for a Down Payment?

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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. One cost that’s likely top of mind is your down payment. But don’t let a common misconception about how
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Why should you work with an Accredited Buyer’s Representative when you’re looking to buy your home?

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Why should you work with an Accredited Buyer’s Representative when you’re looking to buy your home? With all the choices in today’s market, how do you go about finding the right home? It seems the more research you do, the more options you discover.  It’s important to visualize your needs
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The Ins-and-Outs of Home Inspections

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The Ins-and-Outs of Home Inspections Home Inspections are crucial for real estate transactions. Home buying is stressful as with any large investment.  No house is perfect. There will always be items to fix. Maintenance with all homes is never ending.  Setting expectations with all parties is key for the inspector
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What’s Going on with Huntington Beach Home Prices? Ask a Professional.

Categories: General News and Real Estate News.

If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home this year, you may have questions about what’s happening with home prices today as the market cools. In the simplest sense, nationally, experts don’t expect prices to come crashing down, but the level of home price moderation will depend on factors like supply and demand in each
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