Steve Lewey's Blog Posts

No Espere Para Vender Su Casa Los Compradores Estn Afuera Ahora

Los datos recién publicados por la Asociación nacional de Realtors (NAR por sus siglas en inglés) sugieren que ahora es un gran momento para vender su casa. El concepto de ‘la&

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Dont Wait To Sell Your House Buyers Are Out Now

Recently released data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) suggests that now is a great time to sell your home. The concept of ‘supply & demand’ reveals that the best

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NOT Owning Your Home Can Cost You A Lot Of Money

NOT Owning Your Home Can Cost You A Lot Of Money! Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of

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4 Reasons Spring Is A Great Time To Buy A Home

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting.Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have

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Competition Is Coming Are You Thinking Of Selling Your Home

The number of building permits issued for single-family homes is the best indicator of how many newly built homes will rise over the next few months. According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau

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4 Reasons To Sell This Spring

Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale which means that buyers are often competing with one another for the few listings that are available! Housing

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Is Now A Good Time To Rent

People often ask if now is a good time to buy a home, but nobody ever asks when it’s a good time to rent. Regardless, we want to make certain that everyone understands that today is NOT a good

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Latest NAR Data Shows Now Is A Great Time To Sell

We all realize that the best time to sell anything is when demand for that item is high, and the supply of that item is limited. Two major reports released by the National Association of

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80 Of Renters Believe Home Ownership Is A Part Of Their American Dream

According to the latest Aspiring Home Buyers Profile by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 82% of surveyed renters desire to own a home in the future, with 80% believing

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Top 5 Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Professional When Buying Or Selling

Whether you are buying or selling a home it can be quite the adventure, which is why you need an experienced real estate professional to guide you on the path to achieving your

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2 Ways To Get The Most Money From The Sale Of Your Home

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

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The 1 Reason To Sell Now Before Spring

The price of any item (including residential real estate) is determined by ‘supply and demand.’ If many people are looking to buy an item and the supply of that item is limited, the price of

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The Cost Of Waiting To Next Year To Buy

We recently shared that over the course of the last 12 months, home prices have appreciated by 7.0%. Over the same amount of time, interest rates have remained historically low which has

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First Step For Buyers In This Market

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where

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Home Prices Up From Last Year

According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, national home prices have appreciated by 7.0% from October 2016 to October 2017. This marks the second month in a row with a 7

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Why There Is So Much Paperwork Required To Get A Mortgage

Why is there so much paperwork mandated by the lenders for a mortgage loan application when buying a home today? It seems that they need to know everything about you and requires

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5 Reasons To Sell THIS Winter

Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this winter makes sense.1. Demand Is StrongThe latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows

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The Real Reason Home Prices Are Rising

There are many unsubstantiated theories as to why home values are continuing to increase. From those who are worried that lending standards are again becoming too lenient (data shows this is

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2 Charts That Show The Truth About Home Affordability

There is a lot of discussion about the current state of housing affordability for both first-time and move-up buyers, and much of the narrative is tarnished with a negative slant. However, the truth

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Low Interest Rates Have A High Impact On Your Purchasing Power

According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at 3.92%, which is still near record lows in

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The Cost Of NOT Owning Your Own Home

Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part of the American Dream for as long as

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Mortgage Interest Rates Are Going Up Should I Wait To Buy

Mortgage interest rates, as reported by Freddie Mac, have increased over the last several weeks. Freddie Mac, along with Fannie Mae, the Mortgage Bankers

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7 Reasons To List Your Home This Holiday Season

Every year at this time, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to put their homes on the market for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide

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5 Reasons Home Ownership Makes Cents

The American Dream of homeownership is alive and well. Recent reports show that the US homeownership rate has rebounded from recent lows and is headed in the right direction. The personal

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Low Inventory Causes Home Prices To Maintain Fast Growth

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their latest Quarterly Metro Home Price Report last week. The report revealed that severely lacking inventory across the

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