Selling Your Home

April 16, 2021

What Are Some Effective Selling Strategies When It Comes to Selling Your House With Cash?

Selling your house to a group of fast closing house buyers will give you many advantages that you will surely enjoy especially as long as you get right money house selling business which will purchase your house for a price that suits you and give you the cash that you ...

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April 16, 2021

The Most Popular Landscaping Trends for 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic kept many people home for the majority of 2020. And while things are definitely looking up, many are still spending more time at home in 2021, which is driving an uptick in home renovations—including landscaping.

So, the question is—what are the trends homeowners are embracing to spruce ...

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April 9, 2021

3 Alt Credit-scoring Methods

New types of data to determine prospective buyers’ creditworthiness may increase homeownership opportunities for Black and Hispanic Americans. However, standards need to be developed for the use of such data—which come from sources outside traditional credit bureaus—to ensure equitable and responsible lending practices, experts said Thursday during a National Association ...

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April 9, 2021

97 Offers on One Listing?

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The buying frenzy continues as multiple offers become the norm and buyers offer thousands or tens of thousands above the asking price to try to get the home they want. In many cases, buyers also are increasingly waiving appraisals and even some inspections to ...

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April 9, 2021

Lenders Are Tightening Up on Mortgage Loans

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Beware: Your buyers could struggle to be approved for a home loan. As lenders tighten standards,  home loan approval is becoming more difficult, The Wall Street Journal reports.

The Mortgage Bankers Association reports that mortgage credit availability, which measures lenders’ willingness to approve mortgages ...

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March 16, 2021

Austin-area housing market stays hot, sets January records

Austin-area sales of single-family homes, townhomes and condos soared almost 24% in January,

Continuing the Austin-area housing market's hot streak, home sales and the median price paid for those homes set records for a January, according to new data from the Austin Board of Realtors.

Low mortgage interest rates, high demand and a shortage of homes continue to fuel the market and drive prices ...

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March 16, 2021

Pandemic Prompts Bigger Wish-Lists in Kitchens, Outdoor Spaces

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Pandemic Prompts Bigger Wish-Lists in Kitchens, Outdoor Spaces

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people use their homes. It’s leading to several homeowners taking on renovation projects so they can better enjoy their spaces, whether inside or out.

HomeLight, a real estate referral company, surveyed more ...

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March 16, 2021

What Does 2021 Have in Store for Home Values?

What Does 2021 Have in Store for Home Values? | MyKCM

 

According to the latest CoreLogic Home Price Insights Report, nationwide home values increased by 8.2% over the last twelve months. The dramatic rise was brought about as the inventory of homes for sale reached historic lows at the same time buyer demand was buoyed by record-low mortgage rates ...

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March 16, 2021

15 Ways to Freshen Up Your Exterior Entryway Right Now

From stoops to wrap around porches, there’s plenty of creative ways to add style to the entryway.

Showcase Your Style

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The exterior entryway says a lot about the home. It’s an opportunity to showcase personal style, display cleanliness and organization, and provide curb appeal. Whether the exterior consists of a ...

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March 12, 2021

Record-breaking housing demand fuels growing shift in area real estate market

Hippo Realty LLC broker Brooke Daniels said for the homes she is selling in Hutto, Round Rock and Cedar Park she is getting between 40-60 offers with a minimum of 10 offers even for rural homes. (Claire Ricke/Community Impact Newspaper)

 

Hippo Realty LLC broker Brooke Daniels said for the homes she is selling in Hutto, Round Rock and Cedar Park she is getting between 40-60 offers with a minimum of 10 offers even for rural homes. (Claire Ricke/Community Impact Newspaper)

A mounting spike in home values has sellers ...

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