April 4, 2017
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3 Things Smart Sellers Don’t Do

March 14, 2017
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Sprucing Up Your Home For Spring Sales

February 13, 2017
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Love Your Home

Love is in the air, but is it in your home? After years in the same place, it can be easy to forget what attracted us to our home in the first place. It’s important to find the right home and then keep the love alive. Whether you are living in a new home, a charming old house, a comfortable condo, or an apartment, there are things you can do to bring back the love. First, look around. What feeling do you get when you look objectively at your home, inside and out? Are there old curtains that are wearing […]
February 9, 2017
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2017 Real Estate Market Predictions

April 21, 2015

Millennials Are Finally Buying Houses: Here’s Why

More young adults are ditching apartment living for homeownership. Many millennials have been driven to buy homes because of rising rents, Bloomberg reports. Young people are getting squeezed because the gap between rents and incomes is widening to an unsustainable level in many areas of the country, according to a study this month from the National Association of Realtors. In the past five years, the typical rent jumped 15 percent, while the income of renters increased by just 11 percent. “Rents keep going up,” said Joe Atkins, a self-employed real estate broker overseeing 12 agents in Dallas who lease and sell residences. […]