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Sweet Incentive for First-Time Homebuyers

Sweet Incentive for First-Time Homebuyers

If you’re looking to start your home search this fall, there’s a new pilot initiative that will sweeten the deal if you’re a first-time homebuyer. It’s the Homeowners Armed with Knowledge (HAWK) counseling program, which aims to provide FHA insurance discounts to...

6 Decisions to Make Before the Home Search

6 Decisions to Make Before the Home Search

In the market for a new home, but have no idea where to start? There are several decisions you should begin to make before you even start your home search. By asking yourself the right questions, you can quickly pinpoint what you want – and can afford – in your next...

Tips for Improving Your Credit Score

Tips for Improving Your Credit Score

Looking to buy a home soon? If so, you'll want to start saving for a down payment – and thinking about getting pre-approved for a home loan. But before you do, it's worth checking your credit score to see whether you need to bring it up to increase your chances of...

Listing Photos: What to Look for When Shopping

Listing Photos: What to Look for When Shopping

These days, very little is left to the imagination when it comes to browsing homes for sale online. With virtual tours, professional photos and mapped locations, it's easy to see what you might be getting – before you ever set foot in a potential purchase. Technology...

Ways to Help Kids Adapt to a Move

Ways to Help Kids Adapt to a Move

We all know that moving can be stressful. Add to that the confusion and anxiety that a child may feel at leaving their familiar little world, and all of a sudden moving into that new place can be downright traumatic. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here’s a list...

5 THINGS TO WATCH IN HOUSING IN 2014

5 THINGS TO WATCH IN HOUSING IN 2014

It looks as though 2013, had two parts… At the beginning of the year, low housing inventory and interest rates promoted bidding wars. That in turn, escalated prices quickly. Then, mid year the bidding wars slowed down due to raised interest rates. There are many...

Escalation Clause: A Helping Hand in Bidding Wars

Escalation Clause: A Helping Hand in Bidding Wars

Are homes for sale snapped up right and left in your targeted neighborhoods? That’s the case in some real estate markets today, and it often leads to that dreaded house hunting reality: bidding wars. If you’re considering buying a house in an area where bidding wars...

The Ups and Downs of Mortgage Rates

The Ups and Downs of Mortgage Rates

For the past few years, mortgage rates have reached – and remained at – historic lows. Between the low rates and federal stimulus incentives, millions of first-time buyers became homeowners and existing homeowners moved up. That was then. What’s going on now? Like the...

RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon Fun Facts…

RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon Fun Facts…

  It’s one of the most recognized corporate symbols on the planet, and understandably so. At seven stories tall, the RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon grabs attention wherever it flies. First introduced at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta in 1978, the balloon perfectly...

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