Richard Eimers's Blog Posts

Existing-home sales begin seasonal bounce back

Existing-home sales were up 11.8% over January, and the median sale price only increased 3.6%, according to NARExisting-home sales climbed 11.8 percent from January to a seasonally adjusted annual

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Is Your House Priced To Sell Now?

In today’s real estate market, with more houses coming to market every day and eager buyers searching for their dream home, setting the right price for your house is one of the most important

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Homeownership A Cornerstone Of The American Dream

The rumors of my death are greatly exaggerated.”The famous quote attributed to Mark Twain can apply to homeownership in the United States today. During the housing bubble of the last decade,

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Reasons to Buy a Home in the Spring

Spring has sprung, and it’s a great time to buy a home! Here are four reasons to consider buying today instead of waiting.1. Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic’s latest U.S. Home

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EXp World Holdings revenue soars 212%

The virtual brokerage's revenue grew to $150.4M in the final months of 2018, up from $48.2M the year before, according to Q4 2018 earnings report.Revenue at eXp World Holdings, parent company of

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Here Is How To Increase Your Family’s Wealth!

Everyone should realize that unless you are living somewhere rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. Buying your own home provides you with a

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The Reason Why an Economic Slowdown Will NOT Crush Real Estate this Time

Last week, the National Association for Business Economics released their February 2019 Economic Policy Survey. The survey revealed that a majority of the panel believe an economic slowdown is in

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This Should Be Your 1st Step when buying a house this year!

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

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The Year's Top 6 Kitchen Design Trends Will Make Your Mouth Water

For years, our kitchens have been dominated by bland, white-on-white palettes, granite countertops, and stainless-steel appliances. "Neutral" has been the reigning buzzword.But are you growing weary

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Realogy stock craters to all-time low after missing guidance

Shares of the country's largest real estate company are down over 19% as of 1:30 p.m. EST on TuesdayAfter reporting less than expected revenue and missing its earnings per share guidance, shares for

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5 reasons we jumped the KW ship for eXp

The Ellis Team was with KW for nearly 2 years and RE/MAX for nearly 18 before that. Now they are betting against franchises for their group — here’s why.John Pohly wrote this article in

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The Benefits of Becoming a Homeowner

Every family has a list of important dates. We celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, pet adoptions…and the list goes on. For 64.4 percent of households in the United States, this list includes

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Normal Market is Just What We Need

The housing market has been hot for a while now. Homes have been flying off the shelves as fast as they have been listed. Buyers have been competing in bidding wars just to find a home to buy, let

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Why Seniors Are Taking the Heat for the Housing Shortage

Seniors choosing to age in place—staying put in their current homes—are creating a barrier to young adults buying their first homes, according to Freddie Mac’s February Insight.

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Why 2019 Is Being Called the Best Time to Buy a Luxury Vacation Home

“We are seeing sales up in the resort areas, including Hawaii and Vail,” Stephanie Anton, president of Luxury Portfolio International, told forbes.com. She notes that sales and prices in

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Better Perspective on Affordability

Headlines spotlight the fact that buying a home is less affordable today than it was at any other time in more than a decade. Those headlines are accurate.Understandably, buying a home is more

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3 Must-Do's Before Listing Your House for Sale

When it comes to first impressions, the little things make all the difference.Planning to sell your house this year? Now’s the perfect time to prep it for listing!Set aside a couple of

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US home sales plummeted 6.4 percent in December

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales cratered in December, causing price growth to slip to the lowest level in more than six years as the housing sector ended 2018 on a decidedly weak note.The

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2019 Real Estate Forecast: What Home Buyers, Sellers And Investors Can Expect

There’s no doubt about it: the 2018 housing market has seen its ups and downs.The year started with sky-high home prices, historically low mortgage rates and a definitive upper hand for.

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Why Now Is A good Time To Buy A Vacation Property!

Every year around this time, many homeowners begin the process of preparing their homes in case of extreme winter weather. Some others skip winter all together by escaping to their vacation homes in

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11 Reasons Why Your Home Isn’t Selling

When you first put your house on the market, you might be hopeful for a quick sale—especially if you've put a lot of money into improving the house over the years and if the neighborhood

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YEAR IN REVIEW: Walton experienced big economic expansion

Walton County saw economic development expansions across the county in 2018, including in the more rural north end.Bill Imfeld, executive director of the Walton County Economic Development Alliance,

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Christmas Light Safety Tips: Did You Deck Your Halls the Right Way?

These Christmas light safety tips will help you get in the holiday spirit and reduce your risk of fire or electric shock injuries. There's nothing like a twinkling strand of Christmas lights to

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7 Important Repairs to Make Before Selling A House

As a smart seller, you’ll want your home in tip-top shape — but you don’t want to eat into your profits by overspending on home improvements. You won’t be around to enjoy

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Why Buy A Home This Winter? 4 Reasons!

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting.1. Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insight report revealed that home

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The Everything Guide to Buying Your First Home

So you’re thinking about buying your first home. Your very own house (and mortgage). A place to call — and make — your own.It’s a big move, literally and figuratively. Buying

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Save the Wine for Yourself: 8 Affordable Hostess Gifts That Your Friends Will *Actually* Use

Holiday lights fall firmly into two camps. In one, you have the tasteful Martha Stewart fans, Goop-ers, and those who steadfastly believe less is more. And in the other? Those who

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NAR: Keep Rental Deduction Simple

October 19, 2018Rental Properties, Taxes, Tax ReformBy: Evan Liddiard“The new deduction for qualified business income included in last year’s tax reform act should be simplified and

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Hurricane Michael will transform real estate market

PANAMA CITY — One after the other, the Facebook messages poured in.“Two adults and two kids looking! No pets. Under $1200 month for everything;” “3 bedroom 2 bath needed. We

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Three new headaches for homeowner associations

By Benny L. KassOctober 26What do drones, copyrights and mold have in common?According to USI Insurance Services, a national insurer with more than 50 offices throughout the country, these are some

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Increase in Inventory Bullish or Bearish Sign?

In a recent article, National Housing Inventory Crisis Reaches Inflection Point, realtor.com reported that:New listings jumped 8% year-over-year nationally, the largest increase since 2013Total

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Why Home Buyers Need to Hurry

October 24, 2018While there have been signs recently that the market may be shifting toward the favor of home buyers, prices are still on the rise in many areas around the country. The median

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How to Get a Mortgage Without Financially Freaking Out

Wondering how to get a mortgage, but scared to death you'll mess things up? To be sure, buying a house is exciting, but there's a fine line between excitement and pure, unadulterated fear.This

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Are you spending too much rent

Chances are if you are renting you are spending too much of your income on your monthly housing expense. There is a long-standing ‘rule’ that a household should not pay more than 28% of

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Thinking of Selling Your Home? Here’s Why You Need A Professional in Your Corner

With home prices on the rise and buyer demand still strong, some sellers may be tempted to try and sell their homes on their own without using the services of a real estate professional.Real estate

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How to Buy a House for $10,000 Upfront (or Less!)

Pssst ... wanna know how to buy a house for just $10,000 upfront, max? No, this isn't a scam, or a ploy to lure you into purchasing some rickety shack in the middle of nowhere. We're talking about a

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Homeowners Say They’re Finally Ready to Sell

Seventy-seven percent of consumers say they believe now is a good time to sell a house—a record high. That's according to new findings from the National Association of REALTORS®’

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Baby Boomers are Downsizing, Are You Ready to Move now?

For a while now baby boomers have been blamed for a portion of the housing market’s current lack of housing inventory, but should they really be getting the blame?Here’s what some of the

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Homeowners Reveal Their Top Nonnegotiable Amenities

September 24, 2018Home shoppers are unwilling to negotiate on certain amenities, and prime among them are central air conditioning and a private patio or backyard, according to a new survey of more

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Rising Mortgage Costs Remain Below 2006-07 Peak

September 24, 2018With home prices mostly holding to an upward trend, more owners are facing rising mortgage costs. But even so, homeowners are still paying less in mortgage payments than they did

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5 Signs You’re Ready to Buy a Vacation Home

By the Experts at HippoYou've just returned from a trip to the beach. You ask yourself: Why should I continue to pay rental fees when I could own a vacation home and rent it out? Unless you're

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Real Estate Community Focuses on Disaster Preparedness

September 6, 2018Natural disasters such as floods, fires, hurricanes, and mudslides pose threats to more communities than ever before, and the real estate community is keeping an eye on how this

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Country music star Luke Bryan and his family build a four-story Florida beach house lovingly dubbed “snowman”

Snowmen may be an anomaly on the beaches of Florida, but we know of at least one. Perched on a powdery stretch of sand in Santa Rosa stands country music superstar Luke Bryan and wife Caroline&rsquo

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Robots Can't Replace REALTORS®

Every day, there’s a new threat to the way real estate professionals do business. There’s always a startup looking to rope in a chunk of the homebuying market by promising to undercut

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Inventory Drought Pushes New-Home Sales to 9-Month Low

The shortage of homes for-sale continues to depress sales. Sales of newly built, single-family homes dropped last month and are now at the lowest level since last October, the Commerce Department

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Fed announces rate hike decision

As expected, the Federal Reserve’s policymaking body decided to hold rates steady at its meeting today.The Federal Open Market Committee announced that, after two consecutive rate hikes, it

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Am I Ready to Sell My House?

Almost every day, someone calls The Dave Ramsey Show to ask Dave if he thinks they're ready to buy a home. But there's another side of homeownership that doesn't get as much attention:

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Smart Advice for Selling a Home: Your Questions Answered

Selling your home is serious business. Between fixing it up and getting it sold, you’ve got a lot of decisions to make. And you’re bound to have questions along the way.Well, you&rsquo

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Psst ... Here's How to Sell Your Home Before It Officially Hits the Market

Want to know the secret to drumming up buyers for your home before it officially hits the market? While most home sellers don their home-selling hats after their real estate listing goes

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Beat the Crowds! How to Buy a House Before It Officially Hits the Market

Buying a home is a lot like running a race: Once a listing goes live, buyers have to sprint off the starting block before throngs of other buyers start bidding. Talk about stressful!What

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Why 5 Percent Mortgage Rates Are Not A Threat

June 19, 2018Mortgage rates are on the rise. Could that derail sales? According to First American’s Potential Home Sales model, even if the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose to 5 percent, the

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Housing Boom Is Back But Without The Bubble

America’s housing market is booming with home prices nationwide now back to where they were a decade ago, just before the financial crisis.But that rise in prices does not mean we’re about to

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Builder Confidence Slips As Lumber Prices Soar

WASHINGTON – June 18, 2018 – Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes fell two points to 68 in June on the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo

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Housing Starts Hit Post Recession High Challenges Ahead

US housing starts gained 5% in May but builders face challenging conditions to try to meet market demand.The figures from the HUD and Commerce Dept. show a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.35

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Get Rolling How To Build A Bocce Court In Your Backyard

Homeowners asking "How to build a bocce court" probably have an underused space in their backyard that's crying out for some attitude adjustment. When the weather heats up and you want to spend all

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Experts Weigh In If Brinking Kids To An Open House Can Botch The Buyers Chances

A few years ago, while selling our home in New Jersey, a real estate agent requested a showing for a couple and their tween daughter."Of course!" my husband and I thought. We didn't even think:

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Confidence In Housing At New Peak

Confidence in housing is at a new peak, with enthusiasm among sellers soaring, according to the April Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI). At 91.7, the Index plowed through its

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How Much Longer Is It To Find A Home

Prospective buyers actively looking for a home say it’s taking them a considerable amount of time. More than half—51 percent—in a recent survey say they’ve been trying to find the right

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This Just In Data Says May Is The Best Month To Sell Your Home

According to a newly released study by ATTOM Data Solutions, selling your home in the month of May will net you an average of 5.9% above estimated market value for your home.For the study, ATTOM

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Owners Home Value Perceptions Improve In March

The gap between homeowner home value perceptions and appraisal values continued to improve in March, according to the National Home Price Perception Index released by Quicken Loans.The index found

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Humpback Whale Spotted Off South Walton

“It turned around and came to us. It hung out and swam circles around us for about 10 minutes. We were losing our minds.”SEACREST BEACH — After 20 years of living near the beach, Jake Williams

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Miramar Beach Named Top Small Town Destination

South Walton has 16 beach neighborhoods, each with its own sense of style. But according to a recent article from FloridaRentals.com, one of them is among the top 11 popular small town destinations

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REALTORS Expect Prices To Increase To Nearly 4 In Next 12 Months

In the monthly REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey, the National Association of REALTORS® asks members “In the neighborhood or area where you make most of your sales, what are your expectations

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Hot Home Trend Go Big With Your Tile

Supersized tiles are making over more floors, and this may be welcome news to many homeowners. Large format tiles means less grout to clean. The large tile trend may be partially motivated out of

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A New Housing Bubble Forming Not Before 2024

Saturday, March 10, 2018   /   by Carl GentileA New Housing Bubble Forming?... Not Before 2024A recent report by CoreLogic revealed that U.S. home values appreciated by

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Osprey Pointe Sandestin

Inspiration from the OspreyOsprey Pointe at Sandestin earned its name from the population of Osprey nests embraced in the tree tops in this prime location. Even more inspiring is the nature of

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Statement From NAR President Elizabeth Mendenhall About IRS Clarification On HELOC Deductions

WASHINGTON (February 22, 2018) - National Association of Realtors® President Elizabeth Mendenhall, a sixth-generation Realtor® from Columbia, Missouri and CEO of RE/MAX Boone Realty, issued

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3 Dirty Words Of Real Estate

Elizabeth Ann Stribling-Kivlan, president of real estate brokerage Stribling & Associates in New York, calls out several buzzwords that real estate professionals should stop using or use more

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Beer Pairings For Girl Scout Cookies

It’s our favorite time of year once again—Girl Scout Cookies are here! We've added new editors’ picks of great beers to celebrate the season with and a collection of cookie-and-beer pairings

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The Truth About FHA 203k Loans

I promise you and other real estate agents have lost numerous transactions and will continue to lose more transactions because you just don’t understand what will become your most favorite loan

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Whats Hot Trends In The Pipeline For 2018

Every industry tracks innovations in its field, and housing is no different. As a real estate pro, here are the need-to-know products and services promising to transform homes and your clients’

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You Can Buy Houses With Bitcoin Now Heres How Much It Would Take

By Chris Morris January 15, 2018 Despite warnings of a bubble and massively fluctuating values, bitcoin continues to

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Three Steps To Preventing Wire Fraud

It’s your worst nightmare as a buyer: one minute, everything is a go for purchasing the house of your dreams and the next, the entire down payment is gone with little hope in getting it back. This

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Theres More To A Bubble Than Rising Home Prices

What truly causes a housing bubble and the inevitable crash? For the best explanation, let’s go to a person who correctly called the last housing bubble – a year before it happened. “A bubble

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Housing Prices Are NOT Heading For Another Crash

As home values continue to increase at levels greater than historic norms, some are concerned that we are heading for another crash like the one we experienced ten years ago. We recently explained

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The Forecast 2018 Trends In Staging

Home staging has gone mainstream and is now widely used to make a home more attractive to potential buyers. According to a 2017 survey by the National Association of REALTORS®, a majority of real

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US Home Prices Leapt In September By The Most In 3 Years

By Christopher RugaberU.S. home prices rose at the fastest pace in more than three years in September, lifted by a record-low supply of houses for sale.The Standard & Poor's CoreLogic Case-Shiller

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All About Clean Master Bathroom Trends

Thumb through any home decor magazine, and you'll see a master bathroom with a soaker or shower as the showpiece. Ta-da!Homeowners, it turns out, are splurging to scrub up, according to the recently

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Give Your Home A Facelift Home Improvement Projects For Less Than 500 Dollars

By Kaycee Wegener, Rentec DirectHome improvement doesn’t have to break the bank. You can freshen up the spaces in your home or investment property with a number of small projects that cost less

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Should I Sell My Home Now Or Wait Until The Spring

There are many questions homeowners ask themselves during the selling process. "How much will my home sell for?"  "How much should I list my home for?"  "Who should I select as a

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Real Estate Experts Say There Is No Housing Bubble

With residential home prices continuing to appreciate at levels above historic norms, some are questioning if we are heading toward another housing bubble (and subsequent burst) like the one we

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Why Sell Now Instead Of Later

Each year, most homeowners wait until the spring to sell their houses because they believe that they can get a better deal during the normal spring buyer’s market. However, recently released data

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HOME PRICES RAPIDLY RISE IS HISTORY REPEATING ITSELF

‘Rapid Price Increases Will Not Last Forever’The current growth in home prices is echoing the lead-up to the recession. Is history repeating itself?The answer is likely not, according to a

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Bipartisan DoddFrank Fix Could Benefit Banks Big And Small

The top Republican on the Senate Banking Committee is getting closer to striking a deal on a bipartisan bill to ease financial rules that could have wins for banks both big and small.Senator Mike

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Phantom Boat Makes Waves

SANDESTIN — It was a spooky sight — a sailboat with nobody on board floating just offshore last Thursday.Its sails were ripped, it was listing to one side and it was heading straight toward the

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NAR Vows Pushback On Tax Reform

“The bottom line is removing tax incentives means fewer home buyers and lower home values,” Iona Harrison, chair of NAR’s Federal Taxation Committee, said of the House GOP tax plan at the

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How To Know When To Drop The Asking Price On Your Home

High demand and low supply have made it a seller's market pretty much all over the country, and especially for lower-priced homes.That does not mean every house will sell or sell quickly. Price is

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US Homes Are Getting Snapped Up At The Fastest Pace In 30 Years

(Bloomberg) -- Here’s more evidence that the defining characteristic of the U.S. housing market is a shortage of inventory for sale: Homes are sitting on the market for the shortest time in 30;

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US New Home Sales Soar To Highest Level In A Decade

WASHINGTON — Sales of new U.S. homes jumped last month to the highest level since October 2007, a sign that Americans — unable to find existing homes — are turning to new construction. Damage

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Originators Vs Big Banks

What advantages do mortgage brokers have over their larger banking counterparts? One professional weighs in.In a special to Mortgage Professional America, Mat Ishbia of United Wholesale Mortgage

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Fannie Mae Economic And Strategic Research

Economic growth outlook unchanged following recent hurricanesThe full-year 2017 economic growth forecast remains unchanged at 2.2 percent following expected offsetting hurricane-related impacts to

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Overall Housing Confidence Up On Rising Renter Optimism

WASHINGTON, DC – The Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI) increased 0.3 points in September to 88.3, matching the all-time high set in June. The rise can be attributed to increases in

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Build Them And They Will Come Maybe

Sentiment among potential homebuyers appears to be increasing but the housing market remains restrained by tight inventory and financial concerns.A new report from the National Association of

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Flip Rent Or Hold Whats The Best Path To Real Estate Riches

Maybe you're addicted to those home-flipping shows on HGTV where glam couples buy grim shacks, spend 22 minutes smashing down walls and adding funky kitchen

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How To Avoid Storm Chaser Fraud After Harvey

In the coming weeks, as millions of Texans & Floridians return home to rebuild damaged houses and repair flooded cars, they should be alert to a looming threat: "storm chasers."Exploitative

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Realtors Reveal 5 Home Buyers From Hell And How You Can Avoid Being One

As most people beyond kindergarten age come to realize, you can learn just as much from seriously bad behavior as you can from good. What better way to familiarize yourself with the fine points of

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When Youre Buying A Home Look For These 4 Signs

"This house has great bones." You've heard the phrase uttered dozens of time by decorators, realtors, and probably your spouse. But what is everyone talking about?! (And how the heck do you know if

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Feds Expand Effort To Catch Money Laundering In Real Estate

The federal government is expanding its effort to catch people and organizations that use all-cash purchases of high-end real estate to launder money. Under the expansion, Honolulu will join several

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Jumbo Loans Get Less Expensive

The interest rate for jumbo loans—those greater than $421,100—dropped five basis points last week, averaging 3.99 percent for the week. That is now 13 basis points lower than the conforming

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Aug 16 2017 Saving Real Estate Commissions At Any Price

By collateralanalytics.comAbstractHere we examine the price differentials for homes sold through traditional agents through the multiple listing service compared to “For-Sale-By-Owner” sales for

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South Walton Communities Sue Over Beach Use

SANTA ROSA BEACH — Four South Walton communities have sued Walton County in federal court in Pensacola to overturn the county’s customary use ordinance that opened the beaches up to the public

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Homeowners Continue To Overestimate Value Except In Hot Markets

Homeowners continue to overestimate the value of their homes, except in hot markets, according to the latest Quicken Loans’ HPPI.Appraised home values came in 1.55 percent below what homeowners

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This Year Will Probably Be The Biggest Year For Homebuilders In A Decade

July 19, 2017 Kelsey RamírezAfter housing starts increased in June, experts weighed in, explaining why 2017 could be the best year for new construction in a decade. Experts explained the

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This House Had 22 Offers Here Is Why The Owners Didnt Take The Highes

The national median price of a home sold in June hit a record $263,800, according to the National Association of Realtors.The average number of days a listing took to go under contract fell to just

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Amazing Primary Residence Or 2nd Home In Santa Rosa Beach FL

Open Floor Plan includes an appreciation of it’s wonderful natural setting with large wrap around covered porch with French doors opening onto the porch from each bedroom. The large open living

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REDEFINE SERVICE IN REAL ESTATE

WHO YOU WORK WITH MATTERSRICHARD & MELANIE EIMERS21 OF EXPERIENCE WORKING TOGETHERRICHARD EIMERS, REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATE BROKER/OWNER -I have been a Florida Licensed Realtor for over 20 years, have

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18 Reasons Why A Property May Not Sell

By Richard Eimers1. Pricing home too high – have a professional determine comparable sales.2. Small repairs bring big profits and fast sales -- have a professional give you low-cost solutions to

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Why You Should Not For Sale By Owner

In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their homes on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There

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Fla Home To 43 Of Top Metros For Secondhome Bargains

IRVING, Calif. – July 12, 2017 – ATTOM Data Solutions analyzed the U.S. cities where at least one in every 12 buyers is looking for a second home, and it ranked them based on air quality,

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9 Things Buyers Regret Overlooking In A Home Will You Miss Them Too

It was your dream home—until it wasn’t. Sadly, far too many buyers swoon over a home, only to realize after moving in that they overlooked something major, bringing on a serious case&

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Seller Optimism Reaches A Record High

Daily Real Estate News | Monday, July 10, 2017 Consumer sentiment about the housing market zoomed to a record high in June, with seller optimism making up most of the uptick, according to

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Local Listing Inventory Takes Critical Hit

By Richard Eimers, June 27th, 2017We, being local full time local Realtors have been discussing the shift that has taken place over the last 12 months from a "Balanced Market" to a "Seller's".

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Listing Inventory Takes Critical Hit

Listing inventory is taking a critical hit, with 9 percent fewer for-sale homes on the market now than one year ago, a slump not seen in four years, according to the May Zillow® Real Estate Market

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Confident Homeowners Flirt With Selling

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Seventy-one percent of homeowners say now is a good time to sell, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’s second-quarter Housing

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Warning For Landlords As Renters Go Mortgage Shopping

Renters made up a large share of those shopping for a mortgage in the first quarter of 2017, which could put landlords under pressure.A new TransUnion analysis found that among the 55% of non

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Existing Home Sales Rebound Pushing Median Price To New High

Existing home sales rebounded in May following a weak April with a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 5.62 million.The increase reported by the National Association of Realtors was 1.1% above April

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Home Affordability In Santa Rosa Beach Surrounding Area Hits 31 This Week

Real estate professionals are the best resource for their customers' housing and marketplace questions. When your buyers and sellers ask, "How does affordability in Santa Rosa Beach & Surrounding

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ExistingHome Sales Rise 11 Percent In May Median Sales Price Ascends To New High

MEDIA CONTACT: ADAM DESANCTIS / 202-383-1178 / EMAIL(LINK SENDS E-MAIL) WASHINGTON (June 21,)

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Think Home Prices Are High Now Why Theyre Likely To Keep Going Up

By Clare Trapasso | May 15, 2017Buyers might want to sit down for this: Homes flew off the market like the hottest of hotcakes in the first quarter of the year—causing prices to rise even

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Home Sales Expected To Soar Through 2018 What Buyers Need To Know

By now just about every would-be buyer out there knows there simply aren't enough homes for sale these days to appease the hordes of competition. But despite the shortages, rising prices, and

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The Ultimate Guide To Funky Home Smells

By Margaret Heidenry | Mar 30, 2017There are two definitions of funky: 1) something that's cool, and 2) something that smells bad. For our purposes, we'll be talking about the latter—and the

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8 Rookie Mistakes That Keep People From Selling Their Home

By Daniel Bortz | Jun 8, 2017If your home is struggling to catch the eye of a buyer, it could be for an entirely valid reason. Maybe you're stuck in a sluggish market or

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For Sale In Desired Neighborhood In Destin Florida

You know the saying – Location, Location, Location - much sought after Diamond Lakes Townhomes are centrally located in Destin just off Commons Drive close to restaurants, golf courses, shopping

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Beautiful Victorian Beach House In Inlet Beach FL

Only for the most Discriminating Buyer may we present Anna's Veranda – ECLECTIC – HISTORIC – MAJESTIC – ONE OF A KIND – UNOBSTRUCTED PANORAMIC GULF VIEWS – COMFORTABLE – WELCOMING -

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Hows The Real Estate Market Find Out What The Experts Are Saying

As we head into summer, it is a great time to review how the 2017 real estate market is doing so far. Here is what the experts are saying:Doug Duncan, Fannie Mae Chief Economist “Positive

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Why Millennials Value Local Real Estate Agents

Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, April 20, 2017 Millennials love to conduct many aspects of their lives online, but a new survey says that’s not always true when it comes to real estate

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More Ultra Luxury Sellers Face Stale Listings

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, April 14, 2017 In the high-end market, more properties are lingering. Some sellers are having to reduce their prices in the ultra-luxury market, in the hopes

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