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How long have you lived in your current home? If it's been a while, you may be thinking about moving.
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Home isn't just "where the heart is" anymore. Due to the pandemic, it's also where more working, schooling and personal time are taking place. As a result, the demand for larger homes and list of essential features has shifted too.
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Over the past several weeks, Freddie Mac has reported the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate dropping to record lows, all the way down to 2.86%.
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The Case-Shiller Home Price Index, which is considered the "gold standard" for appreciation, showed that nationally there was a 4.3% annual gain in June, which was unchanged from the gain we saw in May.
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We were recently asked the question if now is a good time to buy, but what about the other side of the coin? When we first saw friction in the real estate market, it's fair to say many buyers thought there would be an increased opportunity to negotiate...
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The residential real estate market has definitely been the shining light in this country's current economic situation.
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Today's housing market is making a truly impressive turnaround, and it's also setting up some outstanding opportunities for buyers and sellers.
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At just two months' worth, our inventory is extremely tight right now; there's no doubt we're in a strong seller's market where multiple-offer situations are commonplace in certain high-demand price points.
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How would you feel if you missed the current real estate boom? I get asked on a daily basis, "How is business?" My answer is dependent on if they are interested in buying or selling.
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The residential real estate market is remaining resilient as the country still struggles to beat the COVID-19 pandemic. Three separate reports recently revealed how the housing market is still showing growth. Here's a look at each one. 1.
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There's great opportunity for today's homeowners to sell their houses and make a move, yet due to the impact of the ongoing health crisis, some sellers are taking their time coming back to the market.
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In a recent survey of home sellers by Qualtrics, 87% of respondents said they were concerned their home won't sell because of the pandemic and resulting economic recession.
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One of the biggest questions on everyone's minds these days is: What's going to happen to the housing market in the second half of the year? Based on recent data on the economy, unemployment, real estate, and more, many economists are revising their...
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What's the latest news from our Macomb County Michigan housing market? The bottom line is that inventory is extremely low and still shrinking.
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A worldwide pandemic and an economic recession have had a tremendous effect on the nation. The uncertainty brought about by both has made predicting consumer behavior nearly impossible.
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The Wall Street Journal just released their latest monthly Survey of Economists. In an article on the findings, they reported: "The U.S.
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We've all heard a lot about FOREBEARANCE on mortgages lately, and we felt it would be a good topic for today's mortgage update email! The following update is for CONVENTIONAL mortgages and how forbearance can have impact on qualifying for a new mortgage..
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As the health crisis started making its way throughout our country earlier this spring, sellers have been cautious about putting their homes on the market.
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As we enter the summer months and work through the challenges associated with the current health crisis, many are wondering what impact the economic slowdown will have on home prices.
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One of the biggest questions we all seem to be asking these days is: When are we going to start to see an economic recovery? As the country begins to slowly reopen, moving forward in strategic phases, business activity will help bring our nation back to..
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All eyes are on the American economy. As it goes, so does the world economy.
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With the housing market staggered to some degree by the health crisis the country is currently facing, some potential purchasers are questioning whether home values will be impacted.
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As we continue to work through the health crisis that plagues this country, more and more conversations are turning to economic recovery.
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A big challenge facing the housing industry is determining what impact the current pandemic may have on home values.
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In a recent survey by realtor.com, people thinking about selling their homes indicated they're generally willing to allow their agent and some potential buyers inside if done under the right conditions.
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New study from The Safety Source highlights potential savings with industrial LED retrofits to warehouses, car lots, office buildings
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With over 90% of Americans now under a shelter-in-place order, many experts are warning that the American economy is heading toward a recession, if it's not in one already.
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Today's everyday reality is pretty different than it looked just a few weeks ago. We're learning how to do a lot of things in new ways, from how we work remotely to how we engage with our friends and neighbors.
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As our lives, our businesses, and the world we live in change day by day, we're all left wondering how long this will last.
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Derek Ledwidge, owner of Strive Fitness and Performance in Clinton Twp created a unique, immune-boosting health program that also gives back to local small businesses impacted by the Covid 19 Coronavirus.
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With interest rates hitting all-time lows over the past few weeks, many homeowners are opting to refinance.