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Tips to Getting Preapproved

If you are looking to buy a new home this year, then you will have to get preapproved from a lender before you can make an offer. Getting the money to buy a home has gotten a lot more tricky. Here are a few tips to help you get preapproved for the loan you need

Gen Y Enters Homebuying Scene

Generation Y is finally entering the homebuying scene for 18 to 35 year olds. According to a Better Homes and Gardens study, however, Gen Y buyers are taking a slightly different approach to buying real estate. Unlike former first-time buyers, typically unsure of exactly what they prefer, who often buy fixer uppers, generation Y buyers

Economists: Home Value Appreciation to Exceed 5 Percent Through 2013

The housing market continues to take a positive shape on the real estate front. In one of the latest forecasts, home value appreciation is expected to exceed 5 percent through 2013, as opposed to a previous projection of 2017. That’s a very good thing! As home values continue appreciating, it gives potential homebuyers greater market

What Does Your Entry Way Say About You?

Your entry way is the first thing that people will see when they come into your home. This is why it is important for it to send the right message when you are selling your home. There are a few things you should consider. The Color Finding the right color is important because it helps

Trulia: Job Growth Aids Asking Home Prices, Creates New Households

Jobs, housing activity and home prices are irrevocably intertwined. Recent reports indicating the job picture keeps getting better has fueled a housing recovery (finally). Investors, standing on the “sidelines” during and after the recession, are back in the game. However, investor return to the real estate market is only part of the story. The increasing

Bidding Wars Begin to Cool in Some Markets

In many locations in the United States, competition to buy available homes in the market is fast and furious, but some markets are showing signs of cooling down in other locations, according to a new Bidding War Report issued by Redfin. The report is based on statistics gathered from Redfin agents writing more than 2,000