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Your Equity Could Make a Move Possible

Your Equity Could Make a Move Possible

Many homeowners looking to sell feel like they’re stuck between a rock and a hard place right now. Today’s mortgage rates are higher than the one they currently have on their home, and that’s making it harder to want to sell and make a move. Maybe you’re in the same...

The Sweet Spot for Buying Luxury Homes

The Sweet Spot for Buying Luxury Homes

If you’ve been looking for a home at the high end of your market, but haven’t found the right one, you may have put your search on hold. But according to recent data, now may be the time to jump back in. Here’s why. There Are More Luxury Homes To Choose From What’s...

The Biggest Mistakes Buyers Are Making Today

The Biggest Mistakes Buyers Are Making Today

Buyers face challenges in any market – and today’s is no different. With higher mortgage rates and rising prices, plus the limited supply of homes for sale, there’s a lot to consider. But, there’s one way to avoid getting tripped up – and that’s leaning on a real...

How an Agent Helps Market Your House

How an Agent Helps Market Your House

You’re ready to sell your house. But what do you need most from your real estate agent? Well, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) asked that very question to recent sellers and found one of the top things they were looking for is help marketing their house to...

How Many Homes Are Investors Actually Buying?

How Many Homes Are Investors Actually Buying?

Are big investors really buying up all the homes today? If you’re trying to find a house to buy, this may be something you’re wondering about. Maybe you’ve read about it or seen reels on social media saying investors buying all the homes is making it even harder to...

The Perks of Buying over Renting

The Perks of Buying over Renting

Thinking about buying a home? While today’s mortgage rates might seem a bit intimidating, here are two solid reasons why, if you’re ready and able, it could still be a smart move to get your own place. 1. Home Values Typically Go Up Over Time There’s been some...

HERBED STUFFED LEG OF LAMB

HERBED STUFFED LEG OF LAMB

Ingredients One 5-pound boneless leg of lamb Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper Four sprigs of fresh thyme Four sprigs of fresh rosemary Four sprigs of fresh sage One garlic clove peeled and thinly sliced Two tablespoons of peanut oil 2-3 tablespoons unsalted...

What Is Multigenerational Housing? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What Is Multigenerational Housing? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights If you have additional loved ones coming to live with you but don’t have enough space, it may be time to consider a larger, multigenerational home. Some key benefits of multigenerational living include a combined homebuying budget, shared caregiving...

Key Factors That Impact Affordability Today

Key Factors That Impact Affordability Today

You can’t read an article about residential real estate without the author mentioning the affordability challenges that today’s buyers face. There’s no doubt homes are less affordable today than they were over the last two years, but that doesn’t mean homes are now...

Key Factors That Impact Affordability Today

Key Factors That Impact Affordability Today

You can’t read an article about residential real estate without the author mentioning the affordability challenges that today’s buyers face. There’s no doubt homes are less affordable today than they were over the last two years, but that doesn’t mean homes are now...

The Perks of Owning More Than One Home

The Perks of Owning More Than One Home

Many things have changed over the past couple of years, and real estate is no exception. One impact is an increased desire to own more than one home. According to the recent Luxury Market Report from Luxury Home Marketing: “As trends such as remote working and...

SAUSAGE GRAVY AND BISCUITS

SAUSAGE GRAVY AND BISCUITS

Sausage Gravy and Biscuits is stable across the southern United States.  The origins date back at least to the end of the Revolutionary War.  Using ingredients available in the Southern States (pork, milk, and flour), a portion of inexpensive and calorie-dense...

Avoid the Rental Trap in 2022

Avoid the Rental Trap in 2022

Are you one of the many renters thinking about where you’ll live the next time your lease is up? Before you decide whether to look for a new house or another apartment, it’s important to understand the true costs of renting in 2022. As a renter, you should...

5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer on a Home

5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer on a Home

As a buyer in a sellers’ market, sometimes it can feel like you’re stuck between a rock and a hard place. When you’re ready to make an offer on a home, remember these five easy tips to help you rise above the competition. 1. Know Your Budget Knowing your budget and...

When a House Becomes a Home

When a House Becomes a Home

It’s clear that owning a home makes financial sense. But lately, the emotional side of what drives homeownership is becoming increasingly important. No matter the living space, the feeling of a home means different things to different people. Whether it’s a familiar...

PEPPERMINT BARK

PEPPERMINT BARK

INGREDIENTS: 12 oz. semisweet chocolate, chopped 12 oz. White chocolate, chopped ½ tsp. peppermint extract Eight candy canes, crushed DIRECTIONS: Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Fill the bottom of a large pot with 3 inches of water and bring to simmer over...

MORTGAGE RATES

MORTGAGE RATES

In December, mortgage rates remain stable.  The 30-year fixed mortgage rate moved lower from 3.10% to 3.11% during the week ending 12/9/2021. It seems that Investors are optimistic that the omicron variant of Covid-19 will not have a significant impact on markets. ...