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What Are the Biggest Home-Buying Concerns Buyers Have?

What Are the Biggest Home-Buying Concerns Buyers Have?

What are the biggest home-buying concerns Buyers have? It’s one of the toughest times to be a Buyer right now. In fact, 64% of surveyed Buyers say it’s a bad time to buy. They need agents like you more than ever to help them navigate the myriad challenges they face. Today, we’ll look at some […]

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An Easy Way to Increase the Value of Your Homes

An Easy Way to Increase the Value of Your Homes

An easy way to increase the value of your homes Despite a relative lull in builder confidence, builders are in a decent position overall. Demand is high. More buyers are considering new construction than ever before. And market conditions mean there’s good money to be had. Today, let’s look at one of the easiest ways […]

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Can You Attach a Home Warranty After Closing?

Can You Attach a Home Warranty After Closing?

Can you attach a home warranty after closing? Closings are moving at breakneck speeds. Occasionally, time constraints prevent agents from doing everything they wanted to do to help Buyers during and after the sale. A good example of this is the attachment of a Home Warranty Service Agreement (i.e., home warranty). Fortunately, there’s good news […]

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How to Find Your Home Water Main (Shutoff Valve)

How to Find Your Home Water Main (Shutoff Valve)

How to find your home water main (shutoff valve) Weather is becoming more extreme every year. That means higher risks of flash floods and storm surges, even in places normally not used to it. Today, we’ll give you some guidance on how to find your home’s water main (shutoff valve). Knowing where your water shutoff […]

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The Slow, Steady Decline of Builder Confidence

The Slow, Steady Decline of Builder Confidence

The slow, steady decline of builder confidence Over the past year or so, builder confidence has soared. In November 2020, it reached a peak of 90 (out of 100, with anything over 50 representing overall positive sentiment). But recently, the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) noted a downward trend in builder confidence. Let’s look […]

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Home Warranty: A Housewarming Gift Your Clients Appreciate

Home Warranty: A Housewarming Gift Your Clients Appreciate

Home warranty: A housewarming gift your clients appreciate Many Buyers’ agents are doing their best to help their clients win a home in this heavy Seller’s market. That often means having the cleanest deal. A strong way to clean up an offer is by bringing a Home Warranty Service Agreement (i.e., home warranty) to the […]

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How Millennials View Home Buying After COVID-19

How Millennials View Home Buying After COVID-19

How millennials view home buying after COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic upended how most of us view just about every aspect of our lives. While the future of home building certainly looks bright, how do millennials—the largest group of home buyers on the market—view their home-buying futures? Let’s examine how millennials look at home buying currently, […]

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Millennials Regret Home Buying: Reducing Buyer’s Remorse

Millennials Regret Home Buying: How to Reduce Buyer’s Remorse

Millennials regret home buying: Reducing buyer’s remorse Agents face a tough reality right now. Their clients—many of them millennials—have to pay much more for a house. Many of them feel the sting of rejection more often than expected due to historically low inventory and well-pursed competition. And even when they manage to win a house, […]

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Lumber Prices Start Falling: Why and What It Means to Builders

Lumber Prices Start Falling: Why and What It Means to Builders

Lumber prices start falling: Why and what it means to builders Lumber prices are finally falling. What’s driving it, can we expect lower prices to stay, and how does it affect you as a builder? Key drivers of the lumber price crash As of this writing, lumber prices are hovering between $750 and $850 per […]

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Cure for the Common Contract: Buyers Protecting Sellers

Cure for the Common Contract: Buyers protecting Sellers

Cure for the common contract: Buyers protecting Sellers In this market, Buyers have been forced to take bigger and more risks. Often, it’s in an effort to provide the cleanest deal. What if instead of shouldering all the risk, Buyers could protect themselves and Sellers when they need it most while still offering a cleaner […]

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