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May 13 2019 46719 2

Homeowners: Now Is A Good Time To Sell Your House Every month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) releases their Seller Traffic Index as a part of their 

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May 13 2019 46719 1

A Lack Of Inventory Continues To Impact The Housing Market The housing crisis is finally in the rear-view mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home

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May 2 2019 46719 2

Renters Paying Substantially More While Owning Costs Less In a recent Insights Blog, CoreLogic reported that rent prices have skyrocketed since 2005.

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May 2 2019 46719 1

What Would Make You Sell Your House? There are many reasons why a homeowner decides to sell their house and move. The latest Generational Trends Report 

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Apr 1 2019 46719 4

10 Steps To Buying A Home [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights: If you are thinking of buying a home, you may not know where to start. Here is a simple list of 10 steps that you will go through to

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Apr 1 2019 46719 3

How To Put Your Housing Cost To Work For YouThere has been a lot written about the benefits of homeownership. One benefit that continues to rise to the top is the added wealth homeowners gain simply

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Apr 1 2019 46719 2

What Credit Score Do You Need To Buy A House? There are many misconceptions about the credit score needed to buy a house. Recently, it was reported that 24% of renters believe

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Apr 1 2019 46719 1

Is Your House Priced To Sell Immediately (PTSI)? 4.5KSHARES 4.1K 111 37 164 In today’s real estate market, with more houses coming to market every day and eager buyers

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Mar 21 2019 46719 2

One More Time… You Do Not Need 20% Down To Buy A Home The largest obstacle renters face when planning to buy a home is saving for a down payment. This challenge is amplified by rising rents,

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Mar 22 2019 46719 2

The KonMari Method: Helping You Prep Your House For SaleOne of the biggest challenges sellers face when listing their house is decluttering. Cleaning out some of the more personal decorating choices

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Mar 15 2019 46719 2

How Can I Increase My Family’s Net Worth? Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances. Data is collected across all economic and

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Mar 8 2019 46719 2

For Sellers,Move-Up Buyers,Selling MythsWhy It Makes No Sense To Wait For Spring To Sell 5.4KSHARES 5.0K 164 38 229 The price of any item (including residential real

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Mar 1 2019 46719 1

Millionaire To Millennials: Don’t Get Stuck Renting A Home… Buy One!In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “The biggest mistake millennials are making is

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Feb 3 2019 46719 3

Some Highlights: For Sale By Owner (FSBO) is the process of selling real estate without the representation of a real estate broker or real estate agent. According to the National

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Feb 3 2019 46719 2

The Best Time To List Your House? TODAY! You may have heard that the housing market is softening. There is no doubt that buyer traffic has decreased. There are fewer purchasers in the

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Feb 3 2019 46719 1

Why It Makes No Sense To Wait For Spring To Sell The price of any item (including residential real estate) is determined by the theory of ‘supply and demand.’ If many people are looking

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Feb 1 2019 46719 1

4 Proven Ways Real Estate Can Build Sizable Family Wealth 1.5KSHARES 1.2K 106 28 165 Recently, David Greene, co-host of the BiggerPockets podcast and a

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Jan 4 2019 46719 4

Females Are Making It A Priority To Invest In Real Estate! Everyone wants a place to call home; a place that gives them a sense of security. We are currently seeing

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Jan 4 2019 46719 3

Why You Should Not For Sale By OwnerIn today’s market, as home prices rise and a lack of inventory continues, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their homes on their own, known in the

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Jan 4 2019 46719 2

Top Renovations To Complete Before You Sell Your House [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights: If you are planning on listing your house for sale this year, here are the top four home improvement

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Jan 4 2019 46719 1

Excited About Buying A Home This Year? Here’s What To WatchAs we kick off the new year, many families have made resolutions to enter the housing market in 2019. Whether you are thinking of finally

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Dec 1 2018 46719 4

Taking Fear Out Of The Mortgage ProcessA considerable number of potential buyers shy away from jumping into the real estate market due to their uncertainties about the buying process. A specific

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Dec 1 2018 46719 3

75% Of Renters Have Been MisinformedRecently, multiple headlines have been written asserting that homeownership is less affordable today than at any other time in the last decade. Though the

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Dec 1 2018 46719 2

Home Sellers In Q3 Netted $61K At ResaleAccording to a recent report by ATTOM Data Solutions, home sellers who sold their homes in the third quarter of 2018 benefited from rising home

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Dec 1 2018 46719 1

The #1 Reason To Not Wait Until Spring To Sell Your HouseMany sellers believe that spring is the best time to place their homes on the market because buyer demand traditionally increases at that

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Nov 4 2018 46719 4

Baby Boomers Are Downsizing, Are You Ready To Move? 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

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Nov 4 2018 46719 3

20 Tips For Preparing Your House For Sale This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: When listing your house for sale, your top goal will be to get the home

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Nov 4 2018 46719 2

Still Think You Need 15-20% Down To Buy A Home? Think Again!According to a new study from Urban Institute, there are over 19 million millennials in 31 cities who are not only ready

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Nov 4 2018 46719 1

Are You Spending TOO Much On 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

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Oct 19 2018 46719 1

5 Tips For Starting Your Home Search In today’s real estate market, with low inventory dominating the conversation in many areas of the country, it can often be frustrating to be a first

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Oct 18 2018 46719 2

A+ Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Pro [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: Hiring a real estate professional to help you buy your dream home or sell your current house is one of the most

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Oct 11 2018 46719 2

If You Are Thinking Of Selling You Must Act NOW!If you thought about selling your house this year, now more than ever may be the time to do it! The inventory of homes for sale is well below;

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Oct 3 2018 46719 1

How Much Has Your Home Increased In Value? Home values have risen dramatically over the last twelve months. In CoreLogic’s most recent Home Price Index Report, 

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Sep 11 2018 46719 2

Are You Thinking Of Selling Your Home? Competition Is Coming! The number of building permits issued for single-family homes is the best

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Sep 11 2018 46719 1

Features Pricing About KCM Blog Start a Free Trial Login NAR Reports Show It’s A Great Time To Sell! We

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Sep 6 2018 46719 2

Home Sales Expected To Continue Increasing In 2019 Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and the Mortgage Bankers Association are all projecting

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Sep 6 2018 46719 1

Rents Are On The Rise: Don’t Get Caught In The Rental Trap! There are many benefits to homeownership, but one of the top benefits is protecting yourself from

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Aug 15 2018 46719 2

5 Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Professional Before Entering The Market! Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite the adventure. In this world of

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Aug 15 2018 46719 1

Are You Thinking Of Selling Your Home? Competition Is Coming! The number of building permits issued for single-family homes is the best indicator of how many newly built homes will rise

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Aug 6 2018 46719 2

Selling Your Home? Here’s 2 Ways To Get The Best Price! Every homeowner wants to make sure that they maximize their financial reward when selling their home, but how do you guarantee that

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Aug 6 2018 46719 1

Buying Is Now 26.3% Cheaper Than Renting In The US 3.6KSHARES 3.2K 146 65 28 201 The results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from

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Jul 2 2018 46719 3

Did Tax Reform Kill The Luxury Market? NOT SO FAR! The new tax code limits the deduction of state and local property taxes, as well as income or sales taxes, to a total of $10,000. When the

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Jul 2 2018 46719 2

You DO NOT Need 20% Down To Buy Your Home NOW! The Aspiring Home Buyers Profile from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) found that the American public is

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Jul 9 2018 46719 2

Top 4 Home Renovations For Max ROI [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: Whether you are selling your home, just purchased your first home or are a homeowner planning to stay put for a while,

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Jul 2 2018 46719 1

Homes Are More Affordable In 44 Out Of 50 States With both home prices and mortgage rates increasing this year, many are concerned about a family’s ability to purchase a major part of the

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July 2 2018

First Time Home Buyers,For Buyers,For Sellers,Move-Up BuyersParents Say Kids’ Opinions Matter Big When Buying A HomeA recent survey conducted by Harris Poll and released by;

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Jun 8 2018 46719 2

Real Estate Tops Best Investment Poll For 5th Year RunningEvery year, Gallup surveys Americans to determine their choice for the best long-term investment. Respondents are given a

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Jun 8 2018 46719 1

First Time Home Buyers,For Buyers,For Sellers,Move-Up BuyersHomeowners & Appraisers See The Most Eye-To-Eye On Price In 3 Years In today’s housing market, where supply is very low and

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Jun 4 2018 46719 2

For Sellers,Housing Market Updates,Move-Up BuyersDon’t Wait To Sell Your House! Buyers Are Out NowRecently released data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) suggests

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Jun 4 2018 46719 1

First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers4 Reasons Why Summer Is A Great Time To Buy A Home!Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting.1.

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May 22 2018 46719 3

Home Buying Myths Slayed [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: The average down payment for first-time homebuyers is only 6%! Despite mortgage interest rates being over 4%, rates are still

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May 1 2018 46719 2

Are You Aware Of How Much Equity You Have In Your Home? You May Be Surprised! CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 675,000 US homeowners regained positive equity in

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May 8 2018 46719 2

Be Thankful You Don’t Have To Pay Your Parents’ Interest Rate! 2.1KSHARES 2.0K 96 0 34 0 Interest rates hovered around 4% for the majority of 2017, which gave

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May 1 2018 46719 1

How Much Has Your Home Increased In Value Over The Last Year? 730SHARES 659 50 0 21 0 Home values have risen dramatically over the last twelve months. In 

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4 Reasons To Sell This Spring

4 Reasons To Sell This Spring  Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale which means that buyers are often

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5 Credit Score Hacks To Raise Your Score Fast

5 Credit Score Hacks to Raise Your Score Fastby John Ulzheimerin The Credit Come UpAre you planning on applying for a mortgage this year? If so, the condition of your credit scores is

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Apr 2 2018 46719 1

5 Credit Score Hacks to Raise Your Score Fastby John Ulzheimerin  The Credit Come Up Are you planning on applying for a mortgage this year? If so, the condition of your credit

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How Much Equity Do You Have In Your Home

Are You Aware Of How Much Equity You Have In Your Home? You May Be Surprised! CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 675,000 US

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