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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Considering buying a home? Sometimes, it can feel like everyone has a opinion when it comes to buying a home. Keep in mind that while your friends and family have your best interests in mind, they may also be missing information about today’s housing market that can be used to make your best decision.   Before you buy a home, you should know how to answer the following...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In April, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported that 60% of people who were looking to buy a home in 2020 would prefer new construction to an existing home. However, it now seems that buyers have shifted their preferences back to existing homes.   While the percentage of Americans planning to buy a home in the next six months is virtually the same as it was back...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Median rental prices have reached their highest point ever recorded in many areas across the country. Rent payments rose by 8.1% from the same time last year. Beyond recovering to pre-pandemic levels, rents across the country are surging.   Typically, rents fluctuate less than 1% from month to month, but in May and June, rents increased by 3.0% and 3.2%. Meaning if you’re a renter concerned about rising prices, now may be...

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foreclosure

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]With forbearance plans coming to an end, many are concerned the housing market will experience a surge of foreclosures like what happened after the housing bubble in 2008. Here are a few reasons why that won't happen…   The current market can take any listings new to the market   When foreclosures hit the market in 2008, there was an excess supply of homes for sale. In 2008, there...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   Did you know?   We’re currently experiencing historically low mortgage rates.   Over the last fifty years, the average on a Freddie Mac 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has been 7.76%. Today, that rate is 2.81%. Mass amounts of homebuyers have taken advantage of these incredibly low rates.   There are many things that impact mortgage rates including the economy and inflation, just to name a few. That makes forecasting rates difficult. However, the relationship between...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As we celebrate Valentine’s Day, we would like to honor our agents for all the hard work they put into their business on a daily basis and they do it all in the name of LOVE!    We want to share with you the LOVING practices of Eagle World Realty family members towards each other, our customers, and other agents.   We love what we do, and the people...

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Time Management_Real Estate

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Let’s face it, you have a lot going on. Between prospecting, lead follow-ups, administrative tasks, open houses and closings, your days are packed! How can a busy real estate agent manage all of these tasks—and more—without feeling overwhelmed? Time management!   Your income as a real estate agent is determined by the number of minutes in a day you spend speaking with prospects. You cannot control time,...

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