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How Suburbanization Impacts Rural Home Loans

(Published on - 6/26/2018 2:10:40 PM)

Did you know there are loans available that offer safe, affordable financing in areas that would otherwise not offer many other loan options--especially for those who can't meet the qualifications of a Conventional loan? If you have ever looked into buying in a rural area, you probably noticed that USDA, and other such loans became viable options! 
These loans are wonderful for those that need them, but with populations growing and areas becoming highly 'suburbanized', more and more rural areas are losing their catagorization as such! 
According to some, this is unavoidable, and history shows that as the population grows and spills out from the cities, our rural lands are depleted.  While this may negatively impact some, others can benefit from more options in inventory and loan choices. 

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What are your thoughts on the topic? Tell us more by emailing: AndreaKane@RealtyExecutives.com


5 Reasons Why Owning a Home is the BEST Investment

(Published on - 6/19/2018 3:11:04 PM)

I'm sure you have heard it before, but it's TRUE!  Owning a home is the BEST investment you can make!


Reason 1:

  • Mortgage payments can be fixed while rents go up ↑

Reason 2: 

  • Equity in your home can be a financial  resource later

 

To learn the other 3 reasons why, click the picture below!

                                     

Do you have any other reasons why Real Estate is the best investment? Tell us! Email them to: AndreaKane@RealtyExecutives.com.


Advice From A Billionaire

(Published on - 6/12/2018 3:33:10 PM)

If a billionaire gave you advice on how to make more money, or at least a tip on a sound investment, would you listen?

Check out what John Paulson has to say about Real Estate and learn why advice from him is worth looking into!

Billion-Dollar-Advice HERE

What are your thoughts on the topic? Tell us more by emailing AndreaKane@RealtyExecutives.com


Millennials Are Doing What?!

(Published on - 6/4/2018 2:40:05 PM)

Think back to the very first home you purchased.  What was it like?

I think the majority of us can safely say that it was small—nothing to build a family around, and probably in need of many upgrades.  The house my parents first brought me home to was the top half of a 2-story duplex. With minimal space, heat that was in-and-out, and a bedroom not even big enough for a pack-n-play, Mom and Dad delighted in their very first home purchase and proudly took care of their little nook.

Over time, they creatively mapped out their dream home, knowing one day that they would upgrade. Slowly but surely, they renovated and updated what they could until it was time to sell.  Almost 30 years later, I have been a witness to my parents moving forward in the Real Estate world more than once, and I have finally seen their dream home come to life. This is a fairly typical progression for home owners alike.

The term ‘starter home’ is not unknown to Realtors; we all know what it is. It seems like a practical purchase—one that helps prepare for moving up and onward to something bigger in the future. Most of us have gone down this very path.

Surprisingly, a large number of Millennials have decided to skip the traditional starter home step and simply wait until they can purchase their forever homes—first! Is this becoming the new normal? What is causing such a change?

Click HERE to read the full blog and see the stats!

Do you think renting longer and buying a forever home is the right choice? Let us know your thoughts by emailing AndreaKane@RealtyExecutives.com


SPRING CLEANING: HIGH TECH VS. THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY

(Published on - 4/16/2018 5:12:23 PM)

A good old-fashioned spring cleaning does the home, and the homeowner, good.

Some spring cleaning tasks tackled “the old-fashioned way” bring tried and true results. While other chores have a modern day, high-tech upgrade that can make your life easier. Keep reading for more options to help you accomplish some of the most popular spring cleaning tasks.

Vacuuming and Cleaning

There’s no escaping the need for vacuuming and general cleaning year-round. But spring cleaning is the time to get to hard-to-reach places and give your floors a refreshing, deeper clean.

Old-Fashioned

The old-fashioned way to vacuum and clean the floors is, well, to just do it. It sounds simple enough, but it can take a lot of effort.

Get out your vacuum with all of its extensions along with your floor cleaner of choice, whether that’s a combination sweeper/duster, a mop, or a bucket and a rag, and roll up your sleeves. The trick is to get all the nooks and crannies that easily get overlooked during regular cleanings by removing obstacles in your path. Those areas behind the couch, in between counters, and under all the beds will benefit from an old-fashioned cleaning.

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