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WHICH DOWN PAYMENT STRATEGY IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

You’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows that you have the financial discipline and stability to save for a long-term goal. It also helps you get favorable rates from lenders. But there can actually […]

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Three Reasons Why Pre-Approval Is the First Step in the 2020 Homebuying Journey

When the number of buyers in the housing market outnumbers the number of homes for sale, it’s called a “seller’s market.” The advantage tips toward the seller as low inventory heats up the competition among those searching for a place to call their own. This can create multiple offer scenarios and bidding wars, making it […]

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2020 Homebuying Checklist

Some Highlights: If you’re thinking of buying a home, plan ahead and stay on the right track, starting with pre-approval. Being proactive about the homebuying process will help set you up for success in each step. Make sure to work with a trusted real estate professional along the way, to help guide you through the […]

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The 2 Surprising Things Homebuyers Really Want

In a market where current inventory is low, it’s normal to think buyers might be willing to give up a few desirable features in their home search in order to make finding a house a little easier. Don’t be fooled, though – there’s still an interest in the market for some key upgrades. Here’s a […]

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Homes Are More Affordable Today, Not Less Affordable

There’s a current narrative that owning a home today is less affordable than it has been in the past. The reason some are making this claim is because house prices have substantially increased over the last several years. It’s not, however, just the price of a home that matters. Homes, in most cases, are purchased […]

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The New Spring Real Estate Market is Here. Are You Ready?

Which month do you think most people who are considering buying a home actually start their search? If you’re like most of us, you probably think the surge happens in the spring, likely in April. Not anymore. According to new research, January 2019 was only 1% behind February for the most monthly views per listing […]

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3 Benefits to Buying Your Dream Home This Year

Outside of a strong economy, low unemployment, and higher wages, there are three more great reasons why you may want to consider buying your dream home this year instead of waiting. 1. Buying a Home is a Great Investment Several reports indicate that real estate is a good investment, topping other options such as gold, […]

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How to Choose the Ideal Home Location

It’s time to buy a home, and while you know the style and layout of the kind of home you are looking for, you’re unsure of where to begin looking for your dream home. This is the moment where the home buying motto comes into play—location, location, location. It’s important to keep in mind that once […]

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Relocating to The Greater Savannah Area?

Moving is Hard! Moving to a NEW City and State is Harder!!!Want to know more about your future neighborhood? I’m here to help. Message me to start looking at neighborhoods that are the right fit for you! #Realtor #HouseExpert #HouseHunting #agent #ListReports #RealEstateAgent #moving #NewHome #YourFavoriteSavannahRealtor

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Common Layout Mistakes

Don’t let something as small as furniture placement turn away buyers. I can help you maximize your space and wow your potential buyers. Send me a message – I’m here to help! #Realtor #HouseExpert #decor #HomeDecor #ListReports #themoreyouknow #RealEstate #RealEstateagent #yourfavoritesavannahrealtor

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