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June 2023 Warm Fuzzy Jun 05, 2023

Donna and I have the pleasure of having had our 9-year-old grandson move in with us for a while.  While it requires some adjustments after being empty nesters for over three years we are finding out that the joys are worth the changes.  One of his biggest concerns was the...

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Monday News You Can Use - 05.29.2023 May 29, 2023


 
Land Scam Explained - this will cause changes for seller verification
 
Is ita bad time to buy a home? Usa Today thinks maybe
 
Best Cities for predicted Climate Change
 
New Home Sales up as buyers run out of options. 
 
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Monday News You Can Use - 05.22.2023 May 22, 2023


 
 
 
Interesting video on where interest rates are headed?
 
Oh those Canadians! This is wrong.
 
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TECH TIP:

For those of you who like to-do lists and...

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Monday News You Can Use - 05.15.2023 May 15, 2023

 
 
 FHFA ends debt-to-income ratio mortgage fee. How homebuyers will benefit.
 
Mortgage demand surged after Fed Signaled potential pause in rate hikes.
 
How to use a IRA to buy a home 
 
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Monday News You Can Use - 05.08.2023 May 08, 2023

  
Firms losing money:  Open Door lost $101 Million or $29,000 per home sold in the first quester of 2023. Redfin lost $60.8 million.  Rocket Mortgage Lost $411 million.  Congrats to those of us to staying in business :)
 
Interest rates dropped 4 to 6 weeks ago...
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Monday News You Can Use - 05.01.2023 May 01, 2023

  
Good article on the change in what buyers are charged for Fannie and Freddie Loans
 
Higher Rates causing sales to dip - 5.2% drop. But south Up!  NAR predicting 9% less sales in  2023 versus 2022
 
But Prices up due to … low...
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May 2023 Warm Fuzzy: The Ambassador’s Whisper May 01, 2023

Somedays it seems like it takes every ounce of energy I have to get anything accomplished.  Lifestyles seem to constantly get busier, and more complicated, for everyone, and listening, truly listening, seems to be in short supply.

 

I see many “going through the motions”...

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13 Ways to Keep Business Flowing in All Markets Apr 26, 2023
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13 Ways to Keep Business Flowing in All Markets

Want to be the agent who always has a pipeline of business? Here are some tips from real estate vets who find success no matter what the market.

In hot markets, you likely feel...

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Monday News You Can Use - 04.24.2023 Apr 24, 2023

  
6% is new Normal for mortgage rates.
 
Large investors selling 1 out of 3 listings they bought for less than they paid for them in some markets
 
The most expensive neighborhood in each state - WOW! 
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Monday News You Can Use - 04.17.2023 Apr 17, 2023

  
Millennials are buying homes! And 51% of them received help from their parents. 
 
Demand for second homes plummets - 75% 


Interesting chart on what cost more and less this year.

Mortgage rates down 
 
Great stats for the country...
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