Millennials Are Buying Homes Because of Their Dogs – Not Their Children or Marriages

It’s no secret that millennials love dogs and now their four-legged friends are starting to influence the decisions they make about housing. A recent survey by SunTrust Mortgage found that a third of millennials who had already purchased their first home said they were influenced by the need to have space for a dog. The survey asked recent home buyers why they were buying their first home and their dog was the third most commonly cited reason, coming above children and marriage. Only more living space and the opportunity to…

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How To Price A Home

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Pricing A Home A home will sell for two reasons: price and exposure. In the real estate market for the 21st century, exposure has taken a new turn with the advancement of many Internet technologies for real estate. Be it as it may, the real estate industry’s new exposure tools will not help a home sell if the home is not priced correctly. When considering putting your home up for sale, it is very important to first analyze your real estate market on a subdivision level, not a metro-area level,…

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The Many Perks A Condo Living Can Offer

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An incredible larger part of Americans still live in rented homes. That makes the enormous dream of owning one perfectly healthy. For some, a house on the ground is still the ideal yet there are those who incline toward the condo lifestyle. Early and empty nesters are generally the market for these sorts of homes that as a rule, house only a few persons, requires minimal maintenance and—being normally single level—are quick and easy to move around in. Because of the competition, developers are driven to come up with a variety…

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Most Common Home Buyer’s Regret

Remorse is a common feeling during home buying. For a first-time home buyer, pitfalls trap for those unprepared. Fortunately, there are many things you can learn from making mistakes. Far too many buyers fall in love on a home only to realize after moving in that they overlooked something major often leading to buyer’s remorse. Although some may still be happy with the purchase overall, there are definitely a few things they wish they would have done differently. But as we often hear, you live and you learn. Let’s look at the most common traps first-time home buyers fall into. Trying to…

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