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    How Changing Mortgage Rates Can Affect You

    By Edsar De Vera | April 3, 2023

    How Changing Mortgage Rates Can Affect You The 30-year fixed mortgage rate has been bouncing between 6% and 7% this year. If you’ve been on the fence about whether to buy a home or not, it’s helpful to know exactly how a 1%, or even a 0.5%, mortgage rate shift affects your purchasing power. The... Read More

    Facts About Closing Costs [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Edsar De Vera | March 31, 2023

    Facts About Closing Costs [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights If you’re thinking about buying a home, be sure to plan for closing costs. Closing costs are typically 2% to 5% of the total purchase price of a home, and they can include things like government recording costs, appraisal fees, and more. Let’s connect so I can answer... Read More

    We’re in a Sellers’ Market. What Does That Mean?

    By Edsar De Vera | March 30, 2023

    We’re in a Sellers’ Market. What Does That Mean? Even though activity in the housing market has slowed from the frenzy we saw over a year ago, today’s low supply of homes for sale is still a sellers’ market. But what does that really mean? And why are conditions today so good if you want... Read More

    4 Key Tips for Selling Your House This Spring

    By Edsar De Vera | March 29, 2023

    4 Key Tips for Selling Your House This Spring Spring has arrived, and that means more and more people are getting their homes ready to sell. But with recent shifts in real estate, this year’s spring housing market will be different from the frenzy of the past several years. To sell your house quickly, without... Read More

    How Homeownership Is Life Changing for Many Women

    By Edsar De Vera | March 28, 2023

    How Homeownership Is Life Changing for Many Women Throughout Women’s History Month, we reflect on the impact women have in our lives, and that includes impact on the housing market. In fact, since at least 1981, single women have bought more homes than single men each year, and they make up 17% of all households.... Read More

    Get Ready: The Best Time To List Your House Is Almost Here

    By Edsar De Vera | March 27, 2023

    Get Ready: The Best Time To List Your House Is Almost Here If you’re thinking about selling this spring, it’s time to get moving – the best week to list your house is fast approaching. Experts at realtor.com looked at seasonal trends from recent years (excluding 2020 as an uncharacteristic year due to the onset... Read More

    Have You Thought About Why You Might Want To Sell Your House? [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Edsar De Vera | March 24, 2023

    Have You Thought About Why You Might Want To Sell Your House? [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights If you’re on the fence about selling your house, it’s worth considering all the reasons why moving could make sense for you. If you find your home no longer meets your needs, it may be time to sell. You have... Read More

    Why Buying a Home Is a Sound Decision

    By Edsar De Vera | March 23, 2023

    Why Buying a Home Is a Sound Decision If you’re thinking about buying a home, you want to know the decision will be a good one. And for many, that means thinking about what home prices are projected to do in the coming years and how that could impact your investment. This year, we aren’t... Read More

    Reasons To Consider Condos in Your Home Search

    By Edsar De Vera | March 23, 2023

    Reasons To Consider Condos in Your Home Search Are you having trouble finding a home that fits your needs and your budget? If so, you should know there’s an option worth considering – condominiums, also known as condos. According to Bankrate: “A condo can be a more affordable entry point to homeownership than a single-family... Read More

    The Role of Access in Selling Your House

    By Edsar De Vera | March 21, 2023

    The Role of Access in Selling Your House Once you’ve made the decision to sell your house and have hired a real estate agent to help, they’ll ask how much access to your home you want to give potential buyers. Your answer matters more now than it did in recent years. Here’s why. At the... Read More