Housing Market

April 27, 2020

It's Over

(Disclosure: This video does not portray the political views of R.E. Shilow Realty or any of it's 
associates. This video clip wasd used because it is one of the best descriptions of the affects
of the Corona Virus on the current real estate economy.)

Real Estate Overview

It ...

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April 16, 2020

The Sky Is Falling, Or Not!

Doom and Gloom, Or Not

From record-breaking numbers to a total meltdown in just a few short months, and we owe this all to the COVID-19! There was an article written by Kathy Orton from The Washington Post earlier this year talking about the lack of inventory and the increased demand ...

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Oct. 25, 2019

Mortgage Interest Rates

Todays Mortgage Interest Rates

When Should You Buy or Sell?

Seems that social media, friends at work, and even family members all are experts in real estate and well the country’s economy. Interest rates are low it’s time to buy or sell! Interest rates are high now’s not a good ...

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April 8, 2019

Top 5 Ways You Can Prepare Your Home For Sale

How to Prepare Your Home For Sale

Every seller wants their house to sell quickly and for as much money as they can sell it for, but it takes more than hoping your house sells to make it happen. Sprucing up your home and careful planning are important things to ...

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April 5, 2019

US Economic Report and Soaring Home Prices

US Economic Report

Median Home Prices

Median list prices are at a high for the first time in March at $300,000 according to a realtor.com report. According to Realtor, there are 1,349,597 active listings currently on the market with a 4% increase year over year.  ...

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April 1, 2019

What is a short sale and how is it better than foreclosure?

Short Sale Overview

What is a Short Sale?

Let's say you're selling your home but the offer you get is super low, it won't cover the total amount you owe on your mortgage, but you need to sell it, so you just take it. This is a ...

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March 19, 2019

Real Estate and The New Tax Change

What matters most, higher interest rates or property deductions?

Great outlook on interest rates, the federal reserve is widely predicted to raise rates 0-1 time this year. Last year the federal reserve raised rates 4 times. At one moment in the market last year 30 yr. mortgages were as high ...

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May 15, 2018

Rent or Buy!! Who is Right?

 

Rent vs Buy

 

This is a discussion that has and will continue to be a debate in households across the country. Depending on who you talk to you should wait and save your 20% down payment. Most mortgage companies will offer approx 3.5% as a down payment, but you will ...

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March 12, 2018

Know This Before You Rent Your Home

Top Questions to Ask Yourself

 

Have you thought about renting your home or purchasing a rental property? When you are thinking about turning your home into a rental you have to ask yourself a couple questions. These questions are essential to ask and answer yourself before turning your home into a rental ...

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March 1, 2018

Featured Builder, Viking Builders

Build Your Dream Home with Viking

One of the most renowned builders in the State, Viking Homes introduces another stunning home in Western Howard County. If you are interested in style, functional building quality, and all around home efficiency, there is no question you need to stop by this property.  ...

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