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May 28, 2019

Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips!?

In today’s real estate market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared.

In a realtor.com article entitled, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind,” the author ...

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Posted in Buyer News, News
May 28, 2019

Dual-Eligible Beneficiaries: Some Seniors Qualify for Both Medicare and Medicaid?

A great deal of confusion surrounds Medicare and Medicaid. They’re often mistaken for one another, but they are two very different programs that provide health care benefits for Americans. While many people believe that participation in these programs is mutually exclusive, the truth is that some seniors do qualify to ...

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Posted in News, Senior News
May 28, 2019

Competition is Coming, Are You Thinking of Selling Your Home??

The number of building permits issued for single-family homes is the best indicator of how many newly built homes will rise over the next few months. According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development Residential Sales Report, the number of these ...

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Posted in News, Seller News
May 27, 2019

New Research Shows Housing Is Affordable For First-Time Buyers?

Home prices have been on the rise for the last seven years, leading many housing market analysts to conclude that first-time homebuyers are being shut out of the market due to affordability concerns.

New Research Shows Housing Is Affordable For First-Time Buyers | MyKCM

Home prices have been on the rise for the last seven years, leading many housing market analysts ...

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May 27, 2019

Make the Front Porch a Selling Point?

The front porch is making a comeback. More builders are adding them back into new home designs too.

The front porch was once a mainstay in home designs in the early 1900s. But over the years it has gotten swapped out for those street-facing garages. Also, homeowners sought more privacy ...

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May 27, 2019

10 Ways to Save on Utility Bills During the Summer Months?

Summer means baseball and swimming and ice cream! But unfortunately, it also can mean high energy bills, thanks to air conditioning and having the kids at home. Click through to learn how to lower your utility bills and save money this summer.

The summer heat is often the culprit behind ...

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May 18, 2019

New Study Reveals One Surprising Reason for the Inventory Shortage?

There has been a great amount written on millennials and their impact on the housing market. However, the headlines often contradict each other. Some claim this generation is becoming the largest share of first-time home buyers, while others claim millennials don’t want to own a home, blaming them for the ...

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May 18, 2019

How to Marie Kondo Your Kitchen?

You may have heard of the Marie Kondo method for organizing, and we're here to tell you that it works. Click through to learn how you can make simple changes to your kitchen that will fill the space with joy.

Want to fill your kitchen with joy? There's ...

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May 18, 2019

Renters Paying Substantially More While Owning Costs Less?

In a recent Insights BlogCoreLogic reported that rent prices have skyrocketed since 2005. Meanwhile, the typical mortgage payment has actually decreased.

Renters Paying Substantially More While Owning Costs Less

 

“CoreLogic’s national rent index was up 36% in December 2018 compared with December 2005, while the typical mortgage ...

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May 18, 2019

Need a Break from Caregiving? Avoid Burnout, Find Respite Care

Millions of family caregivers throughout our country are putting in long, unpaid hours and coping with very difficult elders with little to no help. Sadly, this is a prevalent issue and a guaranteed recipe for caregiver burnout. If family members won’t get on board and you don’t have much money ...

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