The True Value of Homeownership
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by Jeanie Cutting
4d ago
Buying and owning your home can make a big difference in your life by bringing you joy and a sense of belonging. And with June being National Homeownership Month, it’s the perfect time to think about all the benefits homeownership provides.  Of course, there are financial reasons to buy a house, but it’s important to consider the non-financial benefits that make a home more than just where you live. Here are three ways owning your home can give you a sense of accomplishment, happiness, and pride.  You May Feel Happier and More Fulfilled  Owning a home is associated with better ..read more
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Keys to Success for First-Time Homebuyers
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by Jeanie Cutting
5d ago
Buying your first home is an exciting decision and a major milestone that has the power to change your life for the better. As a first-time homebuyer, it’s a vision you can bring to life, but, as the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shares, you’ll have to overcome some factors that have made it more challenging in recent years: “Since 2011, the share of first-time home buyers has been under the historical norm of 40% as buyers face tight inventory, rising home prices, rising rents and high student debt loads.” That said, if you’re looking to purchase your first home, here are two thin ..read more
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Today’s Real Estate Market: The ‘Unicorns’ Have Galloped Off
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by Jeanie Cutting
5d ago
Comparing real estate metrics from one year to another can be challenging in a normal housing market. That’s due to possible variability in the market making the comparison less meaningful or accurate. Unpredictable events can have a significant impact on the circumstances and outcomes being compared.  Comparing this year’s numbers to the two ‘unicorn’ years we just experienced is almost worthless. By ‘unicorn,’ this is the less common definition of the word: “Something that is greatly desired but difficult or impossible to find.”  The pandemic profoundly changed real estate over ..read more
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Remember and Honor Those Who Gave All
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by Jeanie Cutting
6d ago
We remember and honor those who gave all. The post Remember and Honor Those Who Gave All appeared first on JC Realty AZ ..read more
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Moving Now Can Give Your House Its Day in the Sun [INFOGRAPHIC]
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by Jeanie Cutting
1w ago
Some Highlights If you want to sell your house, consider doing it this summer. The days are longer, the weather is warmer, and it’s a great time for sellers. If your needs have changed, now’s the time to capitalize on the low inventory and multiple offers in today’s sellers’ market. Connect with a local real estate agent today if you’re ready to sell your house and move to a home that meets your changing needs. Powered by WPeMatico The post Moving Now Can Give Your House Its Day in the Sun [INFOGRAPHIC] appeared first on JC Realty AZ ..read more
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The Benefits of Selling Now, According to Experts
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by Jeanie Cutting
1w ago
If you’re trying to decide if now’s the time to sell your house, here’s what you should know. The limited number of homes available right now gives you a big advantage. That’s because there are more buyers out there than there are homes for sale. And, with so few homes on the market, buyers will have fewer options, so you set yourself up to get the most eyes possible on your house. Here’s what industry experts are saying about why selling now has its benefits: Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist at the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “Inventory levels are still at historic lows. Consequent ..read more
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Owning a Home Helps Protect Against Inflation
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by Jeanie Cutting
1w ago
You’re probably feeling the impact of high inflation every day as prices have gone up on groceries, gas, and more. If you’re a renter, you’re likely experiencing it a lot as your rent continues to rise. Between all of those elevated costs and uncertainty about a potential recession, you may be wondering if it still makes sense to buy a home today. The short answer is – it does. Here’s why.  Homeownership actually shields you from the rising costs inflation brings. Freddie Mac explains how:  “Not only will buying today help you begin to build equity, a fixed-rate mortgage can stabil ..read more
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Why Buying a Vacation Home Beats Renting One This Summer
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by Jeanie Cutting
1w ago
For many of us, visiting the same vacation spot every year is a summer tradition that’s fun, relaxing, and restful. If that sounds like you, now’s the time to think about your plans and determine if buying a vacation home this year makes more sense than renting one again. According to Forbes:  “. . . if the idea of vacationing at the same place every year makes you feel instantaneously relaxed, buying a vacation home might be a wise move.”   To help you decide if making a move like this is right for you, let’s explore why you may want to consider purchasing a vacation home to ..read more
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Why Buyers Need an Expert Agent by Their Side
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by Jeanie Cutting
2w ago
The process of buying a home can feel a bit intimidating, even under normal circumstances. But today’s market is still anything but normal. There continues to be a very limited number of homes for sale, and that’s creating bidding wars and driving home prices back up as buyers compete over the available homes. Navigating all of this can be daunting if you’re trying to do it alone. That’s why having a skilled expert to guide you through the homebuying process is essential, especially today. Bankrate shares this perspective:  “Advice and guidance from a professional real estate agent can ..read more
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The Worst Home Price Declines Are Behind Us
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by Jeanie Cutting
2w ago
If you’re following the news today, you may feel a bit unsure about what’s happening with home prices and fear whether or not the worst is yet to come. That’s because today’s headlines are painting an unnecessarily negative picture. Contrary to those headlines, home prices aren’t in a freefall. The latest data tells a very different and much more positive story. Local home price trends still vary by market, but here’s what the national data tells us. If we take a year-over-year view, home prices stayed positive – they just appreciated more slowly than they did at the peak of the pandemic. To ..read more
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