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The Final Housing Index of 2016 Shows Continued Improvement

Housing professionals now have another reason to celebrate this holiday season: existing home sales saw the highest annualized pace in nearly a decade, according to the National Association of Realtors.

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Empowering Your Clients to Improve Their Credit Scores

As we’ve reported previously, poor credit is one of the major deterrents facing millennials as they embark on the journey to homeownership. NerdWallet found millennials cite “insufficient credit score or history” as their biggest obstacle to getting a mortgage. Of …

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While Inventory is Down, Increase Your Competitive Edge

Just because inventory is especially tight right now doesn’t mean families, couples and individuals should give up on their aspirations of buying their dream home.

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On the Fence About Purchasing a Home – Now What?

If you’re on the fence about purchasing a home, consider the fact that buying is usually cheaper than renting. Debunk the myth that millennials aren’t interested in homeownership.

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How Did 2015 End for the Atlanta Housing Industry?

The Atlanta housing industry ended the year on a more sluggish note than expected. Tight inventory, home sales and a variety of other housing indicators were factors in the end-of-year decline.

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The Atlanta Housing Index Ends 2015 on a Sluggish Note

Once again, stagnation strikes the U.S. housing industry as home sales, home prices and home builder confidence painted an unclear picture of the industry.

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No Scares in the Housing Industry This October

The headlines regarding the U.S. housing industry over the past month have swung like a pendulum from positive sightings to neutral or negative happenings.

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Checking the Pulse of the Housing Industry

The National Association of Realtors’ recently released 11th annual Housing Pulse Survey unveiled optimistic consumer outlook and a host of positive trends.

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Seasons Change – So Should Your Habits

Between dealing with the pressure of swiftly closing deals, the growing mountain of paperwork, keeping a robust client pipeline and fostering partnerships in the housing industry, it can be extremely challenging for MLOs to carve out quality time for family, …

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Who is the Average First-Time Homebuyer?

According to Zillow, today’s first-time homebuyers are older, renting for longer periods of time and are much more likely to be single.

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