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    Is It Time To Sell Your Second Home?

    By Suzie Taggart | January 12, 2023

    Is It Time To Sell Your Second Home? During the pandemic, second homes became popular because of the rise in work-from-home flexibility. That’s because owning a second home, especially in the luxury market, allowed those homeowners to spend more time in their favorite places or with different home features. Keep in mind, a luxury home... Read More

    Today’s Housing Market Is Nothing Like 15 Years Ago

    By Suzie Taggart | January 11, 2023

    Today’s Housing Market Is Nothing Like 15 Years Ago There’s no doubt today’s housing market is very different than the frenzied one from the past couple of years. In the second half of 2022, there was a dramatic shift in real estate, and it caused many people to make comparisons to the 2008 housing crisis. While there... Read More

    The Truth About Negative Home Equity Headlines

    By Suzie Taggart | January 10, 2023

    The Truth About Negative Home Equity Headlines Home equity has been a hot topic in real estate news lately. And if you’ve been following along, you may have heard there’s a growing number of homeowners with negative equity. But don’t let those headlines scare you. In truth, the headlines don’t give you all the information you really need to... Read More

    What Experts Are Saying About the 2023 Housing Market

    By Suzie Taggart | January 9, 2023

    What Experts Are Saying About the 2023 Housing Market If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home soon, you probably want to know what you can expect from the housing market this year. In 2022, the market underwent a major shift as economic uncertainty and higher mortgage rates reduced buyer demand, slowed the pace of home sales, and... Read More

    Tips To Reach Your Homebuying Goals in 2023 [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Suzie Taggart | January 6, 2023

    Tips To Reach Your Homebuying Goals in 2023 [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights If you’re planning to buy a home in 2023, here are a few things to focus on. Work on your credit and save for a down payment. If saving feels like a challenge, there’s help available. Then, get pre-approved, create a list of desired features, and prioritize them. Let’s connect so you have... Read More

    3 Best Practices for Selling Your House This Year

    By Suzie Taggart | January 5, 2023

    3 Best Practices for Selling Your House This Year A new year brings with it the opportunity for new experiences. If that resonates with you because you’re considering making a move, you’re likely juggling a mix of excitement over your next home and a sense of attachment to your current one. A great way to ease... Read More

    FREE EDUCATIONAL BUYER EVENT! SATURDAY 1/7/2023 10-11am!

    By Suzie Taggart | January 4, 2023

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    FREE EDUCATIONAL BUYER EVENT! THURSDAY 1/5/2023 6-7pm!

    By Suzie Taggart | January 4, 2023

    FREE EDUCATIONAL BUYER EVENT! THURSDAY 1/5/2023 6-7pm! Read More

    Avoid the Rental Trap in 2023

    By Suzie Taggart | January 4, 2023

    Avoid the Rental Trap in 2023 If you’re a renter, you likely face an important decision every year: renew your current lease, start a new one, or buy a home. This year is no different. But before you dive too deeply into your options, it helps to understand the true costs of renting moving forward.... Read More

    Wondering How Much You Need To Save for a Down Payment?

    By Suzie Taggart | January 3, 2023

    Wondering How Much You Need To Save for a Down Payment? If you’re getting ready to buy your first home, you’re likely focused on saving up for everything that purchase involves. One cost that’s likely top of mind is your down payment. But don’t let a common misconception about how much you need to save... Read More