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Buyers, Your First Home

Are You Pre-Approved For A Mortgage?

Starting the loan application is the first step to finding your first home. Credit unions, mortgage brokers, and banks are the main institutions you can contact for a mortgage. To decide if you qualify, mortgage companies need documents proving your ability to repay the loan. Preparing a folder beforehand will speed up the process, making it easier to price shop…

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Top 5 Real Estate Articles (8/11/17)

Snake People, Baby Boomers, and the 10-year anniversary of the housing crisis make an interesting week in real estate.  1. Baby Boomers Who Refuse to Sell Are Dominating the Housing Market (From Bloomberg) Two generations are pitted against each other in the real estate market.  As millennials start out on their own, they are battling a shortage of affordable inventory.  People…

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Jacksonville Real Estate Market Update – July 2017

Inventory Woes=Opportunity Jacksonville continues to experience a shortage of inventory.  With only 3.5 months of inventory available for sale, buyers are struggling to find affordable homes and often are in multiple offer situations.  The shortage caused the median sales price to increase 11% over last year and 12% of sellers are getting above asking price. Additionally most homes are closing in…

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Top 5 Real Estate Articles (8/4/2017)

Don’t have time to stay on top of the real estate market? Stay informed with this week’s top five real estate articles! 1.   Home Improvement Spending Soars 2.   More Millennials list Dogs than Marriage or Children as Factor in Home-buying Decision 3.  This House had 22 Offers. Why did the Owners not Take the Highest? 4.   New…

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