Entries by Concept Z Home and Property

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Mortgage FAQ: Essential Answers to All Your Questions About Home Loans in the Coronavirus Era

With the economy in unprecedented territory and the phrase “housing crash” on the lips of economists, mortgage holders have questions. And current homeowners aren’t alone: First-time home buyers in search of a new mortgage also have questions on how and when to proceed. For borrowers (and potential borrowers) in search of answers, we present your most frequently […]

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Buying a Home Right Now: Easy? No. Smart? Yes.

Through all the volatility in the economy right now, some have put their search for a home on hold, yet others have not. According to ShowingTime, the real estate industry’s leading showing management technology provider, buyers have started to reappear over the last several weeks. In the latest report, they revealed: “The March ShowingTime Showing Index® recorded […]

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7 Easy DIY Kitchen Projects You Can Tackle While You’re Self-Isolating

There’s nothing like spending an extended period of time at home to realize how badly your place needs a makeover. So if you’re one of the millions of people starting to feel stir-crazy during all this social distancing, we’ve got the answer: Put all that extra time and energy into something worthwhile, like finally tackling […]

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Should I Sell My House Now? The Essential Guide To Selling in the Age of Coronavirus

Spring is usually prime home-selling season—but this spring is a whole different ballgame. With the coronavirus crisis intensifying and the economy in a tailspin, some homeowners may be asking themselves: Should I sell my home during the coronavirus pandemic, or wait? To be sure, this spring’s home-selling season will be anything but normal. So far, the latest National Association […]

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How To Negotiate an Offer on a Home Right Now

The real estate market—and daily life—has been completely upended in just a few weeks. Yet maybe in spite of it all, you’ve managed to find a home you love and are ready to make an offer. Congratulations! But as you hover on the brink of what is potentially the biggest investment of your life, amid […]

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How Technology Is Enabling the Real Estate Process

Today’s everyday reality is pretty different than it looked just a few weeks ago. We’re learning how to do a lot of things in new ways, from how we work remotely to how we engage with our friends and neighbors. Almost everything right now is shifting to a virtual format. One of the big changes […]

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Don’t Let Frightening Headlines Scare You

There’s a lot of anxiety right now regarding the coronavirus pandemic. The health situation must be addressed quickly, and many are concerned about the impact on the economy as well. Amidst all this anxiety, anyone with a megaphone – from the mainstream media to a lone blogger – has realized that bad news sells. Unfortunately, […]

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Yes, You Can Still Afford a Home

The residential real estate market has come roaring out of the gates in 2020. Compared to this time last year, the number of buyers looking for a home is up 20%, and the number of home sales is up almost 10%. The increase in purchasing activity has caused home price appreciation to begin reaccelerating. Many analysts have […]

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Buying a Home: Do You Know the Lingo?

Some Highlights: Buying a home can be intimidating if you’re not familiar with the terms used throughout the process. To point you in the right direction, here’s a list of some of the most common language you’ll hear along the way. The best way to ensure your homebuying process is a positive one is to […]