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Should I Move or Refinance?

Should I Move or Refinance?

Mike Panza
The level of equity homeowners have is at an all-time high. According to the U.S. Census, over 38% of owner-occupied...
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Sellers Are Ready To Enter the Housing Market

Sellers Are Ready To Enter the Housing Market

Mike Panza
One of the biggest questions in real estate today is, “When will sellers return to the housing market?” An ongoing...
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Americans See Real Estate as a Better Investment Than Stocks or Gold

Americans See Real Estate as a Better Investment Than Stocks or Gold

Mike Panza
Last month, in a post on the Liberty Street Economics blog, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York noted that...
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Don’t Forget to Budget for Closing Costs

Don’t Forget to Budget for Closing Costs

Mike Panza
When buying a home, it’s important to have a budget and make sure you plan ahead for certain homebuying expenses....
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When It Comes To Selling a House, Your Time Is Money [INFOGRAPHIC]

When It Comes To Selling a House, Your Time Is Money [INFOGRAPHIC]

Mike Panza
Some Highlights Selling a house is no small task. If you decide to try to do it on your own,...
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Your House Could Be the Oasis in an Inventory Desert

Your House Could Be the Oasis in an Inventory Desert

Mike Panza
Homebuyers are flooding the housing market right now to take advantage of record-low mortgage rates. Many have a sense of...
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It’s Not Too Late To Apply For Forbearance

It’s Not Too Late To Apply For Forbearance

Mike Panza
Over the past year, the pandemic made it challenging for some homeowners to make their mortgage payments. Thankfully, the government...
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Experts Say Home Prices Will Continue to Appreciate

Experts Say Home Prices Will Continue to Appreciate

Mike Panza
It’s clear that consumers are concerned about how quickly home values are rising. Many people fear the speed of appreciation...
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3 Graphs Showing Why You Should Sell Your House Now

3 Graphs Showing Why You Should Sell Your House Now

Mike Panza
There’s no doubt that 2021 is the year of the seller when it comes to the housing market. If you’re...
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The Power of Mortgage Pre-Approval [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Power of Mortgage Pre-Approval [INFOGRAPHIC]

Mike Panza
Some Highlights  Mortgage pre-approval means a lender has reviewed your finances and, based on factors like your income, debt, and...
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6 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Furniture for Your New Home

6 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Furniture for Your New Home

Real Estate
Selecting and buying furniture for your beautiful abode, whether it be a sofa, dining table or any other piece, is...
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Why Waiting to Buy a Home Could Cost You a Small Fortune

Why Waiting to Buy a Home Could Cost You a Small Fortune

Mike Panza
Many people are sitting on the fence trying to decide if now’s the time to buy a home. Some are...
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Are Interest Rates Expected to Rise Over the Next Year?

Are Interest Rates Expected to Rise Over the Next Year?

Mike Panza
So far this year, mortgage rates continue to hover around 3%, encouraging many hopeful homebuyers to enter the housing market....
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4 Big Incentives for Homeowners to Sell Now

4 Big Incentives for Homeowners to Sell Now

Mike Panza
The housing market keeps sailing along. The only headwind that could take it off course is the lack of inventory...
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Americans Find the Nonfinancial Benefits of Homeownership Most Valuable

Americans Find the Nonfinancial Benefits of Homeownership Most Valuable

Mike Panza
Homeownership is a foundational part of the American Dream. As we look back on more than a year of sheltering...
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Should I Buy Now or Wait? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Should I Buy Now or Wait? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Mike Panza
Some Highlights If you’re thinking that waiting a year or two to purchase a home might mean you’ll save some...
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Should I Buy Now or Wait? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Should I Buy Now or Wait? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Mike Panza
Some Highlights If you’re thinking that waiting a year or two to purchase a home might mean you’ll save some...
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Is Home Price Appreciation Accelerating Again?

Is Home Price Appreciation Accelerating Again?

Mike Panza
At the beginning of the year, industry forecasts called for home price appreciation to slow to about half of the...
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Patience Is the Key to Buying a Home This Year

Patience Is the Key to Buying a Home This Year

Mike Panza
The question many homebuyers are facing this year is, “Why is it so hard to find a house?” We’re in...
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Will the Housing Market Maintain Its Momentum?

Will the Housing Market Maintain Its Momentum?

Mike Panza
Last week’s Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows sales have dropped by 3.7% compared...
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