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US Housing Shortage Could Go On For Years

July 26th, 2021

The US housing shortage, which has created a heated market, could go on for years, according to a homebuilder CEO in a CNBC interview. Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer said in the interview,   "We are at multiyear lows as far as new and resale inventory, and, honestly, it's going to be very difficult for [...]

National Homeownership Month June 2020

June 8th, 2020

National Homeownership Month is the month of June each year. Though 2020 has been a wildly different year than past years, we can still bring attention to homeownership and its benefits this month! The celebration started as a week years ago, and in 2002 President George W. Bush proclaimed the month of June to be [...]

June is National Homeownership Month

June 4th, 2019

June is National Homeownership Month. National Homeownership Month is a month dedicated to bringing attention to homeownership and its benefits. The celebration started as a week years ago, and in 2002 President George W. Bush proclaimed the month of June to be dedicated to homeownership. Every president since has proclaimed June as National Homeownership Month. [...]

Cigarette Smoke Smell Can Reduce Resale Value of Homes

February 5th, 2019

Cigarette smoke smell can reduce the resale value of homes comes from a post by Realtor.com, the website of the National Association of Realtors about this topic. The Realtor.com article states that cigarette smoke can reduce the resale value of a home by up to 29 percent! There are a number of ways to attempt [...]

Home Sales in December 2018 Dropped More than Usual

January 29th, 2019

Across the US, home sales in December 2019 dropped more than the usual seasonal reduction in sales. Home sales dropped an average of 6.4% from November. According to both the National Association of REALTORS and a CNBC article, the drop was unusually large, as sales generally vary monthly in the very low single digit averages. [...]

Seniors Real Estate Specialist Marney Kirk

November 20th, 2017

It's official, I am a Seniors Real Estate Specialist, as I earned my SRES designation last week! What is a Seniors Real Estate Specialist? From the SRES website: "By earning the SRESĀ® Designation, you have demonstrated the necessary knowledge and expertise to counsel clients age 50+ through major financial and lifestyle transitions in relocating, refinancing, [...]

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