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The Power of Pre-Approval

If you’re buying a home this spring, today’s housing market can feel like a challenge. With so few homes on the market right now, plus higher mortgage rates, it’s essential to have a firm grasp on your homebuying budget. You’ll also need a sense of determination to find the right house and act quickly when you go to put in… Read more →

Your Tax Refund Can Help You Achieve Your Homebuying Goal

Have you been saving up to buy a home this year? If so, you know there are a variety of expenses involved – from your down payment to closing costs. But there’s good news – your tax refund can help you achieve your goals by paying for some of these expenses. SmartAsset estimates the average American will receive a $1,798… Read more →

The Role of Access in Selling Your House

Once you’ve made the decision to sell your house and have hired a real estate agent to help, they’ll ask how much access to your home you want to give potential buyers. Your answer matters more now than it did in recent years. Here’s why. At the height of the buying frenzy seen during the pandemic, there was a rise… Read more →

Balancing Your Wants and Needs as a Homebuyer This Spring

Though there are more homes for sale now in the Charlottesville area than there were at this time last year, there’s still an undersupply with fewerhouses available than in more normal, pre-pandemic years. The Monthly Housing Market Trends Report from realtor.computs it this way: “While the number of homes for sale is increasing, it is still 43.2% lower than it… Read more →

Could a Multigenerational Home Be the Right Fit for You?

During the pandemic, many of us reexamined the meaning of home for ourselves and our loved ones. Today, that can be seen in the recent rise in multigenerational households. According to Jessica Lautz, Deputy Chief Economist and Vice President of Economic Research at the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “Multi-generational buying may be a home where families live in the… Read more →

An Expert Makes All the Difference When You Sell Your House

If you’re thinking of selling your house, it’s important to work with someone who understands how the market is changing and what it means for you. Here are five reasons working with a professional can ensure you’ll get the most out of your sale. 1. They’re Experts on Market Trends With today’s housing market defined by change, it’s critical to… Read more →

One Major Benefit of Investing in a Home

One of the many reasons to buy a home is that it’s a major way to build wealth and gain financial stability. According to Freddie Mac: “Building equity through your monthly principal payments and appreciation is a critical part of homeownership that can help you create financial stability.” With spring approaching, now’s a great time to consider if buying a… Read more →

What You Should Know About Closing Costs

Before you buy a home, it’s important to plan ahead. While most buyers consider how much they need to save for a down payment, many are surprised by the closing costs they have to pay. To ensure you aren’t caught off guard when it’s time to close on your home, you need to understand what closing costs are and how… Read more →

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Things To Do In Charlottesville, Virginia

  Charlottesville, Virginia is a popular tourist destination and one of the best locations to see historical wonders. It is a charming city that is home to some of the best vineyards and museums. There are also some of the best boutique stores in the entire world.   If you’re thinking of moving to Charlottesville, you may be wondering what… Read more →