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Aug

THE BOOMERANG EFFECT

boomerang effect

There is an interesting trend developing in single-family homes: the kids aren’t leaving! U.S. Census Bureau statistics show a whopping 14% increase in the number of families with grown children living at home. Rising tuition, a sluggish job market, and the high cost of rent are the major reasons that adult children are moving back […]

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Aug

PRETTY AS A PICTURE

Newly painted and stained exterior of modern home during summertime

You already know that a real estate agent usually accompanies the most serious buyers when they go to look at homes for a potential purchase. But if you’re planning to list your home in the upcoming months, here’s a sobering statistic: 70 percent of buyers view and compare pictures online before deciding which homes they […]

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Aug

PRICING YOUR BIGGEST ASSET

A small house built out of dollar bills

Listings on the New York Stock Exchange illustrate a powerful point if you’re planning to sell your home. Peek at the Wall Street Journal listings for the NYSE: two columns are titled “bid” and “sell.” “Bid” is what buyers are offering for a particular stock – say $45 1/8 per share. “Sell” is what sellers […]

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