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5 Reasons Today’s Housing Market Is Anything But Normal

5 Reasons Today’s Housing Market Is Anything But Normal

There are many headlines out there that claim we’re reverting to a more normal real estate market. That would indicate the housing market is returning to the pre-pandemic numbers we saw from 2015-2019. But that’s not happening. The market is still extremely vibrant as...

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What RCFE Buyers and Sellers Need To Know About the Appraisal Gap

What RCFE Buyers and Sellers Need To Know About the Appraisal Gap

It’s economy 101 – when supply is low, and demand is high, prices naturally rise. That’s what’s happening in today’s housing market. Home prices are appreciating at near-historic rates, and that’s creating some challenges when it comes to RCFE appraisals.  In recent...

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5 Things Homebuyers Need To Know When Making an Offer

5 Things Homebuyers Need To Know When Making an Offer

Excerpted from McKnights Clinical Daily by Alicia Lasek More than a quarter of older adults say they are in worse physical condition now than before the pandemic, suggesting a heightened potential for falls, a new national poll has found. More than a third of older...

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5 Things Homebuyers Need To Know When Making an Offer

5 Things Homebuyers Need To Know When Making an Offer

When it comes to buying an RCFE residence, you’re looking for the perfect place for your residents to call home. The problem is, in today’s market there just aren’t that many RCFEs available to purchase. With inventory hovering near record lows and high buyer demand,...

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Experts Say Home Prices Will Continue to Appreciate

Experts Say Home Prices Will Continue to Appreciate

It’s clear that consumers are concerned about how quickly RCFE home values are rising. Many people fear the speed of appreciation may lead to a crash in prices later this year. In fact, Google reports that the search for “When is the housing market going to...

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Don’t Forget to Budget for Closing Costs

Don’t Forget to Budget for Closing Costs

When buying an RCFE home, it’s important to have a budget and make sure you plan ahead for certain homebuying expenses. Saving for a down payment is the main cost that comes to mind for many, but budgeting for the closing costs required to get a mortgage is just as...

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Is RCFE Home Price Appreciation Accelerating Again?

Is RCFE Home Price Appreciation Accelerating Again?

At the beginning of the year, industry forecasts called for home price appreciation to slow to about half of the double-digit increase we saw last year. The same is true of RCFE homes.  The thinking was that inventory would increase from record-low levels and put an...

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82,338 Great Reasons to Buy an RCFE Home Today

82,338 Great Reasons to Buy an RCFE Home Today

The financial benefits of buying an RCFE home as compared to leasing one are always up for debate. However, one element of the equation is often ignored – the ability to build wealth as the RCFE homeowner. Most experts are calling for home prices to continue...

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How to Make a Winning Offer on an RCFE Home

How to Make a Winning Offer on an RCFE Home

Today’s RCFE buyers are faced with a strong seller’s market, which means there are a lot of active buyers competing for a relatively low number of available RCFEs. As a result, it’s essential to understand how to make a confident and competitive offer on your dream...

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Is It a Good Time to Sell My RCFE?

Is It a Good Time to Sell My RCFE?

Last year, many RCFE owners thought twice about selling due to the onset of the health crisis. This year, however, many are beginning to regain their confidence when it comes to selling safely.  Now that a majority of residents have received their vaccinations,...

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How to Prepare Your RCFE for a Winning Sale This Spring

How to Prepare Your RCFE for a Winning Sale This Spring

Some Highlights With so few RCFEs available to buy today, houses are in high demand, and they’re selling fast. That means it’s a great time to sell if you’re ready to make that move. Reach out to us to make sure your RCFE is ready for a top-dollar sale this spring. It...

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Home Prices: What Happened in 2020? What Will Happen This Year?

Home Prices: What Happened in 2020? What Will Happen This Year?

The real estate market was on fire during the second half of 2020. Buyer demand was way up, and the supply of homes available for sale hit record lows. The same is true for RCFE homes.  The price of anything is determined by the supply and demand ratio, so home prices...

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3 Ways You’ll Win When You Buy an RCFE Home This Year

3 Ways You’ll Win When You Buy an RCFE Home This Year

There are so many great reasons to purchase an RCFE home and business.  Having an RCFE home of your own can give you a greater sense of security and accomplishment in a time that’s largely uncertain. If you’re a repeat buyer looking for your dream RCFE, making a move...

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3 Reasons We’re Definitely Not in a Housing Bubble

3 Reasons We’re Definitely Not in a Housing Bubble

Home values appreciated by about ten percent in 2020, and they’re forecast to appreciate by about five percent this year. The same is true for RCFE homes.  This has some voicing concern that we may be in another housing bubble like the one we experienced a little over...

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So Cal RCFE Report: Boiling Over

So Cal RCFE Report: Boiling Over

Fierce demand, throngs of buyer tours, bidding wars, rapid appreciation, and limited available RCFE homes to purchase are all due to historically low rates. Insatiable Demand With a record low supply of RCFE homes available to purchase and staggering demand, the...

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Why Right Now May Be The Right Time To Sell Your RCFE

Why Right Now May Be The Right Time To Sell Your RCFE

The housing market made an incredible recovery in 2020 and is now positioned for an even stronger year in 2021. Record-low mortgage interest rates are a driving factor in this continued momentum, with average rates hovering at historic all-time lows.   According to...

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What Does 2021 Have in Store for RCFE Home Values?

What Does 2021 Have in Store for RCFE Home Values?

According to the latest CoreLogic Home Price Insights Report, nationwide home values (includes RCFE homes) increased by 8.2% over the last twelve months. The dramatic rise was brought about as the inventory of homes for sale reached historic lows at the same time...

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The Do’s and Don’ts after Applying for a Mortgage

The Do’s and Don’ts after Applying for a Mortgage

Once you’ve found the right home and applied for a mortgage, there are some key things to keep in mind before you close. You’re undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new place, but before you make any large purchases, move your money around, or...

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So Cal RCFE Report: Buyer’s Frustration

So Cal RCFE Report: Buyer’s Frustration

With an unrelenting lack of supply of RCFE homes FOR SALE, it will not be a buyer’s market anytime soon.  An Ongoing Seller’s Market RCFE housing has lined up in favor of sellers for years now and it is due to a low inventory of RCFEs available to purchase coupled...

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SO CAL RCFE Report: A Blazing November

SO CAL RCFE Report: A Blazing November

With an extremely limited supply, this is the hottest November since 2012.  Hot November Housing With an Expected Market Time of 41 days, in the midst of November, the Southern California RCFE market is hotter than the Spring Markets of 2014 through 2019.  This is the...

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Three Ways Low Inventory Is a Win for RCFE Sellers

Three Ways Low Inventory Is a Win for RCFE Sellers

The number of RCFEs for sale today is significantly lower than the high buyer activity in the current housing market. According to Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of Realtors: “There is no shortage of hopeful, potential RCFE buyers, but...

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