Tony and Elsa Fuentes's Blog Posts

The Power of Mortgage Pre-Approval [2021]

Some Highlights Mortgage pre-approval means a lender has reviewed your finances and, based on factors like your income, debt, and credit history, determined how much you’re qualified to

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The Power of Mortgage Pre-Approval [2021]

Some Highlights Mortgage pre-approval means a lender has reviewed your finances and, based on factors like your income, debt, and credit history, determined how much you’re qualified to

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

Many people are sitting on the fence trying to decide if now’s the time to buy a home. Some are renters who have a strong desire to become homeowners but are unsure if buying right now

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4 Big Incentives for Homeowners to Sell Now.

The housing market keeps sailing along. The only headwind that could take it off course is the lack of inventory for sale. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that there&

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Americans Find the Nonfinancial Benefits of Homeownership Most Valuable (2021)

Americans Find the Nonfinancial Benefits of Homeownership Most ValuableHomeownership is a foundational part of the American Dream. As we look back on more than a year of sheltering in our,

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Is 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 thinking was that inventory would

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Patience Is the Key to Buying a Home This Year, 2021.

The question many homebuyers are facing this year is, “Why is it so hard to find a house?” We’re in the ultimate sellers’ market, which means real estate is ultra

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4 Tips to Maximize the Sale of Your House.

Homeowners ready to make a move are definitely in a great position to sell today. Housing inventory is incredibly low, driving up buyer competition. This gives homeowners leverage to sell

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This Isn’t a Bubble. It’s Simply Lack of Supply. [2021]

Some HighlightsIn a recent article, Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of Realtors (NAR), discussed the state of today’s housing market.When

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Remarkable Real Estate Headlines, Don’t Be Fooled!

Don’t Be Fooled by Remarkable Real Estate HeadlinesDon’t be impressed by the headlines reporting year-over-year housing numbers for the next several months (data covering March, April,

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Planning to Move? You Can Still Secure a Low Mortgage Rate on Your Next Home.

This year, mortgage rates have started to slowly climb above recent record-breaking lows. Many homeowners planning to move may feel like they’ve missed the chance to score a great

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Great Reasons to Buy a Home Today.

The financial benefits of buying a home as compared to renting one are always up for debate. However, one element of the equation is often ignored – the ability to build wealth as a homeowner

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How Much Time Do You Need To Save for a Down Payment.?

How Much Time Do You Need To Save for a Down Payment?One of the biggest hurdles homebuyers face is saving for a down payment. As you’re budgeting and planning for your home purchase, you&rsquo

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Home Is Where the Heart Is!.

Home Is Where the Heart Is [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsThere’s no doubt about it: homeowners love their homes, and that feeling has become even more important over the past year.The vast

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Why This Is a Great Year to Sell Your Vacation Home.

As vaccines are administered and travel resumes, many of us are beginning to plan for those long-awaited vacations we missed out on over the past year. Some households are focusing their efforts on

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93% of Americans Believe a Home Is a Better Investment Than Stocks.

A recent Survey of Consumer Finances study released by the Federal Reserve reveals the net worth of homeowners is forty times greater than that of renters. If you’re

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Multigenerational Housing Is Gaining Momentum [2021]

Some HighlightsIf your house is feeling a little cramped with the addition of adult children or aging parents, it might be time to consider a move-up into a multigenerational home that

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Full of Financial Benefits of Homeownership

Homeownership Is Full of Financial BenefitsA Fannie Mae survey recently revealed some of the most highly-rated benefits of homeownership, which continue to be key drivers in today

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Latest Jobs Report: What Does It Mean for You & the Housing Market.?

Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a very encouraging jobs report. The economy gained 916,000 jobs in March – well above expert projections of 650,000 to 675

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Don’t Sell on Your Own Just Because It’s a Sellers’ Market.

In a sellers’ market, some homeowners might be tempted to try to sell their house on their own (known as For Sale By Owner, or FSBO) instead of working with a trusted

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Tax Refund and Stimulus Savings May Help You Achieve Homeownership This Year

Your If you’re planning to buy a home this year, saving for a down payment is one of the most important steps in the process. One of the best ways to jumpstart your savings is by starting

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No Reason To Panic Over Today’s Lending Standards.

,Today, some are afraid the real estate market is starting to look a lot like it did in 2006, just prior to the housing crash. One of the factors they’re pointing to is the availability of

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Is Homeownership Still Considered Part of the American Dream?.

Since the birth of our nation, homeownership has always been considered a major piece of the American Dream. As Frederick Peters reports in Forbes:“The idea of a place of one

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How a Change in Mortgage Rate Impacts Your Homebuying Budget.

Mortgage rates are on the rise this year, but they’re still incredibly low compared to the historic average. However, anytime there’s a change in the mortgage rate, it

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What It Means To Be in a Sellers’ Market!

If you’ve given even a casual thought to selling your house in the near future, this is the time to really think seriously about making a move. Here’s why this season is the

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2021 Real Estate Myth Buster.

2021 Real Estate Myth Buster [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsThere are a lot of misconceptions about buying or selling a home today, making it challenging to know exactly how to navigate the current

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Perks in Today’s Housing Market for both Buyers and Sellers

Buyer & Seller Perks in Today’s Housing MarketRight now, the housing market is full of outstanding opportunities for both buyers and sellers. Whether you’re thinking of

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Think About Listing Prices Like an Auction’s Reserve Price.

Why You Should Think About Listing Prices Like an Auction’s Reserve PriceFor generations, the homebuying process never really changed. The seller would try to estimate the market value of the

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Should We Fear the Surge in Cash-Out Refinances.?

Freddie Mac recently released their Quarterly Refinance Statistics report which covers refinances through 2020. The report explains that the dollar amount of cash-out refinances was

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Credit Score Needed for a Mortgage.

What Credit Score Do You Need for a Mortgage?According to data from the most recent Origination Insight Report by Ellie Mae, the average FICO® score on closed loans

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Strongest Tailwind to Today’s Recovering Economy?

What Is the Strongest Tailwind to Today’s Recovering Economy?Last year started off with a bang. Unemployment was under 4%, forecasters were giddy with their projections for the economy,

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Make a Winning Offer on a Home.

How to Make a Winning Offer on a HomeToday’s homebuyers are faced with a strong sellers’ market, which means there are a lot of active buyers competing for a relatively

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Be a Competitive Buyer in Today’s Housing Market

How to Be a Competitive Buyer in Today’s Housing Market [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsWith so few houses for sale today, it’s important to be prepared when you’re ready to

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Will the Housing Market Bloom This Spring?.

Spring is almost here, and many are wondering what it will bring for the housing market. Even though the pandemic continues on, it’s certain to be very different from the spring we experienced

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6 Simple Graphs Proving This Is Nothing Like Last Time.

Last March, many involved in the residential housing industry feared the market would be crushed under the pressure of a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic. Instead, real estate had one of its best

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How Upset Should You Be about 3% Mortgage Rates?.

Last Thursday, Freddie Mac announced that their 30-year fixed mortgage rate was over 3% (3.02%) for the first time since last July. That news dominated real estate headlines that day

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Reasons to Sell Your House This Spring

5 Reasons to Sell Your House This SpringWhen selling a house, most homeowners hope for a quick and profitable transaction that puts them in a position to make a great move. If you’re waiting

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Prepare Your House for a Winning Sale This Spring.

How to Prepare Your House for a Winning Sale This SpringSome HighlightsWith so few homes available to buy today, houses are in high demand, and they’re selling fast.That means it

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How Smart Is It to Buy a Home Today?.

Whether you’re buying your first home or selling your current house, if your needs are changing and you think you need to move, the decision can be complicated. You may have to take personal

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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 price of anything is determined by the

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Benefits of a 20% Down Payment?.

What Are the Benefits of a 20% Down Payment?If you’re thinking of buying a home this year, you may be wondering how much money you need to come up with for your down payment. Many

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It’s a Sellers’ Market [2021]

Some HighlightsOver the past year, homeowners have gained an unprecedented opportunity to sell with great success while buyer demand is soaring.With homes selling twice as fast as they did

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More Homes to Buy This Year?

Are There Going to Be More Homes to Buy This Year?If you’re looking for a home to purchase right now and having trouble finding one, you’re not alone. At a time like this when there are

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How Much Leverage Do Today’s House Sellers Have?.

How Much Leverage Do Today’s House Sellers Have?The housing market has been scorching hot over the last twelve months. Buyers and their high demand have far outnumbered sellers and a short

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Mortgage Rates Are Projected to Increase

The Reason Mortgage Rates Are Projected to Increase and What It Means for YouWe’re currently experiencing historically low mortgage rates. Over the last fifty years, the average on a 

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Home Mortgage Rates

Home Mortgage Rates by Decade [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsMortgage interest rates have dropped considerably over the past year, and compared to what we’ve seen in recent decades, it’s a

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Will Low Mortgage Rates Continue through, 2021?

With mortgage interest rates hitting record lows so many times recently, some are wondering if we’ll see low rates continue throughout 2021, or if they’ll start to rise.

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Home Equity Can Have a Major Impact on Your Life 2021

3 Ways Home Equity Can Have a Major Impact on Your LifeThere have been a lot of headlines reporting on how homeowner equity (the difference between the current market value of your home and the

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Is It Time to Buy a Bigger Home?

Millennials: Is It Time to Buy a Bigger Home?In today’s housing market, all eyes are on millennials. Not only are millennials the largest generation, but they’re also currently between

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3 Ways You’ll Win When You Buy a Home This Year, 2021!

There are so many great reasons to purchase a home, and over the past year, we’ve realized more of them than we ever thought possible. If you’re a first-time homebuyer, having a home of

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Why It’s Easy to Fall in Love with Homeownership [2021]

Some HighlightsHomeownership provides comfort, stability, and security, and it makes you feel more connected to your community.Your home is something to be proud of and is uniquely yours, so you can

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How Affordable Homes Are Today?

47% of New Buyers Surprised by How Affordable Homes Are TodayHeadlines matter. Right now, it’s hard to read about real estate without seeing a headline that suggests homes have become

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Luxury Market Is Attracting Buyers in 2021.

As more people continue to identify their changing needs this year, some are turning to the upscale housing sector for more space or finer features. In their most recent Luxury Market Report,

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3 Reasons We’re Definitely Not in a Housing Bubble 2021

Home values appreciated by about ten percent in 2020, and they’re forecast to appreciate by about five percent this year. This has some voicing concern that we may be in another housing bubble

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Benefits of Homeownership Today

6 Foundational Benefits of Homeownership TodayOver the past year, our homes have become an integral part of our lives more than ever. They’re much more than the houses we live in. They&rsquo

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Building a New Home? Your Agent Is Critical

Thinking about Building a New Home? Your Agent Is Critical. [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsA real estate professional is an expert who can advocate on your behalf throughout the process when building a

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Is Buying A Home A Good Investment?

Why Owning a Home Is a Powerful Financial DecisionIn today’s housing market, there are clear financial benefits to owning a home: increasing equity, the chance to build your net,

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Turn to an Expert, for the Best Advice, Not Perfect Advice

As we approach the anniversary of the hardships we’ve faced through this pandemic and the subsequent recession, it’s normal to reflect on everything that’s changed and wonder what

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Is it the Right Time to Sell, 2021?

Is Right Now the Right Time to Sell? [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsIf you’re on the fence about selling your house, now is a great time to take advantage of sky-high demand, low supply, and

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Record-Low Housing Inventory Means for You

What Record-Low Housing Inventory Means for YouThe real estate market is expected to do very well in 2021, with mortgage rates that are hovering at historic lows and forecasted by 

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What Happens When Homeowners Leave Their Forbearance Plans? (2021)

According to the latest report from Black Knight, Inc., a well-respected provider of data and analytics for mortgage companies, 6.48 million households have entered a forbearance plan

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Appraisal and Home Inspection

What’s the Difference between an Appraisal and a Home Inspection?If you’re planning to buy a home, an appraisal is an important step in the process. It’s a

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Benefits of Moving

Why Moving May Be Just the Boost You NeedAs we look back over the past year, we’ve certainly lived through one of the most stressful periods in recent history. After spending so much more time

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Homebuyers Financial Fundamentals 2021

Financial Fundamentals for Homebuyers [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsWhen you’re thinking about buying a home, there are a few key steps to take before you even start to look at houses.From

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Owning is More Affordable Than Renting 2021

Owning a Home Is Still More Affordable Than Renting OneIf spending more time at home over the past year is making you really think hard about buying a home instead of renting one, you;

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Should I Wait for Lower Mortgage Interest Rates, 2021?

Historically low mortgage rates are a big motivator for homebuyers right now. In 2020 alone, rates hit new record-lows 16 times, and the trend continued into the early part of this year.

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How to Make the Dream of Homeownership a Reality This Year 2021!

In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired a powerful movement with his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Through his passion and determination, he sparked interest, ambition, and courage

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All About Mortgage

Things to Avoid after Applying for a Mortgage [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsThere are a few key things to make sure you avoid after applying for a mortgage to help make sure you still

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Why Now is the Right Time to Sell your House 2021

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

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Will Forbearance Plans Lead to a Tsunami of Foreclosures? 2020

At the onset of the economic disruptions caused by the COVID pandemic, the government quickly put into place forbearance plans to allow homeowners to remain in their homes without making their

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Reasons to Buy Home Now

4 Reasons People Are Buying Homes in 2021According to many experts, the real estate market is expected to continue growing in 2021, and it’s largely driven by the lasting impact the

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Housing Market Forecast 2021?

What Does 2021 Have in Store for Home Values?According to the latest CoreLogic Home Price Insights Report, nationwide home values increased by 8.2% over the last twelve months.

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Do I need A Real Estate Agent(2021)?

Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsChoosing the right real estate professional to work with is one of the most important decisions you can make in your homebuying

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Is it a good Year to Sell?

Is This the Year to Sell My House?If one of the questions you’re asking yourself is, “Should I sell my house this year?” consumer sentiment about selling today should

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Home Equity and its Importance in Building Wealth

The Importance of Home Equity in Building WealthHomeownership has always been the first rung on the ladder leading to household wealth. As Freddie Mac recently posted:&ldquo

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Is it the right time to Sell?

Why Not to Wait Until Spring to Make a MoveThe housing market recovery coming into the new year has been nothing short of remarkable. Many experts agree the turnaround from the nation’s

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Housing Market 2021

Four Expert Views on the 2021 Housing MarketThe housing market was a shining star in 2020, fueling the economic turnaround throughout the country. As we look forward to 2021, can we expect real

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The Difference a Year Makes for Homeownership 2020

Over the past year, mortgage rates have fallen more than a full percentage point, hitting a new historic low 15 times. This is a great driver for homeownership, as today’s low rates

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The Difference a Year Makes for Homeownership 2020

Over the past year, mortgage rates have fallen more than a full percentage point, hitting a new historic low 15 times. This is a great driver for homeownership, as today’s low rates

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The Do’s and Don’ts after Applying for a Mortgage 2020

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

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2021 Housing Forecast [2020]

Some HighlightsExperts project an optimistic year for the 2021 housing market.With mortgage rates forecasted to remain low, high buyer demand is expected to fuel more home sales and continue to

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Homeowner Equity Increases an Astonishing $1 Trillion (2020)

In a year that was financially devastating for many Americans, some good news for most homeowners is the dramatic gain in home equity over the last twelve months. Last week, CoreLogic 

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3 Reasons to Be Optimistic about Real Estate in 2021...

This year will be remembered for many reasons, and optimism is one thing that’s been in short supply since the spring. We’re experiencing a global pandemic, social unrest, an economic

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The Holidays Aren’t Stopping Homebuyers This Year 2020

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us, yet finding the perfect holiday gifts for friends and family is certainly still top of mind for many right now. This year, there’s another type of

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The Holidays Aren’t Stopping Homebuyers This Year 2020

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us, yet finding the perfect holiday gifts for friends and family is certainly still top of mind for many right now. This year, there’s another type of

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Winning as a Buyer in a Sellers’ Market [2020]

Some HighlightsBuying a home in today’s sellers’ market doesn’t have to feel like an uphill battle.Here are four ways to make sure you’re positioned for success when making a

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Why It Makes Sense to Sell Your House This Holiday Season 2020

If you’re one of the many homeowners thinking about taking your house off the market for the holidays, hang on. You definitely don’t want to miss the great selling opportunity you have

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Are Home Prices Headed Toward Bubble Territory? 2020

Talk of a housing bubble is beginning to crop up as home prices have appreciated at a rapid pace this year. This is understandable since the appreciation of residential real estate is well above

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An Honest Look at Unemployment Numbers 2020

Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the November Jobs Report. It revealed that, though headed in the right direction, the nation’s job recovery has slowed. The

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An Honest Look at Unemployment Numbers 2020

Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the November Jobs Report. It revealed that, though headed in the right direction, the nation’s job recovery has slowed. The

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How Remote Work Can Power Your Vacation Home Sale 2020

This year, the opportunity to work remotely has increased the demand for vacation homes. Gay Cororaton, Senior Economist and Director of Housing and Commercial Research at the 

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The Path to Homeownership [2020]

Some HighlightsIf you’re thinking of buying a home and not sure where to start, you’re not alone.Here’s a map with 10 simple steps to follow in the homebuying process.Let’s

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A New Way to Shop for Homes in a Virtual World 2020

In a year when we’re learning to do so much remotely, homebuying is no exception. From going to work to attending school, grocery shopping, and even seeing our doctors online, digital

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With Home Values Surging, Is it Still Affordable to Buy Right Now? 2020

Housing inventory is at an all-time low. Realtor.com just reported that there are 39% fewer homes for sale today than there were last year. At the same time, buyer

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Knowledge Is Power on the Path to Homeownership 2020

Homeownership is on the goal list for many young adults, but sometimes it’s hard to know exactly how to get there. From understanding the homebuying process to pre-approval and down

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5 Tips for Homebuyers Who Want to Make a Competitive Offer 2020

Today’s real estate market has high buyer interest and low housing inventory. With so many buyers competing for a limited number of homes, it’s more important than ever to

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Is Buying a Home Today a Good Financial Move?2020

There’s no doubt 2020 has been a challenging year. A global pandemic coupled with an economic recession has caused heartache for many. However, it has also prompted more Americans to

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It Pays to Sell with a Real Estate Agent [2020]

Some HighlightsToday, it’s more important than ever to have an expert you trust to guide you as you sell your house.From your safety throughout the process to the complexity of negotiating the

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Tips to Sell Your House Safely Right Now [2020]

Some HighlightsYour agent now has over 6 months of experience selling houses during the pandemic and can make the process easier and safer for you today.COVID-19 protocols and technology usage

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Winter Will Bring a Flurry of Activity to the Housing Market 2020

In the second half of this year, the housing market surged with activity. Today, real estate experts are looking ahead to the winter season and the forecast is anything but chilly. As

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Homeownership Is a Key to Building Wealth 2020

For years, real estate has been considered the best investment you can make. A major reason for this is due to the net worth a household gains through homeownership. In fact, according to

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3 Bed, 2 Bath House for Sale | Kissimmee | The Fuentes Team

Welcome Home!!! How would you feel having all the space you’ve been looking for? This property sits over ¾ acres lot, where you don’t have to worry about HOA fees. From the

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3 Bed, 2 Bath House for Sale | Kissimmee | The Fuentes Team

Welcome Home!!! How would you feel having all the space you’ve been looking for? This property sits over ¾ acres lot, where you don’t have to worry about HOA fees. From the

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Is it Safe to Sell My House Right Now?2020

In today’s real estate market, the buzz is all about how it’s a great time to sell your house. Buyer demand is high, and there simply aren’t enough homes available to buy

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Making a Home for the Brave Possible [2020]

Some HighlightsVA Home Loans provide unique opportunities for Veterans, active-duty personnel, and their families in recognition of their service to our Nation.For eligible individuals, options

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Why the 2021 Forecast Doesn’t Call for a Foreclosure Crisis 2020

As the current forbearance mortgage relief options come to an end, many are wondering if we’ll face a foreclosure crisis next year. This is understandable, especially for those who

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Real Estate Is a Driving Force in the Economy 2020

As the economy recovers from this year’s health crisis, the housing market is playing a leading role in the turnaround. It’s safe to say that what we call “home” is taking on

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Rent vs. Buy: How to Decide What’s Best for You 2020

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, median rent continues to rise. With today’s low mortgage rates, there’s great opportunity for current renters to make a move

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4 Reasons Why the Election Won’t Dampen the Housing Market 2020

4 Reasons Why the Election Won’t Dampen the Housing MarketTomorrow, Americans will decide our President for the next four years. That decision will have a major impact on many aspects of life

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Should I Renovate My House Before I Sell It? [2020]

Some HighlightsIn today’s hyper-competitive market, buyers are often willing to overlook cosmetic or minor repair needs if it means snagging a home in their price range.With so few houses

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Three Ways Low Inventory Is a Win for Sellers 2020

The number of houses for sale today is significantly lower than the high buyer activity in the current housing market. According to Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the 

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Buyer Interest Is Growing among Younger Generations 2020

The demand for homes this year is extraordinary as record-breaking numbers of hopeful buyers continue to shop for homes. In a normal year, the peak homebuying season comes to a close by early fall.

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How Down Payment Assistance Opens the Door to Homeownership 2020

Many people are eager to buy a home right now while affordability continues to be a highlight of the current housing market. However, a recent survey by Sparks Research 

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Two Important Impacts of Home Equity 2020

Equity continues to rise, helping American homeowners secure a much more stable financial future. According to the most recent data from CoreLogic, the average homeowner gained $9,800 

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Selling Your House Is the Right Move, Right Now [2020]

Some HighlightsDemand from homebuyers has skyrocketed this year, which means today’s sellers are poised to win big. This ideal moment in time to sell your house won’t last

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Home Values Projected to Keep Rising 2020

As we enter the final months of 2020 and continue to work through the challenges this year has brought, some of us wonder what impact continued economic uncertainty could have on home prices.

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Why Today’s Options Will Save Homeowners from Foreclosure 2020

Many housing experts originally voiced concern that the mortgage forbearance program (which allows families impacted financially by COVID to delay mortgage payments to a later date) could lead to an

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Americans Are Gaining Confidence in the Economy 2020

The September Jobs Report issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the unemployment rate dropped to 7.9%. Though that percentage is well below what experts

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Real Estate Continues to Show Unprecedented Strength This Year (2020)

The 2020 housing market has surpassed all expectations and continues to drive the nation’s economic recovery. The question is, will this positive trend continue throughout the rest of the,

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How to Prepare for a Bidding War [2020]

Some HighlightsWith so few houses available on the market today, being ready for a bidding war is essential for prospective homebuyers.From pre-approval to making your best offer, here are three

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Do You Need to Know More about Forbearance and Mortgage Relief Options? 2020

Earlier this year when the nation pressed pause on the economy and unemployment rates jumped up significantly, many homeowners were immediately concerned about being able to pay their mortgages, and

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The #1 Reason Not to Wait to List Your House for Sale 2020

The #1 Reason Not to Wait to List Your House for SaleMany industries have been devastated by the economic shutdown caused by the COVID-19 virus. Real estate is not one of them.Mark,&

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Do You Have Enough Money Saved for a Down Payment? 2020

One of the biggest misconceptions for first-time homebuyers is how much you’ll need to save for a down payment. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t always have to put 20% down to

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6 Reasons You’ll Win by Selling with a Real Estate Agent This Fall 2020

There are many benefits to working with a real estate professional when selling your house. During challenging times, like what we face today, it becomes even more important to have an expert you

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Thinking of Moving? [2020]

Some HighlightsIf you’re ready to sell your house but you’re worried about finding one to move into, why not invest in a brand-new home built just for you?New construction is on the

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Should You Buy a Retirement Home Sooner Rather than Later? [2020]

Every day in the U.S., roughly 10,000 people turn 65. Prior to the health crisis that swept the nation in 2020, most people had to wait until they retired to make a move to the beach, the

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A Homeowner’s Net Worth Is 40x Greater Than a Renter’s (2020)

One of the best ways to build your family’s financial future is through homeownership. Recent data from the Federal Reserve indicates the net worth of a homeowner is actually

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Is it Time to Move into a Single-Story Home? (2020)

Once the kids have left the nest, you may be wondering what to do with all of the extra space in your home. Chances are, you don’t need four bedrooms anymore, and it may be a great time to;

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Why Pricing Your House Right Is Essential (2020)

In today’s real estate market, setting the right price for your house is one of the most valuable things you can do.According to the U.S. Economic Outlook by the National

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Rising Home Equity Can Power Your Next Move [2020]

Some HighlightsAccording to CoreLogic, homeowners across the country are gaining significant equity.Over the past year, the average homeowner gained $9,800 in equity, growing

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Buyers Are Finding More Space in the Luxury Home Market 2020

A year ago, additional space and extra amenities had a very different feel for homebuyers. Today, the health crisis has brought to light how valuable more square footage and carefully designed

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Why Selling this Fall May Be Your Best Move 2020

If you’re thinking about moving, selling your house this fall might be the way to go. Here are four highlights in the housing market that may make your decision to sell this fall an easy one.

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Where Are Home Values Headed Over the Next 12 Months? - 2020

As shelter-in-place orders were implemented earlier this year, many questioned what the shutdown would mean to the real estate market. Specifically, there was concern about home values. After years

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Housing Market on Track to Beat Last Year’s Success 2020

Back in March, as the nation’s economy was shut down because of the coronavirus, many were predicting the real estate market would face a major collapse. Some forecasts called for a 15-20%

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Why Pricing Your Home Right Matters This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC] 2020

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Crystal shows you around this 3-4 Bedroom, 2.5-3 Bath, 2 car garage home for sale in Kissimmee, Florida, off of Boggy Creek Road. You can enjoy the and granite countertops, walk-in closets, and the,

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El Mes de Junio es Buyer Awareness Month!

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FOR SALE $318,000 3046 Sera Bella Way, Kissimmee, Fl 34744 Video Tour - The Fuentes Team

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Welcome to your new home built in 2016, 4 beds and 3 baths, opened porch in the front and rear to sit and enjoy the breeze. This property is only 10 mins from the major Orlando Airport, Lake Nona

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6 Tips for Selling Your Home Video

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Why Should I Own a Home? 6 Reasons to Own a Home

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Here is a quick introduction video on Exp Realty, and some of there things they have to offer. If you are interested in joining or just want more information, we would be happy to share it with you!

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New Construction Home in St Cloud, Fl Seasons at Westerley

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What is Exp Realty? Should I Join Exp Realty?

Hey guys! I just wanted to share with you this great video introduction on Exp Realty. It's truely a great company, and I really see my future starting here. Watch the video its great. If

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COVID-19 Scammers Duping Homeowners Who Need Help

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OPEN HOUSE Kissimmee Saturday 2-1-2020

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My Take on the Current Housing Market

People often ask us what the market is doing... Here's my take on the current state of the Florida housing.

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Six Things to Know Before a Disaster Strikes

Living in Florida is a dream… until a hurricane comes at you.Then it can be filled with anxiety, fear, and real danger. The best way to stay safe in a big storm is to know what to do,

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Sabes que hablamos Espanol?

?Es sierto nuestros amigables miembros del Equipo Fuentes con Exp Realty hablamos los dos idiomas Ingles y español / manejando los dos idiomas nos da la oportunidad de servir mejor a nuestros

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The second quarter this year saw a lot of activity in Central Florida’s housing market. There was an increase in sales, higher median prices, and more new listings. This is, no doubt, a

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What the REALTORS® Code of Ethics Means to You

Many people don’t realize that REALTORS® voluntarily agree to abide by a Code of Ethics. We do this so that you, as a buyer or seller of real estate, know that you can trust us. The

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Let's Walk through 5215 Landmark

Lets take a virtual walk thru of 5215 Landmark Dr in Saint Cloud3 BR 3 Bths near Lake Nona with

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As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing

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5 Tips For Buying A Home

Looking to buy a home? Here are five essential tips for making the process as smooth as possible.Get your finances in order.Start by getting a full picture of your credit. Obtain copies of your

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Life Hacks for Updating the Living Room in Central Florida!

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