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The Best Advice Does Not Mean Perfect Advice

Posted by Kim Diop on April 29, 2020 in  Covid-19
The Best Advice Does Not Mean Perfect Advice The angst caused by the coronavirus has most people on edge regarding both their health and financial situations. It’s at times like these when we want exact information about anything we’re doing – even the correct protocol for grocery shopping. That information brings knowledge, and this gives us a sense of relief and comfort. If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home today, the same need for information is very real. But, because it&r... read more
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The Housing Market Is Positioned to Help the Economy Recover [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights Expert insights are painting a bright future for housing when the economy bounces back – and it will. We may be facing challenging economic times today, but the housing market is poised to help the economy recover, not drag it down. Let’s connect to make sure you’re informed and ready when it’s time to make your move. ... read more
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Will Surging Unemployment Crush Home Sales?

Posted by Kim Diop on April 15, 2020 in  Unemployment
Will Surging Unemployment Crush Home Sales? Ten million Americans lost their jobs over the last two weeks. The next announced unemployment rate on May 8th is expected to be in the double digits. Because the health crisis brought the economy to a screeching halt, many are feeling a personal financial crisis. James Bullard, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, explained that the government is trying to find ways to assist those who have lost their jobs and the companies which were... read more
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How Technology Is Enabling the Real Estate Process

Posted by Kim Diop on April 08, 2020 in  Technology
How Technology Is Enabling the Real Estate Process Today’s everyday reality is pretty different than it looked just a few weeks ago. We’re learning how to do a lot of things in new ways, from how we work remotely to how we engage with our friends and neighbors. Almost everything right now is shifting to a virtual format. One of the big changes we’re adapting to is the revisions to the common real estate transaction, which all vary by state and locality. Technology, however, is making it pos... read more
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Much of the country is practicing social distancing—and doing their part to stop the spread of COVID-19 by staying at home. Social distancing at home can be a challenge and limit what you can do with your time. But if you’ve been thinking about putting your property on the market, this offers the perfect opportunity to get your home ready to sell. A recent article from a Real Estate Website outlined different ways sellers can productively use this time at extended home to get their properties ready to s... read more
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