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How A Lack of Inventory Impacts the Housing Market

By Jessica Couch | Jun 18, 2018

The housing crisis is finally in the rear-view mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are up, home sales are up, and distressed sales (foreclosures and short sales) have fallen to their lowest points in years. The market will continue to strengthen in 2018. However, there […]

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Top 4 Home Renovations for Max ROI [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Jessica Couch | Jun 15, 2018

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Whether you are selling your home, just purchased your first home or are a homeowner planning to stay put for a while, there is value in knowing which home improvement projects will net you the most Return On Investment (ROI).
Minor…

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Are Lending Standards Too Loose…or Too Tight?

By Jessica Couch | Jun 14, 2018

Are Lending Standards Too Loose…or Too Tight? | Simplifying The MarketWith home values appreciating at record rates, some are concerned that we may be heading for another housing bubble like the one we experienced a decade ago. One of the major culprits of that housing boom and bust was the loosening of standards for mortgage credit. In a study done at the University of North […]

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Days on The Market Drops to New Low in April

By Jessica Couch | Jun 11, 2018

Days on The Market Drops to New Low in April | Simplifying The MarketAccording to recently released data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the median number of days that a home spent on the market hit a new low of 26 days in April, as 57% of homes were on the market for under a month. NAR’s Chief Economist, Lawrence Yun, had this to say, “What is available for sale is […]

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The Cost of Renting vs. Buying [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Jessica Couch | Jun 8, 2018

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Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision.
Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (28.8%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (17.1%)…

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Did Tax Reform Kill the Luxury Market? NOT SO FAR!

By Jessica Couch | Jun 7, 2018

Did Tax Reform Kill the Luxury Market? NOT SO FAR! | Simplifying The MarketThe new tax code limits the deduction of state and local property taxes, as well as income or sales taxes, to a total of $10,000. When the tax reform legislation was put into law at the beginning of the year, some experts felt that it could have a negative impact on the luxury housing market. […]

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Homeowners & Appraisers See the Most Eye-to-Eye on Price in 3 Years

By Jessica Couch | Jun 6, 2018

Homeowners & Appraisers See the Most Eye-to-Eye on Price in 3 Years | Simplifying The MarketIn today’s housing market, where supply is very low and demand is very high, home values are increasing rapidly. Many experts are projecting that home values could appreciate by another 5% (or more) over the next twelve months. One major challenge in such a market is the bank appraisal. When prices are surging, it is […]

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10336-10338 S. White Rock Rd, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

By Jessica Couch | Feb 21, 2018

Source: 10336-10338 S. White Rock Rd, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

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American River Canyon Homes for Sale under $500K

By Jessica Couch | Feb 6, 2018

American River Canyon Homes for Sale American River Canyon is a highly desirable Folsom community showcasing custom homes, some with views vistas. Call Jessica at 916-532-8916 to discuss …

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