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High Prices, Low Inventory and Frustrated Buyers – Navigating the Spring 2021 Housing Market 1024 683 Matthew Cooney

High Prices, Low Inventory and Frustrated Buyers – Navigating the Spring 2021 Housing Market

As the housing market experiences record low inventory, buyers are becoming increasingly frustrated as they are losing out in multiple bid situations.  There is further dismay among buyers as prices…

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Make Your First Impression Last… Preparing a House to Sell 1024 680 Matthew Cooney

Make Your First Impression Last… Preparing a House to Sell

It is said that selling a house is as much of an art as it is a science.  (Check out: Feng Shui and the Art of Residential Real Estate) With that in…

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How do you determine the value of your home? 1024 1024 Matthew Cooney

How do you determine the value of your home?

It may sound overly simplistic but a home is simply worth what someone will pay for it. What someone will pay for a property in a competitive and open market…

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Feng Shui and the Art of Residential Real Estate 1024 686 Matthew Cooney

Feng Shui and the Art of Residential Real Estate

Feng Shui which literally translates to “wind and water” is an ancient art that is said to date back over 3000 years.  According to tradition, it was discovered by Chinese…

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Home Away from Home – The Basics of Camping 745 474 Matthew Cooney

Home Away from Home – The Basics of Camping

Are you ready to take your first camping trip?  There is a reason over 40 million people go camping each year in the United States.  Camping is a great way…

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Born at the Wrong Time: Why the American Dream of Homeownership has Eluded the Millenials 1024 682 Matthew Cooney

Born at the Wrong Time: Why the American Dream of Homeownership has Eluded the Millenials

According to the Pew Research Center and the U.S. Census Bureau, the oldest Millennials were born between 1981 and 1982. By the time they spoke their first words, the economic…

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Owning versus renting? What makes the most sense? 1024 683 Matthew Cooney

Owning versus renting? What makes the most sense?

Written by Matthew Cooney It is said that homeownership is part of the American dream. While that may be true, every person has unique circumstances in life so there is definitely…

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The 6 biggest mistakes homeowners make when trying to sell their home 1024 683 Matthew Cooney

The 6 biggest mistakes homeowners make when trying to sell their home

Mistake # 1:   One of the biggest mistakes homeowners make is pricing a home too high and then failing to reduce the price in a timely manner.  In residential real estate there…

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Will 5% Mortgage Rates Mean the End of a Seller’s Market in Real Estate? 1024 768 Matthew Cooney

Will 5% Mortgage Rates Mean the End of a Seller’s Market in Real Estate?

We are currently in a seller’s market for residential real estate. The national housing supply is at 4.3 months which is below the 6 months of inventory typically considered a…

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