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Joel Kahn

10/1/2021 1:35:08 AM +00:00

According to the FBI, more than one million burglaries are committed in the United States each year, with victims suffering an estimated $3 billion in combined property losses.1 Fortunately, there are some proven tactics you can use to decrease your...

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9/1/2021 3:24:14 AM +00:00

Selling your home when you still need to shop for a new one can feel daunting to even the most seasoned homeowner––especially when the demand for new homes keeps rising, but the supply feels like it’s dwindling.¹ You’re not alone...

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8/1/2021 6:25:30 AM +00:00

It’s the old supply-and-demand predicament: Home sales in the U.S. continue at a torrid pace, but the availability of listings remains limited. Buoyed by historically low mortgage rates, buyers keep shopping for homes, reducing the available inventory and sparking a...

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7/1/2021 6:33:18 AM +00:00

If you’re searching for drama, don’t limit yourself to Netflix. Instead, tune in to the real estate market, where the competition among buyers has never been fiercer. And with homes selling for record highs,1 the appraisal process—historically a standard part...

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6/1/2021 5:20:28 PM +00:00

Learn how to determine your current net worth and how an investment in real estate can help improve your bottom line. Among its many impacts, COVID-19 has had a pronounced effect on the housing market. Low home inventory and high...

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5/3/2021 10:38:53 PM +00:00

Imagine the first place you lived as a young adult. Now imagine trying to fit your life today into that space. Not pretty, right?  For most of us, our housing needs are cyclical.1 A newly independent adult can find freedom...

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4/1/2021 3:05:33 AM +00:00

Today’s real estate market is one of the fastest-moving in recent memory. With record-low inventory in many market segments, we’re seeing multiple offers—and sometimes even bidding wars—for homes in the most sought-after neighborhoods. This has led some sellers to question...

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3/1/2021 5:08:14 AM +00:00

While many areas of the economy have contracted, the housing market has stayed remarkably strong. But can the good news last? When COVID-related shutdowns began in March, real estate brokers and clients scrambled to respond to the shift. Record-low interest...

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2/1/2021 4:04:52 AM +00:00

We’ve all spent a lot more time at home over the past year. And for many of us, our homes have become our office, our classroom, our gym—and most importantly, our safe haven during times of uncertainty. So it’s no...

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1/1/2021 9:06:16 AM +00:00

The start of a new year always compels people to take a fresh look at their goals, from health and career to relationships and finance. But with historically low mortgage rates, increased home sales and price growth, and a tight...

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