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What is Clever Real Estate? Read This First.

What is Clever Real Estate? Read This First.

Posted on Sep 21, 2021

What Adds Value to a Home? What to Do if You Plan to Sell Later Clever Real Estate is a national brokerage that pairs agents with consumers looking to buy or sell a home. Unlike other brokerages, Clever is an entirely online service (listwithclever.com). Rather than having agents pay for leads, age...
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Divorce and Mortgage: What Happens to the House?

Divorce and Mortgage: What Happens to the House?

Posted on Sep 16, 2021

According to Statista, about 80% of married couples own a home together. Divorce, for this reason, often involves couples figuring out how to split a property they used to share. Here’s what you need to know about how homes, divorce, and mortgages impact each other. Who Really Owns the Home? Prope...
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Fall 2021 Housing Market Outlook

Fall 2021 Housing Market Outlook

Posted on Sep 10, 2021

In our last market outlook, we were lamenting the severe lack of homes to purchase relative to demand, and were hoping to see some inventory increase to provide relief to the extreme seller’s market conditions.  The good news is that we did see a small uptick of inventory over the summer in Ju...
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Closing Costs in MD: What Home Buyers Need to Know

Closing Costs in MD: What Home Buyers Need to Know

Posted on Sep 09, 2021

First-time homebuyers will often save and save for the down payment for their home, but all too often they forget about closing costs. Closing costs are all the fees and expenses you're expected to pay for when you buy your home. These costs represent a significant investment for homeowners, and un...
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Affordable DC Suburbs: a Cost-of-Living Breakdown

Affordable DC Suburbs: a Cost-of-Living Breakdown

Posted on Sep 02, 2021

The DC housing market isn’t known for affordability. Home prices in this region of the US are soaring high, and this extends out into its suburbs as well. With that said, some areas are more affordable than others. Here’s a side-by-side cost-of-living comparison for several DC suburbs. DC Suburbs:...
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 Should You Sell with Opendoor? Read This First.

Should You Sell with Opendoor? Read This First.

Posted on Aug 31, 2021

What is Opendoor? Opendoor is an iBuyer company that purchases homes directly from homeowners, saving homeowners the trouble of open houses, cleaning their house for home showings, waiting for offers, and closing complications. When a homeseller requests an offer for their home, Opendoor compares t...
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Should I Buy a House Right Now or Wait Until 2022? Read This First

Should I Buy a House Right Now or Wait Until 2022? Read This First

Posted on Aug 26, 2021

Potential homeowners who have been patiently waiting and saving for their new home have been hit with a startling reality: the housing market is so hot that according to Redfin’s latest data, over half of all homes are selling for over asking price right now. Additionally, the median sale price has ...
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Selling a Home in Jacksonville? 5 Things You Should Know

Selling a Home in Jacksonville? 5 Things You Should Know

Posted on Aug 25, 2021

The Jacksonville real estate market has been hot this year, prompting many local homeowners to consider the merits of selling their home. By selling now, you can maximize your profits. Jacksonville, FL represents a unique local market, though, and it's a good idea to familiarize yourself with it bef...
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