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Is it a Good Time to Buy a House? Or Should I Wait Until 2023?

Is it a Good Time to Buy a House? Or Should I Wait Until 2023?

Posted on Jul 21, 2022

A looming recession, inflation, and rising mortgage rates have made plenty of homebuyers wary of entering the market. According to a recent National Housing Survey, only 20% of consumers believe it’s a good time to buy a home. Some potential buyers wonder if falling home prices are on the horiz...
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Are Home Warranties Worth It? (Here's how to decide)

Are Home Warranties Worth It? (Here's how to decide)

Posted on Jul 19, 2022

Buying a home is a major investment - in fact, for most homebuyers it’s likely the most sizable investment of their lifetime. Not surprisingly, putting so much money into one asset can be nerve-wracking - what if something goes wrong? Although they’re not required to buy a home, home warranties are...
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Property Maintenance for Your New Home: An Approachable Checklist

Property Maintenance for Your New Home: An Approachable Checklist

Posted on Jul 14, 2022

Former renters (and some existing homeowners too) may have not given much thought to property maintenance. However, keeping your property in good condition helps you avoid expensive, preventable repairs later - and also helps you profit more in the long run, if you don’t need to knock $2,000 off you...
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July Housing Market Outlook: Rising Inventory

July Housing Market Outlook: Rising Inventory

Posted on Jul 14, 2022

Houwzer's Market Outlook is based on the questions we continue to receive from clients, employees, and investors about the implications for the housing and mortgage markets in which we are active. The mixed signals we saw in our previous housing Market Outlook have lined up in the last mo...
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Selling a House in Maryland: Everything You Need to Know

Selling a House in Maryland: Everything You Need to Know

Posted on Jul 12, 2022

When it comes time to sell your home, there are a lot of questions that pop up - especially if it's your first time. If you're planning on selling a home in Maryland, here's everything you need to know. Is now a good time to sell a house in Maryland? If you’re wondering how the Maryland real estat...
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Is Now a Good Time to Sell a House? (Should I wait until 2023?)

Is Now a Good Time to Sell a House? (Should I wait until 2023?)

Posted on Jul 05, 2022

Home sellers have heard about how limited inventory has pushed prices up and led to bidding wars: many are now coming to the market expecting their homes to sell immediately, and for thousands of dollars over asking. While this may still be the case in some regions, potential home sellers should be...
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Can I Use My 401k to Buy a House? (and if so - should I?)

Can I Use My 401k to Buy a House? (and if so - should I?)

Posted on Jun 28, 2022

Right now the median listing price for a home in the US is $430,300, and by the time you read this it will likely have climbed higher. For homebuyers hoping to put 20% down, that’s about $85,000 - not including closing costs. Even for homebuyers putting down the minimum of 3.5%, that’s  st...
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