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How Confusion about Affordability Could Cost You

There’s a lot of discussion about affordability as home prices continue to appreciate rapidly. Even though the most recent index on affordability from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows homes are more affordable today th...

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What is going on with Bethesda MD Homes for Sale?

The market is the craziest it’s been in 15 years, with buyers competing against dozens of other offers and waiving every contingency. Here’s how it happened and what it could mean for an already unequal region. In the 20814 ZIP code, whi...

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3 Top Priorities When Selling Your House

Today’s housing market is full of unprecedented opportunities. High buyer demand paired with record-low housing inventory is creating the ultimate sellers’ market, which means it’s a fantastic time to sell your house. However, th...

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What are Closing Costs When I Buy A House?

Don’t Forget to Budget for Closing Costs When buying a home, it’s important to have a budget and make sure you plan ahead for certain homebuying expenses. Saving for a down payment is the main cost that comes to mind for many, but ...

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How will High-Inflation Affect Real Estate

What is happening right now? Everyone is talking about it.  Inflation is speeding up as the Consumer Price Index for April 21 showed that consumer prices leap 4.2%, fastest since 2008.  Other information suggests that real inflation could be...

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Should I Sell Now or Wait? [3 Graphs]

3 Graphs Showing Why You Should Sell Your House Now There’s no doubt that 2021 is the year of the seller when it comes to the housing market. So should you sell your house now or stay? If you’re a homeowner thinking of moving to be...

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The Best Coffee Shops in Bethesda

Need your morning coffee? Looking for that afternoon caffeine boost? Or just too clutch a hot mug of java to thaw out? Here are the best coffee shops in Bethesda. Quartermaine Coffee Bethesda (4817 Bethesda Ave. in Bethesda) The coffe...

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Patience Is the Key to Buying a Home This Year

The question many homebuyers are facing this year is, “Why is it so hard to find a house?” We’re in the ultimate sellers’ market, which means real estate is ultra-competitive for buyers right now. The National Association of ...

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Should you sell your house in 2021?

4 Big Incentives for Homeowners to Sell Now The housing market keeps sailing along. The only headwind that could take it off course is the lack of inventory for sale. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that there were ...

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Early signs that housing prices will drop soon

Homeseller profits begin to dip in first quarter The typical home sale in the first three months of 2021 generated a profit of $70,050, up from $55,750 in the same period last year It is the #1 question being asked of every real estate ...

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