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Why Is So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage? - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

Why Is So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage?When buying a home today, why is there so much paperwork mandated by the lenders for a mortgage loan application? It seems like they need to know

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5 Reasons to Sell Your House This Summer - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

5 Reasons to Sell Your House This SummerHere are 5 compelling reasons listing your home for sale this summer makes sense.1. Demand Is StrongThe latest Buyer Traffic Index  from the

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Top 4 Renovations for the Greatest Return on Investment! [INFOGRAPHIC] - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

Top 4 Renovations for the Greatest Return on Investment! [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights:If you are planning on listing your house for sale this year, these four home improvement projects 

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EXTRA - EXTRA - Experts Agree Home Prices Will Rise This Year!

Many experts are revising their initial predictions for 2019 to reflect more aggressive projections for home price appreciation. This is great news for homeowners who will gain even more equity in

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Time for Your Dream Home, Gen X! - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

Time for Your Dream Home, Gen X!During the housing market crash, Gen X homeowners lost more wealth than other generations. However, things are changing now! A strong economy, increasing home prices,

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3 Things to Know in the Housing Market Today! - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

3 Things to Know in the Housing Market Today!A lot is happening in the world, and it’s having a direct impact on the housing market. The reality is this: some of it is positive and some of it

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Renting or Owning, What Is Better for You? - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

Renting or Owning, What Is Better for You?In a real estate market where home prices are rising, many have begun to reexamine the idea of buying a home, choosing instead, to rent for a while. But

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What If I Wait A Year to Buy a Home? | In Davenport

What If I Wait A Year to Buy a Home? | in DavenportNational home prices have increased by 5.4% since this time last year. Over that same time period, interest rates have remained near historic

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2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

2 Myths Holding Back Home BuyersFreddie Mac recently released a report entitled, “Perceptions of Down Payment Consumer Research.” Their research revealed

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What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC] - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights:The “cost of waiting to buy” is defined as the additional funds necessary to buy a home if prices &

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What is Important to Boomers when Selling their House? - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

What is Important to Boomers when Selling their House?If you are a “baby boomer” (born between 1946 and 1964), you may be thinking about selling your current home. Your children may have

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The Feeling You Get from Owning Your Home - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

The Feeling You Get from Owning Your HomeWe often talk about the financial reasons why buying a home makes sense. But, more often than not, the emotional reasons are the more powerful and compelling

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How Homeownership Delivers Unsurpassed Family Wealth - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

How Homeownership Delivers Unsurpassed Family WealthThere are many financial benefits to homeownership, but probably none more important than its ability to create family wealth.How Housing Matters

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4 Reasons to Buy A Home This Summer - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

4 Reasons to Buy A Home This SummerHere are four reasons to consider buying today instead of waiting.1. Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic’s latest U.S. Home Price Insights 

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Should You Buy a Home Now? - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

Waiting until next year to buy a home could make a significant financial impact. In the case of homeownership, it's better to act sooner than later! Let's get together to make sure you don't miss

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The Top Reasons to Own Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC] - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

The Top Reasons to Own Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights:June is National Homeownership Month!Now is a great time to reflect on the many benefits of homeownership that go way beyond the

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The Ultimate Truth about Housing Affordability - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

The Ultimate Truth about Housing AffordabilityThere have been many headlines decrying an “affordability crisis” in the residential real estate market. While it is true that buying a home

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Multigenerational Homes Are on the Rise - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

Multigenerational Homes Are on the RiseAs loved ones start to get older, we start to wonder: how long will they be able to live alone? Will they need someone there to help them with daily life?&

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2 Things You Need to Know to Properly Price Your Home - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

2 Things You Need to Know to Properly Price Your HomeIn today’s housing market, home prices are increasing at a slower pace (3.7%) than they have over the last eight years (6-7%). However,

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All Gave Some. Some Gave All. - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

All Gave Some. Some Gave All.We remember, today and always.Serving: Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida -

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The Impact Staging Your Home Has On Your Sale Price [INFOGRAPHIC] - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

The Impact Staging Your Home Has On Your Sale Price [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights:The National Association of Realtors surveyed their members & released the findings of their 

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4 Most Popular Bottom Line Investments in America - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

4 Most Popular Bottom Line Investments in AmericaEvery year, Gallup surveys Americans to determine their choice for the best long-term investment. Respondents are given a choice

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Boomerang Buyers: Don’t Be Afraid to Buy a Home Again! - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

Boomerang Buyers: Don’t Be Afraid to Buy a Home Again!According to CoreLogic, from 2006 to 2014 “there were 7.3 million housing foreclosures and 1.9 million short sales.” The

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Are Older Generations Really Not Selling Their Homes? - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

Are Older Generations Really Not Selling Their Homes?Many studies suggest one of the main reasons for the inventory shortage in today’s market of homes for sale is that older

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Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips! - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips! In today’s real estate market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating

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Top Days to List Your Home for Sale [INFOGRAPHIC] - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport Florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

Top Days to List Your Home for Sale [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights:ATTOM Data Solutions conducted an analysis of more than 29 million single family home and condo sales over the past

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A Lack of Inventory Continues to Impact the Housing Market - Celebration Florida - Reunion Florida - Champions Gate Florida - Providence Florida - Davenport florida - Clermont Florida - houses for sale in Haines city fl

A Lack of Inventory Continues to Impact the Housing MarketThe housing crisis is finally in the rear-view mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are

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Coming soon - 1313 GILFORD POINT LN, DAVENPORT FL 33896 - Condos for sale in Bella Trae - Davenport Homes for sale

A beautiful END unit townhome condo located in a guard gated community, this townhome style condo has been impeccably maintained. The Mirella is a corner model with the master bedroom on the first

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Home Buyers are super Optimistic About Homeownership! - Davenport Florida Homes for sale

Home Buyers are SUPER Optimistic About Homeownership! -  - Davenport Florida When we consider buying an item, we naturally go through a research process prior to making our decision.

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Why Access Is One of the Most Important Factors in Getting Your House Sold! - Celebration - Reunion - Champions Gate - Providence - Davenport - Clermont 

Why Access Is One of the Most Important Factors in Getting Your House Sold!So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a real estate professional to help you through

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Coming Soon!!! 440 Sardinia Cir - Davenport FL 33837

A charming 3 Bed - 2 Bath - 1,445 SqFt built in 2017 and no rear neighbors. With close proximity to great schools, Posner Park, shopping and entertainment and other bonus features, this won't last

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Existing Home Sales Slow to Start Spring [INFOGRAPHIC] - Celebration - Reunion - Champions Gate - Providence - Davenport - Clermont

Existing Home Sales Slow to Start Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights:Existing Home Sales slowed to an annual pace of 5.21 million home sales in March.Low inventory levels are still impacting

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How Fast Can You Save Your Down Payment?

How Quickly Can You Save Your Down Payment?Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on where you live, median income, median rents, and home prices

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Renters Paying Substantially More While Owning Costs Less - Celebration - Reunion - Champions Gate - Providence - Davenport - Clermont 

Renters Paying Substantially More While Owning Costs LessIn a recent Insights Blog, CoreLogic reported that rent prices have skyrocketed since 2005. Meanwhile, the typical mortgage

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5 Reasons homeownership makes CENTS in Celebration - Reunion - Champions Gate - Providence - Davenport - Clermont 

The American Dream of homeownership is alive and well. Before you sign another lease, let’s get together to help you better understand all your options.Serving: Celebration - Reunion -

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New Study Reveals One Surprising Reason for the Inventory Shortage in Serving: Celebration - Reunion - Champions Gate - Providence - Davenport - Clermont 

New Study Reveals One Surprising Reason for the Inventory ShortageThere has been a great amount written on millennials and their impact on the housing market. However, the headlines often contradict

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Selling Your House: Here’s Why You Need A Pro In Your Corner! - Serving: Celebration - Reunion - Champions Gate - Providence - Davenport - Clermont 

Selling Your House: Here’s Why You Need A Pro In Your Corner!With home prices on the rise and buyer demand still strong, some sellers may be tempted to try to sell their

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5 Reasons Why Millennials Buy a Home [INFOGRAPHIC] Serving: Celebration - Reunion - Champions Gate - Providence - Davenport - Clermont 

5 Reasons Why Millennials Buy a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]Serving: Celebration - Reunion - Champions Gate - Providence - Davenport - Clermont;

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Buyer Demand Surging as Spring Market Begins - Serving: Celebration - Reunion - Champions Gate - Providence - Davenport - Clermont 

Buyer Demand Surging as Spring Market BeginsLast fall, some predicted that the 2019 residential real estate market would be a disaster. There was even belief we might experience a housing crash like

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3 Questions You Need To Ask Before Buying A Home - Serving: Celebration - Reunion - Champions Gate - Providence - Davenport - Clermont 

3 Questions You Need To Ask Before Buying A HomeIf you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family have your best interests at

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“How To Stop Robocalls and Spammers” - Serving: Celebration - Reunion - Champions Gate - Providence - Davenport - Clermont 

“How To Stop Robocalls and Spammers”What are Robocalls? You may not know what they are, but I’m reasonably certain you have answered at least one. Robocalls are those computer

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Home Buyer Demand Will Be Strong for Years to Come - on Celebration - Reunion - Champions Gate - Providence - Davenport - Clermont

Home Buyer Demand Will Be Strong for Years to ComeThere has been a lot written about millennials and their preference to live in city centers above their favorite pizza place. Some have even gone so

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Learn why Pet-Friendly Homes Are in High Demand on Celebration - Reunion - Champions Gete - Providence - Davenport - Clermont 

Why Pet-Friendly Homes Are in High DemandOne of the many benefits of owning your own home is the freedom to find your ‘furever’ friend. By pointing out the aspects of your home

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What to Consider When Choosing Your Home To Retire In - ChampionsGate - Davenport - Celebration - Reunion - Providence

What to Consider When Choosing Your Home To Retire InAs more and more baby boomers enter retirement age, the question of whether they should sell their homes and move has become a hot topic. In&

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Here is the 3 Reasons Renters Want to Buy a Home

Homeownership is still a cornerstone of the American Dream! 50% of renters are determined to own a home. If you are currently renting, let's get together to discuss your options.Serving: 

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Here is Your Home’s Spring Maintenance Checklist [INFOGRAPHIC]

Your Home’s Spring Maintenance Checklist [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights:Every spring, your home needs some extra TLC!Whether you plan on selling your home this spring or not, conducting this

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Here are 3 Graphs that Show What You Need to Know About Today’s Real Estate Market

3 Graphs that Show What You Need to Know About Today’s Real Estate MarketThe Housing Market has been a hot-topic in the news lately. Depending on which media outlet you watch, it can start to

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If Looking to Upgrade Your Current Home? Now’s the Time to Move-Up!

Looking to Upgrade Your Current Home? Now’s the Time to Move-Up!In every area of the country, homes that are priced at the top 25% of the price range for that area are considered to be 

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Why Homebuyers Shouldn’t Worry About 2008 All Over Again

Homebuyers Shouldn’t Worry About 2008 All Over AgainLast week, realtor.com released a survey of active home shoppers (those who plan to purchase their next home in 1 year

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Here is a simple list of 10 steps that you will go through to purchase a home.

10 Steps to Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights:If you are thinking of buying a home, you may not know where to start.Here is a simple list of 10 steps that you will go through to purchase a

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Millennial Mythbuster of the week -- Homeownership Is Not Out of the Question

Some Millennials still believe they will never be able to afford a down payment. This isn't true! Let's get together to talk about homeownership- it isn't as much of a stretch as you may!

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!!!YES!!! Your Tax Refund Is The Key To Homeownership!

Your Tax Refund Is The Key To Homeownership!According to data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Americans can expect an estimated average refund of $3,143 this year

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Enormous Divide Between the Headline and the Truth

The Enormous Divide Between the Headline and the Truth“I have observed that not the man who hopes when others despair, but the man who despairs when others hope, is admired by a large class of

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Get to know the Cost of Renting vs. Buying 2019

The Cost of Renting vs. Buying 2019The latest reports indicate that homeownership is still cheaper than renting in the United States. Let's get together to find you your dream home - it may be

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