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Feb
1

Will Forbearance Plans Lead to a Tsunami of Foreclosures?

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At the onset of the economic disruptions caused by the COVID pandemic, the government quickly put into place forbearance plans to allow homeowners to remain in their homes without making their monthly mortgage payments. Today, almost three million households are actively in a forbearance plan. Though 29.4% of those in forbearance have continued to stay […]

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Jan
25

Why Right Now May Be the Time to Sell Your House

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The housing market made an incredible recovery in 2020 and is now positioned for an even stronger year in 2021. Record-low mortgage interest rates are a driving factor in this continued momentum, with average rates hovering at historic all-time lows. According to the latest Realtors Confidence Index Survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), […]

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Jan
14

Engel & Völkers 2021 Marketing Plan

The 2021 Marketing Plan highlights the various Engel & Völkers brand campaigns supporting our network across print advertising, digital marketing and social media. Additional highlights include regional initiatives, exclusive offerings, and editorial support.   Check out the download below to see how Engel & Völkers continues to lead in publications around the world! EV-Marketing-Plan-2021

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Dec
14

Homes Across the Country are Selling Fast.

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Homes Across the Country Are Selling Fast     Some Highlights Buyers are actively searching for and purchasing homes at a record-breaking pace. According to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), in July, 68% of homes were on the market for less than a month. With homes moving from listing day to pending sale in […]

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Dec
9

Is the Economic Recovery Beating All Projections?

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  Earlier this year, many economists and market analysts were predicting an apocalyptic financial downturn that would potentially rattle the U.S. economy for years to come. They immediately started to compare it to the Great Depression of a century ago. Six months later, the economy is still trying to stabilize, but it is evident that […]

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Dec
9

Home Equity Gives Sellers Options in Today’s Market

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  Homeownership is one of the best ways to invest in your financial future, especially as your home equity grows. Home equity is a form of forced savings that can work to your advantage as the value of your home appreciates. Across the country, home equity was increasing before the health crisis swept our nation, […]

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Nov
16

The Cost of a Home Is Far More Important than the Price

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Housing inventory is at an all-time low. There are 39% fewer homes for sale today than at this time last year, and buyer demand continues to set records. Zillow recently reported:   “Newly pending sales are up 25.5% compared to the same week last year, the highest year-over-year increase in the weekly Zillow database.”   […]

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Nov
9

Is Now a Good Time to Move?

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How long have you lived in your current home? If it’s been a while, you may be thinking about moving. According to the latest Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), in 2019, homeowners were living in their homes for an average of 10 years. That’s a long time to be in one […]

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Nov
2

Your FREE Pre-Buying Guide

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Your FREE Pre-Buying Guide In today’s fast-paced world where answers are just a Google search away, we have put together a custom Pre-Buying Guide to help you navigate the difficulties of buying a home. Click the button below to download your copy of the “Keir Weimer Team Pre-Buying Guide.” Download Here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/bbemail/PROD/ulib/s285gq/docs/b2bf41bf-8874-1920-6cff-869c56dfd890/KWTPreBuyingGuide_Digital.pdf If you have any […]

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Oct
26

Homebuyer Traffic is on the Rise

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One of the biggest surprises of 2020 is the resilience of the residential real estate market. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), is now forecasting that more homes will sell this year than last year. He’s also predicting home sales to increase by 8-12% next year. There’s strong evidence that he will be right. ShowingTime, a leading showing […]

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