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What’s Really Happening with Home Prices? Pre-Approval in 2023: What You Need To Know Today’s Housing Market Is Nothing Like 15 Years Ago Wondering How Much You Need To Save for a Down Payment? Confused About What’s Going on in the Housing Market? Lean on a Professional Thank You for All of Your Support What To Expect From the Housing Market in 2023 Reasons To Sell Your House This Season Winter Home Selling Checklist [INFOGRAPHIC] 3 Ways You Can Use Your Home Equity Your House Could Be the #1 Item on a Homebuyer’s Wish List During the Holidays What Buyers Need To Know About the Inventory of Homes Available for Sale Why It May Be Time To Add Newly Built Homes to Your Search Home Equity: A Source of Strength for Homeowners Today VA Loans Can Help Veterans Achieve Their Dream of Homeownership What’s Ahead for Mortgage Rates and Home Prices? The Majority of Americans Still View Homeownership as the American Dream 3 Trends That Are Good News for Today’s Homebuyers Applying for a Mortgage Doesn’t Have To Be Scary [INFOGRAPHIC] Millennials Are Still a Driving Force of Today’s Buyer Demand 3 Graphs Showing Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t Like 2008 What Happens to Housing when There’s a Recession? Pre-Approval Is a Critical First Step on Your Homebuying Journey What’s Ahead for Home Prices? The Latest on Supply and Demand in Housing The Emotional and Non-financial Benefits of Homeownership Tips For First-Time Homebuyers [INFOGRAPHIC] Perspective Matters When Selling Your House Today Four Things That Help Determine Your Mortgage Rate What Are Experts Saying About the Fall Housing Market? Saving for a Down Payment? Here’s What You Should Know. The Journey To Buy a Home [INFOGRAPHIC] Two Questions Every Homebuyer Should Ask Themselves Right Now The Long-Term Benefit of Homeownership The Cost of Waiting for Mortgage Rates To Go Down Why Buying a Home May Make More Sense Than Renting [INFOGRAPHIC] If You’re Thinking of Selling Your House This Fall, Hire a Pro Why You Should Consider Condos as Part of Your Home Search How an Expert Can Help You Understand Inflation & Mortgage Rates The True Strength of Homeowners Today Fall Home Selling Checklist [INFOGRAPHIC] What Experts Say Will Happen with Home Prices Next Year Top Reasons Homeowners Are Selling Their Houses Right Now Watching the Stock Market? Check the Value of Your Home for Good News. Will My House Still Sell in Today’s Market? A Crucial First Step: Mortgage Pre-Approval [INFOGRAPHIC] Buyers Are Regaining Some of Their Negotiation Power in Today’s Housing Market Is the Real Estate Market Slowing Down, or Is This a Housing Bubble? Three Things Buyers Can Do in Today’s Housing Market Getting Your House Ready To Sell? Work with an Agent for Expert Advice New Episode of Sit Down With The Soekawa's Is Now Available On Spotify! Why It’s So Important To Hire a Pro [INFOGRAPHIC] Should I Sell My House This Year? Expert Forecasts on Mortgage Rates How Owning a Home Builds Your Net Worth Honoring the American Workforce We Made A Podcast! Introducing 'Sit Down With The Soekawa's!' Here’s Why It’s Still a Sellers’ Market [INFOGRAPHIC] New Homes May Have the Incentives You’re Looking for Today Buyers: You May Face Less Competition as Bidding Wars Ease What’s Actually Happening with Home Prices Today? A Trusted Real Estate Advisor Provides Expert Advice What Does a Recession Mean for the Housing Market? [INFOGRAPHIC] Why You May Want To Start Your Home Search Today Why Today’s Housing Inventory Proves the Market Isn’t Headed for a Crash What Sellers Need To Know in Today’s Housing Market 3 Tips for Buying a Home Today Why a Home Inspection Is Important [INFOGRAPHIC] Planning To Retire? Your Equity Can Help You Reach Your Goal. Experts Increase 2022 Home Price Projections What Would a Recession Mean for the Housing Market? The U.S. Homeownership Rate Is Growing Why Experts Say the Housing Market Won’t Crash [INFOGRAPHIC] What Does the Rest of the Year Hold for Home Prices? Is the Shifting Market a Challenge or an Opportunity for Homebuyers? Selling Your House? Your Asking Price Matters More Now Than Ever Why the Forbearance Program Changed the Housing Market Housing Market Forecast for the Rest of 2022 [INFOGRAPHIC] Why It’s Still a Sellers’ Market Buying a Home May Make More Financial Sense Than Renting One 3 Graphs To Show This Isn’t a Housing Bubble Why Are People Moving Today? Three Reasons To Buy a Home in Today’s Shifting Market [INFOGRAPHIC] A Real Estate Professional Helps You Separate Fact from Fiction Want To Buy a Home? Now May Be the Time. A Window of Opportunity for Homebuyers What’s Causing Ongoing Home Price Appreciation? Great News About Housing Inventory [INFOGRAPHIC] Think Home Prices Are Going To Fall? Think Again Should You Buy a Home with Inflation This High? Why Pre-Approval Is a Game Changer for Homebuyers Wondering Where You’ll Move if You Sell Your House Today? Should I Rent or Should I Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC] Housing Experts Say This Isn’t a Bubble Should I Buy a Home Right Now? Expert Housing Market Forecasts for the Second Half of the Year The Drop in Mortgage Rates Brings Good News for Homebuyers Why Growing Home Equity Is Great News if You Plan To Move [INFOGRAPHIC] What Does an Economic Slowdown Mean for the Housing Market? How Your Equity Can Grow over Time Is Homeownership Still the American Dream? Real Estate Consistently Voted Best Investment [INFOGRAPHIC] If You’re Selling Your House This Summer, Hiring a Pro Is Critical Homeownership Could Be in Reach with Down Payment Assistance Programs A Key Opportunity for Homebuyers Two Reasons Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t a Bubble Why an Agent Is Essential When Pricing Your House [INFOGRAPHIC] Homeownership Is a Great Hedge Against the Impact of Rising Inflation Things To Avoid After Applying for a Home Loan The Average Homeowner Gained $64K in Equity over the Past Year Why Achieving the Dream of Homeownership Can Be More Difficult for Some Americans More Listings Are Coming onto the Market [INFOGRAPHIC] Home Price Deceleration Doesn’t Mean Home Price Depreciation A Majority of Consumers Say It’s a Good Time To Sell Your House More Americans Choose Real Estate as the Best Investment Than Ever Before What Are the Best Options for Today’s First-Time Homebuyers? Why the Growing Number of Homes for Sale Is Good for Your Move Up Why You Need an Expert To Determine the Right Price for Your House History Proves Recession Doesn’t Equal a Housing Crisis [INFOGRAPHIC] How Homeownership Impacts You Why Home Loans Today Aren’t What They Were in the Past What Does the Rest of the Year Hold for the Housing Market? How Buying or Selling a Home Benefits the Economy and Your Community Sellers Have an Opportunity with Today’s Home Prices Work With a Real Estate Professional if You Want the Best Advice How Homeownership Can Bring You Joy Why Rising Mortgage Rates Push Buyers off the Fence If You’re a Homeowner, You Have Incredible Leverage When You Sell Today Should You Update Your House Before Selling? Ask a Real Estate Professional. [INFOGRAPHIC] What You Actually Need To Know About the Number of Foreclosures in Today’s Housing Market Are There More Homes Coming to the Market? Your House Could Be Closer To List-Ready Than You Think Things That Could Help You Win a Bidding War on a Home Give Your Curb Appeal a Boost Before You Sell [INFOGRAPHIC] How Homeownership Can Help Shield You from Inflation Is It Enough To Offer Asking Price in Today's Housing Market? Myths About Today's Housing Market [INFOGRAPHIC] Why This Housing Market Is Not a Bubble Ready To Pop Why Pre-Approval Is an Important Step for Today's Homebuyers Is It Time To Buy a Smaller Home? What Is Multigenerational Housing? [INFOGRAPHIC] On the Fence of Whether or Not To Move This Spring? Consider This. Why a Real Estate Professional Is Key When Selling Your House Using Your Tax Refund To Achieve Your Homeownership Goals This Year Do You Know How Much Equity You Have in Your Home? [INFOGRAPHIC] The Future of Home Price Appreciation and What It Means for You What You Need To Budget for When Buying a Home Balancing Your Wants and Needs as a Homebuyer Today It's Still a Sellers' Market [INFOGRAPHIC] There Are Several Great Reasons To Consider Buying a Condo Today What's Happening with Mortgage Rates and Where Will They Go from Here? The Best Week To List Your House Is Just Around the Corner A Key to Building Wealth is Homeownership How an Energy Efficient Home Can Be a Bright Idea What You Can Expect from the Spring Housing Market Did Your Dream Home Just Come on the Market? Supply and Demand in Today’s Market Are Home Prices Continuing To Rise? Down Payment Assistance Programs Can Help You Achieve Homeownership An Expert Advisor Will Give You the Best Advice in Today’s Market Millennials: Do You Need a Home with More Space? The Difference Between Renting and Owning The #1 Reason to Sell Your House Today How Supply and Demand Can Impact Your Buying and Selling Goals The Perks of Owning More Than One Home Real Estate Voted the Best Investment Eight Years in a Row What’s Driving Today’s High Buyer Demand? 4 Simple Graphs Showing Why This Is Not a Housing Bubble More People Are Planning To Buy a Home Soon What Every Seller Needs To Know About Renovating This Year Are You Ready To Fall in Love with Homeownership? How To Win as a Buyer in a Sellers’ Market Want Top Dollar for Your House? Now’s the Time To List It. The Path To Homeownership Can Be Steeper for Some Americans Don’t Let Student Loans Delay Your Homeownership Dreams Consumers Agree: It’s a Good Time To Sell How Remote Work Impacts Your Home Search Millions of Americans Have Discovered the Benefits of Multigenerational Households The Top Indicator if You Want To Know Where Mortgage Rates Are Heading Why a Move Could Bring You More Happiness This Year Owning Is More Affordable than Renting in the Majority of the Country Why Your Home Inspection Matters Why Right Now Is a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for Sellers Are You a Homeowner Thinking About Climate Change? The Next Generation of Homebuyers Is Here Why Pre-Approval Is Key for Homebuyers in 2022 What Have Americans Chose as the Best Investment? Buyers Want To Know: Why Is Housing Supply Still So Low? With Mortgage Rates Climbing, Now’s the Time To Act Sellers: Don’t Wait Until Spring To Make Your Move Achieving the Dream of Homeownership When Is The Right Time to Sell? What’s Going To Happen with Home Prices This Year? Two Ways Homebuyers Can Win in Today's Market Why Inflation Shouldn’t Stop You from Buying a Home in 2022 Real Estate Professionals Are Experts at Keeping You Safe When You Sell How To Hit Your Homebuying Goals This Year There Won't Be a Wave of Foreclosures in the Housing Market Why Waiting To Sell Your House Could Cost You a Small Fortune Avoid the Rental Trap in 2022 How Much Do You Need for Your Down Payment? Why Selling Your House with a Real Estate Professional Is Essential Expert Insights on the 2022 Housing Market 5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer on a Home Key Things To Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage When a House Becomes a Home The Perks of Putting 20% Down on a Home The Average Homeowner Gained $56,700 in Equity over the Past Year Homebuyers: Be Ready To Act This Winter 2022 Housing Market Forecast Homebuyers Are Going on a Shopping Spree This Winter What Everyone Wants To Know: Will Home Prices Decline in 2022? Advice for First-Generation Homebuyers If You Think the Housing Market Will Slow This Winter, Think Again. A Happy Tail: Pets and the Homebuying Process Two Reasons Why Waiting To Buy a Home Will Cost You Struggling To Find a Home To Buy? New Construction May Be an Option. Why It Just Became Much Easier To Buy a Home Win When You Sell (And When You Move) A Checklist for Selling Your House This Winter Tips for Single Homebuyers: How To Make Your Dream a Reality How To Think Strategically as a Buyer in Today’s Market Home is Where the Heart is More Than Ever This Year Why Now is a Great Time to Sell Your House How Smart Buyers Are Approaching Rising Mortgage Rates Don’t Believe Everything You Read: The Truth Many Headlines Overlook 4 Ways Homeowners Can Use Their Equity Your Journey to Homeownership Home Sales About To Surge? We May See a Winter Like Never Before. Retirement May Be Changing What You Need in a Home Sellers: You'll Likely Get Multiple Strong Offers This Season 4 Things Every Renter Needs To Consider Should I Update My House Before Selling? VA Loans: Helping Veterans Achieve Their Homeownership Dreams What’s Happening with Home Prices? How Sellers Win When Housing Inventory Is Low Two Graphs That Show Why You Shouldn’t Be Upset About 3% Mortgage Rates Numbers Don’t Lie – It’s Still a Great Time To Sell Why a Wave of Foreclosures Is Not on the Way Experts Project Mortgage Rates Will Continue To Rise in 2022 Sellers Have Incredible Leverage in Today’s Market Renters Missed Out on $51,500 This Past Year The Mortgage Process Doesn't Have To Be Scary Does Your House Have What Buyers Want? Housing Challenge or Housing Opportunity? It Depends. There Are More Homes Available Now than There Were This Spring Knowledge Is Power When It Comes to Appraisals and Inspections Your Home Equity Is Growing Important Distinction: Homes Are Less Affordable, Not Unaffordable Looking To Move? It Could Be Time To Build Your Dream Home. What Does the Future Hold for Home Prices? Sellers: Your House Could Be an Oasis for Buyers Seeking More Options Homebuyer Tips for Finding the One What Do Past Years Tell Us About Today’s Real Estate Market? The Big Question: Should You Renovate or Move? Don’t Wait for a Lower Mortgage Rate – It Could Cost You Experts Agree: Homeownership Provides a Path to Long-Term Wealth What’s Causing Today’s Competitive Real Estate Market? 111,285 Reasons You Should Buy a Home This Year What Do Supply and Demand Tell Us About Today’s Housing Market? The Main Key To Understanding The Rise In Mortgage Rates 4 Tips To Prep for Your Home Sale This Fall Reasons Renters Buy As Home Equity Rises, So Does Your Wealth Don't Tackle Selling Your Home on Your Own - an Agent Can Help Early October Is The Sweet Spot For Buyers If You’re a Buyer, Is Offering Asking Price Enough? It’s Still a Sellers’ Market Two Reasons Why Waiting a Year To Buy Could Cost You Is a 20% Down Payment Really Necessary To Purchase a Home? Remote Work Is Here To Stay. Can Your Home Deliver the Space You Need? Is it Time To Move on to a New Home? Have You Ever Seen a Housing Market Like This? Is the Number of Homes For Sale Finally Growing? 5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer The Truth About Today’s Buyer Demand Why It’s Still Safe To Sell Your Home Fact or Fiction: Homebuyer Edition Home Price Appreciation Is Skyrocketing in 2021. What About 2022? Understand Your Options to Avoid Foreclosure Reasons You Should Consider Selling This Fall Honoring the American Workforce Your Agent Is Key When Pricing Your House 5 Reasons Today’s Housing Market Is Anything but Normal What You Can Do Right Now To Prepare for Homeownership What Buyers and Sellers Need To Know About the Appraisal Gap The Difference in Net Worth Between Homeowners and Renters Is Widening Your Checklist To Get Ready To Sell If Housing Affordability Is About the Money, Don’t Forget This. Why 2021 Is Still the Year To Sell Your House What To Do with Your Vacation Home as Summer Ends What Do Experts Say About Today’s Mortgage Rates? Options for First-Time Homebuyers More Young People Are Buying Homes Real Estate: It’s Still a Lack of Supply, Not a Lack of Demand What Does Being in a Sellers’ Market Mean? A Look at Home Price Appreciation and What It Means for Sellers Sellers Are in a Sweet Spot The Best Use of Time (and Money) When It Comes to Renovations Are Houses Less Affordable Than They Were in Past Decades? Looking for a Place To Call Home? Consider a Condominium. The Community and Economic Impacts of a Home Sale Ready To Sell, but Don’t Know Where You’ll Go? Surprising Shift Favors Homeowners: Buyers Now Prefer Existing Homes Sellers: Make Today’s Home Price Appreciation Work for You With Rents on the Rise – Is Now the Time To Buy? Key Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying a Home Waiting To Buy a Home Could Cost You Home Sellers: There Is an Extra Way To Welcome Home Our Veterans 4 Reasons Why the End of Forbearance Will Not Lead to a Wave of Foreclosures A Look at Housing Supply and What It Means for Sellers 3 Hot Topics in the Housing Market Right Now The language of buying and selling a home may sound scary at first, but knowing how key terms relate to today’s market can help you. If you have questions about today's market, give me a call! I would be happy to answer them for you! Today’s Real Estate Market Explained Through 4 Key Trends Remote Work Has Changed Our Home Needs. Is It Time for Your Home To Change, Too? 3 Charts That Show This Isn’t a Housing Bubble What You Should Do Before Interest Rates Rise Experts Agree: Options Are Improving for Buyers Diving Deep into Today’s Biggest Buyer Concerns Housing Supply Is Rising. What Does That Mean for You? Why This Isn’t Your Typical Summer Housing Market 4 Major Incentives To Sell This Summer Your Home Equity Can Take You Places Selling Your House? Make Sure You Price It Right. The Truths Young Homebuyers Need To Hear A Look at Home Price Appreciation Through 2025 Home Builders Ramp Up Construction Based on Demand Happy Independence Day! Are We in a Housing Bubble? Experts Say No. What Do Experts See on the Horizon for the Second Half of the Year? What To Expect as Appraisal Gaps Grow Save Time and Effort by Selling with an Agent Homebuyers: Hang in There Demand for Vacation Homes Is Still Strong Homeowner Wealth Increases Through Growing Equity This Year Pre-Approval Makes All the Difference When Buying a Home 5 Things Homebuyers Need To Know When Making an Offer Owning a Home Has Distinct Financial Benefits Over Renting Housing Wealth: The Missing Piece of the Affordability Equation Don’t Wait To Sell Your House Hope Is on the Horizon for Today’s Housing Shortage The Right Expert Will Guide You Through This Unprecedented Market Have Your Day in the Sun by Moving Up This Summer Why This Is Not Like 2008 Again Home Price Appreciation Is as Simple as Supply and Demand In Today's Market, Listing Prices are like Auction's Reserve Prices Why You May Want to Cash in on your Second Home? Top Reasons to Own a Home Dreaming of a Bigger Home? Why Not Move This Year? What's Motivating People to Move? National Homeownership month Homes Across Country Are Selling Fast How Misunderstandings about Affordability Could Cost You Buying a Home Is Still Affordable Where Do Experts Say the Housing Market Is Heading? 3 Things To Prioritize When Selling Your House Americans Choose Real Estate as the Best Investment Should I Move or Refinance? Sellers Are Ready To Enter the Housing Market Americans See Real Estate as a Better Investment Than Stocks or Gold Don’t Forget to Budget for Closing Costs When It Comes To Selling a House, Your Time Is Money Your House Could Be the Oasis in an Inventory Desert It’s Not Too Late To Apply For Forbearance Experts Say Home Prices Will Continue to Appreciate 3 Graphs Showing Why You Should Sell Your House Now Why Waiting to Buy a Home Could Cost You a Small Fortune Are Interest Rates Expected to Rise Over the Next Year? 4 Big Incentives for Homeowners to Sell Now Americans Find the Nonfinancial Benefits of Homeownership Most Valuable Is Home Price Appreciation Accelerating Again? Patience Is the Key to Buying a Home This Year Will the Housing Market Maintain Its Momentum? 4 Tips to Maximize the Sale of Your House This Isn’t a Bubble. It’s Simply Lack of Supply Don’t Be Fooled by Remarkable Real Estate Headlines Planning to Move? You Can Still Secure a Low Mortgage Rate on Your Next Home 82,338 Great Reasons to Buy a Home Today How Much Time Do You Need To Save for a Down Payment? Home Is Where the Heart Is Why This Is a Great Year to Sell Your Vacation Home 93% of Americans Believe a Home Is a Better Investment Than Stocks Some Buyers Prefer Smaller Homes 4 Major Reasons Households in Forbearance Won’t Lose Their Homes to Foreclosure Multigenerational Housing Is Gaining Momentum Homeownership Is Full of Financial Benefits Latest Jobs Report: What Does It Mean for You & the Housing Market? Don’t Sell on Your Own Just Because It’s a Sellers’ Market Your Tax Refund and Stimulus Savings May Help You Achieve Homeownership This Year Buyer Competition Is Good News for Sellers There’s No Reason To Panic Over Today’s Lending Standards Is Homeownership Still Considered Part of the American Dream? How a Change in Mortgage Rate Impacts Your Homebuying Budget Will Increasing Mortgage Rates Impact Home Prices? Common Things to Look Out for Before Buying Your Dream Home Why You Should Consider Selling in the Winter Is Getting a Home Mortgage Still Too Difficult?