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Why Mortgage Rates Keep Increasing – Update

Rates have increased a full 1.0% since December 3rd, 2021. Why are interest rates going up? Of course, there is a simple and not so simple answer. Here is the simple answer: The FED (Federal Reserve) has a board that makes decisions on short-term interest rates. The FED plans to raise short-term rates in .25% increments. The problem is … Read more

What the Heck are Interest Rates Doing?

From our trusted lender partner, The Dean Team’s Joshua Dean of Homeowners Financial: I feel the need to discuss something that is happening in the market. As many of you have likely heard, Interest Rates are on the move again.  Sirens have long be sounded about this day coming.  Contrary to the general sentiment though, the … Read more

What Crypto, NFTs and the rest mean for Real Estate

Where will you live when we’re all in the metaverse? Putting the ‘real’ back in real estate Real estate agents are selling property in the metaverse. Buyers are purchasing traditional homes with cryptocurrency. Companies are creating non-fungible tokens (NFTs) as digital titles for real properties. How can you wrap your head around all of these technologies in a way that’s … Read more

Loan Forbearance – How will it effect the market?

Breaking Down the Results of Forbearance on the Real Estate Market: Overall about 5 million households took advantage of forbearance.1.5 million remain in forbearance and will be exiting soon I suppose. HERE IS THE BREAKDOWN OF THE FORBEARANCE EXITS:• 28% went into deferral plan or partial claim• 23% stayed current & did not miss a … Read more

Reasons You Should Consider Selling This Fall

If you’re trying to decide when to sell your house, there may not be a better time to list than right now. The ultimate sellers’ market we’re in today won’t last forever. If you’re thinking of making a move, here are four reasons to put your house up for sale sooner rather than later. 1. Your House Will … Read more

12 Important Staging Tweaks To Get Top-Dollar For Your Home

The Go2Team is THE realtor team when it comes to Complimentary Home Staging, and with our YEARS of experience staging the smallest to the largest of homes, boy do we have some stories to tell!  Most people think of staging as moving furniture, adding decor, creating open spaces. You know, those kinds of things. But … Read more

Road Tripping with The Go2Team: Georgia’s Wine Highway Event

Let’s GO:  🍷 This the LAST WEEKEND to experience the Annual Georgia Wine Highway Event. Who knew Georgia has SO MANY wineries? Don’t pass up this chance to visit 41 participating Wineries and 8 Tasting Rooms across our beautiful state. Keep reading for the know-how on getting your very own “Wine Passport” below… August 1 – … Read more

More Young People Are Buying Homes

There’s a common misconception that younger generations aren’t interested in homeownership. Many people point to the fact that millennials put off purchasing their first home as a reason for this belief. Odeta Kushi, Deputy Chief Economist for First American, explains why millennials have put off certain milestones linked to homeownership. Those delays led to their homeownership rates trailing … Read more

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Selling your home? 3 Top Priorities!

day’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, that doesn’t mean sellers are guaranteed success no matter what. There are still some key things to know so you can avoid costly mistakes and … Read more