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Stupid Explanations

PLUS: Pros and Cons of Single Family homes vs. Apartments for investing

We are still hearing stories about how we really need to step up and get more folks into a position where they can buy. We will pick out a new one today that not only assumes that we need to create buyers, but also suggests what may be the dumbest reason yet for why millennials have not become buyers.

We will also talk about the pros and cons of investing in single family homes vs. multi-unit housing. Then we will top that off with the top 5 places for buying single family homes.

This weeks poll!

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Homes Are MORE Affordable?

Thats what the pros say anyway.

Sometimes, I read the news and it feels more like wish fulfillment than anything else. I ran across an article that celebrates the increased affordability of homes! Well,they sure don’t FEEL more affordable, do they? So we will take a look at this article and see if we can figure out how they are coming up with this conclusion. I tell ya what, things sure don’t feel more affordable now than they were late last year.

We will also take a look at the job numbers for April – spoiler alert – they are not all that good.

Check out yesterdays show notes for a poll on how to fix the home inventory problem.

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Veteran Buyers Are A Great Bet!

PLUS: Prices in the west are nuts.

Today we will take some time to look at a report that takes a closer look at veteran buyers. The bottom line is that sellers and agents should both be relieved and enthusiastic to get VA buyers! We will take a look at just a few of the reasons why this is true.

Just as we predicted, the luxury market has hit decline. We will review some of the numbers and see where that market is getting hit hardest.

Home prices in general are up across the country to the tune of 6.7%.

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Maximizing Curb Appeal

Curb Appeal – It’s more important than you think!

aReal-Estate-Realities-Podcast-Logo-9-1400Before anyone steps inside your property for sale, they are going to see the outside. We call that curb appeal and what they see should encourage them to want to see the inside of the home! Over the years, it has become clear to me that most buyers see the front of a home in a far more emotional way than a practical way. When people see your home from the curb, you are trying to make them feel something. While the same can be said to a certain degree for the rest of your home, it is far more true of the front. It is the first impression and if it is not a positive one, it can set the tone for how the buyer feels about the home more generally.

Today we will talk about all the things to think about when putting together the right look for your property to maximize its curb appeal and have buyers falling in love with the place, before they ever even set foot inside!

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7 Myths of buying real estate

We will add 1 and debunk a few others!

It is always interesting to come across articles in the popular media that talk about real estate issues. So often, they only get it partly right. In this case, some well intentioned folks came up with a list of 7 myths of home buying and got some of it wrong or missed the mark by a bit. Lets review them and see what they got wrong and what they got right!

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