Thomas McNamara's Blog Posts

Why An Economic Slowdown Will NOT Crush Real Estate This Time

Why an Economic Slowdown Will NOT Crush Real Estate this TimeLast week, the National Association for Business Economics released their February 2019 Economic Policy Survey. The survey

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Excited About Buying A Home This Year

Excited About Buying A Home This Year? Here’s What to WatchAs we kick off the new year, many families have made resolutions to enter the housing market in 2019. Whether you are thinking of finally

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Buyers Are Looking For Your Home

Buyers Are Looking for Your Home, NowSome Highlights: Existing home sales are currently at an annual pace of 5.32 million and have increased on a monthly basis for the last two months. The inventory

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5 Reasons To Sell This Winter

5 Reasons to Sell This Winter! Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this winter makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report;

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No Bubble Here How New Mortgage Standards Are Helping

No Bubble Here! How New Mortgage Standards Are HelpingReal estate is shifting to a more normal market; the days of national home appreciation topping 6% annually are over and inventories are

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Home Prices The Difference 5 Years Makes

Home Prices: The Difference 5 Years MakesCoreLogic recently released their Home Price Index Report. One of the key indicators used in the report to determine the health of the housing

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NAR Reports Show Its A Great Time To Sell

NAR Reports Show It’s A Great Time to Sell!We all realize that the best time to sell anything is when the demand for that item is high and the supply of that item is limited. The last two major

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Rent Or Buy Either Way You Are Paying A Mortgage

There are some people who have not purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize, however, that unless you are living with your

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What Does The Recent Rash Of Price Reductions Mean To The Real Estate Market

Last week, in a new report from Zillow, it was revealed that there has been a rash of price reductions across the country. According to the report: There are more price cuts now than

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5 NEGOTIATING TACTICS THAT KILL A SALE

Negotiation is a subtle art in real estate, but skilled negotiators can usually find some common ground that satisfies all parties. On the other hand, using the wrong negotiation tactics can sink a

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