Melanie Shea's Blog Posts

Your Checklist to Get Ready to Sell

Some HighlightsWhen it comes to selling your house, you want it to look its best inside and out.It’s important to focus on tasks that can make it inviting, show it’s cared for,

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Will the Housing Market Maintain Its Momentum?

Will the Housing Market Maintain Its Momentum?Last week’s Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows sales have dropped by 3.7%

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4 Tips to Maximize the Sale of Your House

4 Tips to Maximize the Sale of Your HouseHomeowners ready to make a move are definitely in a great position to sell today. Housing inventory is incredibly low, driving up buyer competition. This

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This Isn’t a Bubble. It’s Simply Lack of Supply.

This Isn’t a Bubble. It’s Simply Lack of Supply. Some HighlightsIn a recent article, Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of Realtors 

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Home Is Where the Heart Is

Home Is Where the Heart Is Some HighlightsThere’s no doubt about it: homeowners love their homes, and that feeling has become even more important over the past year.The vast majority of

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Don’t Sell on Your Own Just Because It’s a Sellers’ Market

Don’t Sell on Your Own Just Because It’s a Sellers’ MarketIn a sellers’ market, some homeowners might be tempted to try to sell their house on their own (known

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Your Tax Refund and Stimulus Savings May Help You Achieve Homeownership This Year

Your Tax Refund and Stimulus Savings May Help You Achieve Homeownership This YearIf you’re planning to buy a home this year, saving for a down payment is one of the most important steps in the

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What Is the #1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership?

What Is the #1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership?There are many financial and non-financial benefits of homeownership, and the greatest financial one is wealth creation. Homeownership has

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Will the Housing Market Bloom This Spring?

Will the Housing Market Bloom This Spring?Spring is almost here, and many are wondering what it will bring for the housing market. Even though the pandemic continues on, it’s certain to be

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How to Prepare Your House for a Winning Sale This Spring!

How to Prepare Your House for a Winning Sale This SpringSome HighlightsWith so few homes available to buy today, houses are in high demand, and they’re selling fast.That means it

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How Smart Is It to Buy a Home Today?

How Smart Is It to Buy a Home Today?Whether you’re buying your first home or selling your current house, if your needs are changing and you think you need to move, the decision can be

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Are There Going to Be More Homes to Buy This Year?

Are There Going to Be More Homes to Buy This Year?If you’re looking for a home to purchase right now and having trouble finding one, you’re not alone. At a time like this when there are

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Tips to Sell Your House Safely Right Now

Tips to Sell Your House Safely Right NowSome HighlightsYour agent now has over 6 months of experience selling houses during the pandemic and can make the process easier and safer for you today.COVID

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Rent vs. Buy: How to Decide What’s Best for You

Rent vs. Buy: How to Decide What’s Best for YouAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, median rent continues to rise. With today’s low mortgage rates, there’s

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Should I Renovate My House Before I Sell It?

Should I Renovate My House Before I Sell It? Some HighlightsIn today’s hyper-competitive market, buyers are often willing to overlook cosmetic or minor repair needs if it means snagging a

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Three Ways Low Inventory Is a Win for Sellers

Three Ways Low Inventory Is a Win for SellersThe number of houses for sale today is significantly lower than the high buyer activity in the current housing market. According to Lawrence,

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How Down Payment Assistance Opens the Door to Homeownership

How Down Payment Assistance Opens the Door to HomeownershipMany people are eager to buy a home right now while affordability continues to be a highlight of the current housing market.

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Home Values Projected to Keep Rising

Home Values Projected to Keep RisingAs we enter the final months of 2020 and continue to work through the challenges this year has brought, some of us wonder what impact continued economic

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Real Estate Continues to Show Unprecedented Strength This Year

Real Estate Continues to Show Unprecedented Strength This YearThe 2020 housing market has surpassed all expectations and continues to drive the nation’s economic recovery. The question is,

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How to Prepare for a Bidding War

How to Prepare for a Bidding War Some HighlightsWith so few houses available on the market today, being ready for a bidding war is essential for prospective homebuyers.From pre-approval to

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Do You Have Enough Money Saved for a Down Payment?

Do You Have Enough Money Saved for a Down Payment?One of the biggest misconceptions for first-time homebuyers is how much you’ll need to save for a down payment. Contrary to popular belief,

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Should You Buy a Retirement Home Sooner Rather than Later?

Should You Buy a Retirement Home Sooner Rather than Later?Every day in the U.S., roughly 10,000 people turn 65. Prior to the health crisis that swept the nation in 2020, most people had to

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A Homeowner’s Net Worth Is 40x Greater Than a Renter’s

A Homeowner’s Net Worth Is 40x Greater Than a Renter’sOne of the best ways to build your family’s financial future is through homeownership. Recent data from the Federal

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Why Pricing Your House Right Is Essential

Why Pricing Your House Right Is EssentialIn today’s real estate market, setting the right price for your house is one of the most valuable things you can do.According to the U.S. Economic

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Should You Buy an Existing Home or New Construction?

Should You Buy an Existing Home or New Construction?Finding the right home to purchase today is one of the biggest challenges for potential buyers. With so few homes for sale and

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Should I Sell My House This Year?

Should I Sell My House This Year?If one of the questions you’re asking yourself today is, “Should I sell my house this year?” the current Housing Opportunities and

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Sellers Are Returning to the Housing Market

Sellers Are Returning to the Housing MarketIn today’s housing market, it can be a big challenge for buyers to find homes to purchase, as the number of houses for sale is far below

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