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Amy’s Fav’ Recipes: January Edition of Healthy Eating

Amy’s Fav’ Recipes: January Edition of Healthy Eating

During 2020 I set out to step my largely vegan eating up a few notches. I came across Bright Line Eating. It has totally transformed my life! My mind, sleep, body, all of it! What we eat is linked to so many things. Sleep, brainpower, body function, our health, our...

Homeowner Equity Increases an Astonishing $1 Trillion

Homeowner Equity Increases an Astonishing $1 Trillion

In a year that was financially devastating for many Americans, some good news for most homeowners is the dramatic gain in home equity over the last twelve months. Last week, CoreLogic released its 2020 3rd Quarter Homeowner Equity Insights report, which reveals four...

3 Reasons to Be Optimistic about Real Estate in 2021

3 Reasons to Be Optimistic about Real Estate in 2021

This year will be remembered for many reasons, and optimism is one thing that’s been in short supply since the spring. We’re experiencing a global pandemic, social unrest, an economic downturn, and natural disasters, just to name a few. The challenges brought on by...

A New Way to Shop for Homes in a Virtual World

A New Way to Shop for Homes in a Virtual World

In a year when we’re learning to do so much remotely, homebuying is no exception. From going to work to attending school, grocery shopping, and even seeing our doctors online, digital practices have changed the way we live. This year, rather than delaying their home...

Homeownership: The Key to Building Wealth

Homeownership: The Key to Building Wealth

For years, real estate has been considered the best investment you can make. A major reason for this is due to the net worth a household gains through homeownership. In fact, according to the 2019 Survey of Consumer Finance Data from the Federal Reserve, for the...

Pumpkin Pie You Won’t Want to Miss

Thanksgiving can bring on a lot of stress when you think about how many people you have to impress. And the last thing you want to do is slave all day in the kitchen to only produce a mediocre dish. ???? But worry no more! Here is a quick and easy pumpkin pie recipe...

Teaching Our Children to be Grateful

Let’s talk about one of the biggest things that truly matters in life—learning gratitude. Most of us begin by teaching our children the big things like saying please and thank you or showing appreciation when someone does something for them or receiving a gift. This...

VA Home Loans: Helping Heroes Find a Home

Happy Veteran's Day! Today, on Veterans Day, we honor those who have served our country and thank them for their continued dedication to our nation. In the United States, there are many valuable benefits available to Veterans, including VA home loans. For over 75...

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

One of the best ways to build your family’s financial future is through homeownership. Recent data from the Federal Reserve indicates the net worth of a homeowner is actually over 40 times greater than that of a renter. Maybe it’s time to start thinking...

HOW WILL THE 2020 ELECTION AFFECT REAL ESTATE?

The Real Estate Market Might Slow Down-But Not for Long Historically speaking, home sales typically slow down in the fall following the spring and summer rush. BTIG, a research and analysis company, looked at new home sales from 1963-2019 and noted an average decline...