Shelly Morgan's Blog Posts

2020 Color of The Year

Drum roll please – Pantone has chosen Classic Blue as their color of the year. Over the past couple years, bold colors on walls has become common place in designer magazines and new model.

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Why You Shouldn't For Sale By Owner

Rising home prices coupled with the current inventory in today’s market may cause some homeowners to consider selling their homes on their own (known in the industry as a For Sale By)

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5,300 Reasons to be Happy You're a Homeowner

Studies have shown that, in many cases, the largest asset a family owns is the house they live in. Over the last twelve months, that asset has gained substantial value.CoreLogic just released

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Renting VS. Buying

Buying vs Renting? What is Better For You? Home ownership is the American Dream, right? Owing a place to call home, being able to paint the walls purple if you like, that’s what everyone.

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December 2019 Buyers Stakes are High Because Inventory is Low

The reality of what we’re seeing this month is that homes are selling fast. In today’s strong seller’s market, bidding wars are common and expected with starter or entry

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Have You Budgeted for Closing Costs?

Saving for a down payment is a key step in the homebuying process, and it’s not the only piece you need to include in your budget. Another factor that’s important to plan for is the

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7 Reasons to List Your Home This Holiday Season

Around this time each year, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to list their houses. Similarly, others who already have their homes on the market remove their listings until the

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The True Cost of Not Owning Your Own Home

There are great advantages to owning a home, yet many people continue to rent. The financial benefits are just some of the reasons why homeownership has been a part of the long-standing

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Buyers Are Looking Now! Are you ready to list your home?

Inventory on the market today is low, especially among existing homes in the entry and middle-level tiers of the market. It is hovering well below the 6-month supply typically found

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2 Myths Holding Back Homebuyers

In a recent article, First American shared how millennials are not really any different from previous generations when it comes to the goal of homeownership; it is still a huge part of

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What Type of Mortgage is Right for You?

What Type of Mortgage is Right for Me?When our parents were buying their first home, there was one way to finance thepurchase. You would walk down to the corner bank and asked for a 30 yearmortgage.

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Selling Your Home to an I-Buyer

What It’s Like to Sell Your Home to an iBuyerTechnology has changed the way we do almost everything – including how weapproach the buying and selling of real estate. One of the biggest

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Buyer Demand Growing In Every Region

Buyers are out in full force this fall, increasing the demand for homebuying in all four regions of the country.According to the latest ShowingTime Showing Index,“Home showing activity

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This is Not 2008 All Over Again: The Mortgage Lending Factor

Some are afraid the real estate market may be looking a lot like it did prior to the housing crash in 2008. One of the factors they’re pointing at is the availability of mortgage money. Recent

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