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How Much Has Your Home Increased in Value Over the Last Year?

Home values have risen dramatically over the last twelve months in Citrus County. In CoreLogic’s most recent Home Price Index Report, they revealed that national home prices have increased by 6.7% year-over-year. CoreLogic broke down appreciation even further into four price ranges, giving us a more … Continue reading

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How Much Do You Need to Make to Buy a Home in Citrus County?

It’s no mystery that cost of living varies drastically depending on where you live, so a new study by GOBankingRates set out to find out what minimum salary you would need to make in order to buy a median-priced home in each of the … Continue reading

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Getting Pre-Approved Should Always Be Your First Step

In many markets across the country including Citrus County, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way … Continue reading

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NOT Owning Your Home Can Cost You a Lot of Money in Citrus County!

Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part of the American Dream for as long as America has … Continue reading

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Building Permits on the Rise in Citrus County

  The number of building permits issued for single-family homes is the best indicator of how many newly built homes will rise over the next few months. According to the latest Citrus County, Building Division, 2017 Single Family Home Building … Continue reading

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It’s Tax Season… Use Your Refund to Jump Start Your Down Payment Savings!

According to data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Americans can expect an estimated average refund of $2,840 this year when filing their taxes. This is down slightly from the average refund of $2,895, last year. Tax refunds are often thought … Continue reading

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Why You Need a Professional on Your Team When Buying a Home in Citrus County

Many people wonder whether they should hire a real estate professional to assist them in buying their dream homes or if they should first try to go through the buying process on their own. In today’s market: you need an … Continue reading

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2 Major Myths Holding Back Home Buyers In Citrus County

Urban Institute recently released a report entitled, “Barriers to Accessing Homeownership,” which revealed that “eighty percent of consumers either are unaware of how much lenders require for a down payment or believe all lenders require a down payment above 5 percent.” Myth #1: “I … Continue reading

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Citrus County Inventory Crunch Continues… List Your House Today!

Every winter, families across the country decide if this will be the year that they sell their current houses and move into their dream homes. Mortgage rates hovered around 4% for all of 2017 which forced many buyers off the fence and … Continue reading

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The Impact of Tight Inventory on the Housing Market

The housing crisis is finally in the rearview mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are up, home sales are up, and distressed sales (foreclosures and short sales) have fallen to … Continue reading

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