Tag Archives: Stovall Team Real Estate

Rent or Buy? Either Way You’re 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 parents rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. As Entrepreneur Magazine, a premier source for small business, explained in…

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Ready to Downsize in 2018?

As home values continue to  appreciate, more and more homeowners have the freedom to move. I recently sold my client’s two-story five bedroom and four bathroom home and sold them a single-story two bedroom and two bathroom home that better fits their current lifestyle and needs. We sold their home after only 7 days on the market for over asking price. We executed their plan. Prior to listing their home for sale, I sat down and listened to my clients and learned about their needs and wants and then I advised.  They set a goal. We made a plan. We executed the plan.  Wondering if it might be time for you to downsize your home?

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Some “S&*))%” News : Low-Flow Toilets to Become Law in California

Some “S&*))%” News : Low-Flow Toilets to Become Law in California

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Real Estate Investing

The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute categorizes real estate as an alternative investment that includes residential and commercial properties as well as mortgage-based securities and real estate investment trusts. For most real estate investors, these investments are characterized as income-generating properties that see revenue from rent earned and capital appreciation from the increase in market…

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HOW THE FED’S MOVE WILL AFFECT THE REAL ESTATE MARKET

Interest rates are affected by the following three factors: the bond market, the Federal Reserve, and the health of the economy. On December 16, 2015 the Federal Reserve announced that it would be raising the federal funds rate by .25 percent. Here’s how this announcement will affect the real estate market. What does this mean…

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Ask the Experts: Best Return on Remodeling Investment

With home prices up in Orange County, especially in Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Fountain Valley, Westminster, Garden Grove and immediate surrounding areas, the return on remodeling investments at  resale is wonderful. Making little changes can have big  impacts when it comes to remodeling your home to sell. Do you want to enjoy your updates for a…

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