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Selling Your House Is the Right Move, Right Now

Selling Your House Is the Right Move, Right Now Some HighlightsDemand from homebuyers has skyrocketed this year, which means today’s sellers are poised to win big. This ideal moment in

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VIDEO: Things to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage

Things to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage October 22, 2020There are several key things to avoid doing once you've applied for a mortgage. Let's connect to make sure you have the information you

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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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Why Today’s Options Will Save Homeowners from Foreclosure

Why Today’s Options Will Save Homeowners from ForeclosureMany housing experts originally voiced concern that the mortgage forbearance program (which allows families impacted financially by

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Americans Are Gaining Confidence in the Economy

Americans Are Gaining Confidence in the EconomyThe September Jobs Report issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the unemployment rate dropped to 7.9%. Though that

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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 WarSome HighlightsWith so few houses available on the market today, being ready for a bidding war is essential for prospective homebuyers.From pre-approval to making

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Do You Need to Know More about Forbearance and Mortgage Relief Options?

Do You Need to Know More about Forbearance and Mortgage Relief Options?Earlier this year when the nation pressed pause on the economy and unemployment rates jumped up significantly, many homeowners

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The #1 Reason Not to Wait to List Your House for Sale

The #1 Reason Not to Wait to List Your House for SaleMany industries have been devastated by the economic shutdown caused by the COVID-19 virus. Real estate is not one of them.Mark,&

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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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6 Reasons You’ll Win by Selling with a Real Estate Agent This Fall

6 Reasons You’ll Win by Selling with a Real Estate Agent This FallThere are many benefits to working with a real estate professional when selling your house. During challenging times, like

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Thinking of Moving?

Thinking of Moving? Some HighlightsIf you’re ready to sell your house but you’re worried about finding one to move into, why not invest in a brand-new home built just for you?New

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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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VIDEO: Why This Fall Is the Season to Sell Your House

Why This Fall Is the Season to Sell Your House - October 8, 2020 - Buyers are actively searching for their next home, and your house may be it. If your own needs have changed and you've been

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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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Is it Time to Move into a Single-Story Home?

Is it Time to Move into a Single-Story Home?Once the kids have left the nest, you may be wondering what to do with all of the extra space in your home. Chances are, you don’t need four

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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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Rising Home Equity Can Power Your Next Move

Rising Home Equity Can Power Your Next MoveSome HighlightsAccording to CoreLogic, homeowners across the country are gaining significant equity.Over the past year, the average homeowner

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Buyers Are Finding More Space in the Luxury Home Market

Buyers Are Finding More Space in the Luxury Home MarketA year ago, additional space and extra amenities had a very different feel for homebuyers. Today, the health crisis has brought to light how

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VIDEO: Just Listed - 202 N Rock River Dr, Diamond Bar, CA

MORE INFE: https://www.alexortizrealestate.com/details.php?mls=25&mlsid=EV20207289Modern masterpiece in a quiet and friendly community can be yours at this impeccably updated home. There is

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Why Selling this Fall May Be Your Best Move

Why Selling this Fall May Be Your Best MoveIf you’re thinking about moving, selling your house this fall might be the way to go. Here are four highlights in the housing market that may make

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Where Are Home Values Headed Over the Next 12 Months?

Where Are Home Values Headed Over the Next 12 Months?As shelter-in-place orders were implemented earlier this year, many questioned what the shutdown would mean to the real estate market.

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Housing Market on Track to Beat Last Year’s Success

Housing Market on Track to Beat Last Year’s SuccessBack in March, as the nation’s economy was shut down because of the coronavirus, many were predicting the real estate market would face

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Why Pricing Your Home Right Matters This Fall

Why Pricing Your Home Right Matters This FallSome HighlightsAs a seller today, you may think pricing your home on the high end will result in a higher final sale price, but the opposite is actually

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Experts Forecast a V-Shaped Economic Recovery

Experts Forecast a V-Shaped Economic RecoveryExperts Forecast a V-Shaped Economic Recovery September 24, 2020 Experts anticipate a V-shaped recovery for our economy, and the housing market is

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Home Equity Gives Sellers Options in Today’s Market

Home Equity Gives Sellers Options in Today’s MarketHomeownership is one of the best ways to invest in your financial future, especially as your home equity grows. Home equity is a form of

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Home Builder Confidence Hits All-Time Record

Home Builder Confidence Hits All-Time RecordLast week, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported their Housing Market Index (HMI) hit an all-time high 

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The Cost of a Home Is Far More Important than the Price

The Cost of a Home Is Far More Important than the PriceHousing inventory is at an all-time low. There are 39% fewer homes for sale today than at this time last year, and buyer demand

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Is the Economic Recovery Beating All Projections?

Is the Economic Recovery Beating All Projections?Earlier this year, many economists and market analysts were predicting an apocalyptic financial downturn that would potentially rattle the U.S.

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Homes Across the Country Are Selling Fast

Homes Across the Country Are Selling Fast Some HighlightsBuyers are actively searching for and purchasing homes at a record-breaking pace. According to the latest report from the National

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How Low Inventory May Impact the Housing Market This Fall

How Low Inventory May Impact the Housing Market This FallReal estate continues to be called the ‘bright spot’ in the current economy, but there’s one thing that may hold the

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The Surging Real Estate Market Continues to Climb

Earlier this year, realtor.com announced the release of the Housing Recovery Index, a weekly guide showing how the pandemic has impacted the residential real estate market. The index

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Is Now a Good Time to Move?

How long have you lived in your current home? If it’s been a while, you may be thinking about moving. According to the latest Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers by the National

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Two New Surveys Indicate Urban to Suburban Lean

There has been much talk around the possibility that Americans are feeling less enamored with the benefits of living in a large city and now may be longing for the open spaces that suburban and

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Virtual School Is Changing Homebuyer Needs

Some HighlightsWith remote learning sweeping the nation this academic year, organized spaces with enough room for kids to learn effectively are high on buyer wish lists.If you’re trying

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Homebuyer Traffic Is on the Rise

One of the biggest surprises of 2020 is the resilience of the residential real estate market. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), is now

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The Latest Unemployment Rate Fell to 8.4%

Last Friday, the Bureau for Labor Statistics released their Employment Report for August 2020. The big surprise was that the unemployment rate fell to 8.4%, a full percent lower

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Have You Ever Seen a Housing Market Like This?

The year 2020 will certainly be one to remember, with new realities and norms that changed the way we live. This year’s real estate market is certainly no exception to that shift, with

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Thank You, Essential Workers

To all essential workers on this Labor Day, thank.

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The 2020 Homebuyer Wish List

Some HighlightsThe word “home” is taking on a whole new meaning this year, and buyers are starting to look for new features as they re-think their needs and what’s truly

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VIDEO: Why You Need Expert Guidance in a Bidding War

Why You Need Expert Guidance in a Bidding War September 3, 2020Bidding wars are heating up in today's market. Let's connect to make sure you have the guidance you need to land the home of your

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Homebuyer Demand Is Far Above Last Year’s Pace

Homebuying has been on the rise over the past few months, with record-breaking sales powering through the market in June and July. Buyers are actively purchasing homes, and the momentum is

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How Will the Presidential Election Impact Real Estate?

The year 2020 will be remembered as one of the most challenging times of our lives. A worldwide pandemic, a recession causing historic unemployment, and a level of social unrest perhaps never seen

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It’s Not Just About the Price of the Home

When most of us begin searching for a home, we naturally start by looking at the price. It’s important, however, to closely consider what else impacts the purchase. It’s not just the

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VIDEO: FOR SALE: 225 E Arrow Hwy Claremont Ca 91711

Impeccably updated throughout and featuring a brand new ADU, this stunning home provides space, modern style, and flexibility. The main home has been beautifully renovated with every element

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Three Ways to Win in a Bidding War

With so few houses for sale today and low mortgage rates driving buyer activity, bidding wars are becoming more common. Multiple-offer scenarios are heating up, so it’s important to

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The Cost of Renting Vs. Buying a Home

Some HighlightsThe percentage of income needed to afford a median-priced home today is declining, while that for renting is on the rise.This is making buying a home an increasingly

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VIDEO: Forbearance Numbers Are Lower Than Experts Forecasted

Forbearance Numbers Are Lower Than Experts Forecasted August 27, 2020 Forbearances have stayed well under the rate experts initially forecasted. Let's connect if you have questions about your.

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Why Is It so Important to Be Pre-Approved in the Homebuying Process?

You may have heard that pre-approval is a great first step in the homebuying process. But why is it so important? When looking for a home, the temptation to fall in love with a house that

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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 construction of newly built homes ramping up, you may be

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Builders & Realtors Agree: Real Estate Is Back

When shelter-in-place orders brought the economy to a screeching halt earlier this year, many believed the residential housing market would follow suit. Countless analysts predicted buyer demand

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The Top Reasons People Are Moving This Year

Today, Americans are moving for a variety of different reasons. The current health crisis has truly re-shaped our lifestyles and our needs. Spending extra time where we currently live is enabling

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Ask a Pro About Buying a Home

Some HighlightsAccording to trending data, searches for key real estate topics are skyrocketing online.Clearly, lots of people have questions about buying a home, and other topics related to

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Forbearance Numbers Are Lower than Expected

Originally, some housing industry analysts were concerned that the mortgage forbearance program (which allows families to delay payments to a later date) could lead to an increase in foreclosures

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VIDEO: Home Has a Whole New Meaning Today

Home Has a Whole New Meaning Today - August 20, 2020With so much extra time being spent at home, your family may be putting bigger demands on your house than it can handle. Let's connect to find the

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Just How Strong Is the Housing Recovery?

The residential real estate market has definitely been the shining light in this country’s current economic situation. All-time low mortgage rates coupled with a new appreciation of

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Sellers Are Returning to the Housing Market

In 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 the current demand. Now, however, we’re

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The Beginning of an Economic Recovery

The news these days seems to have a mix of highs and lows. We may hear that an economic recovery is starting, but we’ve also seen some of the worst economic data in the history of our country.

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"California housing recovery continues in July as median home price sets another record high, C.A.R. reports."

California housing recovery continues in July as median home price sets another record high, C.A.R. reports"- Existing, single-family home sales totaled 437,890 in July on a seasonally adjusted

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Mortgage Rates & Payments by Decade

Some HighlightsSometimes it helps to see the dollars and cents you’ll save when you purchase a home while mortgage rates are low.Today’s low rates mean it’s less expensive to

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VIDEO: Housing by the Numbers August 13th, 2020

Housing by the Numbers August 13th, 2020 - Things are moving quickly in today's real estate market, but the numbers are looking good for both buyers and sellers. Let's connect to make sure you have

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Homes Are More Affordable Right Now Than They Have Been in Years

Today, home prices are appreciating. When we hear prices are going up, it’s normal to think a home will cost more as the trend continues. The way the housing market is positioned today,,

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Why Foreclosures Won’t Crush the Housing Market Next Year

With the strength of the current housing market growing every day and more Americans returning to work, a faster-than-expected recovery in the housing sector is already well

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Current Buyer & Seller Perks in the Housing Market

Today’s housing market is making a truly impressive turnaround, and it’s also setting up some outstanding opportunities for buyers and sellers. Whether you’re

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The Latest Unemployment Report: Slow and Steady Improvement

Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its latest Employment Situation Summary. Going into the release, the expert consensus was for 1.58 million jobs to

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2020 Homebuyer Preferences

Some HighlightsA recent study from HarrisX shows the current health crisis isn’t slowing down today’s homebuyers.Many buyers are accelerating their timelines to take

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VIDEO: Expert Reactions to the 2020 Housing Market Recovery August 6th, 2020

Expert Reactions to the 2020 Housing Market Recovery August 6th, 2020 Experts are raving about the amazing recovery the housing market has made. Let's connect to plan the best move you and your

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How Is Remote Work Changing Homebuyer Needs?

With more companies figuring out how to efficiently and effectively enable their employees to work remotely (and for longer than most of us initially expected), homeowners throughout the country are

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Why Homeowners Have Great Selling Power Today

We’re sitting in an optimal moment in time for homeowners who are ready to sell their houses and make a move this year. Today’s homeowners are, on average, staying in their homes 

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Today’s Buyers Are Serious about Purchasing a Home

Today’s homebuyers are not just talking about their plans, they’re actively engaged in the buying process – and they’re serious about it. A recent report by the;

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Experts Weigh-In on the Remarkable Strength of the Housing Market

America has faced its share of challenges in 2020. A once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, a financial crisis leaving millions still unemployed, and an upcoming presidential election that may prove to be one

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Where Is the Housing Market Headed for the Rest of 2020?

Some Highlights:The housing market is forecasted to finish the year with growing strength.Historically low mortgage rates are creating great potential for homebuyers, and home sales are on the rise

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VIDEO: Home Sales Surging This Summer July 30th, 2020

Home Sales Surging This Summer July 30th, 2020 Climbing home sales and values are strong signs that the housing market is recovering. Let's connect to plan the best way for you to move forward in

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Will We See a Surge of Homebuyers Moving to the Suburbs?

As remote work continues on for many businesses and Americans weigh the risks of being in densely populated areas, will more people start to move out of bigger cities? Spending extra time at home

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Homeownership Rate Continues to Rise in 2020

So far, it’s been quite a ride this year, and our nation has truly seen its fair share of hurdles. From COVID-19 to record unemployment and then the resulting recession, just to name a few,

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VIDEO: SOLD: 457 S. College Ave Claremont Ca 91711

Completely remodeled throughout, this contemporary home offers comfort and style wrapped in a serene color palette and stylish finishes. From the updated kitchen to the beautiful wood front door and

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Guidance and Support Are Key When Buying Your First Home

In June, the number of first-time homebuyers accounted for 35% of the existing homes sold, a trend that’s been building steadily throughout the year. According to the National Association

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Three of the Latest Reports Show Housing Market Is Strong

The residential real estate market is remaining resilient as the country still struggles to beat the COVID-19 pandemic. Three separate reports recently revealed how the housing market is still

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A Real Estate Pro Is More Helpful Now than Ever

Some HighlightsA recent study shared by NAR notes that both buyers and sellers think an agent is more helpful than ever during the current health crisis.Expertise and professionalism are

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Home Sales Hit a Record-Setting Rebound

With a worldwide health crisis that drove a pause in the economy this year, the housing market was greatly impacted. Many have been eagerly awaiting some bright signs of a recovery. Based on the

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VIDEO: Is It a Good Time to Buy or Sell a Home? July 23rd, 2020

Is It a Good Time to Buy or Sell a Home? July 23rd, 2020 A recent study from Fannie Mae shows that both buyers and sellers think it's an increasingly good time to make a move. Let’s connect to

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Price Your Home to Sell this Season.

𝗣𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗛𝗼𝘂𝘀𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗦𝗲𝗹𝗹 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗦𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗼𝗻 - The key to selling your house is to price it just right. Let

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VIDEO: Pricing Your House to Sell this Season

𝗣𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗛𝗼𝘂𝘀𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗦𝗲𝗹𝗹 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗦𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗼𝗻 - The key to selling your house is to price it just right. Let

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Two Reasons We Won’t See a Rush of Foreclosures This Fall

The health crisis we face as a country has led businesses all over the nation to reduce or discontinue their services altogether. This pause in the economy has greatly impacted the workforce and as

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A Remarkable Recovery for the Housing Market

For months now the vast majority of Americans have been asking the same question: When will the economy turn around? Many experts have been saying the housing market will lead the way to a

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Thinking of Selling Your House? Now May be the Right Time

Inventory is arguably the biggest challenge for buyers in today’s housing market. There are simply more buyers actively looking for homes to purchase than there are sellers selling them, so

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Top Reasons to Own a Home in 2020

Top Reasons to Own a Home in 2020Top Reasons to Own a Home in 2020 June 18th, 2020 There are many financial and non-financial benefits to owning a home. Let’s connect to put your homeownership

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Mortgage Rates Fall Below 3%

Some HighlightsMortgage rates hit another all-time low, falling below 3% this week.If you’re ready to buy a home, now is a great time to truly get more for your money at this historic

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Does Your Home Have What Buyers Are Looking For?

There’s great opportunity for today’s homeowners to sell their houses and make a move, yet due to the impact of the ongoing health crisis, some sellers are taking their time coming back

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VIDEO: Real Estate is a Top Investment July 16th, 2020

Real Estate is a Top Investment July 16th, 2020 For the 7th year running, Americans have ranked real estate as a top long-term investment. Let's connect to discuss your real estate plans for this

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FOR SALE: 2375 Walnut Ave Upland Ca 91784

More Information at http://www.2375Walnut.com Listing Agent: Alex Ortiz Sunset Homes Real Estate DRE#

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Mortgage Rates Hit Record Lows for Three Consecutive Weeks

Over the past several weeks, Freddie Mac has reported the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate dropping to record lows, all the way down to 3.03%. Last week’s reported rate

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VIDEO: JUST LISTED: 2375 Walnut Ave Upland Ca 91784

More Information at http://www.2375Walnut.com Listing Agent: Alex Ortiz MOBILE: 949-774-8692 Sunset Homes Real Estate DRE#

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What Are Experts Saying about Home Prices?

Last week, a very well-respected real estate analytics firm surprised many with their home price projection for the next twelve months. CoreLogic, in their latest Home Price Index :

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JUST LISTED: 229 E Valencia Dr Units A - C, Fullerton, CA 92832

More Information@ http://www.229valencia.com/ Listing Agent: Alex Ortiz MOBILE: 949-774-8692 Sunset Homes Real Estate DRE#

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Buyers: Are You Ready for a Bidding War?

With businesses reopening throughout the country and some experts indicating early signs of a much-anticipated economic recovery, more homebuyers are actively entering the housing market this

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IN ESCROW: 1222 Chestnut St Upland Ca 91784

IN ESCROW: 1222 Chestnut St Upland Ca 91784www.1222chestnut.comListing Agent: Alex Ortiz Sunset Homes Real Estate DRE# 01413027 949-774

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Americans Rank Real Estate Best Investment for 7 Years Running

Some HighlightsReal estate has outranked stocks, savings accounts, and gold as the best long-term investment among Americans for the past 7 years.The belief in the stability of

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VIDEO: Why Homes Are More Affordable This Year July 9th, 2020

Why Homes Are More Affordable This Year July 9th, 2020Today's low interest rates are driving home affordability.Let's connect to discuss how buying a home may be a great move for you this year://

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Not All Agents Are Created Equal

In today’s fast-paced world where answers are just a Google search away, there are some who may question the benefits of hiring a real estate professional when selling a house. The reality is,

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Best Time to Sell? When Competition Is at an All-Time Low

In a recent survey of home sellers by Qualtrics, 87% of respondents said they were concerned their home won’t sell because of the pandemic and resulting economic recession. Of

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Taking Advantage of Homebuying Affordability in Today’s Market

Everyone is ready to buy a home at different times in their lives, and despite the health crisis, today is no exception. Understanding how affordability works and the main market factors that impact

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Latest Unemployment Report: Great News…for the Most Part

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released their latest Employment Situation Summary last Thursday, and it again beat analysts’ expectations in a big way. The consensus was

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VIDEO: When Will the Economy Turn Around? July 2nd, 2020

When Will the Economy Turn Around? July 2nd, 2020 Experts project an economic recovery is in sight, and real estate is positioned to lead the way. Let’s connect to discuss how this rebound

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Is the Health Crisis Driving Buyers Out of Urban Areas?

The pandemic has caused consumers to re-examine the components that make up the “perfect home.” Many families are no longer comfortable with the locations and layouts of their existing

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A Historic Rebound for the Housing Market

Pending Home Sales increased by 44.3% in May, registering the highest month-over-month gain in the index since the National Association of Realtors (NAR) started tracking this metric in

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Are New Homes Going to Be Available to Buy This Year?

In today’s economy, everyone seems to be searching for signs that a recovery is coming soon. Many experts agree that it may actually already be in motion or will be starting by the

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What Are Experts Saying About the Rest of 2020?

One of the biggest questions on everyone’s minds these days is: What’s going to happen to the housing market in the second half of the year? Based on recent data on the,

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Think You Should For Sale By Owner? Think Again

Some Highlights For Sale By Owner (FSBO) is the process of selling real estate without the representation of a real estate broker or real estate agent.According to the National

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New Index Reveals Impact of COVID-19 on Real Estate

Earlier this month, realtor.com announced the release of their initial Housing Recovery Index, a weekly guide showing how the pandemic has impacted the residential real estate market.

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Should We Be Looking at Unemployment Numbers Differently?

The New York Times recently ran an article regarding unemployment titled: Don’t Cheer Too Soon. Keep an Eye on the Core Jobless Rate. The piece suggests we should look

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JUST LISTED VIDEO: FOR SALE: 1222 Chestnut St Upland Ca

For more Information follow https://www.1222Chestnut.com Listing Agent: Alex OrtizMOBILE: 949-774-8692Sunset Homes Real EstateDRE#

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What Are the Experts Saying About Future Home Prices?

A worldwide pandemic and an economic recession have had a tremendous effect on the nation. The uncertainty brought about by both has made predicting consumer behavior nearly impossible. For that

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Homebuyers Are in the Mood to Buy Today

According to the latest FreddieMac Quarterly Forecast, mortgage interest rates have fallen to historically low levels this spring and they’re projected to remain low. This means there

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7 Strategies for a 2020 Open House

Some HighlightsBuyer interest is high right now, so this summer is a great time to sell your house.Here are 7 strategies to help make your house showing a safe and effective one.Let&rsquo

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Want to Make a Move? Homeowner Equity is Growing Year-Over-Year

One of the bright spots of the 2020 real estate market is the growth in equity homeowners are experiencing across the country. According to the recently released Homeowner Equity Insights&

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Is the Economic Recovery Already Underway?

The Wall Street Journal just released their latest monthly Survey of Economists. In an article on the findings, they reported:“The U.S. economy will be in recovery by

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Three Reasons Homebuyers Are Ready to Purchase This Year

A recent survey by Lending Tree tapped into behaviors of over 1,000 prospective buyers. The results indicated 53% of all homebuyers are more likely to buy a home in the next

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Real Estate Tops Best Investment Poll for 7th Year Running

Every year, Gallup conducts a survey of Americans to determine their choice for the best long-term investment. Respondents are asked to select real estate, stocks/mutual funds,

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Summer is the New Spring for Real Estate

Some HighlightsThe health crisis slowed the market this spring, so buyers are jumping back into the market to make their moves this summer.Check these 10 items off your to-do list so your house is

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Are You Ready for the Summer Housing Market?

As the health crisis started making its way throughout our country earlier this spring, sellers have been cautious about putting their homes on the market. This hesitation stemmed primarily from

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Is a Recession Here? Yes. Does that Mean a Housing Crash? No.

On Monday, the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) announced that the U.S. economy is officially in a recession. This did not come as a surprise to many, as the 

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Real Estate Will Lead the Economic Recovery

With more U.S. states reopening for business this summer, and as people start to return to work, we can expect the economy to begin improving. Most expert forecasts indicate this economic recovery

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IN ESCROW: 457 S. College Ave., Claremont, CA 91711

Completely remodeled throughout, this contemporary home offers comfort and style wrapped in a serene color palette and stylish finishes. From the updated kitchen to the beautiful wood front door and

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The Shocking News in the Unemployment Report

Last Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released their May Employment Situation Summary. Leading up to the release, most experts predicted the unemployment rate would

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National Homeownership Month

Some HighlightsNational Homeownership Month is a great time to reflect on how we can each promote stronger community growth.Homeownership helps families build financial freedom, find greater

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Three Things to Understand About Unemployment Statistics

Tomorrow morning the Bureau of Labor Statistics will release the latest Employment Situation Summary, which will include the most current unemployment rate. It will be a horrific

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The Expert Economic Recovery Forecast

The Expert Economic Recovery Forecast June 4th, 2020 According to the WSJ, 85.3% of economists believe an economic recovery will begin in the second half of 2020. Let's connect to discuss how the

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Is it Time to Sell Your Vacation Home?

The travel industry is one of the major sectors that’s been hit extremely hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, it’s hard to know how long it will take for summer travelers to be back in

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Home Prices: It’s All About Supply and Demand

As we enter the summer months and work through the challenges associated with the current health crisis, many are wondering what impact the economic slowdown will have on home prices. Looking at the

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The Benefits of Homeownership May Reach Further Than You Think

More than ever, our homes have become an integral part of our lives. Today they are much more than the houses we live in. They’re evolving into our workplaces, schools for our children, and

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Top Reasons to Own Your Home.

Some HighlightsJune is National Homeownership Month, and it’s a great time to consider the benefits of owning your own home.If you’re in a position to buy, homeownership might help

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Economists Forecast Recovery to Begin in the Second Half of 2020

With the U.S. economy on everyone’s minds right now, questions about the country’s financial outlook continue to come up daily. The one that seems to keep rising to the top is: when

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Why Virtual Tours Are Winning in 2020

Why Virtual Tours Are Winning in 2020 May 28th, 2020 Virtual tours are changing the game for the real estate market this year. Let’s connect to make sure you’re ready to navigate the

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Why This Summer Is the 2020 Real Estate Season

With stay-at-home orders starting to gradually lift throughout parts of the country, data indicates homebuyers are jumping back into the market. After many families put their

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Summer Is the New Spring Market

Summer Is the New Spring Market May 21st, 2020 Summer is gearing up to be the new spring for homebuying and selling! Let's connect so you're ready to make your move this season. REALTOR: Alex Ortiz

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Buying or Selling a Home? You Need an Expert Kind of Guide

In a normal housing market, whether you’re buying or selling a home, you need an experienced guide to help you navigate through the process. You need someone you can turn to who will tell you

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Interest Rates Hover Near Historic All-Time Lows

Some HighlightsMortgage interest rates have dropped considerably this spring and are hovering at a historically low level.Locking in at a low rate today could save you thousands of dollars over the

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NOW AVAILABLE: 457 S. College Ave., Claremont, CA 91711

Completely remodeled throughout, this contemporary home offers comfort and style wrapped in a serene color palette and stylish finishes. From the updated kitchen to the beautiful wood front door and

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Experts Predict Economic Recovery Should Begin in the Second Half of the Year

One of the biggest questions we all seem to be asking these days is: When are we going to start to see an economic recovery? As the country begins to slowly reopen, moving forward in

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IN ESCROW: 12351 Twin Gables Dr Chino Ca

MUST SEE 3D VIRTUAL TOUR. This Lovely home offers a full bedroom suite downstairs with its own private bathroom. Beautiful open concept kitchen and family room, formal living room at entry which can

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6 Reasons Why Selling Your House on Your Own Is a Mistake

There are many benefits to working with a real estate professional when selling your house. During challenging times like the one we face today, it becomes even more important to have an

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What the Experts See Coming for the Housing Market

What the Experts See Coming for the Housing Market - May 14th, 2020 Experts are optimistic that the housing market will rebound as the country emerges from stay-at-home orders. Let's connect to

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The Economic Impact of Buying a Home

The Economic Impact of Buying a Home - May 7th, 2020 Purchasing a home provides a boost to your community and your family, a true win-win. Let's connect to see how you can be an economic driver this

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The 3 Sciences That Are Driving Today's Expert Economic Projections

The 3 Sciences That Are Driving Today's Expert Economic Projections - April 30th, 2020 Business science, health science, and social science all influence the projections we're hearing from economic

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Technology Is Powering the Real Estate Process

Technology Is Powering the Real Estate Process - April 23rd, 2020 Technology is the driving force behind many of today's real estate transactions. Let’s connect to discuss how working together

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Happy Hour & Chill 7pm -Thursday 04-23-2020.

Alex Ortiz is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/4039794021?pwd=aDZr... Meeting ID: 403 979 4021 Password:

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A Recession Does Not Equal a Housing Crisis

A Recession Does Not Equal a Housing Crisis. History shows that a recession does not equal a housing crisis. Let's connect to talk about what's happening in our market and how it impacts your goals

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JUST SOLD VIDEO: 1588 Red Hill North Dr Upland Ca 91786

$20,000 above the previous comparable in this Upland Ca neighborhood is what we did. We have now determined a new property value in the community while putting 20k more in our seller’s hand.We

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Americans Are Sitting on Tremendous Equity

Americans Are Sitting on Tremendous Equity - April 9th, 2020 More than half of homes in America have at least 50% equity. Wondering how much equity you have? Let's connect. REALTOR: Alex Ortiz:

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Why Pre-Approval Is a Great Step to Take Today

Why Pre-Approval Is a Great Step to Take Today If you’re in the position to buy a home this year, pre-approval is something you can still do right now to get ahead in the homebuying process.

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CREATING OPTIONS PART 2 Buying a Home During Social Distancing

CREATING OPTIONS PART 2 Buying a Home During Social Distancing : REALTOR: Alex Ortiz MOBILE: 949-774-8692 EMAIL: AlexOrtizRealEstate@gmail.com WEB: www.AlexOrtizRealEstate.com Sunset Homes Real

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Creating Options Part 1: Refinance & Interest Rates During Social Distancing

Creating Options Topic 1 NOTES : Refinancing Interest Rates REALTOR: Alex Ortiz MOBILE: 949-774-8692 EMAIL: AlexOrtizRealEstate@gmail.com WEB: www.AlexOrtizRealEstate.com Sunset Homes Real Estate#

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What the Experts Are Saying About the Market

What the Experts Are Saying About the Market - March 26th, 2020 With so much changing in today's market, it's important to know what the experts are saying. Let's connect to discuss how these

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HOW TO STAY SANE AT HOME!!

HOW TO STAY SANE AT HOME!! I have been self-employed for over 10 years and I work from home. Even if you are not self-employed here are some helpful tips to help you get through SHELTER IN PLACE. 1

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5 Simple Graphs That Prove This Is Not Like the Last Time

5 Simple Graphs That Prove This Is Not Like the Last Time There's a lot of evidence showing that today's housing market is nothing like it was during the last recession. Let's connect to talk about

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Thinking of Getting Your House Ready to Sell?

Thinking of Getting Your House Ready to Sell? Houses are in high demand this spring, making it a great time to sell. Let's connect to plan how you can get your house ready for potential buyers. -

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You May Have More Home Equity Than You Think

You May Have More Home Equity Than You Think With home values appreciating, there's a good chance you have more home equity than you think. Let's connect to explore how you can use your equity in

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Should I Buy a Home This Year?

Should I Buy a Home This Year? February 27th, 2020 With home prices rising, homebuyers have the opportunity to gain significant wealth through their home equity.Let's connect to get you on the path

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FOR SALE VIDEO: 1588 Redhill North Dr, Upland 91786

JUST LISTED FOR SALE: 1588 Redhill North Dr Upland Ca 91710 Beautiful home nestled in the private gated community of Redhill North. This charming Upland California home overlooks the Red Hill

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Age Of Buyers??? Not What You Think.

Age Of Buyers??? Not What You Thinkhttps://www.nar.realtor/blogs/economists-outlook/age-of-buyers-is-skyrocketing-but-not-for-who-you-might-think?AdobeAnalytics=ed_rid%3D6586279%26om_mid%3D1880

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FOR SALE - 12351 Twin Gables Dr Chino 91710

FOR SALE - 12351 Twin Gables Dr Chino 91710Beautiful home located in Chino California's Cedar Point Community. This gorgeous home was built in 2015 and includes custom kitchen, dining, living and

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The 5 Questions Your Realtor Cannot Legally Answer

Read this brief article on Forbes magazine in regards to five questions a real estate agent cannot legally answer. Obviously as realtors we know the law, but I think some people don’t realize

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2020

Here I am once again sending out blessing in 2020. It’s the start of the year and I’m hoping all of us have at least one goal written down. As for me. I’m look to help 12 families,

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2020 Housing Market Insights

2020 Housing Market Insights January 9th, 2020Here’s a look at what some of the top experts are saying about the 2020 housing market. Let’s connect to talk about your homeownership goals

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December information Real Estate info

December information Real Estate infoMake sure to check out the sources: https://www.nar.realtor/newsroom/exis... http://www.freddiemac.com/

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Becoming The Alex Ortiz Group

Becoming The Alex Ortiz GroupIn this video I discuss my goal of creating a real estate team called the Alex Ortiz group in

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VIDEO: Investment and Gen Z

Here is the information I read. In my opinion i thinks its always best to own something. Start small and build. I don't believe you will be disappointed. What are your thoughts? https://magazine

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Things to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage

Things to Avoid After Applying for a MortgageCongratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You're undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new

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