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Home Sellers: There Is an Extra Way To Welcome Home Our Veterans

Home Sellers: There Is an Extra Way To Welcome Home Our Veterans

Home Sellers: There Is an Extra Way To Welcome Home Our Veterans Some veterans are finding it difficult to obtain a home in today’s market. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “Conventional conforming mortgages (mortgages that conform to guidelines set by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac), accounted for 74% of mortgages obtained by homebuyers in May 2021, an increase…
A Look at Housing Supply and What It Means for Sellers

A Look at Housing Supply and What It Means for Sellers

A Look at Housing Supply and What It Means for Sellers One of the hottest topics of conversation in today’s real estate market is the shortage of available homes. Simply put, there are many more potential buyers than there are homes for sale. As a seller, you’ve likely heard that low supply is good news for you. It…
Remote Work Has Changed Our Home Needs. Is It Time for Your Home To Change, Too?

Remote Work Has Changed Our Home Needs. Is It Time for Your Home To Change, Too?

Remote Work Has Changed Our Home Needs. Is It Time for Your Home To Change, Too? Over the past year, many homeowners realized what they need in a home is changing, especially with the rise in remote work. If you’re longing for a dedicated home office or a change in scenery, now may be the time to…
Today’s Real Estate Market Explained Through 4 Key Trends

Today’s Real Estate Market Explained Through 4 Key Trends

Today’s Real Estate Market Explained Through 4 Key Trends As we move into the second half of the year, one thing is clear: the current real estate market is one for the record books. The exact mix of conditions we have today creates opportunities for both buyers and sellers. Here’s a look at four key…
Housing Supply Is Rising. What Does That Mean for You?

Housing Supply Is Rising. What Does That Mean for You?

Housing Supply Is Rising. What Does That Mean for You? An important factor in today’s market is the number of homes for sale. While inventory levels continue to sit near historic lows, there are indications we may have hit the lowest point we’ll see. Odeta Kushi, Deputy Chief Economist at First American, recently said of our supply challenges: “It looks…
4 Major Incentives To Sell This Summer

4 Major Incentives To Sell This Summer

4 Major Incentives To Sell This Summer While the housing market forecast for the second half of the year remains positive, there may not be a better time to sell than right now. Here are four things to consider if you’re trying to decide if now’s the right time to make a move. 1. Your House Will…
Selling Your House? Make Sure You Price It Right.

Selling Your House? Make Sure You Price It Right.

Selling Your House? Make Sure You Price It Right. There’s no denying we’re in a sellers’ market. With low inventory and high buyer demand, homes today are selling above the asking price at a record rate. According to the latest Realtors Confidence Index Survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR): Homes typically sell within 17 days (compared to 26 days one year…
What Do Experts See on the Horizon for the Second Half of the Year?

What Do Experts See on the Horizon for the Second Half of the Year?

What Do Experts See on the Horizon for the Second Half of the Year? As we move into the latter half of the year, questions about what’s to come are top of mind for buyers and sellers. Near record-low mortgage rates coupled with rising home price appreciation kicked off a robust housing market in the…
Demand for Vacation Homes Is Still Strong

Demand for Vacation Homes Is Still Strong

Demand for Vacation Homes Is Still Strong The pandemic created a tremendous interest in vacation homes across the country. Throughout the last year, many people purchased second homes as a safe getaway from the challenges of the health crisis. With many professionals working from home and many students taking classes remotely, it made sense to see a migration…
Pre-Approval Makes All the Difference When Buying a Home

Pre-Approval Makes All the Difference When Buying a Home

Pre-Approval Makes All the Difference When Buying a Home You may have been told that it’s important to get pre-approved at the beginning of the homebuying process, but what does that really mean, and why is it so important? Especially in today’s market, with rising home prices and high buyer competition, it’s crucial to have a clear understanding of your…
Hope Is on the Horizon for Today’s Housing Shortage

Hope Is on the Horizon for Today’s Housing Shortage

Hope Is on the Horizon for Today’s Housing Shortage The major challenge in today’s housing market is that there are more buyers looking to purchase than there are homes available to buy. Simply put, supply can’t keep up with demand. A normal market has a 6-month supply of homes for sale. Anything over that indicates…
The Right Expert Will Guide You Through This Unprecedented Market

The Right Expert Will Guide You Through This Unprecedented Market

The Right Expert Will Guide You Through This Unprecedented Market In a normal market, it’s good to have an experienced guide coaching you through the process of buying or selling a home. That person can advise you on important things like pricing your home correctly or the first steps to take when you’re ready to buy. However, the market…
Why This Is Not Like 2008 Again

Why This Is Not Like 2008 Again

Why This Is Not Like 2008 Again During the Great Recession, just over a decade ago, the financial systems the world depended on started to collapse. It created a panic that drove some large companies out of business (ex. Lehman Brothers) and many more into bankruptcy. The financial crisis that accompanied the current pandemic caused hardship…
In Today’s Market, Listing Prices Are Like an Auction’s Reserve Price

In Today’s Market, Listing Prices Are Like an Auction’s Reserve Price

In Today’s Market, Listing Prices Are Like an Auction’s Reserve Price For generations, the process of buying and selling a home never really changed. A homeowner would try to estimate the market value of their house, then tack on a little extra to give themselves some negotiating room. That figure would become the listing price. Buyers would…
Dreaming of a Bigger Home? Why Not Buy It This Year?

Dreaming of a Bigger Home? Why Not Buy It This Year?

Dreaming of a Bigger Home? Why Not Buy It This Year? Are you clamoring for extra rooms or a more functional floorplan in your house? Maybe it’s time to make a move. If you’ll be able to work remotely for the long-term or your overall needs have simply changed, it’s a great time to sell…

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Tom Heuser

Las Vegas Real Estate Market Forecast – March 2019

As the Las Vegas real estate market rolls into the 2019 selling season the market is dealing with a shift. The shift is real and sustainable so learn how it will affect buyers and sellers moving forward. The Las Vegas real estate market forecast is healthy but home values will not continue to appreciate at

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A Top Attraction – Brian Hoffman’s Remembering Red

If you love to laugh, this is the show for you. Brian Hoffman does a great impression of Red Skelton in this tribute, which will have you in stiches. Hoffman features some of the most famous characters from Red including, Gertrude, Heathcliffe, Clem Kadiddlehopper and many others. This show is perfect for the fans of Red Skelton

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Tom Heuser

How To Prepare Your Home For Sale

Home for sale? Here are some key factors before you open your home to potential buyers. The NUMBER ONE FACTOR is DO YOUR RESEARCH ON THE REALTOR®  When making the decision to sell your home, it is important IMPERATIVE to find a quality real estate professional. Do they seem knowledgeable about the market? Are they truthful when telling

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Tom Heuser

FHA won’t need another bailout

Last year The Federal Housing Administration, the largest insurer of low down payment mortgages, required a $1.7 billion infusion from the Treasury Department to build up its depleted capital reserves to the level required by Congress — 2% of its $1.17 trillion in outstanding loans. It was the first time in the FHA’s 80-year history that

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Think This Is a Housing Crisis? Think Again.
The Heuser Team

Think This Is a Housing Crisis? Think Again.

With all of the unanswered questions caused by COVID-19 and the economic slowdown we’re experiencing across the country today, many are asking if the housing market is in trouble. For those who remember 2008, it’s logical to ask that question. Many of us experienced financial hardships, lost homes, and were out of work during the

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Three Ways to Win in a Bidding War
The Heuser Team

Three Ways to Win in a Bidding War

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 get pre-approved before you start your search. This way, you can put your best foot forward – quickly and efficiently – if

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