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Blog Posts Archive
The Difference an Hour Makes
Impact of the Coronavirus on the U.S. Housing Market
Real Estate Is Soaring, But Not Like 2008
How Interest Rates Can Impact Your Monthly Housing Payments
How to Avoid a Gender Gap When Investing in the Housing Market
Three Reasons Why Pre-Approval Is the First Step in the 2020 Homebuying Journey
How Buyers Can Win By Downsizing in 2020
The 2 Surprising Things Homebuyers Really Want
Make the Dream of Homeownership a Reality in 2020
The 2020 Real Estate Projections That May Surprise You
Have You Outgrown Your Home?
A 365 Day Difference in Homeownership
Have You Budgeted for Closing Costs?
What is the Best Investment for Americans?
Is A Bigger House Within Your Budget?
5 Reasons to Sell This Winter
Buyer Demand Growing in Every Region
75 Years of VA Home Loan Benefits
Think Prices Have Skyrocketed? Look at Rents.
5 Reasons to Consider Living in a Multigenerational Home
Depending on the Price, You’re Going to Need Advice
5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search 2019
Be on the Lookout for Gen Z: The Next Generation of Homebuyers
Existing-Home Sales Report Indicates Now Is a Great Time to Sell
Home Sales Expected to Continue Increasing In 2020
A+ Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Pro
Everybody Calm Down! This Is NOT 2008
15-Day Closing Guarantee? Really? Yes!
How Property Taxes Can Impact Your Mortgage Payment
5 Reasons to Sell This Fall
Homeownership Will Always Be a Part of the American Dream
A Recession Does Not Equal a Housing Crisis
iBuyers: What Is the “Cost of Convenience” When Selling Your Home?
Top Priorities When Moving with Kids
An FHA loan is a mortgage loan that is insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).
What’s the Latest on Interest Rates?
Did You Know – Waiting Periods
Experts Predict a Strong Housing Market for the Rest of 2019
HUD has announced that they are reducing the maximum LTV/CLTV percentages on Cash Out Refinances.
A Latte a Day Keeps Homeownership Away
5 Easy Steps to Avoid Overwhelm from Media Overload
Seniors Are on the Move in the Real Estate Market.
Housing Supply Not Keeping Up with Population Increase
A Great Way to Increase Your Family’s Net Worth
HARP Loan Can Keep Your Mortgage Afloat.
Buying a Home: Do You Know the Lingo?
Busting the Myth About a Housing Affordability Crisis
5 Real Estate Reality TV Myths Explained
American Confidence in Housing at an All-Time High
Rent Vs. Own
Why All the Chicken Littles Should Calm Down
Appreciation Is Strong: It Might Be Time to Sell
How Much Do You Know About Down Payments?
Millionaire to Millennials: The Costly Mistake of Not Buying Now
Existing Home Sales Point Toward a Good Time to Sell
How to Judge the Impact of the Next Economic Slowdown on Housing
Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Sell Your House
How to Increase Your Equity Over the Next 5 Years
3 Expert Insights On Inventory In The Current Market
Home Prices Up 5.05% Across the Country
3 Powerful Reasons to Buy a Home Now
Mid-Year Housing Market Update: Three Things to Know Today
What Experts are Saying About the Current Housing Market
Is Renting Right for Me?
The Cost of Waiting: Interest Rates Edition
What a Difference a Year Makes for Sellers
Should I Refinance My Home?
Home Price Appreciation Forecast
Is Your First Home Now Within Your Grasp?
Americans’ Powerful Belief in Homeownership as an Investment
4 Tips to Sell Your Home Faster
5 Powerful Reasons to Own Instead of Rent
Now’s the Time to Move-Up and Upgrade Your Current Home!
Know What to Expect at Your Home Inspection
Before You Look for Your Dream Home: Know What You Want vs. What You Need!
Having a Professional on Your Side Makes All the Difference!
Stop Wondering What Your Budget Is & Get Pre-Approved!
4 Reasons to Sell This Summer
Young First-Time Buyers Are Saving for Their Dream Homes
What You Need to Know About Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)
Why Is So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage?
5 Reasons to Sell Your House This Summer
Top 4 Renovations for the Greatest Return on Investment!
Time for Your Dream Home, Gen X!
3 Things to Know in the Housing Market Today!
Renting or Owning, What Is Better for You?
2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers.
What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy?
What is Important to Boomers when Selling their House?
The Feeling You Get from Owning Your Home.
How Homeownership Delivers Unsurpassed Family Wealth
We Help Heroes Buy Homes
4 Reasons to Buy A Home This Summer.
The Top Reasons to Own Your Home
The Ultimate Truth about Housing Affordability
Multigenerational Homes Are on the Rise
2 Things You Need to Know to Properly Price Your Home
All Gave Some. Some Gave All.
The Impact Staging Your Home Has On Your Sale Price.
4 Most Popular Bottom Line Investments in America
Boomerang Buyers: Don’t Be Afraid to Buy a Home Again!
Are Older Generations Really Not Selling Their Homes?
Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips!
Top Days to List Your Home for Sale
What is Really Happening with Home Prices?
4 Tips for Making a Competitive Offer
New Research Shows Housing Is Affordable For First-Time Buyers
A Lack of Inventory Continues to Impact the Housing Market
A Tale of Two Markets
Mainstream Concerns about an Economic Slowdown Revisited.
The Benefits of a 20% Down Payment
Home Buyers are Optimistic About Homeownership!
Why Access Is One of the Most Important Factors in Getting Your House Sold!
The Cost of Renting vs. Buying This Spring
Your Fabulous New Dream Home is Now Available
2 Trends Helping Keep Housing Affordable
What Would Make You Sell Your House?
How Quickly Can You Save Your Down Payment?
Existing Home Sales Slow to Start Spring
Renters Paying Substantially More While Owning Costs Less
New Study Reveals One Surprising Reason for the Inventory Shortage
With Inventory Low: Will Your Dream Home Need Some TLC?
Selling Your House: Here’s Why You Need A Pro In Your Corner!
Buyer Demand Surging as Spring Market Begins
Are Low Interest Rates Here to Stay?
Homeowners: Now Is A Good Time To Sell Your House
3 Questions You Need To Ask Before Buying A Home
Slaying the Largest Homebuying Myths Today
Home Value Appreciation Stops Falling, Begins to Stabilize
Home Buyer Demand Will Be Strong for Years to Come
Why Pet-Friendly Homes Are in High Demand
What to Consider When Choosing Your Home To Retire In
Your Home’s Spring Maintenance Checklist
3 Graphs that Show What You Need to Know About Today’s Real Estate Market
Looking to Upgrade Your Current Home? Now’s the Time to Move-Up!
Homebuyers Shouldn’t Worry About 2008 All Over Again
5 Reasons To Sell Your House This Spring!
10 Steps to Buying a Home
How to Put Your Housing Cost to Work for You
Data Says April is the Best Month to List Your Home for Sale
The Enormous Divide Between the Headline and the Truth
Your Tax Refund Is The Key To Homeownership!
20 Tips for Preparing Your House for Sale This Spring
Is Your House Priced To Sell Immediately (PTSI)?
Do 46 Million Millennials Know They Are Mortgage Ready?
What Credit Score Do You Need To Buy A House?
Want To Increase Your Family’s Wealth? Here’s How!
Don’t Let Your Luck Run Out! Buy A Home This Spring
Homeownership is a Cornerstone of the American Dream
7 Things To Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage!
What’s Going On with Bidding Wars?
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4 Reasons to Buy a Home in the Spring
Why an Economic Slowdown Will NOT Crush Real Estate this Time
2 Reports That Say Now Is a Great Time to Sell
How to Have a Unique Open House
29 Door Knocking Resources for Successful Lead Generation
The Housing Market Will “Spring Forward” This Year!
No Worries… Home Prices Coming in for a SOFT Landing
Interest Rates Hit New 12 Month Low!
Our 30-Year Fixed Rates Are Low & Our Process Is QUICK and EASY
What are the Benefits of Becoming a Homeowner?
How Can I Increase My Family’s Net Worth?
3 Tips for Making Your Dream of Buying A Home Come True
3 Reasons Why We Are Not Heading Toward Another Housing Crash
Why A Normal Market is Just What We Need
2019 Will Be a Great Year for Buyers AND Sellers
Millionaire To Millennials: Don’t Get Stuck Renting A Home… Buy One!
First Comes Love… Then Comes Mortgage? Couples Lead the Way
Why Homeownership Matters Now More Than Ever
How To List Your Home for the Best Price
Thinking of Selling Your House? This is a Perfect Time!
5 Reasons to Love Hiring A Real Estate Pro
How to Get a Better Perspective on Affordability
The KonMari Method: Helping You Prep Your House For Sale
One More Time… You Do Not Need 20% Down to Buy a Home
Lender Credit Program: FHA Insured Loan – VA Guaranteed Loans
Whose Mortgage Do You Want to Pay? Yours or Your Landlord’s?
5 Reasons Homeowners Throw the Best Super Bowl Parties!
Do You Know How Much Your Home Has Increased in Value?
4 Proven Ways Real Estate Can Build Sizable Family Wealth
Is Student Loan Debt A Threat to Homeownership? No!
Why It Makes No Sense to Wait for Spring to Sell
Buying a Home Young is the Key to Building Wealth
Buying a House This Year? This Should Be Your 1st Step!
203K Loans of 2019 - The Christian Penner Mortgage Team
Home Buyer Tip: Know Your Credit Score
The Cost Across Time
The Best Time to List Your House? TODAY!
Is the Recent Dip in Interest Rates Here to Stay?
Buying A Vacation Property? Now Is A Good Time!
Want to Get the Most Money from The Sale of Your Home? Use These 2 Tips!
Belief in Homeownership as an Investment is Far from Dead
Home Buyer Tip: Find a Lender You Can Trust And Who Is Responsive.
Excited About Buying A Home This Year? Here’s What to Watch
Where is the Housing Market Headed in 2019?
24 Hours that Suddenly Improved the Market
The Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) is a federal program to help underwater and near-underwater homeowners refinance their mortgages.
Your first home likely won’t be your last home.
'When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal, you do not change your decision to get there.'
It's a competitive market for home buyers. You need an advantage to get the seller's attention.
'The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do.'
Homeowners Aged 65+ Have 48x More Net Worth Than Renters
FHFA Announces Maximum Conforming Loan Limits for 2019
Staying positive does not mean that things will turn out okay.
4 Reasons to Buy A Home This Winter!
Home Prices Up 6.34% Across the Country!
Further Proof It’s NOT 2008 All Over Again
24% of Renters Believe Winter is the Best Time to Buy a Home
The #1 Reason to Not Wait Until Spring to Sell Your House
Buyers: Don’t Be Surprised by Closing Costs!
7 Reasons to List Your House For Sale This Holiday Season
The Cost of Renting vs. Buying a Home
Wage Increases Make Home Buying More Affordable
Home Sellers in Q3 Netted $61K at Resale
Are Homeowners Renovating to Sell or to Stay?
“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.”
How to Honor a Veteran Today and Everyday
75% of Renters Have Been Misinformed
Why Has Housing Supply Increased as Sales Have Slowed Down?
5 Tips When Buying a Newly Constructed Home
Welcoming home our veterans with 100% financing.
“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.”
The Difference an Hour Will Make This Fall
How Will Home Sales Measure Up Next Year?
Taking Fear Out of the Mortgage Process
Are You Spending TOO Much on Rent?
“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.”
“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.”
Thinking of Selling Your Home? Here’s Why You Need A Pro in Your Corner
Buying a Home Can Be Scary… Until You Know the Facts
Where are Home Values Headed over the Next Few Years?
Still Think You Need 15-20% Down to Buy a Home? Think Again!
Housing Is Still Affordable in the United States!
The MCC is a tax credit offered to first time homebuyers
“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”
Will Home Prices Continue to Increase?
20 Tips for Preparing Your House for Sale This Fall
Is the Increase in Inventory a Bullish or Bearish Sign for Real Estate?
5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search
Baby Boomers are Downsizing, Are You Ready to Move?
Pre-Approval: Your 1st Step in Buying a Home
LENDER CREDIT PROGRAM: 3% of the loan paid by Christian Penner Mortgage Team
“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.”
2 Factors to Watch in Today’s Real Estate Market Whether Buying or Selling
First-time Homebuyer Tip: Be Prepared to ACT QUICKLY
Mortgage Interest Rates are Still Going Up… Should You Wait to Buy?
“All of our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.”
“I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.”
How Does the Supply of Homes for Sale Impact Buyer Demand?
Should I Buy Now? Or Wait Until Next Year?
Are Home Prices Softening or Are They Falling?
The Cost of NOT Paying PMI
Where Are Mortgage Interest Rates Headed In 2019?
“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”
How Much Has Your Home Increased in Value?
Is the Real Estate Market Finally Getting Back to Normal?
25% of Homes with a Mortgage are Now Equity Rich!
Home Prices: The Difference 5 Years Makes
If You Are Thinking of Selling? You Must Act NOW!
“Remember… you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seen, and smarter than you think.”
NAR Reports Show It’s A Great Time to Sell!
“Confidence comes not from always being right but from not being fearing to be wrong.”
“What you think of yourself is much more important than what people think of you.”
“In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It’s not what we do once in a while”
“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.”
'It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.'
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
“You can’t litter negativity everywhere and then wonder why you’ve got trashy life.”
“Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion.”
“The will to succeed is important, but what’s more important in the will to prepare.”
Home Sales Expected to Continue Increasing in 2019
“I learned that we can do anything.. at least not at the same time.”
“Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineat
Rent or Buy: Either Way You’re Paying A Mortgage!
“If you fell down yesterday, stand up today..”
“There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. there will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits..”
'The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams..'
“Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you…”
“All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.”
'Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don't wish it were easier; wish you were better.'
“Opportunities don’t happen. You create them..”
“Life is not a matter of holding good cards but sometimes playing a poor hand well.”
“The Good Life is a Process, Not a State of Being. It is a Direction, Not a Destination.”
'To Succeed in Life, You need two things: Ignorance and Confidence.'
Is Getting a Home Mortgage Still Too Difficult?
Why You Should Consider Selling in the Winter
Common Things to Look Out for Before Buying Your Dream Home
Will Increasing Mortgage Rates Impact Home Prices?