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Buying a Home in Your 60s? Here’s What You Need To Know

By Erica Sweeney, Realtor Baby boomers are having a well-deserved moment in real estate right now. Many boomers—the generation born between 1946 and 1964—are reaping the benefits of a turbocharged housing market, selling their homes with a median profit of $66,000. For the younger end of the boomer generation, i.e., those in their late 50s…
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9 Things Home Sellers Do During the Holidays That Scare Off Buyers

By Janet Siroto, Realtor Once upon a time, the month of December was a snow-swept dead zone for selling your home. The thinking was, “Why even bother showing it? No one is home shopping now.” Fast-forward to today’s full-boil real-estate market, however, and this traditional home-selling timeline has changed. Even amid the holiday hubbub, people…
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Buyers May Want to Ask Lenders: How Long to Close?

House hunters may want to ask their lenders how long it will take them to close on a loan while shopping for a mortgage. In a housing market where multiple offer situations have become commonplace, the ability for a buyer to close quickly can stand out to home sellers. Buyers should ask lenders: How long…
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