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July 28, 2021

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 ...

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3 Hot Topics in the Housing Market Right Now If you’re a prospective buyer or seller, it’s important to understand the current real estate market conditions and how they affect you. The Counselors of Real Estate (CRE) just released its Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate report. Here are three ...

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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 ...

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What You Should Do Before Interest Rates Rise In today’s real estate market, mortgage interest rates are near record lows. If you’ve been in your current home for several years and haven’t refinanced lately, there’s a good chance you have a mortgage with an interest rate higher than today’s ...

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Diving Deep into Today’s Biggest Buyer Concerns Last week, Fannie Mae released their Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI). Though the survey showed 77% of respondents believe it’s a “good time to sell,” it also confirms what many are sensing: an increasing number of Americans believe it’s a “bad ...

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The Sparta West Mountain Garage Sale will be held on August 7th from 9-4pm RAIN or SHINE.  For over a decade we’ve helped hundreds of our Sparta neighbors not only clean out their garages, basements and attics, and make money doing it by participating in one of our Team Nest Builder Community ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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The Truths Young Homebuyers Need To Hear   For many young or first-time homebuyers, purchasing a home can feel intimidating. A recent survey shows some homebuyers ages 25 to 40 may be unsure about the homebuying process and what they can afford. It found: “1 in 4 underestimated ...

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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 ...

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Just Listed! 30 Kroghs Lane in Sparta! Affordable Colonial with a 25,000 gal IN-GROUND POOL "on-grade", a finished walk out lower level, AND a relatively FLAT 3.4 acre lot near the end of cul-de-sac and with an oversized fenced yard. What more do you need? This home has been meticulously maintained ...

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A Look at Home Price Appreciation Through 2025   Home prices have increased significantly over the last year, which in turn has grown the net worth of homeowners. Appreciation and home equity are directly linked – as the value of a home increases, so does a homeowner’s equity. And with ...

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Are We in a Housing Bubble? Experts Say No.    The question of whether the real estate market is a bubble ready to pop seems to be dominating a lot of conversations – and everyone has an opinion. Yet, when it comes down to it, the opinions that carry the most weight are the ones based on ...

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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 ...

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What To Expect as Appraisal Gaps Grow In today’s real estate market, low inventory and high demand are driving up home prices. As many as 54% of homes are getting offers over the listing price, based on the latest Realtors Confidence Index from the National Association of Realtors (NAR).

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Save Time and Effort by Selling with an Agent Selling a house is a time-consuming process – especially if you decide to do it on your own, known as a For Sale By Owner (FSBO). From conducting market research to reviewing legal documents, handling negotiations, and more, it’s an involved and ...

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Homeowner Wealth Increases Through Growing Equity This Year   Building financial wealth and stability remains one of the top reasons Americans choose to own a home, and as a homeowner, your wealth often grows without you even realizing it. In a recent paper published by the Urban ...

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Don’t Wait To Sell Your House   We’re in the ultimate sellers’ market right now. If you’re a homeowner thinking about selling, you have a huge advantage in today’s housing market. High buyer demand paired with very few houses for sale makes this the optimal time to sell for those who are ...

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JUST LISTED- 9 Natale Drive in Sparta! Total privacy in a neighborhood setting just minutes from Rt 15 & town center. Wooded views from virtually every window including walk-out lower level. Minutes to NYC park & ride bus, or 60 min +/- drive. Peace and quiet awaits you in this move in ...

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JUST LISTED- 323 Main Street Ogdensburg! This unique, updated spacious home with 3 full baths, NEW KITCHEN, open plan, and IRRESISTIBLE outbuilding with HUGE potential for man-cave, she-shed, or office area in the rear yard is coming soon! You won't want to miss this one! Email ...

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Don't miss this unique Center Hall Colonial floor plan with 3 living spaces PLUS a home office and laundry on the main living level & over 2 1/2 acres of privacy in the SE corner of Sparta--just 43 miles to MSG in NYC. Newer hall bath on the upper level, and extra high ceilings on lower level.

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COMING SOON- 24 Milton Road in Sparta. Spacious Colonial with a 1st floor home office, partially finished lower level and an on-grade garage tucked away in a quiet enclave on the south east side of town just over an hour to NYC and even a shorter drive to EWR. Hiking and mountain biking trails a ...

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LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR THE SPARTA MOUNTAIN GARAGE SALE! Friday, May 28th is the last day to register for the Sparta Mountain Garage Sale? GOT JUNK?  It’s FREE for you to participate, and we take care of ALL advertising in print and on-line, and we place driveway signs and street ...

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Sellers Are Ready To Enter the Housing Market One of the biggest questions in real estate today is, “When will sellers return to the housing market?” An ongoing shortage of home supply has created a hyper-competitive environment for hopeful buyers, leading to the ultimate sellers’ market.

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Team Nest Builder is proud to be hosting 3 Garage Sale Events this year! It’s FREE for you to participate, and we take care of ALL advertising in print and on-line, and we place driveway signs and street directional signs leading buyers to your home on the day of the sale.  We also provide ...

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4 Big Incentives for Homeowners to Sell Now   The housing market keeps sailing along. The only headwind that could take it off course is the lack of inventory for sale. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that there were 410,000 fewer single-family homes for sale this March ...

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The 3 Sparta Community Garage sales are coming up soon. CLICK here to find YOUR Garage Sale date and sign up today! Spots are limited to 50 spots per area and we are filling up fast! For over a decade we’ve helped hundreds of our Sparta neighbors not only clean out their garages, basements and ...

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Absolutely gorgeous colonial in The Summit at Sparta just listed on the market. This 4 Bedroom 3 Bath colonial is an entertainers dream. The Pride of ownership is evident in this home. This is one you won't want to miss! Call Lynn today with Team Nest Builder to schedule your private showing.

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Will the Housing Market Maintain Its Momentum?   Last week’s Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows sales have dropped by 3.7% compared to the month before. This is the second consecutive month that sales have slumped. Some see this as evidence ...

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4 Tips to Maximize the Sale of Your House   Homeowners ready to make a move are definitely in a great position to sell today. Housing inventory is incredibly low, driving up buyer competition. This gives homeowners leverage to sell for the best possible terms, and it’s fueling a steady ...

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