Can You Get Me the Best Price Available?

Monday’s blog created a strong request for us to address each of the four questions homeowners have. We will cover one question each day for the rest of the week. – The KCM Crew Whenever a person sells anything, they

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The Emotion Driving the Housing Recovery

This blog often discusses the data behind the housing market. Today, we want to address the emotion behind the market comeback; a belief in homeownership which is still alive and well in this country. A study conducted by Coldwell Banker

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Foreclosures: What About the Children (Part 2)

Yesterday, we reported on the adverse impact foreclosures have had and will continue to have on the children of this country. Today, we want to talk about how parents can soften the effect. If you can’t keep your house, you

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Foreclosures: What About the Children? (Part 1)

We were recently troubled by the findings of a research paper authored by Julia Isaacs of the Brookings Institute for the organization First Focus which was titled The Ongoing Impact of Foreclosures on Children. In the report, Ms. Isaacs quantified the

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National Housing Survey 2012

Each quarter, Fannie Mae releases their National Housing Survey. They survey the American public on a multitude of questions concerning today’s housing market. We like to pull out some of the findings we deem most interesting each time it is

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Real Estate: Sales Increasing. Prices – Not Yet.

In yesterday’s blog post, we explained that many experts believe home sales will increase in 2012. Today, we want to make sure that our readers realize that it will still take time for prices to begin to appreciate. Pricing is

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Real Estate Commissions: You Get What You Pay For

Does it make sense to pay a full commission to your real estate agent in today’s market? Sellers, buyers and even agents are debating what should be charged to assist a consumer in completing a real estate transaction. Forget what

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