Is buying a house worth it? Is buying a home really a good investment? How to make the rent vs. buy decision.

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Is buying a house worth it?

As a real estate professional who has worked mostly with buyers, I frequently get one specific question: Is buying a house worth it? To be frank, I wish there were a simple answer. I would love to be able to… Continue Reading…

How to Buy a Home Virtually (Really!) / Dumb Blond Realty / Michael Noker

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How to buy a home virtually (really!)

Technology has come a long way in recent years. As a real estate professional, I like to think we as an industry have had something to do with it. A lot of brokers are pretty fond of our phones, our… Continue Reading…

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What is wire fraud in real estate?

In recent times, scary headlines have people wondering: what is wire fraud? In real estate, we frequently talk about wire fraud – and warn our clients of the dangers of it – but rarely do we address what it actually… Continue Reading…

What is a seller's market? Definitions and guidance from the first-time home buyer's guide by Dumb Blond Realty.

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What is a seller’s market?

If you’re not already a real estate market expert, you may not know: what is a seller’s market? What are the signs of a seller’s market? What does a seller’s market mean? And more importantly, how does a seller’s market… Continue Reading…

Home Buying Myths: 5 Falsities Holding You Back From Home Ownership / Dumb Blond Realty / In this article, we share five truths for first-time home buyers who are looking for a home buying guide.

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Home Buying Myths: 5 Falsities Holding You Back

Some of the common knowledge about real estate is… completely wrong. I wanted to put together a list of five common home buying myths. These may be things your mom told you when you were young. Maybe you heard them… Continue Reading…