Jim & Bonnie Foster's Blog Posts

Making a Home for the Brave Possible

Making a Home for the Brave Possible [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsVA Home Loans provide unique opportunities for Veterans, active-duty personnel, and their families in recognition of their

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Guidance and Support Are Key When Buying Your First Home

Guidance and Support Are Key When Buying Your First HomeIn June, the number of first-time homebuyers accounted for 35% of the existing homes sold, a trend that’s been building steadily

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Will We See a Surge of Homebuyers Moving to the Suburbs?

Will We See a Surge of Homebuyers Moving to the Suburbs?As remote work continues on for many businesses and Americans weigh the risks of being in densely populated areas, will more people start to

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Homeownership Rate Continues to Rise in 2020

Homeownership Rate Continues to Rise in 2020So far, it’s been quite a ride this year, and our nation has truly seen its fair share of hurdles. From COVID-19 to record unemployment and then the

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Home Prices: It’s All About Supply and Demand

Home Prices: It’s All About Supply and DemandAs we enter the summer months and work through the challenges associated with the current health crisis, many are wondering what impact the

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Why This Summer Is the 2020 Real Estate Season

Why This Summer Is the 2020 Real Estate SeasonWith stay-at-home orders starting to gradually lift throughout parts of the country, data indicates homebuyers are jumping back into

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Confidence Is the Key to Success for Young Homebuyers

Confidence Is the Key to Success for Young HomebuyersBuying your first home can seem overwhelming. Thankfully, there’s a lot of great information out there to help you feel more confident as

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The Difference an Hour Makes

The Difference an Hour Makes [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights:Don’t forget to set your clocks forward this Sunday, March 8 at 2:00 AM EST in observance of Daylight Saving Time, unless you

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How Much “Housing Wealth” Can You Build in a Decade?

How Much “Housing Wealth” Can You Build in a Decade?Earlier this month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released a special study titled Single-Family Home Price

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Real Estate Is Soaring, But Not Like 2008

Are You Home Yet?Real Estate Is Soaring, But Not Like 2008Unlike last year, the residential real estate market kicked off 2020 with a bang! In their latest Monthly Mortgage Monitor, Black

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How Interest Rates Can Impact Your Monthly Housing Payments

How Interest Rates Can Impact Your Monthly Housing PaymentsSpring is right around the corner, so flowers are starting to bloom, and many potential homebuyers are getting ready to step into the.

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How Your Tax Refund Can Move You Toward Homeownership This Year

How Your Tax Refund Can Move You Toward Homeownership This YearIf you’re looking to buy a home in 2020, have you thought about putting your tax refund toward a down payment? Homeownership may

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The #1 Reason to List Your House Right Now

The #1 Reason to List Your House Right NowThe success of the U.S. residential real estate market, like any other market, is determined by supply and demand. This means we need to look at how many

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10 Steps to Buying a Home

10 Steps to Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights:If you’re thinking of buying a home and you’re not sure where to start, you’re not alone.Here’s a guide with 10 simple

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Thinking of Selling? Now Would be Good

Thinking of Selling? Now May Be the Time.The housing market has started off much stronger this year than it did last year. Lower mortgage interest rates have been a driving factor in that

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