Peter Williams's Blog Posts

Well, That Was Quite a Year...

In the history of real estate, there’s rarely been a year like the one coming to an end; born into promise, brought to its knees, then roaring back with uncommon force.“The first thing I

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Why Supply and Demand Matters

 As we enter the summer months and work through the challenges associated with the current health crisis, many are wondering what impact the economic slowdown will have on home prices. Looking

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Loan Limits Changes in 2020

There are two basic types of loans: those that are considered conforming and those that are non-conforming. These descriptions apply to loans that “conform” to standards issued by Fannie

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Be Safe during the Holidays!!

“Warm and cozy” does not automatically mean a safe home. This time of year, check your batteries!The silent killer—carbon monoxide—sneaks up on us, often while we’re

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3 Benefits to Owning a Home Today

Success is something often worth repeating, and Brent Sutherland, a Certified Financial Planner and Real Estate Investor, has certainly made his way in a momentum-driving direction.

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Short Sales and Foreclosures: How They Differ...

As unfortunate as it can be when homeowners fall behind on mortgage payments and must face the possibility of losing their homes, short sales and foreclosures provide them options for moving on

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Home Ownership Delivers Unsurpassed Family Wealth, Here's How!

There are many financial benefits to homeownership, but probably none more important than its ability to create family wealth.How Housing Matters is a joint project of the Urban Land

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The Truth About Today's Housing Affordability

There have been many headlines decrying an “affordability crisis” in the residential real estate market. While it is true that buying a home is less affordable than it had been over the

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Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Helpful Tips!

In today’s real estate market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared.In a

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What is Really Happening with Home Prices?? Not what you think...

Home values have softened over the last twelve months. We are no longer seeing 6-7% annual appreciation levels for the national housing market. The current numbers are closer to 4%. Some have

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2 New Trends Helping Keep Housing Affordable

Two positive trends have started to emerge that impact the 2019 Spring Housing Market. Mortgage interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate loan have dropped to new lows, right as reports show that

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Don't Believe the Slowdown Hype!

The experts agree that the next economic slowdown is on its way, but that doesn't mean that the housing market will be affected. Let's get together to go over the differences between an economic

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