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April 2016

Found 3 blog entries for April 2016.

Are you Ready to Sell Your Home?

 Mountain Resort Properties will provide you with a knowledgeable agent who understands the local market and will work with the you to set the right asking price. We’ll give you a strategic listing price suggestion, aimed at getting you top dollar and within your ideal time frame.

Our experience has proven that sellers who list competitively from the start get a better price than sellers who list high and then go lower and lower.

An experienced agent will help set the right price for your home by considering the following:

• Comparative Market Analysis (CMA): Your agent compares your property to all of the others for sale nearby to get a gauge of where your home stands in the current market. They’ll look

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Pending home sales

Pending Home Sales Rise in January to Highest Level in 18 Months WASHINGTON (February 27, 2015) — Improved buyer demand at the beginning of 2015 pushed pending home sales in January to their highest level since August 2013, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. All major regions except for the Midwest saw gains in activity in January.

The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, climbed 1.7 percent to 104.2 in January from an upwardly revised 102.5 in December and is now 8.4 percent above January 2014 (96.1). This marks the fifth consecutive month of year-over-year gains with each month accelerating the previous month's gain.

Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, says for the most part buyers

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By doing your homework before you buy, you’ll feel more content about your new home.Buying a Home

Most potential home buyers are a smidge daunted by the fact that they’re about to agree to a hefty mortgage that they’ll be paying for the next few decades. The best way to relieve that anxiety is to be confident you’re purchasing the best home at a price you can afford with the most favorable financing. These seven steps will help you make smart decisions about your biggest purchase.

1.  Decide how much home you can afford. Generally, you can afford a home priced two to three times your gross income. Remember to consider costs every homeowner must cover: property taxes, insurance, maintenance, utilities, and community association fees, if applicable, as well as

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