Diane Harbison's Blog Posts

Are Home Values Really Overinflated

Are Home Values Really Overinflated? Last week, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their most recent Existing Home Sales Report.According to the

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Low Inventory Pushes Home Prices Higher

Low Inventory Pushes Home Prices Higher According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, prices appreciated by 6.9% year-over-year from December 2016 to December

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Homeownership The Reports Of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Homeownership: "The Reports of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated" The famous quote by Mark Twain in the title of this article can be used to describe homeownership in America

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Millionaire To Millennials Dont Rent A Home Buy

Millionaire to Millennials: Don't Rent a Home... Buy! In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “The biggest mistake millennials are making

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Whether You Buy Or Rent You Are Paying A Mortgage

Whether You Rent or Buy, Either Way You're Paying a Mortgage! There are some people who have not purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a

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Why You Really Need A Professional On Your Team When Buying A Home

Why You Need a Professional on Your Team When Buying a Home Many people wonder whether they should hire a real estate professional to assist them in buying their dream homes or if

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61percent Of First Time Buyers Put Down Less Than 6percent

61% of First-Time Buyers Put Down Less than 6%According to the National Association of Realtors’ latest Realtors Confidence Index, 61% of first-time homebuyers purchased their homes

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How To Find Open Houses A Guide For Home Buyers

How to Find Open Houses: A Guide for Home BuyersWhether you're intent on buying a home or just curious, hitting up open houses is probably the most fun part of house hunting. It can help you get the

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Median Price For Homes At 330000 Inventory Low

Median price for homes at $330,000; inventory lowPace of sales slows after summer; area homes average 57 days on market.By Jeff Ostrowski Palm Beach Post Staff WriterThe typical price of a Palm

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Dont Get Caught In The Rental Trap

Rents Are on the Rise: Don't Get Caught in the Rental Trap! There are many benefits to homeownership. One of the top benefits is protecting yourself from rising rents, by locking

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The Cost Of Waiting Until Next Year To Buy

What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? We recently shared that over the course of the last 12 months, home prices have appreciated by 7.0%. Over the same

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Sellers Riding The Wave Have Hit Its Peak

The South Florida real estate market has lured home owners into the trance of "wait the market it still rising" before listing my home. STOP ALL evidence points to the sure and certain "SHIFT"

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The Palm Beaches Offer A Luxurious Floridian Getaway Unlike Any Other

#Canadians have been flocking to #Florida for decades now as #snowbirds seek a reprieve from the cold and blizzards back home.  Just North of  #Ft. Lauderdale and #Miami is the new

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Palm Beach County Home Buying Destination For 2016

As stated in national news home prices and volume fell the last quarter of 2015 nationwide.  This highlighted #Palm Beach County as only one of six counties in the nation to defy that

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Keller Williams Real Estate Palm Beach County

In the local Palm Beach County Real Estate Market the value of a knowledgable and highly engaged real estate agent has never been higher.  Low inventory, high demand, and the change in the

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41 Per Cent Cheaper To Buy Than Rent In Palm Beach County

Study: Cheaper to buy than rent in countyIn Palm Beach County, the rent-or-buy decision is a no-brainer. It’s 41 percent cheaper to buy than to rent, according to a study released Wednesday by

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The reality of Winter bearing down is driving the traffic of home shoppers facing the possibilities of cold weather .By utilize the most efficient and effective technology to help assist

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Credit Repairing And Real Estate Purchasing

Today's tip will help you whether you are buying a new house, a new car, a cell phone, or applying for homeowners insurance! With the rapidly

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Technology And South Florida Home Purchasing

Technology is streamlining the home purchasing challenges as well as providing the information necessary to build your confidence in the process. Example do you know the difference between a

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Changes In FHA Financing

For buyers looking to secure an FHA loan there are some very big changes taking place immediately.  Time frame and cost of appraisals and student loan debt will be two of the biggest shifts for

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