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Monthly Archives: March 2020

    Checklist: Preparing to Buy a Home

    By The Gardner Group | March 30, 2020

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    5 Reasons This is NOT Like What Happened to the Housing Market in 2008

    By The Gardner Group | March 16, 2020

    With all of the volatility in the stock market and uncertainty about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some are concerned we may be headed for another housing crash like the one we experienced from 2006-2008. The feeling is understandable. Ali Wolf, Director of Economic Research at the real estate consulting firm Meyers Research, addressed this point in a recent interview: “With... Read More

    Homeownership Rate on the Rise to a 6-Year High

    By The Gardner Group | March 16, 2020

    Regardless of the lack of inventory on the market, the U.S. homeownership rate has climbed to a 6-year high. The United States Census Bureau reported that it increased to 65.1% in the fourth quarter of 2019, representing the highest level in the past six years. See the graph below:This increase does not come as a surprise. According to, “The... Read More

    2 Myths Holding Back Home-Buyers

    By The Gardner Group | March 16, 2020

    In a recent article, First American shared how millennials are not really any different from previous generations when it comes to the goal of homeownership; it is still a huge part of their American Dream. The piece, however, also reveals,  “Saving for a down payment is one of the biggest obstacles faced by first-time home buyers. Dispelling... Read More

    The #1 Misconception in the Homebuying Process

    By The Gardner Group | March 9, 2020

    After over a year of moderating home prices, it appears home value appreciation is about to reaccelerate. Skylar Olsen, Director of Economic Research at Zillow, explained in a recent article:  “A year ago, a combination of a government shutdown, stock market slump and mortgage rate spike caused a long-anticipated inventory rise. That supposed boom turned out to be a... Read More

    The Benefits of Selling Your Home with Realtor

    By The Gardner Group | March 2, 2020

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