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    What You Need To Know if You’re Thinking About Building a Home

    By Pick Pina Group | March 23, 2022

    If you’re ready to move up, you may be trying to decide whether you want to buy a home that’s already on the market or build a new one. And since the supply of homes available for sale today is low, you’re willing to consider either avenue. While home builders are doing everything they can […] Read More

    The Many Benefits of Homeownership

    By Pick Pina Group | March 22, 2022

    The past two years have taught us the true value of homeownership, especially the stability and the feeling of accomplishment it can provide. But homeownership has so much more to offer. Here’s a look at a few of the non-financial and financial benefits of owning a home. If you’re looking to buy a home today, […] Read More

    The Average Homeowner Gained More Than $55K in Equity over the Past Year

    By Pick Pina Group | March 21, 2022

    If you’re a current homeowner, you should know your net worth just got a big boost. It comes in the form of rising home equity. Equity is the current value of your home minus what you owe on the loan. Today, you’re building that equity far faster than you may expect – and this gain […] Read More

    The Average Homeowner Gained More Than $55K in Equity over the Past Year

    By Pick Pina Group | March 21, 2022

    If you’re a current homeowner, you should know your net worth just got a big boost. It comes in the form of rising home equity. Equity is the current value of your home minus what you owe on the loan. Today, you’re building that equity far faster than you may expect – and this gain […] Read More

    Spring Cleaning Checklist for Sellers [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Pick Pina Group | March 18, 2022

    Some Highlights If you’re thinking about selling your house this spring, here are some things you’ll want to tackle before you list. Spend your time on tasks that make it feel inviting, show it’s cared for, and boost your curb appeal. To determine t... Read More

    Did Your Dream Home Just Come on the Market?

    By Pick Pina Group | March 17, 2022

    For the first time in a long time, the number of newly listed homes is beginning to rise. In their latest monthly release, realtor.com reveals the number of existing homes entering the market has increased for two months in a row (this comes after six months of declines). Here’s a graph showing the monthly new […] Read More

    Are You Wondering if This Is the Year To Buy a Home?

    By Pick Pina Group | March 16, 2022

    Every year, many renters ask themselves the same question: Should I continue renting, or is it time to buy a home? If you’re a renter, chances are you’ve asked yourself that question at least once, and it’s likely because you’ve faced an increase in your monthly housing costs over time. After all, according to Census […] Read More

    Don’t Get Caught Off Guard by Closing Costs

    By Pick Pina Group | March 15, 2022

    As a homebuyer, it’s important to plan and budget for the expenses you’ll encounter when you purchase a home. While most people understand the need to save for a down payment, a recent survey found 41% of homebuyers were surprised by their closing costs. Here’s some information to help you get started so you’re not […] Read More

    This Spring Presents Sellers with a Golden Opportunity

    By Pick Pina Group | March 14, 2022

    If you’re thinking of selling your house this year, timing is crucial. After all, you’ll want to balance getting the most out of the sale of your current home and making the best investment when you buy your next one. If that’s the case, you should know – you may be able to get the […] Read More

    Key Terms for Homebuyers [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Pick Pina Group | March 11, 2022

    Some Highlights Knowing key housing terms and how they relate to today’s market is important. For example, when mortgage rates and home prices rise, it impacts how much home you can afford. Terms like appraisal (what lenders rely on to validate a ho... Read More