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Wednesday, October 5, 2022   /   by Melissa Hauschild

The Long-Term Benefit of Homeownership

The Long-Term Benefit of Homeownership


Today’s cooling housing market, the rise in mortgage rates, and mounting economic concerns have some people questioning: should I still buy a home this year? While it’s true this year has unique challenges for homebuyers, it’s important to factor the long-term benefits of homeownership into your decision.

Consider this: if you know people who bought a home 5, 10, or even 30 years ago, you’re probably going to have a hard time finding someone who regrets their decision. Why is that? The reason is tied to how you gain equity and wealth as home values grow with time.

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) explains:


“Home equity gains are built up through price appreciation and by paying off the mortgage through principal payments.”

Here’s a look at how just the home price appreciation piece can really add up over the years.

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Monday, October 3, 2022   /   by Melissa Hauschild

How To Prep Your House for Sale This Fall

How To Prep Your House for Sale This Fall


Today’s housing market is different than it was just a few months ago. And if you’re thinking about selling your house, that may leave you wondering what you need to do differently as a result. The answer is simple. Taking the time upfront to prep your house appropriately and create a solid plan can help bring in the greatest return on your investment.
Here are a few simple tips to make sure you maximize the sale of your house this fall.
1. Price It Right
One of the first things buyers will notice is the price of your house. That’s because the price sends a message to home shoppers. Pricing your house too high to begin with could put you at a disadvantage by discouraging buyers from making an offer. On the flip side, pricing your house too low may make buyers worry there’s some underlying issue or something wrong with the home.
Your goal in pricing your house is to gain th ...

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Worth Clark Realty | Dreamhaus Team
Melissa Hauschild
501 Congress Ave, Ste 105
Austin, TX 78701
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