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Fresh Mountain Air or Sand Between Your Toes?

Summer is almost here, and Baby Boomers are looking to take full advantage of their retirement. We’re not just talking about luxurious vacations; Baby Boomers have much bigger, better plans in mind. The National Association of Realtors (NAR)...

Baby Boomers on the Move

Baby Boomers are on the Move

The Baby Boomer generation is massive and on the move. Beginning in 2015, the housing market is projected to increase. Why? Baby Boomers are asking themselves, “should I stay or should I go?” Most Boomers are already retired or approaching...

Generations Chart

Are you the 21%, 37%, 18%, or Other?

Age IS just a number. The Millennial generation is not the only one partaking in real estate. The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) released a new report that illustrates how each generation affects real estate in multiple ways, but...

1 out of 20 People are Flipping their House

1 out of 20 People are Flipping Their Houses

Home improvement projects benefit you in more ways than one–whether it makes you feel good you replaced the outdated style in your bathroom, upgraded to energy efficient products to save money, or increased the net worth of your proudest...

Houses before Spouses

Houses before Spouses

The Millennial generation is walking a path opposite of that of Baby Boomer parents by purchasing homes before marriage. Single Millennials who want to live in a house are either moving into houses with friends, or purchasing for themselves...

Remember when... 1995 vs. 2005 vs. 2015

Remember when… 1995 vs. 2005 vs. 2015

My 20th year at Platinum is approaching! As I reflect back to my first year in 1995, it is hard to fathom the technological progress we have made over the years. Here it is 2015, and I remember the days when our offices were crammed with metal...

FHA Reduction Rates; A DIP in MIP

Yesterday, President Obama spoke to the nation in front of many in Phoenix, Arizona, discussing topics from jobs & the economy to FHA & homeownership overall.  There were a few key points that are really awesome news for...

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