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Property Search: Full-Screen Experience

One of the many features that our recent upgrades include is our new Full-Screen Property Search. The new search experience will keep you focused on what matters in your search.Try the new Full-Screen Property Search at search.iprore.com.

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Greater Kitchen Storage is in Demand

Kitchen storage is a top priority among renovating homeowners, finds the 2021 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study, based on a survey of more than 2,000 homeowners planning or in the midst of a kitchen remodel. Renovators are paying closer attention to their cabinet and pantry storage.Many of the surveyed homeowners turned their attention to upgrade their kitchen cabinets, either replacing them or refacing the ones they already have. Also, the percent

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Welcome Back Ida Samuels Dealing the Houston Area

iPro was founded on the idea of building a better living with champion real estate services. We focus on incorporating and mastering the latest technologies and perform all types of real estate transactions. Our team of professionals set a stronger standard of business and give superior results.Click here for information on becoming an Agent/Broker-Associate.

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The Most Popular Cities for Millennial Home Buyers

Millennials comprise the largest segment of home buyers in the country. Record-low mortgage rates are drawing many into homeownership lately too.LendingTree recently analyzed mortgage purchase requests made on its site through the 50 largest metros in the country from Jan. 1 through Dec. 15, 2020, to see where millennials are most targeting in their home searches. For their study, LendingTree defined millennials as those born from 1981 to 1996.Th

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Inventory Hits All-Time Low as Buyer Demand Explodes

Home buyers’ choices are increasingly limited. The number of homes for sale sank to an all-time low in December, dipping below 700,000 for the first time ever, according to realtor.com®’s Monthly Housing Trends Report. Home buyer demand remains high, causing bidding wars for the few homes on the market. Home prices are up by double-digit numbers compared to a year ago.“The shortage of homes for sale has been an ongoing issue for the last c

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New Year, New Record Low for Mortgage Rates

Mortgage rates started the year with a new record low. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dropped to a 2.65% average this week, the lowest since Freddie Mac began tracking such records more than 50 years ago.“Despite a full percentage point decline in rates over the past year, housing affordability has decreased because these low rates have been offset by rising home prices,” says Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s chief economist. “However, the forc

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Mortgage Burden Worsens in 51 of 100 Largest US Cities

Mortgage rates may be at all-time lows, but mortgage affordability continues to worsen due to higher home prices, according to a new analysis by Point2 Homes, an online real estate marketplace.The share of income needed to afford housing continues to rise and monthly mortgage payments are becoming a financial burden in an increasing number of cities nationwide. In 2010, homeowners in 13 large cities were paying more than 30% of their income to co

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Housing Construction Ramps Up in Second-Home Markets

As remote work has grown and more Americans are no longer bound down to a long commute, more people are being drawn to the idea of a second home. Builders are responding to the uptick in interest.Single-family construction in second-home markets rose at a 13.6% average rate in the third quarter annually compared to a 10.5% pace in other counties, according to data from the National Association of Home Builders.Multifamily development in second-ho

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Welcome to the Team John Walker Dealing the Orlando Area

iPro was founded on the idea of building a better living with champion real estate services. We focus on incorporating and mastering the latest technologies and perform all types of real estate transactions. Our team of professionals set a stronger standard of business and give superior results.Click here for information on becoming a salesperson.

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Top 10 Cities for Pet Owners

The pandemic has prompted more people to take on a furry friend, as pet ownership has surged over the past year. About 68 million households now own a pet, according to data cited by Rent.com.Are some cities better for owning pets than others? A new ranking released by Rent.com analyzes data to identify cities with the most pet-friendly apartments, pet-related businesses (such as veterinary hospitals and doggie daycare centers), and pet-friendly

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