2023 August Newsletter

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Summer Fun

We’re having fun with this month’s newsletter, bringing to you plenty of summer tips and info along with a small dose of industry news. And if you’re thinking about taking that first step to sell, hop over to our website to get a free estimate of what your property is worth.

Market Check

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Every Door Market Report

Take a look at how your county has been trending in the market.
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A 10-Year Low

In the past, we’ve reported on homeowners have been holding onto their homes longer than normal, and data released by Redfin confirms. “Just 14 homes out of 1,000 changed hands in the first 6 months of 2023, the lowest rate in a decade….” Read the full Inman article here.
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Mortgage Rates Should Go Down

Good news for buyers and sellers! Mortage rates are easing off, and experts suspect that we have already seen peak rates for the year. So if you’ve been waiting for the storm to pass, then it’s likely that blue skies are on the horizon. Read the Inman article here.

Summer Tips

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Easy On The THermostat

Summer is heating up, and most of us prefer to stay cool. It might be tempting to crank your thermostat down to frigid temps, but this Washington Post article says that “setting your thermostat low doesn’t cool your home faster.” Instead, set the thermostat at the temperature you desire, and it will reach that just as quickly without risking damage to your AC unit.
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Save On Your AC Bill

In addition to not going extreme with your thermostat temp, here are 8 ways to save on your AC costs this summer. Ideas include opening the windows at night, moving the thermostat, grilling out, and more.
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Household Maintenance Musts

Summer is a busy time, and it’s also prime weather to get to some of those household maintenance to-dos before the weather cools off. If you’re looking for a list of maintenance musts, check out this list from Realtor.com. Suggestions include checking your deck for damage, deep cleaning mattresses, tidying up your landscaping, and more.
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Home Improvement Projects

If you’re looking to improve your space in addition to maintaining it, here’s a great list of summer home improvement projects to put on your radar. Ideas include building a shed, decluttering, checking your gutters, and more!

Every Door Home Loans

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Hey there, future homeowners!

Ready to unlock the secrets of smart financing for your dream home? Let's dive right in with some handy tips!
  1. Get Your Financial Ducks in a Row - First things first, let's take a look at your finances. Check your credit score, tidy up debts, and know your monthly expenses. It's all about setting a solid foundation! 

  2. Pre-Approval: The Game Changer! - Get pre-approved for a mortgage—it's like having a golden ticket to homebuying! Sellers trust pre-approved buyers, and you'll have a clear budget to work with. It's a win-win!
     
  3. Time It Right - Timing can be crucial in the mortgage game. Stay informed about interest rates and market trends. Our experts are here to help you make the right move!
     
  4. Keep Your Finances on Track - Avoid making major financial moves during the process. Lenders appreciate stability and consistency!
     
  5. Expect the Unexpected Costs - Beyond the down payment, remember to budget for closing costs, inspections, and moving expenses. Be prepared for the extra mile!
     
  6. Expert Guidance at Your Service - You don't have to go it alone! Our team is here to provide expert advice and support throughout your journey. Consider us your trusted allies!
Ready to make that homeownership dream a reality? Reach out to us today, and let's navigate this adventure together!
 
That's all for now, savvy homebuyers! Stay grounded, and remember, we've got your back through every step of the process. Here's to finding your perfect home-sweet-home!
 
Warm regards,
 
The Every Door Home Loans Team
www.everydoorhomeloans.com

Every Door Home Services

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Get your home ready for summer BBQs with Every Door Home Services!

Our professional cleanup services include yard cleanup, trimming, and fresh mulch installation to give your outdoor spaces a polished look. Contact us today to schedule your cleanup and enjoy the beauty of the season hassle-free!

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