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Can First Time Home Buyers Use a 401k For a Down Payment?

Guest Post: Gustavo Gonzalez, Senior Manager of Content & Multimedia at Coldwell Banker
Posted by Matthew Hillier on July 15, 2020 in No Category
Coming up with a down payment to purchase your first home can feel like a herculean task. How can you possibly save twenty, thirty, fifty thousand dollars—approximately 11% of your home purchase price in 2016 (National Association of Realtors)—to pour into a house? For most individuals, it can be incredibly tough to save enough, particularly if you’re strapped for cash. What can you do? The good news is that if you’ve been consistent about saving for your retirement, you have a leg up thanks... read more
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5 Secrets to Cutting Costs on Your Next DIY Home Design Overhaul

Guest Post: Alex Jones, Content Creator at Trendy Floor
Posted by Matthew Hillier on July 15, 2020 in No Category
With many of us confined to staying at home during the current global pandemic, now could be the ideal time to embark on a DIY home design overhaul. Of course, transforming a tired living space into one that’s timelessly stylish and effortlessly practical comes with a number of cumulative costs, but there are plenty of ways to save money along the way. In this post, our friends over at Trendy Floors will be sharing some savvy secrets on how to keep costs down during renovations while still achieving... read more
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Coldwell Banker CEO Tells Why Now is the Perfect Time to List Your Home

Guest Post: Patrick Kearns, Staff Writer at Inman
Posted by Matthew Hillier on July 09, 2020 in No Category
During a virtual town hall, Ryan Gorman also explained why he doesn't believe the market will see a massive spike in foreclosures.The low inventory market makes the current environment a great time to sell, according to Coldwell Banker CEO Ryan Gorman. It does, however, provide some challenges for prospective homebuyers, but Gorman, in a virtual town hall event, gave consumers advice on how to navigate buying in a low inventory market.“If you’re contemplating moving, or are one of many people who are co... read more
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Congratulations to all the outstanding agents and teams of Coldwell Banker Weir Manuel Family of Companies that ranked in the 2020 REAL Trends "The Thousand", "America's Best" and "REAL Trends 500" lists!At the Coldwell Banker brand, we know that excellence attracts excellence and that’s why the stars of real estate work here. With that said, REAL Trends—who is an undisputed leader and trusted source of news, analysis, and information on the residential brokerage industry since 1987 recently a... read more
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Coldwell Banker CEO, Ryan Gorman, on the Post-COVID Market

Guest Post: Sean Moudry, Blog Contributor at The Close
Posted by Matthew Hillier on June 23, 2020 in No Category
With over 92,000 agents and 3,000 offices around the world, it’s clear that Coldwell Banker has been doing something right. After all, they’ve been around since 1906 and have not only survived, but managed to thrive in spite of two world wars, the Great Depression, and the 2008 housing crisis wiping out many lesser brokerages.Sure, innovation helps. Coldwell Banker has always leveraged technology to stay successful, but it’s clear that Coldwell Banker has also been able to read the economic tea le... read more
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