Mark Meeks's Blog Posts

6 Reasons You Should Never Buy Or Sell A Home Without A Professional Agent

(Manfred Rutz/Getty Images)BUY6 Reasons You Should Never Buy or Sell a Home Without an AgentBy Rachel Stults Feb 4, 2016 It’s a slow Sunday morning. You’ve just brewed your Nespresso

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6 Reasons You Should Never Buy Or Sell A Home Without An Agent

6 Reasons You Should Never Buy or Sell a Home Without an AgentBy Rachel StultsFeb 4, 2016It’s a slow Sunday morning. You’ve just brewed your Nespresso and popped open your laptop to

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Tax Season Is Right Around The Corner Did You Sell A Home This Last Year

5 Sweet Tax Deductions When Selling a Home: Did You Take Them All?By Margaret Heidenry | Feb 19, 2021 Feverpitched / Getty ImagesYou may be wondering if there are tax deductions when

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Will The Housing Market Bloom This Spring

Will the Housing Market Bloom This Spring?Spring is almost here, and many are wondering what it will bring for the housing market. Even though the pandemic continues on, it’s certain to be very

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7 Tricks To Turn A Tiny Bedroom Into A Spacious Relaxing And Romantic Retreat

7 Tricks To Turn a Tiny Bedroom Into a Spacious, Relaxing (and Romantic) RetreatBy Jennifer Kelly Geddes | Feb 15, 2021 Pekic / Getty ImagesWe'd all love a spacious boudoir fit for

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Feb 1 2021 Market News

Last Wednesday, the Federal Reserve voted to leave the benchmark interest rate near zero. As a result, mortgage rates trended downward, hovering near

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This Is The Best Time Of Year To Get A Mortgage

© onzon - AdobeStock This Is the Best Time of Year to Get a Mortgage January 28, 2021Home

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Jan 5 2021 Market Movement

Mortgage rates continued trending near historic lows last week. Home prices surged to a six-year high according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller.

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Market Movement Monday End Of The Year

The Federal Open Market Committee met on Tuesday and Wednesday of last week and voted to leave interest rates unchanged. As a result, mortgage rates

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Market Movement Monday With Danny Caro

Mortgage rates remained relatively unchanged last week and continue to hover around historical lows. Consumer credit slowed with a rise in

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Home Sellers Can Make A Bundle In The Best Winter Sales Season In Years

Wow! How Home Sellers Can Make a Bundle in the 'Best' Winter Sales Season in YearsBy Erica Sweeney | Nov 4, 2020 Feverpitched / Getty ImagesSelling a home in winter is often a slow

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Market Movement Monday

Mortgage rates trended downward this week, touching some of the lowest levels in the past 12 months. Retail sales rose marginally in October. The

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Market Moving Monday With Danny Caro CMG Financial

Mortgage rates increased slightly last week, though they continue to remain in a historically low range. Job openings rose marginally. New purchase

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Market Moving Monday With Danny Caro Of CMG Financial

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) met on Wednesday and Thursday of this week and did not move interest rates. As a result, mortgage rates

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How President Joe Biden Will Reshape The Nations Housing Market

How President Joe Biden Will Reshape the Nation's Housing MarketBy Clare Trapasso | Nov 7, 2020 Bloomberg/Getty Images It was a knock-down, drag-out fight that polarized much of

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Wow How Home Sellers Can Make A Bundle In The Best Winter Sales Season In Years

Wow! How Home Sellers Can Make a Bundle in the 'Best' Winter Sales Season in YearsBy Erica Sweeney | Nov 4, 2020 Feverpitched / Getty ImagesSelling a home in winter is often a slow

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Monday Movement Monday

Mortgage rates trended slightly upward last week, but still remain in a historically low range. The home builders’ sentiment index reached a record

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Utahs Most Expensive Home Is A 48M Ranch In Its Own Private Canyon

Utah's Most Expensive Home Is a $48M Ranch in Its Own Private CanyonBy Tiffani Sherman | Oct 19, 2020 Summit Sotheby's International RealtyA ranch with more than 3,387 acres as its

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CMG Market Movement

Mortgage rates trended downward last week and touched some of the lowest levels in the past 12 months. The consumer price index showed the smallest

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Fright Lights And Robot Ghosts The Best Gadgets To Make Your Home Spooktacular For Halloween

Fright Lights and Robot Ghosts? The Best Gadgets To Make Your Home 'Spooktacular' for HalloweenBy Lisa Marie Conklin | Oct 12, 2020 Volume 0%The frightening reality is that Halloween

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Quirky Circular House Near Woodstock Seeks Buyer With An Alternative Mind

Quirky Circular House Near Woodstock Seeks Buyer With an 'Alternative Mind'By Tiffani Sherman | Oct 7, 2020 Roger RosenbaumA quirky house with connections to both the Muppets and the

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Unassuming Nevada Home Features An Old Timey Main Street In The Basement

Unassuming Nevada Home Features an Old-Timey Main Street in the BasementBy Tiffani Sherman | Oct 5, 2020 realtor.comIn a Nevada house that is now on the market for $445,000, it’s

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The Real Schitts Creek Motel Will Be Up For Sale Soon

The Real ‘Schitt’s Creek’ Motel Will Be Up for Sale SoonBy Zachary Kussin | Sep 28, 2020 Pop TVIt’s a no-frills, small-town motel that a family moves into after losing their

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Market Movement From Daniel Caro Of CMG Financial

Mortgage rates trended lower and continue to touch down to historic lows.  Existing home sales increased.  Both new purchase and refinance

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16 Home Improvements You Should Make Before Selling During The COVID19 Era And Beyond

6 Home Improvements You Should Make Before Selling During the COVID-19 Era—and BeyondBy Lauren Sieben | Sep 24, 2020 Feverpitched/Getty ImagesIf you imagined 2020 was the year you

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How We Bought A House That Wasnt For Sale And How You Can Too

How We Bought a House That Wasn't for Sale (and How You Can, Too)By Kelsey Ogletree | Sep 23, 2020 Kelsey OgletreeWhile trying to buy a house this summer, I assumed our real estate

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These 5 Living Room Looks On Instagram Have Us So Excited For Fall

These 5 Living Room Looks on Instagram Have Us So Excited for FallBy Larissa Runkle | Sep 18, 2020 Spinnaker Development/HouzzIt’s hard to believe another fall season is already

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How Long Does It Take To Buy A House

How Long Does It Take to Buy a House?By Cathie Ericson | Aug 13, 2020 kali9 / Getty ImagesTable of contents:  Step 1: Getting mortgage pre-approval Step 2:

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Heres How Homeowners And New Buyers Are Taking Advantage Of Record Low Mortgage Rates

Here’s how homeowners and new buyers are taking advantage of record-low mortgage ratesPublished: Sept. 12, 2020 at 3:38 p.m. ETBySanjiv DasMillennials drive the buyers’ market, while Gen

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Get To Work How To Make Your Home Office Space A Huge Selling Point

Get To Work! How To Make Your Home Office Space a Huge Selling PointBy Lisa Marie Conklin | Sep 10, 2020 Pekic/Getty ImagesIt's been six months since many of us were last in the

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5 Surprises I Learned HouseHunting Amid A Pandemic

5 Surprises I Learned House-Hunting Amid a PandemicBy Kayleigh Roberts | Aug 6, 2020 stockstudioX / Getty ImagesBuying a home is never a simple undertaking. Even at the best of,

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The 5 Biggest Mistakes Veteran And Military Home Buyers Make

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Veteran and Military Home Buyers MakeBy Angela Colley | Aug 20, 2019 Craig McCausland/iStockHaving a place to call your own—whether you’re going to be

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6 Things Your Mortgage Lender Wants You To Know About Getting A Home Loan During COVID19

6 Things Your Mortgage Lender Wants You To Know About Getting a Home Loan During COVID-19By Lauren Sieben | May 28, 2020 Getty ImagesGetting a mortgage, paying your mortgage, 

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Forget About Recessionary Real Estate Bargains Home Prices Are Still Rising

From Realtor.com By Clare TrapassoThose hoping the coronavirus-fueled recession will bring another round of bargain-basement real estate prices are likely out of luck.Even with the pandemic

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Are You Ready To Vote

Courtesy of: https://epcountyvotes.com/voter_information/acceptable_forms_of_photo_idIdentification Required for VotingNew Voting Options for Registered Voters Who Do Not Have One of the Seven

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How A Real Estate Agent Can Help Buyers Choose A First Home Mortgage And More By Jamie Wiebe

Article on Realtor.com By Jamie Wiebe Wondering how to choose a Realtor®? Purchasing a new home takes some serious prep work—from cleaning up your credit score to

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TREC Announces Realtor Of The Year

Congratulations to El Paso's own Realtor of the year Scott Kesner!Article from TREC.com02-14-2020 by: Amber HintonAUSTIN, TX - The Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) is pleased to announce

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5 Sweet Tax Deductions When Selling A Home

5 Sweet Tax Deductions When Selling a Home: Did You Take Them All?By Margaret HeidenryYou may be wondering if there are tax deductions when selling a home. And the answer is: You bet!Sure, you

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