Insights from Acre Realty

What Does Pending Sale Mean?
What Does Pending Sale Mean?

Buying a home is a process. Once a buyer writes an offer and has it accepted, the listing is placed in a state called “pending sale.” During this stage, the principals involved perform all the elements of the contract, and once complete, the title is...

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Can You Buy a Home with IRS Debt?
Can You Buy a Home with IRS Debt?

Owing money to the IRS is unsettling for anyone. It’s also very easy to find oneself in that position. Many people are shocked to discover that they inadvertently miscalculated the amount of taxes owed either at the end of the year or from a previous...

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It’s Still a Great Time to Sell
It’s Still a Great Time to Sell

Sellers all over the country are confused and worried they may have missed the best time to sell their homes. Prices are dropping, mortgage rates are rising, and the pace has slowed but the impact on any individual seller is unclear. While the days of...

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Are Adjustable-Rate Mortgages Making a Comeback?
Are Adjustable-Rate Mortgages Making a Comeback?

Homebuyers have had a rough time lately. First, the heated housing market stymied so many offers and caused frustration due to a lack of inventory. Now that the pace and prices are starting to drop, interest rateshave ticked up to alarming levels. While...

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Design Trends for 2023 – More is Everything
Design Trends for 2023 – More is Everything

A common regret around taking down the holiday decorations is how bare the home looks suddenly. Fortunately for anyone ready to upgrade their design in 2023, new trends are offering more comfort and coziness than we’ve seen lately. For the past few...

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Considering Solar Panels?
Considering Solar Panels?

With soaring energy costs, many homeowners are turning to solar for both their homes and their cars to save money. With solar companies touting huge monthly savings for electricity costs, how can you know what makes sense for your needs? Here are the...

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Building Equity With a Home Improvement Plan
Building Equity With a Home Improvement Plan

Your home is typically the largest financial investment you’ll ever make. Over time, we expect the equity to increase through increasing property values and a decreasing mortgage balance. While homeowners recognize the need to maintain the home in good...

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Do You Need a Backup Generator for Your Home?
Do You Need a Backup Generator for Your Home?

Many people live where power outages occur quite often. This can be caused by storms or simply an unreliable power grid. If you experience regular power outages, you may be wondering if you need a backup generator. Here are some considerations for you...

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Hedging Against Inflation
Hedging Against Inflation

Over the past couple of months, the news of rising inflation is fueling concern across the country. Currently, inflation is at a 40-year high. This is impacting household budgets the most as families try to make ends meet with less buying power. For...

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Modern Farmhouse Styles – The Trend Gets an Update
Modern Farmhouse Styles – The Trend Gets an Update

Farmhouse décor has been a trend for the last decade. The look combines functionality with a relaxed, lived-in feel. Pieces look slightly worn, rustic, and inviting. The ease of the farmhouse style is one of the reasons for its lingering appeal as...

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Prepping an Empty House for Sale
Prepping an Empty House for Sale

You read that right. Should you “prep” an empty house? This is not about adding furniture or plants to a vacant home, but it’s about looking at the empty home and making it more appealing to buyers. Not all homes need furniture to sell for top dollar,...

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Should I use my 401K to Buy my Home?
Should I use my 401K to Buy my Home?

Buying a home can be a financial stretch. With soaring home values and rising interest rates, many potential first-time homebuyers find saving for a down payment increasingly difficult. For many people, the main source of savings is in the form of a...

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