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realtormag.realtor.org - More sellers are entering the market during the spring selling season, hoping to attract buyers lured by record-low interest rates and increased affordability, according to a recent article from the Chicago Tribune.

Some sellers examine the listing with a microscope, while others depend more on their real estate agents. Even though buyers and sellers both are more informed these days, agents still must “analyze all that data and summarize it in a way that provides useful information that can be utilized,” says Paul Leiser of Avalon Real Estate in New Jersey. 

To avoid confrontations with sellers, especially when it comes to the home's value, agents need to keep sellers informed, providing comparable sales data and other

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Realty Times - The latest monthly report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the unemployment rate is still on its way down. This is good news for job seekers and home sellers alike.

The current unemployment rate is now at 8.3 percent. Last year the annual average was 8.9 percent, with nearly 14 million unemployed. February saw an increase of 428,000 employed, movement in a positive direction.

Will these newly employed be entering the housing market?  To read more on this article click the link on the bottom.

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