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houseinhand_voronin_450Real estate agents see it all.

From the unmade beds to the overstuffed garages to the “What were they thinking?” decor.

Over the years, they learn a thing or two: Why some houses sell, while others linger on the market. Why some promising buyers never make it to the closing table. How to get a better deal on the mortgage. Even just how much the other agents stand to make on your home.

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When it comes to buying a new home, one of the biggest expenses people worry about is replacing the roof. A new roof is often worth a lot to potential buyers, because it puts their minds at ease about looming future problems.

If you are about to sell, should you replace the roof? That depends on the situation, so the first step is to get a home inspection. The inspector can examine the roof and let you know what may be needed so that you can make an informed choice. Having your own inspection also prepares you for what the buyer’s inspector may recommend.

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The home buying season shifted into high gear last month as inventory and home list prices on realtor.com® increased by 4.12 percent and 2.63 percent, month over month, respectively. As of April, homes are on the market nationwide approximately 81 days—a decrease of nearly 11 percent since April 2012—highlighting that while new homes are entering the market they are not available for long.

Despite the increase in inventory month over month, nationwide inventory declined year over year in all but 11 of the 146 markets realtor.com® monitors. Approximately 36 markets registered a decrease of listings by 20 percent or more, still highlighting near records lows of available homes.

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businessinsider.com - The housing market is snapping back – prices of single-family homes rose 9.3 percent over the past 12 months, according to the S&P Case-Shiller index.

But that doesn’t mean boomers hoping to sell their houses have it made.

Homeowners who are in their 40s, 50s and 60s face both short-term and long-term challenges if they want to hook Millennial buyers in their 20s and 30s (who are also known as members of Generation Y and echo boomers).

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1285uppertom_640Unique 10 acre horse property with 4 bedroom custom home, and stunning views of the Spanish Peaks and Gallatin Valley. This well maintained property features a wrap-around deck with mountain and valley views, newly remodeled kitchen, granite counter tops, hardwood floors, indoor hot-tub, sauna, 2 natural rock fireplaces, dual office space, and plenty of extra storage. 24'x48' barn includes an insulated shop and hay loft. Fenced for horses and corrals.

To see this property in person, call James Blackburn: 406-600-1393

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inman.com - Asking prices for homes on real estate portal Trulia's website were up 3.8 percent in November from a year ago, the largest year-over-year increase since the housing recession began, according to a monthly report from Trulia.

In addition to posting annual gains, asking prices showed strength going into the seasonal autumn slowdown in sales, with list prices for the three months ending in November up a non-seasonally adjusted 0.8 percent from the previous quarter, Trulia said.

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CNNMoney.com - Homeowners facing foreclosure just received an early Christmas present: They won't be evicted from their homes over the holidays.

Mortgage giants, Freddie Mac  and Fannie Mae, announced Monday that they will suspend all bank repossessions beginning December 17 and December 19, respectively, and will not resume the evictions until January 2, 2013.

"The holidays are a chance to be with loved ones and we want to relieve some stress at this time of year," said Terry Edwards, Executive Vice President of Credit Portfolio Management, Fannie Mae.

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