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Nationwide Open House in Southern DelawareThis weekend, April 20 and 21, is the 2013 Nationwide Open House, sponsored by the National Association of REALTORS®. REALTORS® across the nation will be holding “open houses,” an appointment-free, no-strings-attached opportunity to explore a home. Last year, 45% of all home buyers accessed open houses across the nation in their search for the ideal home. That’s too big a number to ignore. While one could very likely find their future home at an open house, there are many reasons why attending an open house is beneficial to home buyers.

By going to an open house on this particular weekend, buyers are provided with the chance to talk to a local REALTOR®. REALTORS® can inform buyers of the benefits of homeownership and give priceless insights on the local

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Is Homeownership a Good Financial DecisionMany have reported on Robert Shiller’s recent comments on the investment aspect of homeownership. Shiller, a Yale professor and co-founder of the Case-Shiller Home Price Index, is famous for making provocative comments on house prices and the financial benefits of owning a home. In a recent Bloomberg Television interview, Shiller responded to a question about homeownership as an investment this way:

“So, why was it considered an investment? That was a fad. That was an idea that took hold in the early 2000′s. And I don’t expect it to come back. Not with the same force. So people might just decide, ‘Yeah, I’ll diversify my portfolio. I’ll live in a rental.’ That is a very sensible thing for many people to do.”

Today, we would like to debate

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The Search for ACCURATE Real Estate InformationThe other day Marc Davison, a good friend and founder of the marketing, design & strategy firm 1000watt, forwarded us a booklet released by Ford entitled 13 TRENDS FOR 2013. It is a must read for all businesses as it clearly states the thirteen consumer trends that will help business dominate 2013. However, we had one objection to something mentioned in the report.

In Chapter 12, they make the statement:

“The home-ownership dream is dissolving.”

Ford substantiates this claim by saying that

“Just 12% of whites between age 18 and 34 told Pew that owning a home was ‘one of the most important things’ in their life.”

We were so shocked by this assertion that we decided to research the claim. The citation at the back of the Ford publication

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