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    Your Tax Refund Can Help You Achieve Your Homebuying Goals

    By Cano Real Estate | April 12, 2023

    Have you been saving up to buy a home this year? If so, you know there are a variety of expenses involved – from your down payment to closing costs. But there’s good news – your tax refund can help you achieve your goals by paying for some of these expenses. Read More

    4 Tips for Making Your Best Offer on a Home

    By Cano Real Estate | March 9, 2023

    Are you planning to buy a home this spring? Though things are more balanced than they were at the height of the pandemic, it’s still a sellers’ market. So, when you find the home you want to buy, here are four tips to make your best offer. Read More

    VA Loans Can Help Veterans Achieve Their Dream of Homeownership

    By Cano Real Estate | November 11, 2022

    VA helps Servicemembers, Veterans, and eligible surviving spouses become homeowners. As part of our mission to serve you, we provide a home loan guaranty benefit and other housing-related programs to help you buy, build, repair, retain, or adapt a home for your own personal occupancy. Read More

    The Cost of Waiting for Mortgage Rates To Go Down

    By Cano Real Estate | October 4, 2022

    The Cost of Waiting for Mortgage Rates To Go Down Read More

    Buyers Are Regaining Some of Their Negotiation Power in Today’s Housing Market

    By Cano Real Estate | September 21, 2022

    Regardless of the extremely competitive housing market of the past several years, today’s data suggests negotiations are starting to come back on the table. This is good news if you're planning to enter the housing market. Read More

    What Would a Recession Mean for the Housing Market?

    By Cano Real Estate | August 23, 2022

    There’s no doubt everyone remembers what happened in the housing market in 2008. But you don’t need to fear the word recession if you’re planning to buy or sell a home. According to historical data, in most recessions, home price gains have stayed strong, and mortgage rates have declined. Read More

    A Key To Building Wealth Is Homeownership

    By Cano Real Estate | March 28, 2022

    The link between financial security and homeownership is especially important today as inflation rises.  But many people may not realize just how much owning a home contributes to your overall net worth. Read More

    Down Payment Assistance Programs Can Help You Achieve Homeownership

    By Cano Real Estate | March 2, 2022

    If saving for a down payment seems daunting, there are programs available that can help. And if you work to serve our community, there may be even more opportunities available to you. Read More

    Real Estate Voted the Best Investment Eight Years in a Row

    By Cano Real Estate | February 21, 2022

    Real Estate Voted the Best Investment Eight Years in a Row. Housing truly is a strong investment, especially when inflation is high. When you lock in a mortgage payment, you’re shielded from housing cost increases, and you own an asset that typically gains value with time. Read More

    Don’t Let Student Loans Delay Your Homeownership Dreams

    By Cano Real Estate | February 8, 2022

    If you’re looking to buy a home, you may be wondering how your student loan debt could impact those plans. Do you have to wait until you’ve paid off your student loans before you can buy your first home? Or could you qualify for a home loan with that debt? Read More

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Highly recommend Cano Real Estate! Our Realtor, Steve Dobbs, was attentive to all necessary details for selling our home. He was responsive to all forms of questions, calls, & texts. Steve demonstrated his commitment to working for us from the first meeting when he showed up with comps and info, to the final day of closing with minute-by-minute updates on the status of the sale. Thanks Steve & the entire Cano Team.
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