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    Is It Really Better To Rent Than To Own a Home Right Now?

    By Cano Real Estate | March 6, 2023

    Is It Really Better To Rent Than To Own a Home Right Now? Before you renew your rental agreement, think about the opportunity to build wealth hat homeownership provides. Read More

    One Major Benefit of Investing in a Home

    By Cano Real Estate | March 1, 2023

    One of the many reasons to buy a home is that it’s a major way to build wealth and gain financial stability. According to Freddie Mac: “Building equity through your monthly principal payments and appreciation is a critical part of homeownership that can help you create financial stability.” With spring approaching, now’s a great time to consider if buying... Read More

    Tips To Reach Your Homebuying Goals in 2023 [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Cano Real Estate | January 11, 2023

    If you’re planning to buy a home in 2023, here are a few things to focus on. Read More

    What Makes a House a Home?

    By Cano Real Estate | December 22, 2022

    Whether you’re planning to purchase your first home or you’re ready to buy a different home to meet your needs, consider the emotional benefits that can turn a house into a happy home. Read More

    More People Are Finding the Benefits of Multigenerational Households Today

    By Cano Real Estate | November 17, 2022

    There are several reasons people choose to live in a multigenerational household, and for many, the arrangement is a personal one. But according to the Pew Research Center, the top reason people choose to live together today is financial. Read More

    The True Strength of Homeowners Today

    By Cano Real Estate | September 26, 2022

    The True Strength of Homeowners Today - Homeowners today have more financial strength than they have had since 1983. This is a combination of how homeowners have handled equity since the crash and rising home prices of the last two years. Read More

    Planning To Retire? Your Equity Can Help You Reach Your Goal.

    By Cano Real Estate | August 26, 2022

    You can use your equity to help you achieve your homeownership goals. Whether you want to downsize, move closer to loved ones, or buy a home in a dream destination, your equity can help get you there. It may be some (if not all) of what you’d need as your down payment on a home that better fits your changing needs. 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

    How an Energy Efficient Home Can Be a Bright Idea [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Cano Real Estate | March 25, 2022

    With inflation driving up the cost of everyday items, seeking out an energy-efficient home can be a great way to decrease the expenses you can control. 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

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We would highly recommend using Cano Real Estate to anyone. Our agent, Troy Frei, was very knowledgeable, honest and straight forward. We live in another state and to say that this was not a stressful situation to begin with, Troy really took the time to keep us up to date on every detail. His communication with us was pretty much daily. Truly felt like we focused 100% of his time on selling our home. We are very pleased with our experience and glad we choose Cano, especially Troy Frei!
William & Patricia E.