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To Cover Retiree Living Expenses

Posted by Shawn Simpson // February 10, 2021

To Cover Retiree Living Expenses

According to Realty Biz News, “Most imagine retirement as a time of boundless leisure time, month-long vacations, and worry-free days. But for many retirees in the time of COVID, this is not the reality retirees face. According to Clever’s new study, many have not been saving enough, putting them in dire straits during the pandemic. Instead […]


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The Pros and Cons of Selling Now

Posted by Shawn Simpson // February 3, 2021

Shawn Simpson Styl Properties, Inc. Serving the greater Omaha area

Last year, buyer demand increased due to record low mortgage rates. Because of those low mortgage rates and fewer houses on the market, home prices went up. We know now, the last half of 2020 was a seller’s market. But will 2021 be the same? If you’re wondering if this is a good time to sell […]


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Have You Missed Plumbing Problems?

Posted by Shawn Simpson // January 27, 2021

Have You Missed Plumbing Problems?

I noticed that homes are flying off the shelves in the U.S and Canadian cities. Homebuyers are paying over the asking prices, and houses for sale can be gone in less than a  week. That means to me that in all the excitement of bidding on a house, as RealtyBiz writes, “It is easy to […]


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We Pay Cash for Omaha Houses

Posted by Shawn Simpson // January 20, 2021

We Pay Cash for Omaha Houses

Housing is flying off the shelves in Omaha.  For example, the Omaha World-Herald calls it an “outrageous” market in 3 Tactics For First-Time Homebuyers In An Outrageous Market.  Why should I pay attention to an article titled we pay cash for  Omaha houses? We Buy Omaha houses for Cash for Many Reasons Debt Financial challenges […]


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What Is a Homeowner’s Association?

Posted by Shawn Simpson // January 12, 2021

What Is a Homeowner’s Association

When you purchase real estate in a planned development, you are obligated to join that community’s homeowners’ association (HOA) and pay monthly or annual HOA fees for common areas’ upkeep. What is a homeowner’s association? What Is a Homeowners Association? A homeowners association is a membership organization run by a board of directors–usually neighborhood volunteers–that regulates and manages a […]


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Pest Control

Posted by Shawn Simpson // January 6, 2021

pest control

At times, it is good to seek a pest control company’s services rather than trying to do it yourself. This is the case when your pest problem is ongoing, or the pest infestation has become extensive. Unfortunately, getting the best pest control can prove to be a daunting task. To avoid going through a lot, […]


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Most Popular Time to File for Divorce

Posted by Shawn Simpson // December 30, 2020

Most Popular Time to File for Divorce

The first month of the new year is reportedly the most popular time to file for divorce. A rumor that January is divorce month is ominously nicknamed “Divorce Month” in legal circles. But is January’s bad rap deserved? For better or worse, the numbers suggest that “Divorce Month” is real. According to statistics published by eDivorcePapers.com, […]


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Five Major Housing Trends in 2021

Posted by Shawn Simpson // December 23, 2020

Five Major Housing Trends in 2021

What does the new year hold for housing? Bankrate shares what they expect to be the five major housing trends in 2021. Based on housing experts who spoke at a virtual conference of the National Association of Real Estate Editors, mortgage rates will rise from record lows, home-price gains will slow, and Americans will continue their migration […]


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Will We Ever Be Normal Again?

Posted by Shawn Simpson // December 9, 2020

Make America Normal Again

Will we ever be normal again? COVID has brought significant changes to our lives, and many will be permanent. Right now, many homeowners are in the money, and they’re dipping into it as residential real estate values skyrocket and cash-out refinancing balloons. Due to strained housing supply and increased demand driven by extremely low mortgage rates, the average […]


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Income Sources Could Pay You More Money Than Social Security

Posted by Shawn Simpson // December 2, 2020

Income Sources Could Pay You More Money Than Social Security

According to the Omaha World-Herald, “Millions of seniors rely on Social Security to stay afloat during retirement, but those benefits only go so far in paying the bills. In fact, the average senior on Social Security today collects $1,519 a month. But here are a few income sources that could actually pay you a lot more money […]


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