The real estate market is expected to experience extensive growth, especially within two specific buyer demographics, including millennials (ages 18-34) and baby boomers (ages 53 and 71). Also, there’s a lower-than-average inventory of homes on the market. In fact, research gathered earlier this year suggests inventory homes on the market pre-spring are down an average of 12 percent. How will such an active market scenario impact serious buyers during the home buying and selling season? Quite simply, highly-desirable luxury and family-ready, move-up homes will show and move at faster- than-normal timeframes. Homebuyers, take heed. Pre-Approvals are Key Mortgage pre-approval in this fast-moving market gives homebuyers a competitive advantage over their counterparts also in the market for a new home. Meaning, new and experienced home buyers alike can start house hunting with peace-of-mind, along with their specified budget. Truly, possessing mortgage pre-approval takes the guesswork out of house-hun ...