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Top 10 Happy Hours In Omaha

Top 10 Happy Hours In Omaha
 OMG John 1/17/2018 12:00 PM
So we know the holidays are best in Omaha and that Omaha was voted #3 for first-time homebuyers last year, but did you also know we have the best happy hours? It’s true! Here’s a list of some of our favorite places to grab a happy hour drink or quick bite to eat! Read More

Residential Real Estate Trends For 2018

Residential Real Estate Trends For 2018
 OMG John 12/6/2017 6:00 AM
Last year’s real estate trends in Omaha, Nebraska, included a slowing market, an above-average level of appreciation, fewer homes, fast-moving markets, and some higher mortgage rates. We’re nearing the end of 2017 and what can we expect with the New Year? Read More

The Holidays Are Best In Omaha, But We **May** Be Biased

The Holidays Are Best In Omaha, But We **May** Be Biased
 OMG John 11/29/2017 12:00 PM
There’s starting to be a little nip in the air, a few flakes have been spotted, shopping centers are getting busier, and there’s a different hum in the air… It’s holiday time in Omaha. Now, we **may** be biased, but Omaha really is the best when it comes to the holidays. Entire neighborhoods decorate, plays get put on for the public, and we’ve even seen a few rogue bands of carolers out and about! NP Dodge has posted two blogs recently with different holiday events worth attending this year and news about Omaha’s new Capitol District’s holiday events. So what are some of our favorite fun things you and your family can do during the holiday season here in Omaha? Read More

What’s New To North Omaha?

What’s New To North Omaha?
 OMG John 10/4/2017 6:00 AM
The neighborhood of 30th and Parker in North Omaha used to be known for gang violence and low-income housing. It was filled with barracks-style complexes and housed 182 families until it became vacant. This area is now being reborn into The Highlander Development, a rental housing development that sits a few miles north of Downtown and Midtown Omaha. Read More

Mortgage & Home Market Predictions For 2018

Mortgage & Home Market Predictions For 2018
 OMG John 9/27/2017 6:00 AM
2018 is approaching quickly and for those of you that are looking to buy a home or are already paying off a mortgage, the state of the economy is looking favorable. As you can see from this included newsletter on mortgage and home sales from our friends at SAC Federal Credit Union, Freddie Mac anticipates that the housing market will remain strong into and throughout 2018, due to the very strong labor market and low mortgage interest rates. Read More

Changing Omaha…One Project At A Time

Changing Omaha…One Project At A Time
 OMG John 9/20/2017 6:00 AM
Over the past several months we have noticed a major spike in construction around the Omaha area, but as frustrating it is, it’s giving Omaha a facelift that was much needed and well-deserved. Read More

Omaha Housing Market Trends, July 2017

Omaha Housing Market Trends, July 2017
 OMG John 7/26/2017 6:00 AM
A quick recap of the market trends in the Omaha metro area for July 2017. Read More

Omaha Real Estate Market Update, June 2017

Omaha Real Estate Market Update, June 2017
 OMG John 7/5/2017 6:00 AM
Sharing a quick update from our recent N.P. Dodge team meeting… Read More

Trading Up Is Tough In Omaha?

Trading Up Is Tough In Omaha?
 OMG John 6/21/2017 6:00 AM
According to a May 22nd article on Realtor.com, Omaha may be one of the top cities in the nation where it’s tough to move from a starter home into a bigger home as your family grows and your needs change. Read More

Omaha Voted #3 For First-Time Homebuyers

Omaha Voted #3 For First-Time Homebuyers
 OMG John 4/26/2017 6:00 AM
In 2016, Omaha was named the most family-friendly city. This year, the National Association of Realtors voted Omaha #3 in the nation’s top cities for first-time homebuyers. Many first-time homebuyers worry about how to come up with the large down payment, if they make enough to qualify, if their credit is good enough, or if they’re ready for this major life step. Read More