Where is the Housing Market Headed in 2019? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2018-12-28T11:00:42-07:00December 28th, 2018|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

Some Highlights: ­Interest rates are projected to increase steadily throughout 2019, but buyers will still be able to lock in a rate lower than their parents or grandparents did when they bought their homes! Home prices will rise at a rate of 4.8% over the course of 2019 according to CoreLogic. All four major reporting [...]

24 Hours that Suddenly Improved the Market

By |2018-12-27T11:00:11-07:00December 27th, 2018|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Real Estate|

This year started strong for real estate, but then the market began to soften. Home inventory in the starter and move-up categories dwindled to almost nothing, mortgage rates were projected to rise, and home sales had decreased for several months in a row. To many, the outlook heading into 2019 appeared dim… at best. Then, [...]

How to Save Thousands of Dollars in Interest on Your Mortgage

By |2020-05-15T13:36:51-07:00December 26th, 2018|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

One of the most common loans you can get to buy a home is a 30-year fixed rate mortgage. If the thought of paying for your home over the course of 30-years seems daunting, here are some easy ways to shorten that term which will actually end up saving you money over the life of [...]

Buyers Are Looking for Your Home, Now [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2018-12-21T11:00:34-07:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Real Estate|

Some Highlights: Existing home sales are currently at an annual pace of 5.32 million and have increased on a monthly basis for the last two months. The inventory of existing homes for sale remains below the 6-months needed for a normal market and is now at a 3.9-month supply. Inventory remains low due to high [...]

4 Quick Reasons NOT to Fear a Housing Crash

By |2020-05-15T13:36:51-07:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

There is a lot of uncertainty regarding the real estate market heading into 2019. That uncertainty has raised concerns that we may be headed toward another housing crash like the one we experienced a decade ago. Here are four reasons why today’s market is much different: 1. There are fewer foreclosures now than there were [...]

Homeownership Remains a Huge Part of the American Dream

By |2020-05-15T13:36:51-07:00December 19th, 2018|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Millennials, Real Estate|

As we head into 2019, many news outlets and housing experts warn that the housing market may slow down. Over the last six years, the inventory of homes for sale has been near historic lows, which has been the force behind increasing home prices. This has been great news for sellers as many of them [...]

Why Houses DO NOT Sell in a Strong Market

By |2020-05-15T13:36:51-07:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

As we approach the end of the year, many homeowners find themselves asking the question, “If we’re currently in a strong real estate market, why won’t my house sell?” Below are the 5 most common reasons why a listing contract will expire: 1. The Price Sometimes when the market is hot, homeowners attempt to set [...]

4 Reasons to Sell Your House This Winter [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2018-12-14T11:00:21-07:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale which means that buyers are often competing with one another for the few listings that are available! Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply needed to sustain a normal housing market. Perhaps the time has come for you and your family [...]