The Best Advice Does Not Mean Perfect Advice

By |2020-03-30T03:00:35-07:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Real Estate|

The angst caused by the coronavirus has most people on edge regarding both their health and financial situations. It’s at times like these when we want exact information about anything we’re doing – even the correct protocol for grocery shopping. That information brings knowledge, and this gives us a sense of relief and comfort. If [...]

What You Can Do to Keep Your Dream of Homeownership Moving Forward [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2020-03-27T03:00:29-07:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

Some Highlights: Don’t put your homeownership plans on hold just because you’re stuck inside. There are several things you can do right now to keep your home search moving forward. Connect with an agent, learn about resource programs for things like down payments, and get pre-approved today.

Don’t Let Frightening Headlines Scare You

By |2020-05-15T13:36:39-07:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Real Estate|

There’s a lot of anxiety right now regarding the coronavirus pandemic. The health situation must be addressed quickly, and many are concerned about the impact on the economy as well. Amidst all this anxiety, anyone with a megaphone – from the main street media to a lone blogger – has realized that bad news sells. [...]

Why the Stock Market Correction Probably Won’t Impact Home Values

By |2020-03-24T03:00:48-07:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Pricing, Real Estate|

With the housing crash of 2006-2008 still visible in the rear-view mirror, many are concerned the current correction in the stock market is a sign that home values are also about to tumble. What’s taking place today, however, is nothing like what happened the last time. The S&P 500 did fall by over fifty percent [...]

Economic Slowdown: What the Experts Are Saying

By |2020-03-23T03:00:24-07:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

More and more economists are predicting a recession is imminent as the result of the pullback in the economy caused by COVID-19. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research: “A recession is a significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy, lasting more than a few months, normally visible in real GDP, real [...]

Are We About to See a New Wave of Foreclosures?

By |2020-03-19T03:00:00-07:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Foreclosures, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

With all of the havoc being caused by COVID-19, many are concerned we may see a new wave of foreclosures. Restaurants, airlines, hotels, and many other industries are furloughing workers or dramatically cutting their hours. Without a job, many homeowners are wondering how they’ll be able to afford their mortgage payments. In spite of this, [...]

Three Reasons Why This Is Not a Housing Crisis

By |2020-03-18T03:00:44-07:00March 18th, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

In times of uncertainty, one of the best things we can do to ease our fears is to educate ourselves with research, facts, and data. Digging into past experiences by reviewing historical trends and understanding the peaks and valleys of what’s come before us is one of the many ways we can confidently evaluate any [...]

Two Big Myths in the Homebuying Process

By |2020-03-17T03:00:19-07:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Buying Myths, Demographics, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Gen Z, Millennials, Real Estate|

The 2020 Millennial Home Buyer Report shows how this generation is not really any different from previous ones when it comes to homeownership goals: “The majority of millennials not only want to own a home, but 84% of millennials in 2019 considered it a major part of the American Dream.” Unfortunately, the myths surrounding the [...]

5 Simple Graphs Proving This Is NOT Like the Last Time

By |2020-05-15T13:36:39-07:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Pricing, Real Estate|

With all of the volatility in the stock market and uncertainty about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some are concerned we may be headed for another housing crash like the one we experienced from 2006-2008. The feeling is understandable. Ali Wolf, Director of Economic Research at the real estate consulting firm Meyers Research, addressed this point in [...]