Millennials: Do You Need a Home with More Space?

By |2022-02-28T04:00:09-07:00February 28th, 2022|Categories: Demographics, Down Payments, For Buyers, For Sellers, Millennials, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

If you’re a millennial, homebuying might be top of mind for you. Your generation is the largest group of homebuyers in the market today and has been since 2014, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). And while other millennials are looking to buy for the first time, you may be one of the [...]

The Difference Between Renting and Owning [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2022-02-25T04:00:45-07:00February 25th, 2022|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate, Rent vs. Buy|

Some Highlights If you’re deciding whether to rent or buy, consider the many financial benefits that come with owning a home. As a renter, you build your landlord’s wealth and face rising costs. As a homeowner, you build your own net worth and can lock in your monthly payments for the length of your loan. [...]

The #1 Reason To Sell Your House Today

By |2022-02-24T04:00:09-07:00February 24th, 2022|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

Almost every industry is currently struggling with supply chain disruptions. This also applies to the current U.S. housing market, where buyer demand far exceeds housing supply. Purchaser demand is very strong right now. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) just released their latest Existing Home Sales Report which reveals that sales surged in January. Existing [...]

How Supply and Demand Can Impact Your Buying and Selling Goals

By |2022-02-23T04:00:40-07:00February 23rd, 2022|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

In today’s housing market, there are far more buyers looking for homes than sellers listing their houses. Based on the concept of supply and demand, this means home prices will naturally rise. Why is that? When there are more people trying to buy an item than there are making that item available for sale, that [...]

Real Estate Voted the Best Investment Eight Years in a Row

By |2022-02-21T04:00:54-07:00February 21st, 2022|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate, Rent vs. Buy|

In an annual Gallup poll, Americans chose real estate as the best long-term investment. And it’s not the first time it’s topped the list, either. Real estate has been on a winning streak for the past eight years, consistently gaining traction as the best long-term investment (see graph below): If you’re thinking about purchasing a [...]

What’s Driving Today’s High Buyer Demand? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2022-02-18T04:00:15-07:00February 18th, 2022|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Real Estate|

Some Highlights There’s an influx of buyers looking for homes today, and that means your house is in high demand. Here are a few reasons why so many people are looking to buy a home. Buyers are motivated to beat rising mortgage rates, and many want to escape rising rents. There’s also additional demand from [...]

4 Simple Graphs Showing Why This Is Not a Housing Bubble

By |2022-02-17T04:00:57-07:00February 17th, 2022|Categories: Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Pricing, Real Estate|

A recent survey revealed that many consumers believe there’s a housing bubble beginning to form. That feeling is understandable, as year-over-year home price appreciation is still in the double digits. However, this market is very different than it was during the housing crash 15 years ago. Here are four key reasons why today is nothing [...]