Homeownership Could Be in Reach with Down Payment Assistance Programs

By |2022-06-29T03:00:59-07:00June 29th, 2022|Categories: Buying Myths, Down Payments, For Buyers, Real Estate|

A recent survey from Bankrate asks prospective buyers to identify the biggest obstacles in their homebuying journey. It found that 36% of those polled said saving for a down payment is one of their primary hurdles to buying a home. If you feel the same way, the good news is there are many down payment [...]

A Key Opportunity for Homebuyers

By |2022-06-28T03:00:39-07:00June 28th, 2022|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

There’s no denying the housing market has delivered a fair share of challenges to homebuyers over the past two years. Two of the biggest hurdles homebuyers faced during the pandemic were the limited number of homes for sale and the intensity and frequency of bidding wars. But those two things have reached a turning point. [...]

Two Reasons Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t a Bubble

By |2022-06-27T03:00:19-07:00June 27th, 2022|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Pricing, Real Estate|

You may be reading headlines and hearing talk about a potential housing bubble or a crash, but it’s important to understand that the data and expert opinions tell a different story. A recent survey from Pulsenomics asked over one hundred housing market experts and real estate economists if they believe the housing market is in [...]

Why an Agent Is Essential When Pricing Your House [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2022-06-24T03:00:08-07:00June 24th, 2022|Categories: For Sellers, FSBO's, Infographics, Pricing, Real Estate, Selling Myths|

Some Highlights When it comes to pricing your house, there’s a lot to consider. The only way to ensure you price it right is by partnering with a local real estate professional. To find the best price, your agent balances current market demand, the values of homes in your neighborhood, where prices are headed, and [...]

Homeownership Is a Great Hedge Against the Impact of Rising Inflation

By |2022-06-23T03:00:42-07:00June 23rd, 2022|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

If you’re following along with the news today, you’ve heard about rising inflation. Today, inflation is at a 40-year high. According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB): “Consumer prices accelerated again in May as shelter, energy and food prices continued to surge at the fastest pace in decades. This marked the third straight [...]

The Average Homeowner Gained $64K in Equity over the Past Year

By |2022-06-21T03:00:57-07:00June 21st, 2022|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

If you own a home, your net worth likely just got a big boost thanks to rising home equity. Equity is the current value of your home minus what you owe on the loan. And today, based on recent home price appreciation, you’re building that equity far faster than you may expect – here’s how [...]

Why Achieving the Dream of Homeownership Can Be More Difficult for Some Americans

By |2022-06-20T03:00:39-07:00June 20th, 2022|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

Today we take time to honor and recognize the past and present experiences of Black Americans. When it comes to real estate specifically, equitable access to housing has come a long way, but the path to homeownership is still steeper for households of color. The Gap in Homeownership Rate in America It’s a more challenging [...]

More Listings Are Coming onto the Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2022-06-17T03:00:16-07:00June 17th, 2022|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Real Estate|

Some Highlights Worried you won’t be able to find your next home after you sell? You should know data from realtor.com shows more listings are coming onto the market each month this year. Having additional options can make the search for your next home. But inventory is still low overall, which means your house should [...]