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4 Reasons People Are Buying Homes in 2021

By |2021-01-12T04:00:12-07:00January 12th, 2021|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

According to many experts, the real estate market is expected to continue growing in 2021, and it’s largely driven by the lasting impact the pandemic is having on our lifestyles. As many of us spend extra time at home, we’re reevaluating what “home” means and what we may need in one going forward. Here are [...]

Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2021-01-08T04:00:23-07:00January 8th, 2021|Categories: Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, FSBO's, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate, Selling Myths|

Some Highlights Choosing the right real estate professional to work with is one of the most important decisions you can make in your homebuying or selling process. The right agent can explain current market conditions and break down exactly what they mean for you. If you’re considering buying or selling a home this year, let’s [...]

The Importance of Home Equity in Building Wealth

By |2021-01-06T04:00:17-07:00January 6th, 2021|Categories: Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Interest Rates, Pricing, Real Estate, Rent vs. Buy|

Homeownership has always been the first rung on the ladder leading to household wealth. As Freddie Mac recently posted: “Homeownership has cemented its role as part of the American Dream, providing families with a place that is their own and an avenue for building wealth over time. This ‘wealth’ is built, in large part, through [...]

Why Not to Wait Until Spring to Make a Move

By |2021-01-05T04:00:28-07:00January 5th, 2021|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

The housing market recovery coming into the new year has been nothing short of remarkable. Many experts agree the turnaround from the nation’s economic pause is playing out extremely well for real estate, and the current market conditions are truly making this winter an ideal time to make a move. Here’s a dive into some [...]

Turning a House into a Happy Home

By |2020-12-24T04:00:11-07:00December 24th, 2020|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Real Estate, Rent vs. Buy|

We talk a lot about why it makes financial sense to buy a home, but more often than not, we’re drawn to the emotional reasons for homeownership. No matter the living space, the feeling of a home means different things to different people. Whether it’s a certain scent or a favorite chair, the feel-good connections to our [...]

The Difference a Year Makes for Homeownership

By |2020-12-22T04:00:26-07:00December 22nd, 2020|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate, Rent vs. Buy|

Over the past year, mortgage rates have fallen more than a full percentage point, hitting a new historic low 15 times. This is a great driver for homeownership, as today’s low rates provide consumers with some significant benefits. Here’s a look at three of them. 1. Move-up or Downsize: One option is to consider moving [...]

The Do’s and Don’ts after Applying for a Mortgage

By |2020-12-21T04:00:50-07:00December 21st, 2020|Categories: Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

Once you’ve found the right home and applied for a mortgage, there are some key things to keep in mind before you close. You’re undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new place, but before you make any large purchases, move your money around, or make any major life changes, consult your lender – [...]

Winning as a Buyer in a Sellers’ Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2020-12-11T04:00:39-07:00December 11th, 2020|Categories: Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

Some Highlights Buying a home in today’s sellers’ market doesn’t have to feel like an uphill battle. Here are four ways to make sure you’re positioned for success when making a home purchase, even when the scale tips toward sellers. Let’s connect to make sure you’re armed for victory in the housing market this season.

Knowledge Is Power on the Path to Homeownership

By |2020-12-01T04:00:28-07:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: Buying Myths, Demographics, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Gen Z, Interest Rates, Millennials, Real Estate|

Homeownership is on the goal list for many young adults, but sometimes it’s hard to know exactly how to get there. From understanding the homebuying process to pre-approval and down payment assistance options, uncertainty along the way can ultimately hold some buyers back. Today, there are over 75 million Millennials and 67 million Gen Z’ers [...]