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Don’t Let Rising Inflation Delay Your Homeownership Plans [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2022-05-20T03:00:25-07:00May 20th, 2022|Categories: Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Real Estate|

Some Highlights If recent headlines about rising inflation are making you wonder if it’s still a good time to buy, here’s what experts have to say. Housing is an asset that typically grows in value. Plus, your mortgage helps stabilize your monthly housing costs, and buying protects you from rising rents. Experts say owning a [...]

The One Thing Every Homeowner Needs To Know About a Recession

By |2022-05-19T03:00:08-07:00May 19th, 2022|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

A recession does not equal a housing crisis. That’s the one thing that every homeowner today needs to know. Everywhere you look, experts are warning we could be heading toward a recession, and if true, an economic slowdown doesn’t mean homes will lose value. The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) defines a recession this way: [...]

Why Rising Mortgage Rates Push Buyers off the Fence

By |2022-05-17T03:00:46-07:00May 17th, 2022|Categories: Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ve probably heard mortgage rates are rising and have wondered what that means for you. Since mortgage rates have increased over two percentage points this year, it’s natural to think about how this will impact your homeownership plans. Today, buyers are reacting in one of two ways: they’re [...]

Are There More Homes Coming to the Market?

By |2022-05-11T03:00:46-07:00May 11th, 2022|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

According to a recent survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), one of the top challenges buyers face in today’s housing market is finding a home that meets their needs. That’s largely because the inventory of homes for sale is so low today. If you’re looking to buy a home, you may have noticed [...]

Will Home Prices Fall This Year? Here’s What Experts Say.

By |2022-05-10T03:00:45-07:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

Many people are wondering: will home prices fall this year? Whether you’re a potential homebuyer, seller, or both, the answer to this question matters for you. Let’s break down what’s happening with home prices, where experts say they’re headed, and how this impacts your homeownership goals. What’s Happening with Home Prices?  Home prices have seen 121 [...]

Three Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

By |2022-05-05T03:00:57-07:00May 5th, 2022|Categories: Buying Myths, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Real Estate|

Buying your first home is a major decision and an exciting milestone. Even though it can feel daunting at times, it has the power to change your life for the better. If you’re looking to purchase your first home, you may be wondering what’s happening in the housing market today, how much you need to [...]

Things That Could Help You Win a Bidding War on a Home

By |2022-05-03T03:00:34-07:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Buying Myths, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

With a limited number of homes for sale today and so many buyers looking to make a purchase before mortgage rates rise further, bidding wars are common. According to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), nationwide, homes are getting an average of 4.8 offers per sale. Here’s a look at how [...]

How Homeownership Can Help Shield You from Inflation

By |2022-04-26T03:00:24-07:00April 26th, 2022|Categories: Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Pricing, Real Estate|

If you’re following along with the news today, you’ve likely heard about rising inflation. You’re also likely feeling the impact in your day-to-day life as prices go up for gas, groceries, and more. These rising consumer costs can put a pinch on your wallet and make you re-evaluate any big purchases you have planned to [...]