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Buyer Interest Is Growing among Younger Generations

By |2020-10-28T03:00:32-07:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Demographics, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Gen Z, Generation X, Interest Rates, Millennials, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

The demand for homes this year is extraordinary as record-breaking numbers of hopeful buyers continue to shop for homes. In a normal year, the peak homebuying season comes to a close by early fall. However, 2020 is anything but a normal year, and the housing market is no exception. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the [...]

Two Important Impacts of Home Equity

By |2020-10-26T03:00:12-07:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

Equity continues to rise, helping American homeowners secure a much more stable financial future. According to the most recent data from CoreLogic, the average homeowner gained $9,800 in equity over the past year. In addition, experts project 2020 home prices to continue rising. With prices going up, equity gains will also keep accelerating. Black Knight [...]

Americans Are Gaining Confidence in the Economy

By |2020-10-20T03:00:28-07:00October 20th, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

The September Jobs Report issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the unemployment rate dropped to 7.9%. Though that percentage is well below what experts projected earlier this year, it still means millions of people are without work. There’s no way to minimize the tremendous impact this pandemic-induced recession continues to have on [...]

How to Prepare for a Bidding War [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2020-10-16T03:00:53-07:00October 16th, 2020|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

Some Highlights With so few houses available on the market today, being ready for a bidding war is essential for prospective homebuyers. From pre-approval to making your best offer, here are three tips to make sure you can act quickly and confidently when you find the perfect home. Let’s connect today to be sure you [...]

The #1 Reason Not to Wait to List Your House for Sale

By |2020-10-14T03:00:13-07:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, New Construction, Pricing, Real Estate|

Many industries have been devastated by the economic shutdown caused by the COVID-19 virus. Real estate is not one of them. Mark Fleming, Chief Economist for First American, just reported: “Since hitting a low point during the initial stages of the pandemic, the only major industry to display immunity to the economic impacts of the [...]

Do You Have Enough Money Saved for a Down Payment?

By |2020-10-13T03:00:28-07:00October 13th, 2020|Categories: Buying Myths, Down Payments, For Buyers, Millennials, Pricing, Real Estate|

One of the biggest misconceptions for first-time homebuyers is how much you’ll need to save for a down payment. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t always have to put 20% down to buy a house. Here’s how it breaks down. A recent survey by Point2Homes mentions that 74% of millennials (ages 25-40) say they’re interested [...]

Thinking of Moving? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2020-10-09T03:00:20-07:00October 9th, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, New Construction, Real Estate|

Some Highlights If you’re ready to sell your house but you’re worried about finding one to move into, why not invest in a brand-new home built just for you? New construction is on the rise, so it’s a great time to think about a custom home to fit your family’s changing needs. Let’s connect today [...]

Should You Buy a Retirement Home Sooner Rather than Later?

By |2020-10-08T03:00:10-07:00October 8th, 2020|Categories: Baby Boomers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Interest Rates, Real Estate, Senior Market|

Every day in the U.S., roughly 10,000 people turn 65. Prior to the health crisis that swept the nation in 2020, most people had to wait until they retired to make a move to the beach, the golf course, or the senior living community they were looking to settle into for their later years in [...]

A Homeowner’s Net Worth Is 40x Greater Than a Renter’s

By |2020-10-07T03:00:38-07:00October 7th, 2020|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Real Estate, Rent vs. Buy|

One of the best ways to build your family’s financial future is through homeownership. Recent data from the Federal Reserve indicates the net worth of a homeowner is actually over 40 times greater than that of a renter. Maybe it’s time to start thinking about buying a home, especially when they’re so affordable in today’s [...]