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Homeownership Builds Your Wealth over Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2023-01-27T04:30:19-07:00January 27th, 2023|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

Some Highlights If you’re thinking of buying a home this year, be sure to factor in the long-term benefits of homeownership. On average, nationwide, home prices appreciated by 288.7% over the last 32 years. That means homeowners grow their net worth significantly in the long term. Homeownership wins over time. Let’s connect so you can [...]

Why It Makes Sense To Move Before Spring

By |2023-01-26T04:30:17-07:00January 26th, 2023|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

Spring is usually the busiest season in the housing market. Many buyers wait until then to make their move, believing it’s the best time to find a home. However, that isn’t always the case when you factor in the competition you could face with other buyers at that time of year. If you’re ready to [...]

Why You Shouldn’t Fear Today’s Foreclosure Headlines

By |2023-01-25T04:30:49-07:00January 25th, 2023|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Foreclosures, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

If you’ve seen recent headlines about foreclosures surging in the housing market, you’re certainly not alone. There’s no doubt, the stories in the media can be pretty confusing right now. They may even make you think twice about buying a home for fear that prices could crash. The reality is, the data shows a foreclosure [...]

The 3 Factors That Affect Home Affordability

By |2023-01-24T04:30:15-07:00January 24th, 2023|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

If you’ve been following the housing market over the last couple of years, you’ve likely heard about growing affordability challenges. But according to experts, the key factors that determine housing affordability are projected to improve this year. Selma Hepp, Executive, Deputy Chief Economist at CoreLogic, shares:“. . . with slowly improving affordability and a more [...]

Have Home Values Hit Bottom?

By |2023-01-18T04:00:27-07:00January 18th, 2023|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Pricing, Real Estate|

Whether you’re already a homeowner or you’re looking to become one, the recent headlines about home prices may leave you with more questions than answers. News stories are talking about home prices falling, and that’s raising concerns about a repeat of what happened to prices in the crash in 2008.One of the questions that’s on [...]

Think Twice Before Waiting for 3% Mortgage Rates

By |2023-01-17T04:30:15-07:00January 17th, 2023|Categories: Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

Last year, the Federal Reserve took action to try to bring down inflation. In response to those efforts, mortgage rates jumped up rapidly from the record lows we saw in 2021, peaking at just over 7% last October. Hopeful buyers experienced a hit to their purchasing power as a result, and some decided to press [...]

What Past Recessions Tell Us About the Housing Market

By |2023-01-16T04:30:01-07:00January 16th, 2023|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

It doesn’t matter if you’re someone who closely follows the economy or not, chances are you’ve heard whispers of an upcoming recession. Economic conditions are determined by a broad range of factors, so rather than explaining them each in depth, let’s lean on the experts and what history tells us to see what could lie [...]

Key Terms To Know When Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2023-01-13T04:30:27-07:00January 13th, 2023|Categories: Buying Myths, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

Some Highlights Buying a home is a major transaction that can seem even more complex when you don’t understand the terms used throughout the process. If you’re looking to become a homeowner this year, it’s important to know these housing terms and how they relate to the current market so you feel confident throughout the [...]

Today’s Housing Market Is Nothing Like 15 Years Ago

By |2023-01-11T04:30:59-07:00January 11th, 2023|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Foreclosures, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

There’s no doubt today’s housing market is very different than the frenzied one from the past couple of years. In the second half of 2022, there was a dramatic shift in real estate, and it caused many people to make comparisons to the 2008 housing crisis. While there may be a few similarities, when looking [...]

What Are Your Goals in the Housing Market This Year?

By |2023-01-02T04:00:47-07:00January 2nd, 2023|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

If buying or selling a home is part of your dreams for 2023, it’s essential for you to understand today’s housing market, define your goals, and work with industry experts to bring your homeownership vision for the new year into focus. In the last year, high inflation had a big impact on the economy, the [...]