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Where Will You Go If You Sell? You Have Options.

By |2023-01-30T04:30:23-07:00January 30th, 2023|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, New Construction, Real Estate|

There are plenty of good reasons you might be ready to move. No matter your motivations, before you list your current house, you need to consider where you’ll go next.In today’s market, it makes sense to explore all your options. That includes both homes that have been lived in before as well as newly built [...]

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 [...]

What’s Really Happening with Home Prices? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2023-01-20T04:30:13-07:00January 20th, 2023|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Pricing, Real Estate|

Some Highlights If you’re thinking about selling your house, recent headlines about home prices falling month-over-month may have you second guessing your decision—but perspective matters. While home prices are down slightly month-over-month in some markets, home values are still up almost 10% nationally on a year-over-year basis. A nearly 10% gain is still dramatic compared [...]

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 [...]

Is It Time To Sell Your Second Home?

By |2023-01-12T04:30:00-07:00January 12th, 2023|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Luxury Market, Real Estate|

During the pandemic, second homes became popular because of the rise in work-from-home flexibility. That’s because owning a second home, especially in the luxury market, allowed those homeowners to spend more time in their favorite places or with different home features. Keep in mind, a luxury home isn’t only defined by price. In a recent [...]

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 To Expect From the Housing Market in 2023

By |2022-12-21T04:00:54-07:00December 21st, 2022|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Pricing, Real Estate|

The 2022 housing market has been defined by two key things: inflation and rapidly rising mortgage rates. And in many ways, it’s put the market into a reset position. As the Federal Reserve (the Fed) made moves this year to try to lower inflation, mortgage rates more than doubled – something that’s never happened before [...]

Mortgage Rates Are Dropping. What Does That Mean for You?

By |2022-12-19T04:00:59-07:00December 19th, 2022|Categories: Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

Mortgage rates have been a hot topic in the housing market over the past 12 months. Compared to the beginning of 2022, rates have risen dramatically. Now they’re dropping, and that has to do with everything happening in the economy. Nadia Evangelou, Senior Economist and Director of Forecasting at the National Association of Realtors (NAR), [...]