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Don’t Believe Everything You Read: The Truth Many Headlines Overlook

By |2021-11-23T04:00:05-07:00November 23rd, 2021|Categories: Distressed Properties, For Buyers, For Sellers, Foreclosures, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Pricing, Real Estate|

There are a lot of questions right now regarding the real estate market as we head into 2022. The forbearance program is coming to an end and mortgage rates are beginning to rise. With all of this uncertainty, anyone with a megaphone – from the mainstream media to a lone blogger – has realized that [...]

Home Sales About To Surge? We May See a Winter Like Never Before.

By |2021-11-18T04:00:49-07:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

Like most industries, residential real estate has a seasonality to it. For example, toy stores sell more toys in October, November, and December than they do in any other three-month span throughout the year. More cars are sold in the U.S. during the second quarter (April, May, and June) than in any other quarter of [...]

Sellers: You’ll Likely Get Multiple Strong Offers This Season

By |2021-11-16T04:00:24-07:00November 16th, 2021|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

Are you thinking about selling your house right now, but you’re not sure you’ll have the time to do so as the holidays draw near? If so, consider this: even as the holiday season approaches, there are plenty of buyers out there, and they really want your house. Here’s why selling this winter is a [...]

4 Things Every Renter Needs To Consider

By |2021-11-15T04:00:37-07:00November 15th, 2021|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate, Rent vs. Buy|

As a renter, you’re constantly faced with the same dilemma: keep renting for another year or purchase a home? Your answer depends on your current situation and future plans, but there are a number of benefits to homeownership every renter needs to consider. Here are a few things you should think about before you settle [...]

What’s Happening with Home Prices?

By |2021-11-10T04:00:19-07:00November 10th, 2021|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Pricing, Real Estate|

Many people have questions about home prices right now. How much have prices risen over the past 12 months? What’s happening with home values right now? What’s projected for next year? Here’s a look at the answers to all three of these questions. How much have home values appreciated over the last 12 months? According [...]

Two Graphs That Show Why You Shouldn’t Be Upset About 3% Mortgage Rates

By |2021-11-08T04:00:45-07:00November 8th, 2021|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

With the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac climbing above 3%, rising rates are one of the topics dominating the discussion in the housing market today. And since experts project rates will rise further in the coming months, that conversation isn’t going away any time soon. But as a homebuyer, what do rates [...]

Numbers Don’t Lie – It’s Still a Great Time To Sell [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2021-11-05T03:00:20-07:00November 5th, 2021|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Real Estate, Selling Myths|

Some Highlights Heading into the end of the year, you might wonder if it’s still a good time to sell your house. Here’s what the latest data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) says. Housing supply is lower than last year, and home prices are up nationwide. Meanwhile, the average home is selling fast [...]

Why a Wave of Foreclosures Is Not on the Way

By |2021-11-04T03:00:18-07:00November 4th, 2021|Categories: Distressed Properties, Foreclosures, Housing Market Updates, Pricing, Real Estate, Short Sales|

With forbearance plans coming to an end, many are concerned the housing market will experience a wave of foreclosures similar to what happened after the housing bubble 15 years ago. Here are a few reasons why that won’t happen. There are fewer homeowners in trouble this time After the last housing crash, about 9.3 million [...]

Experts Project Mortgage Rates Will Continue To Rise in 2022

By |2021-11-03T03:00:29-07:00November 3rd, 2021|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

Mortgage rates are one of several factors that impact how much you can afford if you’re buying a home. When rates are low, they help you get more house for your money. Within the last year, mortgage rates have hit the lowest point ever recorded, and they’ve hovered in the historic-low territory. But even over [...]