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Housing Market Forecast for the Rest of 2023 [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2023-08-04T03:30:00-07:00August 4th, 2023|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Interest Rates, Pricing, Real Estate|

Some HighlightsWant to know what experts say will happen in the rest of 2023? Home prices are already appreciating again in many areas. The average of the expert forecasts shows positive price growth.Where mortgage rates go for the rest of the year will depend on inflation. Based on historical trends, rates are likely to ease [...]

How Inflation Affects Mortgage Rates

By |2023-08-03T03:30:00-07:00August 3rd, 2023|Categories: Buying Myths, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

When you read about the housing market in the news, you might see something about a recent decision made by the Federal Reserve (the Fed). But how does this decision affect you and your plans to buy a home? Here's what you need to know.The Fed is trying hard to reduce inflation. And even though [...]

How To Know If You’re Ready to Buy a Home

By |2023-08-02T03:30:00-07:00August 2nd, 2023|Categories: Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

If you’re trying to decide if you’re ready to buy a home, there’s probably a lot on your mind. You’re thinking about your finances, today’s mortgage rates and home prices, the limited supply of homes for sale, and more. And, you’re juggling how all of those things will impact the choice you’ll make.While housing market [...]

Key Housing Market Trends [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2023-07-28T03:30:00-07:00July 28th, 2023|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Real Estate|

Some HighlightsIf you’re considering buying or selling a home, you’ll want to know what’s happening in the housing market.Housing inventory is still very low, prices are climbing back up, and homes are selling fast when priced right.Connect with a real estate agent if you want more information about your local area and what the trends [...]

Homebuyers Are Still More Active Than Usual

By |2023-07-27T03:30:00-07:00July 27th, 2023|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate, Selling Myths|

Even though the housing market is no longer experiencing the frenzy that was so characteristic of the last couple of years, it doesn’t mean today’s market is at a standstill. In actuality, buyer traffic is still strong today.The ShowingTime Showing Index is a measure of how much buyers are touring homes. The graph below uses [...]

Don’t Fall for the Next Shocking Headlines About Home Prices

By |2023-07-25T03:30:00-07:00July 25th, 2023|Categories: Buying Myths, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Pricing, Real Estate|

If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, one of the biggest questions you have right now is probably: what’s happening with home prices? And it’s no surprise you don’t have the clarity you need on that topic. Part of the issue is how headlines are talking about prices.They’re basing their negative news by [...]

Foreclosure Numbers Today Aren’t Like 2008

By |2023-07-24T03:30:00-07:00July 24th, 2023|Categories: Distressed Properties, For Buyers, Foreclosures, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

If you've been keeping up with the news lately, you've probably come across headlines talking about the increase in foreclosures in today’s housing market. This may have left you with some uncertainty, especially if you're considering buying a home. It’s important to understand the context of these reports to know the truth about what’s happening [...]

Real Estate Continues To Be the Best Investment [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2023-07-21T03:30:00-07:00July 21st, 2023|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

Some HighlightsAccording to a recent Gallup poll, real estate has been voted the best long-term investment for 11 years in a row, beating gold, stocks, bonds, and more.Owning real estate means more than just having a home—it’s an investment in your future. That’s because it’s typically a stable and secure asset that tends to increase [...]