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Key Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying a Home

By |2021-08-02T03:00:28-07:00August 2nd, 2021|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

Sometimes it can feel like everyone has advice when it comes to buying a home. While your friends and loved ones may have your best interests in mind, they may also be missing crucial information about today’s housing market that you need to make your best decision. Before you decide whether you’re ready to buy [...]

Waiting To Buy a Home Could Cost You [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2021-07-30T03:00:43-07:00July 30th, 2021|Categories: Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

Some Highlights If you’re thinking of buying a home but wondering if waiting a few years will save you in the long run, think again. The longer the wait, the more you’ll pay, especially when mortgage rates and home prices rise. Even the slightest change in the mortgage rate can have a big impact on [...]

What You Should Do Before Interest Rates Rise

By |2021-07-19T03:00:57-07:00July 19th, 2021|Categories: Buying Myths, For Buyers, For Sellers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

In today’s real estate market, mortgage interest rates are near record lows. If you’ve been in your current home for several years and haven’t refinanced lately, there’s a good chance you have a mortgage with an interest rate higher than today’s average. Here are some options you should consider if you want to take advantage [...]

Diving Deep into Today’s Biggest Buyer Concerns

By |2021-07-15T03:00:30-07:00July 15th, 2021|Categories: Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

Last week, Fannie Mae released their Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI). Though the survey showed 77% of respondents believe it’s a “good time to sell,” it also confirms what many are sensing: an increasing number of Americans believe it’s a “bad time to buy” a home. The percentage of those surveyed saying it’s a “bad [...]

The Truths Young Homebuyers Need To Hear

By |2021-07-07T03:00:45-07:00July 7th, 2021|Categories: Buying Myths, Demographics, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Gen Z, Interest Rates, Millennials, Pricing, Real Estate, Rent vs. Buy|

For many young or first-time homebuyers, purchasing a home can feel intimidating. A recent survey shows some homebuyers ages 25 to 40 may be unsure about the homebuying process and what they can afford. It found: “1 in 4 underestimated their buying potential by $150k or more” “1 in 4 underestimated the increase in value [...]

What Do Experts See on the Horizon for the Second Half of the Year?

By |2021-06-30T03:00:50-07:00June 30th, 2021|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Pricing, Real Estate|

As we move into the latter half of the year, questions about what’s to come are top of mind for buyers and sellers. Near record-low mortgage rates coupled with rising home price appreciation kicked off a robust housing market in the first half of 2021, but what does the forecast tell us about what’s on [...]

Homebuyers: Hang in There [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2021-06-25T03:00:17-07:00June 25th, 2021|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

Some Highlights Today’s sellers’ market provides unique challenges—and benefits—for buyers. Current low interest rates won’t last forever, and home prices are forecast to rise. If you’re a homebuyer, hang in there. Homeownership improves your quality of life, and the long-term benefits outweigh the short-term challenges.

Have Your Day in the Sun by Moving Up This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2021-06-11T03:00:46-07:00June 11th, 2021|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

Some Highlights Longer days and sunny weather mean summer is upon us, and what better conditions than right now to upgrade to the home of your dreams? If your needs have changed, it’s a great time to upgrade – there’s likely high demand for your current house, and today’s low mortgage rates can help you [...]

Dreaming of a Bigger Home? Why Not Buy It This Year?

By |2021-06-03T03:00:50-07:00June 3rd, 2021|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Interest Rates, Luxury Market, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

Are you clamoring for extra rooms or a more functional floorplan in your house? Maybe it’s time to make a move. If you’ll be able to work remotely for the long-term or your overall needs have simply changed, it’s a great time to sell your house and move up. Why? With mortgage rates in their [...]

Buying a Home Is Still Affordable

By |2021-05-26T03:00:49-07:00May 26th, 2021|Categories: Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Pricing, Real Estate, Rent vs. Buy|

The last year has put emphasis on the importance of one’s home. As a result, some renters are making the jump into homeownership while some homeowners are re-evaluating their current house and considering a move to one that better fits their current lifestyle. Understanding how housing affordability works and the main market factors that impact [...]