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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

What Makes a House a Home?

By |2022-12-22T04:00:54-07:00December 22nd, 2022|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

There’s no denying the long-term financial benefits of owning a home, but today’s housing market may have you wondering if now’s still the time to buy. While the financial aspects of buying a home are important, the non-financial and emotional reasons are too. Home means something different to all of us. Whether it’s sharing memories [...]

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), [...]

Planning to Retire? It Could Be Time To Make a Move.

By |2022-12-15T04:00:06-07:00December 15th, 2022|Categories: Baby Boomers, Demographics, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate, Senior Market|

If you’re thinking about retirement or have already retired this year, you may be planning your next steps. One of your goals could be selling your house and finding a home that more closely fits your needs. Fortunately, you may be in a better position to make a move than you realize. Here are a [...]