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Why Waiting to Buy a Home Could Cost You a Small Fortune

By |2021-05-06T03:00:35-07:00May 6th, 2021|Categories: Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

Many people are sitting on the fence trying to decide if now’s the time to buy a home. Some are renters who have a strong desire to become homeowners but are unsure if buying right now makes sense. Others may be homeowners who are realizing that their current home no longer fits their changing needs. [...]

4 Big Incentives for Homeowners to Sell Now

By |2021-05-04T03:00:51-07:00May 4th, 2021|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate, Selling Myths|

The housing market keeps sailing along. The only headwind that could take it off course is the lack of inventory for sale. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that there were 410,000 fewer single-family homes for sale this March than in March of 2020. The key to continued success in the residential housing market [...]

Should I Buy Now or Wait? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2021-04-30T03:00:26-07:00April 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 that waiting a year or two to purchase a home might mean you’ll save some money, think again. Mortgage interest rates are currently very low, but experts across the board are forecasting increases in both home prices and interest rates. Buying a home now means you’ll spend less in the [...]

Is Home Price Appreciation Accelerating Again?

By |2021-04-29T03:00:17-07:00April 29th, 2021|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Pricing, Real Estate|

At the beginning of the year, industry forecasts called for home price appreciation to slow to about half of the double-digit increase we saw last year. The thinking was that inventory would increase from record-low levels and put an end to the bidding wars that have driven home prices up over the past twelve months. [...]

4 Tips to Maximize the Sale of Your House

By |2021-04-26T03:00:23-07:00April 26th, 2021|Categories: For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate, Selling Myths|

Homeowners ready to make a move are definitely in a great position to sell today. Housing inventory is incredibly low, driving up buyer competition. This gives homeowners leverage to sell for the best possible terms, and it’s fueling a steady rise in home prices. In such a hot market, houses are selling quickly. According to [...]

82,338 Great Reasons to Buy a Home Today

By |2021-04-20T03:00:34-07:00April 20th, 2021|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Pricing, Real Estate|

The financial benefits of buying a home as compared to renting one are always up for debate. However, one element of the equation is often ignored – the ability to build wealth as a homeowner. Most experts are calling for home prices to continue appreciating over the next several years. The most recent Home Price [...]

How a Change in Mortgage Rate Impacts Your Homebuying Budget

By |2021-03-30T03:00:40-07:00March 30th, 2021|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

Mortgage rates are on the rise this year, but they’re still incredibly low compared to the historic average. However, anytime there’s a change in the mortgage rate, it affects what you can afford to borrow when you’re buying a home. As Sam Khater, Chief Economist at Freddie Mac, shares: “Since January, mortgage rates have increased [...]

2021 Real Estate Myth Buster [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2021-03-26T03:00:33-07:00March 26th, 2021|Categories: Buying Myths, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Pricing, Real Estate, Selling Myths|

Some Highlights There are a lot of misconceptions about buying or selling a home today, making it challenging to know exactly how to navigate the current real estate landscape. Here’s a little clarity when it comes to 5 common myths about the 2021 housing market. Let’s connect to discuss your needs and so you can [...]

Why You Should Think About Listing Prices Like an Auction’s Reserve Price

By |2021-03-24T03:00:40-07:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

For generations, the homebuying process never really changed. The seller would try to estimate the market value of the home and tack on a little extra to give themselves some negotiating room. That figure would become the listing price of the house. Buyers would then try to determine how much less than the full price [...]