Home Buying and Selling

May 19, 2021

Experts Say Home Prices Will Continue to Appreciate

It’s clear that consumers are concerned about how quickly home values are rising.Experts Say Home Prices Will Continue to Appreciate

Many people fear the speed of appreciation may lead to a crash in prices later this year. In fact, Google reports that the search for “When is the housing market going to crash?” has actually spiked ...

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May 14, 2021

Are Interest Rates Expected to Rise Over the Next Year?

So far this year, mortgage rates continue to hover around 3%, encouraging many hopeful homebuyers to enter the housing market. Are Interest Rates Expected to Rise Over the Next Year?

However, there’s a good chance rates will increase later this year and going into 2022, ultimately making it more expensive to borrow money for a home loan. Here’s a ...

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May 12, 2021

4 Big Incentives for Homeowners to Sell Now

The housing market keeps sailing along. The only headwind that could take it off course is the lack of inventory for sale.4 Big Incentives for Homeowners to Sell Now

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 ...

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May 8, 2021

Is Home Price Appreciation Accelerating Again?

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.Is Home Price Appreciation Accelerating Again?

 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 ...

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May 3, 2021

4 Tips to Maximize the Sale of Your House

Homeowners ready to make a move are definitely in a great position to sell today. Housing inventory is incredibly low, driving up buyer competition.4 Tips to Maximize the Sale of Your House

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 ...

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May 2, 2021

This Isn’t a Bubble. It’s Simply Lack of Supply.

In a recent article, Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of Realtors (NAR), discussed the state of today’s housing market.

This Isn’t a Bubble. It’s Simply Lack of Supply. [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

  • When addressing whether or not today’s high buyer competition and rising home prices are evidence of a housing bubble, Yun said that this “is not a bubble ...
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May 1, 2021

Don’t Be Fooled by Remarkable Real Estate Headlines

Don’t be impressed by the headlines reporting year-over-year housing numbers for the next several months (data covering March, April, May, and June). The data will most likely show eye-popping one-year increases.

Don’t Be Fooled by Remarkable Real Estate Headlines

While the year-over-year jumps will certainly be striking, consumers should take these numbers with a grain of salt, as ...

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April 30, 2021

Planning to Move? You Can Still Secure a Low Mortgage Rate on Your Next Home

This year, mortgage rates have started to slowly climb above recent record-breaking lows. Many homeowners planning to move may feel like they’ve missed the chance to score a great rate on their next mortgage. In reality, there’s still time to secure a rate far below the historic norm. Here’s why ...

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April 28, 2021

82,338 Great Reasons to Buy a Home Today

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.

82,338 Great Reasons to Buy a Home Today

Most experts are calling for home prices to continue appreciating over the next several years ...

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April 26, 2021

How Much Time Do You Need To Save for a Down Payment?

One of the biggest hurdles homebuyers face is saving for a down payment. As you’re budgeting and planning for your home purchase, you’ll want to understand how much you’ll need to put down and how long it will take you to get there. The process may actually move faster than ...

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