Is It Really Better To Rent Than To Own a Home Right Now?
You may have seen reports in the news recently saying it’s better to rent right now than it is to own your home. But before you let that impact your decisions, you should understand what these claims are based on. Read More
Confused About What’s Going on in the Housing Market? Lean on a Professional.
If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home, you probably want to know what’s really happening with home prices, mortgage rates, housing supply, and more. That’s not an easy task considering how sensationalized headlines are today. Jay Thompson, Real Estate Industry Consultant, explains: Read More
Here’s Why It’s Still a Sellers’ Market
Here’s Why It’s Still a Sellers’ Market Read More
Here’s the news you’ve been waiting for: data shows clear signs bidding wars are easing this year.
Here’s the news you’ve been waiting for: data shows clear signs bidding wars are easing this year. Take a look at this graph below. Now is a great time to buy a home. With so many buyers looking to purchase a home and so few of them available for sale over the past two years, fiercely competitive bidding wars became the norm during the pandemic. Now you may have the opportunity to buy a home. Give me a call if you are still looking for a home. Read More
The Three Factors Affecting Home Affordability Today
There’s been a lot of focus on higher mortgage rates and how they’re creating affordability challenges for today’s homebuyers. It’s true that rates climbed dramatically since the record-low we saw during the pandemic. But home affordability is based on more than just mortgage rates – it’s determined by a combination of mortgage rates, home prices, and wages. Read More
5 Reasons Millennials Are Buying Homes
In the United States, there are over 72 million millennials. If you’re part of that generation and have thought about buying a home, you aren’t alone. According to Zonda, 98% of millennials want to become a homeowner at some point if they aren’t already. But why? There are plenty of reasons you may choose to become a homeowner. Here’s why other millennials have made that decision (see graph below): Read More
4 Key Tips for Selling Your House This Spring
Spring has arrived, and that means more and more people are getting their homes ready to sell. But with recent shifts in real estate, this year’s spring housing market will be different from the frenzy of the past several years. To sell your house quickly, without hassles, and for the most money, be sure to follow these fou Read More
What You Should Know About Closing Costs
Before you buy a home, it’s important to plan ahead. While most buyers consider how much they need to save for a down payment, many are surprised by the closing costs the Read More
Planning to Retire? It Could Be Time To Make a Move.
If you’re thinking about retirement or have already retired this year, you may be planning your next steps. Read More
3 Graphs Showing Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t Like 2008
3 Graphs Showing Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t Like 2008 With all the headlines and talk in the media about the shift in the housing market, you might be thinking this is a housing bubble. It’s only natural for those thoughts to creep in that make you think it could be a repeat of what... Read More
The Emotional and Non-financial Benefits of Homeownership
The Emotional and Non-financial Benefits of Homeownership With higher mortgage rates, you might be wondering if now’s the best time to buy a home. While the financial aspects are important to consider, there are also powerful non-financial reasons it may make sense to make a move. Here are just a few of the benefits that... Read More
The Long Term Benefit of Homeownership
Today’s cooling housing market, the rise in mortgage rates, and mounting economic concerns have some people questioning: should I still buy a home this year? While it’s true this year has unique challenges for homebuyers, it’s important to factor the long-term benefits of homeownership into your decision. Read More