It’s impossible to research the subject of buying a home without coming across a headline declaring that the fall in home affordability is a crisis. However, when we add context to the most recent affordability statistics, we soon realize that, though homes are less affordable than they have been … [Read more...] about Important Distinction: Homes Are Less Affordable, Not Unaffordable
If you’re looking to buy or sell a house, chances are you’ve heard talk about today’s rising home prices. And while this increase in home values is great news for sellers, you may be wondering what the future holds. Will prices continue to rise with time, or should you expect them to fall? … [Read more...] about What Does the Future Hold for Home Prices?
The best advice carries across multiple areas of life. When it comes to homebuying, a few simple tips can help you stay on track. … [Read more...] about Homebuyer Tips for Finding the One [INFOGRAPHIC]
As you follow the news, you’re likely seeing headlines discussing what’s going on in today’s housing market. Chances are high that some of the more recent storylines you’ve come across mention terms like cooling or slowing when talking about where the market is headed. … [Read more...] about What Do Past Years Tell Us About Today’s Real Estate Market?
The last 18 months changed what many buyers are looking for in a home. Recently, the American Institute of Architects released their AIA Home Design Trends Survey results for Q3 2021. The survey reveals the following: … [Read more...] about The Big Question: Should You Renovate or Move?
Today’s strong sellers’ market is the direct result of high demand and low supply. … [Read more...] about What’s Causing Today’s Competitive Real Estate Market? [INFOGRAPHIC]
There’s a well-known economic theory – the law of supply and demand – that explains what’s happening with prices in the current real estate market. Put simply, when demand for an item is high, prices rise. When the supply of the item increases, prices fall. Of course, when demand is very high and … [Read more...] about What Do Supply and Demand Tell Us About Today’s Housing Market?
Every Thursday, Freddie Mac releases the results of their Primary Mortgage Market Survey which reveals the most recent movement in the 30-year fixed mortgage rate. Last week, the rate was announced as 3.01%. It was the first time in three months that the mortgage rate surpassed 3%. In a press … [Read more...] about The Main Key To Understanding the Rise in Mortgage Rates
When deciding whether you should rent or buy, make sure you’re considering these factors. … [Read more...] about Reasons Renters Buy [INFOGRAPHIC]
If you’re on the fence about whether or not you want to sell your house this year, there’s good news. Real estate professionals are highly experienced in how to sell houses safely during the pandemic. Over the last year, agents have adopted new technologies and safety measures designed to keep you … [Read more...] about Why It’s Still Safe To Sell Your Home