When it comes to the current housing market, there are multiple misconceptions – from what the current supply of available homes looks like to how much houses are selling for. … [Read more...] about Fact or Fiction: Homebuyer Edition [INFOGRAPHIC]
First Time Home Buyers
As rent prices continue to soar, many renters want to know what they can do to get ready to buy their first home. According to recent data from ApartmentList.com: … [Read more...] about What You Can Do Right Now To Prepare for Homeownership
There are many non-financial benefits of buying your own home. However, today’s headlines seem to be focusing primarily on the financial aspects of homeownership – specifically affordability. Many articles are making the claim that it’s not affordable to buy a home in today’s market, but that isn’t … [Read more...] about If Housing Affordability Is About the Money, Don’t Forget This.
Mortgage rates are hovering near record lows, and that’s good news for today’s homebuyers. The graph below shows mortgage rates dating back to 2016 and where today falls by comparison. … [Read more...] about What Do Experts Say About Today’s Mortgage Rates?
With a housing market this competitive, sometimes you have to think outside the box. … [Read more...] about Options for First-Time Homebuyers [INFOGRAPHIC]
If you’re thinking of buying a home but wondering if waiting a few years will save you in the long run, think again. … [Read more...] about Waiting To Buy a Home Could Cost You [INFOGRAPHIC]
Buyers hoping for more homes to choose from may be in luck as housing inventory begins to rise. Many experts agree – new sellers listing their homes is great news for buyers and the overall market. … [Read more...] about Experts Agree: Options Are Improving for Buyers [INFOGRAPHIC]
Last week, Fannie Mae released their Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI). Though the survey showed 77% of respondents believe it’s a “good time to sell,” it also confirms what many are sensing: an increasing number of Americans believe it’s a “bad time to buy” a home. The percentage of those … [Read more...] about Diving Deep into Today’s Biggest Buyer Concerns
Today’s sellers’ market provides unique challenges—and benefits—for buyers. Some Highlights Today’s sellers’ market provides unique challenges—and benefits—for buyers. Current low interest rates won’t last forever, and home prices are forecast to rise. If you’re a homebuyer, hang in … [Read more...] about Homebuyers: Hang in There [INFOGRAPHIC]
You may have been told that it’s important to get pre-approved at the beginning of the homebuying process, but what does that really mean, and why is it so important? Especially in today’s market, with rising home prices and high buyer competition, it’s crucial to have a clear understanding of your … [Read more...] about Pre-Approval Makes All the Difference When Buying a Home