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]
There are many headlines out there that claim we’re reverting to a more normal real estate market. That would indicate the housing market is returning to the pre-pandemic numbers we saw from 2015-2019. But that’s not happening. The market is still extremely vibrant as demand is still strong even … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Today’s Housing Market Is Anything but Normal
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]
One of the major questions real estate experts are asking today is whether prospective homebuyers still believe purchasing a home makes sense. Some claim rapidly rising home prices are impacting demand and, by extension, leading to the recent slowdown in sales activity. … [Read more...] about Real Estate: It’s Still a Lack of Supply, Not a Lack of Demand
In today’s sellers’ market, you’re set up to win big when you list your house. … [Read more...] about Sellers Are in a Sweet Spot [INFOGRAPHIC]
There are many headlines about how housing affordability is declining. The headlines are correct: it’s less affordable to purchase a home today than it was a year ago. However, it’s important to give this trend context. Is it less expensive to buy a house today than it was in 2005? What about 1995? … [Read more...] about Are Houses Less Affordable Than They Were in Past Decades?
In April, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) posted an article, Home Buyers’ Preferences Shift Towards New Construction, which reported: … [Read more...] about Surprising Shift Favors Homeowners: Buyers Now Prefer Existing Homes