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]
Even though experts agree there’s no chance of a large-scale foreclosure crisis, there are a number of homeowners who may be coming face-to-face with foreclosure as a possibility. And while the overall percentage of homeowners at risk is decreasing with time (see graph below), that’s little comfort … [Read more...] about Understand Your Options To Avoid Foreclosure
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
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.
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]
In the current sellers’ market, many homeowners wonder what, if anything, needs to be remodeled before they list their house. That’s where a trusted real estate professional comes in. They can help you think through today’s market conditions and how they impact what you should – and shouldn’t – … [Read more...] about The Best Use of Time (and Money) When It Comes to Renovations
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?
Home prices continue to rise as we move through the summer, and that’s good news for sellers who are looking to maximize their home’s potential. If you’re on the fence about whether to list your house now or later, the question you should really ask is: will this price appreciation last? … [Read more...] about Sellers: Make Today’s Home Price Appreciation Work for You
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]