Becoming financially secure is an important goal for many people today, but some don’t realize just how much homeownership can help them achieve that dream. A recent report, The Journey Toward Financial Freedom, surveys Americans about their perspective on financial wellness and their goals. It shows there may be a significant … [Read more...] about The Difference in Net Worth Between Homeowners and Renters Is Widening
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. Generally speaking, when rates are low, you can afford more home for your money. That’s why experts across the industry agree – today’s low … [Read more...] about What Do Experts Say About Today’s Mortgage Rates?
In today’s sellers’ market, you’re set up to win big when you list your house. That’s because homes are selling fast, receiving 4.4 offers on average and often selling above the asking price. Then, when you buy your next home, you’ll also win by addressing your changing needs and taking advantage of near historic-low mortgage … [Read more...] about Sellers are in a Sweet Spot
If you’re thinking of selling your house but don’t know what you should buy, you have options. Existing homes offer a wide variety of home styles, an established neighborhood, and lived-in charm. Meanwhile, new home construction lets you create your perfect home, cash in on energy efficiency, and minimize repairs. Whether … [Read more...] about Ready to sell but don’t know where to go?
If you’re holding out on buying a home based on prices, you might not want to wait much longer. Experts forecast prices will continue appreciating as the year progresses, which means the longer you wait, the more your home will cost you. There’s no time like the present to purchase your home. DM me today so we can talk through … [Read more...] about Don’t Hold Out on Buying a Home
If you’re a prospective buyer or seller, it’s important to understand the current real estate market conditions and how they affect you. The Counselors of Real Estate (CRE) just released its Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate report. Here are three hot topics from the list and how they impact today’s housing … [Read more...] about 3 Hot Topics in the Housing Market Right Now
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. Although the supply increases are modest, more homes means more options for buyers. A rise in inventory may also help slow … [Read more...] about Options Are Improving For Home Buyers
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 there. Homeownership improves your quality of life, and the long-term benefits outweigh the short-term challenges. Meter … [Read more...] about Today’s market presents challenges and benefits for buyers