Why There Won’t Be a Flood of Foreclosures Coming to the Housing Market

Monday, December 5th, 2022

With the rapid shift that’s happened in the housing market this year, some people are raising concerns that we’re destined for a repeat of the crash we saw in 2008. But in truth, there are many key differences between what’s happening today and the bubble in the early 2000s. One of the reasons this isn’t like the […]

What You Want To Know If You’re Pursuing Your Dream of Homeownership

Thursday, December 1st, 2022

If you’re a young adult, you may be thinking about your goals and priorities for the months and years ahead. And if homeownership ranks high on your goal sheet, you’re in good company. Many of your peers are also pursuing their dream of owning a home. The 2022 Millennial & Gen Z Borrower Sentiment Report from Maxwell says: “Many young adults […]

Your House Could Be the #1 Item on a Homebuyer’s Wish List During the Holidays

Monday, November 28th, 2022

Each year, homeowners planning to make a move are faced with a decision: sell their house during the holidays or wait. And others who have already listed their homes may think about removing their listings and waiting until the new year to go back on the market. The truth is many buyers want to purchase a home for the […]

Mortgage Rates Will Come Down, It’s Just a Matter of Time

Monday, November 21st, 2022

This past year, rising mortgage rates have slowed the red-hot housing market. Over the past nine months, we’ve seen fewer homes sold than the previous month as home price growth has slowed. All of this is due to the fact that the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate has doubled this year, severely limiting homebuying power for […]

Thankful & Grateful!

Friday, November 18th, 2022

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Top Questions About Selling Your Home This Winter

Thursday, November 17th, 2022

There’s no denying the housing market is undergoing a shift this season, and that may leave you with some questions about whether it still makes sense to sell your house. Here are three of the top questions you may be asking – and the data that helps answer them – so you can make a confident […]

Home Equity: A Source of Strength for Homeowners Today

Monday, November 14th, 2022

Experts agree there’s no chance of a large-scale foreclosure crisis like we saw back in 2008, and that’s good news for the housing market. As Mark Fleming, Chief Economist at First American, says: “. . . don’t expect a housing bust like the mid-2000s, as lending standards in this housing cycle have been much tighter and homeowners have historically […]

Thank You For Your Service

Friday, November 11th, 2022

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What’s Ahead for Mortgage Rates and Home Prices?

Thursday, November 10th, 2022

Now that the end of 2022 is within sight, you may be wondering what’s going to happen in the housing market next year and what that may mean if you’re thinking about buying a home. Here’s a look at the latest expert insights on both mortgage rates and home prices so you can make your best […]

Key Factors Affecting Home Affordability Today

Monday, November 7th, 2022

Every time there’s a news segment about the housing market, we hear about the affordability challenges buyers are facing today. Those headlines are focused on how much mortgage rates have climbed this year. And while it’s true rates have risen dramatically, it’s important to remember they aren’t the only factor in the affordability equation. Here […]