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Sep02, 2022

Here’s Why It’s Still a Sellers’ Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |September 2, 2022|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Infographic, Sellers|Tags: , |Comments Off on Here’s Why It’s Still a Sellers’ Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights While buyer demand has moderated and housing supply has grown in recent months, it’s still a sellers’ market because inventory is low. The latest data shows sellers continue to benefit from serious buyers and competitive offers. In July, the average home received 2.8 offers and 39% sold over the [...]

Sep01, 2022

What’s Actually Happening with Home Prices Today?

By |September 1, 2022|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Sellers|Tags: , |Comments Off on What’s Actually Happening with Home Prices Today?

One of the biggest questions people are asking right now is: what’s happening with home prices? There are headlines about ongoing price appreciation, but at the same time, some sellers are reducing the price of their homes. That can feel confusing and makes it more difficult [...]

Aug29, 2022

A Trusted Real Estate Advisor Provides Expert Advice

By |August 29, 2022|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Sellers, Topic|Tags: , |Comments Off on A Trusted Real Estate Advisor Provides Expert Advice

If you’re a homeowner or are planning to become one soon, you’re probably looking for clear information about today’s housing market. And if you’ve turned to the news or even just read headlines recently, you might feel like you’re left with more questions than answers. The best way [...]

Aug26, 2022

What Does a Recession Mean for the Housing Market? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |August 26, 2022|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Sellers, Topic|Tags: , |Comments Off on What Does a Recession Mean for the Housing Market? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights If you’re wondering what a potential recession could mean for the housing market, here’s what history tells us. In four of the last six recessions, home prices actually appreciated, only falling during the early 90s and the housing crash in 2008. Mortgage rates, though, declined during each of the previous recessions. If you [...]

Jul25, 2022

Think Home Prices Are Going To Fall? Think Again

By |July 25, 2022|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Sellers|Tags: , |Comments Off on Think Home Prices Are Going To Fall? Think Again

Over the last two years, the rate of home prices appreciated at a dramatic pace. While that led to incredible equity gains for homeowners, it’s also caused some buyers to wonder if home prices will fall. It’s important to know the housing market isn’t a bubble about to burst, [...]

Jul18, 2022

Wondering Where You’ll Move if You Sell Your House Today?

By |July 18, 2022|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Sellers|Tags: , |Comments Off on Wondering Where You’ll Move if You Sell Your House Today?

If you put a pause on your home search because you weren’t sure where you’d go once you sold your house, it might be a good time to get back into the market. That’s because today’s market is undergoing a shift, and the supply of homes for sale [...]

Jul11, 2022

The Drop in Mortgage Rates Brings Good News for Homebuyers

By |July 11, 2022|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Topic|Comments Off on The Drop in Mortgage Rates Brings Good News for Homebuyers

Over the past few weeks, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac fell by half a percent. The drop happened over concerns about a potential recession. And since mortgage rates have risen dramatically this year, homebuyers across the country should see this decline as welcome news. Freddie Mac reports that [...]

Jul02, 2022

Real Estate Consistently Voted Best Investment [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |July 2, 2022|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Infographic, Sellers, Topic|Tags: , |Comments Off on Real Estate Consistently Voted Best Investment [INFOGRAPHIC]

  Some Highlights Based on a recent Gallup poll, real estate has been rated the best long-term investment for nine years in a row. Owning real estate is more than just a place to call home. It’s also an investment in your future. That’s because it’s typically a stable and secure [...]

Jun27, 2022

Two Reasons Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t a Bubble

By |June 27, 2022|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Real Estate Articles, Sellers, Topic|Tags: , |Comments Off on Two Reasons Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t a Bubble

You may be reading headlines and hearing talk about a potential housing bubble or a crash, but it’s important to understand that the data and expert opinions tell a different story. A recent survey from Pulsenomics asked over one hundred housing market experts and real estate economists if they [...]

Jun24, 2022

Why an Agent Is Essential When Pricing Your House [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |June 24, 2022|Categories: 55+, Real Estate Articles, Sellers, Topic|Tags: , |Comments Off on Why an Agent Is Essential When Pricing Your House [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights When it comes to pricing your house, there’s a lot to consider. The only way to ensure you price it right is by partnering with a local real estate professional. To find the best price, your agent balances current market demand, the values of [...]

Jun23, 2022

The Average Homeowner Gained $64K in Equity over the Past Year

By |June 23, 2022|Categories: 55+, Buyers, First Time Home Buyers, Real Estate Articles, Sellers, Topic|Tags: , |Comments Off on The Average Homeowner Gained $64K in Equity over the Past Year

If you own a home, your net worth likely just got a big boost thanks to rising home equity. Equity is the current value of your home minus what you owe on the loan. And today, based on recent home price appreciation, you’re building that equity far faster [...]

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