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How to Know You’re Ready to Buy a Home

Buying a home is a long-term financial commitment. So, it’s important to know whether you're ready to buy a home, or if you should continue to rent. Buying vs. Renting A major benefit of owning a home is the accumulation of equity. A portion of every mortgage payment, in most [...]

2020-08-17T22:12:59+00:00July 28th, 2020|Home Buying|

Home Sales Accelerate Quickly in Some Markets

In late June, Zillow published a market research report detailing the sudden fall and subsequent rise of the 2020 U.S. housing market. 2019 Market Trends The real estate market in 2019 built up momentum that many analysts expected to carry through into 2020. Homes nationally were listed for shorter periods [...]

2020-08-17T21:49:03+00:00July 1st, 2020|Housing Market|

Real Estate Inspections: Safety, Structure, and Sanitary.

A long time ago a real estate tycoon said, “The three most important things about real estate are location, location, location.” The adage tells us that no matter how nice a house or building may be, the location will determine if it’s a good investment. Today, Nick Catchur, a real estate [...]

2020-07-01T18:59:57+00:00July 1st, 2020|Inspections|

7 Most Popular Home Styles Across the U.S.

When buying a home, most homebuyers won’t make the investment unless they sense a connection to the property. Even with the ability to change the decor, it’s no surprise that many buyers consider home styles before looking at a home. According to a recent Redfin study, seven home styles are [...]

2020-02-15T21:29:24+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Home Styles|

Coming Boom of Housing Inventory as Baby Boomers Retire

As the Baby Boomer generation steadily heads towards retirement, housing inventory and the real estate market on a whole will be transformed. With a flow of homes predicted to hit the market in the next ten years, it will improve the shortage of homes in several areas across the U.S. [...]

2020-02-15T16:39:18+00:00December 23rd, 2019|Housing Market|

Millennials Want to Buy Single-Family Homes

Recent market research conducted by Eyeonhousing.org suggested that 75 percent of Millennials want to buy single-family homes. And although the same study showed that 79 percent of the Generation X population and 78 percent of Boomers also wanted to purchase single-family homes, other data collected by Forbes revealed the generational [...]

2020-02-15T17:32:06+00:00December 17th, 2019|Housing Market|

2020 Housing Market Predictions

In 2018, the housing market witnessed what experts referred to as a cool-down. This came from mortgage rates reaching upwards of 5%, and even more in some areas of the country. However, despite predictions that 2019 would continue a trend of rising mortgage rates, the opposite happened, and instead, rates [...]

2020-02-15T21:07:46+00:00December 9th, 2019|Housing Market|

U.S. Housing Market: Inventory Down as Prices Rise

Recent market research suggests the U.S. housing market is experiencing a decline in inventory. Yet, the average price of properties sold is rising. According to the latest figures published by Realtor.com, national inventory decreased by 6.9 percent year-over-year, while 50 of the largest metros declined by 5.3 percent. The Decline [...]

2020-02-15T17:35:58+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Housing Market|
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