Our housing market has a lot to offer both buyers and sellers right now. Here are a couple of great real estate guides that explain what you needs to know about the general real estate market. Buy a Home Fall 2021 Sell Your House Fall 2021 If you have any questions about buying or selling ... » Learn More about Thinking of Buying or Selling a Home This Fall?
Are you looking to buy a home? If so, we’ve got good news for you. While there’s no denying the housing market is having a great year, many of the headlines are focused on the perks for sellers. But what about buyers today? As a buyer, you’re likely braving bidding wars and ... » Learn More about Early October is the Sweet Spot for Buyers
If you’ve been in your home for longer than five years, you’re not alone. According to recent data from First American, homeowners are staying put much longer than historical averages (see graph below): As the graph shows, before 2008, homeowners sold their houses after an average of just ... » Learn More about Is It Time To Move on to a New Home?
Some veterans are finding it difficult to obtain a home in today’s market. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “Conventional conforming mortgages (mortgages that conform to guidelines set by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac), accounted for 74% of ... » Learn More about Home Sellers: There Is an Extra Way To Welcome Home Our Veterans
In today’s real estate market, mortgage interest rates are near record lows. If you’ve been in your current home for several years and haven’t refinanced lately, there’s a good chance you have a mortgage with an interest rate higher than today’s average. Here are some options you should ... » Learn More about What You Should Do Before Interest Rates Rise
Last week, Fannie Mae released their Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI). Though the survey showed 77% of respondents believe it’s a “good time to sell,” it also confirms what many are sensing: an increasing number of Americans believe it’s a “bad time to buy” a home. The ... » Learn More about Diving Deep into Today’s Biggest Buyer Concerns
An important factor in today’s market is the number of homes for sale. While inventory levels continue to sit near historic lows, there are indications we may have hit the lowest point we’ll see. Odeta Kushi, Deputy Chief Economist at First American, recently said of our ... » Learn More about Housing Supply Is Rising. What Does That Mean for You?
If you’re thinking of buying a home, there really is no time like the present. With today’s low mortgage rates, you have a great opportunity to get more home for your money. The challenge is inventory. Like you, many buyers want to capitalize on these market conditions, and it’s leading to more ... » Learn More about Home Builders Ramp Up Construction Based on Demand
Our housing market has a lot to offer both buyers and sellers right now. Here are a couple of great real estate guides that explain what you needs to know about the general real estate market. Buy a Home Summer 2021 Sell Your House Summer 2021 If you have any questions about buying or ... » Learn More about Thinking of Buying or Selling a Home This Summer?
The major challenge in today’s housing market is that there are more buyers looking to purchase than there are homes available to buy. Simply put, supply can’t keep up with demand. A normal market has a 6-month supply of homes for sale. Anything over that indicates it’s a buyers’ market, but an ... » Learn More about Hope Is on the Horizon for Today’s Housing Shortage