Are More Homeowners Selling as Mortgage Rates Come Down?

If you’re looking to buy a home, the recent downward trend in mortgage rates is good news because it helps with affordability. But there’s another way this benefits you – it may inspire more homeowners to put their houses up for sale. The Mortgage Rate Lock-In Effect Over the past year, one factor that’s really limited the options [...]

By |2024-02-01T16:35:46+00:00February 1st, 2024|Homeownership, Real Estate, Residential|Comments Off on Are More Homeowners Selling as Mortgage Rates Come Down?

The Perks of Selling Your House When Inventory Is Low

When it comes to selling your house, you’re probably trying to juggle the current market conditions and your own needs as you plan your move. One thing that may be working in your favor is how few homes there are for sale right now. Here’s what you need to know about the current inventory situation and what it means for [...]

By |2023-11-29T14:02:27+00:00November 3rd, 2023|Homeownership, Real Estate, Residential|Comments Off on The Perks of Selling Your House When Inventory Is Low

Should I Sell My House This Fall?

With everything happening in the housing market recently, you might have some questions about selling your house. Here are a few things you might be wondering, and the answers to help you make a confident decision. 1.  Should I Wait To Sell My House? The supply of homes for sale is still low, so we’re [...]

By |2023-10-02T19:16:38+00:00October 2nd, 2023|Homeownership, Residential|Comments Off on Should I Sell My House This Fall?

Explaining Today’s Mortgage Rates

If you’re following mortgage rates because you know they impact your borrowing costs, you may be wondering what the future holds for them. Unfortunately, there’s no easy way to answer that question because mortgage rates are notoriously hard to forecast. But, there’s one thing that’s historically a good indicator of what’ll happen with rates, and that’s the relationship between [...]

By |2023-07-19T15:33:33+00:00July 19th, 2023|Homeownership, Mortgage Rates|Comments Off on Explaining Today’s Mortgage Rates

The Best Time To Sell Your House Is When Others Aren’t Selling

If you’re thinking about selling your house, you should know the number of homes for sale right now is low. That’s because, this season, there are fewer sellers listing their houses for sale than the norm. Looking back at every April since 2017, the only year when fewer sellers listed their homes was in April [...]

By |2023-05-11T19:15:06+00:00May 11th, 2023|Homeownership, Real Estate|Comments Off on The Best Time To Sell Your House Is When Others Aren’t Selling

How Changing Mortgage Rates Can Affect You

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate has been bouncing between 6% and 7% this year. If you’ve been on the fence about whether to buy a home or not, it’s helpful to know exactly how a 1%, or even a 0.5%, mortgage rate shift affects your purchasing power. The chart below helps show the general relationship [...]

By |2023-04-05T18:27:15+00:00April 3rd, 2023|Homeownership, Real Estate, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Changing Mortgage Rates Can Affect You

Why Buying a Home Is a Sound Decision

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you want to know if the decision will be a good one. And for many, that means thinking about what home prices are projected to do in the coming years and how that could impact your investment. This year, we aren’t seeing home prices fall dramatically. As the [...]

By |2023-03-24T15:26:01+00:00March 24th, 2023|Homeownership, Residential|Comments Off on Why Buying a Home Is a Sound Decision

Rising Mortgage Rates

Over the last few weeks, mortgage rates have started to rise in recent weeks. This is concerning to some potential homebuyers as the combination of higher mortgage rates and higher prices have made homes less affordable. So, if you’re planning to purchase a home this year, you too may be wondering if now’s the right time to buy [...]

By |2023-05-12T18:03:13+00:00March 1st, 2023|Homeownership, Real Estate, Residential|Comments Off on Rising Mortgage Rates

Should You Consider Buying a Newly Built Home?

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you might be focusing on previously owned ones. But with so few houses for sale today, it makes sense to consider all your options, and that includes a home that’s newly built. The Number of Newly Built Homes Is on the Rise While there are more houses for sale [...]

By |2023-02-20T18:16:40+00:00February 20th, 2023|Homeownership, Real Estate, Residential|Comments Off on Should You Consider Buying a Newly Built Home?

3 Best Practices for Selling Your House This Year

A new year brings with it the opportunity for new experiences. If that resonates with you because you’re considering making a move, you’re likely juggling a mix of excitement over your next home and a sense of attachment to your current one. A great way to ease some of those emotions and ensure you’re feeling confident [...]

By |2023-01-05T14:47:35+00:00January 5th, 2023|Homeownership, Real Estate, Residential, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 3 Best Practices for Selling Your House This Year
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