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February 2023

How Experts Can Help Close the Gap in Today’s Homeownership Rate

2023-02-07T14:00:26+00:00

As we celebrate Black History Month, we reflect on the past and present experiences of Black Americans. This includes the path toward investing in a home of their own. And while equitable access to housing has come a long way, homeownership can be a steeper climb for households of color. It’s an important experience to [...]

How Experts Can Help Close the Gap in Today’s Homeownership Rate 2023-02-07T14:00:26+00:00

The Top Reasons for Selling Your House

2023-02-06T13:58:32+00:00

Many of today’s homeowners bought or refinanced their homes during the pandemic when mortgage rates were at history-making lows. Since rates doubled in 2022, some of those homeowners put their plans to move on hold, not wanting to lose the low mortgage rate they have on their current house. And while today’s rates have started [...]

The Top Reasons for Selling Your House 2023-02-06T13:58:32+00:00

You May Not Need as Much as You Think for Your Down Payment 

2023-02-03T14:01:59+00:00

Some Highlights Many people believe you need to put down 20% of the purchase price when you buy a home. But recent homebuyers actually put down far less on their purchase. And with programs like FHA loans, VA loans, and USDA loans, some qualified buyers are able to put down as little as 0-3.5%. Let’s connect to make sure you have a [...]

You May Not Need as Much as You Think for Your Down Payment  2023-02-03T14:01:59+00:00

Experts Forecast a Turnaround in the Housing Market in 2023

2023-02-02T14:05:01+00:00

The housing market has gone through a lot of change recently, and much of that was a result of how quickly mortgage rates rose last year. Now, as we move through 2023, there are signs things are finally going to turn around. Home price appreciation is slowing from the recent frenzy, mortgage rates are coming down, inflation is easing, and [...]

Experts Forecast a Turnaround in the Housing Market in 2023 2023-02-02T14:05:01+00:00

Should You Rent Your House or Sell It?

2023-02-01T13:18:04+00:00

If you’re a homeowner ready to make a move, you may be thinking about using your current house as a short-term rental property instead of selling it. A short-term rental (STR) is typically offered as an alternative to a hotel, and they’re an investment that’s gained popularity in recent years. According to a Harris Poll survey, 28% of homeowners have considered [...]

Should You Rent Your House or Sell It? 2023-02-01T13:18:04+00:00

January 2023

Lower Mortgage Rates Are Bringing Buyers Back to the Market

2023-01-31T14:14:27+00:00

As mortgage rates rose last year, activity in the housing market slowed down. And as a result, homes started seeing fewer offers and stayed on the market longer. That meant some homeowners decided to press pause on selling. Now, however, rates are beginning to come down—and buyers are starting to reenter the market. In fact, the latest [...]

Lower Mortgage Rates Are Bringing Buyers Back to the Market 2023-01-31T14:14:27+00:00

Where Will You Go If You Sell? You Have Options.

2023-01-30T14:29:27+00:00

There are plenty of good reasons you might be ready to move. No matter your motivations, before you list your current house, you need to consider where you’ll go next. In today’s market, it makes sense to explore all your options. That includes both homes that have been lived in before as well as newly built ones. [...]

Where Will You Go If You Sell? You Have Options. 2023-01-30T14:29:27+00:00