Top 5 Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Professional When Buying Or Selling!

Whether you are buying or selling a home it can be quite the adventure, which is why you need an experienced real estate professional to guide you on the path to achieving your ultimate goal. But in this world of instant gratification and internet searches, many sellers think that they can ‘For Sale by Owner’ or ‘FSBO.’ The 5 reasons… Read More Top 5 Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Professional When Buying Or Selling!

Freddie Mac: Rising Mortgage Rates DO NOT Lead To Falling Home Prices

Recently, Freddie Mac published an Insight Report titled Nowhere to go but up? How increasing mortgage rates could affect housing. The report focused on the impact the projected rise in mortgage rates might have on the housing market this year. Many believe that an increase in mortgage rates will cause a slowdown in purchases which would, in turn, lead to… Read More Freddie Mac: Rising Mortgage Rates DO NOT Lead To Falling Home Prices

Homeownership: “The Reports Of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated”

The famous quote by Mark Twain in the title of this article can be used to describe homeownership in America today. Last week, the Census revealed that the percentage of homeowners in the country increased for the first time in thirteen years. A story in the Wall Street Journal gave these new homeownership numbers some context: “The annual increase marks a crucial… Read More Homeownership: “The Reports Of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated”

How Rising Prices Will Help You Build Family Wealth In 2018

How Rising Prices Will Help You Build Family Wealth In 2018   Over the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate on average by 3.35% per year and to grow by 24.34% cumulatively, according to Pulsenomics’ most recent Home Price Expectation Survey. So, what does this mean for homeowners and their equity position? As an example, let’s… Read More How Rising Prices Will Help You Build Family Wealth In 2018

Buying A Home Can Be Scary Dont Let A Mortgage Scare You Away…

A considerable number of potential buyers shy away from jumping into the real estate market due to their uncertainty about the buying process. A specific cause for concern tends to be mortgage qualification. For many, the mortgage process can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be! In order to qualify in today’s market, you’ll… Read More Buying A Home Can Be Scary Dont Let A Mortgage Scare You Away…

Where Are Home Prices Heading In The Next 5 Years?

  Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey. Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a nationwide panel of over one hundred economists, real estate experts, and investment & market strategists about where they believe prices are headed over the next five years.… Read More Where Are Home Prices Heading In The Next 5 Years?

Hey, Millennial Homeowners! It May Be Time To Sell.

  Contrary to what many believe, Millennials are not the ‘renter’ generation. Millennials purchased a larger percentage (34%) of homes in the U.S. than any other age group in 2017 and the most recent Census Bureau report shows that the homeownership rate among Millennials is finally on the rise. Many Millennials took advantage of post housing crash prices… Read More Hey, Millennial Homeowners! It May Be Time To Sell.