Greg King

Greg King

Realtor ® S.0070665.LLC First Time Buyer Specialist (FTBS), Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource®, Seller Representative Specialist English
5550 Painted Mirage Rd. Ste 140 Las Vegas NV 89149
(702) 767-3454

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Planning to Move You Can Still Secure a Low Mortgage Rate on Your Next Home

By Greg King - May 19, 2021
      This year, mortgage rates have slowly climbed above recent record-breaking lows. Many homeowners planning to move may feel like they’ve missed the chance to score a great rate on their next mortgage. In reality, there’s still time to secure a rate far below the historical norm. Here’s why. After creeping up for seven consecutive weeks, average

How Much Time Do You Need To Save for a Down Payment

By Greg King - May 17, 2021
      One of the biggest hurdles homebuyers face is saving for a down payment. As you’re budgeting and planning for your home purchase, you’ll want to understand how much you’ll need to put down and how long it will take you to get there. The process may actually move faster than you think. Using data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urb

82,338 Great Reason to Buy a Home Today

By Greg King - May 14, 2021
      The financial benefits of buying a home compared to renting one are always up for debate. However, one element of the equation is often ignored – the ability to build wealth as a homeowner. Most experts call home prices to continue appreciating over the next several years. The most recent Home Price Expectation Survey, a survey of over one hundred economists,

Why This Is a Great Year to Sell Your Vacation Home

By Greg King - May 12, 2021
      As vaccines are administered and travel resumes, many of us are beginning to plan for those long-awaited vacations we missed out on over the past year. Some households are focusing their efforts on buying a vacation home rather than staying in a hotel, too. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reports: “Second homes (i.e., homes sol

93% of Americans Believe a Home Is a Better Investment Than Stock

By Greg King - May 10, 2021
    A recent Survey of Consumer Finances study released by the Federal Reserve reveals the net worth of homeowners is forty times greater than that of renters. If you’re wondering if homeownership is a good investment, the study clearly answers that question, and the answer is yes. Do Americans believe a home is a better investment than stocks? In a p

Some Buyers Prefer Smaller Homes

By Greg King - May 07, 2021
    Over the past year, we’ve had plenty of opportunities to reflect on what we consider most important in our lives. The place we call home is one of the biggest things many of us are reevaluating. George Ratiu, Senior Economist at realtor.com, shares: “The very nature of the pandemic, through the health implications, social distancing, an

4 Major Reasons Households in Forbearance Won’t Lose Their Homes to Foreclosure

By Greg King - May 05, 2021
      There has been a lot of discussion as to what will happen once the 2.3 million households currently in forbearance no longer have the program's protection. Some assume there could potentially be millions of foreclosures ready to hit the market. However, four reasons won’t happen. 1. Almost 50% Leave Forbearance Already Caught Up on Payments According to the&nb

Homeownership Is Full of Financial Benefits

By Greg King - May 03, 2021
  A Fannie Mae survey recently revealed some of the most highly-rated benefits of homeownership, which continue to be key drivers in today’s power-packed housing market. Here are the top four financial benefits of owning a home according to consumer respondents: 88% – a better chance of saving for retirement 87% – the best investment plan 85% – t

Don’t Sell on Your Own Just Because It’s a Sellers Market

By G.King - April 30, 2021
    In a sellers’ market, some homeowners might be tempted to try to sell their house on their own (known as For Sale By Owner, or FSBO) instead of working with a trusted real estate professional. When the inventory of homes for sale is as low as today, buyers are eager to snatch up virtually any house that comes to market. This makes it even

Your Tax Refund and Stimulus Savings May Help You Achieve Homeownership This Year

By G.King - April 28, 2021
    If you’re planning to buy a home this year, saving for a down payment is one of the most important steps in the process. One of the best ways to jumpstart your savings is by starting with your tax refund's help. Using data from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), it’s estimated that Americans can expect an average refund of $2,925 wh

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