Greg King

Greg King

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Is Home Price Appreciation Accelerating Again

By Greg King - May 28, 2021
      At the beginning of the year, industry forecasts called for home price appreciation to slow to about half of the double-digit increase we saw last year. The thinking was that inventory would increase from record-low levels and put an end to the bidding wars that have driven home prices up over the past twelve months. However, that increase in inventory has yet t

Will the Housing Market Maintain Its Momentum?

By Greg King - May 26, 2021
      Last week’s Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows sales have dropped by 3.7% compared to the month before. This is the second consecutive month that sales have slumped. Some see this as evidence that the red-hot real estate market may be cooling. However, there could also be a simple explanation of why e

4 Tips to Maximize the Sale of Your House Now

By Greg King - May 24, 2021
    Homeowners ready to make a move are definitely in a great position to sell today. Housing inventory is meager, driving up buyer competition. This gives homeowners leverage to sell for the best possible terms, and it’s fueling a steady rise in home prices. In such a hot market, houses are selling quickly. According to the National Association of Realtors 

Do not Be Fooled by Remarkable Real Estate Headlines

By Greg King - May 21, 2021
      Don’t be impressed by the headlines reporting year-over-year housing numbers for the next several months (data covering March, April, May, and June). The data will most likely show eye-popping one-year increases. While the year-over-year jumps will certainly be striking, consumers should take these numbers with a grain of salt, as the situation highlights a short-t

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, shares: “The very nature of the pandemic, through the health implications, social distancing, an




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