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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

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

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

Buyer and Seller Perks in Today’s Housing Market

By G.King - April 21, 2021
  Right now, the housing market is full of outstanding opportunities for both buyers and sellers. Whether you’re thinking of buying your first home, moving up to a bigger one, or selling so you can downsize this spring; there are perks today that are powering big moves for people across the country. Here are the top two to keep on the radar this season. The Biggest Perk fo

What It Means To Be in a Sellers’ Market

By G.King - April 19, 2021
  If you’ve given even a casual thought to selling your house shortly, this is the time to really think seriously about making a move. Here’s why this season is the ultimate sellers’ market and the optimal time to make sure your house is available for buyers who are looking for homes to purchase. The latest Existing Home Sales Report&nb

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