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  • Mortgage Rates & Payments by Decade [INFOGRAPHIC] August 14, 2020
    Some Highlights Sometimes it helps to see the dollars and cents you’ll save when you purchase a home while mortgage rates are low. Today’s low rates mean it’s less expensive to borrow money, so the savings over the life of your loan is significant. Let’s connect to determine the best way to position your family […]
  • Homes Are More Affordable Right Now Than They Have Been in Years August 13, 2020
    Today, home prices are appreciating. When we hear prices are going up, it’s normal to think a home will cost more as the trend continues. The way the housing market is positioned today, however, low mortgage rates are actually making homes more affordable, even as prices rise. Here’s why. According to the Mortgage Monitor Report […]
  • Why Foreclosures Won’t Crush the Housing Market Next Year August 12, 2020
    With the strength of the current housing market growing every day and more Americans returning to work, a faster-than-expected recovery in the housing sector is already well underway. Regardless, many are still asking the question: will we see a wave of foreclosures as a result of the current crisis? Thankfully, research shows the number of […]
  • Current Buyer & Seller Perks in the Housing Market August 11, 2020
    Today’s housing market is making a truly impressive turnaround, and it’s also setting up some outstanding opportunities for buyers and sellers. Whether you’re thinking of buying or selling a home this year, there are perks today that are rarely available, and definitely worth looking into. Here are the top two. The Biggest Perk for Buyers: […]
  • The Latest Unemployment Report: Slow and Steady Improvement August 10, 2020
    Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its latest Employment Situation Summary. Going into the release, the expert consensus was for 1.58 million jobs to be added in July, and for the unemployment rate to fall to 10.5%. When the official report came out, it revealed that 1.8 million jobs were added, and […]
  • 2020 Homebuyer Preferences [INFOGRAPHIC] August 7, 2020
    Some Highlights A recent study from HarrisX shows the current health crisis isn’t slowing down today’s homebuyers. Many buyers are accelerating their timelines to take advantage of low mortgage rates and staying home has enabled some to save more money to put toward a down payment. Let’s connect today if your needs have recently changed […]
  • How Is Remote Work Changing Homebuyer Needs? August 6, 2020
    With more companies figuring out how to efficiently and effectively enable their employees to work remotely (and for longer than most of us initially expected), homeowners throughout the country are re-evaluating their needs. Do I still need to live close to my company’s office building? Do I need a larger home with more office space? […]
  • Why Homeowners Have Great Selling Power Today August 5, 2020
    We’re sitting in an optimal moment in time for homeowners who are ready to sell their houses and make a move this year. Today’s homeowners are, on average, staying in their homes longer than they used to, and this is one factor driving increased homeowner equity. When equity grows, selling a house becomes increasingly desirable. […]