Market

February 2, 2023

Experts Forecast a Turnaround in the Housing Market in 2023

The housing market has gone through a lot of change recently, and much of that was a result of how quickly mortgage rates rose last year.
February 1, 2023

Should You Rent Your House or Sell It?

If you’re a homeowner ready to make a move, you may be thinking about using your current house as a short-term rental property instead of selling it.
January 26, 2023

Why You Shouldn’t Fear Today’s Foreclosure Headlines

The reality is, the data shows a foreclosure crisis is not where the market is headed, and understanding what that really means is mission-critical if you want to know the truth about what’s happening today.
January 25, 2023

The 3 Factors That Affect Home Affordability

But according to experts, the key factors that determine housing affordability are projected to improve this year.
January 19, 2023

Have Home Values Hit Bottom?

News stories are talking about home prices falling, and that’s raising concerns about a repeat of what happened to prices in the crash in 2008.
January 18, 2023

Think Twice Before Waiting for 3% Mortgage Rates

Today, the rate of inflation is starting to drop. And as a result, mortgage rates have dipped below last year’s peak.
January 17, 2023

What Past Recessions Tell Us About the Housing Market

It doesn’t matter if you’re someone who closely follows the economy or not, chances are you’ve heard whispers of an upcoming recession.
January 12, 2023

Today’s Housing Market Is Nothing Like 15 Years Ago

There’s no doubt today’s housing market is very different than the frenzied one from the past couple of years. While there may be a few similarities, when looking at key variables now compared to the last housing cycle, there are significant differences.
January 11, 2023

The Truth About Negative Home Equity Headlines

You may have heard there’s a growing number of homeowners with negative equity. But don’t let those headlines scare you.
January 10, 2023

What Experts Are Saying About the 2023 Housing Market

In 2022, the market underwent a major shift as economic uncertainty and higher mortgage rates reduced buyer demand, slowed the pace of home sales, and moderated home prices. But what about 2023?
January 2, 2023

What Are Your Goals in the Housing Market This Year?

If buying or selling a home is part of your dreams for 2023, it’s essential for you to understand today’s housing market, define your goals, and work with industry experts to bring your homeownership vision for the new year into focus.
December 30, 2022

Planning To Sell Your House? It’s Critical To Hire a Pro.

With higher mortgage rates and moderating buyer demand, conditions in the housing market are different today.
December 27, 2022

Confused About What’s Going on in the Housing Market? Lean on a Professional.

If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home, you probably want to know what’s really happening with home prices, mortgage rates, housing supply, and more.
December 21, 2022

What To Expect From the Housing Market in 2023

The 2022 housing market has been defined by two key things: inflation and rapidly rising mortgage rates. And in many ways, it’s put the market into a reset position.
December 19, 2022

Mortgage Rates Are Dropping. What Does That Mean for You?

Compared to the beginning of 2022, rates have risen dramatically. Now they’re dropping, and that has to do with everything happening in the economy.
December 16, 2022

2023 Housing Market Forecast

From home sales to prices, the 2023 housing market will be defined by mortgage rates. And where rates go depends on what happens with inflation.
December 15, 2022

Planning to Retire? It Could Be Time To Make a Move.

Fortunately, you may be in a better position to make a move than you realize. Here are a few things to think about when making that decision.
December 6, 2022

What’s Going on with Home Prices? Ask a Professional.

If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home this year, you may have questions about what’s happening with home prices today as the market cools.
December 5, 2022

Prioritizing Your Wants and Needs as a Homebuyer in Today’s Market

As you set out to make a purchase this winter, you’ll need to be strategic so you can find a home that meets your needs and budget.
December 1, 2022

Why There Won’t Be a Flood of Foreclosures Coming to the Housing Market

One of the reasons this isn’t like the last time is the number of foreclosures in the market is much lower now. Here’s a look at why there won’t be a wave of foreclosures flooding the market.
November 30, 2022

3 Ways You Can Use Your Home Equity

As you weigh your options, especially in the face of inflation and talk of a recession, it’s important to understand your assets and how you can leverage them.
November 3, 2022

Sell Your House Before the Holidays

As you look ahead to the winter season, you’re likely making plans and thinking about what you want to achieve before the year ends.
October 26, 2022

3 Graphs Showing Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t Like 2008

With all the headlines and talk in the media about the shift in the housing market, you might be thinking this is a housing bubble.
October 25, 2022

What Happens to Housing when There’s a Recession?

While there’s some debate around whether we’re officially in a recession right now, the good news is experts say a recession today would likely be mild and the economy would rebound quickly.
October 20, 2022

What’s Ahead for Home Prices?

As the housing market cools in response to the dramatic rise in mortgage rates, home price appreciation is cooling as well.
October 19, 2022

Should You Still Buy a Home with the Latest News About Inflation?

While the Federal Reserve is working hard to bring down inflation, the latest data shows the inflation rate is still high, remaining around 8%.
October 18, 2022

The Latest on Supply and Demand in Housing

Over the past two years, the substantial imbalance of low housing supply and high buyer demand pushed home sales and buyer competition to new heights.
October 11, 2022

What Are Experts Saying About the Fall Housing Market?

The housing market is rapidly changing from the peak frenzy it saw over the past two years. That means you probably have questions about what your […]
October 6, 2022

Two Questions Every Homebuyer Should Ask Themselves Right Now

Saving for your down payment is an important first step on your homebuying journey. Let’s connect today and make sure you have a trusted lender to help explore your options.
October 4, 2022

The Cost of Waiting for Mortgage Rates To Go Down

Mortgage rates have increased significantly in recent weeks. And that may mean you have questions about what this means for you if you’re planning to buy a home.
October 3, 2022

How To Prep Your House for Sale This Fall

Today’s housing market is different than it was just a few months ago. And if you’re thinking about selling your house, that may leave you wondering what you need to do differently as a result.
September 27, 2022

How an Expert Can Help You Understand Inflation & Mortgage Rates

If you’re following today’s housing market, you know two of the top issues consumers face are inflation and mortgage rates. Let’s take a look at each […]
September 26, 2022

The True Strength of Homeowners Today

The real estate market is on just about everyone’s mind these days. That’s because the unsustainable market of the past two years is behind us, and […]
September 22, 2022

What Experts Say Will Happen with Home Prices Next Year

Experts are calling for home prices to appreciate next year, although at a slower pace than the previous three years.
September 14, 2022

Is the Real Estate Market Slowing Down, or Is This a Housing Bubble?

While some overheated markets may experience price depreciation in the short term, according to experts, the national real estate market will appreciate in the coming year.
September 7, 2022

Expert Forecasts on Mortgage Rates

If you’ve been thinking of buying a home, you may have been watching what’s happened with mortgage rates over the past year.
September 3, 2022

Here’s Why It’s Still a Sellers’ Market

The latest data shows sellers continue to benefit from serious buyers and competitive offers. In July, the average home received 2.8 offers and 39% sold over the asking price.
August 30, 2022

What’s Actually Happening with Home Prices Today?

The big takeaway is home prices haven’t fallen or depreciated nationwide, they’re just decelerating or moderating.
August 24, 2022

Why Today’s Housing Inventory Proves the Market Isn’t Headed for a Crash

One of the key reasons why the market won’t crash this time is the current undersupply of inventory. Housing supply comes from three key places...
August 23, 2022

What Sellers Need To Know in Today’s Housing Market

While the housing market has cooled from its overheated frenzy, it’s still a sellers’ market. Let’s connect so you understand what’s happening with buyer demand and home prices in our local area as you get ready to enter the market.
August 17, 2022

Experts Increase 2022 Home Price Projections

If you’re wondering if home prices are going to come down due to the cooldown in the housing market or a potential recession, here’s what you need to know.
August 16, 2022

What Would a Recession Mean for the Housing Market?

According to historical data, in most recessions, home price gains have stayed strong, and mortgage rates have declined.
August 15, 2022

The U.S. Homeownership Rate Is Growing

There are several benefits to owning your home. A significant one, especially when inflation is high like it is today, is that homeownership can help protect you from rising costs.
August 14, 2022

Why Experts Say the Housing Market Won’t Crash

Many people remember the housing crash in 2008, but experts say today’s market is fundamentally different in many ways.
August 11, 2022

What Does the Rest of the Year Hold for Home Prices?

Experts say nationally, prices will continue to appreciate this year, just at a more moderate pace.
August 10, 2022

Is the Shifting Market a Challenge or an Opportunity for Homebuyers?

While easing, data shows multiple-offer scenarios are still happening – they’re just not as intense as they were over the past year.
August 8, 2022

Why the Forbearance Program Changed the Housing Market

The forbearance program was a game changer for homeowners in need. It’s one of the big reasons why we won’t see a wave of foreclosures coming to the market.
August 7, 2022

Housing Market Forecast for the Rest of 2022

The housing market is shifting away from the intensity of the past two years. Here’s what experts project for the remainder of 2022.
August 3, 2022

3 Graphs To Show This Isn’t a Housing Bubble

If you’re worried we’re making the same mistakes that led to the housing crash, the graphs in this article should help alleviate your concerns.
August 2, 2022

Why Are People Moving Today?

If you’re thinking about moving, one of these reasons might be a top motivator for you.
July 29, 2022

A Real Estate Professional Helps You Separate Fact from Fiction

If you’re following the news, chances are you’ve seen or heard some headlines about the housing market that don’t give the full picture.
July 26, 2022

What’s Causing Ongoing Home Price Appreciation?

If you’re thinking about making a move, you probably want to know what’s going to happen to home prices for the rest of the year.
July 23, 2022

Great News About Housing Inventory

Experts say the number of homes for sale is growing this year, and that can have a big impact on your move.
July 22, 2022

Think Home Prices Are Going To Fall? Think Again

Over the last two years, the rate of home prices appreciated at a dramatic pace.
July 21, 2022

Should You Buy a Home with Inflation This High?

While the Federal Reserve is working hard to bring down inflation, the latest data shows the inflation rate is still going up.
July 19, 2022

Wondering Where You’ll Move if You Sell Your House Today?

If you put a pause on your home search because you weren’t sure where you’d go once you sold your house, it might be a good time to get back into the market.
July 15, 2022

Housing Experts Say This Isn’t a Bubble

With so much talk about an economic slowdown, some people are asking if the housing market is heading for a crash like the one in 2008.
July 13, 2022

Expert Housing Market Forecasts for the Second Half of the Year

The housing market is at a turning point, and if you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, that may leave you wondering: is it still a good time to buy a home?
July 12, 2022

The Drop in Mortgage Rates Brings Good News for Homebuyers

Over the past few weeks, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac fell by half a percent.
July 10, 2022

Why Growing Home Equity Is Great News if You Plan To Move

According to the latest data from CoreLogic, the average homeowner gained $64,000 in home equity over the past 12 months.
July 8, 2022

What Does an Economic Slowdown Mean for the Housing Market?

Concerns of a recession are rising. As the economy slows down, history tells us this would likely mean lower mortgage rates for those looking to refinance or buy a home.
July 7, 2022

How Your Equity Can Grow over Time

It’s true that record levels of home price appreciation have spurred significant equity gains for homeowners over the past few years.
July 6, 2022

Is Homeownership Still the American Dream?

But the feelings it brings about – success, freedom, and a sense of prosperity – are universal.
July 4, 2022

Real Estate Consistently Voted Best Investment

Based on a recent Gallup poll, real estate has been rated the best long-term investment for nine years in a row.
June 28, 2022

Two Reasons Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t a Bubble

A majority of experts agree we’re not in a housing bubble. That’s because home price growth is backed by strong housing market fundamentals and lending standards are much tighter today.
June 24, 2022

Homeownership Is a Great Hedge Against the Impact of Rising Inflation

If you’re following along with the news today, you’ve heard about rising inflation. Today, inflation is at a 40-year high.
June 22, 2022

The Average Homeowner Gained $64K in Equity over the Past Year

Because there’s an ongoing imbalance between the number of homes available for sale and the number of buyers looking to make a purchase, home prices are on the rise.
June 17, 2022

More Listings Are Coming onto the Market

Worried you won’t be able to find your next home after you sell? You should know data from realtor.com shows more listings are coming onto the market each month this year.
June 16, 2022

Home Price Deceleration Doesn’t Mean Home Price Depreciation

Experts in the real estate industry use a number of terms when they talk about what’s happening with home prices.
June 14, 2022

Is the Housing Market Correcting?

If you’re following the news, all of the headlines about conditions in the current housing market may leave you with more questions than answers. Is the boom over? Is the market crashing or correcting?
June 13, 2022

More Americans Choose Real Estate as the Best Investment Than Ever Before

Americans’ opinion on the value of real estate as an investment is climbing. Not only is real estate viewed as the best investment for the ninth year in a row, but more Americans selected it than ever before.
June 7, 2022

Why the Growing Number of Homes for Sale Is Good for Your Move Up

Are you thinking about selling your current home? If so, the biggest question on your mind may be: if I sell now, where will I go?
May 19, 2022

The One Thing Every Homeowner Needs To Know About a Recession

A recession does not equal a housing crisis. That’s the one thing that every homeowner today needs to know.
May 10, 2022

Why Home Loans Today Aren’t What They Were in the Past

In today’s housing market, many are beginning to wonder if we’re returning to the riskier lending habits and borrowing options that led to the housing crash 15 years ago. Let’s ease those concerns.
April 21, 2022

Why This Housing Market Is Not a Bubble Ready To Pop

Here are two reasons today’s market is nothing like the one we experienced 15 years ago.
April 12, 2022

Do You Know How Much Equity You Have in Your Home?

If you’re a homeowner, your net worth has gotten a big boost. That’s because recent home price appreciation has increased your equity.
January 27, 2022

Why Right Now Is a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for Sellers

If you’re thinking about selling your house in 2022, you truly have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity at your fingertips.
August 23, 2021

What Do Experts Say About Today’s Mortgage Rates?

Mortgage rates are hovering near record lows, and that’s good news for today’s homebuyers.
August 18, 2021

Real Estate: It’s Still a Lack of Supply, Not a Lack of Demand

One of the major questions real estate experts are asking today is whether prospective homebuyers still believe purchasing a home makes sense.
August 17, 2021

What Does Being in a Sellers’ Market Mean?

And why are conditions today so good for people who want to list their house?
July 26, 2021

Are We in a Housing Bubble? Experts Say No.

Here are four expert opinions from professionals and organizations that have devoted their careers to giving great advice to the housing industry.
July 26, 2021

3 Hot Topics in the Housing Market Right Now

If you’re a prospective buyer or seller, it’s important to understand the current real estate market conditions and how they affect you.
July 22, 2021

Today’s Real Estate Market Explained Through 4 Key Trends

As we move into the second half of the year, one thing is clear: the current real estate market is one for the record books.
July 20, 2021

3 Charts That Show This Isn’t a Housing Bubble

With home prices continuing to deliver double-digit increases, some are concerned we’re in a housing bubble like the one in 2006. However, a closer look at the market data indicates this is nothing like 2006 for three major reasons.
July 19, 2021

What You Should Do Before Interest Rates Rise

In today’s real estate market, mortgage interest rates are near record lows. If you’ve been in your current home for several years and haven’t refinanced lately, there’s a good chance you have a mortgage with an interest rate higher than today’s average.
July 14, 2021

Housing Supply Is Rising. What Does That Mean for You?

An important factor in today’s market is the number of homes for sale. While inventory levels continue to sit near historic lows, there are indications we may have hit the lowest point we’ll see.
July 6, 2021

A Look at Home Price Appreciation Through 2025

Home prices have increased significantly over the last year, which in turn has grown the net worth of homeowners.
June 30, 2021

What Do Experts See on the Horizon for the Second Half of the Year?

Near record-low mortgage rates coupled with rising home price appreciation kicked off a robust housing market in the first half of 2021, but what does the forecast tell us?