Skip To Content

Monthly Archives: April 2021

  • Should I Buy Now or Wait? [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Should I Buy Now or Wait? [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Some Highlights If you’re thinking that waiting a year or two to purchase a home might mean you’ll save some money, think again. Mortgage interest rates are currently very low, but experts across the board are forecasting increases in both home pric...
    Written by KCM Crew
  • Is Home Price Appreciation Accelerating Again?

    Is Home Price Appreciation Accelerating Again?

    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. […]
    Written by KCM Crew
  • Patience Is the Key to Buying a Home This Year

    Patience Is the Key to Buying a Home This Year

    The question many homebuyers are facing this year is, “Why is it so hard to find a house?” We’re in the ultimate sellers’ market, which means real estate is ultra-competitive for buyers right now. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) notes homes are getting an average of 4.8 offers per sale, and that number keeps […]
    Written by KCM Crew
  • Will the Housing Market Maintain Its Momentum?

    Will the Housing Market Maintain Its Momentum?

    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 […]
    Written by KCM Crew
  • 4 Tips to Maximize the Sale of Your House

    4 Tips to Maximize the Sale of Your House

    Homeowners ready to make a move are definitely in a great position to sell today. Housing inventory is incredibly low, 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 […]
    Written by KCM Crew
  • This Isn’t a Bubble. It’s Simply Lack of Supply. [INFOGRAPHIC]

    This Isn’t a Bubble. It’s Simply Lack of Supply. [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Some Highlights In a recent article, Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of Realtors (NAR), discussed the state of today’s housing market. When addressing whether or not today’s high buyer competition and rising home prices ar...
    Written by KCM Crew
  • Don’t Be Fooled by Remarkable Real Estate Headlines

    Don’t Be Fooled by Remarkable Real Estate Headlines

    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-term […]
    Written by KCM Crew
  • Planning to Move? You Can Still Secure a Low Mortgage Rate on Your Next Home

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

    This year, mortgage rates have started to slowly climb 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 historic norm. Here’s why. After creeping up for seven […]
    Written by KCM Crew
  • 82,338 Great Reasons to Buy a Home Today

    82,338 Great Reasons to Buy a Home Today

    The financial benefits of buying a home as 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 are calling for home prices to continue appreciating over the next several years. The most recent Home Price […]
    Written by KCM Crew
  • How Much Time Do You Need To Save for a Down Payment?

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

    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 […]
    Written by KCM Crew