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Monthly Archives: June 2022

  • If You’re Selling Your House This Summer, Hiring a Pro Is Critical

    If You’re Selling Your House This Summer, Hiring a Pro Is Critical

    It can be tempting, especially with how hot the housing market has been over the past two years, to consider selling your home on your own. But today’s market is at a turning point, making it more essential than ever to work with a real estate professional. Not only will a trusted real estate advisor […]
    Written by KCM Crew
  • Homeownership Could Be in Reach with Down Payment Assistance Programs

    Homeownership Could Be in Reach with Down Payment Assistance Programs

    A recent survey from Bankrate asks prospective buyers to identify the biggest obstacles in their homebuying journey. It found that 36% of those polled said saving for a down payment is one of their primary hurdles to buying a home. If you feel the same way, the good news is there are many down payment […]
    Written by KCM Crew
  • A Key Opportunity for Homebuyers

    A Key Opportunity for Homebuyers

    There’s no denying the housing market has delivered a fair share of challenges to homebuyers over the past two years. Two of the biggest hurdles homebuyers faced during the pandemic were the limited number of homes for sale and the intensity and frequency of bidding wars. But those two things have reached a turning point. […]
    Written by KCM Crew
  • Two Reasons Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t a Bubble

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

    You may be reading headlines and hearing talk about a potential housing bubble or a crash, but it’s important to understand that the data and expert opinions tell a different story. A recent survey from Pulsenomics asked over one hundred housing market experts and real estate economists if they believe the housing market is in […]
    Written by KCM Crew
  • Why an Agent Is Essential When Pricing Your House [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Why an Agent Is Essential When Pricing Your House [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Some Highlights When it comes to pricing your house, there’s a lot to consider. The only way to ensure you price it right is by partnering with a local real estate professional. To find the best price, your agent balances current market demand, the ...
    Written by KCM Crew
  • Homeownership Is a Great Hedge Against the Impact of Rising Inflation

    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. According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB): “Consumer prices accelerated again in May as shelter, energy and food prices continued to surge at the fastest pace in decades. This marked the third straight […]
    Written by KCM Crew
  • Things To Avoid After Applying for a Home Loan

    Things To Avoid After Applying for a Home Loan

    Once you’ve applied for a mortgage to buy a home, there are some key things to keep in mind. While it’s exciting to start thinking about moving in and decorating, be careful when it comes to making any big purchases. Here are a few things you may not realize you need to avoid after applying […]
    Written by KCM Crew
  • The Average Homeowner Gained $64K in Equity over the Past Year

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

    If you own a home, your net worth likely just got a big boost thanks to rising home equity. Equity is the current value of your home minus what you owe on the loan. And today, based on recent home price appreciation, you’re building that equity far faster than you may expect – here’s how […]
    Written by KCM Crew
  • Why Achieving the Dream of Homeownership Can Be More Difficult for Some Americans

    Why Achieving the Dream of Homeownership Can Be More Difficult for Some Americans

    Today we take time to honor and recognize the past and present experiences of Black Americans. When it comes to real estate specifically, equitable access to housing has come a long way, but the path to homeownership is still steeper for households of color. The Gap in Homeownership Rate in America It’s a more challenging […]
    Written by KCM Crew
  • More Listings Are Coming onto the Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

    More Listings Are Coming onto the Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Some Highlights 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. Having additional options can make the search for your next h...
    Written by KCM Crew