Tag Archive: housing market

Why wait to sell your home?

We’re in the ultimate sellers’ market right now. If you’re a homeowner thinking about selling, you have a huge advantage in today’s housing market. High buyer demand paired with very few houses for sale makes this the optimal time to sell for those who are ready to do so. Whatever ...

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How a Change in Mortgage Rate Impacts Your Homebuying Budget

Mortgage rates are on the rise this year, but they’re still incredibly low compared to the historic average. However, anytime there’s a change in the mortgage rate, it affects what you can afford to borrow when you’re buying a home. As Sam Khater, Chief Economist at Freddie Mac, shares: “Since January, mortgage rates have increased half a ...

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How to Make a Winning Offer on a Home

I have never seen the local real estate market be this tough on home buyers. Many of my colleagues will say the same. Today’s homebuyers are faced with a strong, even unprecedented, sellers’ market, which means there are a lot of active buyers competing for a relatively low number of available homes. As ...

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3 Best Practices for Home Buyers Right Now

It’s not much of a secret: finding and purchasing an ideal home is really, really tough right now. Clients of mine got a little discouraged recently when they missed out to seven other offers — one cash — on a home that went well above asking. What did I tell ...

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3 Reasons We’re Definitely Not in a Housing Bubble

Home values appreciated by about ten percent in 2020, and they’re forecast to appreciate by about five percent this year. This has some voicing concern that we may be in another housing bubble like the one we experienced a little over a decade ago. Here are three reasons why this ...

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