What Makes a House a Home?
There’s no denying the long-term financial benefits of owning a home, but today’s housing market may have you wondering if now’s still the time to buy. While the financial aspects of buying a home are important, the non-financial and emotional reasons are too. Home means something different to all of us. Whether it’s sharing memories […]
Mortgage Rates Will Come Down, It’s Just a Matter of Time
This past year, rising mortgage rates have slowed the red-hot housing market. Over the past nine months, we’ve seen fewer homes sold than the previous month as home price growth has slowed. All of this is due to the fact that the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate has doubled this year, severely limiting homebuying power […]
Do You Believe Homeownership Is Out of Reach? Maybe It Doesn’t Have To Be.
It turns out, millennials aren’t the renter generation after all. The 2022 Consumer Insights Report from Mynd says there’s a portion of millennial and Gen Z buyers who are pursuing homeownership as a way to build their wealth, but it may not be exactly the way previous generations have done it. The study explains how […]
Millennials Are Still a Driving Force of Today’s Buyer Demand
If you’re thinking about selling your house but wondering if buyers are still out there, know that there are still people who are searching for a home to buy today. And your house may be exactly what they’re looking for. While the millennial generation has been dubbed the renter generation, that namesake may not be […]
The Emotional and Non-financial Benefits of Homeownership
With higher mortgage rates, you might be wondering if now’s the best time to buy a home. While the financial aspects are important to consider, there are also powerful non-financial reasons it may make sense to make a move. Here are just a few of the benefits that come with homeownership. Homeowners Can Make Their Home Truly Their […]
Four Things That Help Determine Your Mortgage Rate
If you’re looking to buy a home, you probably want to secure the lowest interest rate possible for your home loan. Over the last couple of years, that was easier to do as the housing market saw record-low mortgage rates, but this year rates have risen dramatically. If you’re looking for ways to combat today’s […]
3 Tips for Buying a Home Today
If you put off your home search at any point over the past two years, you may want to consider picking it back up based on today’s housing market conditions. Recent data shows the supply of homes for sale is increasing, giving buyers like you additional options. But it’s important to keep in mind that […]
Why You Want Pre-approval Before House Hunting This Fall
Many factors go into purchasing a home. Potential homeowners must identify the features they want in their homes and the locations most desirable to them. Considerations such as commuting time, nearby shopping centers, and local schools also play a role when seeking the right home. In the current seller’s market, where homes are selling relatively […]
Real Estate Housing Market Predictions for the Second Half of 2022
Due to reduced housing inventory, individuals seeking to buy a home often compete with numerous other potential buyers. However, rising inflation and interest rates have put a damper on the excitement, and people all over the country are wondering what to expect of the real estate housing market for the remainder of the year. Read this article to learn our top five predictions about home prices, interest rates and rumors the housing market might crash.
With High Interest Rates, Where Can You Save on Your Mortgage?
There are many more ways to structure a home loan than people realize. Borrowers tend to focus exclusively on interest rates and miss out on other opportunities to save money and build wealth. Let’s talk about how choosing the right loan product, terms, and lender can significantly increase buying power. After enjoying a long period […]