Two New Surveys Indicate Urban to Suburban Lean
There has been much talk around the possibility that Americans are feeling less enamored with the benefits of living in a large city and now may ...
Posted by Dan Edwards on September 14, 2020
Homebuyer Traffic Is on the Rise
One of the biggest surprises of 2020 is the resilience of the residential real estate market. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist of ...
Posted by Dan Edwards on September 10, 2020
It’s Not Just About the Price of the Home
When most of us begin searching for a home, we naturally start by looking at the price. It’s important, however, to closely consider what ...
Posted by Dan Edwards on September 1, 2020
Three Ways to Win in a Bidding War
With so few houses for sale today and low mortgage rates driving buyer activity, bidding wars are becoming more common. Multiple-offer ...
Posted by Erica Mears on August 31, 2020
Why Is It so Important to Be Pre-Approved in the Homebuying Process?
You may have heard that pre-approval is a great first step in the homebuying process. But why is it so important? When looking for a ...
Posted by Dan Edwards on August 27, 2020
Should You Buy an Existing Home or New Construction?
Finding the right home to purchase today is one of the biggest challenges for potential buyers. With so few homes for sale and ...
Posted by Dan Edwards on August 26, 2020
Builders & Realtors Agree: Real Estate Is Back
When shelter-in-place orders brought the economy to a screeching halt earlier this year, many believed the residential housing market would follow ...
Posted by Erica Mears on August 25, 2020
Homes Are More Affordable Right Now Than They Have Been in Years
Today, home prices are appreciating. When we hear prices are going up, it’s normal to think a home will cost more as the trend continues. ...
Posted by Erica Mears on August 13, 2020
Today’s Buyers Are Serious about Purchasing a Home
Today’s homebuyers are not just talking about their plans, they’re actively engaged in the buying process – and they’re ...
Posted by Erica Mears on August 4, 2020
Experts Weigh-In on the Remarkable Strength of the Housing Market
America has faced its share of challenges in 2020. A once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, a financial crisis leaving millions still unemployed, and an ...
Posted by Dan Edwards on August 3, 2020
Guidance and Support Are Key When Buying Your First Home
In June, the number of first-time homebuyers accounted for 35% of the existing homes sold, a trend that’s been building steadily throughout ...
Posted by Dan Edwards on July 28, 2020
Home Sales Hit a Record-Setting Rebound
With a worldwide health crisis that drove a pause in the economy this year, the housing market was greatly impacted. Many have been eagerly ...
Posted by Erica Mears on July 23, 2020
Mortgage Rates Hit Record Lows for Three Consecutive Weeks
Over the past several weeks, Freddie Mac has reported the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate dropping to record lows, all the way down ...
Posted by Dan Edwards on July 15, 2020
Buyers: Are You Ready for a Bidding War?
With businesses reopening throughout the country and some experts indicating early signs of a much-anticipated economic recovery, more ...
Posted by Erica Mears on July 13, 2020
Taking Advantage of Homebuying Affordability in Today’s Market
Everyone is ready to buy a home at different times in their lives, and despite the health crisis, today is no exception. Understanding how ...
Posted by Dan Edwards on July 7, 2020
Is the Health Crisis Driving Buyers Out of Urban Areas?
The pandemic has caused consumers to re-examine the components that make up the “perfect home.” Many families are no longer ...
Posted by Brian Leavitt on July 2, 2020
Are New Homes Going to Be Available to Buy This Year?
In today’s economy, everyone seems to be searching for signs that a recovery is coming soon. Many experts agree that it may actually already ...
Posted by Dan Edwards on June 30, 2020
Homebuyers Are in the Mood to Buy Today
According to the latest FreddieMac Quarterly Forecast, mortgage interest rates have fallen to historically low levels this spring and ...
Posted by Brian Leavitt on June 22, 2020