The U.S. Homeownership Rate Is Growing

Tuesday Sep 20th, 2022


    Today, there is still a strong desire to own a home. In actuality, the Census shows an increase in the homeownership rate in the United States. The graph below displays the homeownership rate over the previous year to demonstrate the rise: That data shows more than half of the U.S. population live in a home they own, and the percentage is growing with time. If you’re thinking about buying a home this year, here are just a few reasons why so many people... [read more]

Buyers Are Regaining Some of Their Negotiation Power in Today’s Housing Market

Thursday Sep 15th, 2022


  Buyers Are Regaining Some of Their Negotiation Power in Today’s Housing Market   If you’re thinking about buying a home today, there’s welcome news. Even though it’s still a sellers’ market, it’s a more moderate sellers’ market than last year. And the days of feeling like you may need to waive contingencies or pay drastically over asking price to get your offer considered may be coming to a close. Today, you should have less... [read more]

Why Are People Moving Today?

Tuesday Aug 16th, 2022


  Buying a home is a major life decision. That’s true whether you’re purchasing for the first time or selling your house to fuel a move. And if you’re planning to buy a home, you might be hearing about today’s shifting market and wondering what it means for you. You shouldn't put your plans on hold based purely on market conditions, even though mortgage rates are higher now than they were at the beginning of the year and home prices are increasing.... [read more]

How Your Equity Can Grow over Time

Wednesday Aug 10th, 2022


    It is true that over the previous few years, unprecedented home price increases have resulted in large equity gains for homeowners. According to CNBC's real estate correspondent Diana Olick: “The stunning jump in home values over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic has given U.S. homeowners record amounts of housing wealth.” That’s great for your home’s value over the last couple of years, but what if you’ve lived in your home for... [read more]

5 Quick Tips for Buying Your First Home

Tuesday Aug 2nd, 2022


Planning to purchase your very own home but confused about what you shall do? Purchasing your first house is one of the most significant financial choices you'll ever make, but it can also be one of the most confusing. What factors should your clients consider before purchasing real estate? First timer? Well, worry not, as you are in the right place for a consultation that will give you tips on what you shall consider in buying your first home.   Tip #1. Get... [read more]