Do You Have Enough Money Saved for a Down Payment?
One of the biggest misconceptions for first-time homebuyers is how much you’ll need to save for a down payment. Contrary to popular ...
Posted by Dan Edwards on October 15, 2020
Should You Buy a Retirement Home Sooner Rather than Later?
Every day in the U.S., roughly 10,000 people turn 65. Prior to the health crisis that swept the nation in 2020, most people had to wait ...
Posted by Dan Edwards on October 8, 2020
A Homeowner’s Net Worth Is 40x Greater Than a Renter’s
One of the best ways to build your family’s financial future is through homeownership. Recent data from the Federal ...
Posted by Dan Edwards on October 7, 2020
Is it Time to Move into a Single-Story Home?
Once the kids have left the nest, you may be wondering what to do with all of the extra space in your home. Chances are, you don’t need four ...
Posted by Dan Edwards on October 7, 2020
Home Builder Confidence Hits All-Time Record
Last week, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported their Housing Market Index (HMI) hit an all-time ...
Posted by Dan Edwards on September 23, 2020
The Cost of a Home Is Far More Important than the Price
Housing inventory is at an all-time low. There are 39% fewer homes for sale today than at this time last year, and buyer demand ...
Posted by Dan Edwards on September 22, 2020
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