Market Updates

May 20, 2022

Don’t Let Rising Inflation Delay Your Homeownership Plans

Some Highlights

If recent headlines about rising inflation are making you wonder if it’s still a good time to buy, here’s what experts have to say.

Housing is an asset that typically grows in value. Plus, your mortgage helps stabilize your monthly housing costs, and buying protects you from rising ...

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May 9, 2022

Myths About Today’s Housing Market

Some Highlights

If you’re planning to buy or sell a home today, it’s important to be aware of common misconceptions.

Whether it’s timing your purchase as a buyer based on home prices and mortgage rates or knowing what to upgrade or repair before listing your house as a seller, it ...

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April 7, 2022

The Future of Home Price Appreciation and What It Means for You

Many consumers are wondering what will happen with home values over the next few years. Some are concerned that the recent run-up in home prices will lead to a situation similar to the housing crash 15 years ago.

However, experts say the market is totally different today. For example, Odeta ...

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Feb. 17, 2022

Americans Choose Real Estate as the Best Investment

Some Highlights

According to a Gallup poll, real estate has been rated the best long-term investment for eight years in a row.

Real estate tops the list because you’re not just buying a place to call home – you’re investing in your future. Real estate is typically considered a stable ...

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Posted in Buyers, Market Updates
Feb. 15, 2022

Want Top Dollar for Your House? Now is the Time To List It.

When you’re selling any item, you usually want to sell it for the greatest profit possible. That happens when there’s a strong demand and a limited supply for that item. In the real estate market, that time is right now. If you’re thinking of selling your house this year, here ...

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Posted in Market Updates, Sellers
Dec. 22, 2021

Predictions for Our 2022 Housing Market

Here are my predictions for our real estate market next year.

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What are my predictions for the 2022 real estate market? I think we will see a strong market, however ...

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June 21, 2021

Your Real Estate Market Questions Answered

After all that happened last year, inventory is finally changing.

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Today we’re back with another edition of “Q&A With Lori” where we’ll answer a few common questions we’ve been asked ...

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Feb. 22, 2021

Want to Build Wealth? Buy a Home This Year.

Every year, households across the country make the decision to rent for another year or take the leap into homeownership. They look at their earnings and savings and then decide what makes the most financial sense. That equation will most likely take into consideration monthly housing costs, tax advantages, and ...

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Feb. 22, 2021

Where Have All the Houses Gone?

In today’s housing market, it seems harder than ever to find a home to buy. Before the health crisis hit us a year ago, there was already a shortage of homes for sale. When many homeowners delayed their plans to sell at the same time that more buyers aimed to ...

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Jan. 6, 2021

The Importance of Home Equity in Building Wealth

Homeownership has always been the first rung on the ladder leading to household wealth. As Freddie Mac recently posted:

“Homeownership has cemented its role as part of the American Dream, providing families with a place that is their own and an avenue for building wealth over time. This ‘wealth’ is ...

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