A lot is happening in the world, and it’s having a direct impact on the housing market. The reality is this: some of it is positive and some of it may be negative. Some we just don’t know yet. The following three areas of the housing market are critical to understand: interest rates, building materials, and the outlook for an … [Read more...] about 3 Things To Know In The Housing Market Today!
💵Millionaire To Millennials: Don’t Get Stuck Renting A Home… Buy One! 💵
In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “The biggest mistake millennials are making is not buying their first home.” He goes on to say that, “If you want to build real financial security, real wealth for your lifetime, then you need to buy a home.” Bach went on to explain: “Homeowners are worth 40 … [Read more...] about 💵Millionaire To Millennials: Don’t Get Stuck Renting A Home… Buy One! 💵
COST ACROSS TIME
Some Highlights: With interest rates still around 4.5%, now is a great time to look back at where rates have been over the last 40 years. Rates are projected to climb to 5.1% by this time next year according to Freddie Mac. The impact your interest rate makes on your monthly mortgage cost is significant! Lock in a … [Read more...] about COST ACROSS TIME
Are You Wondering If You Can Buy Your First Home?
There are many people sitting on the sidelines trying to decide if they should purchase a home or sign a rental lease. Some might wonder if it makes sense to purchase a house before they get married or start a family, some might think they are too young, and still, some others might think their current incomes would never enable … [Read more...] about Are You Wondering If You Can Buy Your First Home?
What If I Wait Until Next Year To Buy A Home?
We recently shared that national home prices have increased by 6.7% year-over-year. Over that same time period, interest rates have remained historically low which has allowed many buyers to enter the market. As a seller, you will likely be most concerned about ‘short-term price’ – where home values are headed over the next … [Read more...] about What If I Wait Until Next Year To Buy A Home?
Which Comes First… Marriage Or Mortgage?
According to the National Association of REALTORS most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, married couples once again dominated the first-time homebuyer statistics in 2017 at 57% of all buyers. It is no surprise that having two incomes to save for down payments and contribute to monthly housing costs makes buying a home … [Read more...] about Which Comes First… Marriage Or Mortgage?
Buying A Home Is More Affordable Than Renting In 54% Of US Counties
According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ 2018 Rental Affordability Report, “buying a median-priced home is more affordable than renting a three-bedroom property in 240 of 447 [or 54% of] U.S. counties analyzed for the report.” For the report, ATTOM Data Solutions compared recently released fair market rent data from the Department … [Read more...] about Buying A Home Is More Affordable Than Renting In 54% Of US Counties
Before You Make An Offer, Here Are 4 Tips For Success!
So, you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call a ‘home,’ and you finally found it! The price is right, and in such a competitive market, you want to make sure that you make a good offer so that you can guarantee that your dream of making this house yours comes true! Freddie Mac covered “4 Tips for Making … [Read more...] about Before You Make An Offer, Here Are 4 Tips For Success!