Home Prices

June 18, 2022

A Majority of Consumers Say It’s a Good Time To Sell Your House

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If you’re a homeowner thinking about selling your house, you’re probably looking for the best time to make your move. That means you’re likely balancing a number of factors, like your changing needs, where you’ll go when you sell, and today’s mortgage rates in order to time it just right ...

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May 28, 2022

The One Thing Every Homeowner Needs To Know About a Recession

A recession does not equal a housing crisis. That’s the one thing that every homeowner today needs to know. Everywhere you look, experts are warning we could be heading toward a recession, and if true, an economic slowdown doesn’t mean homes will lose value.

 

The National Bureau of Economic ...

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May 17, 2022

Why Rising Mortgage Rates Push Buyers off the Fence

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ve probably heard mortgage rates are rising and have wondered what that means for you. Since mortgage rates have increased over two percentage points this year, it’s natural to think about how this will impact your homeownership plans.

 

Today, buyers are reacting ...

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Dec. 15, 2020

5 Steps to Follow When Applying for Forbearance

Source: Real Estate with Keeping Current Matters

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If you’re currently feeling the stress of affording your mortgage payment, or if you know someone who is, there’s still time to get help. For homeowners experiencing financial hardship this year, the CARES Act provides mortgage payment deferral options, creating much-needed relief ...

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Dec. 15, 2020

Why It Makes Sense to Sell Your House This Holiday Season

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If you’re one of the many homeowners thinking about taking your house off the market for the holidays, hang on. You definitely don’t want to miss the great selling opportunity you have right now. Here’s why this month is the optimal time to make sure your house is available ...

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Dec. 14, 2020

Are Home Prices Headed Toward Bubble Territory?

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Talk of a housing bubble is beginning to crop up as home prices have appreciated at a rapid pace this year. This is understandable since the appreciation of residential real estate is well above historic annual averages. According to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), annual appreciation since 1991 ...

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Oct. 8, 2020

Why Pricing Your House Right Is Essential

 

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In today’s real estate market, setting the right price for your house is one of the most valuable things you can do.

 

According to the U.S. Economic Outlook by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), existing home prices nationwide are forecasted to increase 4.7% in 2020 ...

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