Home Features Prompting More Americans to Move

Check out this great little article from NAR on reasons people are citing for making a move in the current housing market. About 40% of 2,100 Americans recently surveyed say they are considering a move in 2022. Gen Z and millennials, remote workers, renters, and parents with young children are all planning a move, accordingContinue reading “Home Features Prompting More Americans to Move”

Key Things To Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage

Some great information from our friends at KCM. Feel free to reach out to me if you have any mortgage or Real Estate questions! Once you’ve found your dream home and applied for a mortgage, there are some key things to keep in mind before you close. It’s exciting to start thinking about moving inContinue reading “Key Things To Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage”

First-Timers Reevaluate, Devise Plan to Compete in 2022

As 2021 is quickly coming to an end it’s time to start preparing for 2022. Since I don’t own a crystal ball it’s hard to say what the real estate market may do in the coming year, but I can make a pretty safe bet. Most predictions are that the market will remain steady inContinue reading “First-Timers Reevaluate, Devise Plan to Compete in 2022”

IS THE REAL ESTATE MARKET GOING TO LAST?

The housing market is going to come back down at some point, but the prediction is the drop won’t end up in a crash like 2008. Check out the great information from our friends over at Keeping Current Matters. If you are planning on listing your home in 2022 or you have a few realContinue reading “IS THE REAL ESTATE MARKET GOING TO LAST?”

Saving For A Home Down Payment

I often have clients come to me wanting more information on what it takes to buy a home. One of the first questions I normally ask is “do you have money saved up for a down payment?” Often the answer is no, or the client may have a very minimal savings in their account. ThereContinue reading “Saving For A Home Down Payment”

2022 Housing Market Perspective

I just received this great info graphic from our friends at Michigan Mortgage. It looks like 2022 is shaping up to be another good year for both buyers and sellers in the real estate market! Things look like they could be a little more stable for buyers, but still lacking the inventory for first timeContinue reading “2022 Housing Market Perspective”

WITH PRICES SO HIGH, ARE HOMES STILL AFFORDABLE?

Many of you have asked the question “should I wait to buy a home when the market isn’t so crazy?” My answer is always don’t wait! Yes, home prices will come down at some point, but what are interest rates going to do? We have seen some of the lowest interest rates in history andContinue reading “WITH PRICES SO HIGH, ARE HOMES STILL AFFORDABLE?”

Do You Really Want To Keep Renting?

Look at this chart and ask yourself “Do I really want to keep renting?” Rent prices have continued to go up over the last 30 years while mortgage interest rates have dropped. Maybe it’s time to stop making your landlord rich and start thinking about building your own personal wealth with a new home! CheckContinue reading “Do You Really Want To Keep Renting?”

Common First Time Home Buyer Mistakes

Often buying your first home is a big step in life! It’s a big commitment and in many instances can be a stressful process. Here are some common mistakes that first time home buyers make when purchasing a home for the first time. When you are ready to start the process or you need moreContinue reading “Common First Time Home Buyer Mistakes”