• 3 Graphs Showing Why You Should Sell Your House Now
    by KCM Crew on May 10, 2021 at 10:00 am

    There’s no doubt that 2021 is the year of the seller when it comes to the housing market. If you’re a homeowner thinking of moving to better suit your changing needs, now is the perfect time to do so. Low mortgage rates are in your favor when you’re ready to purchase your dream home, and Read more →

  • The Power of Mortgage Pre-Approval [INFOGRAPHIC]
    by KCM Crew on May 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

    Some Highlights  Mortgage pre-approval means a lender has reviewed your finances and, based on factors like your income, debt, and credit history, determined how much you’re qualified to borrow. Being pre-approved for a loan can give you clarity while planning your homebuying budget, confidence in your ability to secure a loan, and a competitive edge in a bidding war. In today’s market, connecting with a lender to get pre-approved may be the game-changer that helps you secure your dream home. Read more →

  • Why Waiting to Buy a Home Could Cost You a Small Fortune
    by KCM Crew on May 6, 2021 at 10:00 am

    Many people are sitting on the fence trying to decide if now’s the time to buy a home. Some are renters who have a strong desire to become homeowners but are unsure if buying right now makes sense. Others may be homeowners who are realizing that their current home no longer fits their changing needs. Read more →

  • Are Interest Rates Expected to Rise Over the Next Year?
    by KCM Crew on May 5, 2021 at 10:00 am

    So far this year, mortgage rates continue to hover around 3%, encouraging many hopeful homebuyers to enter the housing market. However, there’s a good chance rates will increase later this year and going into 2022, ultimately making it more expensive to borrow money for a home loan. Here’s a look at what several experts have Read more →

  • 4 Big Incentives for Homeowners to Sell Now
    by KCM Crew on May 4, 2021 at 10:00 am

    The housing market keeps sailing along. The only headwind that could take it off course is the lack of inventory for sale. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that there were 410,000 fewer single-family homes for sale this March than in March of 2020. The key to continued success in the residential housing market Read more →

  • Americans Find the Nonfinancial Benefits of Homeownership Most Valuable
    by KCM Crew on May 3, 2021 at 10:00 am

    Homeownership is a foundational part of the American Dream. As we look back on more than a year of sheltering in our homes, having a place of our own is more important than ever. While financial benefits are always a key aspect of homeownership, today, homeowners rank the nonfinancial and personal benefits with even higher Read more →

  • Should I Buy Now or Wait? [INFOGRAPHIC]
    by KCM Crew on April 30, 2021 at 10:00 am

    Some Highlights If you’re thinking that waiting a year or two to purchase a home might mean you’ll save some money, think again. Mortgage interest rates are currently very low, but experts across the board are forecasting increases in both home prices and interest rates. Buying a home now means you’ll spend less in the long run. Let’s connect to put your homebuying plans in motion before home prices and mortgage rates climb even higher. Read more →

  • Is Home Price Appreciation Accelerating Again?
    by KCM Crew on April 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

    At the beginning of the year, industry forecasts called for home price appreciation to slow to about half of the double-digit increase we saw last year. The thinking was that inventory would increase from record-low levels and put an end to the bidding wars that have driven home prices up over the past twelve months. Read more →