The housing market in 2021 was a battlefield for buyers. Prices rose, bidding wars were commonplace, and demand remained strong. Now in 2022, the market is becoming more manageable when compared to the same time last year. Here are the signs that show the housing market is settling down. Slower Home Appreciation Prices on active… Continue reading Signs That The Housing Market Is Settling Down
Homebuyers had a bit of a rough year in 2021. Buyers were battling in bidding wars while home prices were rising across the U.S. Experts are projecting a bit of a cool down in 2022, but the American Dream will still require a game plan and endurance. Here are some changes for homebuyers to be… Continue reading Changes for Homebuyers to be Aware of in 2022
There is a lot of misinformation out there when it comes to building and maintaining a good credit score, so it’s important to be mindful of the following credit-building myths. 1. To build credit, you’ve got to use lots of it! Many insist that the only way to establish good credit is to use it.… Continue reading Credit-Building Myths That First Time Homebuyers May Hear
With how hot today’s market is, you may find someone willing to buy your house just through word of mouth before you even have a chance to list it. You may be tempted to try and close the sale on your own to avoid paying commissions to a real estate agent. While it is doable,… Continue reading Why You Still Need A Real Estate Agent Even If You Have Your Own Buyer
Here’s what sensationalist headlines fail to mention about the real estate market… “Foreclosures Are Out Of Control” No one would blame you for thinking that foreclosures are flooding the real estate market and people are losing their homes left and right causing the market to be saturated with homes. After all, that is what the… Continue reading Is The Real Estate Market Falling Apart?
The housing market will cool off in 2022, but not by much, according to Fannie Mae. Over the past year, U.S. home prices are up a record 19.8%. You don’t need to be an expert to understand that the current level of growth – faster than the lead up to the 2008 financial crisis –… Continue reading 2022 Real Estate Market – What Will Happen?
It’s a common belief that you have to sell your home during the spring and summer months to receive the best offers. What if I were to tell you this isn’t the case. Selling your home during the holidays will attract less competition and that will only provide more serious buyers which may speed up… Continue reading Why Selling Your Home During The Holidays Is a Great Idea
According to a recent Realtor.com survey, almost 95% of home buyers consider their pets when purchasing a home. Yes, you read that right. Pets are more than just furry friends. To many, they are just as much a part of the family as kids or spouses. To make sure your pet will fit into your… Continue reading 4 Things Pet Owners Should Consider When Buying A Home
The moving process can become overwhelming due to the number of items on your move-out checklist. Don’t allow this potentially stressful time to stop you from accumulating the most wealth for you and your family. As a homeowner who’s planning to move in the near future, you can implement the following pieces of advice to… Continue reading How Homeowners Can Build Wealth While Moving
Current real estate prices are rising along with building costs. Prices have increased in seemingly every market. Austin, Texas for example has had an average increase in home prices of $100,000 in just six months. The reason for these rising interest rates seems to be due to the extremely low-interest rates allowing buyers to have… Continue reading Will Rising Interest Rates Burst The Housing Bubble?