Home Buying

Oct. 28, 2022

3 Graphs Showing Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t Like 2008

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With all the headlines and talk in the media about the shift in the housing market, you might be thinking this is a housing bubble. It’s only natural for those thoughts to creep in that make you think it could be a repeat of what took place in 2008. But ...

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Oct. 27, 2022

What Happens to Housing when There’s a Recession?

image 1Since the 2008 housing bubble burst, the word recession strikes a stronger emotional chord than it ever did before. And while there’s some debate around whether we’re officially in a recession right now, the good news is experts say a recession today would likely be mild and the economy would ...

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Oct. 23, 2022

What’s Ahead for Home Prices?

 

image 1As the housing market cools in response to the dramatic rise
in mortgage rates, home price appreciation is cooling as well. And if you’re
following along with headlines in the media, you’re probably seeing a wide range
of opinions calling for everything from falling home prices to ongoing
appreciation ...

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Oct. 20, 2022

The Latest on Supply and Demand in Housing

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Over the past two years, the substantial imbalance of low housing supply and high buyer demand pushed home sales and buyer competition to new heights. But this year, things are shifting as supply and demand reach an inflection point.

The graph below helps tell the story of just how different ...

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Oct. 8, 2022

Two Questions Every Homebuyer Should Ask Themselves Right Now

 

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Rising interest rates have begun to slow an overheated housing market as monthly mortgage payments have risen dramatically since the beginning of the year. This is leaving some people who want to purchase a home priced out of the market and others wondering if now is the time to ...

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Oct. 6, 2022

The Cost of Waiting for Mortgage Rates To Go Down

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Mortgage rates have increased significantly in recent weeks. And that may mean you have questions about what this means for you if you’re planning to buy a home. Here’s some information that can help you make an informed decision when you set your homebuying plans.

The Impact of Rising Mortgage ...

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Oct. 2, 2022

How an Expert Can Help You Understand Inflation & Mortgage Rates

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If you’re following today’s housing market, you know two of the top issues consumers face are inflation and mortgage rates. Let’s take a look at each one.

Inflation and the Housing Market

This year, inflation reached a high not seen in forty years. For the average consumer, you probably felt ...

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Sept. 27, 2022

The True Strength of Homeowners Today

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The real estate market is on just about everyone’s mind these days. That’s because the unsustainable market of the past two years is behind us, and the difference is being felt. The question now is, just how financially strong are homeowners throughout the country? Mortgage debt grew beyond 10 trillion ...

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Sept. 25, 2022

What Experts Say Will Happen with Home Prices Next Year

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Experts are starting to make their 2023 home price forecasts. As they do, most agree homes will continue to gain value, just at a slower pace. Over the past couple of years, home prices have risen at an unsustainable rate, leaving many to wonder how long it would last. If ...

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Sept. 22, 2022

Will My House Still Sell in Today’s Market?

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If recent headlines about the housing market cooling and buyer demand moderating have you worried you’ve missed your chance to sell, here’s what you need to know. Buyer demand hasn’t disappeared, it’s just eased from the peak intensity we saw over the past two years.

Buyer Demand Then and Now ...

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