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Two Reasons Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t a Bubble

June 27, 2022

You may be reading headlines and hearing about a potential housing bubble or a crash. Still, it’s important to understand that the data and expert opinions tell a different story. A recent survey from Pulsenomics asked over one hundred housing market experts and real estate economists if they believed the housing market

Why an Agent Is Essential When Pricing Your House [INFOGRAPHIC]

June 24, 2022

Some Highlights When it comes to pricing your house, there’s a lot to consider. The only way to ensure you price it right is by partnering with a local real estate professional. To find the best price, your agent balances current market demand, the values of homes in your neighborhood, where

Homeownership Is a Great Hedge Against the Impact of Rising Inflation

June 23, 2022

If you’re following along with the news today, you’ve heard about rising inflation. Today, inflation is at a 40-year high. According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB): “Consumer prices accelerated again in May as shelter, energy and food prices continued to surge at the fastest pace in decades. This marked the third

Why Achieving the Dream of Homeownership Can Be More Difficult for Some Americans

June 20, 2022

Today we take time to honor and recognize Black Americans’ past and present experiences. When it comes to real estate specifically, equitable access to housing has come a long way, but the path to homeownership is still steeper for households of color. The Gap in Homeownership Rate in America It’s

More Listings Are Coming onto the Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

June 17, 2022

Some Highlights Worried you won’t be able to find your next home after you sell? You should know data from realtor.com shows more listings are coming onto the market each month this year. Having additional options can make the search for your next home easier. But inventory is still low overall, so your house should still stand out when you

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

June 15, 2022

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 several factors, like your changing needs, where you’ll go when you sell, and today’s mortgage rates to time it just right. According to recent data, that

More Americans Choose Real Estate as the Best Investment Than Ever Before

June 13, 2022

Americans’ opinion on the value of real estate as an investment is climbing. That’s according to an annual survey from Gallup. Not only is real estate viewed as the best investment for the ninth year in a row, but more Americans have selected it than ever before. The graph below shows the