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

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

Why the Growing Number of Homes for Sale Is Good for Your Move Up

June 7, 2022

Are you thinking about selling your current home? If so, the biggest question on your mind may be: if I sell now, where will I go? If this resonates with you, there’s something you should know. The number of homes on the market is increasing, making it easier for you to move up

Why Home Loans Today Aren’t What They Were in the Past

June 1, 2022

In today’s housing market, many wonder if we’re returning to the riskier lending habits and borrowing options that led to the housing crash 15 years ago. Let’s ease those concerns. Several times a year, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) releases an index titled the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI). According to their website: “The MCAI provides

What Does the Rest of the Year Hold for the Housing Market?

May 31, 2022

Considering buying or selling a house? You’re at an exciting decision point. And anytime you make a big decision like that, one thing you should always consider is timing. So, what does the rest of the year hold for the housing market? Here’s what experts have to say. The Number of Homes

Bright Days Are Ahead When You Move Up This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]

May 27, 2022

Some Highlights Warmer weather and longer days mean summer is almost here. Celebrate by upgrading to the home of your dreams so you can enjoy all the season has to offer. When you list your house, you can capitalize on today’s sellers’ market to fuel your upgrade. Then, you can move to a home with

Why Summer Is a Great Time To Buy a Vacation Home

May 26, 2022

You may be someone who looks forward to summer each year because it allows you to rest, unwind, and enjoy more quality time with your loved ones. Now that summer is just around the corner, it’s worthwhile to start thinking about your plans and where you want to spend your