Home Value

Do You Know How Much Equity You Have in Your Home? [INFOGRAPHIC]

April 8, 2022

Some Highlights Your net worth has gotten a big boost if you’re a homeowner. That’s because recent home price appreciation has increased your equity. Your equity grows as you pay down your loan, and your home increases in value. Over the past year, the average homeowner’s equity rose by $55,300. Ready to sell? Use

Don’t Get Caught Off Guard by Closing Costs

March 15, 2022

As a homebuyer, it’s important to plan and budget for the expenses you’ll encounter when you purchase a home. While most people understand the need to save for a down payment, a recent survey found 41% of homebuyers were surprised by their closing costs. Here’s some information to help you get started

Are You Ready To Fall in Love with Homeownership?

February 14, 2022

Financial benefits are always a key aspect of homeownership, but it’s also important to understand that the nonfinancial and personal benefits are why so many people genuinely fall in love with their homes. When you own your home, you likely feel a sense of emotional attachment because of the comfort it provides,

Why Now Is a Great Time To Sell Your House

November 29, 2021

As we near the end of the year, more homeowners are realizing the benefits of today’s sellers’ market. Record-breaking home price appreciation, growing equity, low inventory, and competitive mortgage rates are motivating homeowners to make a move that addresses their changing lifestyles. In fact, recent data from realtor.com shows a larger share of homeowners are planning to list their

How Sellers Win When Housing Inventory Is Low

November 9, 2021

In today’s housing market, the number of homes for sale is much lower than the strong buyer demand. As a result, homeowners ready to sell have a significant advantage. Here are three ways today’s low inventory will set you up for a win when you sell this season. 1. Higher Prices With so many

Numbers Don’t Lie – It’s Still a Great Time To Sell [INFOGRAPHIC]

November 5, 2021

Some Highlights Heading into the end of the year, you might wonder if it’s still a good time to sell your house. Here’s what the latest data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) says. Housing supply is lower than last year, and home prices are up nationwide. Meanwhile, the average home is selling fast and receiving