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How Buying or Selling a Home Benefits the Economy and Your Community

By Jessica Couch | May 25, 2022

If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, chances are you’re focusing on the many extraordinary ways it’ll change your life. But do you know it has a large impact on your community too? To measure that impact, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) releases a report each year […]

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Sellers Have an Opportunity with Today’s Home Prices

By Jessica Couch | May 24, 2022

As mortgage rates started to rise this year, many homeowners began to wonder if the value of their homes would fall. Here’s the good news. Historically, when mortgage rates rise by a percentage point or more, home values continue to appreciate. The latest data on home prices seems to confirm […]

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Work With a Real Estate Professional if You Want the Best Advice

By Jessica Couch | May 23, 2022

Because buying or selling a home is such a big decision in our lives, the need for clear, trustworthy information and guidance is crucial. And while no one can give you perfect advice, when you align yourself with an expert, you’ll get the best advice for your situation. An Expert […]

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Don’t Let Rising Inflation Delay Your Homeownership Plans [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Jessica Couch | May 20, 2022

Some Highlights If recent headlines about rising inflation are making you wonder if it’s still a good time to buy, here’s what experts have to say. Housing is an asset that typically grows in value. Plus, your mortgage helps stabilize your monthly housing costs, and buying protects you from rising […]

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The One Thing Every Homeowner Needs To Know About a Recession

By Jessica Couch | May 19, 2022

A recession does not equal a housing crisis. That’s the one thing that every homeowner today needs to know. Everywhere you look, experts are warning we could be heading toward a recession, and if true, an economic slowdown doesn’t mean homes will lose value. The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) […]

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How Homeownership Can Bring You Joy

By Jessica Couch | May 18, 2022

If you’re trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home, you’re probably weighing a few different factors. The financial benefits of homeownership might be one of the reasons you want to make a purchase if you’re a renter, but the decision can also be motivated by having a […]

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Why Rising Mortgage Rates Push Buyers off the Fence

By Jessica Couch | May 17, 2022

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ve probably heard mortgage rates are rising and have wondered what that means for you. Since mortgage rates have increased over two percentage points this year, it’s natural to think about how this will impact your homeownership plans. Today, buyers are reacting in […]

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If You’re a Homeowner, You Have Incredible Leverage When You Sell Today

By Jessica Couch | May 16, 2022

In today’s housing market, homeowners have a great opportunity to sell their house and receive the best terms for their personal situation. That’s because there’s a limited number of homes for sale, which is creating competition among buyers. Right now, homebuyers want three things: To be the winning bid on […]

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Should You Update Your House Before Selling? Ask a Real Estate Professional. [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Jessica Couch | May 13, 2022

Some Highlights If you’re deciding whether you should make updates before you sell your house, lean on your trusted real estate advisor to be your guide. In today’s sellers’ market, buyers have limited options and may be more willing to take on repairs themselves. If you’re thinking about selling your […]

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