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What Does the Rest of the Year Hold for Home Prices?

By Jessica Couch | Aug 11, 2022

Whether you’re a potential homebuyer, seller, or both, you probably want to know: will home prices fall this year? Let’s break down what’s happening with home prices, where experts say they’re headed, and why this matters for your homeownership goals. Last Year’s Rapid Home Price Growth Wasn’t the Norm In […]

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Is the Shifting Market a Challenge or an Opportunity for Homebuyers?

By Jessica Couch | Aug 10, 2022

If you tried to buy a home during the pandemic, you know the limited supply of homes for sale was a considerable challenge. It created intense bidding wars which drove home prices up as buyers competed with one another to be the winning offer. But what was once your greatest […]

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Selling Your House? Your Asking Price Matters More Now Than Ever

By Jessica Couch | Aug 9, 2022

There’s no doubt about the fact that the housing market is slowing from the frenzy we saw over the past two years. But what does that mean for you if you’re thinking of selling your house? While home prices are still appreciating in most markets and experts say that will […]

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Why the Forbearance Program Changed the Housing Market

By Jessica Couch | Aug 8, 2022

When the pandemic hit in 2020, many experts thought the housing market would crash. They feared job loss and economic uncertainty would lead to a wave of foreclosures similar to when the housing bubble burst over a decade ago. Thankfully, the forbearance program changed that. It provided much-needed relief for […]

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Housing Market Forecast for the Rest of 2022 [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Jessica Couch | Aug 5, 2022

Some Highlights The housing market is shifting away from the intensity of the past two years. Here’s what experts project for the remainder of 2022. Home prices are forecast to rise more moderately than last year. Mortgage rates will respond to inflation, and home sales will be more in line […]

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Why It’s Still a Sellers’ Market

By Jessica Couch | Aug 4, 2022

As there’s more and more talk about the real estate market cooling off from the peak frenzy it saw during the pandemic, you may be questioning what that means for your plans to sell your house. If you’re thinking of making a move, you should know the market is still […]

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Buying a Home May Make More Financial Sense Than Renting One

By Jessica Couch | Aug 3, 2022

If rising home prices leave you wondering if it makes more sense to rent or buy a home in today’s housing market, consider this. It’s not just home prices that have risen in recent years – rental prices have skyrocketed as well. As a recent article from realtor.com says: “The median […]

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3 Graphs To Show This Isn’t a Housing Bubble

By Jessica Couch | Aug 2, 2022

With all the headlines and buzz in the media, some consumers believe the market is in a housing bubble. As the housing market shifts, you may be wondering what’ll happen next. It’s only natural for concerns to creep in that it could be a repeat of what took place in […]

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Why Are People Moving Today?

By Jessica Couch | Aug 1, 2022

Buying a home is a major life decision. That’s true whether you’re purchasing for the first time or selling your house to fuel a move. And if you’re planning to buy a home, you might be hearing about today’s shifting market and wondering what it means for you. While mortgage […]

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