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Wondering Where You’ll Move if You Sell Your House Today?

By Jessica Couch | Jul 18, 2022

If you put a pause on your home search because you weren’t sure where you’d go once you sold your house, it might be a good time to get back into the market. That’s because today’s market is undergoing a shift, and the supply of homes for sale is increasing […]

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Should I Rent or Should I Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Jessica Couch | Jul 15, 2022

Some Highlights It’s worth considering the many benefits of homeownership before you make the decision to rent or buy a home. When you buy, you can stabilize your housing costs, own a tangible asset, and grow your net worth as you gain equity. When you rent, you face rising housing […]

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Housing Experts Say This Isn’t a Bubble

By Jessica Couch | Jul 14, 2022

With so much talk about an economic slowdown, some people are asking if the housing market is heading for a crash like the one in 2008. To really understand what’s happening with real estate today, it’s important to lean on the experts for reliable information. Here’s why economists and industry […]

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Should I Buy a Home Right Now?

By Jessica Couch | Jul 13, 2022

If you’ve been thinking about buying a home, you likely have one question on the top of your mind: should I buy right now, or should I wait? While no one can answer that question for you, here’s some information that could help you make your decision. The Future of […]

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Expert Housing Market Forecasts for the Second Half of the Year

By Jessica Couch | Jul 12, 2022

The housing market is at a turning point, and if you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, that may leave you wondering: is it still a good time to buy a home? Should I make a move this year? To help answer those questions, let’s turn to the experts […]

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The Drop in Mortgage Rates Brings Good News for Homebuyers

By Jessica Couch | Jul 11, 2022

Over the past few weeks, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac fell by half a percent. The drop happened over concerns about a potential recession. And since mortgage rates have risen dramatically this year, homebuyers across the country should see this decline as welcome news. Freddie Mac […]

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Why Growing Home Equity Is Great News if You Plan To Move [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Jessica Couch | Jul 8, 2022

Some Highlights According to the latest data from CoreLogic, the average homeowner gained $64,000 in home equity over the past 12 months. That much equity can be a game-changer when you move. When you sell, it could be some (if not all) of what you need for a down payment […]

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What Does an Economic Slowdown Mean for the Housing Market?

By Jessica Couch | Jul 7, 2022

According to a recent survey, more and more Americans are concerned about a possible recession. Those concerns were validated when the Federal Reserve met and confirmed they were strongly committed to bringing down inflation. And, in order to do so, they’d use their tools and influence to slow down the […]

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How Your Equity Can Grow over Time

By Jessica Couch | Jul 6, 2022

It’s true that record levels of home price appreciation have spurred significant equity gains for homeowners over the past few years. As Diana Olick, Real Estate Correspondent at CNBC, says: “The stunning jump in home values over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic has given U.S. homeowners record amounts of housing […]

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