The housing market has gone through a lot of change recently, and much of that was a result of how quickly mortgage rates rose last year. … [Read more...] about Experts Forecast a Turnaround in the Housing Market in 2023
If you’re a homeowner ready to make a move, you may be thinking about using your current house as a short-term rental property instead of selling it. A short-term rental (STR) is typically offered as an alternative to a hotel, and they’re an investment that’s gained popularity in recent years. According to a Harris Poll survey, … [Read more...] about Should You Rent Your House or Sell It?
As mortgage rates rose last year, activity in the housing market slowed down. And as a result, homes started seeing fewer offers and stayed on the market longer. That meant some homeowners decided to press pause on selling. … [Read more...] about Lower Mortgage Rates Are Bringing Buyers Back to the Market
There are plenty of good reasons you might be ready to move. No matter your motivations, before you list your current house, you need to consider where you’ll go next. … [Read more...] about Where Will You Go If You Sell? You Have Options.
Spring is usually the busiest season in the housing market. Many buyers wait until then to make their move, believing it’s the best time to find a home. However, that isn’t always the case when you factor in the competition you could face with other buyers at that time of year. If you’re ready to buy a home, here’s why it makes … [Read more...] about Why It Makes Sense To Move Before Spring
If you’ve seen recent headlines about foreclosures surging in the housing market, you’re certainly not alone. There’s no doubt, the stories in the media can be pretty confusing right now. They may even make you think twice about buying a home for fear that prices could crash. The reality is, the data shows a foreclosure crisis … [Read more...] about Why You Shouldn’t Fear Today’s Foreclosure Headlines
If you’ve been following the housing market over the last couple of years, you’ve likely heard about growing affordability challenges. But according to experts, the key factors that determine housing affordability are projected to improve this year. Selma Hepp, Executive, Deputy Chief Economist at CoreLogic, shares: … [Read more...] about The 3 Factors That Affect Home Affordability
Last year, the housing market slowed down in response to higher mortgage rates, and that had an impact on home prices. If you’re thinking of selling your house soon, that means you’ll want to adjust your expectations accordingly. As realtor.com explains: … [Read more...] about Want To Sell Your House? Price It Right.