Market Updates

April 19, 2024

Myths About the 2024 Housing Market



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  • When it comes to the current housing market, there are some myths circling around right now.
  • Some of the more common ones are that it’s better to wait for mortgage rates to fall or prices to crash. But there are others about the supply of homes for sale ...
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April 19, 2024

Should I Wait for Mortgage Rates To Come Down Before I Move?




If you’ve got a move on your mind, you may be wondering whether you should wait to sell until mortgage rates come down before you spring into action. Here’s some information that could help answer that question for you.

In the housing market, there’s a longstanding relationship between mortgage rates ...

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Posted in Market Updates
March 28, 2024

Single Women Are Embracing Homeownership



In today's housing market, more and more single women are becoming homeowners. According to data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 19% of all homebuyers are single women, while only 10% are single men.

If you're a single woman trying to buy your first home ...

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March 28, 2024

What’s the Latest with Mortgage Rates?



Recent headlines may leave you wondering what’s next for mortgage ratesMaybe you’d previously heard there were going to be cuts this year that would bring rates down. That refers to the Federal Reserve (the Fed) and what they do to their Fed Funds Rate. While cutting, or ...

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March 21, 2024

What Are Experts Saying About the Spring Housing Market?



If you’re planning to move soon, you might be wondering if there'll be more homes to choose from, where prices and mortgage rates are headed, and how to navigate today’s market. If so, here's what the professionals are saying about what’s in store for this season.

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March 15, 2024

The Latest Trends in Housing



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March 15, 2024

Your Home Is a Powerful Investment



Going into 2023, there was a lot of talk about a possible recession that would cause the housing market to crash. Some in the media were even forecasting home prices would drop by as much as 10-20%—and that might have made you feel a bit unsure about buying a ...

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Feb. 1, 2024

Foreclosure Activity Is Still Lower than the Norm



Have you seen headlines talking about the increase in foreclosures in today’s housing market? If so, they may leave you feeling a bit uneasy about what’s ahead. But remember, these clickbait titles don’t always give you the full story.

The truth is, if you compare the current numbers with what ...

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Jan. 11, 2024

The Dramatic Impact of Homeownership on Net Worth



If you're trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home this year, here's a powerful insight that could give you the clarity and confidence you need to make your decision.

Every three years, the Federal Reserve releases the Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF), which compares ...

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Dec. 21, 2023

Why Mortgage Rates Could Continue To Decline



When you read about the housing market, you’ll probably come across some information about inflation or recent decisions made by the Federal Reserve (the Fed). But how do those two things impact you and your homebuying plans? Here's what you need to know.

The Federal Funds Rate Hikes ...

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