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Monthly Archives: September 2020

    The Surging Real Estate Market Continues to Climb

    By KCM Crew | September 16, 2020

    Earlier this year, announced the release of the Housing Recovery Index, a weekly guide showing how the pandemic has impacted the residential real estate market. The index leverages a weighted average of four key components of the housing industry by tracking each of the following: Housing Demand – Growth in online search activity Home […] Read More

    Is Now a Good Time to Move?

    By KCM Crew | September 15, 2020

    How long have you lived in your current home? If it’s been a while, you may be thinking about moving. According to the latest Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), in 2019, homeowners were living in their homes for an average of 10 years. That’s a long time […] Read More

    Two New Surveys Indicate Urban to Suburban Lean

    By KCM Crew | September 14, 2020

    There has been much talk around the possibility that Americans are feeling less enamored with the benefits of living in a large city and now may be longing for the open spaces that suburban and rural areas provide. In a recent Realtor Magazine article, they discussed the issue and addressed comments made by Lawrence Yun, […] Read More

    Virtual School Is Changing Homebuyer Needs [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By KCM Crew | September 11, 2020

    Some Highlights With remote learning sweeping the nation this academic year, organized spaces with enough room for kids to learn effectively are high on buyer wish lists. If you’re trying to make room for your family’s growing needs, multi-purpose r... Read More

    Homebuyer Traffic Is on the Rise

    By KCM Crew | September 10, 2020

    One of the biggest surprises of 2020 is the resilience of the residential real estate market. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), is now forecasting that more homes will sell this year than last year. He’s also predicting home sales to increase by 8-12% next year. There’s strong evidence that […] Read More

    The Latest Unemployment Rate Fell to 8.4%

    By KCM Crew | September 9, 2020

    Last Friday, the Bureau for Labor Statistics released their Employment Report for August 2020. The big surprise was that the unemployment rate fell to 8.4%, a full percent lower than what many analysts had forecasted earlier in the week. Though it is tough to look at this as great news when millions of Americans are […] Read More

    Have You Ever Seen a Housing Market Like This?

    By KCM Crew | September 8, 2020

    The year 2020 will certainly be one to remember, with new realities and norms that changed the way we live. This year’s real estate market is certainly no exception to that shift, with historic highlights continuing to break records and challenge what many thought possible in the housing market. Here’s a look at four key […] Read More

    Thank You, Essential Workers

    By KCM Crew | September 7, 2020

    To all essential workers on this Labor Day, thank you. Read More

    The 2020 Homebuyer Wish List [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By KCM Crew | September 4, 2020

    Some Highlights The word “home” is taking on a whole new meaning this year, and buyers are starting to look for new features as they re-think their needs and what’s truly possible. From more outdoor space to virtual classrooms for their children, bu... Read More

    Homebuyer Demand Is Far Above Last Year’s Pace

    By The KCM Crew | September 3, 2020

    Homebuying has been on the rise over the past few months, with record-breaking sales powering through the market in June and July. Buyers are actively purchasing homes, and the momentum is continuing into the fall. It is, however, becoming harder for buyers to find homes to purchase. If you’ve been thinking about selling your house, […] Read More