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Monthly Archives: May 2022

    How Homeownership Can Bring You Joy

    By KCM Crew | May 18, 2022

    If you’re trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home, you’re probably weighing a few different factors. The financial benefits of homeownership might be one of the reasons you want to make a purchase if you’re a renter, but the decision can also be motivated by having a place that’s uniquely your own. […] Read More

    Why Rising Mortgage Rates Push Buyers off the Fence

    By KCM Crew | May 17, 2022

    If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ve probably heard mortgage rates are rising and have wondered what that means for you. Since mortgage rates have increased over two percentage points this year, it’s natural to think about how this will impact your homeownership plans. Today, buyers are reacting in one of two ways: they’re […] Read More

    If You’re a Homeowner, You Have Incredible Leverage When You Sell Today

    By KCM Crew | May 16, 2022

    In today’s housing market, homeowners have a great opportunity to sell their house and receive the best terms for their personal situation. That’s because there’s a limited number of homes for sale, which is creating competition among buyers. Right now, homebuyers want three things: To be the winning bid on their dream home To buy […] Read More

    Should You Update Your House Before Selling? Ask a Real Estate Professional. [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By KCM Crew | May 13, 2022

    Some Highlights If you’re deciding whether you should make updates before you sell your house, lean on your trusted real estate advisor to be your guide. In today’s sellers’ market, buyers have limited options and may be more willing to take on repa... Read More

    Should You Update Your House Before Selling? Ask a Real Estate Professional. [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By KCM Crew | May 13, 2022

    Some Highlights If you’re deciding whether you should make updates before you sell your house, lean on your trusted real estate advisor to be your guide. In today’s sellers’ market, buyers have limited options and may be more willing to take on repa... Read More

    What You Actually Need To Know About the Number of Foreclosures in Today’s Housing Market

    By KCM Crew | May 12, 2022

    While you may have seen recent stories about the volume of foreclosures today, context is important. During the pandemic, many homeowners were able to pause their mortgage payments using the forbearance program. The goal was to help homeowners financially during the uncertainty created by the health crisis. When the forbearance program began, many experts were […] Read More

    Are There More Homes Coming to the Market?

    By KCM Crew | May 11, 2022

    According to a recent survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), one of the top challenges buyers face in today’s housing market is finding a home that meets their needs. That’s largely because the inventory of homes for sale is so low today. If you’re looking to buy a home, you may have noticed […] Read More

    Will Home Prices Fall This Year? Here’s What Experts Say.

    By KCM Crew | May 10, 2022

    Many people are wondering: will home prices fall this year? Whether you’re a potential homebuyer, seller, or both, the answer to this question matters for you. Let’s break down what’s happening with home prices, where experts say they’re headed, and how this impacts your homeownership goals. What’s Happening with Home Prices?  Home prices have seen 121 […] Read More

    How Today’s Mortgage Rates Impact Your Home Purchase

    By KCM Crew | May 9, 2022

    If you’re planning to buy a home, it’s critical to understand the relationship between mortgage rates and your purchasing power. Purchasing power is the amount of home you can afford to buy that’s within your financial reach. Mortgage rates directly impact the monthly payment you’ll have on the home you purchase. So, when rates rise, […] Read More

    2022 Housing Market Forecast [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By KCM Crew | May 6, 2022

    Some Highlights What does the rest of the year hold for the housing market? Here’s what experts have to say about what lies ahead. Home prices are projected to rise and so are mortgage rates. Experts are also forecasting another strong year for home... Read More