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Category: Housing Market Updates

    Your House Could Be the #1 Item on a Homebuyer’s Wish List During the Holidays

    By KCM Crew | November 28, 2022

    Each year, homeowners planning to make a move are faced with a decision: sell their house during the holidays or wait. And others who have already listed their homes may think about removing their listings and waiting until the new year to go back on the market. The truth is many buyers want to purchase […] Read More

    What Buyers Need To Know About the Inventory of Homes Available for Sale

    By KCM Crew | November 23, 2022

    If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’re likely trying to juggle your needs, current mortgage rates, home prices, your schedule, and more to try to decide if you want to jump into the market. If this sounds like you, here’s one key factor that could help you with your decision: there are more homes for […] Read More

    What Homeowners Want To Know About Selling in Today’s Market

    By KCM Crew | November 22, 2022

    If you’re thinking about selling your house, you’re likely hearing about the cooling housing market and wondering what that means for you. While it’s not the peak intensity we saw during the pandemic, we’re still in a sellers’ market. That means you haven’t missed your window. Realtor.com explains: “. . . while prospective home sellers […] Read More

    Mortgage Rates Will Come Down, It’s Just a Matter of Time

    By KCM Crew | November 21, 2022

    This past year, rising mortgage rates have slowed the red-hot housing market. Over the past nine months, we’ve seen fewer homes sold than the previous month as home price growth has slowed. All of this is due to the fact that the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate has doubled this year, severely limiting homebuying power […] Read More

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

    By KCM Crew | November 18, 2022

    Some Highlights You may be wondering what needs to be renovated before you sell your house. In today’s shifting market, making your house appealing is more important than ever. That’s why it’s essential to lean on a real estate professional who has ... Read More

    Top Questions About Selling Your Home This Winter

    By KCM Crew | November 16, 2022

    There’s no denying the housing market is undergoing a shift this season, and that may leave you with some questions about whether it still makes sense to sell your house. Here are three of the top questions you may be asking – and the data that helps answer them – so you can make a […] Read More

    Home Equity: A Source of Strength for Homeowners Today

    By KCM Crew | November 14, 2022

    Experts agree there’s no chance of a large-scale foreclosure crisis like we saw back in 2008, and that’s good news for the housing market. As Mark Fleming, Chief Economist at First American, says: “. . . don’t expect a housing bust like the mid-2000s, as lending standards in this housing cycle have been much tighter […] Read More

    What’s Ahead for Mortgage Rates and Home Prices?

    By KCM Crew | November 9, 2022

    Now that the end of 2022 is within sight, you may be wondering what’s going to happen in the housing market next year and what that may mean if you’re thinking about buying a home. Here’s a look at the latest expert insights on both mortgage rates and home prices so you can make your […] Read More

    Key Factors Affecting Home Affordability Today

    By KCM Crew | November 7, 2022

    Every time there’s a news segment about the housing market, we hear about the affordability challenges buyers are facing today. Those headlines are focused on how much mortgage rates have climbed this year. And while it’s true rates have risen dramatically, it’s important to remember they aren’t the only factor in the affordability equation. Here […] Read More

    Homeownership Wins Over Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By KCM Crew | November 4, 2022

    Some Highlights If you’re questioning whether or not to buy a home this year due to today’s cooling market, consider the long-term financial benefits of homeownership. As a homeowner, equity increases your wealth. On average, nationwide, home prices... Read More