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    Rent or Buy a home? Analyzing your fears. (Part 3 of 4)

    By Kathy-Ann Hill | February 1, 2023

    Rent or Buy a home? What is the right choice? (Part 1 of 4) Rent or Buy a home? Weighing your commitment. (Part 2 of 4) Rent or Buy a home? Analyzing your fears. (Part 3 of 4) … (Part 4 of 4) What if the market goes down? One of the most common concerns... Read More

    Rent or Buy a home? Weighing your commitments. (Part 2 of 4)

    By Kathy-Ann Hill | January 24, 2023

    Rent or Buy a home? What is the right choice? (Part 1 of 4) Rent or Buy a home? Weighing your commitment. (Part 2 of 4) Rent of Buy a home? Analyzing your fears. (Part 3 of 4) … (Part 4 of 4) It’s a common misconception that rent is “dead money,” and not owning... Read More

    Rent or Buy a home? What is the right choice? (Part 1 of 4)

    By Kathy-Ann Hill | January 16, 2023

    Rent or Buy a home? What is the right choice? (Part 1 of 4) Rent or Buy a home? Weighing your commitment. (Part 2 of 4) Rent of Buy a home? Analyzing your fears. (Part 3 of 4) … (Part 4 of 4) One of the most challenging decisions to make is the choice between... Read More

    Homeownership Is an Investment in Your Future

    By KCM Crew | December 8, 2022

    There are many people thinking about buying a home, but with everything affecting the economy, some are wondering if it’s a smart decision to buy now or if it makes more sense to wait it out. As Bob Broeksmit, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), explains: “The desire for homeownership is strong. […] Read More

    Should You Still Buy a Home with the Latest News About Inflation?

    By KCM Crew | October 19, 2022

    While the Federal Reserve is working hard to bring down inflation, the latest data shows the inflation rate is still high, remaining around 8%. This news impacted the stock market and added fuel to the fire for conversations about a recession. You’re likely feeling the impact in your day-to-day life as you watch the cost […] Read More

    The Emotional and Non-financial Benefits of Homeownership

    By KCM Crew | October 17, 2022

    With higher mortgage rates, you might be wondering if now’s the best time to buy a home. While the financial aspects are important to consider, there are also powerful non-financial reasons it may make sense to make a move. Here are just a few of the benefits that come with homeownership. Homeowners Can Make Their […] Read More

    Why Buying a Home May Make More Sense Than Renting [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By KCM Crew | September 30, 2022

    Some Highlights If you’re trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home, consider the advantages homeownership offers. Buying a home can help you escape the cycle of rising rents, it’s a powerful wealth-building tool, and it’s typically considered ... Read More

    The U.S. Homeownership Rate Is Growing

    By KCM Crew | August 15, 2022

    The desire to own a home is still strong today. In fact, according to the Census, the U.S. homeownership rate is on the rise. To illustrate the increase, the graph below shows the homeownership rate over the last year: That data shows more than half of the U.S. population live in a home they own, […] Read More

    Buying a Home May Make More Financial Sense Than Renting One

    By KCM Crew | August 3, 2022

    If rising home prices leave you wondering if it makes more sense to rent or buy a home in today’s housing market, consider this. It’s not just home prices that have risen in recent years – rental prices have skyrocketed as well. As a recent article from realtor.com says: “The median rent across the 50 largest […] Read More

    Should I Rent or Should I Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By KCM Crew | July 15, 2022

    Some Highlights It’s worth considering the many benefits of homeownership before you make the decision to rent or buy a home. When you buy, you can stabilize your housing costs, own a tangible asset, and grow your net worth as you gain equity. When ... Read More