• What Are Experts Saying About Home Prices

    Last week, a very well-respected real estate analytics firm surprised many with their home price projection for the next twelve months. CoreLogic, in their latest Home Price Index said: “The economic downturn that started in March 2020 is... Read More

  • Taking Advantage of Homebuying Affordability in Today's Market

    Everyone is ready to buy a home at a different time in their lives, and a health crisis or not, today is no exception. Understanding how affordability works and the main market factors that impact it may help those who are ready to buy a home narrow... Read More

  • What Are The Experts Saying About The Rest of 2020

    One of the biggest questions on everyone’s minds these days is: What’s going to happen to the housing market in the second half of the year? Based on recent data on the economy, unemployment, real estate, and more, many economists... Read More

  • Real Estate Tops Best Investment Poll for 7th Year Running

    Every year, Gallup conducts a survey of Americans to determine their choice for the best long-term investment. Respondents are asked to select real estate, stocks/mutual funds, gold, savings accounts/CDs, or bonds. For the seventh year in a row,... Read More

  • Real Estate Will Lead the Economic Recovery

    With more U.S. states reopening for business this summer, and as people start to return to work, we can expect the economy to begin improving. Most expert forecasts indicate this economic recovery will start to happen in the second half of this... Read More

  • The Benefits of Homeownership May Reach Further Than You Think

    More than ever, our homes have become an integral part of our lives. Today they are much more than the houses we live in. They’re evolving into our workplaces, schools for our children, and safe havens that provide shelter, stability, and... Read More

  • A Surprising Shift to the Burbs May Be on the Rise

    While many people across the U.S. have traditionally enjoyed the perks of an urban lifestyle, some who live in more populated city limits today are beginning to rethink their current neighborhoods. Being in close proximity to everything from the... Read More

  • Housing Market Positioned to Bring Back the Economy

    All eyes are on the American economy. As it goes, so does the world economy. With states beginning to reopen, the question becomes: which sectors of the economy will drive its recovery? There seems to be a growing consensus that the housing market... Read More

  • Why Home Equity Is a Bright Spark in the Housing Market

    Given how we have seen more unemployment claims than ever before over the past several weeks, fear is spreading widely. Some good news, however, shows that more than 4 million initial unemployment filers have likely already found a new job,... Read More

  • U.S. Homeownership Rate Rises to Highest Point in 8 Years

    For nearly two months, most of us have been following strict stay-at-home orders from our state and local governments. It is a whole new way of life that has put our daily lives on pause. On the other hand, many of us have also found a sense of... Read More

  • What Impact Might COVID-19 Have on Home Values

    A big challenge facing the housing industry is determining what impact the current pandemic may have on home values. Some buyers are hoping for major price reductions because the health crisis is straining the economy. The price of any item,... Read More

  • Using the ABCs of Equity to Help Get Through Uncertain Times

    Planning a financial strategy for your life is something many people put off until they’re forced to do it. Recent refinance application data suggests that many people have arrived at this point in early 2020, in the wake of the health... Read More

  • Recession? Yes - Housing Crash? No

    With over 90% of Americans now under a shelter-in-place order, many experts are warning that the American economy is heading toward a recession, if it’s not in one already. What does that mean to the residential real estate market? What is a... Read More

  • Be Ready To Move Forward When The Time Is Right

    During the last few weeks we have seen a major health crisis spread throughout the world, leading to a pause in the U.S. economy as businesses and consumers work to slow the spread of the coronavirus. It also has consumers remembering the economic... Read More

  • Is Now a Good Time to Refinance My Home

    With interest rates hitting all-time lows over the past few weeks, many homeowners are opting to refinance. To decide if refinancing your home is the best option for you and your family, start by asking yourself these questions: Why do you want to... Read More