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    • Three Ways Low Inventory Is a Win for Sellers

      Three Ways Low Inventory Is a Win for Sellers

      The number of houses for sale today is significantly lower than the high buyer activity in the current housing market. According to Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “There is no shortage of hopeful, potential buyers, but inventory is historically low.” When the demand for homes is higher than what’s […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • Buyer Interest Is Growing among Younger Generations

      Buyer Interest Is Growing among Younger Generations

      The demand for homes this year is extraordinary as record-breaking numbers of hopeful buyers continue to shop for homes. In a normal year, the peak homebuying season comes to a close by early fall. However, 2020 is anything but a normal year, and the housing market is no exception. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • How Down Payment Assistance Opens the Door to Homeownership

      How Down Payment Assistance Opens the Door to Homeownership

      Many people are eager to buy a home right now while affordability continues to be a highlight of the current housing market. However, a recent survey by Sparks Research shows that 20% of first-time homebuyers cite a lack of financial education as a barrier to homeownership. This is definitely understandable. If you don’t feel comfortable […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • Two Important Impacts of Home Equity

      Two Important Impacts of Home Equity

      Equity continues to rise, helping American homeowners secure a much more stable financial future. According to the most recent data from CoreLogic, the average homeowner gained $9,800 in equity over the past year. In addition, experts project 2020 home prices to continue rising. With prices going up, equity gains will also keep accelerating. Black Knight […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • Selling Your House Is the Right Move, Right Now [INFOGRAPHIC]

      Selling Your House Is the Right Move, Right Now [INFOGRAPHIC]

      Some Highlights

      • Demand from homebuyers has skyrocketed this year, which means today’s sellers are poised to win big. This ideal moment in time to sell your house won’t last forever, though.
      • With more sellers coming to the market in the spring, waiting until next year means buyers will have more choices, so your home may not stand out from the crowd.
      • Let’s connect today to discuss why now may be the right time to make a move on your terms.
      Written by KCM Crew
    • Home Values Projected to Keep Rising

      Home Values Projected to Keep Rising

      As we enter the final months of 2020 and continue to work through the challenges this year has brought, some of us wonder what impact continued economic uncertainty could have on home prices. Looking at the big picture, the rules of supply and demand will give us the clearest idea of what is to come. […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • Why Today’s Options Will Save Homeowners from Foreclosure

      Why Today’s Options Will Save Homeowners from Foreclosure

      Many housing experts originally voiced concern that the mortgage forbearance program (which allows families impacted financially by COVID to delay mortgage payments to a later date) could lead to an increase in foreclosures when forbearances end. Some originally forecasted that up to 30% of homeowners would choose to enter forbearance. Less than 10% actually did, […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • Americans Are Gaining Confidence in the Economy

      Americans Are Gaining Confidence in the Economy

      The September Jobs Report issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the unemployment rate dropped to 7.9%. Though that percentage is well below what experts projected earlier this year, it still means millions of people are without work. There’s no way to minimize the tremendous impact this pandemic-induced recession continues to have on […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • Real Estate Continues to Show Unprecedented Strength This Year

      Real Estate Continues to Show Unprecedented Strength This Year

      The 2020 housing market has surpassed all expectations and continues to drive the nation’s economic recovery. The question is, will this positive trend continue throughout the rest of the year, especially given the uncertainty around the current health crisis, the upcoming election, and more? Here’s a look at what several industry-leading experts have to say. […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • How to Prepare for a Bidding War [INFOGRAPHIC]

      How to Prepare for a Bidding War [INFOGRAPHIC]

      Some Highlights

      • With so few houses available on the market today, being ready for a bidding war is essential for prospective homebuyers.
      • From pre-approval to making your best offer, here are three tips to make sure you can act quickly and confidently when you find the perfect home.
      • Let’s connect today to be sure you have the guidance you need as the competition for homes heats up this season.
      Written by KCM Crew