Monthly Archives: April 2020

    • Why the Housing Market Is a Powerful Economic Driver

      With businesses starting to slowly open back up again in some parts of the country, it’s important to understand how housing can have a major impact on the recovery of the U.S. economy. As we’ve mentioned before, buying a home is a driving financial force in this process. Today, many analysts believe one of the […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • Buying a Home Right Now: Easy? No. Smart? Yes.

      Through all the volatility in the economy right now, some have put their search for a home on hold, yet others have not. According to ShowingTime, the real estate industry’s leading showing management technology provider, buyers have started to reappear over the last several weeks. In the latest report, they revealed: “The March ShowingTime Showing […]
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    • Rise to the Top of the Pool by Selling Your House Today

      With the release of the latest Economic Pulse Flash Survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), results show that people selling their houses today are holding strong on price. According to the most recent data, 74% of real estate agents noted that sellers are not dropping listing prices to attract more buyers. Lawrence Yun, […]
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    • 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, however, is determined by supply and demand, which is how many items are available in […]
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    • Today’s Expert Insight on the Housing Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

      Some Highlights

      • According to Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist at NAR, home prices are forecasted to rise.
      • Results from the Existing Home Sales Report note that home sales declined in March due to the coronavirus, but prices are still strong.
      • Let’s connect so you can better understand your home’s value today.
      Written by KCM Crew
    • Uncertainty Abounds in the Search for Economic Recovery Timetable

      Earlier this week, we discussed how most projections from financial institutions are calling for a quick V-shaped recovery from this economic downturn, and there’s research on previous post-pandemic recoveries to support that expectation. In addition, we noted how there are some in the business community who believe we may instead be headed for a U-shaped […]
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    • Keys to Selling Your House Virtually

      In a recent survey by realtor.com, people thinking about selling their homes indicated they’re generally willing to allow their agent and some potential buyers inside if done under the right conditions. They’re less comfortable, however, hosting an open house. This is understandable, given the health concerns associated with social contact these days. The question is, […]
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    • Will This Economic Crisis Have a V, U, or L-Shaped Recovery?

      Many American businesses have been put on hold as the country deals with the worst pandemic in over one hundred years. As the states are deciding on the best strategy to slowly and safely reopen, the big question is: how long will it take the economy to fully recover? Let’s look at the possibilities. Here […]
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    • The Pain of Unemployment: It Will Be Deep, But Not for Long

      There are two crises in this country right now: a health crisis that has forced everyone into their homes and a financial crisis caused by our inability to move around as we normally would. Over 20 million people in the U.S. became instantly unemployed when it was determined that the only way to defeat this […]
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    • How Technology is Helping Buyers Navigate the Home Search Process [INFOGRAPHIC]

      Some Highlights:

      • A recent realtor.com survey revealed that buyers are still considering moving forward with the homebuying process, even if they can’t see the home in-person.
      • While they still prefer to physically see a home, virtual home tours and accurate listing information top the list of tech specs buyers find most helpful in today’s process.
      • Let’s connect today to determine how technology can help power your home search.
      Written by KCM Crew