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    • Latest Unemployment Report: Great News…for the Most Part

      Latest Unemployment Report: Great News…for the Most Part

      The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released their latest Employment Situation Summary last Thursday, and it again beat analysts’ expectations in a big way. The consensus was for 3,074,000 jobs to be added in June. The report revealed that 4,800,000 jobs were added. The unemployment rate fell to 11.1% from 13.3% last month. Again, excellent […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • Is the Health Crisis Driving Buyers Out of Urban Areas?

      Is the Health Crisis Driving Buyers Out of Urban Areas?

      The pandemic has caused consumers to re-examine the components that make up the “perfect home.” Many families are no longer comfortable with the locations and layouts of their existing homes. The allure of city life (more congested) seems to be giving way to either suburban or rural life (less congested). The fascination with an open […]
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    • A Historic Rebound for the Housing Market

      A Historic Rebound for the Housing Market

      Pending Home Sales increased by 44.3% in May, registering the highest month-over-month gain in the index since the National Association of Realtors (NAR) started tracking this metric in January 2001. So, what exactly are pending home sales, and why is this rebound so important? According to NAR, the Pending Home Sales Index (PHS) is: “A […]
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    • Are New Homes Going to Be Available to Buy This Year?

      Are New Homes Going to Be Available to Buy This Year?

      In today’s economy, everyone seems to be searching for signs that a recovery is coming soon. Many experts agree that it may actually already be in motion or will be starting by the 3rd quarter of this year. With the housing market positioned to lead the way out of this recession, builder confidence might be […]
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    • Real Estate Will Lead the Economic Recovery

      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 year. As we get back to work and the financial landscape of the […]
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    • Economists Forecast Recovery to Begin in the Second Half of 2020

      Economists Forecast Recovery to Begin in the Second Half of 2020

      With the U.S. economy on everyone’s minds right now, questions about the country’s financial outlook continue to come up daily. The one that seems to keep rising to the top is: when will the economy begin to recover? While no one knows exactly how a rebound will play out, expert economists around the country are […]
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    • Why This Summer Is the 2020 Real Estate Season

      Why This Summer Is the 2020 Real Estate Season

      With stay-at-home orders starting to gradually lift throughout parts of the country, data indicates homebuyers are jumping back into the market. After many families put their plans on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, what we once called the busy spring real estate season is shifting into the summer. In 2020, summer is the new […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • Why This Summer Is the 2020 Real Estate Season

      Why This Summer Is the 2020 Real Estate Season

      With stay-at-home orders starting to gradually lift throughout parts of the country, data indicates homebuyers are jumping back into the market. After many families put their plans on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, what we once called the busy spring real estate season is shifting into the summer. In 2020, summer is the new […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • Buying or Selling a Home? You Need an Expert Kind of Guide

      Buying or Selling a Home? You Need an Expert Kind of Guide

      In a normal housing market, whether you’re buying or selling a home, you need an experienced guide to help you navigate through the process. You need someone you can turn to who will tell you how to price your home correctly right from the start. You need someone who can help you determine what to […]
      Written by KCM Crew