Category: First Time Home Buyers

    • 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

      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
    • Interest Rates Hover Near Historic All-Time Lows [INFOGRAPHIC]

      Some Highlights

      • Mortgage interest rates have dropped considerably this spring and are hovering at a historically low level.
      • Locking in at a low rate today could save you thousands of dollars over the lifetime of your home loan.
      • Let’s connect to determine the best way to position yourself for a move in today’s market.
      Written by KCM Crew
    • #1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership: Family Wealth

      While growing up, we were taught by our parents and grandparents that owning a home is a financially savvy move. They explained how a mortgage is like a “forced savings plan.” When you pay rent, that money is lost forever. When you make a mortgage payment, much of that money accumulates as equity in the […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • Will Home Values Appreciate or Depreciate in 2020?

      With the housing market staggered to some degree by the health crisis the country is currently facing, some potential purchasers are questioning whether home values will be impacted. The price of any item is determined by supply as well as the market’s demand for that item. Each month the National Association of Realtors (NAR) surveys […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • 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 comfort by slowing down and spending time […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • How to Test-Drive a Neighborhood While Sheltering in Place [INFOGRAPHIC]

      Some Highlights

      • Staying at home doesn’t mean your search for a new place needs to come to a standstill.
      • Check out these tips on how to explore other neighborhoods virtually in the homebuying process. You may find a spot that better suits your needs without ever leaving your living room!
      • Let’s connect today so you have help with all of the additional steps along the way, and you’re ready to make your next move.
      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 […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • 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
    • The #1 Thing You Can Do Now to Position Yourself to Buy a Home This Year

      The last few weeks and months have caused a major health crisis throughout the world, leading to a pause in the U.S. economy as businesses and consumers work to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The rapid spread of the virus has been compared to prior pandemics and outbreaks not seen in many years. It […]
      Written by KCM Crew