Buying Real Estate

Feb. 27, 2024

Expert Home Price Forecasts for 2024 Revised Up



Over the past few months, experts have revised their 2024 home price forecasts based on the latest data and market signals, and they’re even more confident prices will rise, not fall.

So, let’s see exactly how experts’ thinking has shifted – and what’s caused the change.

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Feb. 23, 2024

How Changing Mortgage Rates Impact You [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Feb. 21, 2024

Some Experts Say Mortgage Rates May Fall Below 6% Later This Year



There’s a lot of confusion in the market about what’s happening with day-to-day movement in mortgage rates right now, but here’s what you really need to know: compared to the near 8% peak last fall, mortgage rates have trended down overall.

And if you’re looking to buy or  ...

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Feb. 12, 2024

What’s Really Happening with Mortgage Rates?



Are you feeling a bit unsure about what’s really happening with mortgage rates? That might be because you’ve heard someone say they’re coming down. But then you read somewhere else that they’re up again. And that may leave you scratching your head and wondering what’s true.

The simplest answer is ...

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Feb. 8, 2024

Home Equity Can Be a Game Changer When You Sell



Are you on the fence about selling your house? While affordability is improving this year, it’s still tight. And that may be on your mind. But understanding your home equity could be the key to making your decision easier. An article from Bankrate explains:

Home equity is the ...
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Feb. 7, 2024

Why Pre-Approval Is Even More Important This Year



On the road to becoming a homeowner? If so, you may have heard the term pre-approval get tossed around. Let’s break down what it is and why it’s important if you’re looking to buy a home in 2024.

What Pre-Approval Is

As part of the homebuying process, your lender will ...

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Feb. 5, 2024

Why Having Your Own Agent Matters When Buying a New Construction Home



Finding the right home is one of the biggest challenges for potential buyers today. Right now, the supply of homes for sale is still low. But there is a bright spot. Newly built homes make up a larger percent of the total homes available for sale than normal. That’s ...

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Jan. 31, 2024

Foreclosure Activity Is Still Lower than the Norm



Have you seen headlines talking about the increase in foreclosures in today’s housing market? If so, they may leave you feeling a bit uneasy about what’s ahead. But remember, these clickbait titles don’t always give you the full story.

The truth is, if you compare the current numbers with what ...

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Jan. 29, 2024

Will a Silver Tsunami Change the 2024 Housing Market?



Have you ever heard the term “Silver Tsunami” and wondered what it's all about? If so, that might be because there’s been lot of talk about it online recently. Let's dive into what it is and why it won't drastically impact the housing market.

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Jan. 26, 2024

Why It’s More Affordable To Buy a Home This Year [INFOGRAPHIC]

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