Buying Real Estate

May 23, 2022

Work With a Real Estate Professional if You Want the Best Advice

Work With a Real Estate Professional if You Want the Best Advice | MyKCM

Buying or selling a home is a big decision. One of the biggest life decisions, and that is why clear, trustworthy information and guidance is so important. And while there is no such thing as perfect advice, when you align yourself with an expert, you’ll get the best advice for ...

View More
May 10, 2022

Will Home Prices Fall This Year? Here’s What Experts Say.


Retired couple discussing home prices

Many people are wondering: will home prices fall this year? Whether you’re a potential homebuyerseller, or both, the answer to this question matters for you. Let’s break down what’s happening with home prices, where experts say they’re headed, and how this impacts your homeownership goals.

What’s Happening ...

View More
May 3, 2022

Things That Could Help You Win a Bidding War on a Home

With a limited number of homes for sale today and more buyers than homes available, bidding wars have become commonplace. According to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), homes are getting an average of 4.8 offers per sale nationwide. Take a look at ...

View More
April 22, 2022

Myths About Today’s Housing Market

Myths About Today’s Housing Market [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

Some Highlights

View More
April 21, 2022

Why This Housing Market Is Not a Bubble Ready To Pop

Why This Housing Market Is Not a Bubble Ready To Pop | MyKCM

Homeownership has become a major element in achieving the American Dream. A recent report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) finds that over 86% of buyers agree homeownership is still the American Dream.

Prior to the 1950s, less than half of the country owned their own home. However, after ...

View More
April 20, 2022

How To Approach Rising Mortgage Rates as a Buyer

How To Approach Rising Mortgage Rates as a Buyer | MyKCM

In the last few weeks, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac inched up to 5%. While that news may have you questioning the timing of your home search, the truth is, timing has never been more important. Even though you may be tempted to put your plans ...

View More
April 13, 2022

Where Are Mortgage Rates Headed?

Where Are Mortgage Rates Headed? | MyKCM

There’s never been a truer statement regarding forecasting mortgage rates than the one offered last year by Mark Fleming, Chief Economist at First American:

“You know, the fallacy of economic forecasting is: Don't ever try and forecast interest rates and or, more specifically, if you're a real ...

View More
March 30, 2022

What’s Happening with Mortgage Rates, and Where Will They Go from Here?

 

What’s Happening with Mortgage Rates, and Where Will They Go from Here? | MyKCM

Based on the Primary Mortgage Market Survey from Freddie Mac, the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has increased by 1.2% (3.22% to 4.42%) since January of this year. The rate jumped by more than a quarter of a point from just a week ago. Here’s a visual ...

View More
Feb. 1, 2022

Curious About Local Real Estate?

Curious about local real estate? So are we! Every month we review trends in our real estate market and consider the number of homes on the market in each price tier, the amount of time particular homes have been listed for sale, specific neighborhood trends, the median price and square ...

View More
Nov. 8, 2021

Two Graphs That Show Why You Shouldn’t Be Upset About 3% Mortgage Rates

Two Graphs That Show Why You Shouldn’t Be Upset About 3% Mortgage Rates | MyKCM


With the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac climbing above 3%, rising rates are one of the topics dominating the discussion in the housing market today. And since experts project rates will rise further in the coming months, that conversation isn’t going away any time soon.

But as ...

View More