What Experts Are Saying about the 2021 Job Market

By |2021-01-21T10:21:46-05:00January 21st, 2021|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|

Earlier this month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released their most recent Jobs Report. The report revealed that the economy lost 140,000 jobs in December. That’s a devastating number and dramatically impacts those households that lost a source of income. However, we need to give it some context. Greg Ip, Chief Economics Commentator at [...]

Owning a Home Is Still More Affordable Than Renting One

By |2021-01-20T09:50:09-05:00January 20th, 2021|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|

If spending more time at home over the past year is making you really think hard about buying a home instead of renting one, you’re not alone. You may be wondering, however, if the dollars and cents add up in your favor as home prices continue to rise. According to the experts, in many cases, [...]

Should I Wait for Lower Mortgage Interest Rates?

By |2021-01-19T09:53:35-05:00January 19th, 2021|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|

Historically low mortgage rates are a big motivator for homebuyers right now. In 2020 alone, rates hit new record-lows 16 times, and the trend continued into the early part of this year. Many hopeful homebuyers are now wondering if they should put their plans on hold and wait for the lowest rates imaginable. However, the [...]

How to Make the Dream of Homeownership a Reality This Year

By |2021-01-18T08:36:15-05:00January 18th, 2021|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|

In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired a powerful movement with his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Through his passion and determination, he sparked interest, ambition, and courage in his audience. Today, reflecting on his message encourages many of us to think about our own dreams, goals, beliefs, and aspirations. For many Americans, one [...]

Will Forbearance Plans Lead to a Tsunami of Foreclosures?

By |2021-01-13T09:33:39-05:00January 13th, 2021|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|

At the onset of the economic disruptions caused by the COVID pandemic, the government quickly put into place forbearance plans to allow homeowners to remain in their homes without making their monthly mortgage payments. Today, almost three million households are actively in a forbearance plan. Though 29.4% of those in forbearance have continued to stay [...]

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