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A Recession Does Not Equal a Housing Crisis

Some Highlights: There is plenty of talk in the media about a pending economic slowdown. The good news is, home values actually increased in 3 of the last 5 U.S. recessions, and decreased by less than 2% in the 4th. Many experts predict a potential recession is on the horizon. However, housing will not be [...]

By |2019-08-30T10:21:38-04:00August 30th, 2019|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|0 Comments

Top Priorities When Moving with Kids

According to the Pew Research Center, around 37% of U.S students will be going back to school soon and the rest have already started the new academic year. With school-aged children in your home, buying or selling a house can take on a whole different approach when it comes to finding the right size, location, [...]

By |2019-08-28T10:30:03-04:00August 28th, 2019|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|0 Comments

What’s the Latest on Interest Rates?

Mortgage rates have fallen by over a full percentage point since Q4 of 2018, settling at near-historic lows. This is big news for buyers looking to get more for their money in the current housing market. According to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey, “the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) rate averaged 3.60 percent, the lowest it [...]

By |2019-08-27T11:48:18-04:00August 27th, 2019|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|0 Comments

Experts Predict a Strong Housing Market for the Rest of 2019

We’re in the back half of the year, and with a decline in interest rates as well as home price and wage appreciation, many are wondering what the predictions are for the remainder of 2019. Here’s what some of the experts have to say: Ralph McLaughlin, Deputy Chief Economist for CoreLogic “We see the cooldown [...]

By |2019-08-26T10:09:24-04:00August 26th, 2019|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|0 Comments

Seniors Are on the Move in the Real Estate Market

Did you know August 21st is National Senior Citizens Day? According to the United States Census, we honor senior citizens today because,  “Throughout our history, older people have achieved much for our families, our communities, and our country. That remains true today and gives us ample reason…to reserve a special day in honor of the [...]

By |2019-08-21T13:17:31-04:00August 21st, 2019|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|0 Comments