3 Hot Topics in the Housing Market Right Now
by KCM Crew on 2021-07-26 at 5:00 AM
If you’re a prospective buyer or seller, it’s important to understand the current real estate market conditions and how they affect you. The Counselors of Real Estate (CRE) just released its Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate report. Here are three hot topics from the list and how they impact today’s housing market. Technology Acceleration and
Pop Quiz: Can You Define These Key Terms in...
by KCM Crew on 2021-07-23 at 5:00 AM
Some Highlights The language of buying and selling a home may sound scary at first, but knowing how key terms relate to today’s market can help you. For example, current low mortgage rates and higher wages positively impact affordability for buyers, while home price appreciation continues to grow home equity, which sellers can use to fuel a move up. Terms like appraisal (what lenders […]
Today’s Real Estate Market Explained Through 4...
by KCM Crew on 2021-07-22 at 5:00 AM
As we move into the second half of the year, one thing is clear: the current real estate market is one for the record books. The exact mix of conditions we have today creates opportunities for both buyers and sellers. Here’s a look at four key components that are shaping this unprecedented market. A Shortage
Consumer losses due to Covid-related fraud top...
on 2021-07-26 at 3:05 PM
Consumers have reported losing more than $500 million to Covid-related fraud since the beginning of 2020, according to the Federal Trade Commission.
International buyers dropped out of U.S. housing...
on 2021-07-26 at 12:10 PM
Sales of U.S. homes to foreign buyers fell by 31% from April 2020 to March 2021, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Housing boom is over as new home sales fall to...
on 2021-07-26 at 11:38 AM
After a year of frenzied buying and price gains in the double digits, newly built homes are now out of reach for much of the demand that remains in the market.
Homeowners Feel Ready to Sell
on 2018-10-08 at 11:02 AM
77 percent of Americans think that now is a good time to sell a home, a new record high.
Trick or Treat Safety Rules for Homeowners
on 2018-10-08 at 10:56 AM
Using bright outdoor lights, LED lights instead of candles, and friction tape on steps to prevent slips will help make Halloween safer for everyone.
Consumers Care About the Environment
on 2018-10-08 at 10:49 AM
American property owners and communities are more concerned about the environment than ever before, and consumer inclinations for walkable communities and energy-efficient homes are on the rise.