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The Worst Home Price Declines Are Behind Us
If you’re following the news today, you may feel a bit unsure about what’s happening with home prices and fear whether or not the worst is yet to come. That’s because today’s headlines are painting an unnecessarily negative picture. Contrary to those headlines, home prices aren’t in a freefall. This [...]
The Impact of Changing Mortgage Rates
If you’re looking to buy a home, you should know even a small change in mortgage rates has an impact on your purchasing power. The charts below show how rates generally affect your monthly payment. The best way to navigate changing mortgage rates and make an informed buying decision is [...]
The Power of Mortgage Pre-Approval
If you’re thinking of buying a home this spring, today’s housing market can feel like a challenge. With so few homes on the market right now, plus higher mortgage rates, it’s essential to have a firm grasp on your homebuying budget. You’ll also need a sense of determination to find [...]
What’s the Difference Between a Home Inspection and an Appraisal?
If you’re planning to buy a home, you'll need a property inspection and an appraisal before you can complete the purchase. Maybe you're wondering if, or why, you need both. In this blog, we're going to discuss the difference between a home inspection and an appraisal. A home inspection assesses [...]
5 Reasons Millennials Are Buying Homes
In the United States, there are over 72 million millennials. If you’re part of that generation and have thought about buying a home, you aren’t alone. According to Zonda, 98% of millennials want to become a homeowner at some point if they aren’t already. But why? There are plenty of [...]
What the Experts Are Saying About the Spring Housing Market
The housing market’s been going through a lot of change lately, and there’s been uncertainty surrounding what will happen this spring. You may be wondering if more homes will go on the market, what’s next with home prices and mortgage rates, or what the best advice is for someone like [...]