• Happily Ever Homeowner

    Married couples once again dominated the first-time homebuyer statistics last year at 66% of all buyers, according to the most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers. It is no surprise that having two incomes to save for down payments and... Read More

  • Check Out Your New Neighborhood Before Buying

    The neighborhood matters When you ask a real estate agent the three most important things about any home, she's likely to reply, "Location, location, location." Before you buy a new home, you should carefully check out the neighborhood to which you... Read More

  • Know What You Want vs. What You Need When Looking For Your Dream Home

    In this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is really important to know what you’re looking for when you start your home search. If you’ve been thinking about buying a home of your own for some time now,... Read More

  • How Your Home's Value Grows Your Family's Wealth

    Over the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate 3.64% per year on average and to grow by 18.4% cumulatively, according to Pulsenomics’ most recent Home Price Expectation Survey. So, what does this mean... Read More

  • Where Are The Home Prices Heading in The Next 5 Years

    Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey. Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a nationwide panel of over one hundred... Read More

  • More Boomerang Buyers Are About to Enter the Market

    We previously informed you about a study conducted by TransUnion titled, “The Bubble, the Burst and Now – What Happened to the Consumer?” The study revealed that 1.5 million homeowners who were... Read More

  • Homeowner's Net Worth is Still Greater Than a Renter's

    Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. The latest survey, which includes data from 2010-2013, reports that a... Read More

  • Millennial Homeownership Rate Increases

    Recent headlines exclaimed the homeownership rate, as reported by the Census Bureau, rose again in the second quarter of 2017. What didn’t get much attention in the reports is that the homeownership rate for American households under... Read More

  • Rising Home Values Make It A Great Time To Refinance

    When interest rates are as low as they are and home values continue to rise, buyers come around to purchasing a home.  When buyers flock to the market, it feeds the value of your home.  Because inventory is tight right now, your... Read More

  • 3 Tips to Succeed in Today's Real Estate Market

    In today’s highly competitive real estate market, where inventory levels are not keeping up with the constant stream of buyer demand, there are steps you can take to ensure you are most prepared for success when buying a home. The 3 tips we... Read More

  • Preparing Financially for the Mortgage Process

    Purchasing a home is exciting and adventurous. Home buyers, particularly first-time home buyers, typically don’t know a lot about the process of financing a home. To avoid making mistakes, you need to know what you should expect. It is... Read More

  • Your Opportunity to Achieve the American Dream Keeps Getting Better

    Forbes.com recently released the latest results of their American Dream Index, in which they measure “the prosperity of the middle class, and…examine which states best support the American... Read More

  • Millennials Eager to Become Homebuyers

    According to a 2017 online survey conducted by the University of Michigan, Millennials are eager to put down roots and enjoy the “freedom” that comes from homeownership—with 95 percent of those surveyed saying they are actively... Read More

  • Do You Know How Much Equity You Have In Your Home

    CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 91,000 properties regained equity in the first quarter of 2017. This is great news for the country, as 48.2 million of all mortgaged properties are now in a positive equity... Read More

  • Homeownership is a Good Financial Investment

    According to a recent report by Trulia, “buying is cheaper than renting in 100 of the largest metro areas by an average of 33.1%.” The report may have some people thinking about buying a home instead of signing... Read More