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    The 3 Factors That Affect Home Affordability

    By Monica Young | January 24, 2023

    The 3 Factors That Affect Home Affordability If you’ve been following the housing market over the last couple of years, you’ve likely heard about growing affordability challenges. But according to experts, the key factors that determine housing affordability are projected to improve this year. Selma Hepp, Executive, Deputy Chief Economist at CoreLogic, shares: “. . . with slowly... Read More

    Want To Sell Your House? Price It Right.

    By Monica Young | January 23, 2023

    Want To Sell Your House? Price It Right. Last year, the housing market slowed down in response to higher mortgage rates, and that had an impact on home prices. If you’re thinking of selling your house soon, that means you’ll want to adjust your expectations accordingly. As realtor.com explains: “. . . some of the more prominent pandemic trends... Read More

    Confused About What’s Going on in the Housing Market? Lean on a Professional

    By Monica Young | December 27, 2022

    Confused About What’s Going on in the Housing Market? Lean on a Professional. If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home, you probably want to know what’s really happening with home prices, mortgage rates, housing supply, and more. That’s not an easy task considering how sensationalized headlines are today. Jay Thompson, Real Estate Industry Consultant, explains: “Housing market headlines are everywhere.... Read More

    3 Ways You Can Use Your Home Equity

    By Monica Young | November 29, 2022

    3 Ways You Can Use Your Home Equity If you’re a homeowner, odds are your equity has grown significantly over the last few years as home prices skyrocketed and you made your monthly mortgage payments. Home equity builds over time and can help you achieve certain goals. According to the latest Equity Insights Report from CoreLogic, the average borrower with a home loan has... Read More

    Home Sweet Home: The Emotional Benefits of Homeownership

    By Monica Young | November 25, 2022

    Home Sweet Home: The Emotional Benefits of Homeownership Some Highlights While there are many financial perks to owning a home, there are also powerful non-financial benefits to consider if you’re thinking about making a move. Homeownership allows you to express yourself, gives you greater privacy and comfort, enhances your connection to your community and loved ones, and is an achievement to... Read More

    Thank You for Your Support

    By Monica Young | November 24, 2022

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    What Homeowners Want To Know About Selling in Today’s Market

    By Monica Young | November 22, 2022

    What Homeowners Want To Know About Selling in Today’s Market If you’re thinking about selling your house, you’re likely hearing about the cooling housing market and wondering what that means for you. While it’s not the peak intensity we saw during the pandemic, we’re still in a sellers’ market. That means you haven’t missed your window. Realtor.com explains:... Read More

    Mortgage Rates Will Come Down, It’s Just a Matter of Time

    By Monica Young | November 21, 2022

    Mortgage Rates Will Come Down, It’s Just a Matter of Time This past year, rising mortgage rates have slowed the red-hot housing market. Over the past nine months, we’ve seen fewer homes sold than the previous month as home price growth has slowed. All of this is due to the fact that the average 30-year fixed... Read More

    Top Questions About Selling Your Home This Winter

    By Monica Young | November 16, 2022

    Top Questions About Selling Your Home This Winter There’s no denying the housing market is undergoing a shift this season, and that may leave you with some questions about whether it still makes sense to sell your house. Here are three of the top questions you may be asking – and the data that helps answer... Read More

    Why It May Be Time To Add Newly Built Homes to Your Search

    By Monica Young | November 15, 2022

    Why It May Be Time To Add Newly Built Homes to Your Search If you put a pause on your home search because you weren’t sure where you’d go once you sold your house, it might be a good time to get back into the market. If you’re willing to work with a trusted agent to... Read More