5 09, 2019

Everybody Calm Down! This Is NOT 2008

By |2019-09-05T03:00:08-07:00September 5th, 2019|Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, Selling Myths|Comments Off on Everybody Calm Down! This Is NOT 2008

Everybody Calm Down! This Is NOT 2008 | Simplifying The MarketLast week realtor.com released the results of a survey that produced three major revelations: 53% of home purchasers (first-time and repeat buyers) currently in the market believe a recession will occur this year or next. 57% believe the next recession will be as bad or worse than 2008. 55% said they would cancel plans to […]

30 08, 2019

A Recession Does Not Equal a Housing Crisis [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2019-08-30T03:00:12-07:00August 30th, 2019|Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Selling Myths|Comments Off on A Recession Does Not Equal a Housing Crisis [INFOGRAPHIC]

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...

25 07, 2019

3 Powerful Reasons to Buy a Home Now

By |2019-07-25T03:00:53-07:00July 25th, 2019|Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on 3 Powerful Reasons to Buy a Home Now

3 Powerful Reasons to Buy a Home Now | Simplifying The MarketWhether you are a first-time buyer or looking to move up to the home of your dreams, now is a great time to purchase a home. Here are three major reasons to buy today. 1. Affordability Many people focus solely on price when talking about home affordability. Since home prices have appreciated throughout the past […]

24 07, 2019

Mid-Year Housing Market Update: Three Things to Know Today

By |2019-07-24T03:00:13-07:00July 24th, 2019|Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Selling Myths|Comments Off on Mid-Year Housing Market Update: Three Things to Know Today

Mid-Year Housing Market Update: Three Things to Know Today | Simplifying The MarketShifting trends and industry-leading research are pointing toward some valuable projections about the status of the housing market for the rest of the year. If you’re thinking of buying or selling, or if you just want to know what experts are saying is on the horizon, here are the top three things to put on […]

22 07, 2019

Is Renting Right for Me?

By |2019-07-22T03:00:04-07:00July 22nd, 2019|Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, Rent vs. Buy|Comments Off on Is Renting Right for Me?

Is Renting Right for Me? | Simplifying The MarketIf you’re currently renting and have dreams of owning your own home, it may be a good time to think about your next move. With rent costs rising annually and many helpful down payment assistance programs available, homeownership may be closer than you realize. According to the 2018 Bank of America Homebuyer Insights Report, 74% of […]

18 07, 2019

The Surprising Profile of the Real Estate Investor

By |2019-07-18T03:00:56-07:00July 18th, 2019|Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on The Surprising Profile of the Real Estate Investor

The Surprising Profile of the Real Estate Investor | Simplifying The MarketOver 10% of all residential homes are purchased by investors, and that number continues to rise. Who are these investors? Many have speculated that the large institutional conglomerates such as Blackstone, American Homes 4 Rent, and Colony Starwood dominate investor purchases. However, a special report on investor home buying by CoreLogic, Don’t Call it a […]

12 07, 2019

Is Your First Home Now Within Your Grasp? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2019-07-12T03:00:08-07:00July 12th, 2019|Buying Myths, Demographics, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Millennials, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on Is Your First Home Now Within Your Grasp? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Is Your First Home Now Within Your Grasp? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying the Market

Some Highlights:

  • According to the US Census Bureau, “millennials” are defined as 18-36-year-olds.
  • According to NAR’s latest Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, the median age of all first-time home buyers is 32.
  • More and more “old millennials” (25-36) are realizing that homeownership is within their grasp now!
8 07, 2019

Now’s the Time to Move-Up and Upgrade Your Current Home!

By |2019-07-08T03:00:41-07:00July 8th, 2019|Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Luxury Market, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on Now’s the Time to Move-Up and Upgrade Your Current Home!

Now’s the Time to Move-Up and Upgrade Your Current Home! | Simplifying The MarketHomes priced at the top 25% of the price range for a particular area of the country are considered “premium homes.” In today’s real estate market, there are deals to be had at the higher end! This is great news for homeowners wanting to upgrade from their current house. Much of the demand for housing […]

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